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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Volume 96, Issue 113
Monday, February 6, 1989
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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these hardy souls out into Sunday's cold, rainy weather.
Student committee suggests
By SARAH CAGLE
The Undergraduate Library and
the Student Union lounge should
remain open 24 hours a day, begin
ning two weeks before the spring
exam period, according to a recom
mendation by the Student Govern
ment Academic Affairs Committee.
The committee also recommended
that Union Station, the new snack
bar in the Union, stay open 24 hours
Officials weigh cooseoueimces
of student aid through senice
By TAMMY BLACKARD
Requiring civilian or military
service for young-Americans who
want federal aid for education may
create social classes within univer
sities and colleges, the director of
UNC's Office of Scholarships and
Student Aid said.
A bill introduced in Congress
recently by Sen. Sam Nunn, D-Ga.,
proposed this mandatory service
for anyone wanting federal aid for
a college education, job training or
"I think it would create another
bureaucracy in the aid program,"
said director Eleanor Morris. "I
would be afraid it would mean that
those who are rich will go to college
and those who are poor won't."
However, Morris said she
thought some sort of mandatory
service attached to financial aid was
; Nunn, chairman of the Senate
Armed Services Committee, said
the program would support Pres
ident Bush's call for a new aware
ness of civic responsibility.
"We've got too many talented
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beginning one week before exams.
"This is a trial thing," said Kevin
Martin, student body president. "We
will evaluate it and see if it's worth
pursuing for next year. I think youll
find a lot of students would take
advantage of it."
The proposal's implementation will
depend on the library budget and how
many students take advantage of the
late hours, he said.
In past years the Undergrad has
young people not thinking about
other people," said Julie Abbot,
legislative director for Nunn. "We
want to see the volunteer jobs
involve working with the poor or
If the bill passes before the
Congress adjourns in 1990, the
program would begin that year and
be phased in gradually. For five
years, young Americans would
have the option of serving in the
civilian or military program or
going through the same channels
that are available now. But after
the five-year period, the vast
majority of young people who want
assistance would have to serve In
one of the programs for one or two
years, Abbot said.
People requesting financial
assistance for higher education
could serve either before or after
Those who work with the Civ
ilian Corps would be paid $100 a
week and provided health insu
rance; they would earn a $10,000
voucher for each year of civilian
service. Those opting for military
service would serve two years of
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By JAMES BURROUGHS
and JENNIFER WING
A UNC student who lives on
campus has contracted measles, and
large-scale immunization of students,
faculty and staff will begin at 1 p.m.
today in Woollen Gym.
Students who need immunization
and do not report today, Tuesday or
Wednesday will not be allowed to
attend classes or to live in campus
residence halls for 14 days after the
latest case is reported, said Dr. Judith
Cowan, director of Student Health
Service (SHS). Without proper
immunization, students could be
withdrawn from the University, she
All students requiring proper
immunization should expect to be
notified through the mail by Tuesday,
Cowan said. SHS has reviewed all
student records over the last three
"We must gear up and immunize
all students who don't meet the
FacuHty leave program und& way
By JEFF ECKARD
Faculty salaries and benefits are
lower at UNC than at other compar
able universities, but the implemen
tation of a study and research leave
policy is an important step in elim
inating disadvantages in recruiting
and "retaining faculty, University
officials said. -
In November 1988, the Faculty
Council implemented a study and
research leave that allows, when
possible, one professor from each
school and department to take a paid
study leave, said Harry Gooder,
been open 24 hours for four days
during exams, and there has been no
other place on campus to take a break
after the Union closes, said Sandy
Rierson, committee chairwoman.
"Having the Undergrad and the
Union open 24 hours will take care
of that," Rierson said.
Officials at the Undergraduate
Library are working to estimate the
cost of the proposal and will give the
results to Donald Boulton, vice
active duty and six years of selected
reserve duty; they would earn a
$12,000 voucher for each year of
The money from the vouchers
could be used to finance a college
education, to pay for job training
or to make a down payment on
a new home.
"Our concern is that it doesn't
provide any options," Morris said.
"You need an option whether
or not to do service or to pay the
money back after college," she said.
"It's bound to be discouraging
to some people at first if they would
rather have some other means
Nunn wants the bill to move
slowly through Congress so eve
ryone can have a chance to react
to it and offer suggestions, Abbot
said. One senator has already
suggested that the service be struc
tured like a work-study job for
those in college, she said.
The proposed program would
provide more assistance to a wider
range of students than current
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v VACCINATION INFORMATION
Shots available at Woollen Gym: 1-9 p.m. today;
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Students should present identification or student
I.D. number. Avoid driving to gym because of
Student Health Service will notify by mail students
who need the vaccination.
Symptoms include: fever, red eyes, runny nose and a
cough. 24-48 hours after these symptoms
develop, a rash will appear, starting behind the
ears and on the neck and then spreading all
over the body.
current guidelines," Cowan said.
"Students should be prepared to
receive a card and understand theyH
need to report for immunization in
a short period of time."
Students notified by SHS should
The policy was created to compen
sate for the UNC system's lack of a
sabbatical program, a guaranteed
leave every seven years, because the
state does not have the money to fund
such a program, Gooder said.
,r,The University has been at a
competitive disadvantage because a
sabbatical program is not offered,
Gooder said. The University inter
nally implemented the program,
which is similar to N.C. State Uni
versity's program, to offset that
disadvantage, he said.
"This is the first semester it has
chancellor and dean of student
affairs, said James Govan, University
Keeping the library and the Union
open 24 hours also creates security
problems, said Gillian Cell, dean of
the College of Arts and Sciences.
"The question is, will the budget
allow for staff for the security of the
library and the students who would
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Sty demits voice .opposition
to parking poDicy dhaimges
By AMY WAJDA
The lack of campus parking is not
just a student problem, but the ad
hoc parking committee's proposals
place too much of the parking burden
on students' shoulders, some UNC
students said Sunday.
The students, who live both on and
off campus, said they opposed three
of the parking proposals made last
week by the chancellor's ad hoc
committee on parking.
The proposal suggested a cut of 350
on-campus resident student parking
places, an evening parking system
that would exempt faculty and staff
from paying a $2 North Campus
parking fee, and a $25 student
transportation fee to improve the
University shuttle system, among
Most of the students said they
opposed cutting resident student
"I'm not sure cutting spaces from
students is the answer to the parking
problem," said David Coffey, a senior
accounting major from Lincolnton
who lives off campus. "The problem
is that there are not enough spaces.
you won't know
report to Woollen Gym during one
of three immunization sessions: from
1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, or from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Students should present
identification or their student I.D.
been offered,r Gooder said. "When
it has a track record I think the study
and research leave will take care of
the disadvantages we face in
Each academic department and
school will work out its own program
.for granting the leaves, Gooder said
There will be variations within each
department because circumstances
will differ like the number of
faculty available to teach and the
amount of funding, he said.
A professor of medieval history
may have a more difficult time getting
leave than a mathematics professor
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"Rather than slicing the same pie
in different ways, we need a bigger
But faculty and staff should have,
priority over students in parking
location, Coffey said. "I can see the
faculty viewpoint if they work
there, they should park there. It
wouldn't be that bad to move student
parking from their dorms to South
Todd Sparger, a senior social
sciences and education major from
Tequesta, Fla., who lives on campus,
"I definitely think there's a need
for students to have places, but I'm
not so sold as to where they should
be," he said.
But Angela Hampton, a junior
journalism major from Raleigh who
lives off campus, said the loss of
resident student on-campus parking
is inevitable. "I knew something had
to go somewhere," she said. "Some
body's parking had to be cut."
The importance of access to cam
pus makes on-campus faculty parking
a higher priority than resident student
parking, Hampton said. "One of the
most important issues is access to
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numbers to receive vaccination.
People vaccinated between 1957
and 1968 and before the age of 15
months need to be re-vaccinated.
Students who do not receive noti
fication by mail can assume they do
not need the measles vaccine.
Between 10,000 and 13,000 stu
dents nearly 50 percent of the
student body will have to be
revaccinated, said Daniel Reimer,
health director of the Orange County
Students cannot be vaccinated at
the SHS building, and they should
not call there to check their immun
ization records, Reimer said. Also,
students are urged not to drive to
Woollen Gym because of traffic
congestion, he said.
Some students cannot be vacci
nated even if they need to be, Reimer
said. Those who are pregnant or think
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because replacements are harder to
find, Gooder said.
The leave is not officially called a
sabbatical because it is not a guaran
teed entitlement every seven years,
but efforts will be made to accom
modate all professors, Gooder said.
Jhe leave program is a major step
in the right direction, said Patricia
Poteat, assistant to the provost.
"When competition is very keen
among research universities, a study
leave policy is crucial for the simple
reason that faculty who put the
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campus, and residents already have
But some students said resident
students should have on-campus
"I think there should still be some
good spots left for students," said
Donna McPherson, a law student
from Snow Camp who lives off
Security is also a consideration,
McPherson said. "I don't think they
should be forced to park on South
Campus, especially women."
McPherson added that when she
lived on campus, "it was very, very
difficult for undergraduates without
a car or who couldn't keep a car on
campus to do things like grocery
shopping or shopping for necessities."
Limited transportation forces stu
dents to use the more expensive
Fowler's Food Store or Student
Stores, she said. "Undergraduate
students should be given a choice."
The students surveyed did not
favor the proposal to give free evening
parking on North Campus to faculty
and staff who use North Campus
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