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Volume 93, Issue 84
Thursday, October 17, 1985
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
News Sports Arts 962-0245
By KAREN YOUNGBLOOD
Campus Y Associate Director George
Gamble has been fired, and neither
students nor members of the Campus
Y advisory board have been told why.
No one at the Campus Y was told
that Gamble was going to be fired until
the decision had been made, said Roger
Orstad, Campus Y co-president. The
decision came at an advisory board
meeting Oct. 9 and becomes effective
"It was pretty sudden," Orstad said.
"We heard at an advisory board meeting
that his position as associate director
had been terminated due to personal
reasons which had to be kept
Campus Y co-president Kim Rey
nolds said: "People within and outside
of the Y are coming up saying, 4I heard
George was fired. Why?' The answer
is we don't know."
No one in the administration has
commented about why Gamble was
told to leave, said Ingrid Brunk, co
chairman of Students Taking Action for
Nuclear Disarmament, a sub-group of
the Campus Y.
"Everything IVe heard has been by
word of mouth by the students," Brunk
said. "(There's been) nothing from the
administration. I think that's really poor
on the part of the administration."
Leslie H. Garner Jr., chairman of the
Campus Y's advisory board, said many
of the students were surprised abput the
"1 think students are upset because
they have been working with George
for a number of years," he said. "George
has been associate director for three
years, and he's been doing a good job."
Garner said the board's main concern
was to find out more about why Gamble
had been fired.
"We're going to try and get more
information to see that the best interest
of the Campus Y is at heart," he said.
"We'd like more of an explanation.
We're not in a position to judge if it
was a good decision or a bad decision
until we know more about it."
Gamble refused to comment on the
situation. "The changes are not yet
final," he said. "It would not be helpful
for me to talk."
Neither Donald A. Boulton, vice
chancellor and dean of student affairs,
nor Zenobia Hatcher-Wilson, director
of the Campus Y, could be reached for
Reynolds said she was upset because
she felt the essence of the Campus Y
was being ignored.
"In some way, the goals we are
working for are honesty, communica
tion and justice," she said. "We feel the
way things are going on ... is somehow
not in sync with that philosophy."
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By ANJETTA McQUEEN
Residents and alumni of Teague
dormitory displayed tMs sentiment
on abanner in their block at last
Saturday's football game.
"We held it over the upper deck
during halftime," said Ross Powell,
a UNC and Teague alumnus. "But
some University official told us to
give him the banner and then he took
The banner was confiscated
because the University does not
allow banners in Kenan Stadium,
said William Scroggs, assistant
athletic director for operations.
"This is a formal policy," he said.
"We tell people that we have to take
the banners if they don't remove
Alex Poole, a junior Teague
resident, said, "We tried to hang a
banner during last year's Homecom
ing. Some University official just
came and got it and didn't say
The University cannot censor the
banners because that would be
infringing upon First Amendment
rights, Scroggs said.
"A couple of years ago somebody
put up a banner we considered
distasteful. We asked them to
remove it," he said. "A law student
challenged us, so our legal counsel
said if we do not allow one banner,
we cannot allow any, We can't get
into being editors of the banners. We
could open ourselves up to anything
if we continued to allow them."
H.F. Watts, governor of Scott
Residence College, said he felt the
banner policy was not being strongly
"I haven't seen any other banners
taken," he said.
Powell said he felt that allowing
the band to have a sign was unfair.
"I dont see any difference between
ours and theirs," he said.
Scroggs said there was a
"The band, as well as the radio
show, has a sign," he said. "These
are authorized by the University."
' Scroggs said the policy was insti
tuted two years ago. Teresa K
Pollard, adviser to the cheerleaders,
said Domino's Pizza and the UNC
Cheering Squad sponsored a banner
contest during last year's home
"They banned banners in the
stadium during the last three or four
games," she said. "I was working
with the Sweet Carolines at the time,
and the officials told us we couldn't
put them up anymore."
Scroggs said the contest was
"No one ever came to me," he said.
The Domino's contest was sup
ported by the cheerleaders, said
Allan Calarco, assistant di -tor of
The coordinator for the Domino's
contest was not available for
Banner contests are allowed on
areas of the campus excluding the
Stadium, said Scroggs.
"We agree with the enthusiasm
involved in banners and banner
contests," he said, "but we can't allow
Powell said, "I can't understand
why we are the only school in the
ACC that doesn't allow banners. As
long as they are not blocking people's
Watts said Teague residents
realized banners were outlawed, but
the "Fire Crum" banner expressed
a strong sentiment among the
"We think it's pretty funny," he
said. "It's not meant in a bad light.
It's meant in a funny light."
Powell said he was very supportive
of the team, but he saw situations
that were not getting any better.
"... (the banner) not a negative
comment on the team, it's a negative
comment on the coach," he said.
"But, they (the University) don't
want you to hold up something that
is critical of the coach in public."
This fine-feathered friend pauses for a moment, finding a pleasant
perch on a rather unusual branch. The handlebars of a land-bound
bicycle is possibly the place (for a mockingbird, perhaps?) to ponder
the clumsiness of human transportation.
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By DONNA LEINWAND
Homecoming will be revitalized with a week of
events beginning Wednesday and culminating with
the football game against Florida State Oct. 26.
The Carolina Athletic Association, which is
organizing Rampage '85: A Carolina Homecoming,
has scheduled activities including a pep rally, a parade,
an alumni speaker, a comedian and the Homecoming
"Homecoming at Carolina was a big thing many
years back but it faded out," CAA President Mark
Pavao said." "About two years "ago it bottomed out
when Yure N momma, a guy, was elected Homecom
To commemorate N momma's election, Teague
dormitory and the Residence Hall Association are
sponsoring the Yure Nmomma Crowning Party on
Ehringhaus Field Oct. 24. At the party, Teague will
receive Nmomma's crown, which was mistakenly
given to the wrong person at Homecoming two years
This year's Homecoming queen selection process
differed from two years ago. Only senior girls
sponsored by campus organizations were eligible. A
faculty committee chose five finalists from 20
applicants based on academic merit, campus
involvement, personality and achievements, including
extracurricular activities, outside interests, pursuits
"The way the election has progressed shows a move
in the right direction," Pavao said.
The Homecoming queen's counterpart, Mr. UNC,
will be chosen in a contest sponsored by Circle K,
a service group. The contest will be at 8 p.m. Oct.
24 in the Great Hall of the Student Union.
The CAA began working on Rampage 5 last
"We immediately got idealistic," Pavao said. "As
time progressed, we realized there was no precedent
for a flamboyant homecoming. Although Rampage
5 won't be flamboyant, it . will be solid and serve
as a building block for future homecomings.
.V" "We wanted" to get a big concert like James Taylor
or Andy Griffith, but we cant attract a big act until
the . . . (Student Activities Center) is built," Pavao
Comedian Steve Wright will perform at 8 p.m. Oct.
25 in Memorial Hall. Tickets are $12.50 each.
"What we're trying to do is have a moderately
successful homecoming with a minimum amount of
money and a maximum amount of student support,"
said Joe Stewart, CAA co-vice president.
The CAA has spent about $3,000 on Homecoming,
Pavao said. About $1,600 paid for printing and
publicity, and $1,000 went toward speaker Jim
Lampley, a UNC alumnus and ABC Sports
Lampley was also sponsored by the Order of the
Bell Tower and the Campus Governing Council, each
contributing $1,000. Lampley will speak at 8 p.m.
Wednesday in Memorial Hall.
Organizations such as the Black Greek Council,
Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and various UNC
musical and spirit groups are sponsoring Rampage
Pit activities during the week will include a
demonstration by the Karate Club and performances
by the Clef Hangers, the Lorelis, the Black Student
Movement Gospel Choir and the Pep Band.
The CAA is also sponsoring a parade at noon on
Oct. 26, ending with a pep rally in the Ram's Head
parking lot. Six' organizations will enter floats
acquired from a Newport float company at $300 each.
- The "Senior Class has "arranged "td'sir in '"the card
section on the 50-yard line for the Homecoming game.
"We do have a senior card stunt planned in addition
to the regular card stunts," Carol Moss, Senior
Homecoming chairman, said. "We are trying to start
a tradition. This will be the largest number of seniors
all together since freshman convocation."
Chris Hall, a sophomore from Roseboro, said: "I
think they need to bring Homecoming back out. If
they plan everything perfectly, everyone will really
enjoy it and look Toward to it next year. Last year,
the only thing I remember about Homecoming is the
The CAA is keeping accurate records of all it has
done this year in hopes of setting a precedent, Stewart
Pavao said,"The University deserves a proper
Homecoming, the kind indicative of the greatness of
By RACHEL STIFFLER
Despite rumors that Gov. Jim Martin
is considering a fuel tax increase to save
the troubled highway fund, his press
secretary said that such a hike would
come only after several options had
"The governor is just exploring that
possibility. He has never said that there
would be a tax increase," said Tim
Pittman, Martin's press secretary. "The
governor's position is that we might
have trouble down the road with the
highway fund and that we need to look
at all possible solutions."
According to Jim Sughrue, spokes
man in the public affairs division of the
N.C. Department of Transportation,
the problem is already here. He admit
ted that the highway fund, which is
designated for the purpose of construc
tion and maintenance of the state
highway network, is in serious trouble.
"The money for the state highway
fund is raised through fuel taxes,
driver's license fees, auto license plate,
fees, permits, things like that," Sughrue
said. "The problem (with the highway
fund) is not a new one. It started more
than a decade ago. We live in an age
when cars get better and better gas
mileage. Consequently, the highway
fund has virtually gone flat."
He said fee collections this year arev
running behind those of last year, and
the problem is compounded by the fact
that the costs of constructing and
resurfacing roads and of maintaining
the highway patrol are increasing. The
state legislature will more than likely
approve a wage increase for highway
workers, putting more strain on an
already overcrowded budget, he said.
North Carolina's rapid growth rate
is making the problem even worse,
Sughrue said, adding that the state's
population grows an average of 1.5
percent each year, and some of its cities
are growing at twice that rate.
"We estimate the urban needs of the
state to be $2.7 billion statewide, and
the rural needs to be $2.9 billion," he
said. "These are only the present needs.
This doesn't allow for growth."
Sughrue said the problem is serious
because severe traffic problems are
increasing and many industries are
considering development in North
"We're approaching the point that
city traffic will be so severe that it will
begin to work against us," he said. "We
could lose industry and lose jobs. We're
going to need those extra jobs to take
the place of the jobs that are being lost
in the textile industry."
Before recommending that the state
legislature impose a fuel tax, the N.C.
Department of Transportation will take
a look at ways in which the current level
of money can be spent most efficiently
and will also consider other sources of
money, Sughrue said.
"We need to look beyond a simple
gas tax increase," he said. "That is like
a shot in the arm. The state gets that
shot, then a few years later it needs
another fix. We had a fuel tax increase
of three cents in 1 98 1 , and we need
another one now."
The department has formed an
Urban Transportation Task Force to
look at solutions to the problem,
Sughrue said. One solution currently
under consideration would encourage
cities and metropolitan areas to con
tribute to their own highway funds.
"Local contributions will be the keys
tone of the solution," he said.
Another solution would be to buy
land whenever ". possible on cheaper,
undeveloped land instead of on more
expensive land where existing buildings
must be torn down.
Certain traffic engineering strategies
can also drasticallly cut costs, Sughrue
said. He cited as an example the Raleigh
Belt Line, which was widened from five
to seven lanes by narrowing the turning
lane and creating three narrower lanes
on either side.
Only after these options have been
considered will the task force recom
mend a fuel tax increase, he said, adding
that the ; committee will have a final
report, complete with recommenda
tions to the state legislature, ready by
early next year.
By RANDY FARMER
Staff Writer , ' : ; '
The UNC Board of Governors has rejected an NCAA
proposal to lower the academic eligibility standard for
freshmen participating in varsity sports, reaffirming its
committment to a tougher eligibility rule.
The limited eligibility index, proposed by the Presidents'
Commission of the National Collegiate Athletic Association,
is an amendment to Proposition 48, which calls for-a
minimum combined Scholastic Aptitude Test score of 700
and a C average in high school for freshmen athletes at
Division I schools.
The limited eligibility index would allow a student athlete
in a Division I school to use a higher SAT score to compensate
for a core-curriculum grade-point average below 2.0 or to
use a higher grade-point average to compensate for an SAT
score below 700, according to a report from the BOG's Special
Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics.
The core-curriculum grade-point average is computed from
the student's grades in English, math, history and science.
The proposal also would allow grant-in-aid students who
did not meet this standard to retain four years of athletic
eligiblity after their freshmen year, as opposed to three years
of eligibility under the unamended Propositon 48.
The rule, which has been approved by the NCAA and
takes affect next fall, would prohibit freshmen in Division
I schools from practicing or participating in varsity sports,
said Samuel H. Poole, chairman of the Special Committee
on Intercollegiate Athletics.
Fifteen UNC system schools have NCAA memberships.
Eight of those are in Division I: N.C. State, UNC, East
Carolina, Appalachian State, N.C. A.&T., UNC-Charlotte,
UNC-Wilmington and Western Carolina.
Division II and III schools in the UNC system could admit
and deny students according to their own standards, as long
the standards complied with UNC systemwide standards,
Poole said. UNC system minimum standards require a
student to have a high school diploma and meet core-
curriculum requirements, Poole said.
The NCAA Special Committee on Academic Standards,
the other NCAA committee that wanted to change
Proposition 48, earlier had proposed an eligibility index that
set a 1 ,500-point formula for freshmen to meet before
participating in collegiate athletics.
The index would multiply the student's grade-point average
by 400 and then add his SAT score. If the total score was
1,500 or more, the student could participate. The BOG
rejected this proposal in September.
The difference between the two indexes is that the NCAA
presidents' index would not allow a student athlete to have
a grade-point average less than 1.8 (a D-plus) or an SAT
score lower than 660, whereas the 1,500-point index would
allow a student to score 400 (the lowest possible) on the
SAT and remain eligible if he had a grade-point average
of 2.75 (a C-plus).
The BOG committee said in its supplement report to the
BOG last week that it was concerned about keeping academic
and educational values ahead of varsity competition.
Regarding freshmen eligibility, Poole said the BOG should
remember the report that was adopted unanimously last
September opposing the NCAA committee's eligibility index.
He expressed the committee's support for Proposition 48.
"We expect our Division I institutions to be in full
compliance with Proposition 48 by August 1986," Poole said
in the report. "We anticipate that efforts to amend 48' will
continue until January 1986, when the NCAA meets again.
However, we remain firm in our position that this is a
minimum standard that should not be lowered.
"Our report indicates a need for a strong eligibility
standard, but it is obvious that the national debate on this
subject is not over. The action of the Presidents' Commission
of the NCAA last week is an example of this continuing
If the NCAA approves a proposal to weaken Proposition
48 then the BOG committee would adopt a policy similar
. to the proposition, Poole said Wednesday.
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