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The Daily Tar Heel for January 25, 2013

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H.E. Luccock
Friday, January 25, 2013
Volume 120, Issue 137
University counters complaint allegation
By Caitlin McCabe and Hailey Vest
Staff Writers
 After nearly a week of silence,administrators began Thursday toaddress allegations against UNC’shandling of sexual assault cases thatemerged from a complaint filedJan. 16 with the U.S. Department of Education.“The allegations, with respectto the underreporting of sexualassault, are false — they are untrue,and they are just plain wrong,” ViceChancellor and General CounselLeslie Strohm said at a UNC Boardof Trustees meeting Thursday. At the meeting, Strohm counteredformer Assistant Dean of StudentsMelinda Manning’s accusation inthe complaint that the University Counsel’s office pressured her tounderreport cases of sexual assault.“We all know that allegations thatare included on the front page of a  widely read paper do enduring dam-age,” Strohm said. “We also know, if  we think back, that allegations — even when they’re printed on the front pageof a widely read paper — can be false.”The complaint, authored by three current students, one formerstudent and Manning, was filed with the Department of Education’sOffice for Civil Rights and obtained by The Daily Tar Heel.The complaint says the numberof sexual assault cases that Manningsubmitted for 2010 was questioned by Office of University Counselemployees, who said the numbers were “too high” and suggested shereview them.The complaint says that the num- ber of sexual assaults that appearedin the University’s Clery report for2010 was three lower than the num- ber Manning originally submitted.The Clery Act requires all federal-ly funded campuses to report crimestatistics to the federal government. At the meeting, Strohm providedtrustees with an email from Manningaddressed to Dean of StudentsJonathan Sauls, dated Sept. 13, 2011.In the email, Manning wrote that
General Counsel LeslieStrohm said UNC reportedmore cases than Manning.
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sexual assault cases reported byMelinda Manning for 2010, accord-ing to the University’s GeneralCounsel Leslie Strohm
sexual assault cases reported for2010 in the 2011 Campus SecurityReport
By Amy Tsai
Staff Writer
 A UNC-system proposal to raise the out-of-state enrollment cap has found an unex-pected proponent — one of the system’ssmaller schools. At their January meeting, some Board of Governors members supported raising the 18percent cap on out-of-state and internationalstudent enrollment in discussions about thesystem’s proposed five-year strategic plan.Lifting the cap could generate revenue forcampuses, but enrollment would also neces-sarily increase since the number of in-statestudents would remain the same. Critics alsosay the proposal would detract from the sys-tem’s mission to educate state residents.Larger universities in the system havehistorically brushed up against the cap, butNorth Carolina Agricultural and TechnicalState University almost doubled the per-centage last year.Out-of-state students made up 31.4 per-cent of the school’s 2012 freshman class.N.C. A&T is the system’s only school thatexceeded the cap in 2012.
By Lucinda Shen
Staff Writer
UNC-system leaders have proposed looking tointernational students for more money — but thosestudents might not be willing to pay.The system’s Board of Governors proposed increas-ing the 18 percent enrollment cap on out-of-state andinternational students while discussing the system’sfive-year strategic plan at its January meeting.The plan includes recommendations to boost rev-enues and degree attainment at universities.Under the proposal, international students couldpay a higher third-tier tuition rate beyond the system’scurrent out-of-state and in-state tuition structure.But the system might see fewer international stu-dents apply — and less revenue — if the tier system
Percentage of new out-of-state students at UNC-system schools
In fall 2012, 14.5 percent of UNC-system freshmen were nonresidents. Only North Carolina Agricultural and Technical StateUniversity surpassed the 18 percent cap on out-of-state student enrollment at a rate of 31.4 percent.
   A   S    U    E   C    U    E   C   S    U    F   S    U    N.   C.    A   &    T   *    N   C   C    U    N   C   S    U    U    N   C  -   A    U    N   C  -   C    H    U    N   C  -   C    U    N   C  -   G    U    N   C  -    P    U    N   C  -    W    W   C    U    W   S   S    U
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18 percent capNote: Out-of-state engineering studentsat N.C. A&T are excluded from the count.
More out-of-state students may come to UNC
NC A&T exceeds out-of-state student cap
Internationalstudents couldraise revenue
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By Carson Blackwelder
Arts Editor
Two titans of their respec-tive art genres have united fora unique and personal reimag-ining of Igor Stravinsky’s iconicscore to “The Rite of Spring.” Anne Bogart, of the ensem- ble-based theater group SITICompany, and Bill T. Jones, of  Arnie Zane Dance Company,unveil theircollaborative venture “Rite” for its world pre-miere tonightat Memorial Hall.The work is a part of Carolina Performing Arts’centennial celebration of thegroundbreaking ballet.“With Bill and Anne, youhave two of the most distin-guished artists — not only intheir fields, but in the nation,”said Emil Kang, executivedirector of the arts at UNC andhead of CPA.“Their work is known fornavigating between realismand abstraction, so what we will see in their piece is thistraversing between the literaland the figurative. A work commissioned three“We think we can raise the cap withouthurting in-state students,” said Wanda Lester, N.C. A&T’s associate vice chancellorfor academic affairs.N.C. A&T accepted a larger incomingclass in order to increase its overall stu-dent body size, but fewer in-state studentsoffered admission chose to enroll, Lester
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“A Rite” is a collaboration between Anne Bogart, of SITI Company, and Bill T. Jones, of Arnie Zane Dance Company.
The collaborativespectacle “A Rite”premieres tonight.
 years ago once began as twoseparate entities, Kang said.“When they found outthe other was involved, they  wanted to talk about (workingtogether).”“They thought it was going to be a real artistic reach for them.Jones said the duo’s goal wasnot to repeat past performanc-es of “The Rite of Spring,” butto add to the conversation andpresent something new.“We weren’t trying to returnto the vibrato of (Vaslav)Nijinsky,” Jones said.“We were trying to make onefrom our own experiences inour own fields.”Jones said it is Stravinsky’sscore that provides the mosttangible point of referencemoving forward with creatinga new work.“Darron West, the sounddesigner, has found many jazzand big band versions of ‘TheRite of Spring’ — somethingI never knew existed — andthey have juxtaposed (against)the original version, giving it a kaleidoscopic quality.”Bogart said creating a new  work based off the controver-sial ballet has the potential toembolden future artists to takerisks.“What all artists share, weare in the business of makingand breaking expectations,”she said.
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Germans might be the mosthumorless folks out there, but they’ll haveto come up with a way to laugh this off.German soldiers are growing breasts,a medical science journal found, becausecertain drills (e.g., slapping a rifle againstthe chest) trigger male mammary glands. Worse? The drills have yet to change.
“Your furry friend is actually a friendly neighbourhood serial killer.”— Gareth Morgan, a New Zealandeconomist, is leading a campaign to ban-ish cats from the island nation, citing factsabout cats’ evil behavior and tendency tokill. Should I just euthanize my cat, youask? “That is an option,” Morgan says.
t is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re not the one get-ting engaged and gushing about it on Facebook, you hate every-one getting engaged and gushing about it on Facebook. And inthis season of generic, next-to-a-barn-door engagement photos, we can all take a minute to savor the schadenfreude residing within us. A 29-year-old Orlando man was arrested this weekend after attempt-ing to shove his fiancee’s engagement ring down her throat. The couplehad gotten in an argument about the fiancee moving out, hence thestrangulation and force-feeding — because
the way to get her back.The guy’s a real winner, saying: “Women always claim assault but neveraccept responsibility for provoking someone.” Love cynics, feel justified.
Shove a ring down it
From staf and wire reports
Someone damaged prop-erty at 118 Ashley Forest Road between 6:15 a.m. and 10:25p.m. Wednesday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person damaged an Apple iHome, valued at $100,and a Logitech subwoofer, valued at $150, according toreports.
Someone damaged townproperty at 100 Adrians Placeat 10 a.m. Wednesday, accord-ing to Chapel Hill policereports. A moving truck damageda storm drain cover, reportsstate. Damage to the drain was valued at $500, accord-ing to reports.
Someone shopliftedfrom Food Lion at 1720Fordham Blvd. at 3:46 p.m. Wednesday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person stole six steaks, valued at $84.07, reportsstate.
Someone broke andentered a residence at 702Bolin Creek Drive betweennoon and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,according to Carrboro policereports.The person stole two bicy-cles, reports state.
Someone stole property from 100 Rand St. between5:30 p.m. Monday and 7:36a.m. Tuesday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person stole a Stihlleaf blower and a rope,reports state.The person also damagedthe tool boxes on both work trucks, according to reports.
Someone found property at 104 N.C. Highway 54 at10:41 a.m. Monday, accordingto Carrboro police reports.The person said he wassearching through a garbagereceptacle when he found a U.S. passport inside, reportsstate.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Daily Tar Heel
he PTA Thrift Shop held a groundbreakingceremony Thursday for its new location at115 W. Main St. in Carrboro. The construc-tion will provide a larger retail space for the shop, as well as space that will be leased to other businesses.
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Friday, January 25, 2013
The Daily Tar Heel
city briefs
Board of Education approves principals forMcDougle and Estes Hills elementary schools
During its Jan. 17 meeting, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education approvedtwo new principals for McDougle and Estes Hillselementary schools.McDougle Elementary will welcome Patrenia McDowell, who has served as the school’s interimprincipal since September. She has been at the schoolas assistant principal since 2008.Lewis “Drew” Ware will come to Estes HillsElementary in March as he transitions from his posi-tion as principal at Aldert Root STEM Elementary in Wake County.Susan Pegg will continue as interim principal atEstes Hills Elementary until Ware arrives.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will closeearly today after inclement weather forecast
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will close itsschools and offices early today.Elementary schools will close at noon, middleschools will close at 12:45 p.m., and high schools willclose at 1:30 p.m. All after-school and evening programs and activi-ties are canceled.
campus briefs
A study by the UNC School of Medicine foundcommon gene variants in newborn brains
 A study by the UNC School of Medicine revealedthat brain changes found in adults that lead to dis-orders — including as Alzheimer’s disease, schizo-phrenia and autism — can be seen in MRI scans of newborns.The research involved 272 newborns who receivedMRI scans at UNC Hospitals. It is the first study toreport the impact of common gene variants in new- born brain structures.
— From staff and wire reports
County OKs new community center
By Chelsey Dulaney
City Editor
Orange County CommissionerEarl McKee has a saying — “Allhat and no horses.” At a Thursday night meet-ing, McKee urged the Board of Commissioners to step away from decades of empty promisesand move forward with plansto build a community center forthe Rogers Road neighborhood.The meeting could bea defining moment in the40-year discussion aboutRogers Road — the historically  black and low-income neigh- borhood that has housed thecounty’s landfill since 1972.In a unanimous vote, the board opted to move forward with the community center. In a later 5-2 vote, the board extend-ed the life of the Historic RogersRoad Neighborhood Task Force by six months.The task force — made upof representatives from OrangeCounty, Chapel Hill, Carrboroand Rogers Road — was cre-ated in February 2012 whenthe commissioners set a landfillclosing date of June 2013.During a Dec. 6 Assembly of Governments meeting, somelocal officials suggested dis- banding the task force.This prompted TownCouncil member Lee Storrow, Alderman Michelle Johnsonand UNC research fellow Molly DeMarco to petition the boardto extend the task force.“There was a group of citi-zens who were concerned andsurprised by the suggestion tonot continue the task force,Storrow said. “There is work still to be done.”In August, The Rogers-Eubank Neighborhood Association’s community center was shut down for violating fireand safety codes.Since then, local officials haveunited behind the promise of providing the neighborhood witha new, 4,000-square-foot com-munity center — though fundinghas been a point of contention.The Board of Commissionershas agreed to allocate$650,000 to fund the center. At Thursday’s night meet-ing, the commissioners vowedto take the next steps towardsopening the community center— with or without help fromChapel Hill or Carrboro.“I want to hold us to the fire,”said Commissioner BernadettePelissier. “If the towns don’t wantto participate then that’s fine — we’ll go ahead without them.But the conversation hassplintered over a $5.8 mil-lion plan to provide water andsewer services to the neighbor-hood — a plan that has sparkedconcern about unintended con-cern like gentrification.“The day that sewer line isextended, development will fol-low,” said McKee.Newly-mintedCommissioner Mark Dorosinurged the board to move for- ward with plans for remedia-tion despite these concerns.
Commissioners votedto move forward onRogers Road.
Landfill opens in theRogers Road neighborhood. 
February 2012:
OrangeCounty commissioners vote toclose the landfill in June 2013. 
August 2012:
Rogers RoadCommunity Center is shutdown for violating fire andsafety codes. 
Oct. 16, 2012:
OrangeCounty commissionersapprove $500,000 to fundconstruction of a newcommunity center.
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By Madeline Will
Senior Writer
Former Gov. Bev Perdue will be heading back toschool this semester.Perdue will be a resident fellow at HarvardUniversity’s Institute of Politics this spring, joining big names in politics like Karen Hughes, formercounselor to President George W. Bush, and SteveKerrigan, CEO and co-chairman of the PresidentialInaugural Committee.Esten Perez, spokesman for the institute, said thesix fellows will arrive on campus in the next week ortwo and will stay until the end of April. There will also be visiting fellows, like former Gov. Jon Huntsmanand John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent.The resident fellows will host study groups oncea week on topics of their choosing. They receive a small stipend along with providedhousing, Perez said.“We’re really happy that thegovernor will be there, and wethink students will enjoy being inher study group,” he said. “I’m quitepositive that the governor willreceive dozens of invitations fromstudent groups to speak.”Ferrel Guillory, a UNC journalism professor and an experton Southern politics, said it iscommon for the institute to invitenewly former public officials.“It’s great for the students there because they get to meet and learnfrom people who were just in office,”he said. “It will give her an opportunity to be a part of a network of interesting journalists and policy affectors.”Jesse White, a professor at the UNC School of Government, was a fellow at the institute in thespring of 1990. He led a study group on modernSouthern politics.“They generally get people who are in transition,like Gov. Perdue,” White said, adding that hisexperience was “terrific.“My advice for her would be to stay there as muchas possible and feast from the Harvard table,” hesaid. “You can audit classes — you’re encouraged torevitalize your mind, as well as share your experiences with the undergraduates.Guillory said it’s premature to say this will be a launching pad for Perdue’s next political move.“I think it will give her time to think, to reflecton what she has accomplished, and what she mightaccomplish in the future,” he said.Perdue, who holds a doctorate in educationadministration, used to host dinners for university students in the area. During her term, she vetoedstate budgets that included millions in cuts to theUNC system, but the vetoes were overridden by theRepublican-led N.C. General Assembly.In an interview earlier this month, Perdue said shethought the UNC system would continue to produceleaders, which reinforces its importance to the state.“I’m hopeful there will be a continued commitmentto higher education in the future,” she said.Perdue has also said she wants to be part of aneducational foundation focusing on technology.
Contact the desk editor at state@dailytarheel.com.
Bev Perdue and five fellows will be atthe Institute of Politics this spring.
Bev Perdue,
former N.C. gov-ernor, will be oneof six fellows thisspring at Harvard’sInstitute of Politics.
Get your Hands dirty 
By Paige Ladisic
Staff Writer
For three students at Phillips MiddleSchool, going through garbage is anything but trashy. As part of the Siemens We CanChange the World Challenge, thestudents conducted a classroom trashaudit in which they collected and sortedthrough everything thrown away by their classmates.“Only 22 percent of the trash was realtrash,” said Anagha Kalvade, the recyclingteam’s coach and a parent of a student atthe school. “The remaining percentage was recyclable or compostable trash.The students realized the benefit of reducing what is thrown out in favor of composting and recycling more items,Kalvade said. And now they want to bring theirresearch to the rest of the community.“We have a list of different projects that we would really like to start here in ourChapel Hill neighborhood,” Kalvade said.In 2010-11, 54,467 tons of waste were buried in the Orange County landfill.In February 2012, Orange County Commissioners voted to close the landfillin June 2013.“Many people don’t even know that ourlandfill is closing,” Kalvade said. And, after the students learned thecounty’s waste would be transferred to a Durham County waste transfer station,they decided to do some research on how much that would cost.“They figured out how much cost we will be spending on each truck when wesend our trash away,” Kalvade said.Chapel Hill Town Councilman LeeStorrow said the closing of the county landfill will drastically increase thecounty’s waste expenses.“Anything we can do to reduce waste isobviously environmentally beneficial — butit’s also economically beneficial,” he said.He said students should be aware of these benefits.“Anything we can do to educate youngpeople about how to reduce waste and be environmentally minded is very important,” Storrow said.The students hope to present their
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Joshua Zhou, Helen Jiang and Rohan Deshpande (left to right) attend Phillips Middle School. They are part of a student group trying to combat Orange County’s solid waste issues.
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By Andrew Edwards
Staff Writer
North Carolina swung back to the Republicans in the 2012presidential election — but thestate’s electoral future is farfrom certain.Unaffiliated voters outnum- ber registered Democrats orRepublicans in 42 of 100 N.C.counties, according to a recentreport of 2012 election results by Democracy North Carolina,a left-leaning voter advocacy organization in Durham.Unaffiliated voters in thestate have been growing, sig-nifying diminishing party alle-giance, said Bob Hall, directorof Democracy North Carolina.“We’re not so much a state that’s split betweenRepublicans and Democratsas one that’s really up for grabs because voters are not feelingstrongly affiliated with eitherparty,” Hall said.Rick Henderson, managingeditor of the right-leaning JohnLocke Foundation’s Carolina Journal, said the growing num- ber of unaffilliated voters helpsmake North Carolina a conten-tious swing state.“What we see in voter reg-istration numbers is the per-centage of unaffiliated is goingup — not as dramatic as some Western states — but we’re get-ting to a point where we may have as much as 25 percentunaffiliated,” he said. While the number of unaf-filiated voters is growing, thestate is also becoming increas-ingly polarized.Former Republican presi-dential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama evenly split the 10 N.C. coun-ties with the highest turnout,according to the report.“It’s a very divided time rightnow — politics are very divided,and there are a lot of strongfeelings and anger,” said RobSchofield, director of researchand policy development at theleft-leaning N.C. Policy Watch.“I think that is reflected some- what in who’s voting and how they’re voting.”The report identified African-American womenand white Republicans as thedemographics with the largest2012 turnout.Each group had a 74 percentturnout rate — far above the 68percent statewide average.Hall said some experts sug-gest that the increasing num- ber of African-American and young voters in North Carolina might cause the state to swingDemocratic in future elections.But he does not think this will be the case.“I don’t think the demo-graphic destiny will determinepolitical destiny,” Hall said. “Ithink there’s still a lot of fluidity and a lot of people whose politi-cal ideology is not really strong.”Henderson said NorthCarolina’s future lies in the two
counties with more regis-tered unaffiliated voters thaneither party
counties with highest turnout— 5 went to Obama and 5 toRomney
percent statewide turnout forall demographics
A new report analyzesvoter turnout in the2012 election.
research and project proposals to ChapelHill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt soon.“I’m looking forward to meeting withthem and hearing about what they’ve beendoing,” Kleinschmidt said.He said he thinks the town would benefit from composting and cuttingdown on waste, and he thinks itis important to expand the town’ssustainability options.It’s important to let everyoneparticipate in working to make ChapelHill a better place to live, he said.“It’s how we’ve been able to create thisgreat community,” Kleinschmidt said.
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parties’ ability to appeal to voters.“The political party that canmove beyond or articulate itsideas and principles in a way that can appeal to the swing voter … is going to have a mucheasier time at elections,” he said.
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“These are political deci-sions to be made,” he said.“I don’t think deferring to bureaucracy of local govern-ment’s is a better strategy ormore likely to produce out-comes that most of us want.”
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