The Register, 2006-09-27
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carol mullae a member of sweet honey in the rock describes the music as being great black music sweet honey in the rock is an a capella group that sings gospel music their music is described by fans as rhythmic and melodic boasting educational spiritual and uplifting lyrics grammy award winning gospel group sweet honey in the rock performed at a&t this past sunday for the reopening of harrison auditorium by deidre stroman contributor at harrison auditorium world renowned gospel group performs aggies weigh in on age-old debate a&t linebacker wilbert johnson goodplayer and parent nigger'or nigga word choices that endear or oppress by dexter mullins contributor saniya shine daughter of wilbert johnson cheering for her father because they're still black it's person i couldn't fathom dealing with two heritages irwin said i have friends who are mixed and they struggle daily with theii heritage in some cases we as blacks treat them as though they aren't black enough and whites are cautious around them see it word on page 2 just a struggle issue was whether or not other cultures using our word is while there may have been differing views on the usage of the word itself another major nigga sound i have never pitch in the word coming from an african american it doesn't offend me because to me that's a form of passion of love heard a black person say to someone else what's up my nig ger hill said in my opinion if there is a loud to moderate offense in a word our culture pronounces the word with a overtone that changes the it's not disappointing that it has become so commercial because that's just business irwin said it's disappointing because we have accepted it and we make it ok use the word it became a question of whether or not people of other culture can be black enough to in some instances being half black and half white can present a huge social challenge irwin viewed the situation as a con stant internal battle within the today's mainstream youth cul ture the commercialism of the word would be its place in more we don't want to put our dirty laundry in the street but we do it through entertainment shird said it's just music imi tating life once it becomes com mercial it's not exclusive any acceptable many in the discussion felt that there was no reason that anyone outside of the african american race should be allowed to use the word but there was a select few that thought otherwise sbbahes im n mem on pago 3 the making undergraduate minority owned nursing school in nation's first unconsciously or subcon sciously we all have a special phonics instructor professor ingram hill originally a specta tor of the discussion stood up to address the audience to drive home a point nigga should be used some felt that it came down to the delivery of the word not so much what it used to mean while personal preference did seem to have a large impact on the choice of whether or not nigga to tear down our black men to me it's just a choice that i make not to use it product of my environment and the way black women use it irwin said my family didn't want me falling into being a development claimed that she never used the word at all up until working with col lege students over the last four years everyone that i knew used it in a negative connotation not all the speakers on the panel agreed fully with shird's opinion ms shawna irwin from the office of student said we use it more than they do we need to yank nigga away from white supremacists the ku klux klan in certain sects has denounced the use of the word because they say oh the niggas own it now shird room abuzz and presented some challenging ideas between nigger and nigga shird brought up many touchy issues about the word that kept the shird encouraged those in the discussion to own the word and all of its baggage stating that there really is no difference blackness i think that we as blacks today find it difficult to agree on the word nigga because of the many different things in our cul ture shird said we need to get past this one idea of it was very apparent that there were several differing opinions but in the eyes of speech profes sor dr myra shird that was not the underlying issue how it is perceived now versus how it was perceived in the past this was a chance for the stu dent body to educate themselves on the nature of the word and on sept 20 the pan hellenic council held a forum to allow students and faculty to discuss the impact and changes of the n word nursing at the bachelor's level in the history of california this proposal culminates six years of effort to obtain approval for the unique program sob lirff>i sclwl on page 3 christian-based school of auhs is the first minority owned minority serving was founded by kim dang and rev gregory a johnson located in bixby knolls calif auhs formally called the american institute of health sciences began in 1994 and research as the beginning steps toward developing much needed scholarly nurses the program was created to operate at a fast pace allowing students fresh out of high school to obtain a bachelor's degree in nursing in three years the cur riculum is focused on evidence based practice and nursing obtain a nursing degree only be open to those that have taken the pre-requisites to the auhs school of nursing will open in jan 2007 starting with only 24 students it will owned school of nursing in the history of california nursing program being the first private for profit minority application for the american university of health sciences auhs to open a pre-licensure bachelor of science degree voted for the passing of the on sept 15 the california board of registered nursing contributor by alicia moore top to bottom ion turman si issor bi left to right student audience at n word forum prof ieakin curtis nash event faci a 6-7 8-9 11 arts & on sweet honey ; a&t student in the rock addresses rocks a&t flavor of love excels in parent ing and football football player sports editorial jq arts and life Â§ sports business campus news imme campus news dreamgirls will be per formed at a&t 2006 greensboro nc 27411 newsroom 336 334-7700 e-mail email@example.com the a&t register box e-25 1601 e market st the a&t register today's weather mostly sunny hi 75Â°f lo 54Â°f serving ncasj su since 1891 see tarrim span on page 3 closed for renovation since 2004 harrison auditorium was once home to an assortment of student programs and perform a&t's harrison auditorium has been re-opened after a two year renovation by sheridan long contributor chavis named several of the many culturally significant lead ers who graced the stage of harrison auditorium such as singer marian anderson and philosopher alain locke marcus bass a sophomore busi ness administration major was also moved by the occasion a&t's first drama department director after initiating the pro gram himself harrison auditorium she said richard b harrison the son of two fugitive slaves became senior development officer martine e chavis recounted the historical significance of center we could afford a big time speaker watkins said when we have speakers - it's cheaper to rent out harrison as opposed to the alumni grams natasia watkins remem bers how well the facility has served a&t students in the past formances and student pro in 2006 harrison auditorium will continue to house musical performances theatrical per ances year renovation harrison auditorium re-opens after two september 27 2006 sweet honey in the rock re-opens harrison song greed sob swilt hay on page 6 they made me think am i really greedy brandon donaldson said referring to the the song selection required audience participation while songs like i like it and i'm young and positive expressed self love and motivation others were educational and made audi ence members reflect on their own insecurities and faults auditorium emotions in harrison there was an air of stirred major one concert in their life this has changed my perspective on so many things said sierra napier a sophomore journalism and mass communications they are so wonderful everyone needs to attend at least it's the community that keeps us going as long as they love our music and our message we'll keep striving mullae said
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