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Copyriyht 1985 The Daily Tar Het
Thursday, August 19, 1S35
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
freshmens t tefele aire
By Kevin Meredith
As many as 300 freshmen might
be tripled up in dormitory rooms this
fall at UNC-Chapel Hill because of
an increased demand for campus
housing and a shortage of space,
i Collin E. Rustin, a housing con
tracts official, said last week that 156
women and 150 men were slated for
temporary tripling but that once the
semester begins, they should be able
to move into spaces reserved for
students who have failed to show up.
Although most students will
receive new room assignments during
the first week of school, Rustin said,
it could take from four to six weeks
for students to move into their
permanent rooms because they must
work around their class schedules
and, in some cases, wait for parents
to come back and help them move.
Also, it takes longer to assign new
rooms, for students who smoke
because most students prefer room
mates who dont, Rustin said.
Although chronic housing shor
tages at UNC-CH mean some fresh
men triple up every fall, this year's
number of 300 is particularly high,
Rustin said. The university pre
viously has tripled up to 200 students
temporarily, a record set three years
Rustin said the demand for more
dorm space was primarily due to the
high cost of off-campus housing in
"Would you like to live off campus
and pay what they're charging?" he
A delay in the opening of Kath
erine Carmichael Hall on Stadium
Drive also has increased the demand
for campus housing. The dormitory,
which will house 496 students, won't
be ready this fall after wet weather
and construction delays forced post
ponement of the scheduled - June
Freshmen will be tripling up in the
six residence halls on the south end
of campus, including Avery, Hinton
James, Morrison and Teague.
Some students might feel cramped
because they had more room at
home, Rustin said, but "most of them
will accept it for what it is a
Rustin said that on Aug. 22,
resident assistants will begin checking
rooms for students who have not
arrived. Students who have not
moved in and have not informed
University Housing that they would
See TRIPLES page 24
Fitet&tioe comceff t
Reggae, rock V roll and new
dance music will break the
monotony of registration Tues
day evening when Fallout 5,
UNC-Chapel Hill's second
annual orientation concert, gets
The concert begins at 6 p.m.
in Carmichael Auditorium and
is scheduled to run until 1 a.m.
Max Lloyd, president of Fallout
5, said five bands would
appear at the concert, which is
sponsored by Coca-Cola, Domi
no's Pizza and Hinton Jamesr
Ehringhaus, Morrison and
Scott residence colleges.
The bands, in order of appear
ance, will be: Snatches of Pink,
a high energy rock 'n' roll band;
Flat Duo Jets, playing '60s rock;
Awareness Art Ensemble, des
cribed by Lloyd as "probably the
best reggae band in North
America"; Southern Culture on
the Skids, a band that plays
original rock V roll; and Pres
sure Boys, a band featuring new
PmloMg permits MvMMMe Am
By Hisayo Nishimaru
Parking permits will be distributed
starting Wednesday, August 21, to
junior transfers, new graduate stu
dents and re-instated upperclassmen
who did not pre-register in the spring.
. According to Carolyn Taylor,
office manager in the traffic office
at the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, only those upperclass
men who were not attending the
University during the spring semester
can receive permits on the 21st.
"Most of the students who pre
registered in April and May will
receive some kind of permits," she
Taylor said that the traffic office
decided on the allocation of the
parking permits according to the
percentage of the pre-registered
She said that dorm residents will
have an advantage over the parking
spaces near their dorms.
"There "will be no spaces available
for commuters on north campus
since they will be reserved for north
campus residents," she added.
She said that students who did not
pre-register can still obtain permits
by applying for hardship. "The
student government is responsible for
the allocation of the hardship per
mits," she added.
Ray Jones, chairman of the stu
dent government committee on
parking and transportation, said that
the traffic office granted 170 permits
to the student government for the
"The hardship applicationsare for
students who have hardship and"(are
issued) solely based on it," he said.
The hardship applications will be
available on Wednesday, August 14
in Suite C in the Student Union.
"They are due back 5 p.m. August
28 and no later," Jones said. "The
parking committee will then review
and decide on the priority according
to the students' needs."
He said the list of the chosen
students will be posted on Friday,
September 6 at Suite C. The students
can then pick up their permits at the
traffic office either on Friday. Sep
tember 6 or Monday, September 9
from 8 to 4 p.m.
' "The permits must be claimed by
those two days," he said.
Jones said that this was a big time
since a lot of people did not pre
register in the spring. "We usually
have several hundreds of hardship
applications," he added.
Taylor said that students can
receive any other available permits
every Tuesday starting August 27.
There will be a list of available
permits every Monday at 4 p.m.
outside the traffic office, she said.
"However freshmen cannot obtain
any kind of permits since they cannot
have cars on campus," she added.
UNC ptnoime options atooeidl
By R.H. Steele
Staff Writer .
The fine lines of talk can be both
confusing and costly to Chapel Hill
telephone subscribers now that the
breakup of AT&T has opened a lot
of options in phone services. .
Currently the University has a
contract with Bell South to provide
all dorm residents with local phone
All students should be receiving in ,
the mail a form from Southern Bell
allowing them to sign up in the
summer for telephone service in the
fall. Those not receiving service forms
can contact their dorm's Area Direc
tor who will have sign-up forms
available in the fall.
The service forms mailed to South
ern Bell directly from the students
during the summer or collected by
Area Directors in the fall should be
proccessed so that phone service can
begin within the first week students
arrive on campus. If all else fails, you
can call Southern Bell directlly at
933-5421 to get your phone service
Both on-campus and off-campus
hook ups require a security deposit
if you have not previously been a
Southern Bell customer for a period
of 12 months.
To touch or to dial
There are two types of telephone
hook-ups. A touchtone hookup is
required to operate a touchtone
phone. A rotary hookup is designed
to operate a rotary phone (a phone
with a dialing wheel.) Although a
touchtone phone will not operate on
a rotary line, a rotary phone will
operate on a touchtone line. The
monthly service fee for a rotary line
is $10.77; for a touchtone line it is
Before requesting phone service a
customer should know which of the
two types of lines he needs. If a
hookup is made, then switched, an
additional $10.50 switch fee will be
applied to the customer's bill. -
Southern Bell only provides local
service for those residents living off
campus. According to a report to the
Residence Hall Association, the rates
for local service to off-campus
customers will be deterrnined by the
distance the customer resides from
the main Bell service center. Chapel
Hill city residents will be charged
about $.43 a month for local service.
All local service rates are expected
to increase, however, because Bell
South's loss of long-distance and
equipment rental revenues.
L. Steve Horward, Director of
Telecommunications,; advises stu
dents to chose their long-distance
service, AT&T,: MCI or Sprint, and
to notify Southern Bell of their choice
as they sign up for local service. A
student who fails to do so will
automatically be accessed to AT&T
To buy or to rent
All dorm residents can either
purchase their own phone or rent one
from Southern Bell. Buying instead
of renting, however, is usually less
costly. According to AT&T, a bought
phone can pay for itself within, six,
months, afterwhich it will save you
between $1.50 and $4.60 every
Since Southern Bell's monopoly
on telephone sales has been broken,
students are faced with' an over
whelming range of retail telephone
sellers. Where a student' buys his
telephone is not as important as the
cost and reliability of the phone itself.
Choosing what features one wants is
important as well.
The repeat and the mute buttons
are now standard on almost all
telephones at every price range. The
repeat button allows a caller to redial
the last number he had dialed by
merely pressing the one redial button.
It is useful to try a number that had
been busy or did not answer.
The mute button puts the called
on "hold" by disconnecting the
mouthpiece microphone. While
muted the caller cannot hear or be
heared by the called. The mute
button is the equivalence of a mitten
over the mouthpiece.
See PHONES page 34
IN THIS ISSUE
A good idea for Chapel Hill
The full plans
CHURCHES IN CHAPEL HILL:
A pictorial feature starts
ITEMS OF INTEREST TO INCOMING STUDENTS:
Welcome to UNC
A look at campus media
Stress in college
A took at the Carolina Union
Interviews with UNC graduates
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES X
Help for unplanned pregnancies
Children of divorced parents
D.G. Martin on the "Vacation Ticket"
CHAPEL HILL HISTORY:
Crime in Chapel Hill
See page 38 .
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