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Business Manager (SAC)
Lately, many students have asked why there aren’t more activities on cam
pus. My response has been to remind them of the blatant disregard and disre
spect for not only Fayetteville State University, but also for the students who
work so hard and so diligently to bring activities to this campus.
On September 9,1995 the Student Activities Council (SAC) threw a FREE
party for the students after the Elizabeth City/Fayetteville State football game.
The party was to be from 10pm until 2am in the Lilly gymnasium. The party
started on time as scheduled and everything was great; but at 12 am everyone
simply walked out the door to attend another party that was being held off
campus for which there was an admission fee. SAC was left to pay a D.J. $100
per hour for two hours that he didn’t work and five security officers $20 per
hour for two hours they didn’t work. That night we paid a grand total of $400
for services that were not used. I understand that it’s fun to be able to attend
functions that are held by other organizations, but you must always remember
that you are a student first and if you don’t support your school, then your
school isn’t going to support you.
I’m sure that many students would like to have a Homecoming celebration
equal to or better than that of N.C. A&T, but there is only way that this will
ever happen: students must support the activities that we have now so the ad
ministrators will see that we are enthusiastic about Homecoming and therefore
begin to allocate more money for more activities on campus. This year the
Student Activities Council has planned some great events for Homecoming
week as well as throughout the year. It is my sincere hope that each and every
student will come out and support each event to its fullest.
Attitude Check... Bronco Pride. I said Attitude Check...
Where is your Bronco Pride ?
Hey , There is no need for me to sit here and write this article (I don’t get
paid to do this). As a matter a fact we don’t even need a newspaper, (nobody
picks them up) Come to think of it we should just get rid of Mr. And Ms. FSU
(h^shUyanyone'T\ing) Whit!?! Has she gone mad? NO! .-IJust got mad. Each
atid eVeiybne of us needs an attitude check. Somewhere along the way we
have lost our Bronco Pride! I don’t know if anyone else has noticed, but there
has been a bug going around ( which is making me sick!). It seems as if the
closer it gets to homecoming the more this bug bites people with Bronco Pride.
So how long does this bug last? Right up until that last minute, the very last
second in the very last homecoming Jammie Jam! For those people who catch
this bug, not only do they need a check, but also an Attitude Check. What will
it take to get a ‘Bronco Pride’ out of you? If you are one to say “get our
football team to win” I’d say “ I have no control over that, but I know that
giving the team that fan support it will help keep them in that fighting spirit.
If you are one to complain “there is nothing to do on campus” I’d have to
ask are you involved with or Philosophy.'ke FSU a better campus
enviorment for students? If yc, cause that is’l is boring” I must inquire
as to whether you’re a part of a'jafts, You Can Tri here on campus. Also, if
you are in a campus organizati ig in it besides PARTY!?!
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cos’ Voice, we couldn’t disappoint them with not putting out a paper. Well, as
for me, I would love to get paid, but I feel like I’m making the difference, so
I’ll contuine to write. So Broncos . . . attitude check . . .
Why is it when 9 o’clock rolls around, FSU on-campus students are experi
encing what it really feels like to be hungry? Can it possibly be because the
cafe closes at 6 o’clock? Many students feel that the caf’s early shut-down may
be one of the biggest reasons why people are so hungry. Another reason may be
because there are no on-campus eateries.
The hours that Shaw Foods use were established before they were contracted
to prepare food for the H. L. Cook Dining Hall. According to Dr. Ghee the
students haven’t really vocalized what it is that they want. Students did not
show to voice their opinions at food service committee meetings. Therefore,
what students want and/or need has not been made known to administrators.
Students are also wondering about the mandatory meal plan. At FSU, if you
live on campus, you have to pay for the meal plan (whether you eat in the caf or
not). Many readers can probably identify at least one person that doesn’t eat in
the caf; still, the mandatory meal plan is used for a number of reasons. Shaw
Foods needs some type of assurance that a profit will be made (they are a
business), so a certain number of students have to be a part of the meal plan.
That certain number is all. Another reason why we have a mandatory meal
plan policy is to keep the price of each meal down (the total cost averages $6
Another qualm voiced by students is why there aren’t any on-campus eater
ies. Well, there is one, the canteen, located in the Student Center which is run
by...? That’s right: Shaw Foods and that establishment turns the grill off at
five. Dr. Ghee stated that looking at universities across the board, FSU is at the
bottom of the list where state allotments are concerned. To get an on-campus
restaurant here at FSU, a franchise fee has to paid up front by the school. Dr.
Ghee says that money for the fee just isn’t in the budget. The restaurant also
needs to prosper in order to stay. It goes without saying that any restaurant that
comes on this campus would do swell.
The bottom line is the whole problem starts and ends with money. Terry
Meritt, Systems Accountant, Business and Finance, stated that “it’s not just the
money, but service. We are trying to give students maximum service for their
dollar.” Mr. Meritt has the right idea, but it’s a shame when a student actually
sits back and reminisces on times when he/she was full. There are a lot of
changes that need to be made. If it’s change students want, it has to start with
the students. Attend the food service meetings, voice your opinions. Dr. Ghee
said that changing caf hours is a reasonable request if it’s what the students
want. AT T, of us have to get up, get out there, and start making a difference.
WHAT^S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
Courtesy Campus Watch
Cornell University: Professor James B. Mass (Psychology) was found guilty of
sexual harassment by a Cornell faculty committee. Four women filed com
plaints alleging various acts of sexual harassment: “One of them charged that
he grabbed her breast, and the others said he had kissed and hugged them and
whispered sexual comments. They said he had given them thousands of dollars
worth of expensive gifts - including an evening dress, a night gown, a cash-
mere sweater, and jewelry.” The faculty committee recommended that Prof.
Maas keep his job, but that he be stripped of an award he had received in 1993
for distinguished teaching. Also, the committee recommended that Prof.
Maas be fired if he harassed students again.
by Roger A. Harris
We’ve all seen or heard of the outstanding docu-drama “Schindlers List,” a
movie about a very humble, yet brave man who devises a list of Jews workers
interned by Nazis during WWII, then keeps his promise to save them. Simi
larly, the Broncos’ Voice staff conducted an informal survey and compiled a
Chancellor’s List: topics of concern to students that they would like Chancel
lor McLeod to focus on upon his assumption of command at FSU. Use this list
as an informal barometer to determine whether our voice can indeed be heard
and whether our condition can be supported (this list can be applied to SGA as
1,. Make African-American Studies a part of FSU’s mandatory core Curricu
lum (as it used to be).
2. Play “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at all official functions (as it used to be).
3. Have sincere and open meetings with the student body.
4. Stop the letter we currently send out trying to recruit more white students (it
is no longer mandatory or necessary—the deed has been done).
The Broncos’ Voice sends a sincere and heartfelt thank-you out
to Observer-Times Senior journalist Pat Reese. After hearing of our
severe budget constraints at a recent FSU Board of Trustees meeting,
he donated $ 100 to our cause; the forwarding of truth to a new era.
Thank you for helping to ensure that freedom reigns - we love you,
Pat. Ed & Staff: -