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    2 • BENNETT BANNER •JANUARY 26, 1995
Gingrich's government
Not since the Eisenhower years has there been an
overwhelming abundance of Republicans in Congress.
Nov. 8, voters made it plain that they wanted a change, and
they were not buying President Clinton’s version of it
The 104th Congress celebrated its first day on the job
by working until 2 a.m. as commanded by new Speaker of
the House Newt Gingrich.
What can be said about Gingrich that has not already
been said?
For one thing, the impact that Gingrich will have on
America is truly scary because this “Boy’s Town enthusi
ast” sees orphanages as an alternative to young mothers
rearing their children.
All of this is coming from a man who believes in the
“moral structure of the family being preserved.”
In a story published in the Jan. 19 issue News &
Record Gingrich said that men were physically stronger
than women and that women did not have any business in
combat. He stated that he believes women are physically
weaker than men.
It seems as though we have a Rush Limbaugh clone
who has more opinions than anyone can stand in our
government. Yet, Gingrich does not want to hear any
special interest subjects when Congress discusses the
issues. The Georgia politician seems to want to undermine
everything that would help the poor and disadvantaged. His
plans of supporting cuts on welfare, social security, elluca-
tion, and inner city programs such as midnight basketball
have been sacrificed.
Is this supposed to be a breath of fresh air in the House
of Representatives or is it the stale wind of the Bush and
era? gtephanie McCorkle
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Black History Month Events
2- Convocation Lecture by Dr. Jennifer Friday, president. Southeastern Psychologi
cal Association, in the Pfeiffer Chapel at 11 a.m.
7-Movie and discussion: The Color Purple in the Pfeiffer Science Assembly at
7 p.m.
9- Black Cultural Appreciation Night, sponsored by the Black History Awareness
Club in the Pfeiffer Science Assembly at 7 p.m.
14- Movie and discussion: Imitation of Life in the Holgate Library IMC at 7 p.m.
17- Gospel quintet performance: “Gospel Winds” in the Little Theatre at 7 p.m.
21- Movie and discussion: r/7e Sooypaard in the Pfeiffer Science Assembly at
7 p.m.
23- Multi-Disciplinary panel discussion: “The Bell Curve: Multi-Disciplinary Per
spective” in the Black Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m.
28- Movie presentation and discussion: Railroad to Freedom: Violence In the Black
Community in the Holgate Library IMC at 7 p.m.
Bittersweet program
Those that knew her believed
that teaching was something that she
Lori Shepherd, senior education
major, said thatKatanisha liked teach-
ing.’' - ' ,
“She was my litUe sister, and I
thought she was smart, friendly and
quiet,” Shepherd said.
Katanisha was an active mem
ber in the Belles of Harmony Gospel
Choir, NAACP, and COGIC Family
Worship Center.
Shepard said that she was still
in shock and recalled that she was
supposed to be on the same flight
with her Uttle sister to meet her
connection at RDU Airport.
Tiffany Boles, Katanisha's
roommate and one of her closest
friends said that she is having a hard
time with her friend’s death, but adds
that it is better on some days than
“It’s very hard,” Boles said.
“I wanted to stay in the same
room, because being there helps me
more than running away. I don’t
want to forget the person she was.”
Boles, a sophomore account
ing major remembers the last time
they saw each other.
1 “We cried together because
I knew she was not coming back to
Bennett [Katanisha was transfer-
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ring to another college],” Boles
“She did not like to show
her emotions, but that day she
hugged me and said ‘I love you’.”
“She set her goals and went
after them no matter what prob
lems came, she never let them
stop her.”
The Bennett Banner
The Newspaper produced by the
Phenomenal Women of Bennett College
Stephanie McCorkle - EDITOR
Crystal SImenton - MANAGING EDITOR
Christine Lewis - CHIEF COPY EDITOR
Cinzia “Buffy" Atkinson - SPORTS EDITOR
Valerie Weathers - PHOTOGRAPHER
Latasha Gordon - CAMPUS SECURITY
Kelita Vanterpool - BELLE SPORTS
Yvette Burton - ACES
Tamu Johnson - MOVIE REVIEWS
Nicole M. Southern - ADMINSTRATION
Mariacorazon Hill - HUMANITIES
La Keisha Walker - DORMITORIES
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Bianca Williams - BELLE SPORTS
Elizabeth Battiste- BUSINESS MANAGER
Some photographs courtesy of Phanalphie Rhue, Public
Affairs/ Marketing Director and Sonya Jenkins Public Affairs

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