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ARCHIVES, SUMMER SCHOOL June 6 — July 15 THE VOICE 'DIGEST OF STUDENT OPINION” FIRST SEMESTER September 13, 1960 VOLUME 13, NO. 2 FAYETTEVILLE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. APRIL, 1960 From the ... PRESIDENrS DESK As the end of another school year approaches there are many things that should give you food for thought. As you look around, you will note that many of your friends who were here in Sep tember are no longer in college. In view of the fact that you are fortunate to be here, you might well consider whether you have made the best possible use of your time. In your study this term have you merely tried to memorize facts so as to get a passing mark or have you read and studied and learned to evaluate facts? Unless you have learned to think criti cally you have not made the pro gress normally expected of a col lege student. Fayetteville students will not be able to hold their own in the competitive world after gi'aduation unless they leam while still here to apply to certain standards of their own to their reading, their study and their investigations. One cannot begin to call himself edu cated unless he has learned to judge the degree of his own com petence, the degree of his own mastery of subject matter, the de gree of his own facility of ex pression. If you have not already done so begin now to evaluate your achievement and your pro gress. You should never be con tent with a low level of achieve ment or low standards in general. Sincerelv. —— - Rudolph Jones President LARGEST CONTRIBUTION The New York City Alumni Chapter made the largest contri bution to the Scholarship Fund on Founders Day. A check for $500.00 was received from Mr. L. Avon Corbett, Business Manager of the Chapter. DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE June 6 — June 17 Critique On Langston Hughes Comments from students con cerning Langston Hughes and the Lecture-Recital presented in the J. W. Seabrook Auditorium: JOHNNY BRISBON—Langston Hughes is not only a great poet and writer but he is also an ex cellent and interesting speaker. ASBERINE PARNELL—It was interesting to listen to poems being read by Mr. Hughes and to hear the reasons these poems were written. CHARLES PERRY—Trying to pick out the most exciting mo ments of Langston Hughes’ life would be like trying to find which came first, the chicken or the egg. EVANGELINE SMITH—I am sure that everyone agrees that he is one of America’s most distin guished writers. JESSE UZZELL—The lecture- recital of Langston Hughes, which was very educational and full of aspiration, will long be remember ed. EDNA MARTIN—After doing research, reading, and then hear- Langston Hughes speak in person, one would eagerly want to write a book. SHIRLEY MASSENBURG—The program was very inspiring, en joyable, and educational. GEORGE W. LESSANE—Mr. Hughes’ thoughts and ideas which his creative works are composed from will help to lead countries and races into a better imderstand- ing of each other. EDITH B. McMILLAN—With out fear of contradiction, we can say James Langston Hughes has made a great contribution to the world. SUE EVELYN McKOY—No poet has expressed so uniquely, simply and concisely the feelings of the Negro race. FREDDIE L. WEST—His ad ventures told and poems read dur ing his lecture are so lively that anyone would enjoy hearing him for hours. MARY L. HURLEY—If you did not hear Langston Hughes, you missed a very exciting moment of your life. JULIETTE GARY — Certainly, in terms of quality of works pro duced, Langston Hughes deserves the honors that have come to him. Founders' Day — 1960 Academic Procession At The Moniunent PRINCIPAL FIGURES in Founders’ Day Observance LANGSTON HUGHES — Who recently appeared at FSTC is greeted by President and Mrs. Jones. Little Symphony Plays The North Carolina Little Sym phony, under the direction of Ben jamin Swalin, appeared in concert in the J. W. Seabrook Auditorium of Fayetteville State Teachers Col lege, on Thursday, March 31. Orchestral selections of ' the a- dult concert included Cherubini, Overture to the Opera ANACRE ON; Mozart, Symphony No. 35 in D Major, “Haffner”; Lehar, Waltz, from the operetta THE MERRY WIDOW; Saint Saens, Bacchanale, from the opera SAMPSON AND DELILAH; Jarnefelt, Praeludium; Alfven, Dance of the Shepherd Girl; and Liszt, Hungarian Rhap sody No. II, transcribed by Sala- bert. Sophia Steffan, Mezzo-soprano, from High Point, N. C., was the featured soloist. She completely captivated the audience with her renditions of Aria di Polissena, from the opera RAMADISTO, Handel: Von Ewiger Liebe, Brahms, Habanera, from the opera CARMEN, Bizet; and Non piu mesta, from the opera LA CENE- RENTOLA, Rossini. The Little Symphony is a part of the North Carolina Symphony, now in its Fifteenth Annual Tour, visiting this season 46 communi ties of North Carolina. The Sym phony was organized in 1832 and was the first state symphony in the United States. PRESIDENT F. L. ATKINS, Winston-Salem Teachers College, Founders’ Day Speaker Fayetteville State Teachers, College FAYETTEVILLE. NORTH CAROLINA ^Jli iyj .^i/^nnual c oynmenceynent r. yam May 26th - May 29th, 1960 SENIOR CAP AND GOWN DAY Thursday, May 26th, 12:00 Noon Seabrook Audito'rium Mr. C. J. Barber, Principal Garner High School Garner, North Carolina Sat., May 28th, 6:30 - 8:00 P. M., President’s Residence President and Mrs. Rudolph Jones “At Home” Members of the Senior Class, Alumni, Faculty and Friends GRADUATION EXERCISES Sunday, May 29th, 3:00 P. M. - Seabrook Auditorium Dr. Lester P. Granger Executive Director National Urban League New York City LITTLE SYMPHONY 4 RAPT ATTENTION is shown by a capacity audience of elemen tary school youngsters as they fill the J. W. Seabrook Auditorium and listen to the North Carolina Little Symphony.

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