The Register, 2006-03-31
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initiates their present greeks clockwise alpha phi alpha fraternity initiated 14 in their ceremony on tuesday the 11 new members of zeta phi beta sorority hid their faces with blue and white masks until it was time for them to come out five aggies crossed into the lota phi theta fraternity on march 30 in moore gym after a three-year hiatus michael mackey the new suab president maintains his grit face as he was initiated into omega psi phi fraternity see article on page 2 please visit www.ncatregister.org for more pictures from this year's probates run-off elections reveal final campus positions committee to find new chancellor by sophia downing contributor the new suab vice president is ashley tweatt in case of any emergency where mackey is not able to attend for any reason tweatt must take on all duties for him miss suab for the 2006-07 school year is nailah haten her job is to respectively represent the organization while commu nicating with the public about activities held on campus taking on the position of treasurer is sheena parker as treasurer she must take note of all financial endeavors in a law ful manner faith baldwin became the rules and regulations chair in this position making sure that all endeavors are legal within the constitution is the key concept body danjon meredith is over social affairs his job is to create a multitude of social events that are appealing to the student in addition jonathan rivers will lead the game and tourna ments committee he will be hosting entertaining games and functions for students she is responsible for publicity for the events that the organiza carla'henry won the market ing and promotions position tion hosts mackey said that suab will make the organization more see suab page 2 as the president mackey is responsible for upholding all constitutional affairs and repre senting the ideas of the students mackey said that he decided to run for president because he loves to organize programs i am a good leader and i do well with project management he said mackey was one of the 12 stu dents chosen for positions for suab speeches were given on march 23 the function took place in the memorial student union the e-board will meet in april to begin organizing events for the next school year he said as the new president for the student union advisory board michael mackey plans to make sure that all a&t students are on track for achieving the best out of campus life with less than one percent more of the votes seven to be exact darren brand won the vice president of external affairs posi tion on march 22 his competi tor randall ellington led by after a second round of votes the wait is over and election results are in run-off elections were neces sary to determine the winners for the vice president for external affairs attorney general miss a&t sophomore class vice presi dent miss sophomore and miss junior more than 120 votes in the first round on march 20 brand said he is tired and glad it's over brand was the only candidate in the run-off elections that came in as the underdog despite the almost 12 percent deficit of votes on march 20 brand returned as the winner of the position on the night of march 22 he plans to restore communi cation within the campus of a&t as the vice president of exter nal affairs brand will be respon sible for the public relations of the sga and the direction of all research projects initiated brand said his success gave ellington said he felt williams cafeteria was not an efficient place for people to vote leo breckenridge became the new attorney general for the in the first round of elections breckenridge led by more than 2006-07 school year breckenridge won by 99 votes more than christa newkirk him emotional achievement and he received a lot of love randall said that he under stood the reason for therun-off but was surprised he lost the position yet he said brand may have been more effective in cam paigning after the first election round tashielca truitt decorations and environments priscilla s ere hour international/minority affairs jacole vey pi'lm video and photography carla jenry marketing and promotions james and tournaments jonathan rivers faith bald win 5Â°cial affairs panjon meredith rules and regulations chair secretary jewel morant treasurer sheena parlcer nailah matten mi suae president michael maclcey v'ce president ashley ttâ„¢eatt the firm chosen by buford has ties with the university i have chosen a firm that knows the history of a&t and who is.familiar with what the search committee required of during the last search she said the search firm is heidrick &_ struggles with veronica biggins as their leading lady she has a brother on the a&t board of trustees biggins father was a see chancellor page 2 velma speight-buford chair of the committee recognizes chancellor james c renick as the current chancellor that announced his resignation but still remains here at the school she confirmed they must begin the process because he will be leaving in june as chair of the committee buford said that they would be looking all over the country for a new chancellor she has chosen a search firm that will assist the committee in finding three wor thy candidates ann lemon who works for the human resources department at north carolina chapel hill conducted a thorough explana tion of the legal procedures and confidentiality of the process to the search committee the committee was given con fidentiality statements and their signature was required to secure their positions everyone was in favor of the statement and they moved forward sions showed support of bowles charge see eat page 2 james renick erskine bowles president of the university of north carolina system visited a&t on march 29 to give the chancellor search committee its charge in his speech bowles identi fied an excellent chancellor as someone who is a leader and has the ability energy and vision to take a&t to the next level a proven fundrais er and can raise capital for this university an active partici pate in the com munity and an asset to the com munity bowles said don't settle for anything less needs a driven leader and according to bowles a&t bowles believes the potential of the university is unlimited unc-g and a&t should remain different and distant resources to become the leading university in this country from one another but we can work together to make a differ ence in the community he said and faculty members many peo ple's gestures and facial expres at the meeting were members of the search committee press students and other a&t staff the cliche phrase you are . what you eat is one that certain ly should not be taken lightly while super sizing your meal at mcdonald's mcdonald's has third more trans fats than before recently admitted to the public that their french fries have a due to the revised rules under the u.s government's rules and regulations on food labels which specifies the amounts of trans fats in foods this change has been brought to the attention of various nutrition specialist the trans fats content in mcdonald's french fries has raised from a a junior student as college students see fast food almost as a necessity do they ever wonder at any time what exactly they are putting into their systems third to eight grams of trans fats any level of trans fats is unhealthy and it is best to avoid all together if one is trying to fol low a nutrition-based diet trans fats are created when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil in an effort to extend the shelf-life of products such as cooking oils according to the food and drug administration trans fats are said to cause bad cholesterol increasing the risk of heart attacks americans are continuously asked to watch their consumption of foods con taining trans fats through this nutritional precaution the fda hopes to reduce the number of heart attacks which have been 600 to 1,200 annually within the average college student's life is consumed by endless obli gations from classes work sched ules group meetings school organizations etc unfortunately for most stu dents a well balanced and nutri tion-filled meal is the least of their worries it is said to be for most stu dents at a&t that a quick trip to summit avenue relatively close to campus is the easiest pit stop for a bite to eat although i know my eating habits are not the best i still eat fast food at least four times a week because it is the most con venient said addie whisenant aggie pride the a&t register boxe-25 1601 e market st greensboro nc 27411 newsroom 336 334-7700 e-mail email@example.com 2006 campus news 2 world/national news 3 2 arts & life 4 > business 5 *** editorial 6 sports 7 the 4 t register e-board suab gets new by deidre stroman contributor march 31,2006 photo by erica franklin mike mccray and alexis mason by sierra napier contributor see run-off page 2 2006-07 suab e-board college fast-food frenzy by kristin martin contributor \ an an m kirt a r /-\\ i today 50 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