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Volume 97, Issue 14
By NANCY WYKLE
Two men assaulted a woman
walking alone near Joyner Residence
Hall on March 6, according to
officials, and police are investigating
The woman was able to escape
after the men attacked her, said Clare
Aselin, Cobb Joyner assistant area
director. The attack was serious
enough for the victim to go to a
hospital, said Kathleen Benzaquin,
associate dean of student affairs.
The two attackers were white,
college-age males, Benzaquin said.
The report was filed 10 to 12 hours
after the attack.
Police reports indicate the assault
occurred at 3:35 a.m.
The incident probably occurred
between Joyner Residence Hall and
the tennis courts, Aselin said. The
lighting there is poor after the court
lights are turned off, and there are
several trees and bushes.
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By JAMES BURROUGHS
Assistant University Editor
The proposed 24-hour study area
will become a reality on April 23,
when the Undergraduate Library will
begin an around-the-clock trial
period to be in effect for most days
until the end of exams, officials said
Wednesday:-" " ' '
The decision to create the study
area follows almost eight months of
work by student government officials
and the Department of Student
Affairs, said Sandy Rierson, chairwo
man of the student government
academic affairs committee.
The Undergraduate Library usu
ally remains open for 24 hours during
the exam period, but the idea of
expanding that schedule to the days
before exam week was brought up
last year, said David Taylor, under
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helps her Little Buddy, Greg French, out of a
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Someone who had talked with the
woman reported the assault to the
STOW area office, Aselin said. The
victim has not reported it to an area
director or assistant area director, she
To protect the victim, her name
and address will not be released.
. Frederick Schroeder, dean of
students, said he was aware of the
incident, but that no more informa
tion was available.
A report was made earlier this year
of a man jumping from behind a bush
in the Cobb Joyner area and follow
ing a woman inside through a side
door of Joyner, Aselin said.
The problem of lighting is being
addressed, and the bushes have been
trimmed to prevent people from
hiding in them, Aselin said.
"I don't think it (the attack) had
anything to do with poor lighting,"
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This semester's study area will serve
as a trial period to determine whether
students would support the idea,
"What we're trying to see is if this
is something the students will really
use and if it's something they really
need", ""she said.
The goal now is to keep the 24
hour study area open only during the
week before exams and during
exams, Rierson said, but if students
respond positively, the days of
operation may be expanded.
In addition to library facilities, the
Student Union lounge and Union
Station may remain open for students
to use all night, Rierson said.
The library would close at the
regular time on the Friday and
Saturday nights prior to exam week
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prospective incoming freshmen
and on the Saturday during exams,
Taylor said. Students using the area
will not be able to check out library
materials after normal closing hours
on any day, he said.
The library will employ students at
a wage of $6 per hour and will accept
applications during the next two
weeks," he saidr-"""'
The lack of student use during the
library's 24-hour exam week schedule
has the library staff doubtful about
the new study area, but the staff is
willing to work for its success, he said.
"We're enthusiastic if the students
really need it, but we're still a little
skeptical," Taylor said. "We're really
wondering if this is more of a great
idea than it is an actual need."
Determining whether money
would be available to pay students
working at the study area has been
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Murfreesboro escorts a group of
to a Psychology 10 lecture during
the primary concern over the past
several months, said Donald Boulton,
vice chancellor and dean of student
affairs. These funds have come from
a variety of sources, including student
government, he said.
Almost $3,000 will be required to
By SIMONE PAM
Preregistration for fall 1989 and
summer school will begin next week.
Course catalogs are now available in
the basement of Hanes Hall.
UNC freshmen and sophomores
may preregister March 27 through
April 17. Junior and senior prereg
istration will begin April 3 and
continue through April 7.
Freshmen and sophomores must
see their academic advisers before
submitting their preregistration
eslts reveal -no LSD traces
do slain Chapel Hill mam
By TRACY LAWSON
Recent medical tests conducted on
the blood of a former UNC student
who was killed by a Chapel Hill man
failed to reveal evidence of the
hallucinogenic drug LSD, Chief
Medical Examiner John Butts said.
Butts said a sample 'of William
McMichael's blood, which was sent
to Pennsylvania for testing, revealed
no trace of LSD.
The negative test results do not
mean there was no LSD in McMi
dies after illness
By BILL YARDLEY
Louis Dupree, a visiting professor
in UNC's anthropology department,
died Tuesday at Duke Hospital. He
Dupree, a distinguished authority
on Afghanistan and on Middle East
anthropology, had been a visiting
professor at UNC since 1987.
He had been teaching a course
called The Modern Middle East at
UNC this spring , before he was
hospitalized for cancer several weeks
ago. The cancer had spread from his
brain to his lungs and other areas.
Dupree studied Asian archaeology
and ethnology to earn his bachelor
of arts, master's and doctorate
degrees at Harvard University.
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Decision Days, an orientation program aimed at recruiting minority
keep the library open during the trial
period alone, Boulton said.
The Student Union has shown a
willingness to participate, and plan-
ning with the Union will continue,
The Union Station will remain open
if student use is enough to provide
for falD semester
Matthew Costello, a General Col
lege adviser, said students should
come to their advisers with a general
idea of what they want to take. "Our
major job is to make sure they get
all their perspectives done on time."
Students ought to collect as much
information as possible before choos
ing their courses, said Bobbi Owen,
assistant dean of the General College.
"Students should take courses they
are interested in," she said. "I don't
think you should sign up for a course
chael's body, Butts said.
"It is very difficult to detect LSD
in a person's body," he said. "All tests
have thresholds, which means that
certain amounts of a drug may be
so small it may be below detection."
McMichael, 23, was co-founder of
Helium Highs, a local balloon
Despite reports from witnesses
saying they saw McMichael drink
alcohol and take drugs earlier in the
evening, the intitial autopsy showed
no trace of alcohol or PCP in his
UNC anthropology department,
referred to Dupree as "Mr. Afghan
istan." Dupree lived in Afghanistan
for more than 20 years and made
many trips back to the country from
the United States.
His work in Afghanistan went
beyond his observational and
research duties as an anthropologist.
He worked to help the Afghan
resistance against the Soviet invasion
and was a vocal supporter of selling
arms to the resisters.
In a 1987 article in the Durham
Morning Herald, Dupree said the
Soviets were fighting a war they knew
could not be won if the United States
continued to sell arms to Afghan
rebels. He said the Soviets were
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the income required to pay
employees, he said.
Boulton said the actual student
interest in the study area would not
be evident until the trial period was
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because someone said it was easy.
"I don't think there is any such
thing as a hard course. There are more
demanding courses, but those courses
that challenge the students are worth
Students should consult the Caro
lina Course Review and the Carolina
Course Description before selecting
a course but should not make a
decision based strictly on those
publications, Owen said.
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According to McMichael's friends,
the young man was not a drug user
and did not drink alcohol often.
"The results of the LSD test do
not surprise me," Chris Crute, a
friend of McMichael's, said.
According to police reports,
McMichael knocked on the front
door of Lee Sizemore's home at 102
Bristol Court around 4 a.m. on Jan.
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