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For CAA. . .
As Student Congress speaker
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to represent the students of this University.
Now. t want to continue my service in Student
Government as your student body president.
First and foremost. 1 know SG and will be
effective in using this knowlege to benefit
Students. I also know the University admin
istration, and tny credibility will allow me to
represent student views with greater
As president, I will build on programs of
the current administration with new initiative,
providing for a continuity not usually found
in the Executive Branch. 1 wilt also maintain
my commitment to projects begun by this
year's congress. Some particular issues about
vhich 1 am most concerned are proposed
For SBP . . .
To the editor:
un i uesaay, siuaenis nave me .
opportunity to vote for Brian
Bailev as Student Bodv Presi
dent. He is undoubtedly the best
choice. What separates Bailey
from other candidates? "Back to
Campus." the theme of his cam
paign, stresses his desire to
address student needs first and
' foremost. The obvious difference
between Bailey and the other
candidates is that not only does
Bailev know the true needs of
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students, out tie otters a pian to
meet those needs as well, a plan
that can be realized.
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passes several ideas. First, Bailey
will truly get student involvement
by setting up the "representative
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gates from every dorm and area .
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on campus to neip mm solicit
ideas, opinions and involvement
from all types of students.
Second and perhaps most
distinctive. Bailey is the only
candidate reaching out to South
Campus. He wants to create a
free shuttle loop from North
Campus to South Campus. He
plans to set up a branch of
Student Government, a branch
tf RAPE escort and a Hbrary
book drop on South Campus.
: Third, "Back to Campus"
means concentrating on issues
that have a direct effect on
students, issues like .iransporta-
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. ity. Bailey wants to put more
emphasis on these issues because
not only do they need to be
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be there to assist the groups by
telling them whom to talk to.
what to do, how to protest and
so on. Non-campus issues will
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take up SG time and energy that
should be . focused toward cam
- Bailey wants SG to work for
the students. He has concrete
ideas that can be realized. I urge
everyone to look at Bailey's
platforms and to compare them
to those of the other candidates.
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Please vote Brian Bailey for
SBP on Feb. 3.
JEFF N. TAYLOR
To the editor:
...This is not a gushing letter of
praise, it is a simple story from
a One-in-the-crowd UNC stu
dent. It's a story about someone
just like you and just like me.
Someone who wants equality for
all students and fairness for us
in the sometimes clouded and
biased bureaucracy of this uni
versity. Someone who wants lo
work for us and with us to make
a difference at UNC, to take our
To the editor.
After a semester of taking an
active role in Student Govern
ment and voicing the. concerns
I of her constituents, Stephanie
Ahlschwede is running for re-
; election. A vote for Stephanie
on Feb. 3. will guarantee fair
and equal representation for
each person in Dist. 14 (SRC);
She has solicited student opin
ions about, the guaranteed
sophomore housing issue, sup
; ported resolutions' requesting'
the recognition of Dr. Martin
Luther King's birthday, and she
opposes NCAA drug testing
and the University's support of
this policy. If somewhere in this,
process a student feels misre
presented or without a voice.
tuition increases and federal aid cuts, campus
security, fiscal responsibility in student
government and student representation.
Last year, I lobbied against tuition increases
with the Association of Student Governments,
and wc were successful in keeping in-state
tuition from rising. Now, we must work to
prevent increases tn tuition for both in- and
out-of-state students. These potential increases
arc even more detrimental in light of proposed
cuts in student aid.
My commitment to the student patrol
initiated by this year's congress demonstrates
my concern for campus security. SG funded
the neccessary equipment in a one-time
expenditure, and the University will pay
students to patrol the campus, providing both
a safer environment and student jobs. '
Fiscal responsibility in SG is another
personal concern.. As a congress member, I
have voted to allocate student activities fees
fairly and efficiently, eliminating unnecessary
expenditures t will continue in these econom
ically responsible policies as president.
concerns off the back burner. His
name is David Brady. You may
remember him from last years
election. He's still pushing for
you and for me the average
And he's had experience
within this campus government,
alt the way back to high school.
Even then he was a strong and
inspiring leader, active in the
Statewide Student Government
Association and a known and
respected name among officers
all over the state. He has worked
with kids on the high school and
junior high levels at conventions
to help develop their leadership
skills. Though drive and spirit,
he has touched the lives of many.
He has shown determination and
devotion and has led students for
a long time.
He is your chance at a better .
UNC. He wants this office for
all of us. He4s standing up for
it again because he knows he is
the right person for the job
and because he wants you to
know it too.
You must be thinking as you
read this letter; "Whoever wrote
this must be his , best friend."
Well, youYe wrong. He doesn't
know about this letter, and he
could not pick me out of a crowd
of 100 or even a group of four
or five. But I have been hearing
him speak on leadership, watch
ing him teach others how to lead
at statewide conventions, arid
admiring and respecting him for
: about five years, t have met him
briefly several times. That's it.
So why write this letter?
Because you may . not know of
him at all. After you read this, ;
you wont know him much bet
ter, but you will know that he
cares. Go to the forums. Ask him
questions and offer him your
concerns, and youH see this is
He's just another student, like
you and like me but he
doesn't want this to be just
another student government.
To the editor;
There arc many misconcep
tions about, the proposed "co
presidency" that must be dis
solved. First, the name "co
presidency", is relative. The job
could be easily termed "chief of
staff" or "vice president." It was
simply a matter of wording. The
Concept involves dividing com
mittee duties and office hours so
that the president is able to
remain in contact with the stu
dent body - a desire expressed
by all of the candidates in this
. election. The chief-of-staff posi
tion would actually free the
president's hands of much of the
bureaucratic red tape that heshe
has to deal with day to day.
According to the Student
Government constitution, only
one person may hold the office
of student body president. Thus,
only one person can truly be held
accountable to the student body
Ahlschwede, Sipe receive
Stephanie is' easily accessible
and willing to listen.
At SG meetings, Stephanie
vocalizes the opinions she has
heard by speaking for resolu
tions supporting the use of
gender- neutral language in the
SG Constitution, divestment of
University funds from compan
ies conducting business in
South Africa and U NC's recog-'.
nition of the MLK holiday.
Holding firmly to the belief
that SG should make efforts to
include as many students as
possible as often as possible,
she has written an amendment
which will guarantee that spon
sorship of all bills Will remain
Open to all students and student
groups. In combination with
as it has always been in the
past. Executive decisions will
remain executive decisions, and
hence the executive branch will
still be responsible for its actions.
By having two people in the
executive office, not only will a
broader sector of the student
population be represented, but
there will always be two sides to
an issue. No idea or concern
would fall upon a deaf car.
.1 believe that it is necessary for
the student body president to
have a right-hand "man" so that
he she may pursue concerns in
more depth than may have
previously been possible.
Whether Gordon Hill is the
student choice or not. it is
. imperative that the president gets
back among the students, opens
Up positions in hisher office to
students from all areas, and
encourages diversity and innova
tion in student government.
Establishing a chief-of-staff posi
tion is the first step in addressing
the problem of efficiency and
representation in the executive
Hill and 1 have common ideas
arising from different back
grounds. What we both have is
a great desire to serve the student
in the most efficient manner
possible. During the campaign.
Hill has presented concrete plans
to address the campus problems
and deficiencies. There are stu
dent concerns that cannot always
be realized by one person. Two
heads are better than one, and
of course, being able to be in two
places at the same time is an even
greater asset. Yet constitution
ally, only one person can be your
student body president, and. I
hope that your choice will be
Editor's note: In a Jan. 29
eilitorial, Erika Birg's name was
misspelled. Tlie Daily Tar Heel
regrets the error.
To the editor:
During student government
campaigns, questions often arise
in the minds of voters as to the
exact role of the student body
president. Should heshe be
primarily concerned with ideal
istic issues which affect people of
all nations, yet have little to do
with the everyday lives of most
Should heshe strive to focus
student government efforts on
popular yet insignificant issues of
student social activities? Should
this person seek a rapport with
high-level administrators and
slate legislators while risking
alienation with hisher
Obviously, a president who fits
only one of these descriptions will
support for SRC
this amendment, Stephanie's
progressive stance on issues
concerning minorities and the
majority ensures that she is
serious about representing
absolutely everyone in Dist: 14.
Regardless of your district or
for whom you are planning to
vote, get out and vote! It's
To the editor:
As Student Congress repre
sentative, Brian Sipe has taken
the time to field the concerns
of all residence halls in SRC.
By attending all five dorrn
councils' meetings regularly.
The primary responsibility of a student body
president is to represent all students at this
University, putting the ideas and opinions of
South Campus, North Campus, off campus,
minority, foreign and graduate students into
action. Two specific ways to enhance repres
entation include strong support for the Black
Cultural Center and continued efforts for
increasing minority enrollment. Input from all
students and campus organizations is crucial.
This year, the congress conducted a survey of
about 300 students, asking them about SG,
the meal service, ticket distribution and library
hours. As president, I will act on this and other
student input, making SG truly representative.
1 will structure the Executive Branch to involve
as many students as possible, having numerous
executive assistants to work on specific
As head of the Executive Branch, I will be
an energetic advocate for all students to work
on specific projects.
In summary, a vote for Jaye Sitton will be
a vote for experience and progress.
be an ineffective representative.
However, one candidate, Jaye
Sitton, will be able to bring the
best-balanced platform into the
office of SBP.
Sitton will be the most effec
tive president because her pers
pective of the capabilities of
student government is the clear
est and most practical due to her
past experience in student
government. She is certainly
aware of international issues such
as divestment from companies
operating in South Africa, yet she
knows better than other candi
dates what is the most effective
way that SG can have an impact
in these matters.
in her address to the Graduate
and Professional Student Feder
ation. Sitton s ability to address
campus issues which were most
pertinent to all students was
clearly evident. Student govern
ment has a vastly different mean
ing to graduate and professional
students: Sitton's comprehensive
grasp of all issues allows her to
identify best with students who
have different problems and
1 urge you to become familiar
with the platforms of all SBP
candidates: they are all respon
sible and deserving of your
Consideration and your respect.
When you do so, however, I am
confident that you will choose
Jaye Sitton to be your next
student body president.
To the editor:
Tuesday, Feb. 3, we have the
responsibility to elect a student
body president to represent our
concerns, to serve as a link
between state and local govern
ment, University administrators,
students at other universities in
North Carolina and ourselves.
We need a leader with proven
ability, realistic, innovative ideas
and dedication to the lives of
students at UNC. We need Jaye
. Sitton is the only serious
candidate in this year's campaign
who has a history of effective
leadership in student govern
ment, a history of successful
interaction with University
administrators and a demon
strated knowledge of and com
mittment to all issues affecting
students at UNC. While all
candidates have shared some
good ideas with us, I agree with
the Daily Tar Heel that Sitton
is the only candidate with a clear
understanding of how student
government can achieve those
Editorials, newspaper articles
and forums have given us the
facts. The DTH has given us their
word. Now is the time for our
choice. Proven ability, realistic
innovation and undeniable ded
ication mark Sitton as the best
candidate for president in the
I hope you will choose Jaye
Sitton to work for us this year.
Public Policy Analysis
Brian is familiar with each
individual government and
thus has the working knowl
edge of bringing these together
as a whole
Brian's one term in Student
Congress has enabled him to
interact with many more SRC
residents. Brian has already
proven himself to spend many
hours working on tedious
tasks. Vote for a Governor who
will represent you and has
already worked for you.
Vote Brian Sipe on Feb. 3!
R, ANNE MclNTOSH
To the editor:
The Carolina Athletic Associ
ation has undergone many pos
itive changes under the leader
ship of Mark Pavao over the past
two years, and we would like to
see the organization continue in
this direction. The person best
suited to lead the CAA farther
down that progressive road is
In her role as vice president
in charge of special projects,
Carol was responsible for creat
ing the Intramurals Advisory
Board. This board provides a
needed student voice in the 1M
department where none existed
before. Carol also deserves credit
for the planning and eventual
construction of a fitness trail on
campus. The fitness trail is an
example of a student suggestion
turned into action by the CAA.
The practice of dealing directly
with student concerns on athletic
issues will continue under Carol
To reach these objectives
Carol has had to maintain close
contacts with students, her com
To the editor
There has never been a person
with more school spirit than
Suzanne Lowe. In an election in
which no one candidate stands
above the rest, this is one qual
ification that should distinguish
her and make her CAA
Granted, it takes a lot more
than just school spirit to make
an effective CAA president. It
takes new ideas and the energy
and research to back them up.
This is Lowe's strength. She
has served for three years in the
CAA on various committees.
Combine that experience with
her naturally energetic style, and
you've got a president who
knows what has to be done and,
more importantly, how to do it.
A strong issue at. UNC that
To the editor:
As members of the CAA Stu
dent Ticket Committee, we
would like to endorse Denny
Worley for the office of CAA
president. Of all the candidates
running for this office, Denny
Worley truly has the most expe
rience in working with both
students and Smith Center offi
cials. We have observed through
out the year that Denny shows
excellent leadership qualities,
along with the responsibility to
attain his goals. His implemen-
tation of block seating for bas
ketball games proves this. He was
also instrumental in the creation
of our current policy, from which
we have received great feedback.
The DTH has called Denny a
"status quo man" simply because
he approves of the current ticket
policy. Why erase the board and
start over with new policies when
you can expand on the good
foundation that Denny Worley
has built? We have observed
unsuccessful Sunday distribu
tions in the past. Denny would
be open to new suggestions;
however, we know that returning
to this policy is a step in the
Another area of concern is
lower level seating for students.
Denny docs have long-range
plans to alter this problem.
Because so many seats have been
bought up years in advance by
the Rams' Club, it will take time
along with a long-range policy to
make changes. Denny is not
being passive in this area; he is
simply being realistic.
mittees and the administration.
This is an essential quality in any
candidate for CAA president.
Carol Geer has demonstrated
this ability, and, along with her
new ideas, will continue to use
it to enhance the Carolina
Athletic Association, making it
better for all of us.
. . Sophomore
CAA Ticket Committee member
To the editor:
During the Carolina Athletic
Association's recent administra
tion, continuity has developed
regarding its programs. One of
the most important aspects of
this continuity is the formation
of solid working relations with
the administrators of the Educa
tional Foundation. As the Edu
cational Foundation is a valuable
resource to this campus, it is
important that its good relation
ships with the CAA be built
A solid foundation has been
laid. Through her work with the
CAA Special Projects Commit
tee, Carol Geer has established
a good reputation with the Rams'
needs attention is the intramural
sports club program. Lowe is not
afraid to say that she is in favor
of the proposed $1 raise in
student fees. She knows the clubs
need this money as many of them
have inferior equipment and
facilities or none at all.
Lowe also has new ideas for
bolstering attendance at other
sports besides football and bas
ketball. These ideas are innova
tive and Lowe certainly has the
drive to see them accomplished.
A second issue on campus is,
as we all know, tickets for
basketball games. Lowe wants to
expand the football system of
block seating which is not only
convenient but enhances the
enthusiasm in the stands.
A third area which has seen
much improvement over the
years but could use more is
Homecoming. It is in this area
that Lowe really shines. Lowe
has seen Homecoming at other
schools and knows what has to
Although the other candidates
may seem to have several good
ideas, they have no concrete plan
of action like Denny described
in his clear and comprehensive
platform which appeared in
Thursday's Phoenix and Friday's
DTH. We have observed a pro
gressive and working CAA this
year in which Denny Worley has
represented student concerns and
acted upon them. Denny has had
the necessary experience working
for the CAA. Let's let him
continue to make the CAA work
CAA Ticket Committee
To the editor:
As The Daily Tar Heel has
already pointed out. there are
several good choices in the CAA
presidential race. But the choice
with experience, solid ideas and
the desire to execute new,
expanding programs is Dennv
As a vice president this year.
WOrley brbught new" ideas such
as joint two-game distribution
and block seating for basketball
games. He has experience dealing
with the administration and can
use his working relationship to
make a smooth transition and
begin long-range plans for better
seating. As I know him to be the
Club and can continue to work
with its leaders.
When most students think of
the CAA, they think of only two
aspects of its multi-dimensional
program. Regarding ticket distri
bution, Geer realizes the value of
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the present distribution policy
and incorporating their solutions
in a new policy. Going radically
from one policy to another will
keeo a lone-term, effective policy ?
from being developed. Although .
ticket distribtuion is important, (
many other factors should be '
considered when selecting a ;
candidate. Throughout her cam- ;
paign, Geer has distinguished
herself from the other candidates
by displaying a creative insight'
in exploring the C AA's potential."
Finally, the character that she
has demonstrated throughout
her campaign, especially towards
its conclusion, when tension
among candidates can develop,
exhibits the commendable trait's
which she will bring to the office'
of CAA president. From the
serious fan to the casual athlete,
Geer will provide equal repres
entation on all athletic concerns.'
be done. She has worked in thi$
area for three years and has
played an integral part in the
continuing success of this event.
She wants to work to get more
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pep rallies for the football season.
The football players are really
excited about the spirit that these
ideas generate and would like to
see it continue.
Lowe, has other new ideas,
such as bringing in corporate'
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benefit concerts and other events.
It's plain. to see that Lowe has
fresh, invigorating ideas and
wants to see them accomplished.
She has been around both the
CAA and the athletes themselves!
and knows first-hand what their.
problems are and how to deal
Suzanne Lowe for CAA'
"Tar Heel Fan Supreme," he wilr
not sit passively as the students
are treated to "second class" or
Worley realizes that Home
coming and ticket pc y are only
two areas of the CA Hp want
programs such as SENIOR
RAMS, Lunch with the Rams"
Club and Parent's Football Day
to continue. He also realizes the;
needs for longer weight room
hours, longer swim hours and thei)
growth of non-revenue sports as
an integral part of the student's :
Denny Worley has partici
pated in the CAA as Homecom
ing Rampage has been born and'
grown. His desire to rely on the
strong foundations of this event
and his plans for continued
growth and expansion to involve'
more students and the town
should prove to make Home
coming even more exciting..
His ideas show rational judgment
as well as feasibility. Experience
has taught him to reach for the'
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I think if you . consider the
important concepts, review the
candidates and make up your
mind, you will find that the
experienced, realistic, assertive
candidate to represent you on all
areas of student athletic concerns
is Denny Worley. A vote for
Worley is a vote for a progressive
CAA to continue to represent
you at the University.