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The Daily Tar Heel for September 24, 2013

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By Kathryn Trogdon
Staff Writer
N.C. Sen. President Pro TemporePhil Berger, R-Rockingham,announced Monday that he wouldseek re-election and would not runto replace Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C.,in the U.S. Senate.This eliminates a would-beface-off between the two mostpowerful Republicans in theN.C. General Assembly: Bergerand House Speaker Thom Tillis,R-Mecklenburg. Tillis announcedin May that he would be contend-ing for Hagan’s seat.Berger said in a statement thathe believed he would make more of a difference in his current position.“I’m proud of what ourRepublican Senate majority hasaccomplished over the past threelegislative sessions, and there isstill much more for us to do in theNorth Carolina Senate,” he said.If Berger had run, he would havea tough race ahead of him, saidMitch Kokai, a political analystfrom the John Locke Foundation, a right-leaning think tank.“He holds a very powerful postin North Carolina state govern-ment, and even if he were to wina very bruising primary battle andthen go on to defeat Kay Hagan, he would go on to play a much small-er role in the U.S. Senate,” he said.John Dinan, a Wake ForestUniversity political science profes-sor, said it’s possible that Berger will continue working on the taxreform plan as an N.C. senator.“(The Senate) initially pushed forsome more significant reductions,”he said. “It’s very possible that thetax return issue returns again.”Kokai said current pollingdata might have contributed toBerger’s decision not to run forU.S. Senate.He said data shows that Haganis ahead in the polls, and it wouldrequire a lot of time and money fora Republican to try and unseat her. According to Public Policy Polling, a left-leaning polling firm,on Sept. 10, Berger had the mostsupport among Republican primary  voters with 13 percent of the vote, while Tillis carried 12 percent.But Hagan was still ahead of Berger by 17 percentage points.Berger said in the statementthat he felt it was important tounseat Hagan, but it wasn’t histime to run.“(Hagan’s) record does not
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Volume 121, Issue 78
By Daniel Schere
Assistant University Editor
Today students and faculty will gather tomourn the loss of much-admired educator.The Newman Center, located at 218Pittsboro St., will hold a mass at 3 p.m. tohonor Paul Wilkinson, a former Frenchprofessor at UNC whodied June 16 at age 40. Wilkinson receivedhis Ph.D. from UNC in2004 and then taughtin the department of romance languages & literatures until leavingUNC in June 2012 totake a teaching posi-tion at Highland HighSchool in Warrenton, Va.Students and profes-sors said Wilkinson wasknown for having deepcompassion for his stu-dents.French professor Hannelore Jarauschsaid she met Wilkinson when he was a graduate student. She said after Wilkinsongot his degree, she contacted him abouttaking an open teaching position.Jarausch said he demonstrated anexceptional work ethic.“You didn’t want to ask him to do some-thing because he always said yes,” she said.Jarausch said Wilkinson was able to gethis students to connect with a languagethat is difficult to learn.“He knew how to respond to students’language production,” she said. “Whenstudents spoke, he made it clear that heunderstood what they were saying.Jarausch said Wilkinson would meet with students at weekly French discussionsat Caribou Coffee.Senior Laura Grier said she went to oneof the meetings with Wilkinson during herfreshman year and then took French 300 with him the next year.“Even though we only met that onetime, he knew exactly who I was on thefirst day of class the next semester andseemed glad that I was in his class,” shesaid. Wilkinson encouraged students topractice their French in daily conversa -tions and keep track of useful vocabulary 
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The community considers political
By Caroline Leland
Assistant University Editor
For sophomore Lea Palmer, the right tofree speech comes with a risk.“I’d be worried about walking back into classroom after saying I was conservative, just because of the looks I’d get from people,” saidPalmer, who is a member of UNC’s CollegeRepublicans.Today UNC’s School of Journalism andMass Communication is celebrating the First Amendment — but some students say they donot feel secure in their freedom to speak outat UNC.In the center of a traditionally conservativestate, Chapel Hill is a bubble of left-leaningpolitics in North Carolina. About 70 percent of Orange County voters in the 2012 presidentialelection voted for Barack Obama, compared to48 percent of North Carolina voters.Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt saidthe culture of Chapel Hill embraces a diver-sity of political thought.“We have a strong tradition in NorthCarolina — particularly in Chapel Hill — of  being open to multiple perspectives,” he said.But some students don’t feel that opennessat UNC.“Even if you just say the word — that you’reconservative or Republican — you’re nottaken seriously,” Palmer said.
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Peter McClelland, chairman of the CollegeRepublicans, said his organization is oftenapproached by students who want to beinvolved but don’t want their names officially listed on the roster.“It just happens because of the culture onthis campus,” he said.McClelland said students in an ideologicalminority are not prevented from speakingout but rather feel like they shouldn’t — forexample, he said some might worry that anunpopular viewpoint expressed in a papermight negatively impact its grade.“Whether it does or not, there’s still a fear,he said.Evelyne Huber, chairwoman of the politi-cal science department, said professors aresupposed to assess papers based on theirscholarly merits, not on the viewpointsexpressed.Chris Clemens, a Republican physicsprofessor and the adviser for the Carolina Review, the College Republicans and the TarHeel Rifle and Pistol Club, said faculty atUNC — which he believes are 90 percent left-leaning — might have trouble digesting the viewpoints of conservative students.But he said they would never act differently toward a student because of his or her views.“The faculty that I know … I don’t think any of them would intentionally marginalizea student,” he said. “They would be appalled if that happened.”Huber said political science professors atUNC are hired through an ideology-blindselection process, so there is no official recordof professors’ political affiliations.She said it’s a professor’s responsibility toensure that students respect the diversity of 
Berger announces bid for re-election
Sexual assault forum emphasizes feedback and education
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By Sarah Headley
Staff Writer
Interim Title IX CoordinatorChristi Hurt said the task forcecharged with rewriting UNC’s sexualassault policy hopes to finish its work before the end of the semester.But she and three other membersof the Sexual Assault Task Force,including Student Body PresidentChristy Lambden, took time Monday to address students’ questions aboutthe work they’ve been doing in a forum hosted by student government.Though the new policy is not fin-ished, Hurt said task force membersare not waiting on the final productto start implementing their ideas.“We’re working to build the systemas we’re working to make sure thepolicy is currently still being used —as it’s being written — so people have what they need today," said Hurt, thechairwoman of the task force. When asked how UNC plans toimplement better sexual assault edu-cation, the group mentioned an ini-tiative to target incoming freshmen.Bob Pleasants, Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinatorand a member of the task force,said UNC is increasing informationabout sexual assault at orientation. All incoming students will soon be required to complete an online45-minute module, which wouldcover abusive relations, sexualassault, consent and how to help a friend in need, he said.Senior Sean Langberg, who attend-ed the forum, said this is a good idea.“These mandatory programs thataren’t optional, the more the better,he said.The task force also plans to work  with the Interfraternity Council andInteractive Theatre Carolina to edu-cate students, panel members said.The members of the task force arelooking at the possibility of incorpo-rating sexual assault education intothe Lifetime Fitness curriculum, too.Deputy Title IX Coordinator Ew Quimbaya-Winship, a member of the task force, said the rewritten pol-icy will serve as a living documentthat will be reviewed every year.“The reason why it’s taking solong is because we are going through with a fine tooth comb,” he said.He said they are still looking foran online reporting system that fits.“We want to be there,” he said.“We want to fill that need. We’ll findsomeone that can do that."Pleasants also said the task force wants to emphasize that they arecontinuing UNC’s integration of confidential resources that includeCounseling and PsychologicalServices and the Rape Crisis Center.Junior Ekaterina Khvostova saidthe measures being taken will helpother students feel safer.“They were very willing to kindof coordinate student feedback withpushing (the Board of Trustees) andempowering students to be able to voice their concerns at the University,”she said. “And that’s something that Idon’t think we saw a lot of last year.”
 Staff Writer Bradley Saackscontributed reporting university@dailytarheel.com
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  Turn to page 5 forthemed coverage celebrating the UNCSchool of Journalism and Mass Commu-nication’s First Amendment Day.
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Kick o UNC’sfth-annual First AmendmentDay. Student Body PresidentChristy Lambden will read theFirst Amendment while LawProessor William Marshall willspeak about its importance.
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Locaton:
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 The UNC Institute orthe Environment will host NorthCarolina State University proes-sor Dr. Billy Edge or an Energyand Environment Lunch lecture.He will discuss the potential orharnessing ocean energy o theNorth Carolina Coast.
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 South Arican comics artist
Someone damaged prop-erty at 157 E. Rosemary St.at 12:35 a.m. Friday, accord-ing to Chapel Hill policereports.The person drove off after being hooked up to a tow truck, causing $1,000 indamage to the tow hitch and$4,500 in damage to the car,reports state.• Someone stole itemsfrom a desk at 400Eastowne Drive between8:30 a.m. and 4:46 p.m.Friday, according to ChapelHill police reports.The person stole fourcredit or debit cards and a driver’s license, collectively  valued at $50, reports state.• Someone caused dam-age to a vehicle at 307 E.Franklin St. between 2 a.m.and 8:59 a.m. Saturday,according to Chapel Hillpolice reports.The person broke a win-dow valued at $200, reportsstate.• Someone commit-ted simple assault at 157 E. Rosemary St. at 2:50a.m. Saturday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person grabbed some-one around the neck, reportsstate.• Someone committed van-dalism at 201 E. Rosemary St. between 2:33 a.m. and 2:53a.m. Sunday, according toChapel Hill police reports.The person threw a rock through a window, causing$100 in damage, reports state.• Someone broke andentered at 102 S. ChristopherRoad between 3:45 p.m. and6:30 p.m. Sunday, accordingto Chapel Hill police reports.The person forced a dooropen and stole more than$50,000 in property, reportsstate.
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Anton Kannemeyer will speak about his dark humor. He is asenior lecturer at the Universityo Stellenbosch.
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Flood relief inBoulder, Colo., started tocome in the most unlikely form Monday — free pot.Those who oppose a marijuana sales tax ballotquestion handed out jointsto those who are stressedout by the state’s floods.
QuOTED.
“No, this is goats.Two billy goats in my back- yard.”— Sharon Dyer, a gar-dener in Texas, when the911 operator asked whattype of emergency servicesshe needed. No emergency, just goats eating her plants.
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s if it isn’t terrifying enough to runthrough a haunted house this timeof year, now you can do it in thenude at Pennsylvania’s Shocktober-fest haunted theme park. Who needs nightmares when the “Naked andScared Challenge” allows park-goers to stripdown to their birthday suits with a bunch of strangers and run from bloody creatures?The attraction has a strict behavior policy, but we still shudder at the thought of somerando getting — ahem — scared stiff next to us.
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pita pit rocks sales
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Josh Sanders, the owner of Pita Pit on Franklin Street since last October, uses skills he learned from being in a rock band to run a successful restaurant.
 Youth groupopposeshealth law
Pita Pit owner uses band experience to increase sales
By Aaron Cranford
Staff Writer
The Franklin Street Pita Pit is sellingmore pitas this year, and owner Josh Sanderssaid the success comes from the lessons helearned in his old rock band.The restaurant’s sales have increased by 25percent since Sanders became the new ownerlast October, and his employees believe hismarketing ambition and his social attitudeare contributing to the success.“I treated music very much like a busi-ness,” Sanders said. “It was all about market-ing to me. You know, obviously the music wasmy product, the way I promoted it — usingeverything from social media to grassrootsflyers.” Years ago, Sanders said he dropped out of a chemical engineering program in college to join a rock band.He said he’s using the same methods now at Pita Pit he once used to market his band’smusic, and the substantial increase in salesdemonstrates the quality of his techniques.For freshmen this year, Sanders said Pita Pit printed greeting cards containing a menuand coupons — and he said the idea camefrom his first record release.“I would burn my favorite song and anacoustic track out of it, and I would take itand burn seven CDs at a time,” Sanders said.“I would burn three to four thousand CDsover the course of a day, and then put themin every dorm room.”He said he’s using these ideas to promotePita Pit’s food.Rhonda Weidner, a daytime shift-leaderat Pita Pit, said she thinks Sanders’ drivehas been a major factor in Pita Pit’s upwardclimb.She said all of the employees have had a part in the sales increase — a lot of Pita Pitemployees are college students, and they dis-tribute coupons and flyers in dorms.“It does stem from him, because he had tomarket, and it takes a lot of money to mar-ket,” Weidner said.Sanders strikes up a conversation with justabout every customer that walks through hisdoor.“This is an outstanding community, itreally is, but you have to be involved in it,” hesaid. “If you don’t make the effort, you’re justgoing to wither and not be a part of it.”Sanders said he thinks the old ownersdidn’t realize how important it was to reachout.“They didn’t get out there, they did nottake the time to make sure they were a partof the community,” he said. “They just want-ed the community to come to them.”Zach Hunter, a UNC graduate, said he believes all of Sanders’ marketing strategiesare making the Pita Pit one of the best placeson Franklin Street.“Josh, the owner, is the best,” Hunter said.“The food is fresh and great every time.” And Sanders said he enjoys seeing stu-dents come to Pita Pit.“I feel like I’m 24,” he said. “Having thekids come in, I feel like I am talking to my people, my peers.”
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By Olivia Lanier
Staff Writer
 A new grassroots campaign launched by nonpartisan youth advocacy organiza-tion Generation Opportunity is encour-aging young Americans to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s health care exchange before it takes effect in January.The campaign, promoted on social media  with the hashtag #OptOut, aims to educate young adults on what the organization seesas the dangers of the Affordable Care Act,also known as Obamacare, and point themto health care alternatives.David Pasch, spokesman for GenerationOpportunity, said the Affordable Care Act would have a high financial impact on people younger than 30.Pasch said invasion of privacy is anotherfocus of the campaign. He said the privateinformation of individuals enrolled in the Affordable Care Act will go into a central data hub which government agencies will haveaccess to — which he said could allow them tosee the results of STD tests, pregnancy testsand tax information.One of the more controversial pointsof the #OptOut campaign has been therelease of two ads where “Creepy UncleSam” administers gynecological and pros-tate exams to two young people who haveenrolled in the Affordable Care Act.Some UNC students are already voicingconcerns about enrolling in the new healthcare exchange. Jon Edwards, a UNC junior,said he doesn’t think the federal governmentshould be trusted to run such a program.“They have no experience in the healthinsurance sector,” he said. “Too many issuescould arise.” And sophomore Conor Fry said he would be opting out and that he doesn’t supportthe new law.“I feel it is unnecessary to impose a taxon people in order to pay for others’ insur-ance if you opt out,” Fry said.Peter McClelland, chairman of the UNCCollege Republicans said in an email thathe agrees with Generation Opportunity’smission — but he said his group has noplan to take part in the #OptOut campaign.“The mission of the College Republicansis to work to get Republicans elected and to bring the conservative message to campus,McClelland said. “But we’ll speak as loudly as we can against Obamacare.”Pasch said Generation Opportunity plansto appear on 20 college campuses nationwide,though the list hasn’t been finalized.Generation Opportunity has created “OptOut of Obamacare” kits for colleges and com-munities they’re unable to visit, Pasch said.He said these kits, which anyone canorder, provide college students with infor-mation explaining to peers why the groupfeels the Affordable Care Act is a bad dealand encourage them to opt out.“We are going against the alliance of  beast, using creativity and internet knowl-edge to educate young people on otheroptions,” Pasch said.Edwards said he understands that healthcare coverage remains an issue nationwide, but said the federal government shouldn’t be involved in the fix.“I think it’s unfortunate that millions of  Americans can’t afford health care, but Idon’t think Obamacare provides an effec-tive solution.”
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A nationwide college tour willslam the Affordable Care Act.
Offense not up to Fedora’s standards
By Brooke Pryor
Sports Editor
The 2013-14 North Carolina football season is already threegames old, and coach Larry Fedora isn’t satisfied with theprogress of his team.The Tar Heels simply aren't where they expected to be — 1-2,0-1 ACC headed into a home gameagainst East Carolina on Saturday.Though most talk in the pre-season and early weeks of the sea-son has centered around UNC’sneed for defensive improvements,Fedora spent most of Monday telling the media that he wasn’tpleased with his offense.“We’re not playing as welloffensively, we’re just not play-ing as well, it’s as simple as that,Fedora said. “It would be easy if it was just one thing. If it wasone thing, then we’d get that onething corrected, but there’s a lotof things involved in it. We’re still just not gelling as an offense yet.In the first half of the 28-20loss to Georgia Tech, the TarHeels appeared to be firing on allcylinders, putting up two touch-downs in the first quarter andadding another a short time intothe second quarter.But in the second half, UNCfailed to add to its 20-14 halftimelead, and eventually saw it slipaway. The Tar Heels failed to con- vert any of their four third downconversions after completing fourof six in the first half.“Everybody’s got to get on thesame page,” quarterback BrynRenner said. “We have spurts. Wehad a great first half, and then sec-ond half we didn’t score a touch-down, and that’s frustrating. Weknow we can do it, but we’ve justgot to be on all cylinders.” As the game wore on, produc-tion slowed on all fronts, andafter amassing 257 total offensive yards in the first half, the TarHeels only managed to gain 62more yards after halftime.Fedora hasn’t hidden his dis-pleasure with the running gamerecently. Against Georgia Tech,UNC only put up 101 rushing yards compared to the Yellow Jackets’ 324.“It's not up to our standards,I’ll put it like that,” Fedora saidof the running game. “It’s still gota ways to go. We’ve got a ways togo on our passing game, on ourscreen game, our running gameand I don’t know if there’s anaspect of what we’re doing offen-sively that we feel good about.”Through three games lastseason, UNC held a similar 1-2,0-1 ACC record, but was postingmore than 400 total offensive yards per game. This season,UNC has only put up more than400 yards in one game — 511against Middle Tennessee State.Fedora said he thought histeam would be farther alongat this point in the season, butRenner isn't panicking quite yet.“I think it’s just execution,”Renner said of the offensivestruggles. “We don’t have the samepieces to the puzzle that we did last year but we need to execute better.“It’s week three. We didn’t startout the way we wanted to, but westill have all of our goals in frontof us.”
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By Corey Buhay
Staff Writer
This semester, UNC studentshave the opportunity to be some of the first people in the country to useGoogle Glass — a device that won’t be released to the public until theend of this year at the earliest.Thanks to a contest sponsored by Google, three UNC students wonGlass, which is eyeglasses that enablethe user to have a first-person experi-ence with a smartphone. Two of thestudents created the Carolina GlassExplorers Club as a way to share thedevice with the student body.The students entered into a com-petition for Glass that required par-ticipants to submit a 5-second videoor a 150-character message with thehashtag, “#ifihadglass.But after winning Google’s con-test, the students still had to pick up the technology in New York andfoot the bill for the device — whichsophomore Patrick Lung , one of thecontest winners, said cost $1,633.“And then you have the planeflight, and living in New York is notexactly cheap,” he said.Luckily for them, the professorof their entrepreneurship first-yearseminar, Charles Merritt , made anambitious deal with their class.“I just said that if anyone in here wins, we’ll find out a way to get itpaid for and get (the students) toNew York,” Merritt said.Their trip was paid for by ananonymous donation to UNC’sCenter for Entrepreneurial Studies.Contest winner PranatiPanuganti, a sophomore biology major, said she founded the Carolina Glass Explorers Club this year tostart a conversation about the ethicsand benefits of wearable technology.Patrick Lung, who entered a  video, said he wanted to create lending society and offer his deviceto students who want to write theirown code for Glass.“The University gave us thismoney, and I feel like we need togive it back,” he said.Panuganti plans on taking theGlass to schools and hospitals, hold-ing campus outreach events and working with student developers tocome up with and code applications.Nutrition doctoral student Amy Roberts , the third winner of the con-test, said she is using the Glass to cre-ate a startup company called Healthy Bytes, which aims to develop a Glassapplication that would create customdiet recommendations for users. She won the contest by entering photo-graphs of her proposed project.The device also has potential foreducational use, Panuganti said.She said she hopes to develop a Glass application for deaf studentsthat would turn verbal lectures into written ones. She said she wantsto create a tool that would allow  words to appear in the student’s eyeas their professor writes on a class board or presents PowerPoints.Panuganti said Glass has thecapability to allow a professor to usehands-free capabilities to film anexperiment or demonstration fromhis or her perspective and broadcastit to a large lecture hall.Lung said Glass has the ability to bring people closer together, unlikesmartphones, which he said havecaused communication to gravitateto impersonal texts.Lung said developers could seek him out and use the Glass to test outcodes.Google Glass, which looks likemini eyeglases when worn, hascaused its student owners to be thesubject of stares.Panuganti said she avoids wear-ing the glasses in public because of the attention.“Right when we walked out, there were hordes of people surrounding us.It felt like being a celebrity,” she said.Roberts said she wears hers inpublic but is particular about thelocation.“Just never wear it in WholeFoods, you’ll be stopped every twofeet,” she said.
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Coach Larry Fedora isn’thappy with the progressof the Tar Heel offense.
Google Glass gets early introduction at UNC
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Pranati Panuganti, a sophomore biology major, sports her Google Glass.
Three students won theopportunity to developuses for the technology.

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