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Sunny High in upper 50s Wednesday: Cloudy High 60 Internship workshop 4p.m.,210Hanes i a U Sn vi'ix i he students and the University community since 1893 Volume 97, Issue 112 Tuesday, Jr.nrf ?y 7.2, 1990 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1 1 63 si WLST' D 1 V)lie Li vL li tl 4Ji Ml 1 yy 1 1 lX v( By JENNIFER PILLA Sfaf IVrfer Student Congress w ill vote Wednes day whether to include three proposed referendums on the student ballot Feb. 20. including one that would drasti cally change the way in which student activities fees are allocated. The referendum which would have the most impact is one which, if ap proved in the general election, would give students direct control over the distribution of their student fees through a Student Choice Funding Process. The process would allow students to decide through computerized ballots exactly how much of their individual fees they would want allocated to each student organization. Passage of the referendum would change the entire system of budgeting C A T:7X M P U Hsil ma student too,. ' bers tmv student tecs. $4SMV !';. it: ii to 1'. p. T. pro iuee IV; : dent Ciojvn Fath gfot;p i have on.- r budget VvM t!ic pte i:v ' Rep. V.r. K, v ho is . o Andrew ( VI, e: 4- W rulum because it al M ii.ivc a direct voice c theii money goes. she v;t not certain '-.e i'k time o read the it ihe would. It's an -ii 'li! v that we would ! ' I i e '!) airman Don- i ;p wed the sys '! ii t's feasible or !.: t; povess has benefiting the '. II '. oi I s." i ; lioVnce in the I'lidgetaiy deci i ';e intelligent SimicDt Congress, ei'iVih to decide Friedman added: "These same stu dents that people are saying would not read this guide may not have read my platform, but that doesn't mean they weren't qualified to vote on Student Congress members." Cohen stressed that congress is not voting to implement the process, but to allow students to vote on it the form of a referendum. "I think it would be rather inappro priate for Student Congress to deny the students the opportunity to vote on this. Let the students decide." Student Body Treasurer Carol Hooks said that while she understood the basic philosophy of allowing students to decide how fees should be allocated, she was not sure the system would See REFERENDUMS, page 2 O O was aspo By SARAH CAGLE Assistant University Editor It may be a month before authorities know whether the white powder that police found in UNC sophomore Robert Harrell's room last Wednesday is co caine or crushed aspirin, assistant dis trict attorney William Massengale said Monday. Harrell, 20, of 21 1 Lew is Residence Hall, was arrested by University police for possession of cocaine, possession of a hand gun and possession of drug paraphernalia. Harrell, acting on his attorney's advice, said Monday that he could not comment on his arrest. His roommate, who asked that his name not be used, said Sunday that Harreii 1 1 1 i : - fioot for .tVi; 'l w hitv pov d -!. . . ' tulv o'i a v !..'. . ; resid n: assist.i. . v i H:.TTe!i s .... : - ! ' " ' H ineli v..ch.i ' coc'ine !o 'v " : He had ;. . ' ' seiiiesrer. H male to: u -!' Al'.h.nih ! : th.it . h.tii. . v ti. i-is- -dropped txx.uie il c . cocaine, otfiei.-!-. -,!,. ! ; I H:;! Clerk of Couit's oilue .iid M"nda that Harrell would face a probable caie hearing on all three chaigcs.Fiiday. A small portion of the v ! :".e po'.. del : I to a laboratory at t lne--.:igation for .i w hi!e lo do (the e i a batkhg of s.,id. "Two to : !p.ie.'.l." a ;!i not te avail '. ii!se !:eai ing Fii 1 ict Court, he i : 1 1 in I i Miu.re hallmate o .iidnt't believe that '.ii'e.t 1 1 10 incident to 'iLiiLiic. "I never saw i -. tv. ecu them. Bobbv's pot a indictive guy. He got along with ever one on the hall." But Spicule said he did not believe ti'. t:b?aive w -as cocaine either. "I never really knew Bobby to be involved in that kind of thing. I think it was aspirin. I don't think it was cocaine." Several of Harrell's hallmates, who spoke under the condition that their names not be used, said the substance was crushed aspirin. "I know exactly what happened," one Lewis resident said. "It was aspi rin. I don't know why he (Robert) did that. I just know he couldn't stand his roommate." Another hallmate agreed. "Whether it (cocaine use) is in character for him or not, I don't know," he said. "Rob likes to party, I know that much. He's not a dealer or anything." See DRUGS, page 4 w,vi gmk.'.-8 fi-.Jt i . ....... ;.'' 'J -MKvflw MWW(M WAiiI i ; w 1 A - -rfll yr'!Psw f f AwvJ feZXyl ycjiHM'ia fMTSMWcMt VKxpMKi ftTOiimrfl-aii i fai.-j.. I, ? v.:- jj :S!W. M-!fJ- 11 cl : - 'A ft J- TJ IN. X . S. s- ; Waiting game DTHAmy Vitale Kenneth Perry, a first-year law student, readies himself to go home after a long day of classes. (Lack of candidal acids to dearth of black faculty By WILL SPEARS Assistant UniversjfyJiidHof In its efforts to recruit and keep black faculty members, UNC is increasingly coming up short a problem caused by a shortage of prospective candi dates. ac(.o::liV' officials. "There i . faculty n".l -u1'. faculty c'taii !;'..t: students "oir.e i . nc lewci black fac ie, uiii'. eisities must of leiaiiri'ig faculty from i s. I his seems to be the v::d Robert Cannon, di rector of the affirmative action office. "The pool is not that big. If you were president of a university needing new faculty, wouldn't you come here and try to recruit our people?" The figures seem to back up Cannon's statement. As of September 1989, UNC had 42 black faculty members; in September 1984, there were 50, according to a report released late last semester by the affirmative action office. But when one university recruits faculty from another, the results are beneficial for only one of the institu tions, according to some black offi- See FACULTY, page 2 Tair Heels so V J Li f ..... . . s ev . - j - . - . a ....... . i .. . " 4 . . . , .. -.v. 1 4, - f r ...v V l f . I r -.. . : . - . . ; . ; v v -VU;';',i;. - C',VV. VC'i. ;. : ' ' . ' ' ' - ' ' ' ... r . - A r' v; f. f ' . , v : f A' --isiFvf X .li-"-:....:.- V,i Vic A ' ,7 f -. i x DTK Schuyler Brown UNC point guard King Rice takes it to the hoop in Monday night's trouncing of Wake Forest nn era m -s-frh i By JAMIE ROSENBERG Sports Editor Voiceboxcs healed and bonfires extinguished, North Carolina basket ball fans shuffled dutifully into the Smith Center before Monday night's ACC matchup with Wake Forest. All they had to do was put in an appear ance, do a few cheers while the Tar Heels walloped the Deacs, who were winless in the ACC and certainly no Blue Devils or Wolfpack, and go home. But try as they might to take this one easy, Tar Heel faithful found themselves being called to duty once again. First the band did it, pouring onto center court just before game time, arms waving and horns blow ing. Then the Tar Heels themselves did their best to arouse excitement, clank ing shots and playing generous de fense in the first half to turn a blow out into a potential upset. With UNC down by as much as seven in the first per iod, fans and players alike began to come down from Blue I leaven and realie this was no ACC vacation. So the cheers started to go up, and the shots started to go in. Behind 15 second-half points from Rick Fox and a 25 percent better team shooting percentage in the second period, the Tar Heels broke open a 3 1 -3 1 halftime deadlock and sent the Deacs back to Winston-Salem with the 73-61 loss they deserved. North Carolina improved to 14-6 and 4-1 in the ACC, moving into a tie with Duke for the conference's top spot. Wake Forest dropped to 7-10 and 0-6. "We just came out a little bit lacka daisical," UNC center Scott Williams said. "We weren't executing our press very well, and we weren't shooting the ball well." After opening up an early 8-2 lead, the Tar Heel offense disappeared. While UNC missed eight of its next nine field goal attempts, bricked five of six free throws and turned the ball over three times, the Deacs went on a 16-3 run to build an 18-1 1 lead with 8:16 to play in the period. The North Carolina defense, however, still managed to force nine Demon Deacon turnovers, and de spite a horrid 35.5 percent shooting clip in the first period, UNC had enough opportunities to sink the shots See DEACONS, page 5 ystem's campuses e with cots stru By MYRON B. PITTS Staff Writer UNC-Chapel Hill, victim of a $2.8 million budget cut, and N.C. State University, w hich had to lay off several employees and drop class sections, are not the only schools in the UNC system to suffer from a recent cutback in state funds, according to officials at other institutions. The recent reduction in budget allot ments is the result of a dragging state economy caused by slow-building state revenues, teacher pay raises and con siderable emergency funding brought on by Hurricane Hugo. David Witherspoon, director of the News Bureau at N.C. Central Univer sity (NCCU), said the Durham school had already sustained a $900,000 budget cut as a direct result of I lurricane Hugo aid. In addition, NCCU has received another reduction of equal amount ef fective in the third (current) quarter, he said. "We've had a cut of $900,000 re lated to the shortfall. The v ice chancel lor for financial affairs has frozen all equipment funds." Some of that equipment is critical, Witherspoon said. Timothy Jordan in the UNC Wilmington business affairs department said that equipment and development problems also affected the eastern N.C. school but that the basic instruction there was unchanged. "Of course, they've (the budget cuts have) had and will have an impact across the campus. We will not be able to do some thipgs we had planned to do this year. I don't want to say it will affect the mission of the university." All departments felt the effects, he added. Many schools reported that some of their money losses were felt indirectly through the necessary reduction of faculty and staff positions. Olen Smith, vice chancellor for business affairs at UNC-Charlotte, said that in the fall semester, the school was required to maintain a higher vacancy rate, and that is slightly increased for this quarter. The increased staff vacan cies have not been a problem. Smith said, because of the large job market in Charlotte. The so-called budget cuts were actu ally cuts in allotments, Smith emphasized. At N.C. A&T University, several non-faculty but important staff posi tions were eliminated due to the need for increased vacancies, said Charles Mclntyre, vice chancellor of business and finance for the Greensboro school. "They (state officials) also instructed us to leave nine posts vacant. These are non-teaching positions. They are criti cal positions, however." He noted specifically the loss of maintenance personnel and groundskeepers. The $395,000 cut for one quarter sustained by A&T represents a 4.5 percent reduction for the university and has caused decreased spending for of fice supplies and educational equip ment, Mclntyre said. "It's painful. It's difficult any time you have to make budget cuts." Other reactions to the economic strain were varied, and most revealed hopes for a smooth recovery. Witherspoon, despite stating that larger institutions probably suffered more than NCCU, said, "We hope to be able to get through thd year with no further cuts. We don't anticipate any severely adverse affects." Jordan added, "We are shouldering the burden along with everyone else." Ila Gray, director of Financial serv- See BUDGET, page 2 EiSBde Hearing holdups Health problems may cause delay in hearing 3 On the house Housing department to offer guaranteed spaces 3 Basketball brawl Police prepare to investigate NCCU, A&T free-for-all ....4 Campus and city 3 State and national 4 Arts and features 4 Sports 5 Classifieds 6 Comics 7 r The move the change, the more it is the same thing. Alphonse Karr

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