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The Winston-Salem State
Department of Nursing is planning a
reunion weekend for alumni during
Homecoming October 13-14,1995.
Activities include a reception and
dinner Friday evening and a tailgate
party Saturday after the WSSU- North
Carolina Central University football
game. An alumni meeting has also been
scheduled for Saturday evening.
YWCA To Hold
The YWCA is working with Dean
Witter Reynolds Inc., to enpower
women to be more knowledgeable
about their finances. These two
organizations are planning to present
this information at a seminar to be held
later this month.
The seminar will be held on
October 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the library.
The seminar is designed to help women
overcome hurdles to a secure future.
The seminar is free. For more
information call, 722-5138.
A Cool Million page 2
Miss WSSU Choir page 3
RA's page 4
Dc-bra Rivers page 6
Football Review page 8
Just A Reminder...
Remember Daylight Saving
Time ends on Sunday,
October 29. Don't forget
to turn your clocks back one
hour at midnight.
Nikita Williams Crowned
Miss WSSU 1995 -1996
BY KIMBERLY TERRY
Although a significant
amount of candidate bashing
took place during last spring's
student government elections,
Nikita Williams, a senior
Biology major from Rocky
Mount, was named Miss
Winston-State University 1995
Williams did not resort to
any name calling or mud
slinging of her fellow
candidates during her
campaign and that just might
have won her the title.
“I stayed real and true
and did not try to put on
fronts,” said Williams. “I felt
that the name calling was
She feels that previous
holders of the coveted title
were just figureheads.
“I want to have an active
voice in the SGA. When I
voice my opinion I want them
to take me seriously and not
look at me as just a figure
head,” she said.
Miss WSSU plans to
make Winston-Salem State
University more visible to
people in the community.
“I want to make WSSU
seen by all people and when
they see we have some
intelligent young black men
and women attending the
university, they may take us
more seriously,” said
Williams is a member of
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.,
the varsity cheerleading squad,
Alpha Kappa Mu Honor
Society and Project
Over the summer,
Williams traveled to Finland
and worked in a lab
researching arthritis. The trip
was made possible through
Project Strengthen. She was
very excited about being
chosen to make the trip and
brought back many ideas,
techniques and skills that will
help her further pursue her
interest in Medicine.
News Argus Editor
BY KEISHA BUTLER
Drums Please! DaDaDaDa!!! Your
new 1995-96 editor for the Winston-
Salem State University newspaper, the
New s Argus, is Queyana Woods.
Woods, known to many as “Q," is a
senior Mass Communications major,
from Charlotte, NC. Though
newsNeditorial is not her concentration,
Q still finds time to dedicate her
abilities to the paper.
“I enjoy writing and I feel that I’m
creative. Working with the News Argus
gives me an opportunity to show off my
creativity,” said Woods.
On campus she is involved in
numerous extracurricular activities. This
fall marks her third consecutive year
being president of the Campus Pals. She
is also a member of the University
Ushers, Corporate Partners Program and
the Campus Activity Board.
“With the new staff of Keisha
Butler, Devona McPhatter, Rico Leak,
William Horton, Jr. and myself, the News
Argus will become a more appreciated
source of information,” said Woods.
It's Homecoming y'atl"
The liaison officer between the
Secretary of Veteran Affairs and the
Clinton White House will be Winston-
Salem State University's Founder's Day
convocation speaker on October 13, in
K.R. Williams Auditorium.
Heyward Bannister, whose primary
responsibility is the coordination of
executive personnel activities between
the Office of the Secretary of Veteran's
Affairs and various internal and external
organizations, such as the White House
and the Office of the Assistant Secretary
for Human Resources and
Administration, is the speaker.
He is a native of Gadsden, S.C.,
holds an undergraduate degree in
psychology and a master's degree in
criminal justice from the University of