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Pride and tradition by Cathy Cashio
Summer 2004      

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History of integration

Opening doors

Transforming history

Making college home

Greek life

A team united

Pride and tradition

Remembering the early days


Class favorites

Favorite music in college

Mary Dunn Smith ('61, '67 M.Ed.): Lou Rawls, Temptations

Cheree Carter ('82): R&B, Earth Wind & Fire, Maze

Marquette McGee (sophomore): Hip-hop, R&B, Monica and Ludacris

Favorite movie star in college


Rebecca (left) and Corene Wright

Roy Wright ('64) and Cora Green Wright ('65): Sidney Poitier, Lilies of the Field

Rebecca Wright ('89): Sean Connery, Denzel Washington

Corene Wright ('94): Cicely Tyson, Diana Ross, Denzel Washington

Marquette McGee (sophomore): Will Smith — "He's beautiful"

Clothes for class

Mary Dunn Smith ('61, '67 M.Ed.): Bobby socks, dresses — "I had to wear dresses to school except to gym class or if it snowed."

Cheree Carter ('82): Simple, casual dresses — "I was raised to wear dresses. I was the oddball."

Marquette McGee (sophomore): Jeans, tennis shoes


Cheree Carter (left) and Marquette McGee

For fun in college

Cora Green Wright ('65): Played ping pong at the Baptist Student Union, played cards with roommates

Cheree Carter ('82): Hung out in Maple Dorm (all girls) with friends, chatted

Marquette McGee (sophomore): Spends time with family and friends, goes out to parties

Book with the most impact in college

Mary Dunn Smith ('61, '67 M.Ed.): 1984 by George Orwell

Roy Wright ('64): The Bible

Rebecca Wright ('89): I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Corene Wright ('94): Back to Eden by Jethro Kloss

Marquette McGee (sophomore): Beloved by Toni Morrison — "It's about family and how death doesn't part us."

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