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Today: cloudy, hy3 in upper 403 40 chance of rain, around 60 on Wednesday Condoms' forsaile BSD UlllS Pit page 5 Be someone's secu'et Parking Forum 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall Volume 96, Issue 118 50. L cys By JAMES BURROUGHS Staff Writer The commission appointed to investigate allegations of corruption in the N.C. State University basket ball program has met three times, said CD. Spangler, UNC-system presi dent, at a meeting Friday of the Board of Governors ( BOG). "We can be assured, I am certain, that this process will move along with dispatch," Spangler said. "This is ' what I recommended, and this is what : we're doing now." Samuel Poole, BOG vice chairman '. and member of the commission, said the committee has not found any '. incriminating evidence, but the inves ! tigation will continue. ! "We have before us somewhere lover 3,000 documents that we're ! reviewing, and I envision that number Iwill double," Poole said. ; The State Bureau of Investigation ; will join the committee in the inves tigation, Spangler said. The SBI will not conduct its own eg r (DOS M A camidlodates By AMY VAJDA Staff Writer Candidates for Residence Hall Association president discussed improved communication with the housing department and guaranteed sophomore housing at an RHA sponsored election forum Sunday night. David Smith and Liz Jackson were the candidates who appeared at the forum at the Morehead Cellar in Cobb Residence Hall. Bad communication with the Parkin opposed By WILL SPEARS Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff contested recommendations made by the chancellor's ad hoc com mittee on parking at a forum Friday, including one that would require students to pay $2 to park on campus at night. The forum, held in Old Clinic Auditorium, allowed about 85 . students, faculty and staff to voice their opinions on the draft of the . chancellor's ad hoc committee's parking proposal. I The committee will consider the : suggestions made at the forum ' before drafting a final proposal to present to Chancellor Paul Har din, who attended the forum, said Gene Swecker, associate vice chancellor for facilities . management. Dennis O'Connor, University provost; Wayne Jones, acting vice chancellor of business and finance; and Garland Hershey, vice chan cellor of health affairs, all members of the ad hoc committee, also attended the forum. The committee recommended that students be allotted 350 fewer . parking spaces in 1989-1990, and that student government assign the student spaces. The committee also recom mended a $2 charge for parking on campus after 5 p.m. Faculty . and staff members with parking . permits would be allowed to park for free. Swecker, who conducted the . forum, explained the committee's . recommendations. "These are still draft recommendations," he said. ". . . We're still seeking your .-input." ; Junior Brien Lewis, an execu . tivc assistant to Student Body ft) fT$ MS) attioiTD sed investigation, but rather it will be an arm of the commission, Poole said. "They (SBI) work for the commis sion. They report to us. They do not make any judgmental decisions," he said. The first press accounts of "Per sonal Fouls," a book by Peter Golenbock alleging improprieties in the NCSU basketball program, appeared on Jan. 7 and were followed by NCSU Chancellor Bruce Poul ton's requesting both an NCAA and NCSU investigation, Spangler said. When the allegations continued, Spangler appointed the special com mission to investigate, he said. Also at Friday's BOG meeting, the board remembered Albert Coates, former UNC law professor and founder of the Institute of Govern ment. In the presence of his widow, Gladys Coates, board member Philip Carson read a tribute to Coates, who regularly attended BOG meetings See BOARD page 2 Elections U9 Department of University Housing is the greatest hindrance RH A has had, Smith said. "RHA could have done a lot more if we did not have to deal with so many problems that weVe had with the department of housing." To improve communication, Smith said he would work to put the RHA president on the central staff of the housing department. In his proposals at forum President Kevin Martin, said the $2 evening parking charge woufd be unfair to students who wish to drive to the library at night, he said. "I don't have a car," he said. "I never have. In fact, I don't even have a driver's license. . . . But there's no way that people should have to pay to use resources they should have free access to." Randy Brown, a graduate stu dent in computer science, sug gested the sale of an evening parking permit to graduate stu dents who must use labs on a nightly basis. Students cannot afford to lose 350 parking spaces because they have a definite need for them, Lewis said. "Our life is not simply living in dorms and going to classes," he said. "There's a whole world out there. We have jobs and we need cars. Just because we're students we shouldn't be denied spaces." North Carolina Memorial Hos pital has far too little parking, said Bobby McFarling, plant mainte nance supervisor. "It's a terrible mistake for the hospital to get so large with so little parking," he said. The lack of parking spaces creates a problem for workers on 24-hour call, and many potential employees are discouraged because they are not able to buy a parking permit, McFarling said. "We need a little more consid eration as employees than we have been given to this point," he said. Students need to be included more in the University's planning processes, said junior Trey Lough ran, also an executive assistant to See PARKING page 2 Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Monday, February 13, 1989 Easy rider . . . 1 i J- $ -s p& r F iw t y Lvl ri $ w '' fUV A f tf :h t ! r 'IJ Lf 11 Wxs , s I ?x i ? J : ':: , V. . ..VV.SAN. ,-.-. V.".W. -.-.V.-. . ..vv.v...vvv... yjtf' t V.V.- -..-.-. V.'.'. W-". '.'..."."v. '.w.v ..'.,vvv.vLv.v.v.v.w.v.v.v.v.v.v?..v.v.v.., --.s-.v ...-....,.-...."..... I .."."""'-'"-"'"-'""-""''. v(, v.-. v. v.v?WCv.v'.v.".'7vv.vavav.s0.v.v.v. v.. v.".' -.'.v.-.-. v.1. ,w,,,,v,,,v..'...'.'..'....'.'.,:.l s- s-. w. v -X. Xv.v..w....v...v.v.v..sd.v...v.v.v. Six-year-old Benjamin Bearman prepares to follow the directions of his father, Peter, who was attempting to instruct Benjamin in the stress peed for plan, the RHA president would have bi-weekly meetings with the head of the housing department. "There would be immediate com munication between the department of housing head and the RHA president about the issues that both of those groups discussed every week," he said. Jackson said communication is the key to improved relations with the housing department. "Any good leader is a good communicator, who needs to be willing to go in period EflecttDOim By JENNIFER WING Staff Writer Candidates for student body pres ident, Carolina Athletic Association (CAA) president and Daily Tar Heel (DTH) editor appeared at a Resi dence Hall Association-sponsored forum in Cobb Residence Hall Sunday night. Trey Loughran, Kevin Sisson, Brien Lewis and Rod Bell were the candidates for student body president who appeared at the forum. They addressed the issue of safety on campus. Bell said safety measures on cam pus should be increased. "A South Campus escort system is crucial," he said. He also said that if he was elected president, he would get about 10 people to walk across campus for a few consecutive nights to locate the most dangerous areas on campus. Student government could then examine these areas and work to make them safer, he said. Bell said he does not support placing lights in the Arboretum, because the lights would not eliminate M ami By JENNY CLONINGER Assistant University Editor The executive board of the Black Student Movement (BSM) announced Sunday that it would endorse Brien Lewis for student body president, Sharon Kebschull for Daily Tar Heel editor and Lisa Frye for Carolina Athletic Association (CAA) president. BSM officials decided not to endorse a candidate for Residence Hall Association president because of a lack of information about the candidates, BSM President Kenneth Perry said. Lewis was the BSM's choice for student body president because he is well organized, has experience and has shown a lot of commitment to campus issues, Perry said. 41 ao mm i E'er - Chapel Hill, North Carolina ically, and not sporadically," she said. Open communication would develop a trust between RHA and housing, Jackson said. "There's a trust that develops, that each area's not afraid to tell the other one what's going on," she said. Smith said better recruitment for residence hall government would help strengthen RHA, but RHA could gain more respect by expanding into more areas of student life. "If students see that we are an active branch of student government, -- s r.vtf? foram semes eooittatioes Elections 39 the dark shadows and people would falsely believe they would be safe.. Loughran said that not putting lights in the Arboretum because of fear of shadows is a "cop-out." He said the problem could be solved by placing flood lights in the trees so the shadows would be eliminated. He also said lights should be mandatory in the Arboretum regard less of dark shadows because inci dents have occurred along the side walk beside the Arboretum. Sisson said areas around South Campus, like the Morrison path and areas around Ehringhaus, need better lighting. "Lighting would be a great improvement," he said. He also said the SAFE Escort service should serve the South Cam pus area more efficiently. Expanding these types of patrols is the key to safety on campus, he said. Sisson has said as part of his platform that he would like to see nou Dices Elections $9 "He had a lot of ideas of his own," he said. "He seemed real sound about them." Lewis' support for the proposed Black Cultural Center (BCC)and for establishing closer relations between the BSM and other student organ izations were other aspects of his platform that appealed to the BSM, Perry said. BSM officers decided to endorse Frye because of her ideas about including black students in home coming activities, Perry said. Frye talked with the BSM to research ideas in her platform, he said. "She's continued the CAA's com Page ? -... v .v.v.v.v. -. ... ."Nv.yA-. ',-. ,wv.'.,v.v'. ..-.'.....'.' ;s:::::;:;:;:S :;f:;::?;?::S::rf: .w.--.-.-.--.-w-.-..-.-....-.w.w.-.---v-r.v---- fine art of bicycle riding. The afternoon's mild weather to take ctnmmyracaCnDin not only dealing with housing but with parking, food .sey ices, .campus. -improvements and security, we can have a. more productive relationship between us and the residents," he said. Jackson said residence hall govern ment's biggest problem is recruit ment. "In terms of dorm government, the biggest problem is finding good people and getting good people for those jobs so that the individual area governments are stronger," she said. Both Smith and Jackson said they would monitor the effects of guaran- the University add more emergency telephones around campus. Lewis said he would make several changes to improve safety on campus. He said residence halls should have a safety service, such as a Granville Towers escort system or a South Campus escort. Also, the present SAFE Escort system should be improved, he said. "People don't know the people coming to get them," he said. SAFE should issue a flier showing the faces of the escorts with some information about them, he said. The University should establish more emergency phones around campus, he said. All students should know the SAFE Escort phone number, he said. Lisa Frye, Suzie Saldi and Robert D'Arruda, the candidates for CAA president, faced questions about the ticket distribution process and stu dent seating in the Smith Center. .D'Arruda said the current ticket distribution method should be altered by reducing the number of distribu tion dates and eliminating ticket emidoirseinmeinilts mitment to inclusion rather than exclusion for the homecoming activ ities," he said. Tonya Blanks, BSM vice president, said, "She had solid, practical ideas." The officers praised the CAA's efforts to include black students in its activities, especially homecoming, and said they would like to see that interaction continue. Although Sharon Kebschull is running unopposed for DTH editor, the BSM chose to support her. "It's not an endorsement because there's nobody else running," Perry said. "It's just that she shows some good ideas." Blanks said, "She's interested in improving the way that minorities are portrayed in the newspaper." Descriptions of people in articles should include more than just "black" News Sports Arts . 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 TW73T f-TTT IT- I 33V DTH Brian Foley pair took advantage of Sunday a few spins around Polk Place. teed sophomore housing in the next . year. Smith said guaranteed housing would be good for rising sophomores next year, but that it would be interesting to see its effect on them when they become juniors. When re-evaluating the policy next year, RHA can decide whether or not it was a productive change for the housing lottery, Smith said. Jackson said she did not support the way the housing department See RHA page 4 O distribution on days like Super Bowl Sunday. He also said the CAA should post signs at the Smith Center to inform students of the most recent distribution time for students with numbers marking their places in line to line up for tickets. Frye said the CAA has cut down on ticket distribution dates as much as it can. Completely random distri bution was inefficient, she said, because many students who got better seats often did not come to the games. "Fifty percent of the students who got in block seating did not even attend the games," she said. Frye said she wants to improve relations with the administration, but the administration should listen to student demands. "We need to be completely organized to have a boycott (of a basketball game)," she said. "We have to be ready to react." Saldi said she wants a compromise between the number and the random system distributions. She said the first 500 seats should be given out on a See FORUM page 7 or "white," Blanks said. "There's no need to specify black or white," she said. "The trend seems to be (to use that description) only when it's something negative. She seems to agree that that needed to be worked on. BSM members would like to see the new student body president continue working to involve the BSM in campus events, Perry said. "Kevin (Martin, student body president) has been pretty committed," he said. "I'd like to see the next student body president continue that kind of commitment." Student government should help make students aware of the overall difference in academic performance See BSM page 4 Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. Mae West

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