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Volume IX, Issue 7
October 7,1992 Raleigh, North Carolina
Bill Clinton rallies N.C. supporters
• Congress overrode a
Bush veto Monday concern
ing cable television rates. This
was the first veto overridden in
• A poll conducted by TTie
News and Observer and
WRAL-TV shows that Bill
CUnton leads George Bush by
13.1%, and a nationwide New
York Times! CBS News Poll,
Clinton also leads.
• Black students at N.C.
State University met last night
with college administration to
discuss what they call their
second-class status on campus.
• Officials said the death
toll from the crash Sunday of
an Israeli jet in Asterdam may
• According to District
Attorney Carl Fox, the state
will not seek the death penalty
for David Sokolawski, who is
charged with double homicide.
Fox said laws do not support
the death penalty in this case.
® An Enloe High School
teacher has been charged with
drunken driving and hit-and-
run after hitting a group of
eight participating in a benefit
• Eddie Kendricks, lead
singer of tlie Temptations, died
Monday night of lung cancer.
He had been hospitalized since
• The Pittsburgh Pirates
met the Atlanta Braves in the
first game of the National
League Championship series
last night. The Toronto Blue
Jays and the Oakland A’s be
gin the American League
Championship series today.
by Amity Brown
Bill Clinton addressed sup
porters at a rally Sunday, saying “I
seek a victory for the American
people. Republican and Democrat.”
Clinton, speaking at NCSU’s
Reynolds Coliseum, said he entered
the Presidential race because he
“didn’t want [his] child to grow up
in the first generation to do worse
than their parents.”
The candidate went on to out
line five ideas he wants to imple
ment as President
“I will be the real education
President,” said Clinton. He said he
would work to ftind Head Start, to
provide better resources to intercity
and rural schools, and to fund com
munity college programs and ap
prenticeships for people not plan
ning to attend college.
Clinton said he wants to im
prove the hteracy rate by giving
every illiterate American a chance
to learn to read. He also wants to
Bill Clinton addresses Reynolds Coliseum crowd.
photo by Becky Bradshaw
create a national student trust fund
which would provide student loans to
be paid back through income with
drawals or public service, like teach
ing or volunteering in the Peace Corps.
Addressing the health care is
sue, CUnton said, “We are tired of
being told we can’t provide health
care for workers.”
“The main way to reduce to defi-
Cornhuskin’ changes considered
by Sonali Kolhatkar
Student Life Committee (SLC)
voted overwhelmingly to keep
Cornhuskin's date the same. Due to
complaints from faculty about class
room apathy by students during
Comhuskin’ week. Academic Coun
cil made recommendations to SLC
to change the date of Cornhuskin*.
The council recommended ei
ther moving Comhuskin’ to a Fri
day night or moving it up two weeks
to the middle of October. Any
change approved will not go into
effect this year.
However, Meredith Recreation
Association has worked on some
changes for this year’s Comhuskin’
in hopes of avoiding the tensions
that arose last year.
1) There will be no more
2) Quiet hours and hall raid hours
cit is through controlled spending
and health care. Youcan’treducethe
deficit with a big middle class tax
inaease,” Clinton said.
CUnton closed by saying his
plans will require courage from ev
eryone. “We are being called upon at
the end of the Cold War to seize a
new future...but only if we have the
courage to change,” Clinton said.
Students enjoy the picnic in the courtyard before Comhuskin'.
have been changed.
3) The point system has been
changed to insure that all classes are
4) Classes will announce their
themes on the Monday of Comhuskin’
At SLC, Hannah Simmonds said
Tuesday evening classes begin a day
early due to Comhuskin' so students
will not lose a class period during
Conhuskin’ week. Professors have
the option to reschedule classes.
Jamie O’ Bryant, WINGS repre
sentative, said, "Corhuskin’ is a way
for everyone to get involved in cam
pus activities, especially the WINGS
students and commuting students.
This will be a time when students
form bonds together regarcfless if they
live on campus or not.”
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