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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 96, Issue 96
Wednesday, December 7, 1988
Chapel HiSI, North Carolina
News Sports Arts 962-0245
Today: sunny and windy
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l3y JENNIFER WING
i Residence Hall Association (RH A)
'.leaders will present a proposal to the
'.Housing Advisory Board on Thurs
day that would revamp the housing
llottery, assuring all rising sopho
Imores a room on South Campus.
! ' The proposal was made in response
to a Department of University Hous
ing proposal that would guarantee
rising sophomores a room in their
residence halls, without having to go
through the housing lottery, said
By MIKE BERARDINO
. None of the 12 UNC football
players who left the team last week
were coerced into doing so, coach
Mack Brown said Tuesday.
"None of the young people were
asked to leave," Brown said by
telephone from Charlotte, site of this
weekend's North-South Shrine Bowl.
"1 gave each and every young man
an opportunity to stay. All we're
trying to do is help young people
accomplish what they want to in life.
"I think the thing that is important
is this: It would be big if we'd run
them off. We haven't done that."
Brown said the coaching staff held
one-on-one meetings with every UNC
player on Nov. 20, thcday after, the .
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Congress Funding of
.Experts praise cku
By CRYSTAL BERNSTEIN
; Staff Writer
l During the last eight years,
SRonald Reagan has greatly
increased interdiction efforts
"against drug traffickers while
-. ignoring rehabilitation funding,
.experts saia in recent interviews.
. Bills passed by the U.S. Con
. gress in 1982 and 1986 allocated
. funds for drug rehabilitation, as
did the Anti-Substance Abuse Act
of 1988. Though the amount spent
each year has increased, rehabil
itation program spokesmen com
plain of a lack of available funds.
"We're operating at the same
; budget level this year as we have
. for the last four years," said
. Richard Lane, executive director
of Man Alive Research Inc., a
public substance abuse rehabilita-
Reagan himself made an effort
to cut $1 billion from 1987 and
1988 drug bills, said Bob Weiner,
'press secretary for the Senate
' Committee on Narcotics Abuse
RHA President Jimmy Randolph.
RHA has opposed the housing
department's guaranteed sophomore
housing proposal for the past two
years. The proposal was just pres
ented for the third time.
Under RHA's new proposal, all
students would have to participate in
the housing lottery, while under the
housing department's proposal,
sophomores would be exempt.
RHA leaders developed the prop
osal because they opposed the hous
ing department's plan to guarantee
season-ending loss to Duke. At that
time, the coaches discussed each team
member's current position and future
When Brown returned from a
week-long recruiting trip last Thurs
day, the players began informing him
of their decisions to leave.
Starting safety Dan Vooletich and
sophomore receiver Freddy Renken
were among the dozen players who
chose to transfer, graduate or end
their football careers.
Vooletich led a group of seven
potential fifth-year seniors who opted
to pass up their final season of
eligibility in order to graduate next
spring. Brown said the decisions did
not reflect poorly on the program.
. ! You can look at things in different-
the "Yackety Yack"
The Reagan Legacy
Congress has been left to write
the bills concerning drug educa
tion, rehabilitation, treatment,
prevention and interdiction with
out the president's contribution,
Weiner said. "The only initiatives
we have out there are
Reagan has also not been active
in developing new programs to
combat drug abuse, he said.
Others said that the administra
tion has attempted to reduce
substance abuse but didn't under
take that effectively. In order to
end drug abuse, the demand for
narcotics must be decreased, said
Rich Tarplin, staff director of the
Senate Subcommittee on Child
ren, Family, Drugs, and
"The overrriding theme of the
last eight years has been a much
See DRUGS page 4
This writing stuff. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if
sophomores the option of living in
their same residence halls, while
juniors and seniors were subjected to
arbitrary placement on campus,
According to the RHA proposal,
rising sophomores would participate
in the same lottery as other students,
but would be guaranteed housing on
South Campus, Randolph said.
If juniors and seniors do not get
a space in the lottery, under the RHA
proposal they can choose to remain
on a waiting list for that residence
not forced out
ways; if you are insinuating 12 players
are leaving the program, that's not
true," Brown said. "When (seven) of
them are getting their degrees, I feel
very good about it. I talked to each
one of them the other day about their
experience at Carolina, and by and
large they said it was positive."
Brown also said the players did not
leave because of conflicts with the
new coaching staff.
"If a young guy feels like he's
accomplished what he wanted to
accomplish, then he should move on,"
Brown said. "Dan feels that way. I
told him we'd love to have him stay
and play, that he would be an asset
to our program. He's talked about
wanting to coach. I even talked to
, him about staying in our program (as .
troy lb I e; UDiDveirsStty yearbook
By WILL SPEARS
The Yackety Yack, UNC's year
book, is in financial difficulty, and
staff members must sell 3,500 copies
of the yearbook to break even, Editor
Susana Dancy said Tuesday.
Staff members blamed a cut in
Student Congress funding for the
1988-89 school year, and student
apathy for the Yack's financial
"This is the Yackety Yack's 99th
year," Dancy said. "It would be tragic
for the students to lose their yearbook
due to apathy."
Last April, the Student Congress
Finance Committee allotted the Yack
$9,340, less than half than the $19,740
request, Dancy said.
This was about a $9,000 cut from
the amount allotted for the previous
Suirvey shows lack
By TOYE ESKRIDGE
Special to the DTH
From the bathroom vending
machine to the neighborhood phar
macy, condoms the best protection
against AIDS short of abstinence
are readily available. But their full
disease-stopping potential is being
Seven bars and two restaurants
around Chapel Hill sell condoms in
their men's and women's restrooms.
The prices vary from 75 cents to $1.
Not one machine contains the best
condom for stopping AIDS.
The local pharmacies offer the best
product, but not all the pharmacists
know what the best product is.
Students in an advanced reporting
class from UNC's School of Journa
lism visited all 45 pharmacies listed
in the yellow pages of Chapel Hill
and Durham. Posing as customers,
the students asked questions on
condoms to test the knowledge of the
Questions were asked about the
difference between latex and animal
skin condoms, the benefits of the
spermicidal lubricant nonoxynol-9
and the effectiveness of condoms
against AIDS and other diseases.
Only 19 of the 45 pharmacists knew
all the correct answers.
Here's what condom users need to
know and some pharmacists don't
hall, instead of being assured housing
on South Campus, as sophomores
The advisory board will issue a
formal recommendation to Wayne
Kuncl, director of housing, to advise
him in his final decision after review
ing the department's and the RHA's
Kuncl will base his decision on the
board's advice, surveys conducted by
the department about their proposal
See HOUSING page 6
a graduate assistant)."
Also leaving the program are
Vooletich's brother, Brian, a fullback;
tailbacks Brad Smith and Jay Pal
misano; defensive backs Victor Bul
lock and Bill Franklin; defensive
linemen Phillip Cheek and Dave
Wolfe; linebackers Chuck Sledge and
Steve Lowe; and offensive lineman
Of that group, only Bullock, Sledge
and Lowe saw significant playing
time in UNC's recently concluded 1
10 season, the worst in school history.
Brown said last week's events were
not unexpected. "There's usually a
high turnover ratio in a transition
situation. It usually happens right
:.: r See FOOTBALL page 4
year. In April 1987, The Yack
requested $19,340 and was allotted
$18,240 by the congress.
The production of this year's
yearbook will cost $121,840, she said.
To make up the difference, the
Yack must sell 3,500 copies of the
yearbook. The staff sold 3,000 copies
of the 1986-87 edition, and 2,000
copies of the 1987-88 edition.
The staff has sold only 150 year
books for 1988-89 so far, but experts
sales to increase in the spring.
During the budget process last
spring, the Yack requested almost
$20,000. But a request of that size
is a large part of the congress budget
and would quickly drain its funds,
said Finance Committee member
Brock Dickinson (Dist. 13).
Congress felt the cut was justified
because of the staffs past failure to
n Latex condoms offer more pro
tection than animal skin condoms by
better blocking the AIDS virus.
n A spermicide, used with a latex
condom, offers double protection by
killing sperm and disease organisms.
o The spermicide is nonoxynol-9,
the only one approved by the Food
and Drug Administration.
Animal skin condoms, or natural
membrane condoms, have been
found in some studies to leak disease
spreading organisms through minute
pores, while latex condoms have been
shown to block passage of the AIDS
virus, as well as herpes and gonor
rhea, according to the New England
Journal of Mecicine.
The American Journal of Nursing
reports that latex condoms can also
prevent the transmission of chlamy
dia, genital warts and hepatitis B.
And experiments by the national
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
confirm that latex . condoms offer
greater protection against disease
than animal skin condoms.
The FDA agrees. It regulates all
condom varieties and only allows
latex condom manufacturers to
advertise their product as protection
against sexually transmitted diseases.
Yet 14 of the 45 pharmacists
questioned had no knowledge about
the superiority of latex condoms.
"There's no difference between the
skin and the latex condoms," said one
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John Odoom paints a mural Tuesday to publicize the BSM's ail
campus Christmas ball, scheduled for Dec. 8. See story, page 4.
complete the yearbook by its dead
line, mismanagement of funds and
limited sales, said Student Congress
Speaker Neil Riemann.
In the past, the staff has not done .
enough to broaden its audience,
The Yackety Yack, which does not
accept advertisements, should do so
to be more self-supporting, Riemann
"It's true that the book may be
prettier without advertising, but it
might be $ 10 cheaper with it," he said.
The Yack should take advantage
of its opportunity to advertise
because many other campus groups
that also need funds are not able to,
Dancy said the Yack would only
accept advertising as a last resort.
While the Yack staff has not yet
What the Pharmacists Knew
Knew that latex is better than skin and that lubrication with 1 9
the spermicide nonoxynol-9 is best
Knew all the above, except that the approved spermicide is 4
Knew only latex is better than skin
Knew only that spermicidal lubrication is better
Knew none of the above
Chapel Hill pharmacist, "but I think
the skin condoms are better protec
tion against sexually transmitted
Betty Dennis, clinical associate
professor in UNC's School of Phar
macy, explained why nonoxynol-9
lubricated condoms are best. If the
condom leaks or breaks, "You get the
benefit of a substance that will kill
certain organisms as well as sperm,"
According to the January issue of
the American Journal of Public
Health, three recent studies found
that when condoms lubricated with
you ask me.
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distributed the 1987-88 yearbook, the
book was on time in 1985-86 and
1986-87, Dancy said. The Yack
should not be penalized by the
congress for not meeting its deadlines,
"Tardiness should have nothing to
do with funding," she said. "We're not
charged late fees."
Although past Yack staffs may
have mismanaged funds, the current
staff should not be held responsible
and denied the requested funds
because of it, Dancy said.
"Just because it has happened in
the past, that doesn't mean it will
happen in the future," she said. "If
anything, we should learn from our
The staff is trying to increase its
See YEARBOOK page 5
nonoxynol-9 and containing the
AIDS virus ruptured, the virus was
Dr. Inge Corless, professor of
nursing at UNC, said, "Knowing
what we know about the rupture rate
of condoms,- it's foolish simply to use
only a condom, or to use anything
The 19 knowledgeable pharmacists
in the survey knew each of the major
condom facts checked by the student
reporters, including the value of
nonoxynol-9 and the advantage of
See CONDOMS page 2