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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, January 27, 1984, Page 1, Image 1

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Wm Weather Thirty percent chance of rain this morning, with partial clearing in the afternoon. High in the mid-50s. Lows tonight near 30. Luv' Written by the author of Tootsie,' 'Luv' is being pro duced in the UNC Laboratory . Theater on Sunday and Mon day at 4 and 8 p.m. in 06 Graham Memorial Hall. See page 5 for complete story. Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Copyright 1984 The Daily Tar Hed. All rights reserved. Volume 91, Issue 120 Friday, January 27, 1984 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 Political groups oncampusgear for '84 elections By RICHARD J. BOYCE SUff Writer 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 operate. "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 See PARTIES on page 2 -Apt,, rJf t .I'M ;. A V, 'W IX f' 'X:;.i H "J ' - 1 i " OTHZane A Saunders "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 Staff Writer 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 ways. 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- Dalton declares for Student Body President 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 said. 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 j " . V la, i i, r O I ' ' ' Z - OTHSusie Post UNC student goes one-on-one with a youth at 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 ideas. See DILLON on page 2 .Deficit pi ans a cool rece The Associated Press WASHINGTON Treasury 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 budget cuts. 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 ploys." , 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 in government. 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. otion JL 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 a year. 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," Regan said. ssues over still Mresolved BSM 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 organization. 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 Lounge." lounge use 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 worked out." 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 justments needed. 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 See BSM on page 5 candidacy By DICK ANDERSON SUff Writer 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 - - , . Stafford announces plans to seek RH A presidency Mark Dalton Homecoming and candidates' forums could be. televised. Dalton, Residence Hall Association president, has also served on numerous committees. . By JIM YARDLEY Staff Writer Mark Stafford, a junior economics major from Kernersville, has announced his candidacy for Residence Hall Associa tion president. "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. '84 electSonis "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 another. 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 " 4 ' , " -iy i 'S ' ' .. . .. : , tmmm a ' 1 i ' titturn A'.-, i i Mark Stafford 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 mitory parties. "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." , See STAFFORD on page 2

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