PHOTO GALLERY: Eagles return to nest
Published: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 13:09
Hugs are exchanged. “Long time, no see,” echoes across campus. Confused faces search for the right class or building. The moment has arrived: First week of fall semester.
It’s during this week the financial aid office becomes the game show “Deal Or No Deal.”
Students don’t play games when they visit though. The long line at the bookstore is like the line for the club and Wal-Mart combined, only you’re not guaranteed a good time or “everyday low prices.” This first week is also when you see more than 1,400 new freshman eager to discover what their first year at N.C. Central University will be like.
They are definitely getting a taste of campus life: Traditional Chicken Wednesdays, the famous 10:40 breaks, the Wild-Out Wednesday talent showcase, and our first home football game of the year. Returning students also come expecting a great year at NCCU. A lot of them are helping freshmen in any way they can, from assisting them in residential life to training them in The Marching Sound Machine. The first weeks of school will always be the most memorable, especially if you have a camera to