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100th Year of Editorial Freedom
Serving the students and the University community since 1893
0 1992 DTH Publishing Corp.
All rights reserved.
Volume 100, Issue 1
Monday, March 9, 1992
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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GSU files lawsuit
By Shannon Crownover
Graduate Students United has filed a
lawsuit against Student Congress to have
restrictions placed on its publications
The suit is similar to one filed by the
Carolina Gay and Lesbian Association
before Spring Break.
Congress stipulated that neitherGSU
nor any of its publications could use the
allotted student funds to advocate, en
dorse or oppose legislation or govern
mental actions. Congress will require
to fill vacancy on
Board of Trustees
By Ashley Fogle
Assistant University Editor
Raleigh attorney CressieThigpen will
become the newest member of the
University's Board of Trustees.
The UNC Board of Governors on
Friday chose Thigpen over three other
candidates. Thigpen will replace trustee
William Darity, who resigned in De
cember. Thigpen said he did not have any
particular agenda in mind to take into
his new position.
"I don't know any issues facing the
Board of Trustees right now," he said.
"I want to talk to Chancellor (Paul)
Hardin, the other trustees and students
on campus to get the feel for issues
facing the University."
He did not know when his term offi
cially would begin. "I'm looking for
ward to it, but I don't know when I'll
really get started," he said.
BOT Chairman Robert Strickland
said he had not heard the news of
Thigpen's approval, but thought
Thigpen would be sworn in at the next
"I 'm glad to hear it," he said. "I don't
know the person, but the BOG has done
a good job of filling these positions.
"It will be good to have the board
back up to full capacity."
Mark Bibbs, an ex-officio student
member of the BOG, and another BOG
member nominated Thigpen for the
Bibbs said he was pleased that the
BOG had considered his suggestion.
This is the first time the BOG has ap
proved a student-nominated candidate.
new UNC police chief
will take over April 1
By Steve Politi
The University Pol ice department has
begun to search for a new chief and
hopes to have the position filled by
April 1, an administrator said Sunday.
Arnold Trujillo stepped down from
the campus public safety department's
top post Feb. 1 8 after holding the job for
less than a year. Carolyn Elfland, asso
ciate vice chancellor for business, is
heading the department on an interim
The reason for Trujillo's departure
remains a mystery. Elfland and police
officials refused to comment on why he
resigned, andTrujillo, who changed his
phone number to an unlisted one, did
not return to the job after his resignation
Elfland said the department had re
ceived five applications so far. Most of
the applicants went through the process
last year when Trujillo was chosen.
"It turned out to be a good strategy to
start contacting the folks that were semi
finalists last year because a number of
them are reapplying," Elfland said. "We
had very, very, very high quality people
The department used a nationwide
search when Trujillo was selected last
year, but Elfland said she decided against
such a search this time because it would
take too long.
"I really wanted to see if I could
short-circuit that by contacting last
GSU to send them a copy of each pub
lication to make sure the guidelines are
Joel Sipress, editor of GSU's news
letter, Grad Grind, said the restrictions
would defeat the purpose of GSU.
"GSU is an organization of graduate
students and supporters that exists to
work for better wages, benefits and
working conditions for graduate stu
dent employees," Sipress said.
Sipress said the purpose of GSU was
to advocate graduate student concerns
by informing them of legislative ac
tions that affect them.
"I feel that out of the field of candi
dates, Cressie best exemplifiedthe quali
ties we were looking for," Bibbs said.
"His legal background and alsohis back
ground as an academic will best help the
University face its problems over the
next few years."
Bibbs said Thigpen would be instru
mental in addressing the needs of Uni
versity housekeepers and employees
who filed grievances against UNC ad
ministrators alleging discriminatory
Trustee David Whichard said he did
not know Thigpen and was not aware
that the BOG had approved his nomina
tion. "I knew he was a name being consid
ered," he said. "I know he's from Ra
leigh and that he's (N.C. House Speaker
Daniel) Blue's law partner, but I don't
know him or his qualifications.
"I have no opinion. Whoever they
chose suits me."
Bibbs predicted that Thigpen would
be sensitive to the needs of all 1 6 UNC
"He will look out for the needs of
students and at the same time think
about the mission of the University and
the mission of the system as a whole,"
he said. "He will think about the other
1 5 schools, maintaining this University
as the primary focus.
"His knowledge and background
make him very competent to address
the academic needs of the University."
Thigpen isagraduateof N.C. Central
University and Rutgers Law School. He
is a partner in the law firm of Thigpen,
Blue, Stephens and Fellers.
It would take
two or three
months to run ad
vertisements in na
a month to receive
additional time to
narrow the field to
"It's really a
long process," she
said. "My goal is
to have the job offered and accepted by
"Arnold got some things started, and
I hate to lose momentum, so to speak.
The summer is a great time to learn the
The employment division placed ad
vertisements in the News & Observer of
Raleigh and posted notification of the
opening on campus, Elfland said.
Two committees will interview the
applicants. The first committee will
consist of representatives from all fac
ets of the department, and will narrow
the field do wn to one or two candidates.
Officials from departments that fre
quently deal with University Police,
such as the Division of Student Affairs
and the Department of Athletics, will
interview the remaining candidates.
Capt. Ollie Bowler of University
Police said he would participate in the
selection process as a member of the
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We shall seek the truth and endure the consequences.
to remove publication restrictions
"We work for the state, and we have
to be able to comment on political is
sues," Sipress said. "The rider placed
on GSU represents an enormous hin
drance on our ability to do our job."
Congress members used Title 2, Ar
ticle 3, Section E. 1 of the Student Gov
ernment Code as justification for the
restrictions. The code states that student
government cannot appropriate any stu
dent fees to services or events of a
religious or politically partisan nature.
GSU Co-chairwoman Robin Lorsch
said the group was not politically parti
san. There is a difference between be
No. 1 Devils overcome Davis dandy, 89-77
By Mark Anderson
DURHAM For 34 minutes Sun
day, Duke and North Carolina played
one of the finest games in college
In the final six minutes, Duke dem
onstrated why it has been the top
ranked team in the nation all year. The
Blue Devils used a 20-6 closing burst
to outlast the No. 16 Tar Heels 89-77
in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke finished the regular season
25-2, 14-2 in the conference. North
Carolina lost its fifth game in its last
six outings and fell to 1 9-8, 9-7 in the
ACC. In the first round of the ACC
Tournament, Duke will take on the
Clemson-Maryland winner at 2:30
p.m. Friday. UNC will play Wake
Forest Friday at 9 p.m.
The tournament games will have a
tough time topping Sunday's amazing
"It was an unbelievable game," said
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski.
"Both teams played so hard. (It was)
one of the great games in the history of
For UNC, that great game ended
six minutes too soon. With 6:17 re
maining. Duke's Brian Davis went
the length of the court to tie the game
at 7 1 . The Blue Devils' Antonio Lang
followed with a layup, and Christian
Laettner added a 3-pointer for a 7.6-7 1
lead. UNC never recovered.
In the final 7:14, the Tar Heels
missed 7 of 10 shots and turned the
ball over five times.
"We were terrific in the last five
minutes," Krzyzewski said. "We fi
nally broke them down a little; we
finally stopped them. We did every
thing right, and it wasn't just one
North Carolina's wretched final
moments could not take the luster off
another incredible battle in the UNC
Duke rivalry. Sunday's game did not
feature the last-second drama of
UNC's 75-73 upset of Duke Feb. 5,
but it had everything else a basketball
fan could want.
Pregamc Hype: These two
schools do not like each other, but
Sunday's game featured an incredible
atmosphere even before the tipoff.
UNC's Eric Montross dissed Duke in
the press, and Duke's Brian Davis told
Montross what he thought of him.
Duke fans wanted revenge for
UNC's earlier upset and Chapel Hill's
subsequent celebration, and they
camped out in record numbers to wit
ness it. It was Senior Day in Durham,
and the Blue Devils paid tribute to
Laettner, Davis and Ron Burt.
Prior to the game, Duke students
acted out a skit featuring UNC head
coach Dean "Igor" Smith unveiling
Eric Frankenstein Montross. With
their hands above their heads, the
Crazies also passed television com
mentators Brent Musberger and Jim
Valvano to the top of the student sec
tion. School of Social
By Jennifer Talhclm
The UNC Board of Governors ap
proved a proposal Friday that will allow
the School of Social Work to offer a
The degree would help satisfy the
growing need for specially trained so
cial workers in the area, said BOG mem
ber R. Phillip Haire.
"We think there is a regional need;
they think there is a need with all that is
going on in society," he said. "Social
work programs are becoming more nec
essary." Anne-Linda Furstenberg, co-chairwoman
of the new doctoral program,
said the program would prepare stu
ing political and being politically parti
san, she said.
"Politically partisan means you sup
port a specific political party," Lorsch
said. "Political means you are involved
at some level with governmental is
sues." Sipress said the code did not forbid a
student organization from commenting
on political issues. GSU's written com
plaint states that congress' restrictions
used improper criteria by equating po
litically partisan with political. .
Rep. Andrew Cohen, Dist. 6, said
some members of congress believed
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Duke's Christian Laettner (32) swats UNC's
Already college basketball's hottest
rivalry, Sunday's game was even hotter
as 9,3 14 maniacal fans turned Cameron
Indoor Stadium into a sweatbox.
"It was an unbelievable setting,"
Krzyzewski said. "This was the
Cameron of old. How many games have
you been to like that this year? If you
don't realize that was an unusual game,
we have tests for you."
Emotion: The pregame verbal
sparring carried onto the court. No blood
was shed like in the first meeting, but
many hearts were probably stopped in a
game where the lead changed hands 20
"I realized it was a great game,"
Work to launch
dents toconduct research on social prob
lems and teach them how to develop
social-intervention programs to help
solve those problems.
"We need research on that in order to
test out and develop understanding of
social problems and to tell social work
ers what to do about them," she said.
Gary Bowen.co-chairman of the pro
gram, said it also would allow people to
get the training needed to develop solu
tions for the growing problems in soci
ety. "Social work deals with people prob
lems," he said. "There is a need for
people that are specially trained to help
understand what drives these problems.
Only through understanding these prob
lems can we develop social-interven
that GSU had a political agenda. Mem
bers are concerned that student funds
will be used forpolitical causes, he said.
But Cohen said: "It sounds like cen
sorship. Congress is being arbitrary in
using their authority, and there are ques
tions about whether they should have
this type of power."
Lorsch said congress passed GSU's
budget with a two-thirds majority vote.
The rider was placed on their allotted
funds after the original budget was ap
proved, she said.
Sipress said GSU stated the group's
purpose in its budget proposal. If con
Kevin Salvadori (33) as Grant Hill awaits
Laettner said. "You let yourself get
caught up in it because you hope it will
make you play better."
Words were exchanged almost as
often as the lead, including a second
half faceoff between Brian Davis and
Individual Excellence: It was fit
ting that Senior Day featured a battle
between two of the ACC's best. UNC's
Hubert Davis continued his hot streak
with a career-high 35 points on 13-of-19
shooting. Davis' amazing show fea
tured 6-of-8 shooting from 3-point
But UNC again ran into trouble when
Duke stopped Davis. The ACC's top 3-
doctoral degree program in 1993
Furstenberg said the first class of
students would be admitted by fall 1 993.
Most students will hold master's de
grees in social work and have profes
The school will admit only a small
group of students so students can learn
from one another, she said.
"We expect to admit an initial class
of six to eight, and probably admit that
each year," she said. "The idea is that
advanced professional students have a
lot to learn from each other. We hope a
cohort will form among the students."
Bowen said the state had a need this
kind of program.
"North Carolina is one of the 10
largest states without a Ph.D. program
gress approved of GSU's purpose, then
the restrictions should not be allowed,
CGLA Chairwoman Svati Shah said
neither organization should have its
political speech restricted, since they
did not affiliate with a specific political
"I have found no stipulation in the
code against politicality," Shah said.
CGLA and GSU have acquired legal
counsel, but court officials have not
notified group officials of a time and
date for the hearings.
the loose ball in Duke's 89-77 revenge win
point shooter was shut out for a 10
minute stretch in the second half.
"They made a good adjustment on
Hubert," Smith said. "He had to work
a lot harder to get his shots."
Krzyzewski switched Brian Davis
onto Hubert Davis in the second half.
"We told him, 'Brian, every time
he shoots it, it's in,'" Krzyzewski said.
'"You can't look anywhere else.'"
Hubert Davis refused to let the Tar
Heelsdie, reawakening with fourmin
utestoplay. He drained a jumper from
the right baseline with two men draped
on him to pull UNC within 76-73 at
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in social work," he said. "There's a
backlog of people who've wanted the
Many people who held master's de
grees and wanted to pursue a doctorate
were inhibited because North Carolina's
universities do not offer doctoral pro
grams in social work, he said.
In addition, there is a demand for
people with doctorate degrees in social
work, Bowen said.
"People said there are jobs that need
to be filled by people with training at
Doctoral students might go on to
work in university-level teaching or re
search positions, jobs in the state de
partment or other policy-making posi
tions, he said.