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Don’t Patronize The Big Three CamP^^ 0)Ue^ at *Dun^am Echo Support NAACP Volume XIX — Number VIII Durham, N. C., ‘Friday, April 29, 1960 Price: 20c Streeter, High, Jarman Win Posts Echo Rated First Class Newspaper AGP Says Echo Is Excellent Paper ; The Campus Echo gained 3350 points for First-Class Rat ing in the first semester critical service of the Associated Colle giate Press. This is the second highest rating possible, the highest being All-American. The Echo received excellent in news sources, balance, treat ment of copy, creativeness, edi-i torials, editorial page features, and masthead. Copy reading, sports coverage, sports writing, uSe of pictures and photography, sports page makeup, typogra phy, and' headlines received, lower ratings. Campns Echo was among the twelve newspapers of a field of 31 to make First-Class Rating. Critical service was under three areas, coverage, content, and physical properties. The lowest scores were on typography, photography, and printing. The Associated Collegiate Press has its offices in the Jour nalism Building at the Univer sity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, (See Echo on p. 4) First Annual Yearbook Clinic Here On Friday, April 22, the first annual state-wide high school yearbook clinic was held in the Commerce Building at NCC from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the NCC Eagle yearbook and the Ameri^ can Yearbook Company, the clinic’s primary purpose was to instruct high school editors and advisors on all phases of year books, from finance to publish ing the annuals. Charles McNeil, editor of the 1960 Eagle, opened the general session with a welcome address followed by the introduction of the chief consultant for the clinic, Jack O. LeFlore, South-' ern Sales Manager for the American Yearbook Company. After Mr. LeFlore’s address the clinic immediately began work in learning how to publish quality yearbooks. Mr. Charles R. Stanback, of Stanback Studio in Durham, lec tured on “Financing Your Year^ book.” In his lecture Mr. Stan back suggested some ways of raising money to edit a year book. Among these were selling the annual, patron lists, adver tisements, and selling spares to clubs and other organizations. Mr. Alex M. Rivera, Jr., local representative of the American Yearbook Company, discussed photography with the group. He explained the importance of se lecting photographs with the right tone and clarity for the yearbook. The Durham Business Col lege’s yearbook staff served as registrars for the clinic; Larry Suitt, Ernest Thompson, and Johnny Roberts, of the Eagle, served as hosts. Following the lectures on new services available to scholastic publications and the exhibition of new products, the delegates attended a banquet in the Col lege dining hall. The meet attracted over 50 editors and advisors throughout the State. A similar clinic planned for next year. IS Shown above are the chief administrators in the Student Government next semester. They are (left) Carl High and Lacy Streeter. NCC Budget Of $4-5 Million To Include Cafeteria ~ .mm _i A _ 1-v j._ T r^rkYY>TV»i ccir»n The College will present to the State Budget Commission a tabulation of cost estimates foj* capital improvements requests for the period 1961-63, which will total $4,504,700, Dr. Elder disclosed. The budget includes 23 items from computers for the mathe-. matics and physics departments to new dormitories and new land. This is so far the largest budget submitted by the Col lege. A new cafeteria is among the requests. It would be a $367,000 building, with $83,000 worth of accessories and equipment. The Administration is currently be ing urged by student leaders to get a new dining hall, for the present one has not the room for the capacity enrollment here. If approved, the College will have a $585,000 student union hall. A request for a student center has been made several , times previously. A new women’s dormitory, with an estimated cost of $1,075,000, and one for men students, which would total $806,000, are also included. The women’s dormitory would house 400, and the men’s dormitory, 300. In line with the extensive building program proposed, a request for funds to purchase three tracts for land for expan sion adds $255,300 to the bud get. The lots would be on Law son Street, a division on George Street, and a site to the south east of the College, presumedly on Alston Avenue. Other capital improvements include: a central clock system valued at $15,000; a listening room for the languages, music, commerce, reading, and speech to be located in Room 313, (Com merce Building; an elevator in the Health Building; repairs to B. N. Duke Auditorium to the amount of $7,500; air condition ing for the James E. Shepard Memorial Library; a culvert from Dupree to Lawson Streets; an electrical distribution system and campus lighljPig estimated at $215,000; side^^lks and seat walls; facilities; improvements to the athletic fields. (This would include lights, four all- weather tennis courts, concrete curb for track and press box ex pansion and renovation.) Other improvements are: a storage building at $24,000; Social Science and Communica tion Building; converting Room 215 of the Education Building into a statistical machine room at a cost of $35,000; $44,000 worth of computers for the ma thematics and physics depart ments; fencing, retaining walls, and landscaping for the new women’s dormitory; $53,000 worth of repairs to the women dormitories; renovations for the Administration Building. The recommendations of the Budget Commission will be sent to the State Legislature for ap proval cf funds. Dr. Earlie E. Thorpe Award Doy Speaker Dr. Earlie Endris Thorpe, head of the Department of His tory at Southern University, Baton Rouge, La., is scheduled to address North Carolina Col lege’s 11th annual Awards Day program Friday (May 13). The NCC alumnus, a 1947' graduate, will speak in the Men’s Gymnasium at 10:00 a.m. where some 300 students will be honored for outstanding achievements in scholarshipy athletics, and extra-curricular, activities. Dr. Thorpe earned his M.A. (See Awards Day Speaker p. 4) I! MISS NCC—Miss Barbara Massey, attractive music major, is “Miss North Carolina College” for 1960-61. The coed received 307 votes to win over three other aspirants. * After more than two week’s p>ostponement 720 students turned out to elect four students to the top offices here on cam pus next year in the spring elec tions here, Wednesday, April 27. EHected were Lacy Streeter, Carl High, Cynthia Jarman, and Barbara Massey. The president of the College Chapter of the NAACP, Lacy Streeter turned back James Bryant, a junior psychology major from Waynesville. The chemistry major from Greens ville mustered a record 544 votes to Bryant’s 176 to cop the presidency of the Student Government for the next school term. Carl High, ranking student in his class and president-elect of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, defeated Timothy McIntosh, a sophomore mathematics major from Wilson. High, a junior ac counting major from Raleigh, received 387 votes to 246 for McIntosh. Cynthia Jarman, a second- semester addition to the Ectao staff, gained an upset victory over the present editor, Thomas Lee Cameron. Mi'ss Jarman, a junior music major from Tren ton, edged out Cameron by 16 votes, 346 to 330. Cameron was; recently appointed editor of the Summer Echo, the summer edi tion of the Campus Echo. Barbara Massey, a junt»r music major, ran up a total of (continued on page 6) Open House Set At Chidley Hall The men students at Chidley Hall will hold their annual open house from 2 until 5 p.m. Mayi 14. ‘ The long-awaited affair will actually get underway at noon in Chidley Hall where judges shall scrutinize each room in order to determine which is the best looking, and end at a ban quet in the College dining hall at 7 p.m. The judges, Dr. Stewart Ful- bright, Mrs. Geneva H. Puryear, Mrs. Lola Riddick, and Mr. rate the rooms on the criteria of George Nixon, chairman, will neatness, practicality of ar rangement for daily living, and attractiveness. As an added in centive to encourage competi tion between rooms, the chair man of the Open-House Com mittee, William Brandon, has announced that a total of $100.00 will be given to the oc cupants of the prize-winning rooms. The occupants of the room that the judges consider as best meeting the qualifications may walk off with $30.00 in prize money. Coeds and visitors will come over at 2 p.m. and be received at the Social Room. There coeds and guests will receive pamph lets containing the dormitory (continued on page 7)

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