VOLUME 116, ISSUE 98
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week that reach out to
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THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Democratic vice presidential
nominee Sen. Joe Biden
stopped in Raleigh on Thursday
night after a day of
campaigning in the state.
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JOE BIDEN VIDEO
Biden speaks about early
voting and the economy.
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this day in history
OCT. 24,1967 ...
Chase Cafeteria receives a "C"
sanitation rating. Managers
blame the low score on a dance
held there two days earlier.
days left of early and one-stop
voting. For Orange County
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Short life often uncertain
BY SARAH FRIER
While working as a dishwasher
at UNC Hospitals this spring,
Joshua Bailey spent nights sleep
ing in the white truck of a friend
who police say killed him.
The truck belonged to Matt
Johnson, 21, who the prosecution
says shot Bailey in the head with a
9 mm pistol off Twisted Oak Drive
in Chapel Hill.
Johnson and five others are
charged with kidnapping and killing
Bailey on July 29. Bailey, 20, came to
know the men through drug-related
activity, his friends said.
Nineteen people who knew
Bailey from work, high school and
hanging out on Franklin Street
spoke of his lifestyle in interviews.
Many said he stumbled upon drugs
while he was low on money the
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The McKee Corn Field Maze, located at McKee’s
Cedar Creek Farm just north of Hillsborough,
will be transformed into a haunted maze for this
weekend and Halloween night. The area will feature a
BC game crucial for UNC’s title chances
BY DAVID ELY
As the season winds down and
the North Carolina Tar Heels jockey
for position in the conference’s hier
archy, games start to take on greater
And for a team that still believes
it’s in the driver’s seat for a Coastal
Division title, the season could tip
Saturday against Boston College.
If the Tar Heels win, they would
pull to .500 in ACC play and keep up
with one-loss Georgia Tech, Virginia
Tech and Virginia. Lose, and UNC
virtually falls out of title contention.
But while all that might make it
seem as though the next game will
make or break the season, that’s not
necessarily how the team views it
“Every game for us is a big
game,” coach Butch Davis said after
Wednesday’s practice. “Obviously,
Photos remain controversial
BY ANDREA MARCHIANO
Dozens of miles of brick path
ways cut across UNC’s campus,
but many students found the anti
abortion exhibit in Polk Place on
Wednesday and Thursday hard
“You can’t avoid it,” said soph
omore Liz Goodman. “I went to
my class in Dey and about puked
on the way in.”
The three-sided, 18-foot-tall
exhibit, sponsored by Carolina
Students for Life and the national
group Justice for All, filled much
SEE ANTI-ABORTION, PAGE 8
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down a job,
Chapel Hill native was prone to
short stints of employment and
nights resorting to friends’ couches
for a place to sleep.
Bailey’s mother, Julie, said in
e-mail messages that he would
relapse to drugs during manic
depressive cycles. He suffered from
bipolar disorder and left home dur
ing an episode.
Bailey, told people he got kicked
out of his house, she said.
“It was easier for them to open
their homes to him by saying we
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the ACC games take on more impor
tance than certainly some non-con
ference games. But at the end of the
season, it’s about the number how
many did you win?”
That’s the attitude Davis has
instilled in his team from the first
day of training camp in August, but
a trip south shows that a season can
unravel in the blink of an eye.
Last year, the South Carolina
Gamecocks sat at 6-1 and ranked No.
6in the country after defeating UNC
on Oct 13. But just as quickly as USC
found success, it vanished.
The next week South Carolina was
A graphic images sign warns passersby of the 18-foot-tall exhibit on
abortion sponsored by Carolina Students for Life and Justice for All.
weren’t letting him come home
than it was to share the truth with
them —i that he was having a manic
cycle and was out of control, or out
of touch with reality,” she said.
Friends said he associated with
some of the suspects during high
school but became friends with
them more recently
Falling through the cracks
Johnson is the only suspect
Bailey’s parents had heard him
talk about when he was alive.
Bailey and Johnson attended
McDougle Middle School and
Chapel Hill High School at the same
time. Two other suspects, Brian
Minton, 18, and Jack Johnson 11,
19, also went to Chapel Hill High.
While taking classes at
Alamance Community College
2-acre maze for children and a 12-acre maze for adults.
The largest maze has approximately four miles of pathways
that lead visitors in all directions. The maze opens today.
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upset by Vanderbilt, and seven days
later it lost an overtime heartbreaker
to Tennessee. That game sent the
Gamecocks reeling to a 6-6 finish
and UT to the SEC Championship
While that doesn’t mean that a
loss to BC signals the end to the Tar
Heels’ bowl hopes, it does show how
important it is to prevent mid-season
“We definitely want to keep the
season going in the up direction,”
junior wideout Hakeem Nicks said.
Right now, UNC’s early sea
since 2005, Bailey jumped from
job to job. He spent one month at
his UNC Hospitals dishwashing
job and stopped showing up to
work around April 14, said Angelo
Mojica, director for nutrition.
Four-to-six-week periods of
not taking his medicine affected
Bailey’s ability to hold a job, Julie
While struggling with employ
ment, Bailey talked about selling
drugs, said his friend CJ Hoke.
“The glory. The cash. It was a
good way to make friends I sup
pose,” said Hoke, who knew Bailey
from parties and Caribou Coffee
hangouts. “I wish Josh would have
quit while he was still alive.”
He experimented with cocaine
and inhalants, but preferred mari-
SEE BAILEY, PAGE 8
son success hinges on how the Tar
Heels perform in the coming three
game stretch: BC, Ga. Tech and
All three have established them
selves among the ACC elite, and a
win against the Eagles could be the
boost UNC needs to ensure it makes
it out of that stretch unscathed.
“I told the team on Sunday, during
our team meeting, that the way I’m
viewing this week is we’ve got two
seasons left,” senior linebacker Mark
Paschal said. “We’ve got a one-game
season before the bye and then a
four-game season. If we can get this
win, that would be huge for us.”
Of course, beating BC won’t be
an easy task for the Tar Heels. The
Eagles are one of the most complete
squads UNC faces this year.
BC boasts the ACC’s No. 3 scor
ing offense and No. 2 scoring defense
Student leaders debate
system tuition increases
BY OLIVIA BOWLER
ASSISTANT STATE & NATIONAL EDITOR
This weekend UNC-system
student leaders will weigh in on
how much of a tuition increase
they think their constituents can
Tuition will be the key issue
on the agenda at the Association
of Student Governments month
ly meeting this weekend at
Appalachian State University.
The talk follows informal dis
cussion by the Board of Governors
budget and finance commit
tee last weekend on a possible
moratorium on 2008-09 tuition
“By and large we need to make
sure we have tuition as affordable
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2008
Season opener is after
Ist practice this year
BY LYLE KENDRICK
Senior Danny Green led the
UNC men’s basketball team in
free throw accuracy and pre-game
dance moves last season.
He will display both skills dur
ing Friday’s Late Night with Roy.
“We get to have fun before busi
ness breaks down,” Green said.
Late Night with Roy serves as the
kickoff of the basketball season and
a chance to see the popular campus
icons in outlandish attire.
In previous years, the event was
held on the Friday night closest to
the first practice. Though the team
began practicing last week, athlet
ic department officials moved this
year’s Late Night to today because
of Fall Break.
Before games last season, Green
led teammates on the bench in
dancing before tip-off.
For Late Night, he said he looks
forward to his dancing being at
center stage in front of nearly
“A lot of people know I like to
dance,” Green said. He added that
many fans leave before the scrim
mage even begins.
Senior forward Marcus Ginyard
wore a blue wig and pantyhose last
year, while senior guard Bobby
Frasor portrayed VHI character
Ginyard said one of his favor
ite parts of the night is having all
members of the team doing a cho
reographed dance in a circle.
“I think it’s a great time for us
SEE LATE NIGHT, PAGE 8
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Time: Following 5 p.m. volleyball
Location: Smith Center
and is fresh off a 28-23 victory
against Va. Tech.
And in a league ridden with parity
during the past several seasons, BC is
the perfect example of consistency
nine straight bowl berths.
“It’s a big challenge,” Davis said.
“I mean, Boston College is a damn
good football team.”
As North Carolina strives to rein
vent its image as a football program,
these are the moments that if cap
italized on— can spark an end-of
season run to a top-tier bowl game.
“The most important thing is just
try and take it one play at a time,”
“And do our best not to put too
much emphasis on this game, but
just take it as the next game.”
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as possible in good times and bad
times,” said board member Craig
Souza, who supports a freeze.
Greg Doucette, ASG president
and ex-officio member of the UNC
Board of Governors, said each uni
versity delegation will be asked
what increase their students are
willing to see, if any. That feed
back will then be turned over to
“Families are struggling, and
I’m a former dropout. I hate see
ing tuition increases anytime,”
“I’m going to try and talk with
the board to push whatever the
students want to push.”
SEE ASG, PAGE 8