VOLUME 116, ISSUE 76
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North Carolina led for three
quarters, but momentum swung
to Virginia Tech after an ankle
injury tookTJ. Yates out "It's very
disappointing to lose a game like
this,” coach Butch Davis said.
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Columnist John McWhorter,
who will be at UNC tonight,
advocates moving "beyond
race." See his column and other
viewpoints on diversity.
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Hundreds of corgi enthusiasts
and their dogs celebrated at the
N.C. Corgi Picnic on Saturday.
"I've been waiting for this all
year,” Caroline Durkinaux said.
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UNC admissions directors said
they don't look at pfospective
students' Facebook profiles, but
many college admissions offices
told a Kaplan survey they do.
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Watch highlights from Triangle
fashion and graffiti showcase.
N.C. CORGI PICNIC
View photos of the cutest
"bunny butts" in the state.
View pictures from UNC's loss
to Virgina Tech on Saturday.
this day in history
The chancellor search
committee receives more
than 147 recommendations
for a replacement for
Chancellor Paul Hardin.
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Tutu is May ’OB speaker
South African leader topped the list
BY MEGHAN PRICHARD
He has negotiated for equality
in South Africa, was awarded a
Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 and was
elected as the first black African
archbishop of Cape Town two
And now, Desmond Tutu will
deliver this year’s May commence
“Our world desperately needs
the compassion and under
standing that he exemplifies,”
Chancellor Holden Thorp said in
a press release today.
“I can’t imagine a finer, more
qualified person to inspire our
graduates and their families.
Having him speak at Carolina’s
commencement will be a slam
dunk for our graduates.”
Ronald Strauss, the executive
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Students line the steps of Carroll Hall during Good Morning America's broadcast early Saturday morning. The morning news show is
visiting all 50 states. The show filmed at UNC throughout the past week and'sought to gauge the political attitudes of students.
Crews staged ‘balanced’ political representation
BY EMILY KENNARD
Tensions between Obama and McCain
groups escalated before a “Good Morning
America” broadcast Saturday as TV crew
members replaced Obama supporters at
the front of the crowd with McCain sup
UNC first-year Clay Vickers arrived on set
at 5:30 a.m. to grab a prime spot in front
of Carroll Hall, ready to display his support
He was one of about 20 Democrats picked
by the film crew to move back to make room
for more Republicans, right before filming
“It’s not a reflection of the truth,” Vickers
said. “This is what’s wrong with the media
Ackland celebrates 50 years
BY KEVIN TURNER
ASSISTANT ARTS EDITOR
Sept. 20, 1958, was the first
day the Ackland Art Museum
opened its doors. Fifty years later,
art from that period of American
history is on display at the same
“Circa 1958: Breaking Ground
in American Art,” which opened
Sunday, is the Ackland’s largest
and most ambitious exhibition
to date and features works from
some of the most influential art
ists of the 1950 sand ’6os.
“I wanted to know what was going
on in the art world in 1958, when we
opened our doors,” said Emily Kass,
director of the museum.
And as America changed, a lot
was also going on in the art world.
New styles of painting and sculpt
ing emerged as NASA formed, die
space race heated up and the Cold
SEE CIRCA 1958, PAGE 6
associate provost, said the chan
cellor’s office has been in commu
nication with Ihtu since last year,
though he was unable to speak at
the 2008 commencement.
Student Body President J.J.
Raynor, who was a member of the
Commencement speaker advisory
committee, said the archbishop
was still No. 1 on almost every
committee member’s list this year
“I think he was upset because
he wanted to come in years past
and couldn’t. This year he got back
to us right away,” she said.
“I think he made it a personal
point to come speak at UNC.”
Tutu was ordained as an
Anglican priest in 1960 as the
apartheid in South Africa forced
blacks into segregated neighbor
hoods and did not allow them to
today. It’s a synthetic image.”
The show’s “50 States in 50 Days” tour
showcases the election’s impact on each
state. North Carolina kicked off the series
and is the only state where the program
plans to focus on a college, executive pro
ducer Andrew Morse said.
Sophomore Jason Sutton was one of the
McCain supporters selected to replace a
Democrat to balance the crowds. Sutton
said he thinks the substitutions were mer
“This is television. They’re here to get an
angle on the youth movement for both sides
of the campaign,” Sutton said. I
“It’s not a one-sided campus and both
sides are represented. We are just as pas
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Ramzi Musleh, 8, hammers a nail into interactive art by Yoko Ono at
the opening of the Ackland Art Museum's Circa 1958 exhibition.
the 1984 Nobel
vote in national elections.
After teaching theology in
England and serving in several
religious leadership roles in South
Africa, Tutu became the first black
general secretary of the South
African Council of Churches in
He used his position to
denounce apartheid and encour
age nonviolent protest.
After the apartheid ended
and Nelson Mandela was elected
president in 1994, Tutu led South
Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation
Commission to aid in rebuilding
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the Good Morning America taping.
Republican Darby Winters said she
thought the outrage from Obama support
ers demonstrated liberal intolerance.
But Obama supporters publicly displayed
their disappointment by yelling at the cam
“I think it’s ridiculous,” said Raven
Moeslinger, who didn’t get moved. “It
misrepresents our campus and the coun
try. It misrepresents the enthusiasm for
Crew members said they were trying to
balance out the crowd.
Kate Snow, a co-anchor of Good Morning
America, said she felt the political tensions
SEE GMA, PAGE 6
► 2008 - Jessye Norman, opera
>■ 2007 - Madeleine Albright,
former U.S. Secretary of State
► 2006 - Wendy Kopp, founder
of Teach for America
► 2005 - Peter Gomes, Harvard
University professor of Christian
► 2004 - Julius Chambers,
director of UNC’s Center for Civil
“I would think that all gradu
ating students would admire and
respect and draw inspiration from
his speech when leaving school,”
said Senior Class President James
Shelly. “He’s just going to lend
SEE TUTU, PAGE 6
Coalition drafts plan
College access for
all key to efforts
BY REBECCA PUTTERMAN
ASSISTANT STATE & NATIONAL EDITOR
GREENSBORO - The first
statewide student coalition to
fight for undocumented immi
grants’ continued access to col
lege met Saturday to draft a
The N.C. Coalition for College
Access, composed of representa
tives from almost all the UNC
system schools, is hoping to orga
nize on every UNC-system campus
and N.C. community college before
the end of the semester.
Coalition members hope to have
a network in place that can over
whelm any opposition in time for
the beginning of the January legis
Members decided on a three
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
recall his smile
BY SARAH FRIER
Joshua McCabe Bailey, known
for his winning smile, was paid
respects by hundreds at a memo
rial service Saturday. The Chapel
Hill native was 20 years old when
he went miss
ing this sum
details of his
up in Chapel
Hill and attend-
Middle School, Chapel Hill High
School and PACE Academy, which
he graduated from in 2006.
Jemma Strauss, who used to eat
lunch with Bailey in high school,
said he found ways to make her
happy when she was upset.
“He would stick a straw up his
nose or something, it >vquld always
make me laugh,*she said.
“He was so well-liked.”
Bailey was active in hi* church’s
youth group and attended a mis
sion trip to Mexico to build houses
for the poor.
He also volunteered with spe
cial needs children with the Family
But memories of Bailey’s quirks
drew the most smiles at the memo
“He would sit on the couch and
watch the country music videos
and sing at the top of his lungs,”
said Ray Warren, the Orange
United Methodist Church pastor
who led Bailey’s service.
“Only thing is, he couldn’t
He would try to eat two hot
dogs at the same time or build
a makeshift bike ramp to jump
over the church mailbox, Warren
Bailey had plans to become a
chef or work in youth ministry.
Warren remembers a time when
Bailey came to his office and told
him he thought God wanted him
to help other teenagers.
Bailey said that he wanted every
kid and every teenager to know
somebody loves him, Warren
“Josh’s 20 years of life simply
cannot be summed up in this
room,” Warren said.
He emphasized that Saturday
was a time to celebrate Bailey’s life
and be at peace with his death.
SEE BAILEY, PAGE 6
pronged strategy which will
include direct lobbying of law
makers in Raleigh, coalition
building with community mem
bers and coalition building on
They are also hoping to hold a
statewide student-led rally.
“Don’t fool yourselves to think
ing that you’re not in a fight ’cause
you are,” said Paul Cuadros, a
UNC-Chapel Hill journalism pro
fessor and the author of a book on
the South’s Latino communities.
The coalition was founded
Saturday at the conference, held
at N.C. Agricultural and Technical
The conference was initiated by
UNC-CH’s Coalition for College
Access, which formed last spring
to confront possible legislation
during the summer session.
“This is not going to go away,”
SEE COALITION, PAGE 6