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Copyright 1984 The Daily Tar Heel
Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 92, Issue 76
Thursday, November 1, 1984
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By DAVID SCHMIDT
Students next year may vote for
Campus Governing Council represen
tatives as well as vice councilors in
November instead of February if bills
changing elections laws are approved
by the CGC next week.
Bills that have gone through the
Rules and Judiciary Committee would
move CGC elections to the first week
in November and prevent candidates in
February's campuswide elections from
running for more than one office.
Another bill, to be discussed in
committee today, would let vice coun
cilors join CGC candidates on next
year's ballot to fill in when their
representatives are absent and serve as
R&J Committee Chairperson Patri
cia Wallace said November elections
would give CGC members the chance
to settle in before budget hearings and
considerations of executive appoint
ments in the spring.
John Nicholson (Dist. 17) remem
bered sitting through a daylong allo
cations meeting just after he was elected.
"I'd like it to be in October myself,"
he said. "We decided on November
because of the freshmen."
Student Body President Paul Parker
said he opposed the law. "Number one,
I think all elections should be together.
And number two, I dont think any
elections should be in the fall semester."
Separated from other campaign
elections, CGC races would garner little
interest, he said. Parker pointed out
Tuesday's District 18 runoff, in which
16 students voted. "There's something
very wrong with that," he said, "and
if you divide them up, you're going to
get the same outcome."
Elections Board Chairman Edwin
Fountain agreed. "Voter turnout would
be less in CGC elections because student
body president and DTH editor are the
glamour races," he said.
The non-simultaneous terms of the
CGC and student body president could
disrupt their ability to work together,
Parker said. Without knowing back
ground on the issues, newly elected
CGC members might not understand
a president's proposals. A seasoned
CGC in the spring would face the same
problem with a new president.
Wallace disagreed. "I don't think it's
going to be any more of a problem than
it is now," she said.
No plans are being made to move
other elections to November, Wallace
said. Parker said holding student body
president elections then would be a
disaster for candidates who couldnt
resist campaigning from August into the
peak of mid-terms, when many issues
confronted by a platform made in the
summer might be outdated anyway.
Besides, Parker said, "I don't think
it's going to help that much. You dont
find out about an office just by getting
The vice councilor proposal would
get more graduate students into the
CGC, Wallace said. Many can't serve
because they have to leave campus for
internships and residencies during
sessions. With a vice councilor, a
graduate student would have an elected
official of similar beliefs replace him
until he returned.
In addition, Wallace said, "I feel very
strongly the CGC needs a staff. Twenty
or 30 students I don't think can
represent 20,000 students."
Wallace said the vice councilors, who
would be an option to CGC candidates
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Agency works to pioneer
new advertising methods
By LANE HARVEY
Above Henderson Street Bar is a
small business founded by several UNC
graduates who are trying to pioneer new
Tom Whisnant and Cindy Cloer,
1984 graduates, and Dave Ayscue, a
1983 graduate, form Advertising Alter
natives, a company they say is commit
ted to giving small local businesses an
inexpensive, yet creative, approach to
advertising. They currently handle 12
regular accounts with companies includ
ing Balloons & Tunes, Mr. Gatti's and
Subway. The firm uses methods such
as sandwich boards, coupons and flyers
to create low-cost advertising strategies.
"Advertising Alternatives is an alter
native to traditional ways of advertis
ing," says Whisnant, former president
of the UNC Ad Club and Outstanding
Graduating Senior in Advertising for
1984. "It's an alternative to wasted
The company focuses on small
businesses rather than large chains, says
Cloer, who worked with Whisnant and
Ayscue in the Ad Club. The three
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Mark McCombs, a graduate student from Chapel Hill, sells tickets to 'Buckaroo Bonzai' at the Varsity Theatre.
UNC hosts competition in '87 Sports Festival
By MICHAEL DeSISTI
UNC is expected to host seven of the
33 sports in the 1987 National Sports
Festival, which was awarded to the
Triangle Saturday by the executive
board of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
According to a report released by the
N.C. Committee for the Sports Festival,
basketball, swimming and water polo
are scheduled to be held in the Student
Activities Center; baseball in Boshamer
Stadium; fencing in Fetzer Gym; field
hockey on Astroturf Field; and volley
ball in Carmichael Auditorium.
Hill Carrow, chairman of the Fes
tival's N.C. Committee, said these sites
were selected by his committee and
subject to final approval by the USOC.
The remaining events in the 10-day
Festival are scheduled to be held at
Duke, N.C. State and N.C. Central
universities, as well as at the N.C. State
Fairgrounds in Raleigh and other
Triangle area facilities.
Construction for new buildings in
By KATY FRIDL
The appropriation of about $25
million for the construction of two new
campus buildings is included in the
UNC Board of Governors 1985-87
Proposed for the University are a
Public Health and Environmental
Sciences Center and a production center
for the UNC Center for Public
The total 1985-87 capital improve
ments request for the UNC system is
about $300 million dollars, according
to Farris Womack, vice chancellor of
business and finance. The budget will
be submitted to the N.C. State Budget
Advisory Committee for review before
proceeding to the N.C. State Assembly
in February, which determines funding
started the business in November 1983,
after working on several Ad Club
Agency campaigns together and doing
small jobs for people while Whisnant
and Cloer were still in school.
"Tom knew a lot of businessmen in
town," says Ayscue, who looked after
things while his partners attended
school. His connections in town helped
bring in some of the initial business.
They started off in an apartment
before they got their Henderson Street
office in March 1984. They began doing
odd jobs for companies. The firms liked
the trio's work and began to use them
more and more, until some of the firms
gave them their entire account.
They agree that school did not give
them all the information they needed
to start a business.
"There were certain things I knew I
needed that I wasn't getting," Whisnant
says. "We learn things every day, " he
says. "I know that sounds like a cliche,
but it's true. We learn from, our
mistakes how to set things up better,
find more efficient ways (of doing
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A good scare is worth more to a
"The best thing that happens to us
in this area is that the universities sort
of compete between themselves to see
who can have the best facilites and that
makes a better Sports Festival," Carrow
"There were certainly a few individ
uals who were adamant about hosting
all events on their campus," he joked.
"We had to tell them we needed to
spread things out a little bit."
The 1987 National Sports Festival
will be held in late July, Carrow said.
Exact dates might not be known until
March, when the Festival's N.C. Com
mittee and the USOC will finalize plans
for the event.
The National Sports Festival is
designed by the USOC to give American
amateur athletes an opportunity to
compete in an Olympic-type environ
ment during non-Olympic years and to
create or nurture an interest in amateur
athletics among the nation's youth.
The first Festival was held in 1978
for state institutions.
"The School of Public Health build
ing is the number one priority on the
budget request for 1985-1987," said
Gordon Rutherford, director of facil
ities planning for business and finance.
"The UNC School of Public Health has
not constructed any new buildings since
the completion of Rosenau Hall in 1 96 1 .
But their programs and enrollment have
grown, and consequently, they are
spread out all over campus due to lack
Womack said: "The main reason for
the new building is that there is a need
to provide the faculty with adequate
research space and enough room to
conduct their wide range of programs."
The building would provide 126,000
square feet for faculty and staff offices,
classrooms and laboratories. It is
Frost on the pumpkins?
Members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority prapare
for their traditional 'pumpkin walk.' The walk
involves new pledges carving pumpkins with their
Kappa cousins, sisters in the sorority. Last night,
pledges joined big sisters in delivering the
pumpkins to various campus organizations,
including a special pumpkin for President William
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in Colorado Springs, where it was held
again in 1979 and 1983. Syracuse, N.Y.,
hosted the Festival in 1 98 1 ; Indianapolis
held it in 1982.
Carrow estimated that $3 million will
have to be raised through private
contributions, fund raisers and ticket
sales to pay for the Festival. No state
money will be required to finance the
event, he said.
Most of the $3 million will go toward
the housing, feeding and transporting
of some 3,000 athletes, Carrow said. AH
athletes will be housed at either Duke,
N.C. State or UNC, depending on
where their events are being held.
"What we've tried to do is design it
so athletes will be as close to compe
tition as possible, so hopefully all theyU
have to do is walk there," Carrow said.
The 33 Festival sports are either
already part of or close to being
included in the Summer Olympics and
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intended to house all administrative,
teaching and departmental research
activities for the departments of bios
tatistics, health administration, health
education, epidemiology and environ
mental sciences and engineering. In
addition, the facility will include the
audio-visual unit, computer center and
animal quarters, which would serve all
departments of the School of Public
"The University owns several houses
behind Rosenau Hall on Pittsboro
Street which are used now as faculty
offices," Rutherford said. "Those
houses would probably be torn down
to make room for the new building,
which would be built at the back of
Rosenau Hall facing Pittsboro Street,"
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Prime minister killed in attack
by bodyguards; one other dead
The Associated Press
NEW DELHI, India Indian Prime
Minister Indira Gandhi was assassi
nated yesterday by bullets fired from
her own Sikh bodyguards.
Gandhi, 66, was attacked outside her
home by two or three gunmen and died
five hours later, officials reported. At
least one of the gunmen was killed,
The prime minister's son, Rajiv
Gandhi, was chosen the same day to
replace her. The death of the Hindu
leader set off a wave of anti-Sikh
violence across India.
"Return blood with blood!" Hindu
crowds shouted in New Delhi, where
Sikh shops were set ablaze and Sikh
shrines stoned. Hundreds were reported
Extremist members of the minority
Sikh religion had threatened repeatedly
to kill the prime minister, especially
after she ordered a bloody army assault
against the Sikhs' holy Golden Temple
last June to crush the Sikh separatist
movement in Punjab state.
National legislators of Gandhi's
governing Congress Party met in
emergency caucus yesterday and
unanimously chose her son, 40, a party
general secretary, to succeed her.
Later, under heavy security at the
presidential palace, President Zail
Singh administered the oath of office
to Rajiv Gandhi, a member of Parli
ament and former airline pilot who had
been groomed by his mother to continue
the Nehru dynasty.
Indira Gandhi, daughter of India's
first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru,
Pit Stop to close this year
By SALLIE KRAWCHECK
You're rushing to class, and you're
starving. Or you need a Coke in between
cram sessions at Davis. Or you'd like
some popcorn while you people-watch
in the Pit.
Next fall you may be out of luck.
The Pit Stop is closing at the end of
this academic year.
"The Pit Stop was a stop-gap measure
until the food service could take over,"
said Thomas Shetley, general manager
of the Student Stores. "Next year the
basement of Lenoir Hall will be open,
and we feel that it will be able to provide
the needed services."
The greatest loss from the closing of
the Pit Stop may be for students who
receive financial aid. The earnings from
the Pit Stop, along with those from all
campus merchandise, are placed into
the general scholarship fund. The Pit
UNC budget request
In 1981 UNC received funds for
advanced planning of the building and
a preliminary architectural design which
was approved, Rutherford said. "The
UNC Board of Trustees approved a
preliminary model of the building, but
no additional money for the building's
construction has been appropriated
The Center for Public Television is
the state-wide educational television
system, according to Allen Waters,
assistant vice president of General
Administration finance, but it is located
here, the headquarters for the UNC
system. The proposed production center
will probably be constructed in the
Research Triangle area, not on the UNC
campus like the public health building,
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dominated the political life of this
nation for two decades. She turned
India into a nuclear power and streng
thened its role as a Third World leader,
but her governments made little pro
gress in relieving India's deep poverty,
or in overcoming its internal religious
and ethnic conflicts.
"Our beloved Mrs. Indira Gandhi is
no longer with us," a grieving President
Singh, himself a Sikh, said in a nation
wide televised address Wednesday
". . .Let us demonstrate to the world
that India's stability cannot be jeopard
ized by a handful of subhuman
The funeral and cremation were sche
duled for Saturday. Until then, the body
will lie in state at her late father's home.
The armed forces were put on alert and
a 12-day period of national mourning
"Suddenly . . . two persons carrying
submachine guns one uniformed and
one in civilian clothes shot at
Gandhi," the news agency United News
of India later reported.
One of the Sikh security men fired
from just seven feet away, it said, and
the prime minister, clad in an orange
cotton sari, fell with a cry. Between eight
and 16 bullets struck her in the chest,
abdomen and thigh, various reports
The Ustinov camera crew was waiting
in the Gandhi garden, about 80 yards
away, and heard but did not see the
attack, which they said occurred at the
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Stop takes in more than $60,000 a year,
"We do not see the earnings as
something lost forever," Shetley said.
"We see a lot of challenge and chances
to increase our earning in other areas."
He said the wall to the Pit Stop would
be knocked out, and the computer shop
will be moved to the third floor of the
Student Store, allowing the area for the
clothing and other merchandise to be
"We hope to make more money
through increased sales of computer
merchandise," Shetley said. "We will
also be able to cut our expenses through
doing more of our own computing
"From a money standpoint, though,
I hate to see the Pit Stop go," he said.
"It's been one of our biggest
"The appropriation (for the produc
tion center) goes through the UNC
Board of Govenors request only
because CPT is part of the state
university system," he said. "The entire
state receives its broadcasts, which
include major entertainment shows, as
well as national and foreign programs."
In Chapel Hill the public educational
station is broadcast over WUNC-TV
The planned production center would
provide a 60,000 square-foot facility to
research, develop and produce public
television programs. The building will
include studios, production rooms,
audience seating, scene construction
and storage, engineering and broadcast
control rooms, offices and dressing