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Copyright 1988 The Daily Tar Heel
Volume 95, Issue 130
Friday, February 12, 1988
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By BARBARA LINN
Five members of the CIA Action
Committee will continue to fast until
University officials cancel a CIA
recruitment visit to the UNC law
school Feb. 25, committee members
"I don't see how the administration
can refuse us on this issue," commit
tee member Jerry Jones said. Jones,
who said he has not eaten since Feb.
3, expressed surprise that the admin
istration has let the fast go on so long.
Amy Thompson, a committee
member who is also fasting, said she
hoped the administration would
accede to the committee's request.
"I have a lot of faith in Chancellor
(Christopher) Fordham," Thompson
Tar Heels down State in OT
By JAMES SUROWIECKI
Drama can arise from the most
unlikely of beginnings. Such was
the case Thursday night, as a
sloppy, error-filled basketball
game became a thriller in a matter
of minutes, with the North Carol
ina Tar Heels holding off N.C.
State, 75-73, in overtime.
The win upped UNC's record
to 17-3 overall, 6-2 in the confer
ence. State fell to 15-5, 5-3.
It was a game ruled by spurts,
as the two ACC contenders spent
nearly all of regulation in a vain
search for some kind of offensive
rhythm, trading control of the
game in deference to each other's
shooting. The intensity with which
it was played translated into
innumerable mistakes. UNC fin
ished with 23 turnovers, State with
The first big run of the contest
came midway through the first
half. Leading 17-12, the Wolf pack
went on a 15-7 run, sparked by
the sharp shooting of freshman
guard Rodney Monroe and some
rare success inside. A Chucky
Brown layup put State up 32-19,
but a Jeff Lebo fastbreak basket
seemed to shift the momentum,
and Wolfpack coach Jim Valvano
called timeout at the 7:09 mark.
The timeout apparently didn't
work, though, for the Tar Heels
scored 13 of the halfs final 16
points, with Kevin Madden nail
ing UNC's first three-pointer of the
half at the buzzer. That bucket left
State with a tenuous 35-34 lead.
That late run enabled the Tar
Heels to atone for some early
offensive incoherence. "We were
trying to get a feel for each other,"
said Scott Williams, who finished
with 13 points. "We were taking
shots out of our offensive structure
in the first half."
The one exception to that was
6-foot-9 sophomore J.R. Reid,
who was an offensive force during
the first 20 minutes, scoring nine
points while going right at the
State defense. Reid was offensively
ineffective in the second half, when
he was scoreless, but his team
mates filled the void.
Picking up where they had left
off, the Tar Heels took the floor
for the final 20 minutes and very
nearly knocked the Wolfpack out
of the game. UNC combined
deadeye shooting with tenacious
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SBP hopefuls suggest improvements in student financial aid
By JUSTIN McGUIRE
and MARK FOLK
Student body president candidates
addressed the issue of financial aid
for students at a forum Thursday
sponsored by the Association of
Keith Poston, Sandy Rierson, Bill
Yelverton, Jody Beasley, Brien(Lewis,
Kevin Martin and David Maynard
appeared at the forum, held in the
Poston said University alumni
should provide donations to aid
students with financial difficulty.
The Carolina Fund does that to
a certain extent, but it would be better
to rely on personal contacts and
friends, Poston said.
He was awake a long time before he remembered that his heart
said. "IVe dealt with him in the past
and I know he is a very morally sound
man, and I think that he will consider
the issue very carefully."
But University administrators said
Thursday that it will be difficult for
UNC to cancel the CIA visit.
Donald Boulton, vice chancellor of
student affairs, said the administra
tion was "helpless" in this situation.
"The laws we have in the state and
the country say that as a state
university, we are open to all legit
imate organizations to come onto our
grounds," Boulton said. "I deeply
respect what they're doing, but we
have to uphold the law."
Frederic Schroeder, dean of stu
dents, said the University should not
deprive other students of the oppor
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"Instead of going with our hands
out, we need to work with them (the
alumni)," Poston said. "They're
concerned about us; they really care
Rierson said students need to
organize and lobby the N.C. General
Assembly to keep tuition low.
"The report that just came out
evaluating the University recom
mended that we hike tuition," Rier
son said. "I think that we need to
have a working relationship with the
General Assembly and convince them
that they can't do that because it will
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"It's a difficult situation,"
Schroeder said. "The University
needs to maintain its facilities open
to all students who need them. I don't
know if the University ought to alter
its operations at the request of a few
Committee member Jones said the
committee is planning an incident of
civil disobedience for Feb. 25 if the
recruiters come to UNC.
"No one on this campus has ever
seen anything like the protest we're
planning," Jones said.
Sharon Foster, CIA spokeswo
man, said the number of students
interviewed is usually greater than the
number who are protesting. She also
said the CIA has the same right to
N.C. State's Avie Lester in Thursday night's overtime thriller
force students off the campus."
Creating a computer file to help
students locate scholarship and loan
opportunities is another way to assist
students with financial need, Rierson
Yelverton said he wants to make
sure students have a strong voice in
financial aid decisions at the state and
federal levels by creating an all
campus pollsite for students.
Yelverton also said he wants to
create more possibilities for aid on
"I'd like to increase the co-op
program to make sure there are more
opportunities for financial aid and
also create more work-study jobs on
campus so more people who need
financial aid can get these jobs,"
recruit that students have to protest.
"We don't come to create a dis
turbance," Foster said. "Recruiting
has increased on some campuses due
to the attention protests have drawn."
Steve Sullivan, a committee
member who has lost 19 pounds since
he began fasting, said the protesters
had to think very seriously about
students' right to be interviewed by
"Rights for people should be life
affirming," Sullivan said. "I'm sorry.
Maybe I am infringing on their rights.
But their rights to be interviewed (on
campus) are less important than the
rights of those upon whom the CIA
Thompson also said she does not
think the CIA has the right to recruit.
Beasley said creating a program
that would allow undergraduate
students to work with UNC profes
sors on research projects would aid
students financially and also give
them practical experience.
UNC alumni could also be a vital
part of the financial aid program by
donating money for aid grants to
students, Beasley said.
"If people want to build a building
and put their name on it, why not
start some grants with their names
on it," Beasley said. "They know what
it was like to be here and go through
education and not find money."
Lewis said creating work-study
jobs is not the answer because many
"I don't deny that people have the
right to interview for jobs," she said.
"But I don't believe that any entity
that is violating human rights has a
right to recruit."
The National Lawyers' Guild is
sponsoring a lecture on Monday by
Dale McKinley, CIA Action Com
mittee member, about the students'
reasons for protesting, guild co
chairwoman Sybil Mann said.
Mann said guild members and law
students are split about the protest.
Some students believe the protesters
are right in their opposition to the
CIA visit, but most believe the CIA's
freedom of speech cannot be censored
as long as the organization's recruit
ing practices are not discriminatory.
"The tone here is 'let them come,' "
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By MANDY SPENCE
Two-thirds of the A parking lot
near Cobb Residence Hall will be
converted from resident student
parking to employee and commuter
student parking, the Traffic and
Parking Advisory Committee
Although the three student
members of the committee who were
present at the meeting voted against
the proposal, they were
University employees and commu
ter students need the A-lot parking
spaces more than resident students
who use the area mainly for storage
parking, commmittee members said.
A survey of resident students who
use the Cobb lot showed that these
students did not use their cars to
commute to classes, but they did use
them to travel to work, job intern
Senior class reaches new high
in fund-raising phone campaign
By LACY CHURCHILL
The senior class set the national
record for the most successful fund
raising campaign for a class gift
Wednesday night, surpassing the
previous record held by UNC's class
The senior class raised $262,260
toward the senior class gift with a
telephone campaign this week, sur
passing the class of 1986 by about
The class will endow three schol
arships and relandscape the traffic
circle in front of Bynum Hall. The
class also installed lights around the
Old Well as part of the gift.
Paige Harrison, phone-a-thon
coordinator, said the campaign's
success was due to the high visibility
of the senior class.
already exist. The problem is that
students take loans instead and
accumulate big debts after college.
"People want to get involved while
they're in school," Lewis said. "But
if they're so busy with four part-time
jobs trying to keep their head above
water they're not going to be able to
get the full college experience."
Lewis said he would use 50 cents
out of a proposed $1.25 student
activities fees increase to create a
student assistance fund to provide
scholarships to needy students, Lewis
Martin said creating a cooperative
education program that would allow
students to attend school while
working part-time in a field relevant
to their majors is a way to relieve
Mann said. "To be honest, most
students wouldn't care one way or
another if the CIA came. There is a
lot of apathy. This is the 'SOs."
Thompson, Jones and Sullivan
said they planned to continue their
fast until the CIA visit on Feb. 25.
"My main feeling is that I have a
hunger, but I have a greater hunger
for justice," Thompson said. "My
hunger is a very small thing compared
to the pain people are suffering."
Sullivan said he feels the violations
of the CIA personally.
"I heard about the atrocities of the
CIA and thought about what if my
family were poor Nicaraguans, being
lined up and shot by CIA-sponsored
terrorists," Sullivan said. "All I want
is a Pepper's pizza."
ships, grocery stores and other places,
said Brian Sipe, student committee
"I don't think you can say it's
storage parking," Sipe said to the
committee members. "These are the
same things you use your car for."
Not all of the students on the
committee agreed that resident stu
dent parking in the A-lot should be
"I've been talking with Brian
Bailey," said Sylvia Willis, student
committee member. "He thinks
commuting students need the parking
more than resident students do."
Committee members agreed that
the A-lot is a prime area for parking
because it is very close to the library,
the Student Union and evening
"Resident students have had
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"We had the lighting of the Old
Well, and seniors seemed so
impressed that when they were asked
to pledge most did so unhesitatingly,"
Harrison said. "Out of approximately
3,500 seniors, 1,394 gave pledges of
More volunteers were at each
calling session, Harrison said, and
this also helped make the campaign
"There were a lot more people,
calling all the time," she said. "Over
20 people were at each calling session,
unlike the 10 or 12 in past years."
Senior Class President Anne
Davidson said the senior class's
response has been tremendous.
"I am very impressed with the
generosity of the class and their
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Students in the program could also
attend school for a semester and then
work for a semester, Martin said.
"I'd also like to work for lobbying
against financial cuts with the (UNC
system) Association of Student
Governments," Martin said.
Maynard said he would expand the
student part-time employment service
by going door-to-door and informing
local businesses about it to help
students with financial need.
"We need to start working with the
community," Maynard said. "We
need to get out there and meet the
business people. They're not going to
come to us looking for students to
work for them."