Collins speaks at first 'Community Meeting'
BY LA SHAINNA K.
Preskknt AlthiaF. Collins, ad-
staff and students in Annie Memer
Pfeiffer Chapel Sept 19.
‘This will be the first of many
conversations, a chance for us to
talk, and a chance to correct any
misinfmmation,” Collins said.
As they entered the chapel, the
studoits, faculty and staff were
given a card and asked to write
their questicns od it The cards
were placed in a box. Student
Government Association President
April McNdl drew a card with a
question on it from the box for
Collins to read and to respond.
What foUows arc some of the
qucsttons and responses:
Is there asbestos in the Pfe^er
Collins said that there is no
asbestos in the Pfeiffer Science
Building. She said that when she
came to Bennett she had all of the
building inspected for asbestos.
What is going on with the ath
Dr. Deborah Daniels resp(»ded
to that question. She said a search
committee is in place and that in-
teiviewing should start next week.
Danids is the associate vice presi
dent for student development and
Why doesn't Bennett have sum
Dr. Donna Oliver responded to
that question. She said that sum-
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VOL XXIII NO. 2 OCTOBER 5,2001 Bennett College Greensboro, NC 27401
Kellie Anderson (top left) a
senior education major from
Washington, DC participates in a
pudding throw contest. Karen
Wynn (seated) a senior social
work major from Brooklyn, NY is
her target. (Bottom left) Joy
Scott, (left) a mass communica
tions junior from Virginia Beach,
Va. and Tamile Glenn (right),
pause to pose in at the snow
cone table. (Top right) Shana
Gulley, a sophomore from San
Diego sells chicken dinners for a
sophomore class funfl-raiser.
Photos by La Shainna L Campbell.
BY TAKESHA BRIGGINS
Banner Reporter and Staff
Cotttm candy, candy apjdes, popcorn, prizes, games,
stuffed animals, Ferris wheels....do you remember going to
a carnival with all these things and more? ready.
Tlie ctosest thing to a carnival took place on the Quad
Sept 28 at the first "Phenomenal Riday."
Rom 4 pjn. to 7 p.m. about 85 Belles and their guests
partic^ted in various games including a pudding throw,
highst^er, and electronic basketball.
Vendors sold everything from nail art, snow cones, fried
chicken dinners jeans, and T-shirts.
The event also included a dance contest featuring the
Percolator and the New Jersey Slide. The music was eclectic;
there was reggae, go-go, R&B and hip hop tunes.
Phenomenal continued on Page 3
BY STACEY HANSEN
Whether you are a first year
student or an upperclassmen, the
lack of student activities is evi
“I think a lot of the im>blems
are due to the transition from sjaing
semester to fall semester," said
Monica Gaymon, Miss Bennett
"Most of what is going on has
hiq>pened before. Infcnmation gets
lost, but new mganization presi
dents are not at fiuilt It becomes a
that studmts deal with
SeniM' class president Gayani
Ekanayake, a &shion merchandis
ing major from Gennantown, Md.
a^eed that this year has been off to
a rocky start
*The College is in the middle of
change," Ekanayake said. "Hiings
that should have h^>pened before
students returned are still occur
At the Community Meeting in
September, Student Government
Pr^ident AprUMd^eil said SGA
is currently rewriting its constitu
tion to include dianges that should
improve the entu% process involved
with student activites.