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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 96, Issue 91
Wednesday, November 30, 1938
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
News Sports Arts 962-0245
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A call for compromise
Israeli Col. Mordecai Bar On discusses Israeli
Palestinian relations in Hamilton Hall Tuesday.
By KARI BARLOW
Staff Writer-- ....
.The violent faction of neo-Nazi
youths, called skinheads because of
their military haircuts, appears to be
growing steadily nationwide, accord
ing to the Center for Democratic
Renewal (CDR) in Atlanta.
"They're angry. That's the glue that
holds these young people together,"
said Tom Metzger, a TV repairman
from Fallbrook, Calif., in a telephone
interview. He is the director of the
White Aryan Resistance (WAR) and
acts as an adviser to many skinhead
iron n mr
Editor's note: This is the first in
a series of stories on how President
Reagan 's influence over the past eight
years will continue to be felt after he
By TAMMY BLACKARD
Ronald Reagan's influence will be
felt for quite some time with his 400
judicial appointments more than
half of all federal judges and the four
Supreme Court appointments
made in the last eight years.
Reagan has appointed judges who
University police officers
say Job has Variety, stress
Editors note: This is the first in
a two-part series about the University
By BETH RHEA
Friday, 7:35 p.m. Second shift
is on duty. University Police Officers
Steve Thornton and Mark Sharpe are
making the rounds of South Campus,
their designated area for the night,
in a patrol car.
Thornton is Sharpe's field training
officer, supervising Sharpe, who has
been in uniform only a month.
They stop and get out to lock a
building. Sharpe locks one door, then
another, then heads for the car. He
glances back to find Thornton grin
ning, leaning casually against one
more unlocked door that Sharpe
8 p.m. They pull into the traffic
circle at Morrison Residence Hall to
find it lined with illegally parked cars,
blocking the fire lane. Sharpe pulls
out his ticket book and starts to work.
Bar On spoke on behalf of Peace Now, an Israeli
protectionist movement. See story, page 3.
"Many of them are blue-collar that -don't
like what they see around them,
so they have developed a culture of
their own within a culture," Metzger
Skinheads are usually 15 to 25
years old. They typically wear short
jeans or uniforms and "Doc Marten"
boots with steel toes.
"I think America could be a better
place. I think racially-wise, the United
'States should think twice about the
road it's going down," said John
Metzger, Metzger's son and director
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The Reagan Legacy
are compatible with his conservative
judicial philosophy, according to
Bruce Fein, associate attorney
general from 1981 to 1982 and now
a lawyer and author. Fein helped
Reagan select judges to nominate to
Some court experts have com
plained that Reagan has not
appointed enough women or minor
ities to the federal courts.
Meanwhile, Thornton spots a guy
with a bottle in his hand. He takes
off down the hill in the car, winding
around into a parking lot. Two
couples, dressed for an evening out,
start to get in their caf but not
Thornton pulls up and gets out of
the car, and a look of dread crosses
the students' faces. One of the men
lights a cigarette and leans against
their car, watching Thornton
approach his buddy, who is holding
The guilty student is Mark, visiting
from N.C. State University. He's
clean-cut, blue-eyed and cool.
But suddenly his slick, smart
confidence isn't enough. Thornton
stands in front of him, silent at first,
and eyes him steadily. Within seconds
Mark is sitting in the patrol car,
facing a possible arrest for carrying
an open bottle of Smirnoff vodka,
and for having an ID that says he's
Looking rather sheepish, Mark
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of the White Aryan Resistance
Youth.-"We are- racist. The - main
motivation of our organization is
race. We're very jealous and very
protective of the history of white
Most recently, three skinheads
were arrested for the Nov. 13 beating
death of a young Ethiopian man in
Portland, Ore., said Detective Dave
Simpson, public information officer
for the Portland Police Bureau.
"They seem to attack without a
great deal of provocation. It's not
been just minorities. It really seems
"There was a big backlog of federal
judges when Reagan came to office,"
said Daniel Pollitt, Kenan professor
of law. "The number of judges
increased dramatically Reagan
appointed half of them. What he's
done is appoint mainly young white
males who share his outlook on life."
But Fein said Reagan "scoured the
earth looking for minority and
women conservatives to appoint."
"We couldn't find any," he said in
a telephone interview. "Why should
the president betray the promise he
made to the electorate about the kind
answers the officer's questions.
Finally Thornton says, "If you can
convince me it will do me some good
to let you go . . ."
Mark assures him it won't happen
again, commenting quietly that the
incident has put a damper on his
evening. Thornton lets the student
leave, but first pours the rest of the
vodka two-thirds of the bottle
splattering onto the pavement.
"Oh . . . don't pour that out,"
Mark says in frustration as he
watches a whole night's worth of
vodka go down the drain. "Oh, shoot
A night like this is business as usual
for the 38 patrol officers of the
University Police Department, who
work a minimum of 40 hours a week,
not including special events such as
concerts and games.
They each work one of three eight
hour shifts, starting at 7:30 a.m. for
first shift, 3:30 p.m. for second shift,
See POLICE page 4
Everyone has his hangovers. Dick Dyas, Jr.
By JENNIFER WING
UNC's Master of Business Admin
istration (MBA) program was ranked
eighth in the nation in this week's
Business Week magazine, despite a
comparatively low grade from grad
uate students on job placement and
a low overall ranking from
The lower scores are due to a lack
of resources and the small size of the
school, UNC business school officials
The survey was based on responses
from 1,245 graduates and 112 cor
porations. The corporations were
asked to answer questions such as
which schools have the best general
management skills, said Celeste
Whittaker, an editoral assistant at
The graduates were asked, among
other questions, to rank how early
the placement office brought recruit
ers to the school, she said.
The Business Week ranking com
bined these two scores, with a greater
emphasis on the corporations rank
ings, she said. "UNC has some of the
most positive results," Whittaker
to be opportunity," Simpson said. In
- Portland,- there-are less than 100
hardcore white supremacy skinheads,
"The fact of the matter is that some
white, sick racist people committed
a murder. A murder was perpetrated
on race hate," said Greg Gudger,
executive director of the Metropol
itan Human Relations Commission.
"Skinheads in general are not
violent. Our organization is not
violent," John Metzger said. "We
have no problem with fighting, but
we go out of our way to get out of
of judges he would appoint?"
Out of 292 federal district court
appointees, Reagan selected 24
women, six blacks, 14 Hispanics and
two Asians. He appointed six women,
one black and one Hispanic in the
83 appointments he made to the
Judge Kenneth Starr, who was
appointed to the U.S. Court of
Appeals for the District of Columbia
Circuit in 1983, is a typical example
of a Reagan appointee, Fein said.
Starr has ruled to keep the federal
courts out of U.S. foreign relations,
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University police officers receive assignments at roll call in the
UNC received scores of 'A' for
teaching and 4 A' for curriculum. "We
have been consistently ranked," said
William Perreault, dean of academic
affairs at UNC's School of Business
Administration. "In particular, we
have a really strong curriculum."
Business Week's comments were:
"Most admired faculty by graduates;
ambitious new dean hails from IBM;
a bargain at the price." In addition,
the graduate student survey ranked
UNC second overall.
Several factors were responsible for
UNC's 'C grade in the placement
category, said Peter Topping, direc
tor of graduate placement in the
MBA school. Many of the schools
mentioned in the top 20 ranked about
the same as UNC in placement, he
In addition, UNC's MBA program
is very small, with a graduating class
of 145 students last year, so attracting
a large number of corporations to
recruit from a small school is difficult,
Perreault said: "There is a strong
relationship between the corporate
ratings and the size of the school. A
. TheAskinhead movement origin
nated in England during the 1960s
among the British working class and
first appeared in the United States
in the mid-70s.
"Primarily, it's been a reaction to
non-white immigration into Britain,"
Tom Metzger said.
But not every skinhead is racist.
The neo-Nazi skinheads tend to be
more violent and are often at odds
with other skinheads, said Marvin
Stern, regional director of the Anti
Defamation League of Portland.
to prevent reverse discrimination in
race-conscious employment decisions
except when those kinds of
decisions are necessary to rectify past
discrimination and to reprimand
"counterefficient application of anti
Starr has also upheld several civil
liberty views to keep debate open
about different political and social
perspectives. In the 1984 case of
Oilman v. Evans & Novak and the
1987 case of Tavoulareas v. The
Washington Post, he upheld
Supreme Court precedents granting
lot of schools have the money to
spend on recruitment."
State universities like UNC do not
have the same opportunities as
private schools, Perreault said.
The Business Week article calcu
lated how well the schools served
students and employers based on
surveys from the class of 1988 and
from corporate employers. Northw
estern's J.L. Kellogg Graduate
School ranked first in the survey.
Of the top 20 MBA programs
mentioned in the survey, UNC was
ranked 19th by the 112 corporations
surveyed. Business Week ranked
UNC's MBA program two places
higher than Duke University's.
Gill Roberts, a graduate of UNC's
MBA program who now works with
the school's program, said the bus
iness program had not put heavy
resources into the placement program
in the past. Recruiters felt neglected
because of the lack of interviewing
rooms and felt less confident about
recruiting from a small program,
But the business school recognizes
See RANKING page 5
Racist skinheads are most preva
lent in southern California and others
areas of the West coast, the Midwest
and certain states in the deep South,
the CDR says.
"There's about 3,500 neo-Nazi
racist skinheads. The skinhead phe
nomenon is inside the major cities and
in the suburbs around the major
cities," said Leonard Zeskind,
regional director for the CDR. "A lot
of them come out of the punk music
scene. A lot of them seem to be
See COURTS page 5
the media protection from defama
tion suits initiated by public officials
and public figures.
"The judicial pendulum is swinging
in favor of private property rights,
protection of private enterprise from
capricious or mindless regulation or
lawsuits, and criminal trials that
determine guilt or innocence undis
tracted by other concerns," Fein said
in a recent column in The Washing
The four Supreme Court justices
See YOUTH page 3
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