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Volume 97, Issue 20
By AMY WAJDA
Assistant University Editor
; A list of black faculty and student
concerns that created some controv
ersy at Friday's Faculty Council
meeting was not originally meant for
public use, Association of Black
Faculty (ABF) recording secretary
iee Greene said Sunday.
; The document, which was pre
sented in the committee on black
faculty's annual report as "a state
ment (of the ABF) regarding the
needs of black faculty on our cam
pus," was originally sent only to
members of the association and
several UNC administrators, Greene
; The list of black faculty and student
concerns that Greene said was issued
in the spring of 1 988 makes up one
page of the committee's three-and-a-half
One item on the list says changes
in the admissions policies of the
School of Public Health will have a
negative effect on black student
On Friday, Michel Ibrahim, dean-
By RHETA LOGAN
Burger King and Marriott Corp.
officials said Friday that they would
not participate in a national boycott
of fish purchased from Iceland
despite a Wednesday demonstration
by members of UNC's Student Envi
ronmental Action Coalition.
About 60 SE AC members pro
tested outside the Franklin Street
Burger King and Lenoir Dining Hall
which is run by Marriott to
put pressure on the companies to stop
buying fish from Iceland. The protest
was part of a national campaign by
the environmental group Greenpeace,
which wants companies to stop
buying fish Iceland's largest source
of revenue in order to stop the
country from whaling.
But Burger King officials said
Friday that the United States had
confirmed Iceland is whaling for
scientific purposes only. U.S. officials
stated after several meetings with
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annual Hinton James Charity Run Saturday afternoon.
of the School of Public Health, said
this statement was irresponsible. "I'd
like to know which departments,
what recent changes, and how it
affects black presence in the School
of Public Health. I think some
documentation of a statement like
this should be available to discuss
with me and my collegues before
printing it and distributing it to the
But Greene said Sunday the ABF
should not be responsible for the
statement. "The association does not
take responsibility for using informa
tion outside of context. How the list
is used is the responsibility of the
committee. The association didn't
distribute the list to the faculty
the committee did."
Campbell McMillan, committee
chairman, said Sunday, "I had no
doubt that this was a statement they
were prepared to release. Our inten
tion was for black faculty to be
But Greene said he had had no
official contact with the committee.
"The contact I had with the commit-
Iceland's leaders in July 1988 that the
Icelandic government was within its
rights to carry on scientific research
with whaling, said Burger King
spokesman Tim Hermerling.
The United States also decided as
a result of the meetings that Icelandic
whaling was not diminishing the
efforts made by whaling conservation
programs, he said. ;-
"For these reasons, we do not feel
it is appropriate for us to take part
in the boycott," Hermerling said.
Marriott officials said they were
justified in purchasing fish from
Iceland because they were only doing
business with fish companies, not the
"The people we're doing business
with are not doing anything wrong,"
said William Dux, director of Caro
lina Dining Services.
Marriott buys Icelandic fish
because the organization's main
concern is purchasing the best pro
duct for its customers, he said.
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Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Monday, April 3, 1989
tee was informal and with one
member. Someone asked for a list of
current concerns of the association.
I explained that the association did
not have a printed list of present
"I told them the major concern of
the association at present. We are
concerned with making sure that the
number of black undergraduates who
pursue graduate education increases,"
Committee and ABF member
Curtis Harper said he had contacted
Greene about a statement of concerns
and that Greene had referred him to
the list. "When I talked to Greene
about it (using the list), he thought
it was OK."
But Greene questioned the use of
a list from last spring. "It would not
make sense for the association to give
a list like that in April, 1989," he said.
"Some of the issues are over a year
old and have already been responded
The committee published the list
without dating it or stating for whom
it had originally been meant.
"We're looking at this whole thing
from a business sense," Dux said. "It's
a political issue, and we're not
involved with that. We're not a
Senior Tom Panel, Wednesday's
demonstration coordinator, said he
thought ecological concerns were
more important than business
"It's great that they put customer
satisfaction first, but in our view, (the
purchasing) is indirectly supporting
A boycott of fish from Iceland
would help end Iceland's whaling
industry, which is small and depends
-financially on the fishing industry,
Pahel said. Elimination of Iceland's
whaling industry is SE AC's overall
"We need to place economic pres
sure on Iceland to make it a poor
economic choice to whale," said Don
Whittier, co-chairman of SEAC.
UNC studeofts help ireoovate house
By JOEY HILL
Ten members of the UNC chapter
of Habitat for Humanity worked to
repair the bathroom and back entry
way of the home of an elderly
Carrboro couple Saturday.
Habitat For Humanity members
replaced the floor, sheetrock and
insulation of the bathroom and
entryway which were damaged
Shelieroffers temporary home
Editor's note: This is the first article
in a three-part series on the homeless
problem in Chapel Hill.
By TOM PARKS
"Jim" appears to be an ordinary
UNC student juggling his class
schedule and a part-time job. The
only difference is he is homeless.
This is the second time Jim, who
asked that his real name not be used,
has lived at the Inter-Faith Council
(IFC) Emergency Shelter. He knows
of six other UNC students who have
lived there. 1
"You grow numb," he said. "When
you find yourself wasting a lot of
effort each time you try to wipe the
slate clean, it leaves you more empty
Jim wants to get out and live on
his own, but he wants a move from
the shelter to be permanent.
Tm more concerned to take it
slowly and work it out, find living
arrangements and. not find myself in
the same place. The one uplifting
thing is that IVe worked for two
Because he has been working part
time in a construction job, Jim's
grades have suffered.
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By BRENDA CAMPBELL
Despite cool and rainy weather,
the party went on for about 3,500
students who gathered at the Pi
Kappa Phi fraternity house Friday
afternoon for the 13th annual
The turnout was better than
expected, said senior Jim Mackey,
a Pi Kappa Phi member. "I think
everyone who came out in the rain
had a good time."
Brian Wrenn, a sophomore Pi
By JAMES BURROUGHS
Assistant University Editor
A female was assaulted Friday
night behind a fraternity house on
Finley Golf Course Road, and Uni
versity police investigating the inci
dent have no suspects, University
police officials said Sunday.
The woman was not physically
injured in the assault, which was
reported to police at 7:35 p.m. Friday,
Sgt. Ned Comar of University police
because of a leaky roof.
The repairs made at the house were
part of a renovation project that
began last semester, said Keith Burns, ,
UNC Habitat For Humanity building
committee chairman. Group
members had already replaced the
roof and installed a woodstove.
The yearlong project will culmin
ate with the installation of a septic
system, Burns said. Habitat must
"I really have no other desire (than t
to graduate). I do not want to be a
$5-an-hour worker for the rest of my
The shelter, located in the old
municipal building at the intersection
of Rosemary and Columbia streets,
will close for renovation in late April,
and although Jim said he had no
definite plans about where to live, he
has been trying to save money for
the few places he's considering.
Other residents of the shelter have
been thinking ahead and saving
money from their jobs, but unless
they have $500 in hand, they will not
be able to find an apartment in
Chapel Hill, he said. Most apart
ments ask for the first month's rent
and a security deposit in advance.
Without somewhere definite to
stay, the shelter's residents will
bounce around, finding a place for
a couple of weeks and then returning
to the street, Jim said.
"If at any point in time you lose
your job, you can kiss it all goodbye."
The Burnout crowd clamors around the stage
Kappa Phi member, said, "The rain
kept the crowd down, but it also
fired them up. They are the real,
true party animals."
The rain provided muddy enter
tainment for some students.
"This girl got body slammed in
the mud," said Rick Reneau, a
freshman from Fayetteville. "Then
everyone was mud wrestling until
two guys came and broke it up."
Two bands, Waxing Poetics and
The Pursuit of Happiness, kept the
crowd entertained for most of the
assay uueo y-rooaiy
Comar said he was not sure if the
woman was a UNC student, or if the
incident was related to Burnout, the
party held Friday at , the Pi Kappa
Phi fraternity house.
Chapel Hill police would have
handled the case if the assault had
occured inside a fraternity house,
Comar said, but the incident report
edly occured behind a house,
although police do not know the
raise about $1,500 by the end of the
year, to complete the final phase of
Habitat For Humanity is a
national non-profit organization that
works to build and repair homes for
"Habitat for Humanity works in
the philosophy that shelter is a matter
of conscience," said Heather Fuller,
Habitat For Humanity publicity co-
Chris Moran, a consultant at the
shelter, said the IFC Community
Kitchen, located on South Merritt
Mill Road, would serve as a tempor
ary men's shelter and downtown
churches would provide shelter for
women during the renovations. The
renovations will reduce the number
of available beds by one-third.
The planned renovations to the old
municipal building include leveling
the floors, installing an elevator and
a new heating system, and bringing
it up to building code standards,
The renovated shelter will also
contain the IFC Community Kitchen.
Billy Barnes, a volunteer at the
shelter, said the renovated shelter
would be among the largest and most
complete for a city of Chapel Hill's
size. ; " ..
The shelter had 28 1 guests last year,
57 percent more than in 1987, and
the average stay was less than three
Barnes estimated that more than
half of the shelter's residents worked
at jobs that pay close to the minimum
wage and that they did not have $400
to $500 to rent a Chapel Hill
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- "We chose the bands first
because they were available, and
also because they follow the tra
dition we started in the past,"
Mackey said. "Also, the cost of the
bands enabled us to have two at
the party instead of having just
Chick Fil-A sold sandwiches to
the crowd, and 20 percent of the
proceeds went to the N.C. Burn
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There are four UNC fraternity
houses located off Finley Golf Course
University police detectives have
been investigating the incident since
Saturday, he said. No investigating;
officers were available for comment;
The name of the assault victim will
not be released before an arrest is;
made in the case, Comar said. '
chairperson. "Shelter has always been
a symbol of security. Shelter for all
people equals a sense of security and,
A goal of Habitat For Humanity
is to make people aware of the living
conditions of low-income families.;
"Often people get swept away in;
international causes, and national
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Chapel Hill may extend
family ties ....3
High school seniors take
peek at fall home .............4
Take a look at the South in
folklore collection ...4
Identity, deception play key
role in production 5
Labfest features actors
acting like actors ...:.. ..6
Play provokes confused
Meet UNC's Tony award '
winner ...Y......... ..6
Invitational golf teams fall to
UNC women ......8
Men's, women's tennis take
double wins.......... 12
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