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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Copyright 1988 The Daily Tar Heel
Volume 95, Issue 113
Wednesday, January 20, 1988
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
News Sports Arts 962-0245
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By MANDY SPENCE
No one in the capacity crowd in
Memorial Hall Tuesday night knew
what to expect from Maya Angelou.
"An Evening with Maya Angelou,"
sponsored by the Carolina Union
Forum Committee, was presented as
part of the seventh annual Martin
Luther King birthday celebration.
Angelou, who is most famous for
her autobiographical novel "I Know
Why the Caged Bird Sings," is
renowned for her spontaneous per
formances of speaking, singing and
"I really have no idea what she is
going to do," said Elmora Shields,
By BARBARA LINN
Results of a study conducted by
academic experts to assess the Uni
versity's strengths and weaknesses
will help the committee searching for .
UNC's next chancellor.
"The report will help the search
committee draw up the character of
the next chancellor and what his
agenda should be," Robert Eubanks,
search committee spokesman, said
Tuesday. The report will be released
to the public next week.
The 100-page report was compiled
by six university administrators and
business leaders who are not affiliated
with UNC, Eubanks said.
"We wanted to take a critical look
at the institution," he said. "Acade
Peters in nmning-f or
By HELEN JONES
Kathy Peters, a junior journalism
major from Columbia, S.C., has
announced her candidacy for editor
of The Daily Tar Heel.
Peters said" her goals include
conducting a survey of DTH readers,
making Omnibus an arts and enter
tainment magazine, improving the
DTH's overall design, recruiting
more diverse writers and increasing
communication between staff
For the Record
In Tuesday's story, "Student
credit union is banking on campus
support," the DTH incorrectly
reported the minimum deposit
required to open a share account
to be $100. The correct amount
is $10. The DTH regrets the
"You can make this country more than what
James Baldwin called 'these yet-to-be United
States.' It's a large charge, but you are up to it. "
a black humanities teacher from
Durham. Shields said she supposed
Angelou would lecture and read some
of her works.
"I'm here to be surprised, enter
tained and informed," Shields said.
Angelou emerged on stage singing
and reciting short poems on the
subject of racism.
After the opening, a broken mic
aid in search for new chancellor
micians from out of state offer a more
The report does not criticize
people, Eubanks said. It evaluates
UNC's strengths and weaknesses, and
will be instrumental to the search
process and to the next chancellor,
The committee members . inter
viewed 138 people during December,
including N.C. politicians, UNC
faculty, administrators, students and
student leaders, Eubanks said. The
committee spent 52 days working on
Those interviewed were asked
questions from 12 different catego
ries, including academic program
ming, administration, budget and
The DTH needs to be more respon
sive to student interests, Peters said.
If elected, she said she would take
a reader survey to determine those
"My major goal is to bring the
paper back to campus," Peters said
in an interview Monday.
Peters said Omnibus, the weekly
features supplement published on
Thursdays, should showcase arts and
entertainment, with better graphics
and more focused articles. Omnibus
would be published twice a month,
rather than once a week, she said.
Peters said she also wants to
improve the DTH's design and
photography, because more students
will read the paper if it is more
"It goes beyond cosmetic changes,"
cannot afford to
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night's match in Carmichael Auditorium. The Wolfpack came
out on top, 25-12. See story, page 8.
Maya Angelou J
rophone proved no obstacle for
Angelou as she began speaking.
"That condition (racism), that
attitude is with us today, I'm afraid
to say. I'd like to say that was in 1930,
and this is 1988 and things are
different. But racism is alive and well
in our society.
"A number of non-blacks would
have us believe that whites make love
finance, faculty and students, and
UNC's quality compared to other
Other categories were:
B the general condition of UNC
B public relations (including
B senior officers, vice chancellors
B governance in the 16-member
B other issues and conditions
presented during the interviews.
Eubanks said committee members
had a good understanding of a
diversity of topics concerning campus
administration, like fund-raising and
Heading the report committee was
Daily Tar Heel editor
Peters said DTH staff members
should be recruited from more diverse
areas of study, not just journalism.
"They (journalism majors) are not
the only ones on campus who can
write or can be taught to write," she
said. "We need the specialization."
Peters said she wants to improve
communication between staff
members by holding workshops for
writers and by encouraging more
discussion among editors in the staffs
daily budget meetings.
Writers should give more thought
to the angle used in writing a story
to make it more interesting, she said.
The DTH has a tendency to cover
most stories from a hard news angle
when some could be more interesting
as features stories, she said.
Peters was Omnibus editor in
March and April 1987 and wrote
editorials in January and February
1987. As a sophomore, she was
features editor for the fall 1986
waste my time
DTH Charlotte Cannon
and blacks have sex," she said. "This
is sad. This is tragic for whites, for
blacks, for Asians, for Hispanics. . . .
Everyone is reduced by ignorance."
She urged all people to fight against
racism and to liberate their minds.
"You can make this country more
than what James Baldwin called
these yet-to-be United States.' It's a
large charge, but you are up to it,"
she said. "Too many people have
loved you for you not to be up to
Having "heroes and sheroes" and
a love for oneself are the two things
young people need, Angelou said.
"People live in direct relation to
the heroes and sheroes they have,"
James Fisher, president of the Center
for Applied Skills in Education.
Fisher has written over 50 books on
effective leadership, Eubanks said.
The other committee members
were Rita Bornstein, University of
Miami developmental affairs vice
president; Nils Hasselmo, University
of Arizona academic affairs senior
vice president; John Phillips, vice
president of Korn Ferry Interna
tional; Kenneth Shaw, University of
Wisconsin-system president and
Jeremy Wilson, Northwestern Uni
versity associate provost.
Chancellor Christopher Fordham
announced his resignation in late
August 1987 and will step down on
semester, and she worked as a
features writer during her freshman
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By CLAY THORP
North Carolina is one of seven
states on a best-qualified list issued
by the national Department of
Energy (DOE) for the superconduct
ing super collider (SSC).
In a Tuesday news conference,
DOE Secretary John Herrington
announced the list as part of the
contest among state proposals for
placement of the SSC. The six other
states on the list are Texas, Illinois,
Tennessee, Arizona, Michigan and
New York was not on the list.
Because of opposition from residents
in Rochester, the state's proposed
area for the SSC, Gov. Mario Cuomo
asked to have New York withdrawn
from the race.
The SSC, with a proposed budget
of $4.4 billion, will be one of the
largest pieces of scientific equipment
in the world.
The collider will have a 53-mile ring
she said. "Everyone must find a hero
so they can say, that person cared
for me.' "
Angelou said Martin Luther King
was a prime example of a hero.
"He belongs to us all as every hero
shero does," she said.
She emphasized, however, that
heroes should not be super-human.
A hero must convince people of their
own abilities, as King did.
"He (King) speaks for us at our
best," she said. "He said 'I am out
here trying' and he's laughing, too.
We must make them (heroes) access
ible so a young person will say 'I can
do that.' "
Angelou said self-love is a necessity
candidacy for SBF
By MARK FOLK
Jody Beasley, a junior business
major from Fayetteville, has
announced his candidacy for stu
dent body president.
Improving student development,
creating an academic relations
board and establishing a perfor
mance assessment committee are
the major issues Beasley said he
plans to address in his campaign.
Changing the outlook of student
government will improve student
development, Beasley said.
"Right now, I dont think that
student government touches every
one's life," Beasley said. "I want to
expand the government outward to
let students get more out of it."
One way Beasley said he plans
to improve student development is
by creating a caucus board that
would give students an outlet to
act on issues. The board would
provide information and press
contacts, schedule meeting rooms
and arrange debates and lectures.
"The caucus board would prob
ably become the strongest part of
student government," Beasley said.
"It would allow concerned students
to come in and use our resources."
A proposed academic relations
board would provide interested
students with policies, procedures
and contacts from each academic
school, Beasley said. It would also
help government members learn
more about academic affairs.
"Right now, the student govern
ment doesn't know jack about
academics," Beasley said. "This
board will allow us to get academic
information up here so that we
know what's going on."
Beasley said the performance
into which protons will be released
in opposite directions. Scientists hope
that when these particles collide, new,
unknown particles will be released.
These new particles could be useful
for future scientific studies.
The next phase of the contest will
be a series of public meetings to be
held at each proposed site sometime
in February, said Earl Mac Cormac,
science adviser to North Carolina's
Following these public meetings,
the DOE will form environmental
impact statements on most of the
seven states in order to obtain more
geological information about the
sites, Mac Cormac said.
Based on this information, the
DOE should make its final recom
mendation to President Reagan in
July and confirm it in January 1989,
he said. Congress also must approve
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"I never trust anyone who doesn't
love himself when he says 'I love
you,' " she said. "Self-love. We are
Angelou bowed as she received a
standing ovation from the audience.
She returned to the podium, quipped .
"It's nice to get a stretch!" and began
Before Angelou's performance, the
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship
was presented. Eleanor Morris,
director of the office of scholarships
and student aid, and Janet Roach,
the 1987 scholarship recipient, pres
ented the scholarship to junior Eileen
assessment committee would for
mally evaluate, criticize and report
the problems and shortcomings of
"This committee would do
nothing but check up on us con
stantly," Beasley said.
Beasley has been student body
treasurer for the past year. He
serves as vice chairman of The
Daily Tar Heel Board of Directors
and as a member of both the
Student Educational Broadcasting
(WXYC) Board and Media Board.
Beasley has also been a Student
Congress representative (Dist. 16)
and served as finance committee
chairman of Student Congress.