The Register, 2005-09-14
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a&t students are lending their tlie generosity from the mem first event ramey partnered with dominique tillman sga attorney general and michelle glover to establish the status club the organizers of the club hope to have at least 5,000 students tested for aids this was the status club's strip but also to have a hurricane katrina relief ramey said not only are we here to donate to the hurricane victims but this event was also planned to help students learn about aids this whole operation took place not to only bring life back to the takeover had multiple purposes dawgs gave away free popsicles and cotton candy as students socialized on the strip sga president justin ramey said that the strip members of the sga and dem awareness to get things done aggies were affected you never know next time it could be us bobby teachey of alpha phi alpha fraternity inc said the opportunity is here for us all to get involved especially since other sent to greensboro the american red cross told coliseum officials to demobilize because there were no victims being red cross said patrice murphy of delta sigma theta sorority inc disaster and aid groups set up housing at the coliseum to house people who were displaced by hurricane katrina september 14,2005 sga uses strip for relief 2 survivors of katrina start at a&t by stancheka boone features editor it's fight music a&t's golden delight dressed as boxers during the band brawl against norfolk state submitted photos sound with perfect clarity and for each section to deliver a the battle of the bands i tion was given the opportuni ty to show off their talent during the brawl each sec " ruff competition national news inside â€” hbcu news by krystal petteway contributor each band made their grand entry playing their school's fight song the heat was on as the bands marched into corbett gym and got ready to battle once the bands began they dueled musically for three hours the band also c a whole performing pop r&b and fanfare musical npeted as phone player said instrument jasmine galloway senior a&t saxo resonance to become one pieces there were nine rounds of attendance to witness a&t's first band brawl hundreds of people were in wish to major in music said sanford and i host the bat tle of the bands to raise schol arship money for students that a&t's band director kenneth ruff and norfolk state's band director o'neill sauford were partners in put ting on this exhilarating battl spartan legion took turns playing musical numbers a&t's blue & gold marching machine and norfolk state university two of the most prestigious hbcu bands battled from the essence of their dancers up to the vigorous vibration of their center on sept 9 exhuberant sounds and sights filled corbett sports tubas in the second round the woodwind sections took cen ter stage flute piccolo clar sea brawl page 2 inet and saxophone players a&t's blue & gold marching machine battled norfolk state university's spartan legion in nine rounds of musical competition having graduated from a&t i knew the kind of support and assis christie felder leon's sister helped to get him to greensboro university on sept 8 felder and williams came to greensboro to be enrolled at north carolina a&t state and fees katrina can enroll in any of the 16 unc schools with waived tuition that studewnts who have been dis placed because of hurricane the university of north carolina board of governors has adopted a resolution that states orleans new orleans is a different city it had a lot of culture williams said there is no place like new felder was a sophomore at nicholls state university in baton rouge louisiana at the time of the hurricane michael williams was a freshman at southern university at new orleans both students grew up in new orleans a place that some now call the lost city with relatives storm heading to georgia to be before the natural disaster hit felder and his family fled the it looked just like something out of the bible i got out but it was the end of the world for some peo ple he said the situation watching the storm became very spiritual for me felder said the devastation of hurricane katrina on television he said that watching it was like watching a bad movie and he wanted it to end felder watched his city neigh bors and friends struggle through story house leon felder used to walk one block to see lake pontchartrain in new orleans after aug 29 the water from lake pontchartrain rose to the second floor of felder's two see residents page 3 although they made it out of new orleans alive leon christie and williams shared the same idea about what could and should have been done to save more lives williams said that he plans to stay in north carolina at least until he finishes college we will go back to the city but we will never live there again she said the devastation of the storm left many homes unsalvageable in new orleans christie felder said that north carolina will most likely be her family's new home because of the amount of loss overnight bag and leon felder said he brought nothing with him williams said that he brought one outfit shoes and slippers from home christie felder said all that she brought could fit into an everything else is a want said them leaving a life behind none of the three hurricane katrina evac uees were able to bring much with a&t has provided both stu dents with housing meal plans clothing and books tance he would receive from the entire aggie family and there was just nowhere else i could think of that i would be comfortable and know that he was taken care of other than a&t she said he needs leon felder said that he has been given basically everything that the red cross gave us debit cards for money for clothes or if you needed cash or gas money christie felder said felder said that the local american red cross has also helped their family in several ways they put me in pride hall because i have a lot of pride williams said in upbeat spirits felder was placed in riverwalk apartments and williams now resides in pride hall students search for aggie takes home idol title bush visits gulf coast in new jackson appears new schools movie 2005 greensboro nc 27411 newsroom 336 334-7700 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org the a&t register box e-25 1601 e market st features wall street journal editorial entertainment news hbcu news world/national news sports t register the a ja&t win first home game against norfock state by krystal petteway contributor what can you do 30 a&t students were affected by hurricane katrina the n.c a&t university foundation will be accepting contributions for a&t stu dents with financial needs who were affected directly b hurricane katrina contributions will be accept ed at aggie suites - suite 171 or mailed to p.o box 20366 greensboro n.c 27411 call 256-0380 or 256 0381 all credit cards are accepted if you have ques tions information or feedbacl for aggies care please email email@example.com as of sept 9 the sga raised about 12,500 to hel the victims of hurricane katrina photo by mike mcc hurricane katrina in any way they sympathetic citizens are continu ing to help the victims of coliseum to help out with the vic tims and the clothes that we have collected will be sent to american the members of delta sigma theta and omega psi phi will be volunteering at the greensboro bers of other campus organizations did not end at the strip takeover external affairs said she was excited about the response from the stu dents this is showing that we as a group of young people are not selfish and all we need is a little students donated clothes water canned goods and nonperishable items while at the strip megan brooks sga vice president of store to support the victims on sept 9 hundreds of aggies gathered for the strip takeover"at the sidewalk in front of the book time and money to a campus-grown aid effort
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