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Student wrecks car on campus
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be identified by blue lights. Ten of them are
located all over campus. To use the call box,
push the button, and the security office imme
diately knows which box is in use. The person
at the box need not talk into it. If she chooses
to talk, she must continue to press the button.
Because of how the boxes work, the security
office did not need to understand what the three
girls who called were saying. Chief Shattuck
said he “took off’ to the scene of the accident.
Susan said that she was impressed
with how quickly the rescue squad and the fire
trucks made it to the campus. She said she did
not realize that anyone had called. Dr. Allen
Page was the first to arrive on the scene. He and
the others who arrived decided to leave
Broadwell in the car to avoid hurting her in any
way. They felt she could easily have cut herself
on the broken glass if they had tried to move
When the fire department arrived,
they cut the battery cables to prevent a fire.
Chief Shattuck said he felt the car was practi
Broadwell feels very fortunate that
she didn’t get hurt in the accident. She said she
would like to thank Meredith College for help
ing her out and for proving how close-knit this
college community really is. She stressed that
it is important to wear your seatbelt on campus
and to follow the speed limit signs. She thanks
Chief Shattuck and the security office for all of
their help. Broadwell said, “They were all
CROSSWORD PUZZLE, continued from page
Going for the gold at Meredith
L |Y IL
The Vice President for Student Develop
ment spoke to freshmen at Insight 101 Monday,
encouraging them “To Go for the Gold.’’
Dr. Sandra Thomas opened her speech by
saying, “There is a wonderful adventure ahead of
you at Meredith, and there are opportunities
every step of the way.’’ She stressed that any
student who is truly successful at Meredith gets
involved in any opporturiity that is offered to her.
“Going for the Gold” as Dr. Thomas put it, is
a process with many steps. Just like an Olympic
athlete, “it takes a coordinated effort of mind,
body, and spirit to become a champion, “ said
She added the next step toward a student’s
goal of success is to develop her own personal
mission statement. A student must assume the
responsibility as a freshman to make her educa
tion the best it can be.
Thomas emphasized that the final step for a
successful college career is a daily plan toward a
by Cheryl Smith, Program Director
The Office of Student Activities and Lead
ership Development is sponsoring an Academic
Success Seminar Series on Mondays from Sep
tember 14 through October 26 (excluding Octo
ber 12) from 4:00-5:15 pm in 214 Harris. The
series is designed to improve your academic
skills for a more successful semester, as well as
to benefit your entire academic career. This
series offers something for every student -
whether you are writing your first research pa
per, learning to use the library, managing your
time, or studying for a final exam. Topics
include Writing Skills, Time Management, Test
Taking, and Finding Your Academic Resources.
You may attend all or any part of the series. If
you choose to attend all six seminars, you will
receive a certificate of participation upon comple
tion of the series. Interested students should
pick up a brochure/registration form in the Cate
Center box office and return it to the Office of
Student Activities and Leadership Development.
Please sign up by Thursday, September 10th.
If you have any questions, please call Cheryl
Smith, exL 8660.
content and happy life. She said students should
live their lives with fairness, integrity, honesty,
and concern for others and the world.
Thomas ended her speech by saying, “The
greatest adventure of a Ufetime comes mostly
unexpectedly.” She concluded by saying that
Meredith students should be individuals and
should make the most of their lives in whatever
direction she chooses.
Register to vote
Many college students will be voting for
the first time in this year’s presidential elec
tion, and some may not know how to register.
If you are a resident of Raleigh, be sure to
register by Oct 5. You may go to any local
library to register. The Wake County Library
in Cameron Village is the closest to Meredith.
You may also register at the Board of Elec
tions, 339 South Salisbury St.
When going to register, carry identifica
tion, preferably a driver’s license. The Board
of Elections or some libraries may require a
license as well as a birth certificate. Call the
library or Board of Elections in advance to
find out what is needed.
If you are not a permanent resident of
Raleigh, you must vote by absentee ballot.
You will need to have a ballot mailed to you
from your hometown.
For more information on the voting
process, contact the Board of Elections, 401
Oberlin Rd., Cameron Village.
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