Volume IX, Issue 24
Raleigh, North Carolina
• Michael Seagroves, the
Durtiam homeowner who fatally
shot a teenage burgular March
18, was indicted for murder Mon
day. The grand jury also handed
down indictments against four
teenagers who police say were
involved in the break-in at
Seagrove's home. Seagroves is
scheduled to be arraigned April
19 in Durtiam County Superior
Court His attorney said Seagroves
plans to plead not guilty.
• Delta Air Lines announced
plans Monday to lay off 600 pi
lots and ^ retire 28 jets this year.
Delta is the third*largest carrier at
Airport The airline employs about
70 people at the Triangle airport.
•Durham city council member
, Clarence Brown, was indicted
Monday on 12 charges of bilking
money from various sources.
» Unforgiven led the field of
winners with 4 Oscars Monday
night at the Academy Awards.
The western won the Oscar for
starred in and directed the movie,
won best director; Gene Hack
man was awarded best support
ing actor; and it also received the
award for film editing. A1 Pacino
won an Oscar fca best actor for his
role in Scent of a Woman. Emma
Thompson (Howards End) was
named best actress.
•In NCAA men’s baskeftall,
the Final Four games will be
played this weekend. All four
teams have been ranked number
one at some point this season.
Kansas will play North Carolina
and Kentucky will play Michigan
this weekend, "nie championship
game will be played Monday
Students select leaders
Much like campus-wide elections last week, the 1993-94
class elections were marked by unopposed and unfilled
offices. Overall, 17 offices were unopposed and 20 were
by Traci Laita
Class elections were held Tues
day. Blythe Taylor and Ashley
Blanton were competing for the of
fice of president. According to Jill
Barlow, Elections Board chair, Tay
lor won the election.
Speeches were held Monday night
in Belk Dining Hall for rising se
Blanton alluded to her fi-eshman
class president speech where she
quote Robert Frost’s poem “The
Road Less Traveled;” and she said
seniors “are still on that road.”
“I want the Class of ’94 to leave
with sparlde, shine and endiusiasm,”
Taylor thanked the junior class
for supporting her as the junior class
vice president, as well as in previ
ous offices, and stressed that the
senior class “must work together as
a class” and “continue to serve with
Running for senior class vice
president were Anissa Jones and
Tracy Salter. Salter won the office.
Jones used the story of her life at
Meredith to show how holding an
office helped her gain experience
and leadership qualities. Jones made
a call for seniors “to experience the
Salter’s speech echoed the senti
ment that she missed being involved
in class leadership.
“I’m fresh, new and experienced.
I held an ofQce once before and I
want it again,” said Salter.
Also giving speeches were juniors
Allison Hodges and Anne Leigh.
Hodges, who won the office of class
historian, said she loved being the
junior class historian and if elected,
she was “looking forward to the se
nior slide show.”
Leigh, who won the office of se
nior class marshall, said she can “hand
out programs with a smile onher face”
and she already has the long white
by Frances Pate
Catherine Davis and Holly Lennon
were competing for the office of presi
dent. According to Election Board
results, Davis won the election.
Although only a few students came
to hear what the candidates had to say,
those running were prepared and ex
cited about the speeches.
Catherine Davis was the first to
speak to the group. She said she was
excited about next year and promised
opponent, Holly Lennon, told the
sophomores, “If you give me your
hand I’ll give you ray heart”
Jenny Pevehouse and TlnaSylvester
won the office. Katherine Davis ran
unopposed for the office of treasurer.
Molly Guin and Abbey Lanier were
elected as Cornhuskin' co-chairs.
Stacey Young won ttie office of Stunt
co*chair. Kelly Formy-Duval and
Mary Hasty Barron, a write-in candi
date, were running for class senators.
Formy-Duval won the office. Jan
Everhart and Anne Haddock were
elected as Honor Council Represen
tative. Michelle Pigford, who has
been class marshall for the past two
years, won the position again.
Many candidates are disappointed
inthenumberofunopposed and open
offices and exj^sed some concern
about the speech night turnout.
Catherine Davis said, “I know the
people care about our class a lot more
thanUiisrefiects.” Molly Guinagreed
and said, “It’s sad because it doesn’t
said she was disappointed in the turn
out also. She said she hopes people
will become more interested and in
volved in the future.
Students are urged to apply for the
Student Government Association’s
offices. It is not too late.
by Sara Maultsby
Allison Carroll ran unopposed for
the office of sop^more class presi
dent. Accwding to elections board
see ELECTIONS pagethree
Inside the Herald.
• Oscar round-up
• Winners of the
• Honor society