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Last day to drop a class or declare a class passfail Go fiy a kite Breezy. High 65. ' .' SJ oap opera -page 4 6 u w V u-u rdgtf D A o o y Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Copyright 1987 The Daily Tarheel Volume 95, Issue 70 Wednesday, October 7, 1987 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 it's a real n - in i VM I . X4 W Haiti tor ft iTfl JU , a " V,. xx . v.. X- X" L Study break Suzanne Walker, a freshman international studies major from Brevard, pulled two chairs together to make a place for an !Riim-oflFs plaimed for Sfadleet By JUSTIN McGUIRE Staff Writer As Elections Board members posted the unofficial results of Tuesday's election, some Student Congress candidates couldn't help but express amazement. H.F. Watts, a write-in candidate for District 17, said the 21 other write in candidates for his off-campus district gave him some unexpected competition. "I wish I'd known a week ago," Watts said. If he had known so many CaiMdMdates.. cfeaiss in camoiuis fforam By NICKI WEISENSEE Staff Writer Pi Kappa Phi's Burnout, the Pittsboro Street Extension, the noise ordinance and other student concerns were discussed by town council and mayoral candidates Tuesday at a forum sponsored by the UNC Young Democrats. All three mayoral candidates and eight of the nine town council candidates attended the forum. Out of the six candidates called on to speak about the Pittsboro Street Extension, two supported it. "The reason it's in the plan is because we have a (traffic) problem," said mayoral candidate Jonathan Howes. "Hopefully, Pittsboro Street won't have to be extended, but right now I don't see any other alternatives." Town council candidate Bob Var ley said the extension should be built and soon. "When Chancellor (William) Aycock was around, he proposed moving all the fraternities to Finley Golf Course (Road), and some were moved," he said. "I think it will happen eventually. The extension may also hurt some neighborhoods, but in the long run it will be for the benefit of Chapel Hill." Mayoral candidates Julie Andresen and David Lineberger and town council candidates Joe Herzen berg and Bill Thorpe opposed the extension. The town's noise ordinance is another issue that has recently divided students and town officials. All candidates agreed that 80 decibels is an acceptable level for outside amplified noise, but the hours reg ulated by the noise ordinance should not be extended. Currently, noise cannot exceed 80 decibels after 11 p.m. on Thursday nights and 12 p.m. on Friday and I candidates would be vying for the spot, Watts said, he would have tried to get his name on the official ballot.- "This is ridiculous," he said. Neither District 17 or 18 had official candidates. There will be run offs in both districts, because none of the write-in candidates received the percentage of total votes needed to win, said Julie Miller, Elections Board chairwoman. Watts and Scott Rankin will face a run-off election next Tuesday for the District 17 congress seat. Watts Saturday nights. The candidates also discussed the possibility of a separate noise zone for the University. The candidates also discussed the spring all-campus Burnout party, agreeing that the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members should start discussing it now. None of the candidates would oppose Burnout if the location is moved from Finley Golf Course Road. "The traffic is the real problem," Andresen said. "If they move the party to an on-campus location we might be able to work it out." The candidates were also asked their opinions on the Orange County Women's Center, proposed for 110 Henderson St., and the Chapel Hill Homeless Shelter, located at the intersection of West Rosemary and North Columbia streets. "I have no major problems with (the Women's Center)," said town council candidate Rob Friedman. "However, I have a problem with the special-use zoning. It's an intrusion on a person's right to live in a residential neighborhood." Special-use zoning permits the town council to change the zoning of residential property for another use when the owner makes a request. "The issue of the Women's Center is the reason I got involved," said mayoral candidate David Lineberger. "There's nothing wrong with it except the precedent it will set." A campus-wide voting district was also proposed to make voting in town elections easier for students, which would encourage them to vote. , All candidates asked said they were interested in exploring the possibility of a campus voting site. The candidates also discussed controlling town growth! , .' See FORUM page 3 We're all mad it i " 1 v-- - - X . x v. . : y . . v-'X-:.:.-:-:-:-:v!ft;';'; a-.'.'.-,-. -.y,s v S-::::.:-:-:.:-:.. , je---- evening nap in the Student Union Monday night. The Spanish book lost out in the battle between sleep and study. received 22 votes, and Rankin .received six. Miller said each of the six candi dates in District 18 is eligible for the run-off. All received the same number of votes one. A run-off between Kendrick Pre witt and Logan Browning of District 8 and Christopher Gould and James Horton of District 15 will be held, unless one of the candidates decides not to continue with the race, Miller said. All other districts had unofficial Have .a positive attitnade9 Tlieisiniiaee tells stiiideets By BRIAN McCOLLUM Staff Writer Self-confidence, mental training and goal-setting are all vital to success, former football star Joe Theismann told more than 600 students Tuesday night. "Self-confidence starts at a young age," Theismann said dur ing a speech in the Great Hall of the Student Union. "You must develop a positive attitude about life in order to go after every dream you have. - "When you figure out what you want to do with your life, sit down and write it on a piece of paper," he said. "When you put something down on paper, you're held responsible for it." "An Evening With Joe Theis mann" was co-sponsored by the Carolina Union and the Carolina Athletic Association Homecom ing Committee. The hour-long speech, origi nally scheduled to take place in the Pit, was moved to the Great Hall because of a steady down pour that started about 10 minutes after Theismann began. The former Washington Reds kins quarterback discussed a wide variety of topics, ranging from the NFL strike to drugs in athletics. "I can't stand up here and tell you not to take drugs," Theismann told the crowd. "You dont owe anything to me or anybody else. You only owe it to yourself." During the speech, Theismann made several references to New York Giants linebacker and ; former Tar Heel Lawrence Taylor, who broke Theismann's leg during a 1985 game, ending his football career. ' : ; ; ' :. x ; Noting Taylor's previous drug problem, Theismann said, "I saw his performance go down, down, down. Until he said, 'I'm going to See THEISMANN page 5 ; here. I'm mad. ,0 "X.--, DTHCharlotte Cannon winners declared, Miller said. William Wilkins of District 1 and Rusty Doggett of District 2 each received one write-in vote to win their districts. Neither district had an official candidate. Miller said all write-in winners, as well as the other winners, must turn in financial statements to the Elec tions Board by 5 p.m. today. In District 4, Jurgen Buchenau defeated Mark Leeper, 28 votes to 17 votes. Medical student James Mock won 1 Vj' v j ; DTHTony Deifell Former football star Joe Theismann gives speech in the Great Hall You're mad. Foe TO raeire By HELEN JONES Staff Writer Despite being approved 1,351 to 254, the referendum to fund a phone in registration system was defeated, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's campus election. For the $5 student fee increase to pass, at least 10 percent of the registered, fee-paying students had to vote in favor of it. Elections Board Chairwoman Julie Miller said 2,050 affirmative votes were needed to pass the referendum, leaving Tuesday's unofficial total 699 votes short. University Registrar David Lanier, who proposed the telephonic regis tration system, said Tuesday night that he was discouraged by the lack of voter turnout. Lanier said he would continue to Congress seats a seat in District 6, with 14 votes. He was the only official candidate for his district. "I want to represent the graduate level, and not just the medical students," Mock said Tuesday night. "I want to make sure graduate issues are represented in congress." David Cunanan and David McNeill won the two seats open in District 19, with 31 and 29 votes respectively. Roger McDougal fol lowed close behind with 27 votes, while David Minton received 20 xvr " xox Cheshire Cat V tr " txV fit $ .? - $Xj X V r if -add. work to implement the system. Each time the project has to go through the proposal process, he said, the installment date moves further into the future. He said he felt limited by the $160 publicity campaign limit Student Congress imposed on the project. "I don know what else we could have done without more money in the budget," he said. Student Congress Speaker Rob Friedman said, "I didn't expect there to be enough turn-out to pass the referendum. "Actually, I think 1,500 votes is a lot," he said. October elections traditionally have had low voter participation, Friedman said, because the more See DROP-ADD page 3 votes. "I hope IU be able to do a good job for my constituents," Cunanan said. He said he'd like to see off campus issues such as transportation addressed by the congress. In District 20, David Lewis and Timothy Faulkner won the two open seats with 27 and 25 votes respec tively, defeating Kenneth Haywood, who received 12 votes. Assistant University Editor Rachel Orr contributed to this story. Committee sets public meetin By MANDYSPENCE Staff Writer The search committee for a new chancellor will hold a public hearing today at 1 p.m. in the faculty lounge of the Morehead Building. The hearing will probably be the only chance for students and faculty to voice their opinions on the selec tion of the new chancellor. "Any person who wants to express his opinion can attend," said Virginia Dunlap, secretary of the search committee. "This is a chance for all interested persons to give information and views to the search committee, to assist us in selecting a new chancellor." Interested students or faculty who want to speak but who have not already been assigned a time can sign up at the door. Each speaker will be allotted five minutes. The search committee's regular meetings are closed to the public and the press. The group, headed by Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Eubanks, was formed last month, after Chan cellor Christopher Fordham announced that he will resign at the end of this academic year. Committee members hope the meeting will give them a good idea of what type of chancellor the public wants. "We hope it will help us identify the characteristics of the next chan cellor," Eubanks said. Student Body President Brian Bailey, the one student on the 14 member search committee, said this is going to be the only public hearing. "However, the students will always have the opportunity to write letters or talk to me as their representative," he said. Bailey emphasized that it's impor tant for students to attend the hearing and to urge the committee to choose a chancellor who will be receptive to student needs. Y 4. - - y IE fcWW iirfhiT THiiiii ! SAbP

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