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As a festive aura hovers over Winston-
Salem State University the mood is set for
Homecoming 1985. Let the celebration
Jaegin! Homecoming ’85 is destined to be
“unforgettable” in every sense.
Of course when those Fighting and Mar
ching Rams combined there is never a dull
moment during Homecoming. However,
this year’s festivities are destined to be
quite spicey and different.
During 1985 Winston-Salem State salutes
new Chancellor Cleon Thompson Jr. and
SGA president Joy Bridges, who along with
others have produced a gala event students
have prayed for in years past.
This spectacular event is at 7 p.m. and 10
p.m. in the Kenneth R. Williams auditorium
and will feature Freddie Jackson and Melba
Moore. Unlike the past this show is expected
to be a complete success.
Once again the time has elapsed for
students, faculty, alumni and visitors to join
the Ram family in their annual celebration.
As Editor-in-Chief of The News Argus, I
would like to welcome you to the campus
this festive weekend.
Throughout the day hopefully everyone
will support the football game and other
scheduled events. WSSU has set the pace,
but its up to you to make it happen.
Angela M. Corbett
Dance Club Is
Back in Action
The Winston-Salem State University
Dance Club is back at it again, but under a
new coordinator Mrs. Jacquelyn Chance.
She has danced professionally with several
modern dance companies in New York, and
with the jazz company, “Impulse” of
Boston, Massachusetts. Mrs. Chance
received her master’s degree from Colum
The Dance Club classes and rehearsals
meet on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30
p.m. to 5 p.m. The club is open to anyone
who has a special interest in dance. The
company is comprised of male and female
students whose abilities range from no
dance experience, to several years of jazz,
modem, or ballet training.
The Dance Club has an eclectic repertoire
which includes modern, jazz, ballet, com
edy, and folk dancing. The first perfor
mance, which is mainly a "sneak preview,”
is scheduled for December.
The officers of the Dance Club are: Presi
dent - Cynthia Tyson, Vice President -
Sharon Moss, Publicity - Andre’s Crosby,
and Costumes - Yvette Scott.
People Around Here
Dr. Larry Hungerford, director of the
Center for Economic Education at Winston-
Salem State University, recently conducted
four ten-hour workshops attended by 88
public school teachers.
Twenty-five K-3 teachers earned an in-
service unit for attending “Teaching
Economic Concepts in the Primary Grade”
in North Wilkesboro. An additional 63 high
school teachers attended three workshops
on “Deficits and Taxes” in Boonville,
Hickory and Mt. Airy.
Tunja J. Cunningham, a freshman at
Winston-Salem State University, has been
awarded a National Achievement Scholar
ship of $2,000 from the National Merit
Scholarship Corporaton. She is the daughter
of Mrs. Doris Cunningham of Winston-
Gaines Center Has
New Fitness Centt
to the student body Thompson’s first priori
ty is to conduct a study of our General
Studies program and make improvements
if needed; second a comprehensive study of
each major offered; third efforts will be
made to improve quality of faculty
members and fourth to improve the quality
of students. These goals have been set so
that graduates and faculty wii be able to
perform outs, ^e the institution, compete on
any level, and pass any exami! tion given.
Our new chancellor has Diced that
students are without a doubt :op priority,
but it takes student support to accomplish
the great mission planned for academic suc
by Alisa Wilson
Overweight? Eating too much? Eating the
wrong foods? (Yes I’m talking to you)
These are the concerns of the new coor
dinator of the fitness center for the students,
faculty/staff and community.
Dr. Carolyn Blount is a new assistant pro
fessor in the Physical Education Depart
ment. Besides coordinating the fitness
center. Dr. Blount also teaches science
courses such as kinesiology. Exercise
Physiology and Test & Management for the
Physical Education majors.
One of Dr. Blount’s main goals for the
fitness center is to help Physical Education
and Nursing majors form good lab ex
perience for working in a fitness environ
Dr. Blount feels that she will really enjoy
her job because she likes to be challenged,
she says that she would not be able to work
in a boring environment for very long.
She received her BS degree in Physical
Education and dance, and her MS in Exer
cise Science at Wake Forest University. She
received her Ph.D. at Texas A&M Universi
ty where she also did some lecturing and
graduate assistant teaching.
She has held many other job titles in
cluding fitness coordinator on a cruise ship
and Exercise Technician at Wake Forest
University where her husband is currently
an instructor. Dr. Blount has also done
some very interesting presentations and
publications dealing with fitness.
The new Exercise Physiology Lab, which
is located in the C.E. Gaines Complex, is for
fitness evaluation, losing weight, flexibility
testing, fitness and testing and/or your own
personal fitness program.
Sessions on dieting will begin meeting
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday even
ings from 5:30 to 6:00 beginning, October
21st. Exercise claisses will be held at noon on
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to
12:45. Dr. Blount hopes to get a good
response from the community and from
Some suggestions that Dr. Blount had
concerning the health of people who are con
stantly on the run and don’t seem to have
the time to stop for exercising or a good
healthy meal are: “if you get yourself in
this condition, you will probably have a lot
of built up stress because you don’t have an
outlet and the best remedy is to make it a
daily priority to get in some exercise.”
WSSU students have no excuse for not go
ing to the fitness center... fitness evaluation
is free for students.
1985-86 Editorial Staff of The News Argus: Victor Coffey, Managing Editor; Angela Corbett,
Editor-in-Chief: Karla Barksdale, News Editor; Yolanda Jones, Office/Business Manager;
Alisa Wilson, Assignment Editor; Robert Toran, Sports Editor; Pam Murrell, Circulation
Manager. Others pictured: Joy Bridges, Danita Rucks, and Deborah Sharpe.
Mass Communications Majors Represent Organizations in Coronation. Deborah Sharpe,
Danita Rucks and Alisa Wilson. Photo by Peele
Tlhe News Argus Staff
Angela Corbett Editor-in-chief
Victor Coffey Managing Editor
Alisa A. Wilson Assignment Editor
Karla Barksdale News Editor
Robert Toran .Sports Editor
Pamela Murrell Circulation Manager
Tonya McDou- d . .Advertising Manager
Deborah ShaI am Danita - Layout Editors
\olandaV. -s . Business/Office Manager
Michael Pei'l Photographer
Dr. Valerie . addi‘r Advisor
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