Where is the help New Orleans?

For my fall break, I had the opportunity to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana and help the citizens who have yet to recover from the devastation due to Hurricane Katrina. I could have simply gone home, gone on vacation, or just rested, but I felt the need to serve, and to do it on a national level.

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Financial crisis reaches Middle East

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait moved Sunday to prop up the country’s second-largest commercial bank and scrambled to protect depositors at other domestic banks, dashing hopes the oil-rich Arab Gulf would emerge largely unscathed from the global financial crisis.

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Over 22 Years of Service at the bookstore

A true asset and influence to the university, Linda Bailey, textbook manager, has come to the end of her tenure at A&T. Bailey will be retiring at the end of the month on October 31, 2008. She worked for the state of NC for about 12 years and A&T for 22 years.   

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Students volunteer over break

Relaxation, sleep, a break from school; all of these words describe what a typical fall break should be for an A&T student, but this year a group of A&T students decided to sacrifice their break to help out others.

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Black Greek Conference

Collaboration of the Divine Nine talks about the Black Greek ConferenceTo comprehend, collaborate and communicate are the three goals of The Miseducation of the Black Greek Conference. The conference will be held on Nov. 14 and 15 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. Attorney Rasheed Ali Cromwell, the executive director of the Harbor Institute and conference coordinator, Tammy Futrell, have been working together for approximately eight months to make this conference a great success. Even though this is the second of these conferences, this one will be different than the previous which was held on March 8. This educational and cooperative program will involve leaders of the Divine Nine, HBCU collaboration, paid services and developmental seminars.

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Aggies Vote Early

As the first day of on campus voting began in the Dudley multipurpose room on Saturday at 10 a.m., registered voters came to cast their ballots for their choice of candidates. “I got up early just so that I could get a good place in line to vote. Since turning 18, I knew that I had to be a part of this historical event in history,” said Marissa Evans, sophomore journalism major from Dallas, TX.

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How far do our votes go?

From rumors about not being able to not wear candidate paraphernalia to the voting sites to disenfranchisement due to home foreclosure—some are finding more and more reasons not to vote. As it may seem that everyone is on the bandwagon to the polls, some feel that their vote won’t really make a difference.

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the BLOTTER

Drug ViolationOctober 24th, 1:0 p.m.        Morrow HallA female student and a non-university related male were arrested and charged with felony drug violations. The female and male were transported to jail, processed, and given secured bonds. There were no injuries were reported.TrespassingOctober 25h, 2:30 a.m.        Barbee HallA non-university related male was charged with trespassing and carrying a concealed weapon. The male was transported to jail, processed and given a secured bond. The two other males were trespassed from campus. There were no injuries reported.Alcohol Violations    October 26th, 12:20 a.m.        Barbee HallTwo male students were charged with alcohol violations. The two students were issued citations and released. There were no injuries reported.

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