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The Daily Tar Heel for January 17, 2013

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Thursday, January 17, 2013
Volume 120, Issue 132
By Caitlin McCabe
Senior Writer
hen sophomore Landen Gambill made the decision to press charges against her rapist through theUniversity Honor Court in the spring of 2012, she assumed the process would be easy. Armed with what she said were pages of convincing evidence that proved the guilt of her accusedstudent-attacker, Gambill thought she was just a hearing away from getting the justice she deserved.She had endured months of sexual abuse from a long-term boyfriend.
By Caroline Stephens
Staff Writer
 While proposals to curb gun violence continue to be unveiledat the state and national levels,Orange County has experienceda spike in gun permits issued toresidents concerned about thenew measures.The Orange County Sheriff’sOffice issued 89 gun permits inDecember. That’s almost threetimes the monthly average for2010, when the office issued anaverage of 34.5 gun permits.The office issued 414 gunpermits in 2010.“This is something you seeregularly. You see a spike insales from the people who are worried about new legislation,said Christopher Schroeder, a public policy professor at DukeUniversity.President Barack Obama announced a series of proposedgun restrictions Wednesday,a response to the shootings atSandy Hook Elementary Schoolin Newtown, Conn., last month where 20 children and sixadults were killed by gunman Adam Lanza.Obama’s plan urges Congressto enforce background checksfor all gun purchases, rein-state a ban on certain “assault” weapons such as some semi-automatic rifles, and limit gunmagazines to 10 rounds.Capt. Archie Daniel of theOrange County Sheriff’s Officesaid the increase in gun permits
The county sheriff’soffice issued 89 gunpermits in December.
Special election to cost Carrboro thousands
By Holly West
Staff Writer
 After a Carrboro alderman resignedearlier this month to move to Australia,the town could be out as much as $18,000to replace him.The position became available afterformer Alderman Dan Coleman, who hadserved on the board since 2006, resignedJan. 5.So far, Carrboro resident Damon Seilsis the only person who has announced hisintent to run for the position.During its Tuesday night meeting,the Carrboro Board of Aldermen set theelection for March 19.“I do think it would be unusual to gofor nearly a year with a vacancy on theBoard of Aldermen,” said Seils, who servesas the first vice-chairman of the CarrboroPlanning Board.During Tuesday’s meeting, the alder-men discussed postponing filling the vacancy until the general election inNovember — which wouldn’t cost thetown any additional money.“When someone resigns on Jan. 5, it inessence is an entire year without a boardmember,” said Alderman Lydia Lavelle.But the board unanimously agreed it was necessary to fill the empty seat asquickly as possible. Candidates can file torun for the seat from Feb. 1 to Feb. 15.“I think the timing is as maximum as itcould be,” Lavelle said.In an effort to keep the cost of theelection low, the board opted to keep the
By Paula Seligson
Senior Writer
Four months after the former vice chancellor forUniversity advancement resigned in scandal, the searchfor his replacement is finally beginning.On Monday, Chancellor Holden Thorp announcedthe names of an 11-member committee that will conductthe search. Members will meet forthe first time on Tuesday, said Lowry Caudill, chairman of the commit-tee and a member of the Board of Trustees.Matt Kupec, the former vice chan-cellor for University advancement,resigned in September. In October, anaudit revealed that he had used UNC-Chapel Hill foundation funds for per-sonal travel. Julia Sprunt Grumbles isserving as interim vice chancellor.Caudill said the Office of theChancellor has already chosen a firm — Witt/Kieffer — to conduct thesearch. The same firm is also conduct-ing the search to replace Executive Vice Chancellor andProvost Bruce Carney.UNC is spending $130,333 in non-state funds for thesearch firm, said Mike McFarland, a University spokes-
The election will fill a spot onthe Board of Aldermen.Chancellor Holden Thorp announcedthe search committee on Monday.
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Landen Gambill (left) and Andrea Pino submitted a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education against UNC’s treatment of sexual assault victims.
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“I do think it would beunusual to go for nearly a year with a vacancy on theBoard of Aldermen.” 
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early voting period to the minimum timerequired.Town Clerk Cathy Wilson said thismove would lower the cost of the specialelection to less than the original estimateof $18,000.She said the special election is morecostly than the gen-eral election — whichonly costs the town$10,000 — becausethe town shares thecosts with ChapelHill-Carrboro City Schools during a gen-eral election.Until 2007, the board could appointsomeone to fill vacan-cies — a process that wouldn’t require any additional fundingfrom the town.But Wilson said thisprocess was changed after the board cameto a three-to-three tie on the decision toappoint Coleman to the board in 2006.Chapel Hill still uses this process, andthe Chapel Hill Town Council will appointa candidate to the council later this monthto fill the seat vacated in December by Penny Rich.Several aldermen voiced a desire at
Search fordevelopment leader starts
But she said not even that abuse could have prepared for her for thekind she suffered during the University’s handling of her sexual assaultcase — a process she said was fraught with a clear violation of her rightsthat left her psychologically damaged and her ex-boyfriend innocent.Now, one year since she pressed charges, Gambill said she is finally getting the justice she deserves — but not through the Honor Court.On Wednesday, Gambill, along with four others, submitted a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education, claiming that UNC violated the rights of sexual assault victims and facilitated a hostileenvironment for students reporting sexual assault.“I’m filing because I don’t want anyone else to have to experience what I did because of the negligence of the University and their fail-ure to acknowledge the importance of survivors’ needs,” Gambill said.Junior Andrea Pino and Annie Clark, who graduated from UNCin 2011, spearheaded the complaint. In addition to Gambill, it wasalso signed by a female student, who asked to remain anonymous inThe Daily Tar Heel for safety reasons, and former Assistant Dean of Students Melinda Manning.
potential cost to the town of Carrboro’sMarch 19 special election
cost of a general election in Carrboro
open seat on the Carrboro Board of Aldermen
Tuesday’s meeting to amend Carrboro’scharter again to re-allow the option of appointment.But they agreed to wait until after thecurrent vacancy is filled, honoring thedecision they made last time this issuecame up.“I think it is sloppy around the edges,”said Alderman Jacquelyn Gist.“On the other hand, I was certainly part in parcel of the group that made thedecision after our last appointment, which was really so contentious that it took a  while for the community to heal after- wards. And Carrboro Mayor Mark Chiltonagrees that while the election might seemcostly, he stands by his 2007 support forthe change.“I’m starting to think that it may be oneof the silliest decisions I ever made, butit’s a decision I made,” he said. 
Contact the desk editor at city@dailytarheel.com.
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5 submit complaint against UNC over sexual assault
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Friday’s weahertoday’s weaher
Diversions returns with a musicand movie reviews — includingone o “Gangster Squad” — aQ&A with Deacto Thezpian and apreview o a concert celebratingthe anniversary o Roe v. Wade.
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 We never thought we’d have totell you this, but pooping between subway cars is
super dangerous
. Seriously. A New York man was riding betweencars on a train when he fell off and diedon the station tracks. Bystanders said they saw the 31-year-old defecating shortly  before he fell. What a way to go out.
“(Speaking in tongues) feels likea lot of energy coming through the top of  your head. I’m going to sound like sucha lunatic — and then your whole body isfilled with this electric current.”— A lunatic Megan Fox in Esquiremagazine, in which she reveals she also believes in aliens and leprechauns.
any of us have phobias, to be sure. But most of us aren’tplanning on career paths that throw us in the midst of the stuff of our nightmares. For one Cincinnati woman,though, that kind of logic was totally absent. Her profes-sion? A teacher. Her phobia? Young children.Maria Waltherr-Willard, 61, was a high school teacher living in relativepeace until she was transferred to a middle school (To be fair, I’d freak out, too). She says upon transferring, her phobia was triggered — and her blood pressure rose — leading her to retire in the middle of the year. Now she’s filing a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying thedistrict violated it by transferring her to the middle school. Right.
Middle school’s not THAT bad
From staf and wire reports
Someone damaged prop-erty at 205 River Birch Lane between 12:01 a.m. and 6a.m. Tuesday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person sawed off limbsfrom a rare tree, causingdamage to the landscaping valued at $200, reports state.
Someone broke andentered a residence at 205Conner Drive between 10a.m. and 6:28 p.m. Tuesday,according to Chapel Hillpolice reports.The person kicked in thefront door of the apartmentand stole jewelry, valued at$1,500, reports state.
Someone stole plantsfrom 113 St. Thomas Drive at11:25 a.m. Tuesday, accordingto Chapel Hill police reports.The person stole plants, valued at $10, from the front yard, reports state. Someone made threat-ening phone calls at 4303Pope Road at 3:59 p.m.Tuesday, according to ChapelHill police reports.The person threatened tosend someone over to the vic-tim’s residence, reports state.Someone stole from a  jewelry store at 79 S. ElliotRoad at 2:28 p.m. Tuesday,according to Chapel Hillpolice reports.The person stole a ring, valued at $4,500, from thestore, reports state.
Someone assaulteda female at a bus stop at501 Jones Ferry Road at 9a.m. Monday, according toCarrboro police reports.
Someone broke andentered a residence at 306Estes Drive between mid-night Jan. 10 and 11:27 a.m. Monday, according toCarrboro police reports.
Someone caused a distur- bance at 401 N.C. Highway 54at 7:30 a.m. Monday, accord-ing to Carrboro police reports.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Daily Tar Heel
making a mess
 wyneth Iuster, 4, makes a craft at the KidzuChildren’s Museum’s Messy Mornings pro-gram. Leah Riker, a sophomore elementary education major, leads the children in the paintingactivity.
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Special Olympics coordinator forChapel Hill to receive service award
The town of Chapel Hill has awardedColleen Lanigan, Special Olympics coordina-tor for the Chapel Hill Parks and RecreationDepartment, the W. Calvin Horton Service Award for her work with the group.She will receive the award, given by Town Manager Roger Stancil, in a cer-emony on Friday at the Northside Gym atthe Hargraves Community Center at 216 N.Roberson St.Lanigan has served as Special Olympicscoordinator for Chapel Hill for more than17 years and has worked with the SpecialOlympics since 1990, coordinating year-round events for more than 300 athletes.
— From staff and wire reports
Perdue to speak on leadership
By Madeline Will
Senior Writer
In one of her first public appearances sinceleaving the Governor’s Mansion, Bev Perdue will discuss leadership and living a public life.Perdue will speak today to kick off theUNC School of Journalism and MassCommunication’s Women in the Media Leadership Series.“She’s the first woman governor in thestate. (I thought) if we could launch the series with someone of her stature, that would be a fantastic opportunity,” said Susan King, deanof the journalism school.Perdue will join King on stage along withKaren Gil, dean of the College of Arts andSciences, and journalism students AveriHarper and Jessica Kennedy.King said students will be able to ask ques-tions after the free event.Harper, a senior and co-anchor of the“Carolina Week” newscast, said she is excitedto meet Perdue and learn from her.
The former governor will speaktoday for the journalism school.
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By Jessica New
Senior Writer
 As UNC physics professor Paul Framptoncontinues to serve time on house arrest in Argentina, a lawsuit he had previously filedagainst the University was dismissed Monday  by an N.C. judge.Frampton filed the lawsuit in NorthCarolina in protest of UNC’s decision tosuspend his pay after he was arrested lastJanuary at a Buenos Aires airport with twokilograms of cocaine in hissuitcase. An Argentine courtconvicted Frampton inNovember on drug smug-gling charges and sen-tenced him to house arrest,said Mark Williams, a UNC mathematics profes-sor leading support effortsfor Frampton. Williams said the dis-missal of the lawsuit by Superior Court JudgeRobert Hobgood will notderail Frampton’s overallcase against the University.“The dismissal yesterday doesn’t mean it’sover by all means,” Williams said.Frampton has also pursued theUniversity’s internal grievance process. TheUNC faculty grievance committee ruled onSept. 26 that Frampton’s pay should nothave been suspended, but the provost andchancellor rejected its recommendations. Williams said Frampton is appealing the twoadministrators’ decision.Jill Moore, chairwoman of the faculty grievance committee, declined to commenton a specific case under confidentiality rules but said that the committee plays no furtherpart in cases that have been rejected by thechancellor.Frampton’s appeal will be heard by theUNC Board of Trustees at its next meeting onJan. 23, Williams said.But should the Board of Trustees rulein favor of the University, Williams saidFrampton will not continue the lawsuit orpursue further legal action against UNC.Frampton has maintained his innocence,alleging he was the victim of a scam andarguing that he should receive full pay. Hesaid he has been able to perform his fullduties as a faculty member while incarcer-ated, including publishing papers in his fieldand advising his graduate students. Williams said Frampton also has filed anappeal in Argentina, but he doesn’t expectthe appeal process there to be quick.Frampton’s ex-wife Anne-Marie Framptonsaid she has been in contact with him almostevery day, and he is keeping his spirits up.“He’s very positive,” she said. “To him, theglass is half-full and not half-empty, which isa very good way of living.She said he fell for the scam becausealthough he excels at calculation and research,he doesn’t see reality as it is and is gullible.“He’s the absent-minded professor,” shesaid. “I know one when I see one — I marriedone.”
Contact the desk editor at university@dailytarheel.com.
Paul Frampton filed the lawsuitafter UNC suspended his pay.
econdary ear, nose and throat resident Gita Fleischman practices removing a penny from a human larynx atthe grand opening of the N.C. Eye Bank’s multidisciplinary surgical skills laboratory. The nerve, eye, and ear,nose and throat departments will use the new state-of-the-art facility to practice surgery on human organs.
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By Jonathan LaMantia
Assistant Sports Editor
 As seniors fill out job applica-tions and make preparations tomove to new cities, one UNCstudent — a sophomore — doesn’thave the luxury of choosing hisdestination.UNC midfielder Mikey Lopezhas signed a contract withGeneration Adidas, a program thataims to develop elite youth soccertalent in the U.S. while providinggrants for players to continue theireducation later. He will wait tohear his name called by any of the18 teams who have picks in MajorLeague Soccer’s SuperDraft today.“It’s tough not knowing where you’re going,” he said. “I just wantto get this over with so I know  where I’ll be heading, so I can wrap my head around that city.TopDrawerSoccer.com ratesLopez, a Mission, Texas, native, asthe top prospect available in thedraft, regardless of team need. After UNC lost to Indian1-0 in the NCAA quarterfinals,Lopez signed the Generation Adidas contract.“At first I didn’t want to gocause I hated losing here,” Lopezsaid. “I didn’t want to go out likethat, losing to Indiana, but I talk-ed to my dad, and we decided thatit was time for me to move on andgo make that next step and startmy career as a professional.”Lopez recorded three goalsand four assists as a freshmanand took home ACC Freshmanof the Year honors. In his sopho-more campaign, Lopez notchedonly two goals and one assist, butcoach Carlos Somoano remem- bered both goals fondly. One was a game-winner in overtimeagainst Wofford and the other,against Clemson, was featured onSportsCenter’s top plays.Somoano said Lopez mostlikely won’t be remembered atUNC for his scoring, but for hisexplosiveness on the field as a  box-to-box player.“He really captures your eye when you’re watching the game because he plays very aggressive,and he can cover a lot of ground,”Somoano said. “He’s above aver-age, good at just about every-thing. He doesn’t have a signifi-cant weakness in his game.Lopez has a busy week aheadof him, as he will leave for Mexicotoday to join the U.S. U-20 men’ssoccer team, which he said hashelped prepare him for competi-tion against professionals.Junior Jordan McCrary metLopez when he was 14 and has been Lopez’s teammate on theU.S. U-15, U-17 and U-20 teams.McCrary said Lopez has improvedhis ability to take control of thegame since he arrived at UNC.“You’ll never see him give upon a ball,” McCrary said. “You canalways just count and depend onhim to make a big play for you.”Earlier this week, MLSSoccer.com reported that Lopez wantedto be selected by Chivas USA, butLopez said he was misunderstood.“I just want to go to some placethat they want me and they arethinking about having me start orgo in and help the team immedi-ately — not have me as a project,”Lopez said.UNC used Lopez primarily as a central midfielder, but Lopez’s rolecould change in MLS despite hishope that it will remain the same.“Hopefully the team thatchooses me is thinking the same way and will want me to play thatsame position,” he said.Somoano called the decisionthat faces Lopez’s next coach on where to play him “the million-dollar question,” but he expresseda hope that Lopez’s skills will beused properly.Lopez is the second UNC play-er to sign a Generation Adidascontract in two years after EnzoMartinez signed last year and wasdrafted 17th by Real Salt Lake.Somoano credited former play-ers for impressing MLS scouts, but he said the program has done
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By Taryn Rothstein
Staff Writer
The 15 speakers and performers for theupcoming TEDxUNC conference wereannounced Wednesday — and they areinvolved in a wide array of fields and topics.Senior Stirling Little, who pitched the topicof gender harassment in video games, was the winner of the student speaker contest. He saidhe was excited to hear about being selected.“As far as personal career development andpromoting an issue that I care about, this iskind of the best possible thing that could havehappened to me,” he said.The lineup includes many UNC and localtalents, along with more well-known speak-ers and performers, like folk-singer Abigail Washburn and CEO of Matter Ventures Corey Ford.Mackenzie Thomas, co-director of TEDxUNC, said the process for selectingspeakers involved a lot of collaboration andeffort.“We have our organizing committee of a little over 20 students, and we were constantly throwing out ideas and names,” she said.“We ended up with this lineup that wecouldn’t be happier with.Included on the list is Jane Thrailkill, asso-ciate professor in the department of Englishand comparative literature.“It will be fun giving a speech to a moregeneral population, not just simply scholars orstudents in a class,” Thrailkill said. “I will rel-ish being able to talk to such a diverse group of people in a new environment.”The theme of this year’s conference is“common threads,” which TEDxUNC co-director Rachel Myrick said she believes willtie together all the diverse fields and topics atthe event.“When we invite (the speakers), we givethem a booklet of what we were envision-ing for the theme,” she said. “We work withthem to help shape their talks to mesh nicely together.” A local band of UNC students, MorningBrigade, will be performing at the event.Sophomore and band member Nathan Spainsaid he appreciates the opportunity.“We are excited to be a part of such a well-established event,” he said.The speakers will also have a dinner on Feb.9, the day of the actual event, which studentscan sign up for on a first come, first served basis. Tickets for the dinner will be availableJan. 25 on the TEDxUNC website.“It will be cool for people to have a small,discussion-based atmosphere after the confer-ence,” Myrick said.
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The conference speakers wereannounced Wednesday.
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“I think this will be a really great oppor-tunity for the journalism school, especially since more than 70 percent of our students arefemale,” she said.King created the series to showcase womenin leadership roles and in the public eye.Future speakers include CNBC correspondentKayla Tausche on Feb. 25and author Tia McCollorson April 23.“When I graduated fromcollege, no one said, “What would you like your publiclife to be?” King said. “Theexpectations for womenthen were not very high.Now my expectations for women students: sky high.Perdue was also the firstfemale lieutenant gover-nor and the first womanto chair the N.C. Senate Appropriations Committee.Ferrel Guillory, a UNC journalism profes-sor and expert on Southern politics, said heexpects Perdue to encourage women to pur-sue leadership positions.“Her own life story serves as a model forelevating women into important positions,” hesaid. “I think she’ll reflect on her own experi-ences and draw some lessons.Perdue, who did not run for re-election and was succeeded by Gov. Pat McCrory, battled low approval ratings in the second half of her term.Guillory said Perdue faced difficult conditions,including the recession and a change in leader-ship in the General Assembly.She was also accused by The (Raleigh) News& Observer for not being media-friendly, butGuillory said Perdue was a visible governor.“I don’t mean that in terms of holding pressconferences, but she was out in the public a lot,”he said. “Transparency isn’t specifically a rela-tionship with the press; it’s the relationship withthe public, her own cabinet, the legislature.” 
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 well to get the most out of itsplayers.For those who will missLopez’s presence as a Tar Heel,there is hope.McCrary said he’s heard Lopez’s younger brother, Andy, is evenmore talented.The younger Lopez is two years away from Division I com-petition and has verbally commit-ted to become a Tar Heel.
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