North Carolina Newspapers

Monday, August 27, 2001
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/v 16 Years Ago
JpSj * This week in 1985, Hillsborough youth Maxwell Avery
Wright led police to the body of UNC graduate student
Y 1 Sharon Lynn Stewart. Wright was charged with first
f I degree murder, kidnapping and robbery in the case.
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\ ■ This week in 1979, the town of Chapel Hill officially
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ijjgl U.S. Postal Service. The structure was built in 1937 as
part of Franklin Roosevelt's public-works program.
57 Years Ago
a This week in 1944, 17-year-old Laurence Rivken graduated Phi Beta
Kappa during a wartime commencement ceremony held in Forest Theatre.
Women outnumbered the men 3-1 in the group of 66 seniors.
The Daily Tar Heel Seeks
New Staff for All Desks
Staff Report
Here’s the chance to work behind the
scenes of one of the best-read college
newspapers in the nation.
The Daily Tar Heel is looking to hire
new staff this fall, and the application
process has begun.
The DTH is hiring writers, photogra
phers, graphic artists, designers and car
toonists. No experience is necessary to
Interested students are urged to
attend one of two interest meeting this
Tuesday and Wednesday. Both will take
place at 7:30 p.m. in Gardner 105.
Please note that this is a change from the
originally publicized interest meeting
location and time.
Stop by and meet an editor from
each of the 13 desks that are hiring for
the fall. They will be there to offer infor
mation about the requirements of a
DTH staff member and to answer any
questions about the desks and the appli
cation process.
Editors will be present after the meet
ing to answer individual questions.
Beginning September 4th and sth, 2001
Peer tutors available on a drop-in basis
first come, first serve-to help in the following courses:
French 1-4 • Spanish 1-4 • German 1-4 (Tuesdays only)
Portuguese 1,3 (Tuesdays only)
Italian 1,3 (Wednesdays only) • Math 10, 17, 18, 30, 31
Biol 11, 50 • Chem 11, 21,41 • Chem 61 (Wednesdays only)
Phys 24, 25 (Wednesdays only) • Econ 10 • Business 24, 71
Statistics 11 (Tuesdays only)
Statistics 31 (Wednesdays only) • Anthropology 10
Psychology 10 (Tuesdays only)
Astronomy 31 (Wednesdays only) • Geology 11
For additional help in chemistry and math,
try these free resources:
The Math Help Center
09 Gardner
3:30-7:30 pm M-Th
The Chemistry Resource Center
225 Venable Hall
12:00-6:00 pm M-Th
Questions? Call 962-3782
Sponsored by the Peer Tutoring Program
and UNC Learning Center
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Staff applications are now available
and can be picked up at the interest
meeting. Extra applications are located
at the DTH front office, which is located
in Suite 104 in the back of the Student
They also can be found every day in
the Pit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If writing is not your strength but the
mission, improvement and production
of the DTH intrigues you, the paper has
a spot for you, too.
The DTH also is seeking students
who are interested in being on the
Student Feedback Board. SFB is a small,
informal group that comes together four
times during each semester with a DTH
editor for a discussion about the paper’s
A separate application is available for
the SFB at the same locations as the staff
Both the staff and SFB applications
are due to the DTH front office by noon
Friday, Sept. 7.
If you have any questions, please
contact DTH Editor Katie Hunter at
The University and Towns
In Brief
UNC Annual Concert
To Cover Many Genres
Faculty members and students from
the UNC Department of Music will per
form pieces from a wide variety of gen
res at the 10th annual Spectum Concert
on Sept. 14.
The concert, at 8 p.m. in Memorial
Hall, will be part of Carolina Family
Weekend, an annual celebration that
allows students’ families to visit cam
pus and attend athletic and cultural
The Spectum Concert will include
performances by UNC’s wind ensem
ble, jazz band, chamber singers, men’s
and women’s glee clubs and percussion
Faculty soloists and student chamber
ensembles also will be featured.
Tickets are $5 from the Carolina
Parents Office or at the door.
For more information, call the par
ents office at 962-8304.
Distinguished Professor
Writes His Memoirs
UNC English Professor Emeritus
Louis D. Rubin Jr. recalls his colorful
past as a newspaper reporter and pub
lisher in his new book.
“An Honorable Estate: My Time in
the Working Press,” covers Rubin’s time
as a reporter and editor in the 1940 sand
19505, as he worked for various news
papers and The Associated Press.
In 1967, Rubin became a UNC
English professor, and he stayed in that
position until 1989.
Rubin also founded Algonquin
Books of Chapel Hill in 1982. The pub
lishing house national and international
awards for its work with young
R&B Singer Aaliyah, 8 Others, Killed in Crash
The Associated Press
Investigators waded through smoldering
Bahamian swampland on Sunday, cart
ing off sand-covered luggage and hunt
ing for an explanation for the plane
crash that killed young R&B star
Aaliyah and eight others.
The Cessna carrying Aaliyah and her
party plummeted to earth in perfect
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Southern authors.
Conference to Honor
State’s Nature Writing
“Lawson’s Legacy: Nature Writing
and North Carolina, 1701-2001,” a con
ference sponsored by the North
Carolina Collection of UNC and the
North Carolinian Society Inc., will cel
ebrate North Carolina’s long history of
nature writing.
The Sept. 7-8 event in Wilson
Library will focus on the 300th
anniversary of Englishman John
Lawson’s travels throughout the state’s
He recorded his 550-mile journey
in a detailed journal, which was pub
lished as a “New Voyage to Carolina”
in 1709.
The book, the first substantial attempt
to describe the New World’s natural his
tory, also includes a written history of
North Carolina’s natural life.
The conference also will feature the
works of contemporary North Carolina
nature and outdoor writers, including
Bland Simpson, Phillip Manning and
David Cecelski.
UNC to Host Forum
On Development Plan
UNC will host a forum on the
University Development Plan submitted
to the the town of Chapel Hill in July.
During the forum the plan will be
presented and University officials will
receive feedback on it.
The forum will be held from 5:30 to
7 p.m on Sept. 10 in 111 Carroll Hall.
It is open to the general public and is
sponsored by the Faculty Council, the
Employee Forum and UNC’s student
government. The Chapel Hill Town
Council will hold its public hearing on
the plan on Sept. 19 and vote on the
plan on Oct. 1.
The development plan is available at
UNC Joins European
Union Network Again
UNC has been selected again by the
European Union to be part of a nation
wide network designed to advance
weather Saturday afternoon soon after
takeoff for Florida.
A day later, investigators had few
answers about what could have caused
the crash. Police Superintendent Basil
Rahming said only that one of the
Cessna’s engines “apparently failed.”
Aaliyah, who at age 22 already had a
Grammy nomination, a platinum album
and several high-profile acting credits
under her belt, was killed instantly. Five
understanding of social, political and eco
nomic events in contemporary Europe.
The University’s European Union
Center was founded in 1998 as part of the
Center for European Studies, to bring
together scholars, policy-makers and busi
ness executives from the United States
and abroad to exchange ideas about pol
itics, markets and policy in Europe.
UNC’s European Union Center is
one of only eight programs nationwide
that were selected for renewed funding
and membership in the network.
Agency Receives Grant
To Help At-Risk Youth
Volunteers for Youth, a nonprofit
United Way agency that aims to curb
juvenile delinquency, has received a
SIO,OOO grant from the Cisco
The grant will be used for a career
preparation program that teaches job
skills, budgeting and financial manage
ment to local teenagers.
The agency’s Juvenile Community
Services Program will use the grant to
expand its training program for juve
niles who have to complete community
service by court order.
Previously, the program only includ
ed a Saturday morning job skills training
session. With the grant, Volunteers for
Youth will be able to include field trips,
job shadowing and hands-on activities
for its participants.
Volunteers for Youth is also looking
for mentors to work with at-risk youth in
Orange County. Currendy, more than
80 young people are waiting to be
paired with an adult mentor. Volunteers
must commit four hours per week for
one year and attend a compulsory train
ing session.
The next volunteer training session
will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept.
25 and 26 at Volunteers for Youth’s
office in Carrboro. Call Eileen Hannan
at 967-4511 for more information.
Local Center To Offer
Programs For Women
The Women’s Center, a Chapel Hill
based group located at 210 Henderson
St., is sponsoring several programs in
line with its mission of helping women
in the area achieve their personal and
others on board also died at the scene,
while three more died later of their
injuries, Rahming said.
A New York City native and Detroit
resident, Aaliyah had deep roots in the
R&B community. Saturday’s crash left
fans, friends and collaborators in
“She was like one of my daughters,
she was one of the sweetest girls in the
world,” said Grammy-winning producer,
arranger and composer Quincyjones. “I
loved her and respected her and I am
absolutely devastated.”
Aaliyah and the others in her party
had come to the Bahamas to shoot a
music video, authorities said. Their plane
was bound for Opa-locka, Fla., in perfect
Campus Calendar
noon - UNC student government
invites students to rally in the Pit to show
discontent with tuition increases pro
posed by the N.C. General Assembly.
7 p.m. - The first meeting of the
College Republicans will take place in
Union 209.
N.C. GOP Chairman Bill Cobey will
be the guest speaker.
7 p.m. - Delta Delta Sigma, a pre
dental honor society, will hold an inter
est meeting in Brauer Hall at the Dental
7:30 p.m. - The Dialectic and
Philanthropic Societies cordially
invite the campus community to their
first meeting of the semester.
The program will be a series of
impromptu debates in which guests are
welcome to speak.
The meeting will take place in 308
New West Hall.
Formal attire is recommended.
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The center is offering a Managing
Stress and Worry seminar from 7 p.m to
9 p.m on Oct. 8 that will suggest strate
gies to cope with and reduce stress.
The cost is $lO for members and sl6
for nonmembers.
Also, to ease the transition of relocat
ing to the area, the center is offering a
Women in Transition group session. The
four sessions will explore ways to man
age life changes.
The cost is $45 for members and $72
for nonmembers.
The Women’s Center also is sponsor
ing a speech by Barnsley Brown on cre
ating the career you love.
The cost is $lO for members and sl3
for nonmembers.
For more information, to become a
member or to enroll in a program call
Youth Soccer Program
In Need of Volunteers
Rainbow Soccer, a league for partic
ipants from three years of age to adults,
needs volunteers to coach all age
Coaches must be able to commit four
to five hours per week, with two week
day afternoon practices and a Saturday
Practices start Sept. 4.
For more information or to sign up,
contact Alice Craft at 967-8797.
Family Violence Center
Seeks Aid for Programs
The Family Violence Prevention
Center of Orange County is looking for
volunteers to work as crisis line advo
cates, court advocates, community edu
cators and childcare providers.
The center, a nonprofit agency, pro
vides support, information and advoca
cy to victims of domestic violence and
their family and friends.
Volunteer training will be held in
The center also offers domestic vio
lence support groups for women who
are currendy in or who have been in an
abusive relationship. Groups are held
weekly at lunch or in the evening.
For more information contact Jenn
Barr at 929-3872.
weather when it went down on Abaco
Island, roughly 200 feet from the end of
the runway at Marsh Harbour airport.
On Sunday, the Cessna’s nose section
was lying about 20 yards from the rest of
the battered fuselage, and luggage and
pieces of the plane were scattered about
Rahming said the other passengers
killed were Scott Gallian, 41; Keith
Wallace, 49, of Los Angeles; Douglas
Kratz, 28, a representative for Virgin
Records, and makeup artist Eric
Foreman, 29, both of Hollywood, Calif.;
Gina Smith, 29, also of Hollywood;
Anthony Dodd, 34, of Los Angeles; and
Christopher Maldonado, 32, of New
Jersey. The plane’s pilot, identified only
as L. Maradel, also died.
, Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - Students United for a
Responsible Global Environment
will host speaker and UNC graduate
John Cox in Union 212.
Cox will give an eyewitness report of
the G-8 Summit protests in Genoa,
For the Record
In the Aug. 24 Football Tab, Ralph
Friedgen was incorrectly pictured as
former Maryland coach Ron
In the Aug. 24 article “Departments’
Resources, Classes Scarce,” the number
of psychology majors was incorrectly
listed as 415. The correct number is
The Daily Tar Heel regrets the errors.
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P.O. Box 3257, Chapel Hill, NC 27515
Katie Hunter, Editor, 962-4086
Advertising & Business, 962-1163
News, Features. Sports, 962-0245
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