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Volume 100, Issue 23
Wednesday, April 8, 1992
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Delta Sigma Theta will show
"Eyes on the Prize" at 7 p.m. in
Undergrad History Assoc. will
show Brannaugh's "Henry V"
at 8:30 p.m. In 206 Union.
Campus leaders rally
By Marty Mlnchin
Assistant University Editor
About 1 50 onlookers gathered on the
Pit steps as campus leaders at a rally
Tuesday united to support the plight of
the Carolina Gay and Lesbian Associa
tion against a recent wave of
: "We need a rally because the year
long trend against the CGLA has man
dated a response," said CGLA co-chairwoman
Svati Shah. "The anti-gay and
lesbian week flier campaigns, T-shirts
expressing homophobic sentiments seen
Khruschev's son recalls Cold War tensions
By Anna Griffin
State and National Editor
Sergei Khruschev, son of former
tivatedacrowd of more than 350Tues
day night with stories of his father's
term as leader of the Soviet Union and
ominous warnings about the future of
the collapsed superpower.
"Now it is a very difficult situation
in our country," Khruschev, a research
fellow at Brown University's Center
for Foreign Policy Research, told the
Hanes Art Center Auditorium audi
ence. "We have some very difficult
In a speech sponsored by the cur
riculum for Peace, War and Defense
and the offices of the Chancellor, the
Dean of Student Affairs, the Provost
and the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the
younger Khruschev said he was wor
ried the former Soviet Union could
deteriorate into a dictatorship.
"From a political point of view, one
direction (the former U.S.S.R. could
go) is to a disintegration of Russia into
regions. The other is into a dictator
ship by Russia," he said. "Of the two,
I think it will be a dictatorship. It may
be (Russian President Boris) Yeltsin,
it may be someone else."
Khruschev, who bears a striking
resemblance to his father, told the
crowd that during the reign of Joseph
Stalin and for most periods of the Cold
War, the United States and the Soviet
Union had almost no understanding of
"We knew nothing," he said. "It is
only know now that we start to under
stand." Nikita Khruschev was leader of the
By Andrea Bruce
The children who will be taking care
of future generations are not being taken
care of today, according to local child
Concerned parents and child-care
workers will rally at Meredith College
in Raleigh and at Freedom Park in Char
lotte at 5 p.m. Thursday as part of a
national event to raise awareness of
problems facing the child-care indus
try. Similar rallies will be held across the
nation recognizing"Child Care Worthy
Wage Day." Congress set aside the day
The Associated Press
front-runner Bill Clinton thumped Jerry
Brown in the brutal New York primary
Tuesday and added a Kansas landslide
for good measure, tightening his grip on
the Democratic presidential nomina
tion despite persistent voter unease over
Campaign dropout Paul Tsongas
made a surprise bid for second place in
New York, but deferred a decision on
whether to re-enter the race.
In a victory speech in New York,
Clinton depicted himself as an apostle
of change and said the night's results
marked a "turning point" for America.
He took aim at President Bush and
reached out to the supporters of Tsongas
and Brown, saying, "We want to be
their campaign, too."
Brown said he would press ahead
with hiscandidacy, but Clinton's show
ing he led in Minnesota and Wiscon
sin, as well prompted party insiders
to suggest he had the race well in hand.
"He is going to get the nomination,
absent some unfathomable collapse,"
said Tom Donilon, who helped in the
campaigns of Jimmy Carter in 1980 and
around campus, incidents of gay-bashing
and the ongoing CGLA budget battle
has made it clear that this campus needs
to make a lot of changes."
Ann Trapasso, coordinator of the
Feminist Alliance, said the support of
campus leaders showed that several dif
ferent groups faced oppression on cam
pus. "The presence of representatives from
various campus groups signals our rec
ognition that all of oppression is con
nective," she said.
Dana Lumsden, a representative of
the Black Student Movement who also
Sergei Khruschev, son of former
former Soviet Union from 1953-1964,
one of the tensest periods of the Cold
War. Following in the bloody wake of
Stalin, Premier Khruschev worked to
reform the nation's economic and mili
tary policies and to improve relations
between the United States and the So
Sergei Khruschev, who lived through
the rise of Stalin only to witness the fall
of Marxism, said communism should
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be considered dead and the Cold War
The quality of child care is decreas
ing, and the low salaries paid to child
care workers are the root of the prob
lem, according to Margaret Mobley,
director of Chapel Hill Day Care.
"Those qualified for (child-care) jobs
leave (their positions) after a year be
cause of better offers in other fields,"
According to Rosemarie Vardell, di
rector of The Child Care Center, the
national average wage for child-care
workers in 1989 was $5.35 per hour
while child-care workers in North Caro-
roll; Tsongas second in N.Y.
New York, Kansas, Wisconsin & Minnesota
Q O PRIMARIES
Buchanan 15 (0) 17 (0) 23(8)
Bush - 62 (30) 78 (35) 69(22)
Duke 2(0) 3(0) -
Uncommitted 16 (0) 33 (34) 3 (2)
Brown 26 (65) 13 (2) 35 (31) 35
Clinton 40 (103) 52 (31) 38 (33) 38
Tsongas 29 (76) 15 (2) 22 (18) 22
Uncommitted 14 (1) - 5
Precincts Reporting 87 87 35 45
Number of delegates won in parentheses.
Walter Mondale in 1984.
If so, it would propel the 48-year-old
Arkansas governor with the soft South
ern accent into a fall campaign against
President Bush in a time of exceptional
turmoil overseas and economic hard
ship at home.
Tsongas was elated over his unex
"Let me say, the message survives
and the message lives and the message
sense of humor belongs to the person who can laugh
spoke at the rally, criticized the lack of
involvement of BSM leaders in the rally.
"The BSM has about five elected
leaders, and I think one of them should
be out here to speak," he said. "I don't
think that this is half the battle they
could have made."
Students have to learn to be tolerant
of homosexuals, Lumsden said.
"I challenge this campus to be toler
ant," he said. "To be tolerant doesn't
mean to hug the next gay person you
see. You may be hugging a gay person
and don't even know it."
Campus Y member Jennifer Hanner
Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev, speaks in
"Of course (the United States) won
the Cold War," he said. "But it has
nothing to do with the total collapse of
Despite his father's faith in socialism
and the central planning system,
Khruschev said the economic and so
cial philosophy had proven to be a fail
ure. It would be a mistake to attempt to
restore a communist system in Russia,
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Mary Bridgers, director of Victory
Village Day Care, which provides care
forchildren of University students, said,
"We need to get state officials, parents
and the community to look at the impor
tance of child care and that (workers)
are being paid below parking-lot atten
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has real power," he said. He said he
would decide by later in the week
whether to resume active campaigning.
Clinton's victories were probably
enough to dampen any hopes Tsongas
or anyone else harbored of a late
run for the nomination.
In New York, with 87 percent of the
precincts reporting, Clinton garnered
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in support off
said she thought many students har
bored a deep hatred for homosexuals.
"I think it's strong enough to kill us
all if we let it," she said. "Hate does not
discriminate. The passivity towards the
problem breeds hatred."
Matt Heyd, outgoing student body
president, said sexual orientation should
not be grounds for exclusion at UNC.
"How many of you were asked your
sexual orientation on your application
to get in to Carolina?" he said. "No
body. It's not a factor in admissions,
and it shouldn't be a factor when you're
here except in a matter of support."
Hanes Art Center Tuesday night
"We can't go back," he said. "(Com
munism) can't work. It can't work
"Like communism, like socialism,
like capitalism ... all of these ideas
belong in the 19th century, and we
must leave them behind."
Khruschev said that despite his
father's success in the political arena,
he had no interest in becoming part of
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dants, most with no benefits."
Mobley said the money to raise work
ers' wages should come from the gov
ernment and not from continued in
creases in the cost of child care.
"In the past 20 years, the cost (of
child care) has risen slowly to $645 per
month for baby care (at Chapel Hill Day
Downtown clothier to move
By Tiffany Ashhurst
Milton's Clothing Cupboard, a
men's clothing store that has been
located on East Franklin Street for 40
years, won't be welcoming alumni
back this football season.
Milton's will close its 163 E.
Franklin St. store sometime in July,
and store owner Milton Julian said in
Tuesday press conference that he
hoped to relocate by the fall.
Julian said he planned to move his
store to a location where success would
be more economically feasible.
"Do wntown is blessed with plethora
of nice eating establishments, but re
tail has gone in a different direction,"
Julian said in a press release. "Hence,
Milton's does not fit into this picture
-Julian, who opened his store in
spring 1951, said he had seen three
generations of University students.
Julian said he had no choice but to
move his store. His decision tp move
was based on poor sales last summer
and fall, he said.
John Johnson, CGLA treasurer, said
he thought the large turnout was benef" ,
cial in that the CGLA was able to ex
press that they would not tolerate
homophobic activity anymore.
"We need to show people we are not
alone in our efforts and that we do have
support, and the issues we're fighting
for don't just affect us, they affect ev
erybody," he said.
CGLA Office Coordinator Bob
G arris said it was time forcampus groups
to publicly support the CGLA.
"It was really great to see so many
organizations together like that," he said.
By Shannon Crownover
Faculty members of the Housing
Advisory Board expressed concern
Tuesday about the protection of room
mates' rights if residents of a dormitory
floor approve a policy allowing unlim
A proposal to change the University's
visitation policy would allow on-cam-pus
residents to choose on a floor-by-floor
basis from three visitation op
tions. The proposed changes did not re
ceive the approval needed from the board
because some members asked why a
stronger roommates' rights policy
wasn't included as part of the option
that would allow unrestricted visita
tion. Jean DeSaix, a biology professor and
advisory board member, said residents
should have veto powerover their floor's
decision on the visitation policy.
"Roommates ought to have veto
power if having another person in their
room all the time is disturbing them,"
Melinda Meade, a geography profes
sor and advisory member, agreed with
DeSaix, adding that roommates should
have the right to refuse visitors if they
prevent them from studying or sleeping
fn their rooms See VISITATION, page 7
rally for better wages
Care)," she said. the families who need quality care fo
Bridgers said private child-care cen- their children," she said.
ters were asking for federal and state North Carolina lass behind nations
ters were asking for federal and state
money. The money would be used to
fund reimbursements that would enable
centers to pay fair wages and expand
eligibility for subsidized child care.
Centers also are seeking funds to
provide health care and retirement ben
efits for child-care workers.
Vardell saidexisting federal and state
programs support children with grants
and reimbursements that help low-income
families obtain child care.
"Yet, it is really hard to gain eligibil
ity for these grants, and there are usu
ally not enough (funds) to serve all of
"If I stayed, I would have to double
my volume to maintain the same
unprofitability," Julian said. "Most of
my business were alumni who kept com
ing back, and now a lot of them are
retiring and expiring."
High rent makes it hard to stay in
business, he said.
Chapel Hill Mayor Ken Broun said
he would miss Milton's, but added that
the downtown shopping district was not
"I don't know where I'm going to
buy my ties," he said. "I'm sorry that he
feels he's unable to stay in Chapel Hill.
Losing something like Milton's is a
setback, but we can move on."
Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce
President Joel Harper said losing
Milton's would not cause economic
"The departure of the store will cause
more of an emotional impact than an
economic impact since the store has
been around for three or four decades,"
he said. "The loss won't have that much
of an effect on the rest of the stores."
Harper said stores closing and mov
ing to other areas was a prevalent trend.
at himself. Anonymous
"It's something CGLA's been waiting
for a long time."
The rally was only the first step in
building cooperation between the CGLA
and other campus groups, Garris said.
"A residual effect of (the rally) has
been to bring together a lot of different
groups on campus to work for social
justice," he said. "I think over the long
run what happened here today is the
foundation of a lot of cooperation."
CGLA member Kathy Staley said
she was angry because of the lack of
See CGLA, page 7
Under the proposal, residents also
could vote to retain the existing visita
tion rules, which state that members of
the opposite sex may only visit stu
dents' rooms from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday through Thursday and from 9
a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Another option lim its visitation from
9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thurs
day, with no visitation restrictions on
Friday and Saturday.
Before a single option can become
the floor visitation policy, 5 1 percent of
the floor residents must approve it, ac
cording to a draft of the policy.
Nick Franzese, Housing Advisory
Board chairman, said that if residents
had a problem with the floor's visitation
policy, they would have to discuss it
with their roommates and resident as
sistants. "It would be recognized as a room
mate conflict that the RA and area di
rector would deal with," Franzese said.
"As a last resort, (the resident) could
But Franzese said a floor's visitation
policy would not be changed because of
a single roommate conflict.
Housing Director Wayne Kuncl said
roommates could avoid a conflict if
they discussed their feelings on visita
tion before a problem occurred.
the families who need quality care for
North Carolina lags behind national
averages and professional organiza
tions' recommended standards in
teacher-child ratios, group sizes and the
number of well-trained teachers in the
profession, according to a petition re
leased by the N.C. Child Advocacy
Mobley explained that children
needed the attention that comes with
small teacher-child ratios. She added
that the high teacher-child ratios cause
children to lack communication and
See DAY CARE, page 4
after 40 years
"Downtown areas have to spruce
up the area with things like festivals
because everyone is shopping in sub
urbia," he said.
Sutton's Drug Store owner and
pharmacist John Woodard said the
downtown business climate was suf
fering because of the recession, but
added that he thought business would
"The thing about Chapel Hill is that
it's one of those areas that stays up and
down," he said.
Woodard added that national
chains, such as The Gap, moving to
Franklin Street would both hurt and
help existing downtown businesses.
"Naturally, it hurts small busi
nesses," he said. "Fresh blood like
(The Gap) will bring shoppers down
town." As Julian spoke at the press confer
ence, he expressed a lot of sadness
about leaving downtown.
"The local populous thinks things
can never change and will stay the
Dana Pope contributed to this article.