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Volume 99, Issue 164
Thursday, February 27, 1992
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By Maricla Moye
. Chapel Hill police issued a search
warrant this weekend inconnection with
a string of eight unsolved rapes that
occurred in the Triangle area between
1986 and 1991.
Investigators filed a warrant to seize
the property of suspect James Otis
Moore Jr., a former male nurse at UNC
Hospitals. Officials have not brought
formal charges against Moore.
Detective Rebecca Wilson of Chapel
Hill police filed the search warrant to
see if the suspect had any connection to
the rapes. Investigators fingerprinted
the suspect and took samples of his
pubic hair and of his blood.
According to police reports, all eight
rape victims were white, blond women
who lived in apartment complexes near
Police investigators believe the rapes
are connected directly to UNC Hospi
tals because of the crimes' close prox
imity to the medical complex.
Investigators teamed up with the
SOAR team, a Harnett County organi
zation that specializes in profiles of
sexual offenders, to discover the rapist's
identity. Given the information and evi
dence supplied, the team considered the
possibility of a health-care worker's
involvement in the rapes.
M.C. Teague of the N.C. Department
of Crime Control and Public Safety also
speculated that the rapist could be a
This belief was reinforced when
Teague received a call from a former
UNC Hospitals patient who said she
was sexually molested by a male nurse
in 1 98S. Teague said the former patient's
description of the male nurse matched
those by the other eight rape victims.
Each rape victim gave police investi
gators similar physical descriptions of
their assailants and similar accounts of
the crime. All eight women said the
man covered their eyes before he raped
them. Afterward, they said the assailant
removed all items of evidence and forced
them to take a shower.
One of the victims said her attacker
seemed to be concerned about her safety
during the incident. She said the
See RAPE, page 7
Chapel Hill, Orange County residents debate
By Jennifer Brett
Signs proclaiming "We've Done Our
Share,""Don't Dump on Us Anymore,"
and "No More Site 1 7" littered the walls
of the Orange High School auditorium
Wednesday night as local residents ad
dressed members of the Landfill
LOG members received public input
concerning the elimination of prospec
tive Orange County landfill sites from
four to three.
About 800 people attended the meet
ing that was characterized by both heck
ling and standing ovations as residents
argued the logistics of each site. Chapel
New faces on Student Congress may
5 black members to
By Shannon Crownover
An increase in the number of under
graduate black representatives will di
versify Student Congress next year.
Five black students were elected to
serve as representatives in the 1992-93
congress. Only one black student served
on this year's congress.
"It will be a positive change, because
we need the extra diversity in congress,"
Speaker Tim Moore said. "But this
year's congress was sensitive to the
concerns of minorities."
Eric Martin, Dist. 8, said it was frus
trating being the only black representa
tive in congress this year.
"It was extremely difficult to get
anything accomplished," Martin said.
"With more minorities in congress, they
will be able to get more done and will
have more influence."
. Daryl Grissom, finance committee
chairman, said he thought having more
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Chuck Ebert, a senior from Mocksville, and Rod Cavallaro, a front of Dey Hall
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Hill residents opposing sites OC-3 and
OC-17 often went head to head with
Hillsborough and Orange County resi
dents opposing sites OC-9 and OC-2
during the two-hour debate.
"Friction between Chapel Hill and
Hillsborough has become very politi
cal," said Chris Firpo, an Orange High
School English teacher. "You're afraid
to say which one you're in favor of.
"The most logical place to put (the
landfill) would be next to an interstate.
It would educate people," Firpo said.
Norman Christensen, Dean of the
School of the Environment at Duke
University, asked that OC-1 7, near Duke
minorities in congress would help ease
tensions on campus and create a higher
level of maturity in congress.
"If they can work together well, they
can counteract all the negative effects
of conservative Tim Moore andhis pup
pets," Grissom said.
Next year's five black undergradu
ate representatives in congress are
Dezette McMillian and Erica Glover,
Dist. 18; Philip Charles-Pierre and
George Battle, Dist. 17; and Larry
Belton, Dist. 16.
Charles-Pierre said he wanted to be a
leader for all students, not just for black
students. He said his main goal was to
propose legislation that would benefit
"I want it to be a pragmatic and fair
congress," Charles-Pierre said. "People
will see somebody who is positive, and
it will reflect on the black community."
Grissom said the increased number
See MINORITIES, page 7
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Forest, be eliminated as a possible site
because of its value as a research facil
ity. "It is Duke's position that the general
threat to the forest and the serious im
pacts on academic values are important
reasons to drop this site from the list of
final candidates," Christensen said. "The
mere consideration of this site poses a
threat to the entire Duke Forest."
Although the forest is frequently used
by Orange County citizens for recre
ation, its primary purpose is to serve as
an area of teaching and research, he
"Much of Duke Forest is dedicated to
active, manipulative research,"
Christensen said. "This educational ac
Disagreement between Moore, Young Republicans could divide conservatives
By Chandra McLean
UNC's Young Republicans passed a
resolution Friday prohibiting any deal
ings with Speaker Tim Moore or his
cohorts on the grounds that he sought to
solicit the aid of various members of the
Student Congress in order to facilitate
his own advancement.
Although several new conservative
representatives were elected tocongress,
this disagreement between Young Re
publicans and Moore may soften their
Maitri Klinkosum, a member of the
Young Republicans, said that Moore
encouraged several conservative stu
dents to run for congress, that he was
well aware of the fact they were running
and that he remained in contact with
them throughout the campaign.
Klinkosum said Moore told The Daily
Tar Heel he did not encourage conser
vatives to run for congress in order "to
to release tension after an Italian midterm
took a couple of falls before deciding to quit.
tivity would be irreparably harmed by
use of this site as a garbage dump."
Chapel Hill resident John Foushee
said he opposed OC-17, because he
feared town development eventually
would near the site.
"The first landfill is now right in the
middle of town, off of Plant Road,"
Foushee said. "Chapel Hill has grown
past it and has grown up almost against
the Eubanks Road site."
Matt Cowlentie, an Orange County
resident who spoke in favor of the elimi
nation of OC-11, located near Little
Creek and the Eno River, accused the
LOG of subjectively selecting possible
"The committee has not disclosed its
change direction of legislative branch
protect his own political hide.
"He doesn't want to look like a bad
guy in anybody's eyes," he said. "I
don't care anymore whether a person is
a liberal or a conservative, as long as
they do the job.
Moore denied encouraging conser
vatives to run for congress, adding that
he simply told them how they could get
"Anyone who came by the office and
asked how they could run for office, I
have done my duty of getting them
involved," he said. "The whole point of
whether or not I did (encourage conser
vatives to run), well there's nothing
wrong with that."
Klinkosum said Moore asked Lee
Newcomb, a Young Republican who
was elected in District 1 1, to run for
congress because he was trying to pro
mote as many conservatives as he could.
"He said something about how he
didn't know conservatives were run
ning, and that was crap," Klinkosum
CGLA files suit
to end restraint
By Deborah Greenwood
The Carolina Gay and Lesbian Asso
ciation filed a lawsuit against Student
Congress Wednesday demanding the
removal of restrictions placed on its
Restrictions passed by congress Sun
day require that a committee approve
CGLA's publications to ensure the
group is not using student fees to advo
cate political activity.
The written complaint alleges that
the restrictions are a violation of the
Student Government Code. Congress
members said they drew up the docu
security, bans kegs
at all-Greek events
Security guards will patrol all Greek
sponsored events looking for minors
and removing unwanted guests as a
result of a strict risk-management policy
passed by the Inter-Fraternity and
Panhellenic councils Tuesday night.
In addition, Greek chapters can no
longer use collective funds to purchase
alcohol or have kegs at parties where
non-members or prospective rushees
will be present.
The Panhellenic Council unani
mously approved the policy, while the
IFC accepted the policy with a 15-5-2
vote after a long debate. The five frater
nities voting against the policy were
Chi Phi, Chi Psi, Beta Theta Pi, Delta
Upsilon and St. Anthony Hall.
Judi Barter, assistant dean of stu
possible landfill sites
reasonsforincludingsite 1 l,"Cowlentie
said. "The site contains 643 acres over
the required amount for a landfill as
specified in your (committee's) report.
It must be concluded that the
committee's search is not entirely ob
jective." The site's proximity to major water
sources would result in destructive con
tamination if material from a landfill
were to leak, he said. Nearly 120 resi
dents rely on wells for drinking water,
which if contaminated, could be a se
vere health hazard, he said.
"How will families who have had
their water contaminated be compen
sated?" Cowlentie asked. "The rational
choice for a new landfill is near the
said. "It was in the DTH. Tim isn't as
innocent as he portrays himself as be
ing. Newcomb said he was tired of Moore
"waving the banner of conservatives"
and doing the things he was doing.
"I don't think he is representative of
us," Newcomb said. "He is a hypo
crite." Newcomb said he was sick and tired
of Moore saying "honest government"
and making himself out to be a great
ideological conservative, when he was
just a politician.
'Tim is motivated by personal gain,"
Newcomb said. "I want to inform the
student body that their speaker of Stu
dent Congress is a liar and a hypocrite."
Moore said that it was not illegal to
encourage students, and that he belie ved
it was a duty for an officer to make
opportunities available for anyone to
become involved in student govern
ment. "Liberal or conservative is not a key
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ment to protect the code.
But CGLA Chairwoman Svati Shah
said congress members had other mo
tives than protecting the system.
"I don 't th ink that the rider was placed
to protect the code," she said. "It was
placed on the pretense that CGLA had
violated the code by doing something
The rider stated that the CGLA can
not use funds "in advocating, endorsing
or opposing legislation, government
actions, candidates for public office or
But Shah said this was an important
See CGLA, page 7
dents, said although these fraternities
did not accept the policy, they were still
obligated to follow it.
"I know that all the fraternity nation
als do expect, and it is written in their
national policies, that if an IFC adopts a
policy, every chapter must follow thai
policy," she said.
The national chapter representatives
of all fraternities and sororities were
notified of the vote's results. Barter
"Most national officers of fraterni
ties and sororities want their chapters to
work in a cooperative spirit with their
Inter-Fratemity and Panhellenic coun
cils," she said. "The national represen
tatives that were at UNC on February 8
requested to be contacted as to how
their particular chapters voted."
See POLICY, page 7
existing landfill, since the majority of
trash is generated south of 1-85."
Donna Harrison, an Orange County
resident, asked the LOG to remove OC
9, located at the intersection of N.C. 57
and N.C. 86, from the list of possible
"It says in Genesis that God gives the
domain of the Earth to people," Harrison
said. "Destroying trees to create a gar
bage dump isn't what God had in mind.
God's not creating any new land, so
we've got to quit destroying it."
Existing pollution would be aug
mented by the destruction of trees to
create the landfill, she said.
See LANDFILL, page 4
variable," he said. "A key variable for
me is what type of vision they have and
how they want to use their position in
Moore said congress did not have a
partisan system of government, so he
could not have gone out and run a re
But Chris Tuck, a conservative con
gress member, said Moore definitely
made an effort to get many conserva
tives in congress.
"There are too many games going on
in Student Congress," Tuck said.
People don't want to be attacked, so
they don't say what they really feel, he
"This past year, you had some con
servatives on Student Congress who
would not vote conservative when the
big issues came down," he said. "We
hope this will change this year.
"I'm going to say what I think,"Tuck
See CONSERVATIVES, page 7