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Volume 96, Issue 57
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By SHARON KEBSCHULL
State and National Editor "' '
When the candidates for vice
president met in Omaha, Neb.,
Wednesday night for their only
debate, they discussed their own
qualifications, their support for their
running mates and some major issues
facing the presidential candidates.
Democrat Lloyd Bentsen and
Republican Dan Quayle both said in
the 90-minute debate that they stood
for experience and accomplishments
in their political careers.
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By WILL SPEARS
Student Congress passed a resolu
tion Wednesday night encouraging
UNC to support students' rights to
be interviewed for jobs by the Central
The vote was 10-1 with two absten
tions. Stephanie Ahlschwede (Dist.
14) was the lone opposing vote.
The resolution was a response to
the protest by the CIA Action
Committee (CIAAC) against a CIA
recruiter holding student interviews
April 15. Five CIAAC members were
declared guilty Friday by the Honor
Court of willfully interfering in the
conduct of the University during their
Use of false parking permits
on rise at UNC officials say
By DANA PRIMM
The number of falsified and
counterfeit parking permits confis
cated by parking monitors quad
rupled from 1986-87 to 1987-88,
Department of Traffic and Parking
officials said Wednesday.
The Honor Court is going to begin
trying second-time offenders for
honor code violations.
During 1987-88, officials confis
cated about 85 permits, compared to
about 22 unofficial permits the year
before, said Jacqueline Overton, a
Department of Traffic and Parking
Twenty falsified permits have been
confiscated since July 1, she said.
Ninety percent of the offenders are
Quayle, 41, frequently returned to
the issue of experience over age,
saying his" 12 "years in the U.S.
Congress would prepare him to take
over as president if necessary. He
noted his work with Sen. Edward
Kennedy as co-author of the Job
Training Partnership Act.
The top issues of the campaign are
national security, jobs, education and
the deficit, he said. "I have more
experience on those issues than the
governor of Massachusetts," Quayle
said. "George Bush has more qual
The resolution is an indication that
the congress is concerned about the
exercise of student rights on campus,
said David Turlington (Dist. 10), the
resolution's primary sponsor and
"The intent on my part was to
assure that students seeking an
interview with an invited agency
should be able to complete the
interview without being obstructed,"
Turlington said. .
The resolution was not over the
legitimacy of the CIA, he said. "I
desperately sought to prevent debate
on the legitimacy of the CIA,"
Turlington said. "I am not prepared
to condemn or approve, of their
People tamper with their permit
tags by changing their parking zone,
changing the expiration date or
making their own tag, said John
Gardner, transportation planner.
"Most people get caught," he said.
"These permits are hard to change
and you can usually see it a mile away.
IVe seen some pretty sorry efforts."
Most of the altered tags have been
listed as lost or stolen, and the person
found with the permit has changed
a number on the permit, said a
student monitor, who asked not to
When student monitors find a car
with an unofficial permit, the owner
is fined $50 and the car is towed. The
student also loses parking privileges
for the year, Overton said.
Parking officials also put a record
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ifications than Michael Dukakis and .
Lloyd Bentsen combined." .
Bentsen' said the debate was not
about qualifications for the vice,
presidency. "The debate tonight is
about the presidency itself. The stakes
could not be higher."
When the debate returned to the
issue, Quayle said he had more
experience than many previous can
didates for vice president, and said
John Kennedy had the same amount
of experience as Quayle when he ran
Despite this, the congress consi
dered the legitimacy of the CIA in
its adoption of the resolution, Tur
lington said. "Although it isnt what
I had intended, the debate about the
CIA was healthy," he said. "We had
a really good discussion about the
CIA's legitimacy. I have respect for
my collegues who expressed outrage
at the CIA and its activities."
Brock Dickinson (Dist. 13) voted
in favor of the resolution. "I hope
it doesn't mean too much," he said.
"Being a foreign student from a
foreign country (Dickinson is from
Canada) that is a victim of the CIA's
activities, I can't look at the bill
See CONGRESS page 4
of the offense in the student's aca
demic file, she said.
These measures have not deterred
people from falsifying permits, and
there are a large number of second--and
third-time offenders, Overton
"I guess people just do it because
they think they can get away with it,"
the student monitor said. "I have seen
some pretty crafty altered permits,
but they will probably be caught
because the monitors look at permits
so often that I can just glance at a
permit and know that it is altered."
Falsifying'permits has always been
an honor code offense under the code
of student conduct: "Forgery, falsi
fication, or fraudulent misuse of
See FAKE page 4
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 DTHDavid Surowiecki
. In the most hostile exchange of the
evening, Bentsen said he took offense
at that because he worked with and
was friends with John Kennedy.
"Senator, you're ; no Jack
Kennedy," Bentsen. said. The
"That was really uncalled . for,
Senator," Quayle responded, bring
ing more applause. -
"You're the one who was making
the comparison," Bentsen said. "I did
not think the comparison was well
By BETHANY LITTON
The carcinogen asbestos is being
removed from the construction site
at the Student Union because the
disturbance caused by the renova
tion makes the substance especially
dangerous, University officials said
Asbestos has also recently been
removed from the Student Stores,
which is also undergoing
Asbestos is present in many
campus buildings, said Bob Beke,
a construction manager for the
"Apparently there's asbestos all
over this campus," Beke said. Beke
is the manager for both the Union
construction and the Student
"Unless it's disturbed it's safe,"
Beke said, "but when you go and
disturb it, that's when it becomes
Construction involves such a
high level of activity in buildings
that it could stir up the asbestos.
Therefore the removal of asbestos
is commonplace in renovation
operations, Beke said. .
Ray Hackney, the biological
safety and industrial hygiene officer
of the Health and Safety Office,
said almost any building built
before 1978 could contain some
kind of asbestos.
The buildings are inspected
regularly to ensure the asbestos is
not being disturbed and particles
are not in the air, Hackney said.
See ASBESTOS page 5
By JAMES BURROUGHS
The. Black. Student Movement
(BSM) passed a unanimous resolu
tion Wednesday night requesting that
UNC approve a permanent location
for the Black. Cultural Center (BCC)
by Jan. 31, 1989, and begin construc
tion by Jan. 31, 1990,
The BSM will present the resolu
tion to the BCC Facilities Planning
Committee, said Kenneth Perry,
Similar proposals calling for the
construction oi an extensive BCC
were submitted to the University in
1984 and 1986, but the students
received nothing more than "an office
in the Student Union," Perry said.
Officers at the meeting stressed the
urgency of the proposal. ; .
"If students donV do something
pretty quickly, then it could be a
decade before we see a real BCC on
the campus of this University," Perry
An open discussion among BSM
Questioners Brit Hume of ABC
News, Tom Brokaw of NBC News
and Jon - Margolis of - the Chicago -Tribune
returned often to environ
mental issues; what Quayle would do
in his first moments as president and
how Bentsen explained the differen
ces between his and Dukakis' policies.
The panel questioned the candi
dates on their environmental stands,
an issue that was not discussed in the
first presidential debate.
"I have a very strong record on the
environment in the Senate," Quayle
An asbestos warning sign hangs
members at the meeting allowed
students to express , their concerns
over the existing center, located in the
Student Union. The BSM cannot
it is too small, and many events held
in the center are interrupted by noise
from the Union Cabaret located '
directly below, students said.
Several students attacked the
University for not acting on the
reauests of the BSM. .
"(The University) doesn't care;
that's evident," one student said. "We
want a BCC (black cultural center),
not a black confinement center."
Many students called for public
protests ana ciaimea mat , woriong
through "university channels" has not
been effective. The idea of public
protests, however, was rejected by
BSM officers. '
We re just going to take this step
by step," said Tonya Blanks, BSM.
vice Dresident. "For richt now we're
See BSM page 2 F
, said, noting that he voted to override
Reagan's veto of the Clean Water
Act, has supported the Superfund
and is working on ozone legislation.
Quayle also criticized Dukakis' work
on cleanup of the Boston Harbor.
"This late conversion is interesting
to me," Bentsen said. Dukakis created
a $6 million program for clean water,
he said, and the Democratic Party
was the author of the Clean Air and
Water Acts and . the Superfund
See DEBATE page 2
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