Vol. 80, No. 111
by Jessica Hanchar
A new plan for the distribution of
basketball tickets will become effective
for the UNC-Georgia Tech game. Tickets
are scheduled to be distributed
The new distribution system was
devised by the athletic department,
Carolina Athletic Association President
Tommy Pope, and Student Body
President Joe Stallings.
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Although the trees posed a potential
students decided to take advantage
Dickey enters president!
Pitt Dickey, a law student from
Fayetteville, filed Monday for student
body president on the Blue Sky Party
platform, and promised to abolish
Student Government if elected.
Dickey's running mate will be a dog
named Sage. In addition, Dickey plans to
have each member of the student body
serve one day as honorary vice president.
The main reason for abolishing Student
Government is so all student fee money
could be used to buy everyone on campus
a horse, since cars would be abolished.
Dickey said ex-politicos would be given
jobs cleaning up after the horses.
Other campus improvements he plans
to make include: Erection of a giant,
weatherproof dome over the entire
campus for the purpose of keeping the
rain out and the sun and snow in. The
dome would be financed by $15,000
parking stickers; Replacement of all
brick sidewalks with grass. Subways with
electric golf carts would be built
underneath; Printing of a Sunday DTH
with color funnies and Family Weekly
Magazine; A public hanging each
Friday in The Pit of a bicycle thief,
followed by a "Mazola" party in the
office of the president; Placement of
students from overcrowded dorms to
South Building. The administrators would
(Editor:s note: Hie residence college
system at UNC currently seems to be
declining. But is it, and if so, why? Tliis
article is the second in a series discussing
the residence college system.
by Kathy Koch
In trying to pin down the reasons
behind the current changes in the
residence college structure, It is very
difficult to make any sweeping
generalizations as to "what it all means."
Each of the colleges are unique and have
a unique set of problems and answers to
those problems, tach college must be
viewed separately and in proper context.
For instance. King Residence College,
(Grimes, Mangum, Manly, Ruffin) which
recently disbanded, was separated by the
physical structure of the college - the
Arboretum was in the middle. Although
the college sponsored many social as well
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Rather than standing in line to receive
tickets, the new plan will allow students
to sit in the stands in eight different
sections which correspond to the eight
Each student must occupy a seat
beginning with the lower row of each
distribution section. No seat will be left
vacant, and no one will be permitted to
save seats for anyone, according to a
Student Government statement released
Students are asked not to come to
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of the spring-like
weather to fly their
there just wasn't any
have to triple-up in available office space;
Disbandment of Student Government
groups. These persons would be sent back
to their high schools to work on the
Junior-Senior Prom Committee.
policies are: -Bangladesh
as athletic director;
Abolishment of required athletic passes;
Appointment of Joe Stallings to head a
co-op which would give away free money,
books, drugs, vine, women 3nd song;
Advertisement of a Fireside Guy of the
Week in the DTH; - Appointment of Bill
Dooley as special ambassador to the
Dickey has never held an office
previously in his three and a half years at
UNC, although he did serve on the Safety
Patrol in grade school. He is a member of
Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, and claims to
have significant support in the fraternity
Dickey said he is fed up with what
Student Government he has seen thus far.
"I decided to run because 1 was tired of
their lies and I decided to try my own,"
He does not fear losing. "I'm in this to
win," he said.
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as academic activities, there was sparse
attendance at these events.
"Since we are situated in the middle of
campus, students go to the Union for
their social activities rather than
attending college funtions," Kate
Whittington, assistant social lieutenant
governor of King said recently.
She said the residence college system
works well in colleges that have favorable
physical structures, conducive to the
inter-action of the residents, such as in
the Henderson Residence College
(Winston, Connor, and Alexander).
"Morehead has good facilities, too,"
Whittington said, "and the closeness of
the dorms is also to their advantage."
In regard to the disbanding of King,
Whittington said she viewed it as a
positive step rather than a negative one.
"It is a step forward because the dorms
will be able to strengthen themselves. It's
belter to have strong indcendcnt dorms
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Carmichael Auditorium until shortly
before 5 p.m. "Very seldom jre all
student tickets distributed on the first
day of distribution." according to the
Policemen and ushers will be on hand
to help direct the flow of students to the
seats. They will also lead students to the
distribution windows on a row-hy-row
The Student Government statement
cites several advantages tor students
under the new plan:
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than a weak college," she said.
Scott Residence College (Parker,
Teague, Avery) on the other hand, chose
the route of decentralization to better its
structure. According to Scott Governor
Allen Reep, this action was in answer to
the changing needs of the residents.
"Visitation really hurt the residence
college," Reep said in a recent interview.
"We had been having very low turnout
for college-sponsored activities because
the students don't need mass functions
Reep said a recent survey of Scott
residents revealed the needs of the
students had changed toward problems
with the University solved rather than the
old problems of trying to provide
adequate social activities.
"For instance," Reep said, "in Avery
we have installed a pool table, a piano,
rugs and drajes. We had to use social
funds to buy the furniture because we
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more efficient and equitable
distribution of tickets;
- establishment of a definite order of
distribution ("cutting in line will be easily
detected and kept to a minimum,"
according to the statement):
- long lines, pushing and the flaring of
tempers which have occurred m the past
will be eliminated;
- the use of folding chairs, which
could cause injury in a rush, will be
- it will be easier for students to study
if they are seated rather than standing in
"In order for this system to work, the
students cooperation is of the utmost
necessity," the statement reads. "If they
refuse to follow the ushers' directions,
permit people to break in line, or try to
save seats for other students, the whole
purpose of the distribution plan will be
Stallings applauded the innovation,
saying, "This plan is not an attempt to
solve all the problems of basketball ticket
distribution. It is only an attempt to
make it more orderly, efficient and
equitable. The only real solution is a
Stallings also mentioned the help of
several students in devising the plan,
particularly that of Chuck Henry, who
brought a similar plan to the athletic
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running mate, Sage
were tired of waiting for the University to
Besides giving more funds back to the
individual dorms to use for uch
expenditures, the recent deconsolidation
of Scott will give autonomy back to the
dorms without doing away with the
present residence college concept.
Another reason for the maintenance of
the residence college structure is the
physical make-up of the college. Parker
Dormitory has a kitchen and a courtyard,
Teague has a social room and Avery hi.s a
coffee house. It is more pragmatic for the
residents to stick together to share these
Mike O'Neal, resident of Avery and
vice chairman of the Residence College
Federation ( RCF), calls the
decentralization of Scott College a
solution to the apathy that is prevalent
toward the residence college.
"A residence college is a fictitious
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by Karen Pusev
Finance Committee hearings for the
1972-73 Student Government budget
will begin Monday, according to Marilyn
Brock, committee chairman.
Any organization wishing to receive
money from Student Government next
year should sign up for an interview with
the Finance Committee this week in Suite
C, Student Union.
"Expressing concern about ' the aura
of mystery and misinformation"
surrounding the budget proceedings,
Brock explained the way an organization
"If an organization wishes to receive
funds, it must first submit its proposed
budget to the student body treasurer to
be reviewed. If the group has been funded
before, he checks in the Student
Activities Fund Office to see how it has
been using its money.
"For example, if the organization has
SI 00 left in its 'office supply' category,
this would indicate the category should
contain less money in the new budget.
"On the other hand, if the club ran out
of money and had to receive additional
appropriations from Student Legislature
(SL), the treasurer knows it will need
more money next year.
"By the time this procedure is finished,
the treasurer has a good idea of how
much money a group really needs, so he
draws up a budget and submits it to
Finance Committee, along with notes he
took about the previous year.
"At this point the Finance Committee
holds budget hearings at which each
organization ma explain its budget.
After the hearings are over, the
committee thoroughly discusses each
"Committee debate continues through
elections, and the new student body
president is then able to present his
requests. Finally, the Finance Committee
brings the proposed budget to SL, which
discusses every organization again before
Brock said the projected budget lor
next year is about S 270,000, one-third of
which must go to the Student Union by
"It has been remarked." she said, "that
entity wihtout strong individual dorms."
he said. "We've proved we can halt the
break-up by strengthening each individual
dorm and dorm government."
He points to the success of the Avery
experiment as proof:
"We've spent S 1 ,000 on the lobby. We
have volunteers who serve continuous
evening desk duty. We haven't had
furniture stolen, vandalism or any of the
other men's dorm problems. It is
successful because the residents have put
their money, time and effort into this
Morchead College (hverett, Aycock,
Stacy, Lewis, Graham, Cobb) may follow
the deconsolidation route as an answer to
the lack of interest in college activities.
Morchead governor Jim Wellons
describes the college as "fairly stable."
"Although many girls from Cobb don't
participate, they don't want to dissolve
the college," Wellons said.
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since this (SL) is a lame duck boJ . its
members have no real concern for flu
budget passed out.
"1 think anyone who listened to !Ux r
debate on the budget would rea'ie the
fallacy of that statement," she said, '"l!
the budget were considered by the
newly-elected legislature. 1 would have
grave doubts about the fairnes ;f the
Brock also protested the charge by the
supporters of SL restructuring tii.it
special interest groups have too much
weight in the budget.
"I must disagree," she said. "Ihe
budget is revised completely twice.
Finance Committee has seven members,
one black, two girls, etc.
"SL has 50 members, all very different.
For a body so large to reach agreement
on a budget, special interests don't hive
much chance," she continued.
"I just want to stress that in the area ol
the budget, we do everything possible to
insure the student's money K fairlv
distributed, so the maximum number !
people receive the maximum benefit."'
bid for SL seat
The recall election to fill a ve.it in
Student Legislature (SL) from Mormon
Dormitory will be held today.
Candidates in the race are ChaMes
Gilliam and Grovcr Cable.
The ballot box will be located in the
lobby of Morrison from 10 a.m. to 5.0
Gilliam currently holds the Morrison
scat in SL. He was recalled from hu
position by a petition of his constituents
Gilliam has been a member of SL tor
two years. He currently serves as
chairman of the SL Rules Committee and
chairman of the Publications Board
Cable said he is running agjinst-Giif.jm
because he disagrees with his past otir:t!
record, and because he feeU he I'.ri'jwv
Morrison Dormitory better.
Cable is a member ol the Morrison
Lxecutive Board and Counseling team.
A major factor in the desire o .ecp
Morchead together is usage of the Cobb
cellar. If the college were to disband, the
ceilar would go back to University.
The decentralization of Morchead is
considered a positive measjrc m that the
dorms are more active than the college
and this wsl! give them more funds to
Wellons emphasizes the strengthening
factors of Morchead are the common
usage of the cellar and the Circus Room,
the proximity ol the dorms and the ti -.-
ratio of men to women.
A common hread throughout the
conversations with these representatives
of the various colleges is as O'Neal says:
"the residence colleges of P'72 are
offerirg the social functions of UHo."
(Tomorrow: Academics and the residence
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