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Volume 97, Issue 2
Jeffrey Hayden, award-winning television producer and director
By KAREN ENTRIKEN
Television will never recapture the
sweet feeling of the 1960s family
sitcom because American attitudes
changed during the '60s and because
of complex TV network economics,
and UNC alumnus Jeffrey Hayden
told about 25 students in Gerrard
"Television in the '60s was a last
gasp at a sweet and friendly America
when America was anything but
sweet and friendly," said Hayden,
who spoke as part of the 1989 Fine
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own council bears parks
By BLAKE DICKINSON
The Chapel Hill Town Council
heard from residents in favor of a
proposed $9 million bond referendum
calling for the acquisition and devel
opment of parks and open space
Town Manager David Taylor
presented a bond package that would
include $1.5 million for neighbor
hood park purchases, $1.2 million for
neighborhood park development,
$1.3 million for other park improve
ments and $5 million for additional
public land uses.
1 .The town council's key concerns
with the bond package were to retain
Chapel Hill's unique character and
16 meet specific land use needs.
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Television shows in the 1960s were
pleasant, comfortable family situa
tion comedies that put no demands
-on the audience,- said -Hayden, .who:
directed shows like "The Donna Reed
Show," "Leave It To Beaver" and
"The Andy Griffith Show," which fit
Hayden also directed TV shows
such as "Batman," "That Girl,"
"Knight Rider," "Dennis the Menace"
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The council also wants to promote
the purchase of larger parcels of land
for parks, which could be difficult if
the town became more urbanized.
Herschel Slater, chairman of the
Parks and Recreation Commission,
said, "We believe it is apparent and
imperative to take such action and
to take it soon.
"The population growth, the land
price inflation and the needs are
Passing the bond would mean the
addition of 75 to 100 acres to 366
acres of public open space currently
owned by Chapel Hill in parks,
greenways and entranceways, Slater
If the bond were passed the town
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Serving the students and the Universiiy community since 1893
Tuesday, February 28, 1989
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By NANCY WYKLE
Staff Writer "
The Student Congress Finance
Committee recommended during its
annual budget hearings that the
Yackety Yack get almost one-third
less funding from student activities
fees than it1 did last year.
The Yack requested $10,240 from
congress, and the committee recom
mended the yearbook get $6,640. Last
year, the Yack received $9,340.
The finance committee held its
hearings last week and recommended
funding for 24 of the 27 student
groups that requested congress funds.
The full congress will vote on funding
for these groups March 4.
Student Congress is responsible for
allocating student activities fees to
student groups each year. Groups
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By RHETA LOGAN
Students will go to the polls today
to vote in runoff elections for student
body president, senior class offices
and Student Congress seats.
Juniors Brien Lewis and Trey
Loughran are competing in a runoff
election for student body president.
Bobby Ferris and Greg Zeeman,
write-in candidates in last week's
election, will oppose Danny Rosin
and Bryan Brayboy in a runoff for
senior class president and vice pres
ident; Anna Baird and George Saad
will compete in a runoff for senior
Donnie Esposito and Deanna
Ramey will compete in a runoff for
the District 10 Student Congress seat
All runoff elections are necessary
because none of the candidates
received at least 50 percent of the vote
in the Feb. 2 1 election.
' Tom Elliot and Ram Ramachan
dran, Student Congress candidates
for District 6, will face each other in
a re-election because of a problem
with the Health Sciences Library
Miscommunication caused a three
hour delay in opening the pollsite,
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Center. The panel met to discuss the fate of the arts in the 1 960s
and the changes that occurred during that time.
could purchase three or four neigh
borhood parks, build bridges and
trails and renovate the 10-year-old
community center on Estes Drive, he
said. ' -
Council member David Godschalk
said, "WeVe heard from the advo
cates of open space," and brought up
the question of the cost to the
taxpayer of the proposed bond
Taylor said the bond package
would result in an $80 tax increase
for a person owning a house valued
The town council moved to discuss
a possible public hearing on the bond
package to their March 6 meeting.
In other business, Town Planner
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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first make requests of the finance
committee, which then recommends
an amount of funding to the full
Congress has $174,520 to allocate,
and the committee recommended
$139,563 in allocations.
Kelly Sherrill, business manager of
the Yack, said she believed the cuts
over the past two years had been a
general move to take funds away
from the Yack. The staff is trying to
raise the number of subscriptions to
increase revenues. -
"It's going to be extremely tough,"
she said. "We're trying to raise money
basically any way we can. We would
hate for there not to be a yearbook."
The Yack has to charge students
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and polltenders will be better organ
ized for today's election, said Martha
Borden, elections board member.
Various campus groups, such as the
Order of the Bell Tower and Alpha
Phi Omega, have been recruited to
work at the polishes, she said.
"Voter turnout today should be
about the same as last week's," said
Wilborn Roberson, Elections Board
Roberson said he expected about
5,200 students to vote today, only 238
students fewer than the turnout of
5,438 last Tuesday.
All-campus and district polishes
will open at 10 a.m. and will close
at 7 p.m., except for the Morehead
Sundial site, which .wjlj oss,at,5:30
p.m and the law school site, which
will close at 6 p.m.
Election returns should begin
coming into Room 220 of the Student
Union about 7:30 p.m. and will be
posted in 209 Manning Hall, Rob
The Elections Board should finish
counting the votes earlier than they
Roger Waldon presented a report on
growth management to the council.
He recommended that the council call
a public hearing to consider amend
ments to the adequate public facilities
Proposals include limiting the
number of building permits or devel
opment approvals allowed each year
and a reduction in auto traffic caused
by new development in Chapel Hill.
Godschalk expressed concern
about the proposed cap on the
number of building permits or devel
opment approvals granted in a year.
"It seems to me that the staff have
already taken it upon themselves that
a cap ... is a good idea," he said.
"Yet the idea in many places has
proven to be simplistic, cumbersome
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because it is not completely funded,
she said. At most universities the
yearbooks are completely funded by
student fees, she said.
Future finance committees will
decide if the Yack should be funded,
said finance committee member
Jurgen Buchenau (Dist. 3).
"We didn't want to make students
pay twice for something that expen
sive," he said. Funding the Yack is
not one of Student Congress' top
priorities, Buchenau said.
"Past congresses haven't looked at
things the proper way in the past,"
Buchenau said. Student governments
at most universities don't fund
yearbooks, he said. The yearbook
mainly focuses on undergraduates
and UNC's Greek system, which
represents a small portion of the
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did last Tuesday because there will
be fewer winners to tally, Borden said.
The absence of write-in candidates on
the ballots will also make the count
ing process go quicker, Roberson
The pollsite at Manly Residence
Hall was not running during the Feb.
By AMY WAJDA
The Black Student Movement
(BSM) was not absolved of its duty
to meet Student Congress budget
deadlines because of its "failure to
maintain accurate watches," accord
ing to a statement released by the
congress appeals committee Monday.
The three-person committee ruled
Feb. 20 that the BSM and four other
groups that missed budget deadlines
had no grounds for appeal and could
not participate in the budget process.
Committee members did not state
their reasons for denying the appeals
until Monday's written opinion was
The BSM's opinion said its treas
urer, Chanda Douglas, would have
submitted the group's budget request
on time according to her watch, but
no Student Congress members were
in Suite C. Douglas left" the 'Student
Congress office to correct a mistake
in the request, BSM members said.
The request was then refused when
and not effective."
Godschalk added, "I am very
disappointed to see this come forward
as a direct request without it coming
first to the council."
The town council moved to have
the town manager set up a work
session to discuss the report.
The fate of neon signs in Chapel
Hill was summed up in a statement
by Cassandra Sloop, chairman of the
Chapel Hill Appearance Commission
and the neon sign committee, calling
for the public to consider changes to
the development ordinance that
would allow neon signs.
"They (the neon sign committee)
wish to avoid the look that charac
terizes Fayetteville and Las Vegas."
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student body, he said.
Buchenau said he would favor
eventually funding the Yack only for
In other business, the finance
committee recommended that three
group's requesting student fees not be
: The UNC Soviet Exchange Pro
gram did hot submit a complete
budget because members weren't sure
about program dates or costs, he said.
The exchange program requested
$3,650. The committee recommended
that the program; present a more
concrete budget to congress in the
The Student Health Action Com
mittee requested $446 for a clinic to
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she said. '
Some students who voted for
Ferris and Zeeman in the Feb. 2 1
election caused confusion when they
wrote in one candidate and not the
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she tried to submit it after the
, According to the. committee's
statement, the office was manned
from the timelhe BSM said Douglas
first tried to submit the request until
she returned after the deadline.
The committee took this as suffi
cient reason to disqualify the BSM's
BSM President Kenneth Perry said
he was considering appealing the
decision to the Student Supreme
Court. The BSM general body would
vote on any such appeal at its March
8 meeting, he said.
The incident was "just a big
misunderstanding," Perry said. "I
back my treasurer," he said. "But I
don't think Student Congress would
falsify anything or that the guy would
leave and not tell anyone." :
Perry said it was not that important
for the BSM to be included in the
spring budget process because the
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