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DTM A O n ! i 0 T70 ! ft if f n EZZ3 i i gens its A K li I ! lit i 1 ilJiiLII The Daily Tar Heel has been awarded an Ail-American rating by the Associated Collegiate Press, the recognized authority in judging college newspapers. The All-American rating designates the paper as one of "the best in student publications." To win the honor of All-American, a paper must wiii "Marks of Distinction" in four of the five following categories: Coverage and Content, Writing and Editing, Editorial Leadership, Physical Appearance and Photography. The Daily Tar Heel won "Marks of Distinction" in all five categories. The newspaper received 3,570 out of a possible 3,950 points in its division, which includes all daily campus newspapers in the nation. 'This is the first time in the past three years the DTH has won in all five categories," said DTH Editor Tom Gooding after learning of the honor. The Associated Collegiate Press notified the paper by mail Monday that it had won the award. In the Coverage and Content Category of the contest, the DTH was awarded 860 points out of 950. Coverage and Content concerns the coverage of news events on campus and the content of news stories. The paper received a perfect score of 400 points for its handling of copy, the play stories are given in the paper. The DTH received 970 points out of a possible 1,000 in the Writing and Editing category. The judges called the writing of the paper "crisp, inviting, interesting" in reference to news stories and said the paper was doing "a professional job" in its style of writing. In the Editorial Leadership category, the paper received 330 out of a possible 350 points. The judges said the paper was "bright, airy, inviting" in its makeup as they awarded the DTH 1,010 out of a possible 1,250 points in Physical Appearance. The DTH received a perfect score of 400 points in the Photography category'. The paper's photographers were commended by the judges for doing "a great job." The judges continued their comments by saying DTH staff writers "show talent I 'A .V.V.V.V .W.V.V. schedule The time of an examination may not be changed after it has been fixed in the schedule. Quizzes are not to be given in this semester on or after Thursday, May 6, 1971. All 2:00 P.M. classes on MWF, I tD . s iJ i and training," and by commending the paper's editors for t ling "real leaders-they don't skirt the issues." "Readers of the DTH get a real picture of what appears on the scene," concluded the judges. The Daily Tar Heel was judged from papers submitted by the editors from the orientation issue through the end of December. Each week a paper was chosen as representative of the style and content of the DTH. The category in which the paper was judged included all daily college newspapers. I I c3 1 Phil 21 Mon. May 17 8:30 A.M. All Fren, Germ, Span, &Russl,2,3&4 Mon. May 17 2:00 PAL All 9:00 AA1. classes on MWF Tues. May 18 8:30 A.M. All 3:00 classes on MWF, Econ 61, Busi 71,73 Tues. May 18 2:00 PAL All 11:00 A M. classes on TTH Wed. May 19 8:30 AAL All 10:00 AAL classes on MWF Wed. May 19 2:00 PAL All 9:30 A AL classes on TTH Thurs. May 20 8:30 AAL All 8:00 AAL classes on MWF Thurs. May 20 2:00 PAL All 2:00 PAL classes on TTH Fri. May 21 8:30 AAL All 11:00 AAL classes on MWF Fri. May 21 2:00 PAL All 1:00 PAL classes on MWF Sat. May 22 8:30 AAL All 5:00 PAL classes on TTH, Phys.25 Sat. May 22 2:00 PAL All 12:30 PAL classes on TTH Mon. May 24 8:30 AAL All 8:00 AAL classes on TTH Mon. May 24 2:00 PAL All 12:00 Noon classes on MWF, Poll 41 Tues. May 25 8:30 AAL All 4:00 PAf . classes on MWF, BusilSO Tues. May 25 2:00 PAL All 3:30 PAL classes on TTH Wed. May 26 8:30 AAL All 5:00 PAL classes on MWF and all others not otherwise provided for in this schedule Wed. May 26 2:00 PAL Vol. 79, No. 12 Founded February 23, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Tuesday, March 9, 1971 Ml r O Founded February 23, 1833 jr 8MM Tl (cimsu by Lana Starnes Staff Writer glTOTp o ico nmrnorove n Tm STTk siiry Instructors teaching classes scheduled for common examinations shall request Ke students in these classes to report to them any conflict with any oher, examination not later than April 23. In case of a conflict, the regularly scheduled exam will take precedence over the common exam. (Common exams are indicated by an asterisk.) Raymond E. Strong, Director Office of Records and Registration ! A statement by the North Carolina Professionals for Health and the Public Interest challenges the University to correct the inadequacies of the Student Infirmary and use the present opportunity to create a model health facility. Unless it does so, the statement continues, it will be failing educationally and medically to serve adequately its students and the state. Mack Lipkin, an intern at North Carolina Memorial Hospital, will present the group's statement at an open hearing this afternoon at 4 p.m. in rooms 202-204 of the Carolina Union. The open hearing is being held to allow students and other interested - persons., the opportunity . to voice their opinions concerning the Student Infirmary. Three health service consultants Dr. John P. Curtis, Joseph Axelrod and Dr. Addie L. Klotz who have been asked to make a comprehensive survey of the UNC student health service program will be present to hear student opinions. The opportunity the group refers to is the proposed new infirmary, to be built at an estimated cost of more than $2,400,000. The infirmary, part of the capital improvement budget, is being submitted for approval to the N.C. General Assembly by Chancellor J. Carlyle Sitterson. The director of the Infirmary, Dr. Edward M. Hedgpeth, is resigning this year after serving more than 20 years at his post. The North Carolina Professionals view these events as a major test for medical planning in the state. "If it is not possible to achieve careful planning embodying the major modern principles of medical care in the staffing and construction of health and disease facilities for this highly educated, captive, concentrated and basically healthy . community, then prospects for doing so elsewhere in the state are poor," the group contends. . Among the major considerations in "planning the new Infirmary; according to the group, is the defination of the community to be served -students, faculty, employes and their families. The student as consumer should be represented in the planning and management of the facility, say the group. Consumer representation, the group states, is the best means to ensure that the facility serves the needs of the consumers. The North Carolina Professionals for Health and the Public Interest is a group of health professionals from the state interested in the problems of health care delivery and related health issues. The group was organized in Chapel Hill in July of 1970. It meets every week or so to discuss current health problems. The membership is made up largely of hospital staff members, students of the UNC Medical School and School of Public Health and other interested students. The panel of consultants to which students will address their remarks is charged with the task of investigating the entire health service program. It will evaluate the present Student Infirmary, make recommendations for further directions of the program and recommendations for facilities that will be needed to accomplish the program suggested. Due to the lack of time available to hear the opinions of all students this afternoon the Student Health and Welfare Committee has suggested that students bring with them a written statement that can be given to the consultants. SO Fro founini mil n r l$ot enough voice, group finds facra T o n on roe m (QieoiSMMii by Doug Hall Staff Writer The Chancellor's Committee on Student Rights has found that students are not satisfied with their role in the University's decision-making process, the chairman of the group said Monday. '.'Generally, students don't feel that they have a voice concerning decisions which affect them," said Dr. Gordon B. Cleveland, who heads the 10-member joint student-faculty group. Cleveland said students feel they are not represented in some cases; and in others, where they are represented, they feel they don't have enough power. "In some cases where they are ostensibly represented, they don't feel they have a voice," he said. 'They feel tjieir position is an advisory capacity instead of decision-making." The committee hopes to have a final draft of the report of their findings by the end of the week, Cleveland said, and will submit their report to the Faculty Council at its meeting April 2. "We will submit the report to the Faculty Council and ask them to accept it," Cleveland said. "We also plan to ask them to pass some specific resolutions." The committee has been working since early1 last fall, giving questionnaires to students, faculty and administrators and recently holding two open meetings. All candidates to meet today There will be a compulsory meeting for all candidates in the upcoming campus elections in the Great Hall of the Carolina Union at 7:30 p.m. tonight. At the first meeting two weeks ago, very few students attended, but student participation "was very good" at the meeting last Thursday, Cleveland said. . "About eight students had prepared statements, and response from the other students was very good," he said. "It was a very useful meeting." While researching the issue of student participation, the committee was broken down into two subcommittees, one of which studied offices and agencies under the dean of student affairs and the other studied academic affairs. Cleveland said . the students his committee had talked to thus far wanted more student participation in the areas of hiring and firing of professors, the composition of curricula and the degree requirements. "We have found that all departments r and administrative agencies haven't set up channels of communication between students and department heads," he said. He said one of the proposals in the committee's report might be that all departments set up a regularly meeting advisory committee composed of students and faculty to advise the department heads. The committee is composed of four students and six faculty members. I I r ,- " 'in : ' i I vr A ; I '-..' , ... .. . ... Rex, sovereign of Boreas sovereign the winter season. shnwpH Chapel Hill Monday that he is not giving way to spring wmiuui u iiSnt. as me lemperatures dipped down into the 30s, Boreas took control of the west wind and gave an employe at Hector's extra duty to attend to Tuesday afternoon. (Staff photo by Leslie Todd) by Evans Witt Staff Writer The freshman seminars conducted during the fall semesters were an outstanding success according to those who participated in them. A survey of the students in the seminars and the faculty members who taught them showed almost 96 per cent of the students recommend continuing the seminars with a little over 85 per cent of the faculty making the same recommendation. Dr. Mark Appelbaum, dean of Experimental and Special Studies, was a little surprised at the nearly unanimous response. "I've never seen any groups of students agree so completely on anything," he said. "The seminars were a phenomenal success for those who participated in them." The seminars were initiated last fall as a result of the Merzbacher Report on the General College Curriculum and the Godfrey Report on the Future of the University. The survey conducted by Appelbaum and John K. Nelson, dean of the General College, received response from 327 freshmen. Over 85 per cent of the students said they would take another seminar if possible while only nine per cent indicated they would not take another one. Three major suggestions for changes in the program were evident in the comments from the students: (1) The seminars should be made pass-fail; (2) The seminars should count to fulfill the divisional requirements of the General College curriculum; (3) Seminars should be offered on the sophomore level as well as to freshmen. The students who responded said more than 75 per cent of the time that the seminars were more intellectually stimulating than their other classes. The students seemed to express only two criticisms of the program: first, that the courses tended to be more lecture than seminar; and second, that too much previous knowledge was expected of the students. Although the faculty who taught these seminars were not as unrestrained in their praise of the system, they did as a whole GPSF budget now available Request forms for funds from the 1971-72 Graduate and Professional Student Federation budget are now available from John Balson in 419 Dey Hall. Budget requests are due by March 23. express satisfaction with the program and say that the seminars should be continued. Exactly 85.1 per cent of the faculty who responded to the survey thought the seminars should be continued, said they were interested in teaching another seminar and they would recommend to another faculty member that he also teach a freshman seminar. The maximum percentage of the faculty who responded to any of the above questions in a negative vein was 7.4 per cent concerning teaching another freshman seminar. Otherwise, the responses of the faculty to the remainder of the questions agreed with the sentiments expressed by the students. Union to choose president by Sue English Staff Writer Board of group, will The Carolina Union Directors, a student-faculty meet to elect the 1971-72 president of the Carolina Union Activities Group on March 16. Any student who is interested in this job must sign up at the Union Information Desk to be interviewed by a screening committee on March I ! . The screening committee consists of Richie Leonard, president of the Carolina Union; Tommy Bello, president of the student body and Dr. Bill Koch, a professor of botany. After interviewing the students interested in the position, they will submit the names of the candidates that they think are acceptable to the Board of Directors. Any student with a 2.0 average, regardless of class, is eligible for the office of president. Two titles are held by the student who is chosen. As student president of the Carolina Union Activities Group, he will direct such programs as films, speakers, concerts, dramatic productions, gallery shows, dances, coffee-houses, Jubilee and many others. This person will also automatically become chairman of the Board of Directors of the Union. The Board of Directors is a faculty-student body which has final authority over the Union budget and policies concerning the Carolina Union building. The person chosen will then appoint several committee chairmf ' who will aid him in planning the activities tor the next school year."