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The Bennett banner : bulletin of Bennett College for Women. online resource (None) 193?-current, April 05, 2002, Image 3

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3* BENNETT BANNER ‘APRILS, 2002 • NEWS& FEATURES • NEWS & FEATURES • NEWS & FEATURES Two types of yearbooks to be available BY CARAH B. HERRING Banner Reporter With the academic school year winding down, students contm- plate ways of remembering yet another year at Bennett. Some Belles save or collect pictures of their experiences at Bennett, while otho^ choose to save imnted programs and other mementos from various campus convocations and events. This year, however, Bennett students can soon expect two year books to savor the memories of the 2001-2002 academic year. The last one was published for 1998-1999 school year. The yearbook situation was a concern that the SGA was ad dressed with,” said April McNeil, SGA president and a member of the yearbocA staff. “We met with the administra tion, who made it [producing a yearbook] aclass.” Yearbook staff members will receive class credit, from the English program for pro ducing the 2001-02 year. The course, listed as an inde pendent studies, which began sec- Bennett's web page features new links, updates BY ALEXIS MITCHELL Banner Reporter Have you visited Bennett's web site lately - or daily? If you have, then you have seen the improvements, additions, and new links. The changes are due to the work of Mary Stuart, Bennett’s web manager. Stuart said that she changed the appearance of Bennett's hcMnepage to give it a more "current look." Some of the additions sheaddedto the site include links to the Visual Arts and Art Management, the Theatre Arts programs, a new search tool, Bennett's admissions application, the2002fall academic calendar and "Spotlight" "Keep an eye on Spotlight, " Stuart said. Hike Continued from Page 1 demies into the total cost of tu ition, bringing the comprehensive fee down," Farmer said. Now the fee has been stabilized at $910 fOT the 2002-03 year, that will be split between fall ands SGPliorS Continued from Page 1 "First, he said, "comes family who are always g(^g to be proud of what you do." "Second, comes faculty and staff because what you accomplish will demonstrate their success as men- ond semestCT, and consists of seven staff members that meet evwy Tuesday. William Millo', the yearbook adviser, is an adjunct instructor from South Guilford High School. Miller said die production of a collegiate yearbook usually takes as long as seven months, but Ben nett's staff will complete this i»o- cess in 10 wedu. The yearbook is scheduled fw distribution by the first week of May. The cost of yearbooks has been included in Bennett tuition so students wcm't have to pay another fee fOT the yearbocA However, if Belles are not sat isfied with a book still photo- gnq)hs, they have another qjtion; a video yearbook. “The video yearbook is differ ent than a regular yearbook be cause it brings the pe^le and the activitiesto life,” saidBruceQaik, the video yearbook adviso*. Claric is also a i»x)fessor in the mass communications program. “This will be a time to reflect on the positive accomplishments of students at Bennett College.” The video yearbook is a project by Clark’s students in the Post- Production Seminar class. "The video class of four students will put together an entotaining and reflective one-hour highlight of activities that occurred during the course (A the academic school year," Clark said. Some of the footage will in clude students, faculty, staff, the atrical inxxiuctions, Etxmy Soul, the Miss BennettPageant, and vari ous ACES (Hograms. “The whole thing is intended to be both fim and educational be cause the students will be learning various techniques of producing and editing audio and video foot age,” Claik said. The video yearbook is not part of tuition so students will have to students pay a nominal fee. Clark said he expects the video yearbook to be ready for distribu tion at the end oi April. The Spotlight line announces campus events. Currently the link features the 2002 commencement schedule and the alumnae week end activities. "Eventually students will be able to apply to Bennett online," Stuart said. Soon the site will be very usefiil to students, prospective students and alumnae. "People will be able to make purchases online from the book store, pro^)ective students will be able to £^ply fw admissions, and current students be will able to register fOT class, and check their grades and their Bennettaccounts," Stuart said.There are plans to add Bennett Banner on the site. Stuart said that the site being updated regularly. spring semesters instead of the approxiametly $2,000comprehen sive fee that was paid in full during fall semester 2001-02. This means that tuition costs fw both semesto^ will be the same. tors and teachers, and the third is yourself. Dr. Anna Hammond, associate vice {Hesident of academic affairs and student development an nounced the names of seniors We have a surefire way to predict the future. Hire you to invent it. Cyberspace controls and laser defense systems came as no surprise to the U.S. Air Force. In fact, they came off our drawing boards. No wonder we re always looking to hire the best and brightest. 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