VOL. 5, NO. 4
WIXSTOX-SALEM STATE COLLEGE, WrXSTOX-SALEM, X. C.
jrXE 1, 1965
SUCCESS TO CLASS OF 1965
A class of 189 students will be graduated from Winston-
Salem State College at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. During its
four years on campus, this class has done much to distinguish
It has presented gifts of intrinsic worth to the campus—a
leather covered pulpit Bible as freshmen, magnolia trees and
other plants as sophomores, and outstanding photographs as
Class Day was one of the most dignified ever held on any
campus. Both the valedictorian, Donaki Benson, and the saluta-
torian, Marye Wells, delivered thoughtful, challenging addresses.
After this program, the class produced an added feature, a
luncheon with a distinguished speaker. Dr. Lewis C. Dowdy,
president of A & T College.
Commencement will be held Tuesday morning with Dr. De-
lyte W. Morris, president of Southern Illinois University, as
speaker. This will be a fitting climax to four fruitful and pro
ductive years at Winston-Salem State College for the Class of
Mrs. Dorothy Blount, class adviser, is to be congratulated
on her work with this class. Dr. Kenneth R. Williams, president
of the college, is sentimental toward the class because it arrived
when he arrived as president.
Class of 19G5, you have enriched the campus with your pres
ence. The News Argus knows that you will dignify your alma
mater with your achievements in the future.
Goodbye. We are happy to have met you.
Science Building Nears Completion
By Edna Harris
The new Science Building near
completion at Winston-Salem
State College will be opened for
classes in September, Dr. Al-
phonso R. Vick, head of the col
lege Science Department said.
Eller Hall, the old Science
Building, will be used for math
ematics and other classes.
The new Science Building will
be divided into three depart-
ment!^: first floor, physics; sec
ond iioor, biology; and the third
The first floor of the building
is composed of bathrooms; a lec
ture hall to seat 150 students; a
lobby; a general physics class
room to seat 32 students; a stock
room; and advanced physics lab
oratory to seat 16 students; of
fices for instructors; a seminar
room used for conferences be-
tw'een teachers and students or
just between the teachers; a ma-
' chine room; a dark room; a class
room to seat 36; and a shop area
used for preparation of teaching
The second floor includes the
upper part of the lecture hall;
two general biologj' laboratories
to seat 36 students; a stock room;
an advanced biology laboratory
for teachers and students to do
advanced study in the field of
science; a laboratory; a cold stor
age room used to preserve speci
mens; offices; a seminar room;
a classroom to seat 39 students;
storage room; a botany labora
tory to seat 16 students; an anat
omy laboratory to seat 24 stu
dents; an animal room used to
keep live insects and animals; a
display glass 'cabinet; a culture
room; and a bacteriologj' labora
tory to seat 24 students.
The third floor is composed of
two general chemistry labora
tories to seat 32 students each;
an advanced chemistry labora
tory; offices; a seminar room; a
classroom to seat 39 students;
an organic chemistry laboratory
to seat 24 students; a physical
chemistry laboratory to seat 16;
and an analytical chemistry lab
oratory to seat 21 students.
X(MV Student ('ouncil Officers (left to right) are Wilbert McKinney, Arthur F. Gray, Joseph
Askew and (,'harles Anderson.
Arthur F. Gray Is Elected
President of Student Body
liy Velma I>indsey
For the first time in the his
tory of the school the Winston-
Salem State College Student
On the roof of the building is
an observation deck used for
weather meteorology and to ob
serve the night time sky.
The Penthouse, also located on
the roof, is used for storage of
In the future the Greenhouse
and Astro Dome will be added.
Architects for the new Science
Building are Lashmit and Pol-
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Council elected its President by
Arthur Gray, son of Mr. Arthur
D. Gray of Atlantic Citj', New
Jersey and the late Mrs, Louise
Graj', was elected president of
the Student Council.
“I hope to increase the activi
ties in fields of the intellect and
to broaden the social climate on
campus,” Gray said.
Gray participates in manj' ac
tivities on campus. He is presi
dent of the Urban Society, presi
dent of the Young Democrats
Club, vice president of the NAA-
CP, and a member of the Day
Students Organization. He is an
honor student and is a history
“I shall trj- to delegate more
opportunities for more students
to participate in more activities
on campus.” Gray said.
Gray hopes to promote more
interest among his fellow stu
dents in the more cultural activi
Other officers are vice presi
dent, Charles Anderson; secre
tary, Wilbert McKinney; treas
urer, Joseph Askew, and assis
tant secretary, Sylvia Sprinkle.
“I would like to thank the stu
dents for displaying such confi
dence in me,” Gray said.
Rules Announced For Campus Students
liy Delois Shaw
The Winston-Salem State Col
lege administration released an
analysis early this month of 16
grievances submitted by the stu
dent body in March, following a
This report indicated that
school officials made a thorough
study of the student protest,
which called for intellectual and
social improvements on campus.
The students also called atten
tion to other conditions not con
ducive to wholesome living and
studying on campus.
Grievances submitted were di
vided into two areas. The first
15 dealt mainly with general im
provements in the areas of food
service and preparation, educa
tional facilities, library service,
educational preparation a n d
health service. The second area
was mainly concerned with so
In the first division of griev
ances, a number of definite pro
posals were made. The griev
ances and administration pro
posals in this area were:
1. Better preparation for the
National Teachers Examination.
Administration proposes to or
ganize and set up seminars to
better prepare students for the
National Teachers Examination.
2. Compulsory vesper attend
ance requirement be lifted. Stu
dents will be required to attend
vesper at the usual 4 p.m. Sun
day hour. Vesper must remain
at this hour so that students
may worship at the church of
their choice at 11 a.m.
3. Improvement of educational
facilities. This depends on ap
propriation of funds by the state
legislature. The administration
is studying all possibilities for
4. Dormitory improvements.
Work is underway in the area
of maintenance of living quar
5. Efficient janitorial service.
Consideration is being made to
secure efficient workers. “This
is not easy,”
6. Nurse on duty in health
center at all time. This can be
accomplished only by an in
crease in health fees to about
$38 more than is now paid. The
college would have to employ at
least three more nurses.
7. Doctor on duty at all time.
Dr, H. Rembert Malloy, school
physician, reports that two other
local physicians are available
for duty when he is not.
8. More intellectual and social
activities. Supervised recreation
al activities in the city of Win
ston-Salem are now available to
students in tennis, bowling,
swimming and others,
9. More cultural activities.
Funds are being appropriated
for scheduling more cultural mo
vies and entertainment. There
will be faculty participation in
10. Improvement of cafeteria
service and better food prepara
tion. Better food and better prep
aration are being sought. Stu
dents will be given additional
portions of vegetables and bev
11. Open the library additional
hours. The library will be open
each Saturday afternoon from
12 noon until 5 p,m. with addi
tional help from the faculty and
12. Relieve strict punishment.
College disciplinary actions must
be maintained. Women students
who fail to sign out and in will
have to be disciplined if valid
reasons cannot be given,
13, Improved advisory coun
seling, The administration’s goal
is to organize better advisory
committees. Transcripts will be
made available to students to
view and discuss.
14, Students assigned to facul
ty committees, Alton Barr, Stu
dent Council president, appointed
Sylvia Long and Horace Webb to
work closely with the faculty to
discuss and find ways of dealing
with student problems.
15, Privilege to return to cam
pus after midnight. Students re
turning to campus after mid
night will not be punished if
substantial reasons for their de
lay are given.
Social privileges were dealt
with as follows:
1. Privilege of leaves: Women
students are given an extra 30
. minutes on both evening and
afternoon leaves. Freshmen wo
men with “C” averages are
granted an evening leave per
week. Students with “B” ave
rages and above will have addi
tional privileges of leave.
2, Calling hours. All women
students will be granted an ex
tra minute for entertaining
Other privileges that students
1, Better treatment of male
students by dormitory matrons,
2, Privilege to ride in car of
one's choice without submitting
the name of the driver,
3, Women be allowed to wear
pants all day on Saturday. “The
college allows women to wear
pants all day only in inclement
weather,” Dean of Students
Ruth Mosby said.
Barr in his report to the stu
dent body said the student hand
book will be revised to include
the new appi’oved privileges.
The majority of students at
tending the meeting expressed
attitudes of dissatisfaction with
the administration’s proposals.
Students said they felt few chan
ges had been made.
Dean Mosby said the faculty
is still studying the grievances
and will do all that is possible to
help the students and make the
campus a better place to study