Bennett College President Johnetta Cole announced her intention to resign from the school on Apr. 27, but student support and demonstrations that immediately followed her announcement may cause her to change her mind.
Mike Jones, a legendary underground rapper, released his debut album “Who is Mike Jones?” on April 19. But who is Mike Jones? Mike Jones was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He was an inspiring basketball player, but dropped out of high school in 1999. Inspired by his grandmother, Mike began to rap.
This year the department of Political Science racked up a number of awards this year. Their participation in Model United Nations (MUN) brought five awards to the department and although that was an accomplishment no awards this year bring them greater joy than the awards the department received for best teacher, best student, and best administrative assistant.
Well, it is that time. Four years went by like a flash. Graduation Day is just over a week away and then that is it. Like the song goes, “No more homework, no more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks,” but not all of my former teachers are like that. I am really going to miss a lot of things from this school except for Dowdy Hall, which everybody understands why.
I can’t believe that this wonderful time has finally arrived. It’s time for graduation and I can’t even express the sense of happiness that I feel inside. It feels like high school all over again because you form wonderful relationships with so many people and then in the blink of an eye everyone goes there separate ways.
At the beginning of the season, nobody expected the Aggies to win the regular-season title. Well, the baseball team can join the cheerleading team as A&T’s only teams to become MEAC champions this season.
Bottom of the 9th… two strikes… two runners on base… the Aggies are down by two runs and down to what could be their last pitch and last hope in a game that will decide the MEAC Regular Season Championship. Raul Santiago is at the plate with the game riding on his shoulders and he comes through with a three-run homerun to win the game 5-4 at War Memorial Stadium on Apr. 24 and clinch the Aggies first ever MEAC title in baseball.
Graduation is just around the corner and for many seniors, it is an exciting time. It marks the end for some students and the beginning for others. As they prepare themselves for their big day, we ask, “What will the spring class of 2005 do after graduation?”
Football (3-8), (1-6) MEACTEAM MVP — Chamar Milton Most Improved — Jhustond CarterRookie of the Year — Tim ShropshireOutstanding RB — Trey GreenOutstanding DL — Brandon RelifordOutstanding OL — Junius CostonOustanding WR — Brandon TrustyOustanding LB — Billy McEachernOutstanding DB — Theron ThomasTravis Kelly Leadership Award — Rickie Lewis
On Friday, Apr. 22, A&T took on the Spartans of UNCG, losing big in a double header.
Starring Bernie Mac, Ashton Kutcher, and Zoe Saldana, “Guess Who” is overflowing with laughter and romance. The romantic comedy is a spin-off of the 1967 classic, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” with Sidney Poitier.
On Friday of April 22, Cornel West, the professor of religion and African American studies at Princeton University, spoke at UNCG’s campus in the EUC building on how democracy matters.