what is now University Parkway was made ready with running water,
sewage connections, electricity, and telephone service; students
moved in and elected a mayor, six council members, and a sheriff.
Trailer-park rental fees which had been $13.50 on the old campus
jumped to $30 in Winston-Salem.
The students living in dormitories loved their new location, even
with its strangeness, but they found immediate sources of complaint
and aired them at a campus rally. Phone service, they said, was
inadequate and there were not enough parking spaces for the
automobiles of undergraduates. The bathrooms and shower stalls
sometimes drained improperly causing water to flow into the halls.
The cafeteria food was not good, the silver was not clean, and prices
were too high. There were no pencil sharpeners in the classrooms