The Daily Tar Heel from Chapel Hill, North Carolina on October 20, 1989 · Page 1
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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ft Cloudy and cool High in mid-50s Weekend: Clear High in mid-50s Threshold registration forms available Campus Y and the Pit Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Volume 97, Issue 74 Friday, October 20, 1989 Chape! Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts BusinessAdvertising 962-0245 962-1163 ID J m m 0A may o TOG rewara w powtf off a u By KATHERINE HOUSTON Staff Writer People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) may award $200 to anyone who takes a picture depicting animals in miserable situations in UNC labs, Ingrid Newkirk, PETA National Director said Thursday. "UNC is a huge, vastly funded university, and the amount of information disclosed is so paltry. When the University gets this defensive, things are worse than we know. "There are so many restrictions regarding entrance to the lab, and there is secrecy in letting people in to look at the lab," Newkirk continued. "All indications at UNC show that these folks have a big problem and know it. It's Marrow to acceot id Szza bods By BETH MECKLEY Staff Writer Students may soon have the opportunity to order pizzas on their meal cards from restaurants other than Domino's Pizza, said Chris Derby, director of the Carolina Dining Services. On Nov. 1 , area pizza delivery services will be given information about possibly contracting with Marriott as Domino's has for the last year. Restaurants will have the chance to place a bid, and one or more will be chosen to allow students to use their meal cards with them, he said. "Any local pizza vendors who would Saoctioim By WILL SPEARS Assistant University Editor and JUSTIN McGUIRE University Editor Student activist Dale McKinley , who was convicted of two charges in Graduate Student Court Tuesday night and sentenced to definite probation through the end of next semester, may not be allowed to keep his job as a teaching assistant in the political science department, he learned Thursday. McKinley who is teaching Politi UNC-system leaders back TD By SARAH CAGLE Staff Writer Student leaders at other UNC-system schools have expressed support for UNC Student Body President Brien Lewis' Tuition Defense Initiative (TDI), and some have begun implementation of the proposal at their schools. Lewis sent a letter outlining TDI to student body presidents at all UNC-system schools asking for their support and input two weeks ago. TDI, drafted in response to this year's 20 percent in-state tuition increase and 15 percent out-of-state increase, calls for six provisions: A report to be given at each meeting of the UNC Board of Governors by the president of the UNC As Town council candidates discuss noise By JESSICA LANNING City Editor Chapel Hill Town Council candidates said Thursday at a forum sponsored by student government that a decision on the noise ordinance would be hard to make, and student input makes the difference. Incumbent Art Werner, vying for his second term, said that he thought the noise ordinance worked reasonably well and that the responsibility for the problems and complaints arising now lies with neighbors respecting each other. Julie Andresen, also running for her second term, said she thought creating "noise zones" with different standards could solve the problem. "Everyone needs peace and quiet at some time." David Pasquini, an incumbent looking for his third term, worked on the noise ordinance committee in 1987. While they made progress on the ordinance, it may need fine tuning, he said, urging student involvement. "You probably are the group that is affected the most." Alan Rimer, a member of the Planning Board running for his first term, said he did not think a major overhaul going to take many years and a lot of hard work to find out what they're hiding. As people discuss the case, I hope that more people from inside will come out." John Stokes, UNC director of Institutional Relations, said his reaction to PETA's proposed photo contest was "profound indifference. We don't treat animals cruelly, and they won't have any takers." In a special newsletter mailed to PETA members who are also UNC students and alumni, the organization requested that members write to Chancellor Paul Hardin to ask for improvements in the way animals are treated at their facilities and to withhold contributions until he does. like to are invited to put in a bid," Derby said. A decision has not been made as to whether only one or multiple pizza services will be offered to students, he said. Local pizzerias are eager to have the opportunity to bid for the program. Al Vitaro, general manager of Checkers Pizza, said the Marriott-Domino's contract has had an impact on his business, and being able to put in a bid would give Checkers a chance, too. "I'd love to be involved with the meal ticket as soon as we get the mate-, rial on how to bid," Vitaro said. "We've had very little student trade because of the meal ticket, and this would allow may bar McCCipley from cal Science 59 this semester said a letter from Jeffrey Cannon, assistant dean of students and judicial programs officer, informed him that the terms of his probation meant he couldn't continue teaching the class on contemporary Africa. McKinley said he would appeal the decision by the 5 p.m. Monday deadline because his teaching salary represents 80 percent to 90 percent of his income. If prevented from teaching, McKinley would have to work full-time to pay sociation of Student Governments; Student leaders to be invited to appear before House and Senate committees and subcommittees to give input to legislators; Financial aid grants to be made an automatic 20 percent to 25 percent of any tuition increase enacted by the General Assembly; Any and all funds from the General Assembly directed to private colleges and universities to be used for need-based financial aid only; Any tuition increase enacted by the General Assembly to take effect the following calendar year; and All student body presidents to establish a financial aid task force at their campuses to examine their institution's aid policies and make recommenda More noise 4 of the ordinance was necessary, and reducing the ordinance to 50 decibels was unrealistic. "There is a happy medium someplace." Bill Thorpe, also a challenger for a council position, said that dialogue between community neighbors was important and that neighbors needed to watch their noise levels. Joyce Brown, a newcomer to the race, said she lived in an older neighborhood with fraternity houses nearby and found the noise coming from these houses disturbing. "I think we would all like to live in peace." Helen Urquhart, also a newcomer to the race, said she lived across from the Chi Psi fraternity house, and when the members had loud parties, she and her neighbors took turns every half-hour to an hour calling the police. She said students had an obligation to turn down their music down, noting that non-student residents complain about the students, but not vice versa. Mayor Jonathan Howes, running unopposed for his second term, also attended the forum. Dab cwdhty PETA includes the following requests in the newsletter: That UNC allow students and animal protectionists to tour the labs regularly; That the labs stop using dogs and cats from pounds; and That the labs evaluate the use of animals and make a commitment to phase out animal use. "We are not singling out UNC," Newkirk said. The organization has filed a suit with the University of Oregon and is also investigating animal experiments with Texas Technical Institute in Lubbock, Texas. Hardin was not available for comment. Susan Ehringhaus, assistant to the chancellor, said she could not another local merchant to take advantage of the opportunity." Mike Faison, assistant manager of Gumby's Pizza, said he also would like to take advantage of this opportunity. "I think it's an excellent idea. It would help out a lot." Domino's Pizza will submit a bid for a second contract term, said Randy Easter, operations controller for the Shefter Corporation, which owns the Domino's franchises in the Triangle. Easter said he was not upset that other restaurants were being given the chance to bid. "I think it's healthy that everyone be given the opportunity to participate in this." for school, he said. "I wasn't going to appeal this (the honor court decision). It didn't concern me at all. But this is ridiculous. For me, it's basically expulsion." Should the appeals process fail, McKinley said he would take the case to a civil court. McKinley, a graduate student from Zimbabwe and a member of the CIA Action Committee, was convicted of Campus Code violations stemming from an April 15, 1988, anti-CIA pro tions to their chancellors. These task forces should be composed of students and administrators. Michael Wilson, president at UNC-Charlotte, said student government at UNCC has passed a resolution supporting TDI. Student leaders at Appalachian State University have also enacted portions of TDI. The ASU student senate passed a resolution in support of TDI Sept. 19. Besides working with other state schools to lobby the N.C. General Assembly, student government at ASU has formed a subcommittee to determine how much tuition ASU students can afford to pay, said Brad See TDI, page 7 v. , Chapel Hill Mayor Jonathan B plan a I ( Pretty confused, huh?- Lloyd Cole comment on the issue because UNC was involved in litigation with Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA). Andrew Peterson, a PETA member and Chapel Hill resident, said he hoped the proposed awards for photos would work, but that he did not want lab workers' jobs to be disrupted. "Our (PETA'S) goal is make the people remember until the University lives up to its allegations," Peterson said. "We want the University to upgrade the living conditions of the lab." Dennis O'Connor, provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs, has said he thought animal treatment at UNC was excellent and had followed all national standards. Domino's contract with Marriott has worked well for the past year and benefits both Domino's and UNC students, Easter said. "It makes things smoother for the students, and it offers them a better way to get what they want." Several students said they would like to have a choice of pizzas offered to them. "It would be great," said Heather Clapp, a sophomore from Sarasota, Fla. "I'd take advantage of it. I really don't think it's fair that Domino's gets the monopoly of all the pizza business." Bjorn DeBear, a freshman from New York, agreed. "Unless it's extremely expensive to implement the system, I think it's a great idea." test at Hanes Hall. No one else in the department would be able to teach the class because they would not have the necessary preparation. McKinley said. "Even if there was, the students would be totally disrupted. There are 50 students, and all of a sudden they're going to be out in the cold. The whole process has no respect for students." Cannon confirmed Thursday that he had notified McKinley in writing of the terms of definite probation. Cannon Honor court verdicts to stand By JASON KELLY Staff Writer Decisions on summer and fall cases made by unconfirmed honor court members will stand, and the lack of confirmation will not be cause for appeal, Chancellor Paul Hardin said in a letter Monday. "Having reviewed this issue, it is my judgment that the technical requirement of Student Congress confirmation under these circumstances does not render any hearing invalid, nor does it render any judgment reached by such a court invalid," Hardin wrote to Jeffrey Cannon, assistant dean of students and judicial programs officer. "Lack of confirmation under these circumstances has not materially prejudiced the outcome of these cases." Cannon said the issue had been re Howes speaks at Thursday night's W ; M V f , j. .-y t ??- I Vi if "- I ; ' - it i V - - I &fj ' h ; i 1 ' f ft ;s f I $ I I wi - t 4 . 7 ! ' ''i t 4 ' gft S Puny pumpkins Senior Robin Pinckert examines some of the pumpkins she is. selling as a member of the UNC Crew Team Thursday. teaching said he could not comment further because the case is still pending. Richard Richardson, chairman of the political science department, said that as of Thursday he had received no word that McKinley wouldn't be allowed to teach. "We're proceeding with him teaching until I hear otherwise." The class will definitely continue, Richardson said, but the department will make a decision about a replacement instructor only if and when informed that McKinley is not allowed to solved in two ways Student Congress confirmed the court members and the chancellor reviewed the matter of past cases. To prevent the issue from being a future problem, Cannon said, it would be reviewed by the Committee of Student Conduct, which would try to find solutions for the matter. "I don't think the Instrument (of Student Judicial Governance) will need amending," Cannon said. "What's necessary is a timing change. The committee will probably change the guidelines and procedures of the confirmation process to make sure that the situation we had this year will not arise again." Ruth Dowling, honor court chairwoman, said she was never worried that the cases ruled on by unconfirmed court members would come into ques- ordinance DTHSchuyler Brown forum in the Union Auditorium - it l ill; -J-1 ; 'ft X i ? ? i a DTHJodi Anderson position teach. Students reacted with disappointment to word that McKinley may be removed from teaching the class. "A lot of us signed up for the class because we knew he was teaching it," said Ericka Kurz, a junior from Mid-dleton. Wis. "Our class is planning to do something about this jointly. If he goes, the class goes with him." The class could not go on without See McKINLEY, page 2 tion. "The court members are very well-trained according to the Instrument. They would make the same decisions with or without Student Congress' rubber stamp. It's always worked this way; it's not a big deal." Student Congress Speaker Gene Davis said the issue came up after some members ofStudent Congress had reviewed the Instrument closely. "Confirmation has worked this way in the past, but it leaves a loophole which could have forced Chancellor Hardin to rule against the Instrument. I believe the situation has been resolved in the least controversial way. "It could have gone on this way, but we're making sure that in the future we abide by the Honor Code in confirming court members as well as every other activity." - Dowling said she did not understand why the congress brought up the issue. "Congress has been very nit-picky this year. I don't understand why they brought it up. The list (of members) was given to Gene (Davis) in Septem- See COURT, page 4 nside Laying the foundation Feasibility study ordered for possible future BCC ...3 A pat on the back Student Congress establishes awards for service 3 Two more for the road Field hockey readies for the last game of the season ....5 Campus news 3 City and state 4 Sports 5 Classifieds 6 Comics 7 Opinion 8 i 1 1 1

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