Law 2nd Floor: Domenic Ippolito, Jessica Martin, Georgia C'Keefe, Jen
Horton (RA), Christine Caron, Aaryn Pickell, Jennifer Davis, Patricia Garza,
Gina Shofner, Gina Shofner, Carity Cantey, TJ. Bazzoon, Stacye Schill, Jim
Geluso, Rich Hughes, Chad McDuffie, Dawn Blackaby, Lita Fraley, Eric
Volness, John Hazelrigg, Mike Johnson, Mike Buchanan, John Darnhart,
Susan Kate, Michael Van Arken, Jack Middlebrooks. Photo by Mark Lacy.
Law, 3rd Floor: David Thompson (RA), Teri Jefferson (RA), Laura Petrak,
Celeste Colmenero, Kara Stauffer, Michelle Bolyard, Heather Bonser, Anne
Sheridan, Barbara Knight, Frank Bangican, Don McAnus, David Ayala,
Steve Meller, Cindy, Carl Killough, John Heinemann, Edgardo Martie, Lies
Baghdadi (RA), Matt Brawley, James Wood, Jose Emanos, Christina
TerPoorten, Karen Rodney . Photo by Mark Lacy.
L aw, 4th Floor: Ben Braun, Sean Fitzpatrick, Shannon Najar, Jolie Rodriguez,
Felicia Darden, Michelle Carter, Katherine Lambert (RA), Toniqua Gray,
Dametrus Hurndon, Adam Flick, Will Groves, Anthony Ramos. Photo by
94 Residence Halls
Co-sponsored by the Towers Hall
Council and the Black Student
Union, the Black History Challenge challenges residents'
knowledge of African American
history. Residents answered ten
questions about Black leaders,
filmakers and inventors. Photo
by Tony Bullard.
BSU President Mary Frances
helps administer the challenge
and gives out gifts such as cards
and trinkets that educates about
Black History. Residents also
enjoyed snacks as they
brainstormed. Photo by Tony
Residents revealed how mueh
they knew about Blaek History
The Black History Challenge, not only
challenged Black students, but all students.
Over the three day period, students were asked
ten different questions
each day. Questions
ranged from slavery and
post-slavery days to
modern day African
American scholars, activists and creators. Such
questions were who was
called the "Moses of her
people" and more recently, who directed the
blockbuster movie "Boyz
in the Hood."
It was the first
year of the Challenge,
and it was co-sponsored
by the Black Student
Union and the Towers
Hall Council. The Challenge was held in the
Commons. The winner
received free passes to
the remaining events in
Black History Month and
free T-shirts. Events included Rap Activist Sister Souljah and the Good
News Gospel Choirs' anniversary.
the quiz and left their
names and phone; numbers so that the winner
could be notified. Winners were chosen by a
Residents received gilts, ^wc; 11 as
cards, that had questions
and answers, thai in
eluded Black invetors,
actresses and leaders,
just for participating.
Other trinketts and
prizes were also given.
"Some of the
questions were tough,
but I learned a lot," said
Baghdadi. The Challenge educated Blacks
on more about their own
history and informed
others about memorable
and leaders. Students
agreed that theChallengc
was positive and informative.
"It was very interesting and challenging. I learned many
things I didn't know,"
said Angela Green, engineering freshman.
-Joyetta D. Johnson