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VOL. IX, NO. 3
WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY, WINSTON-SALEM. NORTH CAROIJNA
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Graham Central Station
Graham To Appear Tonight
HOMECOMING. Just the
thought of the word conjures up
ideas of football games,
cheerleaders and partys. No
matter how you feel about social
activities the rest of the year,
there is nothing like
Soulful Spirit of ’76
In its role as a National
Bicentennial Campus and as a
participant in the Winston-Salem
- Forsyth County Bicentennial
Programs Winston-Salem State
University has adopted the
“Soulful Spirit of 76” as the
theme of its Homecoming 75.
In announcing the plans for this
year’s homecoming activities,
Mr. Joseph Daniels - Chairman of
the WSSU Homecoming
Committee, said that some of the
highlights of the festivities will be
the parade, game, and Hall of
The parade theme focuses on
the contributions by blacks to the
nation’s growth in general and on
the contributions of WSSU to the
progress of the Winston-Salem
Community in particular.
From the assembly point on
Linden Avenue the parade route
is as follows: west on Third Street
to Liberty Street; north on
Liberty Street to Fourth Street;
and east on Fourth Street to
Applications for participation
in the parade will be accepted
until Monday, October 27.
The Rams will meet the Bears
of Shaw University at 1:30 P.M.
in the Bowman Gray Stadium.
The Second Annual Hall of Fame
Banquet will be held that night at
6:30 P.M. in Hauser Student
Union. For additional
information and tickets call the
WSSU Alumni Office at 761-2125
or the student Government
Association at 761-2073.
Miss Homecoming Coronation Ball. Whitaker
Gym.Coronation: 7:30P.M.-9;30P.M. DANCE-
10:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. FREE. Sponsored by SGA.
Red & White Day. Pep Rally and Campus Mini-
Parade. Sponsored by Day Students Association.
Cabaret - Benton Convention Center 11:00 P.M. -
3:00 A.M. ADM: $2.00. Sponsored by SGA.
Alumni Dance - Benton Convention Center. 10:00
P.M. - 2:00 A.M. Coronation: Midnight, ADM.
Sponsored by WSSU Alumni Association.
Homecoming Parade. 9:00 A.M. We« on Thiri
Street to Liberty Street: Northmen Liberty Street
Fourth Street; and East on Fourth Street to
Rams Versus Bears of Shaw University.
Bowman Gray Stadium 1:30 P.M. ADM.
Second Annual Hall of Fame Banquet. Hauser
Student Union. 6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. ADM. $7.50
Alumni Cabaret. Benton Convention Center. 9:00
P.M. - 1:00 A.M. ADM. Sponsored by WSSU
Dance. Spinners, K.C. & The Sunshine Band, and
Jimmy Castor Bunch. Winston-Salem Memorial
Coliseum. 9:00 P.M. -1:00 A.M. ADM. Sponsored
for Who ’s Who
State University students have
been approved for listing in the
1975-76 edition of “Who’s Who
Among Students in American
Universities and Colleges.”
Students were selected on the
basis of their academic and
and for their contributions and
service to school and community.
Dr. Frank A. Rose, a former
president of the University of
Alabama stated that the Who's
Who Award evolved as a
recognized institution which
honors students destined to
become tomorrow’s leaders.
The stude.nts chosen are as
Charlotte- Mitzi A. Bellam\.
Ehse A. Donald, Joanne Glenn.
Donna C. McMoore, and Gloria J.
Columbia, ^.C.- Laura
Fayetteville- Lydia F. Farmer.
Greensboro- Doroth> ,\1
Harrels- Sylvia Johnson
Lincolnton- Debra A. Johnson
.Merry Hill- Gregory L. Drake
New Bern- David Merritt.
Providence- Eyvonne G
Raleigh- Wilbert Jenkins.
Reidsville- John B. Withers.
Rocky Mount- Ruble L. Gibson
Rose Hill- Jackial L. Herring
Sanford- Claretta Johnsc'i
Trinity-Christopher C. E .vint^s.
Wake Forest- .Margaret Brown
Wilson- Lydia F. Best,
Brown, Ruth D, Cassaberry.
Adolphus Coplin, Jannife:' E
Epps, Loretta Gimon. Henrietta
Howard, Dorothy J. I^w s. \'
George .Mason, Loretta K
Shields. Karen E. Simnis. Cecii
Summers, and Shi-ley E
Covington. \a,- ler .A
If you’re ready to really enjoy
yourself this homecoming, then
you’ll want to get in on the “get
down sound” of Larry Graham
and Graham Central Station, the
featured group at tonights Pre-
Homecoming Ram style.
Graham Central Station is one
of the hottest groups on the music
scene. Formed in 1974 by Larry
Graham, the group has
success. Larry played bass with
the energetic Sly and the Family
Stone from 1966 to 1974, and his
unique bass style is one of the
highhghts of the present group.
He can play all the instruments in
the current group.
Graham put his own band
together, using his own material.
■‘Hot Chocolate” was the band,
which later changed its’ name to
become the now famous Graham
The group is composed of six
members, including Larry. The
performers are Patryce Banks,
Hershall Kennedy, Manuel
Kellough, Robert Sam, David
Vega and of course, Larry
Graham. Together they have a
funky sound with emphasis on
Last year the group performed
along with Bette Davis for an
unbeatable Friday night of
Homecoming. They had just
released two albums- “Graham
Central Station” and “Release
Their latest albuin release,
“Ain’t No ‘Bout-a-Doubt It,”
(Warner Bros.) shows that Ijarry
Graham and Graham Central
Station has a lot to offer. At the
Pre-homecoming show on
Friday, October 24 and during
Homecoming, Graham Central
Station will definitely "get its'
stuff off.” Be there for one of the
"get down” times of your life.
Art Exhibit Opens
The Winstf.'.-Salem State
University Art Gallery is
displaying several unique pieces
of art work by Elaine Freeman
Thomas, Director and Curator of
the George Washington Carver
Museum at Tuskegee Institute.
Mrs. Thomas’ paintings depict
everyday life. She works in
various medias of oil, water
colors and temper. Mrs. Thomas’
work relates the non-objective,
realism, impressionistic, cubism,
and abstract views and her
subject matter is from landscape
Mrs. Thomas received her B.S.
degree from Tuskegee Institute
m 1945 and her .Masters' degree
from New York Universit\ in
1949. She is affiliated with the
Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society.
Phi Delta Kappa Education
Fraternity and National Council
of .Art .Administrators.
Mrs. Thomas has had further
study at the University of Paris,
and she has gone on educational
tours to Spain. Portugal.
Morrocco and .Africa.
She has displayed several of
her paintings in many of our
major cities and has received
awards for some of them.
The exhibit will continue
through October 31.
Candice Michaux, Miss WSSU (pictm-ed above) and Patsy
Lynch. Miss Homecoming have planned a lot of events for the
court and queens along with other activities for the student
body. The two are working very hard to bring about changes
and involve everyone in setting the pace for this
Homecoming. Let's make Homecoming one to remember.