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									        Letter to the editor:                                                   Charlotte Rhone’s legacy                                             Adult toys, fantasy play and
        Understanding is missing from                                           preserved in downtown New                                            experimentation can perk up
        ‘automatic withdrawal’                                                  Bern hotel....................Page 5                                 couples’ sex lives..........Page 7
        system.....................Page 3




A
                     Communicator         The Campus

        A Craven Community College student publication                                                                                                                             March 2005



                                                                                                                           College begins SACS
                                                                                                                           reaffirmation process
                                                                                                                           By Corey Friedman
                                                                                                                                                                     fort begins with obtaining a com-
                                                                                                                                  CCC officials last month be-       pliance certificate, which certifies
                                                                                                                           gan the two-year process of ap-           that Craven meets the 15 core re-
                                                                                                                           plying for the reaffirmation of           quirements and 58 individual com-
                                                                                                                           Craven’s accreditation by the Com-        prehensive standards.
                                                                                                                           mission on Colleges of the South-               “It helps move all the insti-
                                                                                                                           ern Association of Colleges and           tutions forward because everyone
                                                                                                                           Schools.                                  wants to improve,” Tyndall said.
                                                                                                                                  SACS accreditation ensures         “We’re in good shape. We’ve got
                                                                                                                           that universities around the nation       great faculty and really good stu-
                                                                                                                           will accept transfer credits from         dents.”
                                                                                                                           CCC and determines eligibility for              Craven also must formulate
                                                                                                                           federal funding, financial aid and        a Quality Enhancement Plan to
                                                                                                                           Pell grants, explained Associate          improve either an academic or stu-
                                                                                                                           Vice President for Institutional          dent life aspect at the school. CCC
                                                                                                                           Advancement Diane Tyndall, who            is sponsoring focus groups com-
                                                                                                                           serves as the college’s SACS ac-          prised of staff members, faculty
                                                                                           Photo by Amanda Phillips        creditation liaison.                      and students to solicit feedback
     The Craven Cup trophy is displayed in its mirrored case in the Student Center.                                               “I think everybody on this         and suggestions for improvement.
                                                                                                                           campus is aware of SACS and they                The first student focus



False reflections?
                                                                                                                           work hard to make sure we are in          group was held March 2. The sec-
                                                                                                                           compliance,” she said. “We make           ond will meet at 11 a.m. Friday,
                                                                                                                           this effort because it is so impor-       March 11 in Room 212, Student
                                                                                                                           tant to students that their credits       Center. The group is open to the
                                                                                                                           transfer.”                                public, and Tyndall is encourag-
      Club withdrawal sparks Craven Cup controversy                                                                               A peer-review board not di-
                                                                                                                           rectly under government oversight,
                                                                                                                                                                     ing students to attend and share
                                                                                                                                                                     their experiences at Craven.
    By Mitzi Ponce                        tailing eligible events and rules             Some clubs tally their             SACS is in charge of accreditation              “We’re asking everybody to
                                          used to award or deduct points for      points, confirming them with             for all public schools and public         share with us their best and worst
            The Craven Cup is gener-      club participation. Livingston is       Livingston occasionally. “Ninety         and private colleges and universi-        learning experiences,” she said.
     ating a lot of buzz, although not    herself a member of the Account-        percent of the time, I do have           ties in the 11 Southern states.           “They can really help change the
     for the reasons its organizers had   ing Club and Bible Club, as well        the same thing,” she said. “If                  The SACS reaffirmation ef-         way we do things around here.”
     hoped. A yearlong, spirit week-      as serving as finance manager for       there is something off, it’s most
     type activity that encourages stu-
     dent participation in campus
     events, the Cup, some say, now
                                          the Campus Communicator,
                                          which, as a student publication,
                                          does not compete for the Craven
                                                                                  likely that they have not reported
                                                                                  it to me or I just calculated
                                                                                  wrong, a minor math error.”
                                                                                                                           After debate, Accounting Club
                                                                                                                           given spring start-up funds
     divides clubs and invites suspi-     Cup.                                          The biggest beef about
     cion.                                      Livingston refrains from par-     points apparently occurred be-
            Amid questions over per-      ticipating in Cup events because        cause some clubs suffered point
     ceived scoring inequities and am-                                            deductions, as described in              By Corey Friedman                         for a misunderstanding, which
     biguous rules, at least one club                                             packet rules, for failing to remove                                                was my fault. I take full responsi-
     — CCC’s Accounting Club — re-           “I think it would be                 and fully dispose of their Lumi-
                                                                                                                                   Despite failing to send a rep-
                                                                                                                           resentative to the required 80 per-       bility for that.”
     cently chose to withdraw from                                                nary Festival decorations in a                                                            Accounts differed as to
     the competition, despite holding
     first place going into February.
                                             worth every student’s                timely manner.
                                                                                        Livingston explains that the
                                                                                                                           cent of meetings, CCC’s Account-
                                                                                                                           ing Club will receive spring start-       when Yates was notified that
                                                                                                                                                                     DeStefano and Livingston were
                                             time to put initiative
                                                                                                                           up funds, the Student Council de-
            Marcia Yates, Accounting                                              removal deadline passed, and                                                       not considered Accounting Club
                                                                                                                           cided Feb. 11 in a narrow 6-5 vote.
     Club president, explained the                                                even after an extension of time,                                                   delegates, and though Yates ac-
                                                                                                                                   Accounting Club President
     club’s unexpected move. “The
     main reason was because we
                                             into the situation and               three clubs still did not complete
                                                                                  the task.
                                                                                                                           Marcia Yates said she believed the        cepted responsibility for failing to
                                                                                                                                                                     send a representative, she cited
                                                                                                                           club was represented in Student
     think it should be run by a fac-
     ulty member that has no affilia-
                                             correct it, not tear it                    “We are now forced to give
                                                                                  them a 25-point deduction,”
                                                                                                                           Council meetings because two              miscommunication between her
                                                                                                                                                                     club and Student Council as a con-
                                                                                                                           club members — Mike DeStefano
     tion with any club,” she said. “We
     don’t feel it should be run by a        down.”                               Livingston said..
                                                                                        Yates is quick to point out
                                                                                                                           and Arlene M. Livingston — served
                                                                                                                           on the Council’s executive commit-
                                                                                                                                                                     tributing factor.
                                                                                                                                                                            Council member Eric Voliva
     student.”                                 Mike DeStefano                     that her club is not questioning                                                   made a motion to grant the club’s
                                                                                                                           tee as secretary and treasurer, respec-
            Student Life Coordinator           Student Council Secreatary         Livingston’s neutrality or accu-                                                   start-up funds request with the
                                                                                                                           tively.
     Monica Dowe explained that                                                   racy. “Not that we’re accusing                                                     stipulation that the club adhere to
                                                                                                                                   Since executive committee
     while she spends nearly one-quar-    serving as Craven Cup Coordina-         anyone of doing anything, but                                                      the 80 percent attendance require-
                                                                                                                           members do not vote, Council of-
     ter of her time overseeing events    tor requires her to assist all par-     you don’t know if it’s being done                                                  ment for a probationary period.
                                                                                                                           ficers said the Accounting Club
     included in the Cup lineup, Arlene   ticipants. She feels that with the      properly,” she said.                                                               Some were wary of a compro-
                                                                                                                           had not been represented at sev-
     Livingston, student Craven Cup       rules clearly defined in the Cup              Livingston bristles at hints                                                 mise that would seemingly create
                                                                                                                           eral meetings — pushing the club’s
     Coordinator (a work-study posi-      packet, there should be minimal         of improper point handling.                                                        a loophole in meeting attendance
                                                                                                                           attendance below the 80 percent
     tion) oversees day-to-day admin-     concerns regarding point stand-         Asked if she is trying to remain                                                   policies, but the motion passed 6-
                                                                                                                           required to receive start-up funds.
     istration of Cup.                    ings.                                   neutral, she says, “I’m not try-                                                   5 with one abstention.
                                                                                                                                   “I assumed that we were
            Livingston tracks points,           Pointing to a score sheet in      ing to be neutral and fair; I am                                                          Start-up fund requests were
                                                                                                                           being represented, but we found
     reports rankings and distributes     the back of the packet, Livingston      neutral and fair.”                                                                 also approved for the American
                                                                                                                           out in December that we were not
     the Craven Cup information           says, “They’re always aware of                                                                                             Sign Language Club, SPSS, Phi
                                                                                      Continued on Page 4                  represented,” Yates said. “I don’t
     packet, a seven-page booklet de-     where their standings are.”                                                      think the club should be punished              Continued on Page 7


Center opens to boost military commerce
     N.C. Military Business Center establishes CCC branch
By William R. Toler
                                                After the formalities, Scott      on the state’s economy] to pro-
           HAVELOCK — Military and        Dorney gave a presentation on the       mote economic development and
    business are two words people         mission, goals and benefits of the      quality of life for all,” Dorney said.
    wouldn’t usually associate with       North Carolina Military Business              Holly Powell, who is cur-
    each other, but on Feb. 15, CCC       Center.                                 rently the deputy regional contract-
    held a ribbon-cutting ceremony              The N.C. Military Business        ing officer for Cherry Point, will
    for the new Military Business Cen-    Center, headquartered at                run the CCC office.
    ter in the Lewis S. Redd building     Fayetteville Technical Community              Powell began her new job as
    of the Havelock campus.               College under Dorney’s direction,       manager of the Military Business
           Local dignitaries Joy Mason,   has affiliate offices at three other    Center on March 2.
    executive director of the Havelock    community colleges in the state,              In regards to the center,
    Chamber of Commerce and Kevin         including Craven.                       Powell said, “We hope to work
    Roberts, executive director of the          The mission of this statewide     with local small businesses to in-                                                           Photo by William R. Toler
    New Bern Area Chamber of Com-         effort is “to leverage the presence     crease our opportunities for con-        Flanked by CCC representatives and Craven County
    merce, were on hand for the           of the military in North Carolina       tracting at Cherry Point and other       dignitaries, Holly Powell and Scott Dorney cut the
    event.                                [which has an $18 billion impact        military bases.”                         ribbon for the Military Business Center Feb. 15.
                                                               OPINIONS
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                                                                                  EDITORIAL                                                                     Single parents
Communicator
       The Campus
                                                                                                                                                                deserve an
 A student publication intended
   to provide information on
     campus happenings and
                                          Council slams door                                                                                                    outpouring of
                                          on the student body                                                                                                   our support
 showcase the work of Craven
 Community College students.
                                                                                                                                                                By Sue Rasmussen
            Editor


                                            I
      Corey Friedman                             n a rare and dangerous departure                   and accurate minutes of all official meetings, in-                 Since I have experienced
    Managing Editor                                   from its policy of transparency and           cluding any closed sessions held pursuant to G.S.           being a single parent in the past,
                                                      accountability in student government,         143-318.11.”                                                I can say a lot about this subject
       William R. Toler
                                            CCC’s Student Council executive committee                      While we can sympathize with officers’               from experience alone. There
        Copy Editor                                                                                                                                             needs         to       be      more
                                            voted to go into closed session for                     desire to air their dirty laundry outside of the public
      Shawna Cooper                         the duration of its Feb. 4 conflict resolution meet-    eye, we believe Student Council should be ac-               acknowledgement for single par-
Havelock Bureau Chief                       ing.                                                    countable to the students it serves, and erecting           ents because parenting single-
           Chip Foss                               Executive members attempted to exclude           barriers to deter an inquisitive student press can-         handedly is one of the hardest
                                            the Campus Communicator from the meeting be-                                                                        jobs in our society.
       Staff Writers                                                                                not be reconciled with the council’s obligation to
                                            cause they said the presence of a reporter would        openness and accountability.                                         We have to recognize that
     Seanna Brimmage                                                                                                                                            both single fathers and mothers
                                            hinder their ability to speak candidly about per-               It’s difficult to find much fault in an ex-
       Kenneth Gatlin                                                                                                                                           have a difficult job raising chil-
                                            sonal conflicts among Student Council officers          ecutive committee that has almost singlehandedly
        Ben Goldstein                       and adviser Monica Dowe. When confronted with           improved student life on the New Bern and Have-             dren alone without the benefit of
       Mikel Peterson                       the state open meetings law, N.C. General Stat-         lock campuses and restored public trust in the              help. There are lots of single par-
         Mitzi Ponce                        ute 143-3, President Stacy Coleman proposed a           institution of Student Council. But for all their           ents out there who have no choice
       Sue Rasmussen                        motion to go into closed session as permitted in        progress, officers took an ungainly step backward           in being left to raise their chil-
                                            the statute. The motion was made swiftly and            when they slammed the door on the students they             dren alone.
          Matt Tripp
                                            passed unanimously.                                     serve.                                                             Many of our military
      Dawn Whitmore                                                                                                                                             people are single parents at one
                                                  Voting to enter closed session is an ex-                 The officers who spent months forging a
 Staff Photographers                        tremely rare maneuver among legislative bodies,         reputation as altruistic standard-bearers of the stu-       time or another while their mates
       Chuck Colucci                        and it is usually met with a public outcry, as the      dent body unwittingly chipped away at their pub-            are away; some single
      Amanda Phillips                       Pamlico County Board of Commissioners discov-           lic standing by holding a clandestine closed ses-           parents have lost their mates to
      Lori Ann Powers                       ered last year when a closed session culminated         sion for the express purpose — it appears to us             unfortunate circumstances and
                                            in the forced resignation of then-County Man-           — of taking potshots at each other from behind              some have mates that are unable
      Jessica Simpson
                                            ager Randy Beeman. People simply cannot trust           closed doors.                                               to participate actively in raising
 Production Manager                                                                                                                                             their children.
                                            a government that operates in the shadows.                     A Student Council that takes pains to ex-
           Eric Voliva                            The Student Council executive committee                                                                                Our society needs to pro-
                                                                                                    clude the public so members can do their back-
Advertising Manager                         failed to release minutes from the Feb. 4 meet-         biting under cover of darkness inspires no confi-           vide a better support system for
      Dawn Whitmore                         ing, a clear violation of the open meetings law,        dence. We expect better from this executive com-            single parents; there should be
                                                                                                                                                                more ways to help these parents
    Finance Manager                         which reads, “Every public body shall keep full         mittee in the future.
                                                                                                                                                                and their children with the prob-
    Arlene M. Livingston                                                                                                                                        lems they face. Many single par-
 Circulation Director                                                                                                                                           ents are attending school in or-
       Kenneth Gatlin                                                                                                                                           der to support their families.



                                        Irish holiday deserves more fanfare
    Advertising Sales                                                                                                                                                  Single parents are often the
        Chuck Colucci                                                                                                                                           poorest of the poor. Some are
                                                                                                                                                                more fortunate, but either way,
        Deann Roser
                                                                                                                                                                their job is difficult. We need
          Advisers                      By Chip Foss                                                                                                            to look around and really see the
       Monica Dowe                                                                to the Irish Potato Famine, where      put through.
                                               Happy Alcoholics’ New Year,                                                                                      need that is there, so maybe we
                                                                                  the Irish peasants were not al-               So as St. Patrick’s Day ap-
       Kim Zaccardelli                  or should I say Happy St. Patrick’s                                                                                     can find a way to make
                                                                                  lowed to eat meat and vegetables,      proaches, drink a toast to those
                                        Day? Yes, it is                                                                                                         a difference.
                                                                                                                                                who fought
                                        that time of                                                                                                                    We can help in lots of
                                                                                                                                                against the
                                        year again in
                                        which one                Why do the Irish in America cel-                                               crown for
                                                                                                                                                the indepen-
                                                                                                                                                                ways. It does not always cost
                                                                                                                                                                money to share love with oth-
                                                                                                                                                                ers. Our single parent students
                                        should wear
                                                                    ate day they
                                                                 ebrat                          per-
                                                                 ebrate this day as they do? My per-
                                                                                                                                                dence of the
 The Campus Communicator                green and                                                                                                               should have a support group on
                                                                                                                                                entire Irish
is a member newspaper of the            hope not to                                                                                                             or off-campus, so they can
                                                                                                                                                island and
                                                                                                                                                                share ideas and experiences with
                                                                 sonal opinion is that after being
 Associated Collegiate Press.           get pinched,                                                                                            remember
                                        or for those                                                                                                            one another. This can be a real
                                                                                                                                                those who
    Report campus news via e-           who might be                                                                                                            benefit to both the parents and
                                                                                                                                                died trying

                                                                 brutally repressed by the English
  mail to news@cravencc.edu,            into that sort                                                                                                          the children. Maybe they can
                                                                                                                                                to do so!
 call us at 672-1743 or visit us at     of thing, to                                                                                                            form a way of exchanging
                                                                                                                                                      Also,
   the Campus Communicator              not       wear                                                                                                          babysitting times while attending

                                                                     more                year they
                                                                                          ears,
                                                                 for more than 500 years, they
                                                                                                                                                drink a toast
 editorial and advertising office,      green and get                                                                                                           class.
                                                                                                                                                for the heck
  Suite 104-C Student Center, or        pinched! Ei-                                                                                                                   Maybe they can share holi-
                                                                                                                                                of it, as it
 the Communicator’s Havelock            ther way, it’s                                                                                                          days so they are not alone at a
     bureau in the Institute of
 Aviation Technology building.
                                        a holiday that
                                        needs to be
                                                                 needed a reason to celebrate.                                                  has been
                                                                                                                                                called Alco-
                                                                                                                                                holics’ New
                                                                                                                                                                difficult time. Many single par-
                                                                                                                                                                ents are struggling alone in an
       The Campus Communica-            celebrated!                                                                                                             area where they have no rela-
tor welcomes letters to the edi-                                                                                                                Year      by
                                               It’s a shame that there is not                                                                                   tives. Friends, churches and Big
tor from students and staff. Let-                                                 mainly because they refused to         some due to the amount of drink-
                                        more done locally for such a holi-                                                                                      Brother Big Sister organizations
ters of 250 words or fewer will be                                                convert to Protestantism. And it’s     ing done, as I know I plan on
                                        day. But then again, this area was                                                                                      can be a lot of help.
accepted; significantly longer                                                    a wonder why the Irish in occu-        drinking much Guinness in my
                                        settled mostly by English and Ger-                                                                                             The YMCA offers options
letters may be edited for length.                                                 pied Ireland, or Northern Ireland      part to support the Irish economy!
                                        man settlers who probably did not                                                                                       that are worth looking into. How-
       All letters must be exclu-                                                 as it’s commonly known, don’t          Happy St. Patrick’s Day and be
                                        care much about St Patrick’s Day.                                                                                       ever, I believe we need more than
sive to the Campus Communi-                                                       want to settle all that peacefully.    on the lookout for a Leprechaun,
                                        In Ireland, this day is more of a                                                                                       these organizations; we need to
cator and must include the                                                        I don’t think I would be so easy       as they are known to appear with
                                        feast day, unlike here in America,                                                                                      speak up and be heard by our
writer’s name and telephone                                                       to forget the subjugation and deg-     a pot o’gold on this day! Erin Go
                                        where everyone wears green and                                                                                          government so there can be bet-
number for verification pur-                                                      radation that my ancestors were        Bragh!
poses. Phone numbers will not           drinks green beer. But the point                                                                                        ter opportunities to help our
be published.                           remains that we need to celebrate                                                                                       single parents and their children.
       Letters will appear on a
space-available basis. The Cam-
                                        this more and more.
                                               If one goes to Savannah,            Maintenace department,                                                              This is a major problem in
                                                                                                                                                                our society that we must stop and
                                                                                                                                                                look at and try to give a little of
pus Communicator does not ac-
cept open letters, letters to a third
                                        Ga., a large party can be found. In
                                        fact, it’s billed as the largest party     technical support come                                                       ourselves to help.
                                                                                                                                                                       One person’s help can
                                                                                   through for Communicator
party or unsigned letters. We re-       south of Washington, D.C., and if
serve the right to edit all submis-     you have ever been there like I have,                                                                                   make a difference.
sions.                                  it is one heck of a party! Not only                                                                                            Our children are the future
       The opinions expressed in                                                   By William R. Toler                                                          of our country and it is harder
                                        is there a large parade, but also the                                             with a four-by-four foot
the Campus Communicator are             river, which bears the same name                 Over the course of the last      corkboard.                            now than ever to grow up in our
those of the writers and do not         as the town, is dyed green. There          month and a half, the Campus                 Also greatly appreci-           society. These parents and their
necessarily reflect the views of                                                   Communicator staff has moved           ated for their help are Otis          children are very important and
                                        is lots of beer to be consumed and
the administration.                                                                                                                                             they need to know that we rec-
                                        beer vendors are abounding. I              from the staff kitchenette in Stu-     Swint and Gerry Nansteel.
                                        highly recommend that you do this          dent Services to what we               Otis was responsible for the          ognize the hardships they are ex-
                                        at least once in your lifetime. I don’t    Commies affectionately refer to        new computers both on the             periencing and that we love
Quote of the Month                      recommend eating corned beef and           as “The Vault,” a section of a         New Bern and Havelock cam-            them.
“Normal is getting dressed in           cabbage unless you like to, as it          transformed classroom located          puses. (Thanks for having                    So, all of you single par-
clothes that you buy for work           can be rather bland and tasteless.         across from the welding shop           PageMaker and PhotoShop               ents, keep your heads up and
and driving through traffic in                 Why do the Irish in America         and bookstore.                         pre-loaded.) And Gerry                keep up with the job you are
a car that you are still paying         celebrate this day as they do? My                The setup of the new of-         hooked us up, literally, by get-      faced with. Someday, these chil-
for - in order to get to the job        personal opinion is that after being       fice wouldn’t have been possible       ting our phone lines opera-           dren will be grown and you will
you need to pay for the                 brutally repressed by the English          without the assistance and hard        tional.                               look back and see all that you
clothes and the car, and the            for more than 500 years, they              work of Larry Henderson and                  Thanks for everything           have accomplished — something
                                        needed a reason to celebrate. The          his department. Several desks,         that may not be mentioned,            more than worth the time and
house you leave vacant all
                                        English not only degraded the              tables, and chairs adorn the stu-      to everyone who might not be          effort you have put in. There are
day so you can afford to live
                                        mostly Catholic population of Ire-         dent publications office along         mentioned.                            a lot of rewards and good memo-
in it.” Ellen DeGeneres
                                        land, they also contributed greatly                                                                                     ries in this job of raising children.
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                  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
 Evolution not                           care of myself and come back
                                         when I was ready. I kept in con-
                                                                                 election system, since voting is
                                                                                 one of our most fundamental
                                                                                                                                                      O P- A RT
 intrinsically                           tact with my teacher and also did       rights, especially in this time in
                                         the assignments that she had given      which we live.
 anti-Christian                          me and turned them in on time.                So let us quit talking on why
                                               When I got the notice that I      Kerry lost, silence the pundits and
       There are two ways of look-
                                         was being withdrawn from the            the conspiracy theorists, and sit
ing at evolution, in my opinion.
                                         class automatically, I immediately      down and find out how we can
One way is that all life came from
                                         e-mailed her asking her why. She        fix our election system so that in
non-life and adaptation and natu-
                                         had said that I hadn’t shown up         2008, or even in 2006, voting can
ral selection over billions of years
                                         for class or done the assignments.      be exciting and important again.
lead to the diversity of the species
                                         She also said that if I wanted to
on earth. Another way is that life,
                                         talk to the dean of the Havelock              Zach Harden
despite its origins, goes through
                                         campus about it, that I could do
adaptation and natural selection to
better survive within the environ-
                                         so. She also said that I should have
                                         documentation stating that I wasn’t
                                                                                 Employees not
ment.
       The first thing thrown
                                         able to attend. I don’t feel that I
                                         should have to talk to the dean and
                                                                                 willing to work
against the theory of evolution is
that it is a theory. The word
                                         that this was between me and the        for their pay
                                         teacher.
theory, in our society, means edu-                                                      How often do you hear
                                                So here is what I want to
cated guess. But in the scientific                                               someone say, “I need this job! I
                                         know. Should I have been dropped                                                                                    Photo illustration by William R. Toler
world, theories have more weight                                                 need to work because I need the
                                         from the class? If I have the docu-
than a simple idea. All tenets of                                                money?” The simple truth is we
                                         mentation stating that I couldn’t
science are theories (the atomic                                                 all need some money in order to
                                         return due to surgery, will I be able                                                  I then brought it to my par-        ambition.
theory, the theory of relativity.)                                               survive on just the bare necessi-
                                         to take the test to see if I would                                               ents, so they could fill in their part.         Weighing in the average an-
This is because if any new evi-                                                  ties. Do some of these people re-
                                         pass the class so that I can get the                                             They eagerly agreed, but told me          nual earnings from your chosen
dence contradicts existing theo-                                                 ally want to work to earn money,
                                         credit? And one last thing, what                                                 that I would not qualify. (One of         career track and how much it will
ries, something can be changed.                                                  or do they simply want a pay-
                                         are the real guidelines of automatic                                             my brothers just filled one out and       cost for you to get there might
       The latter explanation has                                                check? There’s a huge difference
                                         withdrawals?                                                                     was denied.) I didn’t understand,         be a wise decision before com-
been proven as much as a theory                                                  between the two. The Merriam-
can be proven. It has been proven                                                Webster dictionary defines work          with seven siblings, how my par-          mitting yourself financially.
                                               Nicole Guthrie                                                             ents made enough money accord-
to the extent that the theory of                                                 as “something produced or ac-
gravity and the atomic theory have                                               complished by effort, exertion, or       ing to the government, to help all              George S. Barlow IV
been proven. It explains why             Political process                       exercise of skill.”                      of us with college. So I decided to
people with ancestors from areas
highly exposed to malaria carry the      in N. Carolina                                 In my opinion, there are a lot
                                                                                 of people out there with jobs who
                                                                                                                          research more scholarships. But be-
                                                                                                                          ing a white middle class female with
                                                                                                                                                                     CCC should
sickle-cell trait and why we need        needs new life                          haven’t the slightest idea of the        no children (no children being the
                                                                                                                          “expected,”) I wouldn’t qualify for
                                                                                                                                                                     adopt student
to change flu vaccines every flu                                                 definition of work. It also seems
season. It also leaves space for a              In a recent article in the       to me that those who need the            many scholarships.                         dress code
creator.                                 Campus Communicator, an opin-           money the most are the ones who                I decided that if I couldn’t
                                                                                                                                                                           Say “dress code” around
       Let’s face it; evolution is not   ion was stated about the recent         do the most complaining and the          qualify for grants or scholarships,
                                                                                                                                                                    students and they’ll cringe.
the deathblow to Christianity. It        elections, primarily the television     least amount of work. I see it ev-       I could give myself a break by ap-
                                                                                                                                                                    People will become defensive.
is more of a different perspective       ads by the different campaigns. I       ery day where I work.                    plying for food stamps. That way
                                                                                                                                                                           Now, calm down. Don’t
on our world, comparable to              agree with the author of the ar-               To some employees, getting        I didn’t have to spend most of my
                                                                                                                                                                    get all excited. I’m not talking
Galileo Galilei’s claim of the earth     ticle, since many of the ads that I     out of bed and showing up at work        money on groceries. Not to my
                                                                                                                                                                    about plaid skirts and white
not being the center of the uni-         saw on television, from both sides      is all the “effort” they feel they       surprise, I learned that you cannot
                                                                                                                                                                    blouses for females and black
verse. That claim challenged the         of the aisle, were flinging dirt left   need to put into their job. They         be a full time student and apply for
                                                                                                                                                                    trousers and white shirts for men.
rock-hard beliefs of the time            and right.                              didn’t get the job because there         these stamps.
                                                                                                                                                                    I’m not talking about that type
which could be reconciled with the              Some were about policy is-       wasn’t anything to do. They didn’t             So let me get this straight…I
                                                                                                                                                                    of dress code, although that isn’t
Bible. Though the idea was he-           sues, others about personal his-        get the job because an employer          am supposed to move out, go to
                                                                                                                                                                    that bad of an idea. I’m talking
retical at the time, it later became     tory, and in the case of Erskine        had extra money and thought              college, one day get married, and
                                                                                                                                                                    about a dress code of decency, a
accepted and didn’t harm Chris-          Bowles, about his personal con-         someone could use it. They got the       then have children? But I cannot
                                                                                                                                                                    dress code of appropriateness.
tianity in the least.                    nection to Bill Clinton. However,       job because the employer has a par-      be a full-time student to live on my
                                                                                                                                                                           Now, what is decent and
       Even the pope claims that         this is not the main reason why         ticular job that needs to be done,       own, and I can only bring in so
                                                                                                                                                                    appropriate? It’s terrible that I
evolution is a valid idea. Accord-       people have been turned off from        and in return, the employee re-          much income; so I cannot get a
                                                                                                                                                                    even have to give a definition.
ing to the October 25, 1996 edi-         voting. I believe that the low voter    ceives a paycheck for doing that         second job even if I had the time.
                                                                                                                                                                    Decent and appropriate means a
tion of the Washington Post, the         turnouts were due to the election       work.                                    But if I had a child, I could receive
                                                                                                                                                                    man should wear his trousers
pope stated that physical evolution      process itself.                                  Having a job doesn’t mean       WIC, food stamps, scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                    around his waist, not in a posi-
is “more than just a theory.” He                With the election process we     spending a portion of the day talk-      and financial aid?
                                                                                                                                                                    tion where his underwear shows.
also went on to say that the hu-         use, the winner of the presidency       ing on the phone to friends, read-                                                 Put another way, a man should
man soul is divinely created anew        needs 270 votes from the Electoral      ing magazines or books, surfing                Magdalen Brown
                                                                                                                                                                    wear clothes that fit properly and
in each person, and not subject to       College. With North Carolina hav-       the Internet or standing around                                                    and give him a look of respect-
the evolutionary process.                ing 15 Electoral College votes, we      chatting with coworkers.                 State community                           ability. A woman should not wear
       The theory of evolution has
been supported with scientific evi-
                                         figure that candidates will fight for
                                         our votes. Wrong. Months before
                                                                                        There’s always something
                                                                                 that needs to be done. People don’t
                                                                                                                          college system a                          a see-through blouse without a
                                                                                                                                                                    bra underneath. Decent and ap-
dence and the pope’s backing, and        the election, North Carolina, along     take initiative any more. If it is not   significant bargain                       propriate apparel for a woman is
can be flawlessly incorporated           with states like California, Texas,     written down step by step or                                                       not a pair of short shorts or a
with Christianity. The only things       New York and Illinois, were             there’s no one constantly telling              Which is the best educational
                                                                                                                                                                    short skirt.
that really keep it from full public     handed over to one campaign with-       them what needs to be done, then         value: attending a private college/
                                                                                                                                                                           This type of dress might be
acceptance are a literal interpreta-     out a major fuss.                       it won’t get done. They don’t feel       university or a public one? Or per-
                                                                                                                                                                    OK to wear some places, but not
tion of the story of creation in the            Other than having our            they get paid enough, so they use        haps a community college transfer
                                                                                                                                                                    to college, not to any school.
book of Genesis and the knee-jerk        former senator, Sen. John               this as an excuse to do as little as     program? Figuring out what your
                                                                                                                                                                    Now, don’t give me this thing
reaction that comes from it.             Edwards as John Kerry’s running         possible.                                debt ratio versus your projected in-
                                                                                                                                                                    about young people expressing
                                         mate and the senate election be-               Even if their pay was in-         come upon graduation could play a
                                                                                                                                                                    themselves. There’s nothing
      David Pauli                        tween Bowles and Richard Burr,          creased, they still wouldn’t do any      big part in this question if you be-
                                                                                                                                                                    good about expressing yourself
                                         North Carolina was a non-factor         more work. Some people are just          lieve that one of the benefits you
                                                                                                                                                                    in a negative way. Look around,
Automatic                                in the 2004 election, just like in      plain lazy and expect something for      hope to obtain from a higher edu-
                                                                                                                          cation is an increase in annual sal-
                                                                                                                                                                    you’ll see a lot of young women
                                         2000.                                   nothing. Simply put, they want a
withdrawal was                                  In addition, with this decla-    paycheck, but they don’t want a          ary.
                                                                                                                                                                    and men neatly and smartly
                                                                                                                                                                    dressed, projecting a positive
                                                                                                                                The cost of attending a pri-
unreasonable                             ration of North Carolina being a
                                         Republican state months before the
                                                                                 job.
                                                                                                                          vate/independent institution ranges
                                                                                                                                                                    image of themselves and of this
                                                                                                                                                                    college.
        How do automatic with-           actual elections, it pretty much put          Melissa Laney                      from $18,000 annually to $25,000,
                                                                                                                                                                           Should there be a dress
drawals really work? What are the        a huge dent in the Democratic                                                    while a public/state institution
                                                                                                                                                                    code at Craven Community Col-
guidelines behind this policy?           plans to try to get North Carolina       Financial aid                           ranges from $3,000 to $9,500 an-
                                                                                                                          nually. Meanwhile, a community
                                                                                                                                                                    lege? I say yes...a dress code that
Does the school personnel really         into their column. In turn, that
follow the rules with automatic          resulted in fewer visits by Bush         fails to reward                         college could be as low as $1,200
                                                                                                                                                                    is appropriate for college, a
                                                                                                                                                                    commonsense dress code, one
                                                                                                                          annually depending on your state
withdrawals?
       I recently fell into the trap
                                         and Kerry to North Carolina,
                                         though each candidate at least
                                                                                  independence                            and residency status. So what is
                                                                                                                                                                    that is appropriate for time and
                                                                                                                                                                    place.
of an automatic withdrawal three         came once to Raleigh. That, to me,             With old traditions being so      the difference in earnings from a
weeks before school was to end.          is an insult to our state and to our    valued by our elders, it’s ironic that   recent graduate of a private program
                                                                                                                                                                          Richard Villigan
In my opinion, I should not have         election process.                       an expected lifestyle of a college       or a public one? The answer for
been dropped from my class,                      In addition, only states like   student isn’t rewarded.                  most of our career goals is virtu-
since my absences were a result          Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Penn-                Moving into my apartment          ally none. While there more than           C O R R E CT I O N
of delivering a baby by Cesarean         sylvania were even being fought         complex, I was told that my en-          likely be a huge income difference
                                                                                                                          in between a graduate of Harvard                 CCC Executive Vice
section. A C-section is a major          over, thus it is pretty much why        tire household could not be a full                                                  President Cindy Hess was er-
surgery. I also had complications        people in smaller states, or even in    time college student. My house-          and one from East Carolina or CCC,
                                                                                                                          this has more to do with the net-          roneously referred to as the
before and after delivery. So, this      states like Texas refuse to go out      hold — consisting only of me —                                                      former dean of the Northwest
would fall under a medical condi-        and vote since to them, their vote      brought up various problems.             working potential with the upper
                                                                                                                          class and the fact that you were           Campus of Tulsa (Okla.)
tion? Due to the delivery, I was         will not make a huge difference.        (They assumed that your parents,                                                    Community College in our
not able to return to work or to                So, unless we have contested     if you are full time, are giving you     probably already fairly well off fi-
                                                                                                                          nancially before you even enrolled         February edition.
school. I don’t think that it was        elections of national significance      money.) But with the excitement                                                           Before accepting her
fair for me to be dropped from the       or are having a huge outpouring         of being on my own, I decided that       if you could afford to pay the tu-
                                                                                                                          ition at an Ivy League university.         current post at Craven, Hess
class. I had a medical condition         to see the presidential candidates,     being a couple credit hours short                                                   served as provost of the
that would not let me go anywhere.       North Carolina’s election sob story     this semester would be acceptable.             The income you earn after
                                                                                                                          graduation has more to do with             Northeast Campus of TCC.
       I had e-mailed my teacher to      will continue. I call on people of      Always being financially indepen-                                                   The Campus Communicator
let her know what was going on.          all political factions to get people    dent, but now with many more             what your program of study was
                                                                                                                          and performance mixed with career          regrets the error.
She had told me by e-mail to take        excited about our country and our       bills, I filled out a FAFSA form.
4


                                          CAMPUS NEWS
      NEWS
      BRIEFS                          White
PTK reaches
Pinnacle level,
slates spring
                                      snags
                                      bronze
essay contest
       CCC’s Alphi Phi Nu
chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
was awarded a $100 Pinnacle
Silver Scholarship after achiev-
ing the Pinnacle Silver level in      Student athlete
this national honor society for
two-year colleges.                    makes strong
       PTK chapters are re-
quired to increase membership
                                      showing in U.S.
by at least 10 percent over the       Open racquetball
previous year in order to
qualify for the Pinnacle Silver       championship
Chapter distinction.
                                     By Mitzi Ponce
       The college’s PTK chap-
                                                                                                                                                                     Photo by Mitzi Ponce
ter is also planning a spring es-           CCC student Ray White
say contest on the topic “What                                                Ray White (center), is flanked by junior players Michael Saul (left) and Chris Saul
                                     traveled to Memphis, Tenn. last          (right).
Craven Community College             November and brought home the
has done for me.”                    bronze from Division A compe-           studies and traveling to state and     playing with Craig Cooper, my           remain confident without be-
       Entries must be between       tition in the 2004 Choice Hotels        national meets, White works part-      best friend, and I kind of got          coming cocky.
250 and 450 words and can be         U.S. Open Racquetball Champi-           time at Courts Plus, where he          hooked on it, I guess you can say.”            White, a lifelong New Bern
submitted to Chris Pfautz in the     onships.                                coaches children and juniors’ rac-            After that, White said, he       resident, attended Ruth’s Chapel
Academic Skills Center until                Nineteen-year-old White is       quetball.                              “just wanted to get good.”              before enrolling in CCC, where
March 21. The author of the          moving up in the competitive                  Surprisingly, White only be-            His employer, Jan Stelma, is     he now carries a full class load.
winning essay will receive a         ranks at the Open. In 2003, he          gan playing racquetball about three    less reserved about White’s quali-             White jokes that he gradu-
$100 cash prize.                     placed fourth in Men’s Division         and a half years ago, although he      ties. “Once he made the decision        ated in the top five of his high
FilmMakers’                          C. In the recent 2004 competi-
                                     tion, he placed third in Men’s
                                                                             was no stranger to competitive
                                                                             games. His previous sports pas-
                                                                                                                    that [racquetball] was the sport he
                                                                                                                    wanted to participate in, there was
                                                                                                                                                            school class. Then his eyes
                                                                                                                                                            twinkle and, with perfect timing,
conference is                        Division A, 24 and under. White
                                     was also named 2004 Junior of
                                                                             sions included basketball and base-
                                                                             ball.
                                                                                                                    no turning him back,” she said.
                                                                                                                           Stelma said that White is
                                                                                                                                                            he delivers his punchline, “Of
                                                                                                                                                            course, there were only five kids
planned                              the Year by the North Carolina                White says the thing he likes    phenomenal on and off the court.        in my class.”
                                     Racquetball Association.                best about racquetball is “the         “He is excellent with the kids,” she           He admits that he is not
      On March 5, the Foren-
                                            White’s competitors are          people, that’s probably the best       said. “They love him.”                  nearly as competitive about his
sic Society will host the third
                                     not the only ones keeping an eye        thing, being able to be with good             She notes that it was White’s    studies as he is about his game,
annual New Bern Independent
                                     on his increasingly good play; he       friends.”                              good attitude, sportsmanship and        but he expects to graduate in
FilmMakers’ Conference in
                                     is in his second year of sponsor-             He modestly attributes his       contributions to the game that          about a year and a half with a
Orringer Hall from 9 a.m.to 4
                                     ship by Wilson Sporting Goods.          success in racquetball to lots of      landed him the Wilson sponsor-          degree in physical education.
p.m.
                                     The international manufacturer          practice and coaching from his         ship. The sponsorship itself, she              Ultimately, White plans to
      Among the guest direc-
                                     provides him with clothing, gear        employer and other players. “Jan       feels, helped take White’s confi-       attend a four-year college and go
tors will be former students
                                     and supplies, as well as oppor-         Stelma, the owner [of Courts           dence to a new level, which in turn     on to a career in sports manage-
Evan Brinkley and Bobby
                                     tunities to meet and play with          Plus], and Kevin Webb, the gen-        improved his game even more.            ment. In the meantime, he is con-
Wagner, friends of the society
                                     other nationally ranked players.        eral manager here, both influenced            Stelma says one of White’s       tent to keep bringing home med-
Jay Tyson, John Kearns and
                                            In addition to full-time         me a lot,” he said. “Then I started    best qualities is knowing how to        als and enjoying college life.
Bill Hand and East Carolina Uni-                                                                                                                                       Photo By Mitzi Ponce



                                     Class brings current events to life
versity professor Lovinder
Gill.

MUG to meet
in Perdue Hall                        Professor discusses the influence of global situations and their historical importance
       The New Bern Mac Us-          By Ben Goldstein                         lum class this semester, CCC be-       says it gives a better understand-      cation entitled the Guardian
ers Group will hold its next                Keeping up with your cur-         came the ninth community col-          ing of the world and states in class    Weekly, an independently funded
regular meeting from 6:30 to         rent events can sometimes be a           lege in the state to offer this        that students go beyond the head-       British newspaper that comes
8:30 p.m. March 14 in Room           struggle. Next fall, CCC will of-        course, which includes discus-         lines in their classroom discus-        from England and has an estab-
149, Perdue Hall.                    fer a class focusing on current          sion topics like the recent Iraqi      sion. In the spring semester class,     lished reputation for unbiased re-
       The group meets monthly       events featuring a historical exami-     election, the third World Eco-         there is a wide age range, with         porting. The class will be offered
on the second Monday to share        nation of the topics — and hope-         nomic Summit, a pension crisis         several older adults and three vet-     in the fall semester and the credit
information about Macintosh          fully, giving students a better un-      in Russia and international child      erans.                                  is accepted for transfer students
computer hardware and soft-          derstanding of global affairs.           labor laws.                                   One resource recom-              in the University of North Caro-
ware. Membership is open to                 After its debut as a curricu-           Instructor Robert Scull          mended in the course is a publi-        lina system.
all; there are no dues or initia-
tion fees. For details, e-mai
jimshaw@vol.com.                     Controversy swirls around Craven Cup
College plans                         Continued from Page 1 “So, I commend her for that. She derstanding, the Craven Cup is                                        Dowe will work over the
                                                                                                                                                            summer to refine the program,
AOD Week                                   Another vexation in this tem-
                                    pest in a trophy cup is what to do
                                                                             worked really hard on it.”
                                                                                    Mike DeStefano, Student
                                                                                                                    only about campus participation.
                                                                                                                    Clubs are independent of them-          noting she shares some of the stu-
       CCC will observe Alco-       with members of multiple clubs.          Council secretary and CCC am-          selves, so one club may have a          dents’ worries. “I am also con-
hol and Other Drug Awareness        Clubs earn Cup points for both in-       bassador, said he is dismayed that     community service-based purpose,        cerned with the Craven Cup being
Week March 21-25 with daily         dividual and club participation, but     some students are expressing dis-      but another may not. So, it would       solely club-based,” she said. “I
activities designed to encour-      an individual’s event points accrue      pleasure instead of working for        be impossible to ‘grade’ each           would like to find a way to include
age responsible decision-mak-       to one club only.                        improvement.                           club’s effectiveness because they       individuals who are not in any club
ing.                                       Logistically, this issue can be          “I think it would be worth      differ from club to club. We ap-        but are valid members of the en-
       “Throughout the week,        a nightmare for Cup organizers.          every student’s time to put initia-    plaud good works in the commu-          tire student body.”
we’ll be doing a lot of things      Dowe and Livingston are both ada-        tive into the situation and correct    nity, but we cannot objectively                Dowe said she plans to hold
to educate about alcohol and        mant that if full individual points      it, not tear it down,” he said. “I’m   award points.”                          a forum about these issues to help
other drugs,” said Monica           were awarded multiple times, de-         disappointed that the students               Livingston expressed similar      find solutions.
Dowe, student life coordina-        pending on the clubs involved and        who are tearing it to pieces, though   sentiments and pointed out that,               Livingston, who plans to
tor.                                their standings, scores could be         they have the initiative and they      as intended, the Cup has been very      graduate in May, will stay involved
       Past events have in-         skewed unfairly.                         have the ability to help [the Cup],    effective in increasing participation   with the Cup through the semes-
cluded displays of mangled                 Mathematically speaking,          choose not to. I think that’s          in campus events, citing strong         ter and into the summer, helping
cars and emergency rescue           one solution might be to award           wrong.”                                turnout for events like the Basic       Dowe compile next year’s packet.
demonstrations by local             fractional points, but this is just             Yates offers a solution, al-    Skills Walk-a-Thon. “It’s supposed             Regardless what changes
firefighters and paramedics.        one of the solutions Dowe may            though one that would probably         to be more of an ice-breaker than       may be made this summer,
       “I’m very excited about      consider as she refines the Cra-         dishearten DeStefano even more:        anything else,” she said.               Livingston, a lightning rod for criti-
AOD Week,” Dowe said. “We           ven Cup over the summer.                 “I think it should be run by a fac-          Dowe says many clubs are          cism, hopes that students will en-
added a few more events, we                According to Dowe, the Cup        ulty member – if it is not dis-        enjoying the friendly, spirit-build-    joy the Cup for what it was in-
brought back a lot of the           packet does have some room for           solved, but personally, I think it     ing competition and hopes they will     tended to be – a fun way to get to
things that the students really     improvement, but she notes that          should be dissolved altogether.”       continue to do so. “One of the big-     know each other and the activities
enjoy.”                             the packet is a work in progress         She cites among her other con-         gest problems I do have,” she           available on campus.
       Craven’s participation in    and Livingston had sole responsi-        cerns that clubs are not awarded       sayid, “is that [some clubs] com-              “I really did not expect the
the event is required by the        bility for drafting it.                  points for off-campus charitable       plain about it, but they haven’t of-    Craven Cup to put a sour taste in
N.C. Community College Sys-                “She was a student, and she       projects.                              fered any solutions, and that both-     anyone’s mouth. It’s supposed to
tem.                                did it all by herself,” Dowe noted.             Dowe said, “From my un-         ers me.”                                be fun,” she said.
                                                                                                                                                                                           5


                                             FEATURES
                                         Footprints of brick and stone
   Food for Thought
Don’t mess
with ‘Texas’
       Hi, I have been out once          Rhone’s legacy lives on in namesake New Bern hotel, former library
again looking for the best places
to eat in New Bern, and I decided                                                                                                                         ers in New Bern and Craven
to stop into the Texas                                                                                                                                    County.
Steakhouse to eat a steak. I have                                                                                                                                Van Buskirk recalled that
been hungry for a nice, juicy                                                                                                                             Rhone had worked with Van
steak with that browned — al-                                                                                                                             Buskirk’s father in the Welfare
most caramelized — taste from                                                                                                                             Department.
a nice, hot grill. The steak that I                                                                                                                              Rhone’s obituary, printed
was served was not exactly what                                                                                                                           following her June 3, 1965 death,
I was hoping for.                                                                                                                                         states that “New Bern will remem-
        It                                                                                                                                                ber her as a nurse and a former
w a s                                                                                                                                                     New Bern and Craven County
kind of                                                                                                                                                   Welfare employee.”
soft in                                                                                                                                                          She was also noted to have
texture,                                                                                                                                                  served as a president of the Climb-
not very                                                                                                                                                  ers and Book Club, an organiza-
brown                                                                                                                                                     tion that still meets at the Rhone
on the                                                                                                                                                    Cultural Center.
outside                                                                                                                                                          In very restrained and digni-
and kind                                                                                                                                                  fied prose, a passage in Rhone’s
of grey
                    Sue                                                                                                                                   obituary reads: “Being courageous
on the Rasmussen                                                                                                                                          and efficient, through her personal
inside.                                                                                                                                                   contact, many outstanding Ne-
I honestly think this steak had                                                                                                                           groes were brought to New Bern,
been cooked in the microwave                                                                                                                              which was a benediction to this
or steamed on the grill, and since                                                                                                                        community.”
this is a steak house, I am sur-                                                                                                                                 This somewhat enigmatic
prised at the quality of steak I                                                                                                                          statement is but one of the mys-
was served. The rest of my                                                                                                                                teries surrounding Charlotte
meal was good, their hot rolls are                                                                                                                        Rhone. In the various oral and
wonderful, the stuffed baked                                                                                                                              written histories, the bare facts of
potato is good, the salad is just                                                                                                                         her life are often recounted. From
salad.                                                                                                                                                    those accounts, it is clear that she
       On the other hand, the                                                                                                                             was an industrious and talented
waitress was excellent. She was                                                                                                                           woman. What is not found are the
efficient and pleasant and helped                                                                                                                         everyday details of her daily life
                                                                                                                                    Photo by Mitzi Ponce — only the skeleton of her story
to make my meal more enjoy-
able. I remember at one time the       The Rhone Hotel is pictured above. Charlotte Rhone and sister Henrietta lived in the remains.
steaks were better at this restau-     second floor and rented ground floor rooms to black travelers from 1923 to the 1950s.                                     While Rhone’s seven-para-
rant and I wonder if this is an-       By Mitzi Ponce                                                                                                     graph obituary was printed in a
other one of those eating places                                            a Negro registered nurse known and Street. Just a few blocks away at back section of the New Bern Sun
that is taking shortcuts and try-             As Black History Month loved by everyone in New Bern,” 608 West Street is the Charlotte Journal (a section called “Negro
ing to save time and we are pay-       gives way to National Women’s she said. “Her name was Charlotte S. Rhone Cultural Center, the site News,”) much longer stories ran
ing for this lack of quality.          History Month in March, it is a Rhone. She came along with the of the former New Bern Colored on the front pages that week. One,
       I would like to include an-     fitting time to consider the largely doctor to administer to my birth.”     Library, which opened in 1947 headlined “Flaming Klan Crosses
other easy recipes from my files.      untold story of Charlotte Rhone.            Interviewed by the Campus while much of the south was still Seen In This Area,” spoke of a Ku
I think a lot of you readers will             Rhone — a registered Communicator in late January, life- deeply segregated.                                 Klux Klan leader who appeared
like this chicken dish. It’s a one-    nurse, hotelier, social worker and long New Bern resident Kitty Van                Rhone was instrumental in publicly in New Bern, without
pot kind of thing.                     a pillar of her community —was Buskirk recounted an old story of the library’s establishment and masks or secrecy, to plead for
                                       influential in New Bern from the Rhone attending the birth of a baby helped secure a grant from the donations to further the Klan’s
Baked Chicken and Potatoes             early 1900s until the 1950s, al- and then hurrying downstairs to United States Works Progress Ad- cause.
                                       though today, very little is known scold the men who sat around a ministration (WPA) to purchase                          Another story that week,
l large chopped onion                  of her personal life.                kitchen table playing cards, drink- books to fill its shelves.                “Klan’s Rally Here Saturday Draws
l cut up frying chicken                        Rhone, born Dec. 16, ing whiskey, smoking cigars and                       Rhone, the library’s third Crowds,” ran the full text of an
4 to 5 potatoes, just plain baking     1874, is believed to have been the making a great deal of noise.            president and member of its Board apologist speech wherein a Klan
potatoes, peeled and sliced cross      first black registered nurse in Cra-        Rhone and her sister of Directors, worked tirelessly to member excused the poor behav-
wise into slices about 1/4 inch        ven County and perhaps North Henrietta optimistically opened New grow the institution, and eventu- ior of one its members.
thick or maybe a little thicker if     Carolina, although this fact is dif- Bern’s first hotel for black travelers ally the little library on West Street        In that time of unrest when
you prefer.                            ficult to verify. It is easy, how-   in 1923, just one year after the Great became the center of a system so much attention was focused on
l/4 lb. of butter, cubed               ever, to find accounts of Rhone Fire of 1922, which had leveled with nine locations that spread free the inevitable changes overtaking
Salt and pepper to taste               attending the births of New Bern nearly 40 city blocks, leaving over access to literature and reference the South, the details of Rhone’s
Lemon juice from one lemon,            residents.                           3,000 black residents homeless, ac- works to black residents through- life were seemingly lost. She had
optional                                      The           Kellenberger cording to Thomas Hanchett’s “His- out the county.                               never married and left no children
Sprinkling of garlic powder, op-       Foundation’s oral history collec- tory and Architecture of Long Wharf               As the walls of segregation to tell her story.
tional                                 tion includes an interview with and Greater Duffyfield.”                    fell, the black and white library             Zelda Bryant of the Carter G.
l can of green peas, drained           now-deceased New Bern resident              Hanchett quotes an interview systems merged and the renamed Woodson Historical Foundation
                                       Mary Bray Mullineaux, who told with Annie Day Donaldson, Rhone’s West Street Library continued to cautions, “If you don’t talk about
      Salt and pepper chicken and      interviewer Marea Foster that she great-niece: “At the time, there serve all citizens until 1973 when it, then history is forgotten. You
place in a large skillet that is ov-   herself never “had much doctor- wasn’t any accommodations for a larger central library was built. have to pass it on.”
enproof and you can put in the         ing,” because her mother took black people. We had a lot of north- The modest building was decom-                         As Black History Month
oven without the handle burning        care of all her ills.                south travelers, you know, and missioned, eventually being gives way to National Women’s
or melting. A cast-iron skillet is            However,               when people had to have somewhere to repurposed as a cultural center.                History Month in March, it is a fit-
good to use.                           Mullineaux’s mother needed stay.”                                                  While no informant can pin- ting time to remember these cau-
      Add the potatoes to the skil-    medical care, Charlotte Rhone              The modest two-story brick point the date Rhone changed ca- tionary words and to share the
let with the chicken and add the       was there. “I was delivered by hotel operated until the 1950s and reers, it is widely known that she story of the extraordinary Miss
chopped onion.                         [Dr. R. B. Primrose] and a nurse, still stands today at 512 Queen was one of the first social work- Charlotte Rhone.
      Toss all of this together and
just don’t worry about what or-
der everything is in, you can add      Zelwegger, Grant carry ‘Bridget Jones’ flick
the lemon juice and garlic pow-
der if you want, or you will find
the onion will take on a kind of
                                       ‘Jones’ shines; ‘Christmas with the Kranks’ proves too predictable
sweet taste while it cooks.            Bridget Jones: The Edge of Rea-                                              at all the right moments for genu-
                                                                            Coming Attractions                                                            friendly flick goes into autopi-
        Take the cubes of butter       son                                                                          ine laughs. This movie proves that    lot from the get-go. This is with-
and place on top of the chicken        Grade : A                                                                    sometimes it’s OK to live on the      out a doubt one of the worst
mixture. Bake in a 400 degree              Well, for those of you who                                               edge.                                 Christmas movies in years.
oven for about 45 to 55 minutes        thought that in the last Bridget                                             Christmas with the Kranks             “Christmas with the Kranks” is
or until the chicken is done.          Jones movie, the namesake char-                                                      Grade: D-                     so devoid of Christmas cheer it
Then take out of the oven and          acter was going to live happily                                                      Christmas with the Kranks     is exasperating to watch. The
put the drained green peas on          ever after, you thought wrong!                                               is about a man named Luther           characters in this movie are so
top.                                      The story picks up four weeks                                             Krank who, fed up with the
                                                                               By Mikel Peterson                                                          unbelievably unrealistic and psy-
      This is one of the easiest       after the first film, and already,                                           commerciality of Christmas, de-       chotic they could almost play
recipes I can come up with, al-        Bridget Jones is becoming un-        this year.                              cides to skip the holiday and go      roles in a horror movie about
most anyone can cook this dish.        comfortable in her relationship             Bridget is good at ruining her   on a vacation with his wife in-       possessed neighbors. This
      Always turn your oven on         with Mark Darcy. Add in a jelly-     relationships and getting into I Love   stead. But when his daughter de-      movie is ridiculous. It is also un-
at the temperature you will be         fish by the name of Rebecca,         Lucy-style situations; Zellweger is     cides at the last minute to come      funny, inanely plotted with an
cooking with for about 15 min-         Bridget’s relationship paranoia,     better at making it enjoyable. Hugh     home, he must put together a holi-    obvious beginning, middle, and
utes so it can heat up before you      magic mushrooms, a stint in          Grant embraces his nasty side —         day celebration.                      end you so see coming. Trust
put the food in to cook.               prison and the return of Daniel      to the delight of ladies everywhere.            Taken from John Grisham’s     me, after seeing this movie, the
      The oven can be heating up       Cleaver, and you have the mak-       It’s silly, a little same-y, but that   bitter (and better) book, Skipping    whole Scrooge thing might not
while you prepare the chicken,         ings of one of the funniest films    sharp British humor peeks through       Christmas, this tweaked family-       be so bad after all.
potatoes and onion.
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                                                                                     FEATURES                                                                      Between the Sheets
                                                                                                                                                                                                  7


Incontinent husband’s denials irk wife Fantasy
       Dear Doghouse,
                      The              your doctors for some pamphlets                                                  for the relationship to keep going,
        My husband constantly
wets the bed. I finally got up the
courage recently to confront him
                                       on it. As far as your relationship is
                                       concerned, be patient and see that
                                       he gets help. If he doesn’t get help
                                                                                 Doghouse                               you need to know the truth. Does
                                                                                                                        he love you enough to tell you
                                                                                                                        about his bedwetting dilemma? If
                                                                                                                                                                    play can
about this dilemma and he blamed
it on the cat, stating that he has
                                       and it continues, the two of you
                                       may need to see a marriage coun-
                                                                                                                        he can’t tell you the truth, just leave
                                                                                                                        him!
                                                                                                                                                                    jolt tired
                                                                                                                                                                    sex lives
no recollection of these events,       selor.
but that Sox looks oddly suspi-               Sincerely,                                                                      Kenneth Gatlin
cious. He even went so far as to              Doghouse Deann
sniff the litterbox to “detect” any                                                                                            Soaking Sorrow,
absence of urine samples. His                 Dear Soaking Sorrow,                                                             I am sorry that your husband              Have you ever gotten tired
pajamas were clearly damp.                     First of all, I would like to                                            has a problem such as this. Al-           of doing the same old thing every
       This poses a problem be-        convey my sympathies to you, and                                                 though this is not as abnormal as         night in the bedroom? Well, here
cause I have to wash the sheets        also express my delight in your                                                  you would think, and there are            are just a few suggestions to help
every morning and remake the           pursuit of help. Most people                                                     treatments for it when the prob-          motivate
bed at night, not to mention that      would instantly seek to divorce          Matt Tripp, Deann                       lem has been acknowledged. A              your sex
the house has come to have a           their spouse due to the disgusting                                               disorder like this can be the cause       life:
certain disgusting odor.               horror of the problem, but not you.
                                                                                Roser, Eric Voliva                      of many things; most commonly,                   1.
        I think that he may be un-     I’m sincerely proud of you in your       and Kenneth Gatlin                      it is due to the use of drugs and         Choose
aware — such as alcoholics or          effort to make the relationship                                                  alcohol. Chemicals such as these          domi-
drug addicts are — of his self-        work. And shame on him for in-           ing him to the doctor’s office.         weaken the bladder, and when in           nance and
destructive problem. Our mar-          sinuating that poor, innocent —           Once there, you will turn him over     a sleep,the bladder can be even           a l l o w
riage is falling apart because of      and also now mortally embar-             to the doctor’s care, and hope that     more relaxed.                             yourself
the deceit and denial surrounding      rassed — cat, Sox, was the guilty        there is a cure for this disorder. If             These are not the only          to be con-
his bladder disorder. What are         party.                                   not, then you might consider pur-       things that cause enuresis, how-          trolled,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Amanda
your suggestions for keeping our               The first thing you should       chasing diapers and plastic sheets      ever. Medication can be the cause         but only         Worley
relationship intact? Can you give      do is trick him into going to the        and/or separate beds.                   as well as lack of pelvic exercises       in      the
me any further information on          doctor’s office with you, because                Divorce is never the an-        and muscle diseases. Nonetheless,         bedroom
enuresis?                              he would never admit to having a         swer. I will remain firm in that        it is imperative that your husband        (or vice versa).
       Sincerely,                      problem such as this to anyone           assertion even to the grave, or until   realizes the problem and sees a                  2. Create a sexual atmo-
       Soaking Sorrow                  — not even his own mother. Tell          my spouse becomes incontinent           physician. Antibiotics can be pre-        sphere by telling or writing a fan-
                                       him that you have something to           — whichever comes sooner. Best          scribed as well as exercises to           tasy or new position that you are
      Dear Soaking Sorrow,             show him, and you would like to          wishes to you.                          strengthen the muscles. Don’t for-        interested in.
      The first thing is you should    surprise him — you might need to                 Please note: I’m not being      get that the Internet is a great                 3. Try dancing or stripping
see that he goes to the doctor. It     purchase a blindfold if you don’t        insensitive; I’m being funny!           source of information.                    to a new type of music (such as
is evident that your husband has       already have one.                                                                       Good luck to you,                  reggae). Break out the heels, la-
a serious problem that he is afraid            Once he is securely blind-             Eric Voliva                              Doghouse D. E. O.                  dies! Men, drop those silk boxers.
to admit. I do not know anything       folded, you have to remain calm                                                  Bring your beef to the Doghouse!                 4. If you’re really opposite
about enuresis, but you could re-      and not convey any sense of ur-                Dear Soaking Sorrow,              E-mail questions to                       in views, just be open and allow
search it on the Internet or ask       gency in your voice as you’re driv-            I would tell him that in order    news@cravencc.edu.                        each other to try new things.
                                                                                                                                                                  Something as simple as a relaxing



Veteran newsman Wall comes to Craven
                                                                                                                                                                  massage (please, more than 10
                                                                                                                                                                  minutes’ worth!)
                                                                                                                                                                         5. Do not reject an idea be-
                                                                                                                                                                  tween you and your lover unless
                                                                                                                                                                  you are really uncomfortable per-

Former Sun Journal education reporter takes community relations post                                                                                              forming the act. Show no fear,
                                                                                                                                                                  because it could, or will, increase
                                                                                                                                                                  the sexual adrenaline and attrac-
By Dawn Whitmore
                                       ven Connection,” the college’s paid                                                                                        tion.
       Sandy Wall has joined the       television program on C-TV 10.                                                                                                    6. Try a change of atmo-
ever-growing sea of new faces at               He will help write advertis-                                                                                       sphere and environment, like a car,
CCC.                                   ing copy, working toward even-                                                                                             pool, cooler or desk.
       Wall, who came to Craven        tually assisting with marketing and                                                                                               7. Go with your partner and
after a year as education reporter     grant writing for the college. Fur-                                                                                        pick out a couple of adult toys.
for the Sun Journal, became the        ther capitalizing on Wall’s journal-                                                                                       Start cheap and soft (no hard
college’s new community relations      istic talent, the college has assigned                                                                                     dildo).
coordinator in mid-January.            its new employee a weekly news-                                                                                                   8. Play games like strip
       Wall has 14 years of journal-   paper column, “Around Campus,”                                                                                             poker with different conse-
istic experience under his belt and    which made its debut in the Feb.                                                                                           quences, such as sexual favors.
is confident that his knowledge of     6 edition of the Sun Journal and                                                                                                  9. Experiment with aroma
public relations obtained from         may also be carried by other area                                                                                          setting, a few candles or incense.
those 14 years will be put to ex-      newspapers.                                                                                                                       10. Some role playing might
cellent use as community relations             Wall will be serving as one                                                                                        just do the trick (women, dress
coordinator, even though he tech-      of the public faces of the college,                                                                                        up as businesswomen and tease
nically has never worked in public     along with Associate Vice Presi-                                                                                           him until he can’t take it anymore.)
relations before.                      dent for Institutional Advancement                                                                                         Just try something that he and you
       “I have some good contacts      Diane Tyndall and a small host of                                                                                          will like.
in the community from my previ-        others.                                                                                                                              Do you have any sugges-
ous job,” he said, “and having dealt           CCC officials would like                                                                                           tions or questions on a sexual
with public relations and commu-       Wall’s face to become synony-                                                                                              topic? Feel free to send them to
nications officers throughout my       mous with a positive view of the                                                                                           amanda.worley@cc.cravencc.edu.
career, I know what people are         college the same as Tyndall’s. Be-
looking for and what people are
going to need, and that’s what I
                                       fore her promotion to the institu-
                                       tional advancement post, Tyndall                                                                                           Student Council
hope to bring to the college.”
       As community relations co-
                                       handled the college’s public rela-
                                       tions duties as director of com-                                                                                           swings spring
ordinator, Wall will become one
of the college’s primary
                                       munications and planning.
                                               When people in the commu-
                                                                                                                                                                  start-up funding
spokespeople. He will help write
and distribute press releases in-
                                       nity see Tyndall or recently retired
                                       Si Seymour, an immediate asso-
                                                                                                                                                                  compromise
forming the community about            ciation is made with CCC. In the
                                                                                                                                     Photo by Chuck Colucci
                                                                                                                                                                    Continued from Page 1
events at the college including new    near future, the college is hoping
programs and incentives. In addi-      Wall’s face and name will bring          Community Relations Coordinator Sandy Wall poses in                               Beta Lambda and the Forensic
tion, he will be helping with “Cra-    that same positive association.          his Brock Administration Building office.                                         Society.
                                                                                                                                                                         The Student Council also
                                                                                                                                                                  announced plans to hold its first-

Students probe current social trends                                                                                                                              ever raffle for the Panther of the
                                                                                                                                                                  Month parking space, located be-
                                                                                                                                                                  side the Craven Community Col-
CCC sociology pre-majors attend NCSA conference in Durham                                                                                                         lege Foundation space in the visi-
                                                                                                                                                                  tor parking lot.
By Tamalyn Kuzniar                     Thomas noted that in the counties        nies trying to utilize the Tar Heel     group selected a quaint restaurant               “It’s a very convenient loca-
                                       with higher income brackets, ab-         State’s workforce with insourcing       named Bakus that specialized in           tion between [buildings] B and C
      DURHAM — Three CCC               stinence-only in combination with        versus outsourcing. She noted that      Spanish Mediterranean cuisine             where most classes are,”
sociology pre-majors represented       comprehensive education is taught.       most of the European companies          called tapas.                             DeStefano said. “It’s very good
Craven at the North Carolina So-       North Carolina has a higher preg-        are willing to pay higher wages               Tapas are appetizer-sized           real estate as far as parking spots
ciological Association’s annual        nancy rate than the entire U.S.          than what is presently being of-        meals, ideally shared over conver-        go.”
meeting Feb. 17 and 18 at the          After the opening presentation, the      fered by some U.S. companies in         sation. The dialogue centered on                 The raffle was slated to be-
Durham Hilton Hotel.                   group split up and attended spe-         North Carolina.                         the growing diversity in North            gin Feb. 16, with $1 tickets on sale
      Nikki Foster, Jason Thomas       cial focus meetings.                           I attended the meeting detail-    Carolina and the growing antici-          to students, faculty and staff. A
and Tamalyn Kuzniar attended the              Foster was present for the        ing the nursing shortages in the        pation over the subjects being pre-       drawing was planned for Feb. 25.
conference, along with Caroline        Latino immigrant presentation, and       state. During 2002-2003, 4,137          sented at the conference.                        In other business, Student
Whitehead, sociology instructor        she understood that there is a ris-      qualified applicants were denied              At the welcome reception, the       Council approved about $200 to
and sociology and psychology de-       ing HIV/AIDS rate among Latinos          admission into the state registered     group was greeted with the stun-          purchase 60 dozen heart-shaped
partment chairwoman.                   due to the separation of the family      nursing program directly due to         ning voices of Duke University’s          biscuits to be distributed free on
      The annual meeting kicked        institution. Whitehead attended the      insufficient classrooms, faculty,       Acapella choir. An eclectic mixture       CCC’s New Bern and Havelock
off the morning of Feb. 17 with a      Global Economy in North Caro-            clinical settings and zero budget       of professors and students was            campuses and the Cherry Point
focus on abstinence-only sex edu-      lina session. The meeting provided       expansion.                              present from various universities and     office Feb. 16 for the college’s
cation being taught in the state.      information on European compa-                 Upon arrival in Durham, the       colleges statewide.                       “Fall in Love with Learning Week.”
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        Monday March 21: Laws and Consequences                                            Thursday March 24: Prevention and Counseling
All Day: ……………..…Wear Red Day!!!
                                                                               All Day Displays: ………Phoenix House, Neuse Mental Health
9am-10am……………....K-9 (Courtyard)
                                                                                                      (Student Center)
10am-11am……...……...Vehicle Extrication (Parking Lot 2)
                                                                               10am-11am…….…..…. “Liver Overload” Alcohol Activity
10:30am-11:30am………DWI Check Point (Bldg B Parking Lot)
                                                                                                  ****Great Prizes**** (Student Center)
11am-12pm…………….“Meet and Greet” with Craven County
                                                                               11am-12pm…………..….Community Awareness Representative
                      District Attorney David McFadyen
                                                                                                     (Bldg C) DWI Checkpoint CCC Security
                       (Student Center)
                                                                                                      (Inside Student Center)
12-1pm…………..............State Highway Patrol Driving Range
                                                                               12pm- 1pm……………..”Unknown” Drug Activity & Alcohol
                      (In front of Bldg C)
                                                                                                        Prevention Bingo
                                                                                                 ****Great Prizes**** (Student Center)
           Tuesday March 22: Health Risks
All Day Displays:.............Nursing Depart, Health Information               Friday March 25: Have a Safe Spring Break (Alternatives & Solutions)
                               Table; Neuse Mental Health                                    Chances to Win Great Prizes All Day!!!
                              (Student Center)
10am-11am………...........“Jogging in Place” Tobacco Activity                     10am-1pm…………. Free Mock tails
                       ****Great Prizes**** (Student Center)                   10am-11am…..... .… Hula Contest & Best Costume Contest
11am-12pm…………….. “Meet and Greet” with Craven County                           11am-12pm…..……..Newcomb Volleyball (On the volleyball courts)
                              Hospital Emergency (ER) Director                 12pm-12:30pm…...…Encore! (Student Center)
                               Dr. Mike Pike (Student Center)                  12pm-1pm………......Limbo Contest (Student Center)
11am-1pm …………..….. FREE Popcorn (Student Center)
12pm-1pm……………… “Spin and Perform” Alcohol Activity
                        ****Great Prizes**** (Student Center)


Wednesday March 23: Effect on your Life: Home and Community
                                                                                        GREAT FUN. GREAT PRIZES.
All Day Displays: …...…. Sociology Department, Criminal Justice

                                                                                         MARCH 21-25
                               Dept., Vocational Rehabilitation (Bldg C)
10am-11am……………... Coastal Women’s Shelter
                              “Dollar Bill Activity” Alcohol Activity
                                                                                         ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG AWARENESS WEEK
                         ****Great Prizes**** (Outside Student Center)
11am-1pm………............. FREE Pizza and Lemonade (Student Center)
12pm-1pm…………...… “Bad Vision” Alcohol Activity                                            STAY SOBER. STAY SAFE.
                         ****Great Prizes**** (Student Center)
5pm-7pm.......................….FREE Pizza and Lemonade (Student Center)




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