The Register, 2005-02-10
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i think that as a whole we have grown to not dis cuss certain issues we that this is caused by many factors there has been a signifi cant increase of hiv/aids among blacks some believe african-americans to hiv said lloyd h mickens com munity outreach worker for the guilford county health department blood before any antibodies develop test results will be available on feb 22 at the form the hiv pcr test this test may find hiv in one's the body makes when one has contracted the virus if that test is positive one has the virus yet if the test is negative the lab will per bodies in one's blood that don't want to talk about sex we don't want to talk about the gay community we don't want to talk about women having sex out of wedlock i think a lot of people feel that they are invincible to it they think that it will happen to white people it is not going to happen to us said mickens nurse supervisor phyllis see awareness on page 3 sga president brings african-american commu nity many groups are mak ing it their duty to enlighten and inform as the hiv/aids epidem ic spreads throughout the the free hiv/syphilis test ing and mingle session begin at 6 p.m on feb 7 seven organiza tions joined together to stage an event that educat ed tested and allowed stu dents to get involved to stop the spread of the disease north carolina a&t state university hosted the 5th annual national black hiv/aids awareness day on its campus while working out in the community i see so many infected people my biggest fear is that we are going to lose a whole generation of need for this type of event cause and help with testing many of them saw a real many health workers came out to support the at 8 p.m the mingle ses sion ended and a panel dis cussion begin testing con tinued until 9 p.m health project commit to prevent sebastian health center department of public aggies against aids and the guilford county advisory board suab through men gtm inc student university people were given the opportunity to meet mem bers of god services played by a disc jockey the mingle session includ ed free food and music a&t loses to morgan state and falls to 3-7 in the meac think tank to campus sunny hi 45Â°f lo 21 f compiled from www.noaa.gov saturday friday mostly sunny hi 55Â°f lo 30Â°f monday sunday lo 40Â°f hi 55Â°f partly cloudy chance of hi 55Â°f showers lo40Â°f 1-3 think tank was a great success given the support of sga administrators faculty and the student body said shari faison sophomore accounting major and a committee chair of think tank think tank was a good opportunity to ask questions about past issues concerning the future said travis moore a senior biology major ice luncheon and paper building sessions think tank objectives included preparing students for post-collegiate leader we're encouraging lead ers to invest time in their campus and surrounding communities by involving themselves and others in social educational and political issues that affect them said williams various volunteers this year calvin f williams jr a&t sga president secured and planned this annual event with the help of his staff committee members and the think tank a cre ation of tennessee state university former sga pres ident jamie riley provides leadership opportunities for students it allows them to converse and debate on solutions to problems that affect today's rising genera tion the 4th annual hbcu think tank was held feb 3-6 at north carolina a&t state university the theme of this year's program was empowering leaders to assemble and take over news nion features ntertainment 6 lorts north carolina a&t state university student newspaper for more information about think tank visit www.hbcu thinktank.com the think tank ended on feb 6 after a church serv muhammed president and ceo of hip hop summit action network after clos ing remarks by williams transportation was provided from campus to the empire room located in downtown greensboro for the nascar talent competi tion when faced with controver sial matters the closing banquet was held in the evening follow ing the debate session it included dinner and keynote speaker dr benjamin chavis on feb 5 visitors returned to discuss and debate themes such as affirmative action in 2015 and afros and naturals in the workplace these sub jects gave future leaders insight as to what to expect entrepreneurship 101 was a session that provided a step-by-step plan to start a business it was presented by shaka singelton coo and williams ceo of xmg internet marketing group bryant's session focused on the power of african americans within a united community sga president calvin f williams jr heads the student leadership conference w3.s presented by bryant photo by ayantee yearbook body in national strength in numbers the power in uniting our voice professors community leaders elected officials and other professionals headed the sessions forums breakout sessions and round-table discussions took place on feb 4 others on the program included vice chancellor for student affairs dr roselle wilson and keynote speaker keith bryant former a&t sga president fayetteville state university hampton university howard university j.c smith university and morgan state university were just a few of the 27 vis iting schools later at the opening ban quet mayor keith holliday welcomed participants and guests from various colleges and universities nametags goody bags and programs registration for the confer ence was held on feb 3 in the memorial student union lobby groups of students signed in to receive ideas and experiences ship building leadership connections across the coun try and yielding opportuni ties for students to share by natalya monah contributor carolina a&t state university eegister volume lxxix issue is www ncatregister org national aids awareness thursday february 10 200s inside day provides free testing by erica franklin assistant news editor africa tsunami victims in miss a&t vows to aid the real miller lucky syphilis m stevens and community outreach worker scott trent performed the actual test ing others including disease intervention specialist dennis jenkins helped students fill out test ing forms while providing information about hiv and the hi will be submitted to a lab for two tests the first test will look for anti suab vice president timothy burroughs one of 37 students sets example for others to get tested for hiv
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