The Register, 2006-03-01
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arnita moody currently the editor in chief position is picked by a panelist of faculty members who know the and/or amendments to this constitution shall take place on the secret ballot at that time well as proposed referenda chief of the a&t register as officers junior class officers senior class officers student judiciary council editor-n general treasurer miss a&t senators sophomore class affairs secretary attorney vice-president for external internal affairs the affairs the candidates for the student government association president vice-president for wednesday in march or on another date designated by the vice chancellor for student shall be held during the spring semester on the fourth student government association general elections tion covers the executive branch of the sga it states the article five of a&t's constitu register on the ballot the student government asso ciation seeks to put the editor in 1 chief position of jhbbi the a&t common sense money tips rashid addresses conflict resolution franklin said that the process would turn the editor in chief position into a popularity con test arnita moody the vice-presi dent of internal affairs said that process of selecting the editor in chief franklin had to add the word interim in front of her position at the beginning of the year due to the on-going debate on the journalism with a concentration in print current editor in chief erica franklin expressed concern for the future outlook of the paper franklin is a senior journalism and mass communications major instead of the board picking one person they would pick two people and it would be voted on by the student body alexander said resolved alexander said thought if we voted on it some of the problems could be senate do about it and we there has been a lot of com plaints about the paper and we were wondering what can the alexander said there are about 11 members on this committee she said i deal with any changes to the constitution like the elections vintricia alexander is the chair of the rules and regulations committee for the senate work ethics and skills of the pos sible applicants smith said there should be more stringent admission requirements and faculty advisers should stress on-time graduation problems if i had it my way no students should work davis said the 1997 analysis of the unc system showed that 21.5 percent of stu dents graduated on-time unc-chapel hill had the highest on-time graduation rate of 69 percent a&t was eighth among the 16 schools in on-time graduation davis believes students should not have jobs outside of college and implementing this rule would drastically increase the graduation rates the department of agriculture had the highest on-time graduate per centage with 57 percent though there were only seven students in the freshman class smith said it's because people are leaving college if it was just institutional everyone would graduate in five years smith is a former instructor at fayetteville state university where in 1997 they had the lowest on-time graduation rate of 18 percent among the 16 universities that make up the unc system i'm a little surprised i use to work at another university where retention rates were low i wonder if it's an institutional problem or is it the nature of programs said derick smith an adjunct instructor in the political science department cent on-time graduation rate for 2001 in 2004 70 percent of 80 stu dents in the freshman class were retained see register page 2 the political science and criminal justice departments had a 34 per robert davis the chairperson of sociology and social work it's a common occurrence these days...very few folk are graduating within the four years i run into folk who want to change their major as a junior in that case you need to shop for a major said dr by nakia barriteau black college wire by sophia downing contributor bank loan officer donnella hardee says students should not accept special offers from credit card companies see conflict page 2 photo credit end-credit-card-bet.com hardee said she does not blame students for their debt problems rather the credit card companies who target them 3,500 and 3,600 months to pay off between how you pay your bills deter mines your credit score it can take up to 15 years to pay off 15,000 worth of debt if a per son only makes minimum pay ments on the account hardee said it can take at least 36 and your credit score is low you can hang it up hardee said rashid thinks conflict should be an expectation she said that rashid said that conflict is nei ther positive nor negative it just is is conflict positive negative or both this was the first question addressed in the program rashid was the hall director of barbee years ago and has taught at the high-school level show students the way and they will deliver she said rashid's primary job is to judi cata causes of misconduct she informed teachers that they can not assume that students know how to manage conflict rashid cited various authors and different web sites in her presentation pertaining to areas of conflict she addressed the student body and teachers in how they each play a role in con flict the workshop took place in the auditorium of the new classroom building teachers undergraduates and graduate stu dents were in attendance global societies brown said her own debts are the result of college loans she said college students should develop a budget to monitor their spending brown also said people should follow their instincts when shop ping if you see something and it lets you know where your money is going and it keeps you disciplined she said joi brown a junior at hampton university has con eluded that college students are in debt because they want more than they can afford their eyes are bigger than their stomachs she says according to the student-loan provider nellie mae the average outstanding balance on under graduate credit cards in 2005 was 2,169 although credit card debt has decreased 15 percent from 2000 complete this look these are the some of the reasons college stu dents are in debt afford then the shoes you have to buy to match the jeans don't forget the visit to the salon to it starts off with buying those jeans that you like but cannot peters said she believes her future will be pretty smooth i do not have to worry about owing people or late payments she said a lot of other college students are in debt however and for that reason donnella hardee a loan officer at sandhills bank in money is taken directly from her checking account to make sure that her bills are paid on time peters said she uses an easy-pay option in which in addition to developing a budget peters said she saves up for an item before buying it she said she had accumulated enough to buy a car without having to take out a car loan having debt is not cool peters said shops peters said she was forced to monitor her spending after her mother told her she would have to pay her own college tuition now she says she shops only for items she needs or window patricia peters a junior at the university of central florida sec onds brown's advice she said developing a budget keeps her out of debt you are having second thoughts about buying it more than likely you do not need it nakia barriteau is a senior print journalism major at hampton university throughout the nation and to conduct focus groups meetings on as needed basis for the uni versity local communities and ongoing research in the area of negotiation and conflict resolu tion to serve as a clearing house for existing negotiation and con flict resolution programs eties to teach and to conduct the goals are to tespond to the needs of negotiation and conflict resolution in the university local communities and global soci toward establishment as a unc system institute the institute has a mission a vision and four set goals the institute on negotiation and conflict resolution is cur rently undergoing planning ate dean of the college of arts & sciences rashid was chosen to present by dr nita dewberry the associ dr judy rashid conducted a&t's first negotiation and conflict resolution workshop on feb 23 individual's credit score if he or she makes a lot of late payments if yout debt ratio is too high hardee said being in debt can cause depression and ruin an comes if you cannot afford it then do not buy it the loan officer said students should charge only what they can afford to pay when the bill read the fine print and know what you're signing hardee said students who want to avoid debt should have one credit card with a low interest rate she said north myrtle beach s.c said students should not accept spe cial offers from credit card com panies have a safe spring break campus news 2 world/national news 3 g arts & life 4 5 business 5 editorial 6 sports 7 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 the register graduating on time only 20 percent did in 2005 march 1,2006 is this a violation of the 1st amendment chief may be on ballot editor in by lenita williams contributor photo credit erica franklin from left accounting majors stephen peoples jonathan ferguson andrea broadhurst moneque heyward james mcclelland and janene robinson study vigorously in bluford library to ensure their on-time graduation on may 13 2006 these students will beat the odds and grad uate in four years by darrick ignasiak sports writer changed her major to sociology and finished with a dgree in psycholo hopkins said she would have researched her major more and stayed with her original concentration of child development she later the transition from high school to college was different said hopkins a member of the 1998 freshman class and psychology major i realized i wasn't going to pass a class so i would drop it especially math courses she said according to a&t's institutional research the 2005 graduating class had one-out-of-five students graduate on time the same class had a 76 percent freshman retention rate torri hopkins changed her major three times in the end it took her five years to graduate
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