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6 The Tar Heel Thursday, May 26, 1988
Tax proposal held another year
By MARK EVANS
A $1 fee on tickets to the Smith
Center also known as the enter
tainment tax will not be presented
to the N.C. General Assembly until
July 1989 at the earliest, Mayor
Jonathan Howes said this week.
If the tax proposal is approved by
the Legislature, a public hearing
would determine whether to adopt or
reject the proposal. If adopted, the
bill would go back to the General
Assembly for final approval.
The proposal was granted a pre
liminary hearing on March 28 and
referred to Town Manager David
Taylor to review and present again
to the town council at a later date.
Howes said the tax is "an appro
priate way for the town to raise
The tax on tickets to athletic and
entertainment events could bring as
much as $600,000 in revenue to
The proposal has generated mixed
responses from town officials. The
Daily Tar Heel reported in April that
some members of the town council
favored the proposal as an opportun
ity for incoming chancellor Paul
Hardin to show willingness to help
town-gown relations. But other
members said the tax is unnecessary
because the town does not need
Steve Camp, former director of the
Smith Center, said the tax would
affect the center's ability to be
competitive with other arenas.
Plans remain indefinite
for future of Circus Room
By MARY TURNER
The Circus Room, a snack bar in
the rear of the undergraduate admis
sions building, will probably not close
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before the fall semester, and plans to
close it eventually are still pending,
said Gordon Rutherford, director of
Rutherford said Monday that
plans to relocate, in order to give the
undergraduate admissions office
more space, are under consideration
until the dean of student affairs,
Donald Boulton, can review the
Dwayne Jenkins, an employee of
the Circus Room, said the snack bar
will not close until a new spot is found
"We will most likely be here next
year. We will be here until the
planning office can find us a new
place on North Campus, because we
cater mostly to students," he said.
Officials would not confirm earlier
reports that the undergraduate
admissions office would take over the
A space in Cobb Residence Hall
had been a possibility for a new
Circus Room, but security measures
would prevent this.
Jenkins said, "The snack bar stays
open until 11 p.m. during the regular
school year and Cobb is all girls,
which could cause security
U NC scholarships established
in memory of former students
From staff reports
Three memorial" scholarships
were created recently to assist
UNC business, biology or fine arts
majors or students who display
academic excellence and financial
The Anna Maria Poulos Schol
arship Fund has been set up to
help undergraduate business
majors. The scholarship was
created through an endowment
from Poulos' parents and the
American Telephone and Tele
Poulos graduated from UNC
with a degree in business admin
istration in 1983. She earned her
MBA from the University of
South Carolina and was an
employee of N.C. National Bank
when she died in 1987.
The need-based Steven N. Guld
Scholarship Fund will assist N.C.
students who have shown interest
in others through their high school
associations. The scholarship is
renewable for recipients who show
continued need and academic
The scholarship was created
through an endowment of gifts
from Guld's friends, family and
parents. Guld died in 1987 from
The Tiffany Fackrell Scholar
ship Fund has been established for
students who demonstrate finan
cial need and scholastic ability.
Preference will be given to female
students who are interested in
majoring in biology or fine arts.
The fund was created through
an endowment from FackreU's
mother and uncle in memory of
Fackrell, a student at Sand Hills
Community College who was
planning to attend UNC
Wilmington as a biology major
when she died in 1987.
Dow donates journalism grant
The School of Journalism has
received a grant from Dow Chem
ical Co. to begin a graduate
assistantship in public relations.
The Dow Assistantship will be
awarded this fall to an outstanding
graduate student who plans to
pursue a career in public relations,
according to Richard Cole, dean
of the school.
Chairman given new post
Glenn Wilson, first chairman of
the University's Department of
Social and Administrative Medi
cine, has been named special
assistant to the dean of the School
Wilson will now analyze the
health care system for the medical
school in order to plan its activities
more efficiently, said Stuart Bon
durant, dean of the school.
Wilson has been chairman of
the department since it was estab
lished in 1978. Wilson will begin
his new duties immediately.
Ridge Road closed for repairs
Ridge Road will be closed to
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