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Volume 91, Issue 120
Friday, January 27, 1984
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
for '84 elections
By RICHARD J. BOYCE
Both the College Republicans and the Young. Democrats at
UNC are gearing up to become active forces in the 1984 elec
tions. Democratic gubernatorial candidates Rufus Edmisten, Eddie
Knox and Tom Gilmore all have active campaigns on campus
staffed by Young Democrats . The two Democratic contenders
for lieutenant governor, Bob Jordan and Carl Stewart, also
have campus campaigns and students are working for two
presidential candidates Alan Cranston and Gary Hart.
Young Democrats president Harry Kaplan said about 80
students are working on the Gilmore campaign. Kaplan, also
president of Gilmore's UNC organization, said the guber
natorial candidates' forum held last Saturday in the Carolina
Union made students more aware of what the Young Democrats
are doing on campus. About 300 people attended the forum,
which featured six candidates for governor.
Students for Rufus, the campus organization supporting Ed
misten, has about 70 UNC supporters, while the Knox group at
the University has about 50 members.
For the College Republicans, the situation is different. Jim
Martin is the clear front-runner for the Republican governor's
nomination, and there is no formal campaign organization on
campus for the - 9th District congressman, said College
Republicans president Ray Shimer. The Republicans also plan
to line themselves up behind Sen. Jesse Helms and President
Reagan in their re-election efforts.
And as Bill Cobey of Chapel Hill again seeks the 4th District
congressional seat, the College Republicans will add their sup
port. As of now, however, no heavy campaigning has taken
place, Shimer said.
Kaplan said the Young Democrats are more active on the
UNC campus because of the different ways the two parties
"They (the Republican Party) think that they can just spend
money on television ads, and they don't spend money on grass
roots campaigns," he said.
"They are extreme. You can say what you think and be in the
Democratic Party. You can be liberal or moderate, but you
can't if you are a Republican."
Both moderate and more conservative republicans are active
in Chapel Hill, Kaplan said, but the more conservative branch
controls the state Republican Party and the local chapter of the
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"Pieces' 9 protesters
Marchers demonstrate against the movie "Pieces" at the Franklin Street Post Office
Thursday night. Protesters totalled 50-60 by night's end. "Pieces" is a horror film in
which a chainsaw-wielding dean kills several college women.
in juvenile offenders program
By KATHY NORCROSS
What happens to the 12-year-old purse snatcher who
comes from a broken home? What about the 15-year-old
girl who is arrested for prostitution? What happens to
the youths who are arrested because they have com
mitted misdemeanors and felonies, including capital of
fenses? Some 85 of these youths from all across North
Carolina attend the C.A. Dillon School, a maximum
security school for juvenile offenders.
But what do they do?, Who helps them? Do they ever
get out? v
Because of the determination of Sarah Britt, Dillon's
director of volunteer services, college students from
Chapel Hill have become an integral part of the program
for the last three years. UNC students help in a variety of
A lot of Dillon's students need one-on-one contact to
build their self esteem, so volunteers help in this capaci
ty, Britt said. If volunteers have skills or talents to share,
Britt sets them up in group activities ranging from
creative writing, art and needlework to recreational ac
tivities such as wrestling. The Fellowship of Christian
Athletes has participated by involving the students in
basketball and volleyball. Volunteers help with letter
writing and off-campus visits, including shopping trips,
which encourage socialization, Britt said. Volunteers can
also help as tutors and leaders of Bible studies.
"These children really do look forward to the volun-
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teers coming," Britt said. "A lot of them have not had
the opportunity to have the individualized, personalized
attention that volunteers can give to them. The volun
teers are the ones who give them their personal time."
She said that there have been very few volunteers who
have not completed their contracts of one- to two-hour
visits a week for six months and that the majority of
those who did quit, did so because of time conflicts.
Volunteers find that they learn a lot about the emotion
ally disturbed. "It's been very rewarding to them to work
with their particular student and see the progress," Britt
Bradley Hamlin, a UNC law student, said that the
rewards are not immediate but that the difficulty of help
ing the students, like any other job that's worthwhile,
takes time often years.
"You begin to look into their eyes it's frightening,"
Hamlin said. "They're not being prepared to do
anything. Many aren't educated. They're afraid to talk,
afraid to get too close. They're hurt.
"I am stranger to them than they are to me," Hamlin
said. "I haven't even told them I'm a lawyer. After all,
what have lawyers done for them?"
Laura Hardin, who first worked with two girls and
then led a group in cross stitching Christmas ornaments,
has enjoyed participating in the program.
"I really think it's worth people putting a couple of
hours into it," Hardin said. "One of the things I found
out was that they're no different than anyone else. Most
of them just need individual attention. We have more
than they ever had the chance to get. I really feel we
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Dillon School a part of program therapy.
should share some of our love. I felt that the main thing
was showing them that someone was on their side, that
someone could agree with them."
Steve Dougherty, a first-year graduate student, in
marine chemistry, found the students receptive to new
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The Associated Press
Secretary Donald T. Regan said Thurs
day that when a bipartisan commission
studies ways to slash the record budget
deficit, "nothing is non-negotiable" ex
cept that the administration sees no need
for major tax increases or big defense
Congressional Democrats, meanwhile,
were cool to President's Reagan's
election-year offer Wednesday night to
enter negotiations with a bipartisan
delegation from Congress aimed at find
ing ways to trim the budget deficit by
$100 billion over three years.
House Majority Leader Jim Wright of
Texas, who would represent House
Democrats on the bipartisan group, said
he is concerned about Reagan's "proven
propensity for going back on agreements
and turning them into public relations
After an appearance before the con
gressional Joint Economic Committee,
the morning after the president's State of
the Union address, Regan told reporters
that "everything is on the table" when a
, deficit-cutting commission meets.
The treasury secretary quickly added
that the administration prefers to start the
effort by closing tax loopholes, reducing
domestic spending and eliminating waste
Reagan himself said Wednesday night
that his goal is "prompt agreement on a
bipartisan deficit-reduction plan," but he
was adamant in opposing any retreat
from his costly military buildup or a ma
jor tax boost.
Reagan's first target would be to slash
about $100 billion from deficits expected
to total around $600 billion over the next
three years, starting with a projected
deficit of $184 billion in the current fiscal
year which ends next Sept. 30.
The commission proposal, said Sen.
Lawton Chiles of Florida, senior
Democrat on the Senate Budget Commit
tee, is either "a great opportunity or a
very good political ploy. ' '
Rep. James Jones, D-Okla., chairman
of the House Budget Committee, said he
would prefer a House-passed initiative,
now awaiting Senate action, that calls for
an economic summit meeting of the presi
'dent and congressional leaders of both
parties that would have to draft a deficit
slashing program within 45 days.
4 'This would be a better approach than
to have another commission to report
back after the election," Jones said.
Regan's testimony echoed the presi
dent's assessment that the way to wipe
out deficits is to cut federal spending. But
the treasury secretary had one new pro
gram to propose a liberalized In
dividual Retirement Account, for non
working spouses, at an estimated three
year cost of $1.9 billion.
Under existing law, a worker may set
aside up to $2,000 of earnings a year in an
IRA, and neither the money nor the in
terest it earns is taxed until withdrawn,
after age 59Vi . If both spouses work, they
can claim a maximum of $4,000 in tax
. deductible IRA savings, but if one spouse
does not work, the couple can split $2,250
Regan proposed 'raising the total for
the one-earner couple to $4,000 a year.
He also proposed that a divorcee be
. allowed to count alimony as income eligi
ble for an IRA.
Regan said a treasury study on simpli
fying the tax system . which the presi
dent mentioned Wednesday night was
intended not to raise revenues but make it
easier for people to pay their taxes. "We
will try to come out revenue-neutral,"
By CHARLES F. WALLINGTON
Staff Writer '
Members of the Carolina Union Board
of Directors voted in December to
allocate space in the newly renovated
Chase Hall to the Black Student Move
ment, but unrest still exists over the issue.
Some BSM members are concerned
about the management of the new Upen
do Lounge and how reservations for its
use will be scheduled.
"If it's our property then we should
operate it," said Union Board member
Fred Lee, assistant professor of political
science. "I have real problems in saying
we're going to delegate operation of this
piece of Union property separately from
other Union property."
Lee explained that he was concerned
about the Board running the risk of hav
ing to deal with other students asking why
special consideration was made for one
Lee's concern stems from the wording
of recommendation -No. 1 of the Chase
Union Study Board Group, which states
that "approximately 2,000 square feet
should be allocated to the Black Student
Movement and should be called Upendo
Board member Mark Appelbaum, pro
fessor of psychology, suggested deleting
the word "allocate" from the recommen
dation. "If the word allocate is used, it
will create a problem. It says you're going
to let them, (BSM) use it and have them
allow others to use it at their discretion."
But board member Kinnell King, pro
fessor of English, said he thought the
board had already agreed that the BSM
would have a place that could serve as a
base for their activities,
"My guess is that it's going to run very
smoothly," King said. "There may be
one or two small problems at the beginn
ing, but I'm sure these details can be
Other concerns among board members
are rooted in the question of how reserva
tions for Upendo will be handled.
Appelbaum recommended allowing the
BSM to handle all reservations on a one
or two-semester experimental basis. At
the end of this time, the board would
review the procedure and make any ad
As recommendation No. 2 of the
Chase Union Study Board Group reads
now, "at the beginning of each semester,
the BSM and its allied organizations (The
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By DICK ANDERSON
Mark Dalton, a junior political science
major from Kannapolis, has announced
his candidacy for student body president.
"Students deserve more than rhetoric
and idealistic campaign promises,"
Dalton said. I know what needs to be
done, what can realistically be ac
complished by a student government and
how to, in the end, make this office effec
tive in the eyes of the students.
' "One of the most important aspects of
campaigning is to listen to those who
have ideas," Dalton said. "For that
reason, I will be careful that I don't pro
mise things that I can't deliver or that no
one really cares about anyway."
Dalton said he was uncertain at this
point how student government would be
organized if he is elected. "Before I can
tell you the structural changes that need
to be made, I must first explore the type
of structure that my organization will
need to function effectively," he said.
Dalton addressed the dorm telephone
situation saying that it would not be
resolved after modular jacks were' install
ed in the spring. Problems will arise, he
said, over the question of a measured rate
versus a standardized rate a flat mon
thly charge versus an itemized charge bas
ed on the number of calls made locally. :
With legislation pending to raise the
legal drinking age in North Carolina from
19 to 21, Dalton said that UNC, as the
"premier institution in the state," should
explore the alcohol legislation in detail.
The University is also considering bann
ing the practice of buying alcohol for
residence hall functions with student fees
a move Dalton said he opposes. "It's
an insult to the mentality of the
students," he said. "It's saying, 'You're
not mature enough to use alcohol respon
sibly. "Student government must also use its
' resources and influence to get cable TV in
the residence halls and to build our own
television station," Dalton said, adding
that University functions such as
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Homecoming and candidates' forums
could be. televised.
Dalton, Residence Hall Association
president, has also served on numerous
By JIM YARDLEY
Mark Stafford, a junior economics
major from Kernersville, has announced
his candidacy for Residence Hall Associa
"It's fun to do this kind of work,"
Stafford said. "RHA tries to be as un
political as possible, .yet there's just
enough party work and working with
people, and I like that. I basically want to
keep working on what I've been doing for
the past two years, which is working in
the RHA." - . :
If elected, Stafford said he would con
centrate on developing the "working rela
tionship between the RHA, the admis
sions department and housing in order to
find a solution to the housing shortage.
"RHA can't do anything concerning
housing by itself," he said. "The deci
sions concerning housing policy or
anything concerning dorm residents have
to come from the housing department or ',
the proper administrative channels.''
Although Stafford said he was not in
favor of randomized housing, he said he
thought "the integration of University
housing needed to change during the next
few years. "
As a solution to the University housing
integration problem, Stafford proposed a
change in the lottery process to allow
preliminary drawings for groups as large
as six people to move from one area to
Stafford said it would be necessary to
take the spaces that would be allotted to
transferring groups from the incoming
freshman allotment of spaces rather jthan
from returning students.
Stafford said that, if elected, he would
concern himself with the more personal
side of residence hall life.
"I don't want to come off like I'm all
policy," he said. "Students pay social
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fees to their dorms and they expect
something in return. This past year, the
biggest failure of student dormitory
representatives was that there were not
nearly enough inter-area or interdor
"If elected, I would call at least three
meetings per semester of social chairper
sons," he said. "All it takes to make a
party with another area is knowing who
to call." ,
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