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The Daily Tar Heel Thursday, March 17, 19887
School sponsors workshop to eamioe black issoes
By JAMES BENTON
Conditions and challenges facing
the black community will be the focus
of the Ninth Annual Black Expe
rience Workshop Thursday and
Friday, sponsored by the UNC
School of Social Work.
This year's workshop is important
because recent events have proven
that blacks still face a long road
ahead, said Audreye Johnson, an
associate professor in the School of
"Some things that are happening
today help show us that we (blacks)
Club lowers membership fee
By JAMES BURRUS
One of the best-kept secrets in
Chapel Hill is finally being
The Morocco Club, three footsteps
behind Cat's Cradle, is opening its
doors to the general public for the
first time and aiming to increase its
number of college-age members.
The club has catered to the 25- to
35-year-old crowd in the past, said
Chris Smoak, one of the owners of
the club. By decreasing annual
memberships from $30 to $5 Smoak
hopes to attract more college students
to the club.
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are not really progressing . . . and
that racism is not gone yet," Johnson
Johnson cited the large number of
racial incidents that have taken place
in this decade as evidence that racism
is not a thing of the past.
"There have been over 2,900
racially motivated crimes in this
country since 1980," Johnson said.
"And not all of them have been done
by people in white sheets."
The workshop will begin tonight
with an open forum, "The Black
Experience: A Lifetime of Contem
Some students have already pur
"It's quiet and not crowded," said
Chris Riley, a junior from Winston
Salem. "We can get away from the
rush of the bar scene. There's not a
lot of drunk people here."
Greg Jarvis agrees.
"It's a good place to kind of wind
down the evening," said Jarvis, a
recent UNC graduate also from
The Morocco Club is a small two
story bar that offers shuffleboard (the
only one in town), pool facilities and
serves beer as well as wine, ale and
mixed drinks. Unlike the Cradle, the
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at 7 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center
Auditorium. The. forum will feature
Etta Moten, an actress who has
appeared in movies and plays.
The workshop will continue Friday
with registration and the opening
session in the Union Auditorium
from 8 to 10:30 a.m. A series of
seminars will take place following the
The seminars will address issues
facing blacks today, such as politics,
affirmative action, health and social
needs, outreach to elderly blacks and
the importance of researching con
Club does not allow people under 21
through its doors. The club got its
name from its previous owners. They
bought draperies, wall ornaments and
other souvenirs from Morocco and
used them to decorate the club.
Smoak compares his club to the
television bar Cheers because of the
"The people that have been coming
here basically know each other," he
said. "It's also a good place for
women to come and not be hit oh.
It's not a meat market."
The membership roll totals 275
people, but Smoak says only about
half of those members are regulars.
Some club-goers to Cat's Cradle
come back to the Morocco club
between bands to get a drink. A lot
of the bands that play the Cradle also
use the Morocco Club. Smoak allows
the band members to dress and
shower in one of the upstairs rooms.
In exchange, Morocco members get
$ 1 off the cover charge for shows at
"The Morocco is the type of place
where you can come and relax," said
Billy Johnson, longtime resident
shuffleboard champion and manager
of Cat's Cradle. "You can come back
here, have a drink, relax and just get
away from everything. There's not
another bar like this in Chapel Hill."
ditions in the black community.
After the individual seminars, the
workshop will conclude with a closing
session, "Reflections for Today and
Tomorrow," in the Union Audito
rium at 4:30 p.m.
Speakers for the workshop include
professor Andrew Billingsley, chair
man of the Department of Family
and Community Development at the
University of Maryland; N.C. state
representative Dan Blue, chairman of
the North Carolina Black Caucus;
Samuel Johnston of the Bureau of
the Census; Delores Parron, associate
for North Carolina include the
improvement of state parks and
coastal development issues, he said.
Because of the erosion of some of
the state's beaches, many owners of
beachfront property want the con
struction of sea walls, Holman said,
but North Carolina has a policy
prohibiting such building.
But development across the state
is "gobbling up those things that
make North Carolina a special,
unique state," he said, and the state
is doing very little to protect recrea
the house. The repairs cost $4,000 to
$5,000 and took only a matter of
weeks to complete, he said.
Even though the Kappa Sigma
house is no longer on the list of
condemned houses, it will undergo
another $5,000 worth of renovations
this semester, Hinkle said.
"There has been an accumulation
of wear and tear on the house for
about 10 years," he said. "Renovation
needed and needs to be done."
The renovation effort has had a
Smith named ACC's
From Associated Press reports
North Carolina basketball head
coach Dean Smith, who guided the
Tar Heels to first place in the Atlantic
Coast Conference regular season, has
been selected ACC coach of the year
by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers
Smith edged N.C. State's Jim
Valvano by a 39-38 vote. Georgia
Tech's Bobby Cremins got 15 votes,
and Maryland's Bob Wade had 14.
Mike Krzyzewski of Duke and Bob
Staak of Wake Forest got seven votes
Smith, in his 27th year at North
Carolina, was named coach of the
year for the seventh time. It was the
Netters drop tough one
By STEPHEN GILES
The UNC men's tennis team
battled the frigid weather as well as
a slow start in taking on arch-rival
N.C. State in its first ACC match of
the year on Wednesday.
However, the Tar Heels' efforts all
went for naught, as State came away
with an impressive 6-3 victory,
improving its record to 9-2, 1-0 in
the conference, and UNC dropped to
6-5, 0-1 on the year.
"It was a tight match," Wolfpack
coach Henry Crawford said. "There
were two three-set matches which
could have gone either way. Luckily,
we won both of them, but you must
realize that they are really beaten up."
Tar Heel coach Allen Morris
agreed with Crawford. "Well, two of
our best players (David Pollack and
Jimmy Weilbaecher) are out for the
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12:30 p.m.Women's Aware
ness Week will pres
ent a brown bag lun
Women in Business
and Politics." Dr. Gail
Gilbert, associate dean
of the UNC business
school, will speak in
ness Week will pres
ent a talk on "Race,
Gender and Poverty"
by Christina Greene of
the Duke-UNC Center
for Research on
Women in 226 Union.
3:30 p.m. The Graduate and
director for special populations from
the National Institute of Mental
Health; and Fred McRae, founder of
the AIDS Awareness in the Black
Community Project in Wilmington.
The idea for the workshop came
about in 1979, when the school's dean
suggested the school sponsor pro
grams to provide information for
faculty, students and the community
in general about issues in the black
community, Johnson said. The first
workshop was held in 1980.
Johnson said attendance for the
workshop averages 350-400, with a
good deal of support coming from
The state also fell short in the super
collider program, a research program
that will study the breakdown of
subatomic particles, he said. North
Carolina is one of seven states in
contention for the project.
"The super collider is a good
example of a state-run screw-up," he
Despite the fact that the state has
long worked to attract the program,
which could cost the state up to $500
million, citizens' and environmental
groups were not informed of the
postive effect on the fraternity, Hinkle
"The repair work really has made
our house a little more livable and
enjoyable," Hinkle said. "I think, in
a way, that the pressure from the town
has helped us move as a house and
as a town to one of better upkeep."
Cutter Davis, president of Kappa
Alpha order, also said renovation was
necessary. "We had to get fire
extinguishers, replace windows and
get screens," he said.
first time he has taken the ACSWA
award since 1979 after previous
honors in 1967, 1968, 1971, 1976 and
No other ACC coach has been
named coach of the year in the
ACSWA more than three times.
North Carolina finished the regular
season at 24-6 and lost the ACC title
game to Duke 65-61. The Tar Heels
open their 14th straight postseason
in the NCAA on Thursday against
North Texas State in the West
Regional at Salt Lake City.
Ferry, a 6-foot-10 junior from
Bowie, Md., received 90 of 125 votes,
easily surpassing J.R. Reid, who
year," he said. "But we are not using
that as an excuse. N.C. State really
has an excellent team."
The Wolfpack got off to a good
start by taking the No. 1 singles
match, as Kristo Larzon defeated
Don Johnson 6-3, 7-6. State went on
to post wins at the No. 4 and 5 seeds,
with Michael Gilbert rocking UNC's
John Bristow 6-1, 6-2 and Eddie.
Gonzalez downing Andre Janasik by
the same score.
The Tar Heels responded by taking
a victory at No. 3, where Thomas
Tanner blasted Lou Horwitz 6-1, 6
1. Another win came at No. 6 when
Weilbaecher downed Rob Atkinson
6-2, 6-4. Then, in what would turn
out to be the pivotal singles match,
State's Alfonso Ochoa outlasted
James Krege 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 at No. 2.
Going into the doubles action, the
Tar Heels would have to win all three
dent Federation will
host a panel on gradu
ate education and pro
O'Connor, dean of
Richard Ohmann of
and others will speak in
the assembly room in
4 p.m. Student Develop
ment and Counsel
ins Center will hold a
meeting for its "Broth
ers" support and dis
cussion group for black
males in Nash Hall.
Call 962-2175 for more
The School of Bus
iness will hold an
for interested freshmen
on its requirements
and application proce
dures in Carroll Hall.
ness Week will pres
ent "Is There a Curfew
on Your Life?" Tina
Groover of the Orange
County Rape Crisis
Center will give a pro
gram on self-protection
against sexual assault
in Union 213.
5 p.m. The Association of
dents will meet in
Union 211. Kappa
Alpha Psi fraternity will
present a stepshow.
The Psych Club will
have a meeting in 261
Davie Hall. The
potluck dinner is post
poned until Thursday,
March 24, at 6:30 p.m.
ness Week will have
a poetry reading and
discussion of the works
of Gaspara Stampa
presented by poet and
scholar Lynne Lawner
and student Mallory
May at the Union in
the Frank Porter Gra
6 p.m. Women's Aware
ness Week will have
for all women's groups.
Please join us and bring
a friend to the parlor
room of Chapel of the
Cross, Franklin Street.
7 p.m. Psi Chi will have a
general meeting in 110
Davie Hall. A Psi Chi
T-shirt will be awarded
to the person wearing
the most green in
honor of St. Patrick's
Day. Refreshments will -be
The UNC Outing
Club will meet in the
Union. Officer elec
Johnson said she hopes the work
shop will promote awareness of the
problems blacks face by encouraging
communication and the flow of
"We need to get people commun
icating, and that's not happening,"
Johnson said. "We hope to overcome
ignorance through communication
about the issues."
Participants may register Friday
morning before the seminars for $30.
The registration fee for students and
senior citizens is $15.
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state's plans until last fall, Holman
But conservation groups and citi
zens can have an impact on legislation
and win important environmental
wars, he said.
"Watching the (Gov. Jim) Martin
administration scramble as the situa
tion deteriorates by the day, it has
been very tempting not to say 'I told
you so,' " he said.
Holman's speech was sponsored b
the Campus Y Student Environmen
tal Action Coalition. ,
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Davis said the repairs did not
require a large amount of money, but
what was needed was provided by the
Iratermty s alumni.
Wall said he inspects the houses
when the housing department
receives complaints from citizens that
the houses seem unsafe or are very
"We were originally concerned
with eliminating safety hazards, but
we are also concerned with the looks
of the town as a whole," Wall said.
collected 25 votes. Georgia Tech's
Tom Hammonds got eight votes, and
Duane Ferrell received two votes. 1 J;
Ferry is the league's leading scorer 'tj
at 19.3 points per game and leads the
Blue Devils in rebounding at 7.3 per J
game and free-throw accuracy 83.3
Ferry scored 19 points and grabbed ',
10 rebounds in leading Duke to a 65- !!
61 victory over North Carolina III
aunaay in me cnampionsmp game oi
the ACC Tournament.
The only other Duke player
receive the award in the past 22 years '
is Mike Gminski, who was named
player of the year in 1979.
to State, 6-3
remaining matches to pull out the
victory. While the young Tar Heels
gave it a breat effort, the more
experienced Wolfpack took two of
the three matches to get the win. '
N.C. State's team of Larzon and
Horwitz took out Johnson and $
Tanner 6-1 , 7-5 at No. 1 , while Ochoa Ijt
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and Bristow 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 at No. 2.
UNC posted its onlv doublkes victorv
as the tandem of Janasik and David 1
Kessler fought past State's Gonzalez : &
and Matt Price 7-5, 7-6. $
"I'm very proud of our guvs," '4'
Morris said. "Down 4-2, we really
responded and put up a fight to win
all of the doubles. But we are
extremely inexperienced, and it was
tough to expect to pull out all three
doubles matches. Overall, State just
tions will be held.
The NCSL will meet
for a candidates' forum
with the NCSU delega
tion in 226 Union.
Refreshments will be
7:30 p.m. Carolina Fever will
hold an important
meeting in Hamilton
Items of Interest
Campus Y is now taking appli
cations for co-chair positions. Pick
up applications at the Union desk
or at the Y. For more information,
call the Y at 962 2333.
Career Planning and Place
ment Services needs all propos
als for academic credit from SPCL
91 Internships by March 31. Submit
to the experiential learning coordi
nator at 221 Hanes.
Student Part-Time Employ
ment Service is a volunteer, free
service available to students to help
locate part-time jobs. Please stop by
217 E (Suite C) at the Student Union
or call 962-0545.
The Senior Class of 1988 is
holding Commencement Informa
tion Day from 1 1-3 p.m. in the Great
Hall. All commencement necessities
will be available.
The Carolina Population
Center Library will be closed the
week of March 28th because it is
moving to the third floor.