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MAY 8, 1952
Symbol Of Truth And Light
The Smith Administration Building, erected in 1922, stands as a symbol of courage, truth, and light.
Out from its walls have gone hundreds of students who are now taking their places as leaders in the
field of education.
Senior Of Year
Selected by the
senior of the year
Lottie Tucker is Halifax,
Virginia’s contribution to the
feminine beauty on the campus.
Her hobby is collecting stamps.
College Students, who enjoy the
distinction of having their names
listed with the leading students in
other colleges and universities
throughout the United States fol
George Fitzpatrick, Fayetteville,
N. C.; Emm McKinnon, Fayette
ville, C.; Theophiius Packer,
Edenton, N. C.; Lois Crews, Bur-
gaw, N. C.; Hattie E. Hicks, Ox
ford, N. C.; Biddie Davis, Hender
son, N. C.; Thelma Robinson,
Wilmington, N. C.; Alice M. Boone,
Garysburg, N. C.; Cora Baten,
Asheville, N. C.; Bessie R. Johnson,
Marven, N. C.; Ella Rhem, New
Bern, N. C.; and James M. Faison,
Fayetteville, N. C.
This is the second year that
students at the Fayetteville State
Teachers College have been listed
in “Who’s Who”. Last year only
five Fayetteville students were so
‘Voice” staff as honored,
The "y Means
The Y.W.C.A. has been quite
active during the spring months.
Activities included the giving of a
program for the entertainment of
patients at the Fort Bragg hospital
and the rendition of an impressive
Who's Who At
Twelve top-ranking students at
the Fayetteville State Teachers j Sunday School program in con-
College, eight of them seniors and nection with the Universal Day
four juniors, were recently noti- of Prayer. Doris V. Wilson, Reg-
fied that their names had been ional Secretary of the National Y.
listed in the 1951-1952 edition ofiW. C. A., visited the campus for
in two days. Brenda Elliott and Pearl
“Who’s Who among Students
American Colleges and Univer
sities.” The local selections were
limited to upper classmen, and
were based upon splendid scholar-
shipr, leadership, and citizenship
records. It developed that all the
students so honored were North
The complete roster of State
Everette attended the annual
Eucumenical Conference in Chapel
Hill on February 2, 1952, and
Lovelyre Farmer, Aileen Watson,
Geraldine Bullock, and Cora E.
Baten attended an Interracial-
Intercollegiate Conference held in
Winston-Salem, February 15-17,
Dr. Ralph Linton
Dr. Ralph Linton, noted anthro
pologist, and currently professor
of anthropology at Yale University,
was the speaker at the assembly
period on April 17th. His lecture
centered about the place of Africa
in early Western culture. He dis
cussed certain diseases in Africa
to which certain racial groups are
susceptible and others, more or
less immune. He indicated the
contribution the domestication of
plant and animals has made to the
The occasion was heightened by
a series of questions from the
Langston Hughes, America’s
foremost Negro poet, spoke from
the topic. “The Poetry of Negro
Life and History” at the Fayette
ville State Teachers College on
Sunday, February 10. A large
crowd of poetry lovers jammed the
spacious college gymnasium to
hesr Mr. Hughes read some of his
poetry and fiction against the
background of his own rambling
experience, and against the short
comings of our American demo
cratic order. Nowhere was there
ever a question as to Mr. Hughes’s
stand on the matter of social jus
tice for America’s minorities, and
especially the Negro group. He was
introduced by Mr. John W. Parker
of the Department of English. To
heighten the occasion, Miss Maskle
Sharpe, a sophomore of New York
City, sang the spiritual, “On Ma
.Journey” and the beautiful num-
jber, “The Lord’s Prayer.” Her ac
companist was Miss Mary E.
Terry, Chairman of the Area of
Music and Fine Arts,
i A man of many parts, Langston
I Hughes has succeeded as poet, fic-
■tionist, essayist, dramatist, lecturer,
radio scrip writer, and humorist.
Following the program the Ome
gas gave a reception in Mr.
WILLIE ARNOLD PINDLE
Business Manager Arthur J.
Pindle and Mrs. Beatrice Pindle
are the proud parents of a baby
boy, Willie Arnold Pindle, who
was born on March 24, 1952.
He is expected to register as a
Freshman in the fall.
Profs" In Happy Mood
Two of State’s newest instructors smile at what they find in a
student notebook, American History, let us say. Left to right, they
are: Mrs. Estelle A. Eaton of the Department of Education and Mr.
Edward W. Martin of the Department of Physical Science.