The Register, 2008-10-01
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â–º see missa&ton page 3 fordham miss a&t wins national black college alumni hof pageant with the honorable glenda hatch ett as mistress ing dreams to reality cus bring lege queens title was hb democratic presidential candidate sen barack obama dâ€”iii shakes hands with local supporters at the obama-biden rally outside the j douglas galyon depot in downtown greensboro on saturday sept 27 2008 this was obama's first public appearance after debating republican candidate sen john mccain r-ariz on friday democratic nominees campaign in greensboro a&t showed out she had more support than all the queens in the entire competition she even received standing ovations of ceremo nies the competition began as all of the queens collaboratively performed a dance rendition en titled a tribute to the harlem renaissance celebrating the essence of black beauty the queens who made the top ten were announced as semi-fi nalists with tanisha's name be ing called first it was evident to witness all the support and love she had being that over half of the audience were aggies all you could hear was can i get a aggie pride aside from fordham there were 27 other queens to com pete representing 27 historically black colleges and universities the queens represented schools ranging from alabama a&m university to winston salem state university the competition of the black col i wasn't surprised that tan isha won said jaleeza kent junior industrial engineering major she did really good but the competition was between her and miss clark atlanta i re ally did expect her to win not to sound cocky but just to ex emplify how much confidence i have in her miss a&t tanisha shavonne fordham claimed the title miss national black college alumni hall of fame 2008 2009 on saturday evening september 27 2008 the event was held in the hyatt regency hotel ballroom in atlanta g.a al sharpton hosts not this time rally on campus chance for our first african american president sen obama found himself addressing the nation the night prior to his greensboro stop as he stood adjacent from his cam paign adversary sen john mc cain debating on everything from foreign policy issues to the 700 billion dollar bailout sen obama used the post debate platform in greensboro to criticize the candidate at the top of the gop ticket the last two presidential debates are scheduled for october 7 at bel mont university and october 15 at hofstra university on issue after issue from taxes to healthcare to the war in iraq you heard john mccain make the case for more of the same policies that got us into this mess obama said but just as important as what we did hear from john mccain is what we didn't hear from john mccain he talked about the economy for 40 minutes and not once did senator mccain ribbon cut on campus trading room an upwards of 18,000 peo ple packed the streets of east washington and south davie at the rally which was free of less than 24 hours after the first presidential debate of this election season sen barack obama and his vice presiden tial running-mate sen joe biden held the first post-debate rally in front of greensboro's j douglas galyon depot on sat urday afternoon admission to the general pub lic despite threatening storm clouds looming throughout the event the most thunderous noise came from a&t's blue and gold marching machine's cold steel drumline this is an awesome event and a very right event in that greensboro is a city where the civil rights movement began said mayor yvonne johnson greensboro's first african american mayor and an a&t alumna here we are in 2008 and we absolutely have a â–º see obama-biden on page 3 news editor karen thompson staffwriter marcus thompson lion by congress directly af fects students at a&t and across the na bailout of the nation's economy he believes the 700 bil sharpton at 10:00 am in the student union a crowd of students faculty and community mem bers gathered in the stallings ballroom for what sharpton called an emergency meeting sharpton spoke on topics rang ing from wall street the feder al government to student loans and the war in iraq now is the time was the phrase that the rev al sharpton used as his slogan for monday's early morning meeting with stu dents on nc a&t's campus sharpton began the meeting by discussing the current climate dean of the school of business and economics gave the clos ing remarks listening to joe and what he said who says that this university is not capable of change craig said this is what north carolina a&t state university is about we are dif ference makers and we are able to make a change globally students faculty and guests praised the speakers with a standing ovation and they were eager to speak directly with the presenters at the end of the pre sentation tion at the end of it all a&t students their children and fu ture generations will have to pay for the bad decisions our government is making a&t students must register to vote in order to change things if at other investment banker firms he stated that he believed it was very likely that america will slide into a recession mar ket sales would be reduced and economic concerns would rise in addition to his advice on es tablishing success in a failing economy he also left students with words of encouragement i have picked cotton for me to go from that environment to this you guys are in the posi tion to do the same after the audience were engaged in a question and an swer session with the guest speaker dr quiester craig wilson also related to the troubled economy and the fail ure of lehman brothers and global markets and an a&t alumnus of the class of 82 was the featured speaker for the inaugural presentation wilson related to students the impor tance of developing a passion for the business world and be ing a strong business leader you constantly need to manage your network and be sure you have mentors in your company at all times wilson said while advising the audi ence on maintaining a success ful business â–º see sharpton on page 3 joseph t wilson jr man aging director for citigroup world the speaker series which is to have five more events throughout the 2008-2009 academic year addressed the nuances of finance in today's the north carolina a&t state university school of business and economics pre sented its closing bell speaker series on thursday for the in auguration of the new financial trading room â–º see trading on page3 weather online sharpton's voter rally the debater'star rallies voters thesiz citi buys out wachovia thescene cobb crowned mr aggie theword dating is just like business wednesday high 7f vy low one student explains why aggies should approach dating the same way the approach a business opportunity thursday mostly sunny | high 70 al sharpton comes to stallings ballroom ready to inspire the greensboro community to get out the vote charlotte based wachovia gets bought out by citi after a financial woe v great debaters star jurnee smollet came to visit aggie land thursday in a quest to get the word out to barack the vote marcus cobb senior merchandis ing design major from capitol heights md was crowned mr aggie 2008-09 ncatregister.com october 1 tra a&t _ wednesday free serving the aggie community for over 80 years the student newspaper of north carolina a&t * raci boo staff writer whitney dickens photo by kenneth hawkins malcolm s.eustache managing editor
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