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5 • BENNETT BANNER • MARCH 8, 2000
• HEALTH • FITNESS • SPORTS* HEALTH • FITNESS • SPORTS*
HIV, Other STD information available Health Care Center
HIV, the virus that can lead to
AIDS, has been a national concern
since the first reported AIDS case
Information about HIV con
cerns is available for Bennett at the
campus Health Care Center. Videos
about HIV and other STDs are
available for says director of the
Healthcare Center Linda Watkins.
Watkins is also acertified African-
American HIV instructor.
Other sources of HIV and AIDS
information are available from off-
campus sources such as Triad
Health Project. Speakers from
Project come dormitories and
speak to the students.
“Students are welcome through
Triad Health Project to come edu
cate others about HIV through a
volunteer program that they spon
sor,” Watkins said.
Jacqueline Lightsey, a guid
ance counselor, assists Watkins
with any questions or concerns
about HIV. “If a Bennett student
tests positive for HIV, the Health
Care Center does have certain
rules," Lightsey said.
"Students do not have to leave
Bennett, and everything is kept
confidential between the nurse,
myself, and the student, ’’Lightsey
Preston Clark, the College phy
sician, said an infected student is
referred to an infectious disease
specialist. Clark said that he is not
aware of any cases of HIV or AIDS
“If further help is needed out
side of Bennett it is the students
responsibility to take care of the
costs but treatment centers such as
Triad Health Project and Guilford
County Women’s Health are usu
ally free," Watkins said.
"I would advise students to get
the supplemental insurance, but it
is best to get primary insurance.
”It seems as if the Health Care
Center is participating in making
sure that information on HIV is
available, but it is up to the stu
dents to utilize it.
Rogers, first Belle
to be named MVP
at Spelnnan Classic
Jun'e Rogers Is presented the MVP award by
Spelman officials. Photo by Candace D. Evans,
By CANDACE D. EVANS in two points one after another.
A sinewy Bennett Belle guard, Jun’e Rogers, was named
Most Valuable Player at Spelman’s annual Basketball Classic.
This was the first time a Bennett BeUe was announced MVP
at a Spelman Basketball Classic.
The Classic took place at Morehouse College, Jan. 21.
Rogers, a junior biology major from Gary, Ind. said she was
surprised when she was named MVP.
“I was very shocked,” Rogers said. "This all came as a surprise
to me because besides the scoring factor and how well a player
has played the judges also consider the players' attitude.
"I was honored at the fact that they felt I had a good attitude and
played well. It was pleasant."
When Bennett played Fisk University at die Classic, Rogers
said she came out from the locker room fierce and ready to play.
She became the leading scorer for Bennett in the first half.
When Rogers received the ball, her hands magically swished
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