Volume DC. Issue 18
Raleigh, North Carolina
• President Gintoo’s second
nominatioa for Attorney General
withdrew as a candidate Friday.
Federal Ju^e Kimba Wood ad
mitted that she had hired an illegal
alien as a babysitter; however, she
did pay the required Social Secu
rity taxes and broke no laws.
• An Iranian airplane carrying
132 p^pie collided with an air
force jetaftertaJceoffMonday from
Tehran's main airport There were
• Governor Jim Hunt said he
would go to FOrt Worth, Texas, to
persuade American Airlines to keep
its hub at Raleigh-Durham Interna
• Two of the Marines who were
charged with assaulting a gay man
outside of a Wilmington bar la^
week were arrested Monday. They
were charged in connection with
an assault that occuned on Jan. 28,
the night before they attacked Crae
Pridgen. This attack occuired at a
tionFacility, pleaded guilQ'to lesser
charges, after being charged with
raping three inmates at the facility.
• Duke defeated Qemson at
Littlejohn Coliseum 93-84, Mon
• The Associated Press top 10
was released Monday. Four ACC
teams made the list Duke was third.
North Carolina sixth, Wake Forest
ninth and Florida State tenth.
• Former tennis pro Arthur died
of AIDS Saturday. Ashe was noted
as an activist against discrimina
tion and bigotry.
• New members of the Basket
ball Hall of Fame were selected
Monday. The list included Julius
is a native of New Bern, N.C.
Faircloth residence hall vandalized
by Amity Brown
Vandals pulled down the exit
signs at each end of Faircloth Resi
dence Hall's third floor sometime
between midnight Hiursday and 6
a.m. Friday, according to Becky
Bradshaw, Faircloth Residence Di
"It was very serious because some
of the wiring was almost pulled loose,
so whoever did it could have been
eletrocuted, or the wires could have
shorted out and caused a fire."
The incident was discussed in the
hall meetings in Faircloth Monday
"We discussed it soeveryone would
understand what happened and the
seriousness of the vandalism. We
asked Oiat if anyone had any infor
mation, heard anything or knew who
did it, to come forward and speak to
someone in a position of authority."
Both signs were pulled down from
the ceilii^, but neither was discon
nected. Howevo*, the fixtures were
broken and had to be re^daced.
Selected Hilarity entertain at MEA Comedy Night
pboto by Praam Pate
Two members of ''Selected Hilarity,” Dave and Andy,
entertain tiie crowd with ittq>rov.
by Frances Pate
Believe it or not, last Thursday
night the Meredith College cafete
ria was transformed into a comedy
Weidler, with the help of other
Meredith Entertainment Association
members, changed the dining hall
Students came with Mends to
enjoy relreshments and the comedy
of “Selected Hilarity,” a five-man
comedy act from Chapel Hill.
Students laughed as the group
performed and responded when the
act asked for audience participa
tion, yelling out silly song titles and
Molly Guin, asojrtiomore, said,”I
by Tracey Rawls
Tlie Student Government Asso
ciation (SGA) is sponsoring Fac
ulty Appreciation Day, Friday, ac
cording to Jennifer Hartig, SGA
"In planning Faculty Apprecia
tion Day. our feeling was that pro
had so much
fun. 1 thought
it was hilari
she and her
said, “It was
funny. I "
did a good
job.” She said she appreciated the
For those of you who attended and
have become “Selected Hilarity” fans.
fessors aren't told often enough that
they are appreciated,” Hartig said. She
added ttiat SGA "has some surprises
planned for faculty" and that she is
composing a poem in honor of the
SGA hopes students will partici
pate by showing their professors how
much they appreciate them.
you can see them again at Charlie
Goodnight’s Comedy Club from Feb
ruary 23-27. For those of you who
missed them lliursday night, here's
Inside the Herald.,.
debates homosexuals in
* Basketball results
* Review of Sommersby
SGA to sponsor Faculty