The Register, 1982-02-12
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vou rcuisicr lo voie bui ii was given mainly to a&t students and very infrequently to students at other area colleees did leave vour for ihe tem porary purpose of attending school or of cutting loose from home lies is one of the questions asked on the we found that all that have been rejected for voter registration were blacks at a&t simpkins explained regtsiration questionnaire he also told student leaders that the questionnaires that are given to a&t students are discriminating but he said students should be given a second chance i'm going to have to de pend on some young people 10 years from now and i don't think a student should go under the first time he said someone has told students that the food world grocery store in the northeast shopp ing center is an easy target white said but he emphasized that store personnel are look ing for shoplifters to throw it out he said i'm certain thev are aoiiie testify students against i he discriminating questionnaire given to black on hen 24 siinpkms is scheduled lo go before ihe board of elections in aggie's hand-built rolls is realization of a dream mil ones dows the repairing of doors win plumbing s i e a m systems ceilings and roofs will be some of ihe lop priorities in i he renovation of the dor other dormitories thai will undergo renovation in summer 1983 include haley barbee gibbs morrow morrison scott and vanstorv halls the total cost for ihe 1983 estimated at renovations 1,781,000 fori explained ihai ihe firsi phase of ihe renovation will come from ihe first 800,000 of student ices fiscal thc first phase of the pro ject he said will not begin un til the day after dorms have closed down in mav vice chancellor ol affairs charles mclnlvre said the first phase of the renovation will cover five dor mitories holland cooper and curtis halls and kent court cxamma obviously we aren'i going to have doors being torn oui and electric hammers being operated in the dorms while students are studying for mid final lions fort said seniesier linns siaie regula our of and because of because wirb can'i stale renovate hcials vc dorms do the entire project in one year neuotiaiions bv audrey l williams the 220 fee increase for the 1982-83 school year will be us cd to correct inadequacies in our dormitory structures chancellor edward b fort recently told members of the council of presidents fees were not only increased lo renovate dormitories but to prevent a possible deficit ac cording to fort students that merchants are waging an all-out war against shoplifters and they should realize the severity of their crime he said should realize also if the court's workload cannot handle students some will not be ac cepted in the program and must suffer the full weight of their crime students can come and talk with me and i will explain what is expected and will notify the court that i have talked with them he also said he could handle more students if he could attend court more often white currently attends court two times a week some of his duties include meeting with students during the week and writing monthly evaluations on each client he not only handles students but offenders from the overall the offenders are given a maximum of 150 hours of court-assigned work per year at a non-profit organization such as hayes-taylor ymca most of this time is spent working with childr-en he said white became involved ir the program in 1971 after the n c highway patrol arrested a student for speeding the student asked white for help so he followed them to the courthouse white was told that the student would be placed in his care if he joined the first offenders program white later attended the weekly meetings and has been a member of the program since then the program helps students who have committed a petty crime for the first time by placing them in the custody of an adult who monitors their behavior for a year then a report of the person's behavior is read to the judge and if it is favorable charges against the student are dropped said james ivey white a counselor in scot hall section b by julian c williams many students fail to realize the long-range effects of petty crime but through the efforts of the first offenders program and an a&t counselor students can remove their criminal record howard afb p an am a--big flashy expensive cars have always been status symbols for affluent people but for walt small owning a customized hand-crafted replica of a 1932 rolls royce roadster is the realization of a dream the vintage classic replicar has made the a&t graduate somewhat of a celebrity in the panama canal area hand-built in the republic of philippines the unique roadster's presence commands attention since the air force captain shipped his car to panama the social actions officer has become a small celebrity the car is made of steel fiberglass leather hand see rolls page 2 about five minutes after the interview white received a call an aggiette was arrested in food world for stealing two packages of kool-aid and court officials wanted to know if he would add her to his list he agreed bringing his semester total to nine many people criticize white's actions and say he should let students suffer the consequences for their deeds wnite said he usually has 25 students under his care each semester and he currently has eight he explained that clyde t rollins a local attorney has been his salvation because he represents students charges them a small fee and lets them pay him in installments many of the students in the program are arrested for simple burglary and according to white some of them were pledging a fraternity or sorority and were trying to get items for their big brothers and sisters the items stolen usually include canned food and cigarettes white said but last semester three aggiettes who needed designer jeans and perfume for a step show were arrested after they had taken items from three stores another student stole a pair of glasses but offered to pay for them after he was arrested he said looking for a job because it gives them a clean record he said students the program aids more when they are out plans campus seminar students that such a program does exist program white inform to hold a counselor white first offenders help students to keep clean record fort increase to renovate dorms prevent deficit volume i in number 27 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc friday february 12 1982 complete awareness for complete commitment fl thÂ£4c7 register dr george simpkins local president of ihe greensboro chapter of ihe national association for the advance ment of colored people explained to student leaders the need for a voter registration drive we have been able to eleci onlv five blacks to the greensboro city council since 1900 and we have tried to carry on a voter registration here at a&t and we have met quite a bit of resistance they the city council do not want us to resister a&t the greensboro board of filections requires all college students to complete a ques tionnaire before thev can students reagan is cutting out your beoci's along with everything else and students should want in register so we can get this oui he said ill or george simpkins president of the greensboro chapter of the naacp demonstrates al the council of presidents dinner the procedure for marking the ballot used in national stale and local elections.ftvio/o by tyson father's home
|Title||The Register, 1982-02-12|
|Cover title||The A. & T. Register|