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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 93, Issue 115
Wednesday, January 30, 1985
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By DIANTHA PINNER
Special to the DTH
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK
The first effective drug to prevent
or reduce recurrent outbreaks of genital
herpes has been approved by the Food
and Drug Administration for sale to the
public, Burroughs Wellcome Co.
Zovirax Capsules (acyclovir), deve
loped by Burroughs Wellcome,' are a
major improvement over previous
forms of therapy, said Richard H.
Clemons, senior clinical research scient
ist in the virology section at the
company. The oral form of the drug
can be prescribed as daily treatment to
prevent outbreaks in people with
frequent recurrences. Some people have
outbreaks as often as 12 or more times
a year. The drug can also be prescribed
on a short-term basis to reduce the
duration and severity of symptoms in
initial and recurrent outbreaks, he said.
Zovirax Capsules will be available to
the public Feb. 11, according to Glenn
By DEVI SEN
Alert Cable of Carrboro is adding
nine new channels to its cable lineup
this week, including the Nashville
Network, the Black Entertainment
Channel and the Christian Broadcasting
Beginning Friday, Alert will be able
to broadcast 30 channels, with four
additional channels reserved for future
use. One of these channels was initially
reserved for the Playboy Channel, but
the channel was pulled by Alert during
the franchise negotiations last fall.
" We haven't made a decision on it
yet," Pete Pettis, vice president of Alert
Cable, said. "We haven't seen much
interest, so we're going to hold off
determining what to do."
Carrboro's franchise agreement,
however, would allow the town to
terminate its contract with Alert if the
company is convicted of broadcasting
Among the new channels Alert will
add include the Financial News Net
work, The Weather Channel, Satellite
Programming Network, WXII-TV 12,
Black Entertainment Network, Chris
tian Broadcasting Network, Commun
ity Billboard, C-Span Governmental
Access and The Nashville Network.
Pettis said Satellite Programming
Network was a family-oriented consu
mer channel where health and financial
news were broadcasted continuously.
The Black Entertainment Channel
will air programs of interest for black
viewers in the community, Pettis said.
CBN, the Christian Broadcast Net
work, is a station that will offer family
shows and movies, "Not just a hundred
percent religion," Pettis said.
One channel, broadcast from Wash
ington, D.C., is known as C-Span
Governmental Access. This channel will
show live sessions in both the House
of Representatives and the Senate,
The Nashville Network, TNN, a
country music channel, will serve as
Alert's version of the Grand Ole Opry,
according to Pettis.
WXII-TV 12 Winston-Salem, a NBC
affiliate, is the final channel added to
the cable lineup.
"We are making the system compat
ible for Chapel Hill," Pettis said.
He said that the basic service rate
would jump from $7.50 to $10, while
the expanded service rate would
increase from $3 to $4. Expanded
service rate with a deluxe converter will
rise from $5 to $6.
The only 'prop' these students need in
Theatre. The students lean back, relax
drug for treating recurrent herpes
Moser, assistant product manager for
Zovirax. The cost of the capsules will
depend on the frequency and level of
dosage. For initial outbreaks, recom
mended treatment will cost $30 to $34,
and for recurrences, $15 to $17 each.
In the case of long-term preventive
treatment, the capsules will cost $50 to
$54 per month.
"For the first time, the patient is in
control of the disease rather than at the
mercy of the disease, Clemons said.
Clinical studies of Zovirax Capsules
show the drug is highly effective in
preventing recurrent outbreaks, accord
ing to a Burroughs Wellcome press
release. In one study, 71 percent of those
receiving the drug had no recurrences.
Almost all of those who did not receive
the drug experienced recurrent attacks
during the treatment period.
Studies show short-term treatment is
also highly effective, Clemons said. On
the average, Zovirax Capsules stop
virus activity within 24 hours, prevent
ing the formation of new blisters. Sores
By JANET OLSON
After the first Residence Hall
Association-sponsored forum held at
Morrison dormitory Monday night,
several students and student body
president candidates said they were
unhappy with RHA-imposed time
limits on the forum's question-and-answer
"I don't think the students got a very
good feel for the candidates from the
Morrison forum," SBP candidate Max
Based on RHA guidelines, Morrison
officers allowed each SBP candidate
two minutes to state their platform and
then opened the floor to a 12-15 minute
John McCarthy, Morrison treasurer,
said students complained after the
forum that all the candidates were not
allotted equal time and that the
question-and-answer period was too
Many of the complaints arose after
James Exum, who ran for student body
president last year, asked candidates
who supported funding for the Black
Student Movement to explain their
stands on the issue. Because the ques
tion and answer session was nearing its
time limit, only one candidate was
allowed to address the issue.
In a phone interview yesterday, Exum
said the time limit made it impossible
Rhodes Scholar Hadley
By KEVIN WASHINGTON
When British imperialist Cecil John
Rhodes left $20 million to Oxford
University to set up a scholarship
program for aspiring young leaders in
1902, he probably didn't have UNC
senior Robyn Hadley in mind.
Although Rhodes wouldn't have
questioned Hadley 's academic abilities,
he might have raised an eyebrow at her
sex and color. On Dec. 15, Hadley
joined 31 other American college
students selected as Rhodes Scholars,
becoming the third black woman in the
program's history to receive the pres
tigious scholarship. Karen Stevenson, a
1978 UNC graduate, was the first black
"Any time a black American or
minority decides to apply for anything,
she or he has to deal with the historical
and contemporary actualities," the 21-year-old
said. "I didnt apply for the
scholarship in a vacuum.
"But education unlocks doors, and
we take these opportunities. The time
Hadley, a political science major
from Graham, will begin studies at the
English university in October 1985.
She speaks quietly and sincerely
The foolish and the dead
Professor Arthur Housman's Drama
and prop up their feet as they listen
already present also heal faster, within
five to seven days, he said.
"We believe this is an important day
for herpes sufferers," said Samuel W.
Singleton, vice president of Burroughs
Wellcome s medical division.
While Zovirax provides significant
treatment of herpes, it does not cure
the disease, said Sandra Lehrman,
senior research scientist in the virology
department. The drug also does not
provide any guarantee the virus will not
be transmitted to a sexual partner.
Previous therapy included an oint
ment form of Zovirax, available since
March 1982, for the treatment of initial
outbreaks. Applied to the skin, it was
able only to treat the blisters sympto
matic of the disease. An intravenous
form of Zovirax also has been available
since October 1982 but has been limited
to the treatment of cancer and trans
plant patients whose immune systems
were suppressed and patients whose
initial outbT-eaksvere severe tcf
time limits imposed in RHA forum
But two minutes is not
enough time to even say
hello. y Patricia Wallace
for students to decide where candidates
stood on the issues and to differentiate
"Why have a forum if you can't really
get answers from all the candidates?"
Exum said. "I see forums as the chance
for students to see the candidates more
in-depth and for the candidates to go
as deep on an issue as the students will
SBP candidates said they could not
present their ideas effectively because
of the time limits.
"It's nice to have an opportunity to
speak to students in their dorms," SBP
candidate Patricia Wallace said. "But
two minutes is not enough time to even
Candidate Joe Stewart said the RHA
forums presented another problem
because they did not guarantee all
candidates equal time to speak.
Campus Governing Council Repre
sentative Marshall Mills, who was also
at the forum Monday night, agreed,
saying the forum was unfair because
each candidate couldn't respond to the
"Some of the candidates got their
points across," Mills said. "But across
there is an ethereal quality to the way
she reflects upon the Rhodes Scholar-
ship and what in her
life led to her
She said she
always had been
"When I was in
high school, I was
she said, "student
ics just anything.
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Today, Hadley works with and
belongs to a multitude of UNC
organizations from Delta Sigma Theta
sorority to Campus Y.
But it wasn't always like that. When
Hadley first came to the University as
a freshman Morehead Scholar, she just
wanted to play basketball and study,
"By my spring sophomore semester,
I had set an academic base, and that's
when I stepped right into Student
Her participation in extracurricular
alone never change their opinion.
16 class is the stage of Playmakers'
to Housman's lecture.
Negative side effects of the drug are
minimal, Clemons said. The most
common side effects experienced are
nausea, vomiting and headache. But the
effects are relatively infrequent, short
lived and not severe enough to cause
the patient to stop taking the drug.
Results of studies to date show no
indication of long-term effects such as
cancer or mutation.
Genital herpes is a disease caused by
one of five related human herpes viruses
that can result in a variety of infections,
including cold sores, chicken ' pox,
shingles and mononucleosis. The Cen
ters for Disease Control estimate that
between 5 and 20 million Americans
suffer from genital herpes and that there
are 300 to 500 thousand new cases each
The disease is life-long and recurrent,
existing in a latent form until activated
by such conditions as stress, lack of
sleep, poor nutrition, menstruation and
"lever" Tliefe is no knowri" treatment or
cure for the latent form, Lehrman said.
the board, it didn't work at all."
RHA president Mark Stafford
agreed the time limits posed problems,
especially in a nine-candidate race. "But
unless three of four of them want to
drop out of the race, there's nothing
you can do about it," he said.
In setting the format for the RHA
forums, Stafford said RHA Governing
Board members considered the resi
dents before the candidates. Members
felt if the forums lasted too long,
residents would lose interest, he said.
"We knew the press would cover the
major offices in-depth, so we just
wanted to make sure every candidate
for every office had a chance to be seen,"
But he added that RHA told officers
in each residence area that they were
free to change the forum formats. And
in instances like that at Morrison
Monday night, Stafford said students
and candidates were free to talk about
the issues after the forum officially
McCarthy, who called the Morrison
forum to an end Monday night, agreed
there were problems with the forum.
"But I think the reason people are
making a big deal out of this is because
Morrison was the first (RHA) forum."
Should the SBP race go into a runoff,
' Stafford said RHA hoped to hold a
debate. "But between now and then,
we're just doing the best we can."
places priority on extending horizons
activities, she said, was part of her
balance a balance important to her
"I got involved in politics because I
felt I could make a significant contri
bution to society and help humanity in
general," she said. "And I try to be
openminded about things to facilitate
Hadley said she constantly was
making a conscientious effort to
broaden her experiences. "My junior
year, spring semester, I took off and
went to (Spellman College in Atlanta),"
she said. "I wanted to do something very
different, and I'd always thought about
going to a black college. It was inter
esting because I had my first black
female professor at the age of 21.
"Part of me was happy about that,
yet part of me was not so happy. It
seemed to me that I should have had
that opportunity before."
She said Spellman not only exposed
her to students from across the country,
but also helped her personalize her
education. "1 didn't go because I didn't
like UNC," she said.
'I just needed something radically
different. I think one becomes lethargic
in terms of ideas if she stays in one place
Message called attack on BSM
hidden by accusation of racism
By JEFF HIDAY
Candidates for student body presi
dent last night condemned a poster that
depicts candidate Patricia Wallace as
a racist and by implication attacks the
Black Student Movement.
Copies of the poster, which features
a picture of Alabama Gov. George
Wallace, have been found in the Student
Union, Davis Library and Phillips Hall.
Student Body President Paul Parker
said yesterday he had evidence showing
that the poster was in no way connected
with the BSM or any SBP candidate.
No one has claimed responsibility for
the poster, but Parker said his office
had "substantial evidence to indicate
that this poster was developed by one
individual." Parker refused to name the
suspect, saying the matter was being
handled by Student Attorney General
Keith Johnson's office.
"We have a signed statement from
a printing company which says that they
printed the poster for a particular
individual; they have given us the name
in a signed statement," Parker said in
a letter to Johnson and Anne Bowden,
associate dean of students. Parker
would not name the printing company.
Parker, BSM President Sherrod
Banks, Elections Board Chairman
Edwin Fountain and eight of nine SBP
candidates discussed the poster in an
informal meeting last night and issued
a statement condemning the poster.
"We believe that this scheme was
designed to attack the BSM," the
statement reads in part. "We denounce
such a tactic and condemn this action
that sought to use Patricia Wallace's
name as a means of attacking the BSM."
All the candidates stressed a need to
make it clear that the poster was in no
way related to any of the SBP candi
dates or to the BSM.
However, all agreed that the poster
attacks the BSM by incorrectly imply
: ing that the' BSM had something to do
with the poster. Some believed the
poster to be an attempt to prevent the
BSM from getting constitutional fund
ing, an issue voters will decide in
Tuesday's campus elections.
"The intent of the poster is to stir
up racial tensions, and I think it is
deliberately intended to convey confu
sion, and therefore misunderstanding,
and prey on some of the most base
instincts of human nature," Parker said.
"I would encourage members of the
University community to disregard it
for what it is a gross misrepresen
tation of facts."
Said BSM President Banks: "An
action was taken against the BSM in
order to prevent the BSM from getting
constitutional funding. My organiza
tion because of that poster is in trouble
unless we do something about (the
Besides a picture of George Wallace,
the poster includes the three-time
Alabama governor's infamous quote, "I
. . . say segregation today, segregation
tomorrow, segregation forever!" Below
that, the poster reads: "P. Wallace Votes
NO on BSM Constitutional Funding,
Patricia Wallace is one of five
candidates opposed to constitutional
funding for the BSM. The other four
candidates favor such funding.
Student leaders including Parker,
Fountain, Carolina Union President
Terry Bowman, Student Body Treas
urer Allen Robertson and most SBP
candidates jointly issued another
statement condemning the poster. The
Summers have also provided Hadley
time to broaden her experiences. Last
summer she interned in Los Angeles
with Mayor Tom Bradley.
Hadley said scholarship, when bal
anced, also allowed for a variety of
"To me a scholar is more than a grade
point average," she said. "Being a
scholar is more than retaining facts; you
have to apply those facts to situations.
The Rhodes committee wasn't looking
for a 4.0'; they were looking for
someone who could show balance."
Nevertheless, the Rhodes Scholar
ship was not foremost in her mind until
recently. "It wasn't like I planned to be
one,' she said. "I don't think you can
plan to be one."
Along with 15 other UNC students,
Hadley applied in late October to the
University's committee. The committee
chose three candidates Hadley was
not one, but she refused to give up.
"I applied independently (to the state
committee) despite the fact that I knew
without the University behind me, I was
at a disadvantage," she said.
Hadley and the student body pres
ident at N.C. State University were
'The nine candidates for
the Office of Student Body
President want to give the
facts: a poster has been
circulated falsely depicting
Patricia Wallace of racism
and by its presence implies
that the Black Student
Movement attacks her.
'We believe that this
scheme was designed to
attack the BSM. We
denounce such a tactic and
condemn this action that
sought to use Patricia
W allaces name as a means
of attacking the BSM. 1
signed by all candidates
"I Toss the Gauntlet before
the Feet of Tyrrany , and Say
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'This poster seeks to
destroy and retard,
tion, the ideals of tolerance
and respect for others. y
signed by various stu
statement says the poster "blatantly
seeks to undermine the morals and
ethics" of the University, and, "The
poster seeks to destroy and retard,
through misrepresentation, the ideals of
tolerance and respect for others."
No one was sure yesterday of exactly
what charges would be brought against
the suspect. "It is my opinion that the
person(s) who perpetrated this act is
are in violation of the Student Honor
Code," Parker said.
According to the Student Code,
"Expulsion or suspension, or lesser
sanctions, may result from the commit
ting of any of the following offenses,"
one of which is Section II. D. 1. (b):
"Furnishing of false information, with
intent to deceive, to members of the
University community who are acting
in the exercise of their official duties."
selected to represent the state at the
"I went to interview on Dec. 1 1 and
12," she said. "They asked me what
books I'd read, questions about politics,
the racial climate, my philosophical
perspective, research I had done ... It
was literally the kind of interview you
cannot study for.
"What I did, though, was reread the
application and try to second-guess the
interview. It was like a conversation.
If I didn't know, I told them I didn't
Hadley was among 1,148 candidates
from 33 colleges and universities across
And on Dec. 15, she was shocked
' to find herself in something of a winner's
She said she planned to study phi
losophy, politics and economics at
Oxford. "Not only will it give me an
edge in terms of formal education, it
will allow me to attain an international
perspective on my studies," she said.
After Oxford, Hadley said she didn't
know what she would do. "I may try
to get a Ph.D.," she said. "But I think
111 play it by ear.
"I like to play it by ear."