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Bronco M.I.L.E.: Young Men on the Rise

August 29, 2012

Broncos Get Bucks to Build

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a five-year $643,000 grant to Fayetteville State University. This award was provided in efforts to promote innovation and competitiveness amongst U.S. citizens in the global economy. The US Department of Commerce houses the EDA, whom makes such investments toward economically distressed communities. Fayetteville State University is housed amongst one the most economically distressed areas in Fayetteville. “One of Fayetteville State University’s strategic initiatives is economic transformation for this region”, said Dr. Daryush Ila, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. “This grant will provide needed assistance with establishing a center that will create businesses and employment in our state.” A University Center will be built with the funds and will strive to propel business expansions through the linking of existing firms. Awarded monies will fund education, resources and technical assistance to introduce new and effective strategies to create an environment of higher paying jobs in the defense, energy and agriculture industries. Dr. Pamela Jackson, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean/Director of the Pre-Business program and Greg McElveen, Assistant to the Dean of the School of Business and Economics, in collaboration with Emily Dickens, Director of Government and Community Affairs, were highly conducive in securing the grant for FSU.

By Alisha Murphy

Voice Photo by Aaron Williams Day 2 of a 3 day program run by the Bronco M.I.L.E. students went on a Rockfish retreat to create bonds and build brother hold and a sense of trust.

A new program is on the rise at FSU and is grasping the attention of male students around campus. The Bronco M.I.L.E. or Male Initiative on Leadership and Excellence program is led by Dr. D. Jason DeSousa who is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Retention at FSU and seeks to promote graduation and excellence rates among young male Broncos. “The MILE is one institutional response to better address the rates at which men of color persist to graduation" DeSousa said. "Students in the MILE commit to academic and personal excellence individually and collectively. Our mantra reflects such an ideology, which is "We Grow Together, We Lead Together, We Graduate Together." Thus, if one single member of the MILE graduates, others are obligated to do the same. Christopher Darden is the first graduate of the MILE. He graduated May 2012 and because of his accomplishment, he now compels other young men to graduate too,” DeSousa said. The M.I.L.E. is simply one initiative to improve the academic and personal success

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of young men. Dr. Thomas Conway, Chief of Staff and Vice Chancellor, refers to it as a "feeder”. In this sense, the MILE helps to better prepare young men to enter the world of work, graduate and professional schools, as well as other endeavors that prepare them to be citizens of the world, with exemplary values, character, and principled leadership. Many people neglect to realize that with a college education, one earns more money over the course of their career than individuals without college degrees. Additionally, college educated individuals tend to engage in healthier lifestyles, more social justice causes, and deeper critical/liberal thinking. Young men with college degrees are more likely to contribute to local, state, and federal tax brackets because they are more employable than young men who do not attend college. Dr. DeSousa went on to state that “It is well documented in the social science literature that pre-college summer programs have a more profound academic and social impact on African American and Hispanic men, than any other racial and gender groups.

When college and university enrollments are down, which they are nationally, and will continue to decrease over the next five to 10 years, student retention or the "propelling" of students becomes more critical for robust enrollment. Given the rates at which young men matriculate through FSU, more innovative approaches were needed to decrease their attrition from the university. As such, Chancellor Anderson and his cabinet approved the specially targeted summer experience, which we now refer to as "Boosting Bronco Brothers" or B3. The three-day pre-college transition experience gave 66 young men a boost or more firm platform for their academic and personal success.” “While I may have served as the "farmer" by planting "B3 seeds," the initiative was successful because the B3 students and the peer mentors flourished, "pleased with the strong sense of educational purpose and community that was developed through the three intensive days” Chancellor Anderson said.

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Changes to Chancellor's Distinguished Speakers Series

By Francena Turner The Chancellor's Distinguished Speaker's Series is a series of events that Voice Photo by provide an opportunity for Jennifer Lucas, the student body and public Editor in Chief to experience world-renown speakers on their regional university campus each year. As of the 2012-2013 school year, several notable changes have been put in place. Attendees will now be required to obtain a ticket to attend the speaking events. Students will need their Bronco ID Card to be issued one ticket, per student, at the Seabrook Auditorium ticket office at various times throughout the year. These times will be sent to students via email with a frequently asked questions (FAQ) list attached. Emily Dickens, Director of Government and Community Affairs, said “Seabrook auditorium has a capacity of 1, 134. Of that amount, 500 tickets are reserved for students. If there are any student tickets remaining after the period set aside for students to pick them up, they will be made available for the general public." Remaining tickets will be available until 4 p.m. on the day of the event.

Dickens also noted that due to scheduling, this year’s speakers will not be available for book signings or autographs, except our January speaker, Dr. Bob Zellner who will be book signing. Students received an email on August 23 announcing that tickets for Al Sharpton's speech are available now. Students are urged to take advantage of the opportunity and to get tickets early. Speaker George C. Fraser's tickets will be available September 4 . For more information on the Distinguished Speakers Series and a list of FAQ, please see the Community and Government Affairs website at www.uncfsu. edu/govandcommunity/index.

Meet the Fall speakers:

George C. Fraser Date: Sept. 18 Time: 6:00 p.m. Tickets: available Sept. 4 George C. Fraser is Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc. A company he founded some 25 years ago with the vision to lead a global networking movement that brings together diverse human resources to increase opportunities for people of African descent. He is considered by many to be a new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on economic development,

networking and building effective relationships

Reverend Dr. Al Sharpton Date: Sept. 29 Time: 3:00 p.m. Tickets: available Aug. 20 (students), and Sept. 4 (public) Reverend Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a notfor-profit civil rights organization headquartered in Harlem, New York, with over 47 Chapters nationwide. As one of the nation's most-renowned civil rights leaders, Rev. Sharpton has been praised by President Barack Obama as "the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden," and by former President George W. Bush who said that "Al cares just as much as I care about making sure every child learns to read, write, add and subtract." John Silvanus Wilson Jr. Date: Oct. 4 Time: 2:00 p.m. John Silvanus Wilson, Jr. serves as the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), where the challenge is to ensure that HBCUs are a significant force in helping the nation to reach the goal set by President Barack Obama of having the highest pro-

portion of college graduates in the world by the year 2020. Before working with the White House Initiative, Wilson was an associate professor of higher education in the Graduate School of Education, and an executive dean at the George Washington University.

General Janet C. Wolfenbarger Date: Nov. 5 Time: 6:00 p.m. Tickets: available Oct. 15 Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger serves as Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The command's 83,000 people manage $60 billion annually in research, development, test and evaluation while providing the acquisition management services and logistics support required to develop, procure, and sustain Air Force weapon systems. General Wolfenbarger was commissioned in 1980 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and began her career in acquisition as an engineer at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. She has held a variety of assignments at headquarters Electronic Security Command and Air Force Systems Command. All speakers are at the Seabrook Auditorium on the campus of Fayetteville State University.


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My Summer Trip to China By Jermaine Coble

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This past summer, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime, to not simply study Mandarin Chinese, but to actually go to China and learn the language. A former recruiter for Altria suggested that I take the opportunity to get out of the country, as I had two Fortune 500 companies on my resume, and pursuing any chance to travel to China would be beneficial to my career and personal development. The office of International Education in Hackley Honors hall was instrumental in helping to make the trip to China possible. The search for a school that offered a program that matched my schedule was difficult at first, but eventually we were successful in finding a program and school that could accommodate. A lack of scholarship availability meant that I would have to foot the bill, which included tuition, plane fair, a visa, a passport and transportation while in Shanghai. Once I arrived in China, I found that my classmates included Mongolian, French, and Korean students, and we

were to be taught by two Chinese instructors. Many people say that to learn another language, it is best to immerse yourself in the culture. As I was surrounded by those who only spoke the Mandarin Language, I was forced to ask questions in their native tongue, as well as to use context clues to figure out what was being said. During my down time away from the classroom and studying, I was able to visit the Zhujiajiao (pinyin: Zhūjiājiǎo, jew-gee-ah-gee-ow) Urban watering tower as well as the city of Wuxi (pinyin: Wúxī, woo-shi). Proof that Fayetteville State is far reaching and produces great graduates, I able to link up with alumni, Ivory Osbourne and Brittany Harrison, who are both pursing their Master’s in International Business. Both were helpful in getting me acclimated to the culture, as they have had more time in China. Some of the cultural differences noted while there was the political correctness we attempt to embody here in America does not apply to Chinese culture, they simply

state things in a blunt manner and with little regard to how it may sound. Also, a big shock was seeing children using the bathroom in the streets; they actually had slits in their pants for this sole purpose. Of course every American wants to know if the food is like our American Chinese food; not at all. In China the food is fresh and served family style, which encourages sharing and interacting with others. Having rarely seen African American people, people outside the city were very eager to take pictures of me, which often caught me off guard. Easily one of the most important lessons I learned while on this amazing adventure was that people are not all that different, it is simply a language barrier. We all want the same things for ourselves and those we care about, although achieving and representing those emotions are different. I recall my Mongolian friend who I gave the nickname “Slim” who did not speak as me but could be found with headphones in, listening to the same music.


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Entertainment and Food

August 29, 2012

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By Cimmeon Q. Terry

The Dark Knight Rises The most anticipated film of the summer didn’t fail to deliver. Arguably, “The Dark Knight Rises,” is the best movie of the year. The hard part is finding someone that would disagree. As of August 14, the movie grossed $394.6 million. The performances of Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy gave a most promising depiction in the finale of this Batman series. Bale brings this Batman series to a phenomenal close. Just as the “Lord of the Rings” and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series, seeing the past Batman films of this series would ties loose ends. The story starts eight years from the aftermath of the events of “The Dark Knight”. The city is still recovering while Bane (Hardy) is planning the worst for Gotham City, all the while when Batman is nowhere to be seen. The young and attractive con artist, Cat Woman (Hathaway), posing as a waitress at Bruce Wayne’s dinner party, is caught

by Bruce himself trying to steal his late mother’s pearl necklace. One would think that the man who’s secret identity is Batman would be more clever to apprehend Cat Woman, but his leg is nearly broken just as his spirit, and she escapes. As Bane’s evil plot unfolds, Bruce decides to get himself back in the superhero swing of things even though Alfred (Michael Cain) advises against it. On his journey to save Gotham, Batman finds ultimate truths about himself, his allies, and who his true enemy is after all. Captivating from beginning to end it will leave many questions and the desire to see more. A solid 10 out of 10 is what I rate this film, as it was nothing less than an excellent conclusion to an epic series. Condolences to the victims of the Aurora, Colorado shooting that took place on July 20, 2012. Unfortunately, there are bad guys in real life.

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24 Hour Theater Project

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EXPLICIT members Fidel Benton, Vaughn Garcia, Laquaha Boney and Aleigha Hamilton performed in the 24 Hour Theater play "Dead on Arrival" on Saturday night.

Mommies and daddies, matter, what John if you didn’t know, you and Ted remain wouldn’t bring this teddy best buddies and bear home to the kids. Seth eventually the MacFarlene’s comedic main plot places creation is great fun but John all grown NOT for the whole famup at the age of ily. Actors Mark Walberg 35 and his trusty and Mila Kunis take part pal Ted crashin a hilarious performance ing on his couch. that has taken in more than John finds him$211.1 million dollars as self caught in an of August 15th. After its ultimatum from debut on June 29th, Ted his girlfriend Lori was the trending topic (Kunis); it’s eiamongst Twitter users nather Ted or her. tion wide. Fans of MacReluctantly Ted Farlene’s cartoon televifinds his own job sion series “Family Guy”, and apartment “American Dad”, and but still cannot “The Cleveland Show” help being atshould expect this film to tached to his best be as politically incorrect friend. As the stoand sarcastic. ry progresses into The movie starts a mix of partying, off with little John Bendrugs, and even Courtesy of flicksandbits.com nett (Walberg), a boy kidnapping, John without one friend in the is forced to make world who wishes upon a star for his teddy the decision of what he really wants. bear, Ted (MacFarlene), to talk and become This movie is great if some laughs his real live best friend. The next morning are needed in your life, but if “Family Guy” he awakes to find his dream has come true. is regularly on, then Ted could be a bit preAs years pass, Ted becomes the talk of the dictable. I give this movie a 9 out of 10 and town as a prodigy and a living miracle, not recommend the movie ticket and or DVD to mention his rap sheet grows with time. No purchase.

Fresh Fruity Tutty Salad By Ta'Meka Breland

While the month of August signifies the finale of summer, this month also represents the opening of the new school year. August incorporates cuisine that has a richer and robust flavor that will tingle your taste buds. Peak fruits and vegetables in this month include: blueberries, blackberries, yellow peaches, watercress, tomatillo, peppers, melons, bok choi, kiwi, and nectarines to name a few. The following recipe is inspired by this season’s fresh produce.

What you will need: 1 small package of blueberries 1 kiwi fruit (peeled and chopped) 1 lemon (squeezed) 1 peach (peeled and chopped) 1 ½ tablespoon of orange marmalade pre-cooked chicken strips (chopped) small package of prepared salad mix pinch of salt

pinch of pepper (cayenne and black) pinch of onion powder pinch of garlic powder Steps:

In a clean container, add your package of prepared fresh chopped lettuce and from there you want to top it with the chopped kiwi, peach, and a handful of blueberries. Next, in a microwaveable container place your chopped meat, the 1 ½ tablespoon of orange marmalade, the juice squeezed from the lemon, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, a pinch of cayenne pepper and heat for approximately one minute. Mix together and reheat the mixture for two to three minutes. Afterwards, arrange your meat and sauce mixture over your lettuce and fruit mixture, toss, and enjoy.


Bronco Life

August 29, 2012

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Welcome Class of 2016 ! The World is Voice Photo by Jasmine Caldwell

Marching Bronco eXpress moves the crowd at the fall semester pep rally. By Jalynn Jones

The phrase “The World is Yours” from lyrical rapper, Nasir “Nas” Jones, in his classic project Illmatic, may have been a catchy chorus to some but Fayetteville State's Student Government Association has put a Bronco twist on this saying in order to reunite FSU students in a more studious lifestyle. “The World is Y.O.U.R.S.”, Your Objective in Unite in Raising the Standard, is the motto for Student Government Association this year, which promotes excellence and strategic goals for the student body. Jermaine Coble, SGA President is acting on his campaign promises by pushing Better Communication, Voter Registration, Revamping Bronco Pride and Community Service. SGA has worked alongside Student Activities Council, Pan Hellenic Council, AUTOS Commuter Association, the Community Service departments to promote unified organizations and activities for the student body. SGA has met twice this summer for leadership retreats to

Y.O.U.R.S.

plan events for the school year, learn better leadership skills and to establish an understanding of the importance of serving students through true Bronco Pride. “Bronco Pride” has formally been redefined as practicing Ethical Behavior, Being Socially and Culturally Aware, encouraging Academic Success and maintaining an Optimistic and Professional Attitude. SGA Week is set for September 17th through September 22nd, which will feature the annual Clubs and Organization Fair, along with a Dance Your Mass Off competition, which promotes student physical education through fun dance moves. SGA’s mission is to serve as the voice of the students, promote academic excellence and to encourage positive involvement for the enhancement of student life. The first meeting will be August 22, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the Rudolph Jones Student Center room 236. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend; any suggestions, questions

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Voice Photo by Eldon Alford, Jr.

Fayetteville State University made the class of 2016 official Broncos with a pinning ceremony Aug. 12, where the incoming freshmen were pinned by their new Bronco family.

or complaints will be noted during the open floor portion of the meeting. It is critical to remember that all students are a part of SGA and it is the student body’s duty to carry on Fayetteville State University’s 145th year legacy. Join us as we endorse Your Objective: Unite in Raising the Standard because the World is Y.O.U.R.S.!

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SGA Kick-off Sept. 17-21 Club & Organization Fair Sept. 17 Broncos Going Green Sept. 18 Dance your Mass off Sept. 19 "They March so we all Can Vote" Sept. 20 Pep Rally Sept. 21 Tailgate Sept. 22

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Sports

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The 2012 Olympics became the most watched event in the United States history with 219.4 million American viewers. London, England was the host city for the summer Olympics and the 16-day spectacular came to an end on August 12. The United States dominated the event from day one and ended the Olympics with an outstanding lead when it came to total medals, including the USA men’s basketball team defeating Spain 107-100. With 104 overall medals, 46 gold, 29 silver, and 29 bronze, the United States defined its place as a leader in the grandest sports competition in the world. China was next with 88 total medals, Russia with 82, the host city Great Britain with 65 and Korea with 28 medals rounding out the top five world competitors. Gabrielle Douglas, a 16 year old American, shocked the world and became an overnight celebrity from her performance in the Olympics and is now a teenage superstar. A native of Virginia Beach, VA, Gabrielle won By DeSean Lawson

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the gold medal in the all-around gymnastic competition. Prior to the event, all the talk surrounded Douglas’s fellow USA teammate and captain Alexandra Raisman, whom the experts favored in the event. But it was Douglas who scored a 62.23 in the competition and defeated the Russian runner-up Komova Victoria who scored a 61.97. Besides the USA, Courtesy of examiner.com & bloomberg.com The Jamaican track Gabby Douglas, competed on the baland field team domi- ance apparatus during the All-Around nated all the outdoor final at the XXX Olympics in London, sprinting events and was led by five-time England and won the Gold. gold medalist, Usain Bolt, who captured 3 gold medals in this Phelps. Just like in the 2008 year’s Games. Bolt set Olympic records in

t h e m e n ’s 1 0 0 meter dash, with a 9.63 and ran a 19.32 in the men’s 200 meter dash and set a world record in the men’s 4 by 100 meter team relay with a ridiculously fast time of 36.84. Even with USA earning 104 medals, Douglas becoming the next athletic superstar, and Bolt running faster than a missile, the 2012 Olympics biggest standout was 18time gold medalist swimmer Michael

Beijing Olympics,

Pre-Season Scrimmage Sets Tone for Season Ahead By Aaron Williams

Voice Photo by Eldon Alford, Jr.

Football

n Sept. 1 @ NC Central kick off is at 6 p.m. n Sept. 6 @ Pembroke kick off is at 6 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale at the FSU Tickets Office (8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday) or by phone at 910-672-1724 (via Visa/Mastercard). Tickets are $15 in advance (visitors general admission).

" The leadership on the field was exceptional, the offensive linemen performed extremely well with their interchangeables, the quarterbacks did really well with moving the ball up and down the field, the receivers did a great job finding the open slots for catches, defense is definitely off to a great start showing true versatility maintaining pressure; overall we had some big stops and big plays" said Fayetteville State Assistant Head Coach David Bowser. The Broncos held their team scrimmage on Aug. 25th. in hopes to produce quality game play for the season ahead. 105 Fayetteville State student athletes expressed true talents and skills working heavily on tempo and play precision while polishing up and getting ready for the upcoming game Sept. 1 versus former CIAA member, North Carolina Central. Fayetteville

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State's defense is definitely off to a great start showing true versatility and maintaining pressure. These improvements have really transformed the program altogether ensuring that the players are ready to perform this year. The Broncos and their coaches are definitely eager to engage in competitive play and seek yet another championship achievement.

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Michael Phelps again exceeded the competition and commanded the headlines. Although Phelps did not win as many gold medals in this years Olympics like in 2008, Phelps took home four gold and two silver medals. Phelps won gold in the 4 by 200-meter freestyle relay, 200-meter individual medley, 100 meter butterfly, and the 4 by 100 meter medley relay final, all in the men’s categories. Phelps also grabbed two silver medals in the men’s 4 by 100 meter freestyle relay and men’s 200-meter butterfly. Phelps brought his Olympic medal count total to 22 medals; 18 of them gold, making Phelps the most decorated Olympian of all time. The 2012 London Olympics set world television records for the most watched event in US television history and with anticipation, the 2016 Brazil Olympics may do the same. Tune into summer 2016 and see who will be the next breakout superstar!!

Voice Photo by Jasmine Caldwell

On Aug. 10 the doors to Fayetteville State University’s newest 336 room, state of the art residence hall, Renaissance Hall, were officially opened to students.

Voice Photo by Aaron Williams

The Voice Editorial Staff Editors: Alisha Murphy, Ta'Meka Breland, Antonio Monroe, Aaron Williams. Dr. Andrea Baker, Adviser Page Layout and Design by Alisha Murphy and Jennifer Lucas, Editor-in-Chief

Attention...Attention...Attention The Voice is currently having phone issues. Please direct your calls to our temporary number (910-364-9462) from our regular number (910-672-2210).


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40 Years is Long Enough Wednesday, September 5, 2012 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 1200 Murchison Rd. Upper Level, Cook Building Attorney Irving Joyner will be the moderator as Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Attorney James Ferguson and the remaining members of the Wilmington 10 discuss their conviction and request of pardon of innocence of Governor Bev. Purdue.

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A new "Voice" for fall

Revamped office and Website By Dr. Andrea Baker, Adviser

A newly renovated Voice is back this fall and ready to unleash a host of changes in the way Fayetteville State University students receive their campus news. After Labor Day, The Voice will be unveiling its new website www.fsuthevoice. com. The site will include up-to-date FSU campus news as well as links and information to other colleges around the nation. In addition, the new website will be interactive and include video and surveys, as well as a mobile application, for stat news hounds who just can’t get enough of The Voice. Thanks to the support of Dr. Janice Haynie, vice chancellor for the Division of Student Affairs, The Voice received major renovations to its office in room 241 of the Rudolph Jones Student Center this summer. The Voice went from a room of mix and matched computers and furniture to a state-of-the-art newsroom, equipped with six new Mac computers, a new Nikon camera and three digital recorders. The physical space of The Voice was transformed from what could have been mistaken for a storage closet into a professional office for student journalists. Furniture was purchased from Office Furniture Now on Sycamore Dairy Road. “We really want The Voice to succeed,” said Dr. Haynie, on several occasions. Dr. Jon Young, provost and vice chancellor for the Division of Academic Affairs was also instrumental in getting the renovation project off to a good start. So, here’s to a new year and a new Voice. The Voice is for students and by students so all contributions are welcome. Faculty and staff are also welcome to submit articles.

Crime Prevention Tips provided by the FSU Police Department • Keep your room locked at all times • Never prop open interior or exterior doors

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 1200 Murchison Rd. Upper Level, Cook Building 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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• Be particularly sensitive to strangers in the dorms and immediately report suspicious activity to a staff member • Keep track of your keys • Don’t allow others to tailgate you into the building • Close interior and exterior doors behind you as quickly as possible

• Don’t allow friends to use your key or Bronco ID card • Secure your valuables before leaving your room • Don’t leave your valuables in plain view for others to see • Document all serial numbers of expensive items and provide this information to the FSU Police Department.

For further Crime Prevention Tips and Presentations, contact Lieutenant Murphy at 910-672-2553

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MO-MONEY, MO-MONEY, MO-MONEY!!! Very soon your fingers will begin to itch in anticipation of the arrival of that ever faithful disbursement check from Financial Aid. While it might be very tempting, upon its arrival, to deposit/cash this money so that it can be spent on a WANT, the Office of Career Services would like to highly encourage you to invest a small amount of this money into a NEED. No college student should be without at least one professional suit. Fall Career Fair, interviews, networking opportunities, and various other University events await you and we simply want to encourage you to be your best by first looking your best.

Professional Attire Checklist  Pressed and professional suit; dark colors: gray, navy, black, or brown. Solids or muted pinstripes.  Jacket and pants should be the same color  White or conservative color dress shirt. Straight collar; long sleeves.  Conservative tie  Polished shoes and matching belt  Dark socks  Close toed shoes no longer than 2”  Flesh tone hosiery to compliment suit and long enough that skin is not seen when legs are crossed (Office of Career Services’ clothes closet will always be at your disposal; SBE Suite 230)

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