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The Daily Tar Heel for February 17, 2012

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 years through annual fundrais-ing.“We certainly are workinghard to do better than last year,”Ragland said.“The economy seems to bepicking up a bit, so hopefully that’s a good sign.”Officials rolled out what they hoped would be UNC’s largest-ever fundraising effort in 2008, but canceled it in early 2009after the global economic crisis began.But as the economic outlookimproves, public universitieshave set out to raise money onceagain. Well the Yankees aren’t comingto Boshamer Stadium this year, buttoday at 3 p.m. the Musketeers of  Xavier will kick off the 2012 seasonagainst the Heels.Due to the threat of rain onSunday, the two teams will play adoubleheader Friday and the seriesfinale Saturday at 1 p.m. Xavier finished last season 30-27and 14-10 in the Atlantic 10, a record
Serving UNC students and the University community since 1893
Friday, February 17, 2012Volume 119, Issue 155
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 Tar Heel pitcher Kent Emanuel will take the mound today in North Carolina’s season opener against Xavier. Emanuel, a sophomore, ended his freshman season with a 9-1 record and a team-leading 2.33 ERA.
By Brandon Moree
Assistant Sports Editor
 After a long winter of battingpractice, weight lifting and intra-squad scrimmages, opening day isfinally here, and the No. 3 NorthCarolina baseball team is itching totake the field against new competi-tion.“All our guys want to do right nowis see somebody else,” coach MikeFox said. “I mean, the New York Yankees could roll in here, and it would be better than scrimmagingagainst each other. They’re tired of that.”
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By Michael Lananna
Assistant Sports Editor
Kent Emanuel may have beenrecruited out of Georgia, but his very first strike came off a moundin Illinois.The pitcher spent his youthricocheting between the two states,heading south from Chicago because of his father’s work, thenreturning north again to be closerto his extended family.That second stint in Chicagoultimately lasted one summer, buthis time there proved significant.It was then that an elementary-school-aged Emanuel steppedon a pitcher’s mound for the firsttime.“They start kid-pitch a yearearlier in Chicago than they do inGeorgia … and I remember goingout there and I had no clue what was going on,” Emanuel said. “I was just trying to throw a strike.Today, it’ll be easy to see justhow far the lefthander has come. As North Carolina opens itsseason against Xavier, Emanuel will step on the Boshamer Stadiummound as the Tar Heel ace.And unlike that day in Illinois,a strike shouldn’t be too hard tocome by.
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On June 20, 2011, Emanuelallowed his team to breathe a littleeasier.It was game two of the College World Series, and the Tar Heelshad their backs pressed firmly against the wall after losing to Vanderbilt two days earlier.Then Emanuel took the mound.He chewed through the TexasLonghorns’ lineup, facing just one batter more than the minimum ashe blanked his opponent for nineinnings. With that last start, he put a bow on what had already been anincomparable freshman season.“Kent was more game ready than any freshman I’ve ever comeacross,” senior catcher JacobStallings said. “He knows he’sgood, and he’s got a lot of confi-dence, and he just goes out thereand competes.”Emanuel’s first collegiate start was a five-inning, two-run affair —not spectacular, but serviceable.His second start was an eight-inning, nine-strikeout gem.His third start: six innings of shutout baseball.By the end of the season,Emanuel put up a 9-1 record,a team-leading 2.33 ERA andfanned 89 batters in 104.1 inningsof work.For a pitcher just getting his feet wet at the collegiate level, there was virtually no learning curve.“He was very well coached inhigh school,” coach Mike Fox said.
Baseball team beginsseason against Xavier
UNC to launch fundraising campaign
By Nicole Comparato
Assistant University Editor
 With declining state sup-port and another year of budgetcuts looming, administratorshave begun planning for theUniversity’s largest fundraisingcampaign ever.The University will roll out theproject within the next two anda half years, aiming to generatemore than $2.38 billion dollarsduring a span of eight years, said
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University-wide gift revenue
In 2011, gifts, private grants and investment income provided 17.4 percent of the University’srevenue. University Advancement ocials hope to bring in more than $277 million in 2012.
Private gifts byarea for 2011
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doubleheader starts 3 p.m.today, series finale 1 p.m. Saturday
Boshamer Stadium
Follow @DTHSports forupdates from the games
UNC ace to take mound as starter
Matt Kupec, vice chancellor forUniversity advancement.In the meantime, UNC offi-cials will emphasize the impor-tance of fundraising for scholar-ships and professorships, whichhave been particularly vulnerableduring the economic downturn,to potential donors, Kupec said.“Clearly as we look at tuitionand aid, we’re taking a refreshedlook at the way we do fundrais-ing,” he said.Kupec said officials will targetalumni, local UNC supporters,foundations and corporationsfor gift donations during theinvolved planning process.“Going out and asking some-one for a major gift doesn’t justhappen overnight,” he said. “It’sa process that takes time, clearly one that we’ve done well before.”Officials are hoping the effort will exceed the $2.38 billionraised in the Carolina First cam-paign that started in 1999 andended in 2007.“It was one of the most suc-cessful campaigns ever in highereducation in America,” he said.The University’s first majorcampaign, Carolina Challenge,launched in the late 1970s andraised $35 million, Director of Development CommunicationsScott Ragland said in an email.UNC has also brought in atleast $2.6 million consistently each year during the past five
Times are tough, we understand yougotta stay on that hustle to get your weed fix.If that involves turning your life into GrandTheft Auto, so be it. Just make sure if you’restealing the weed, it is in fact weed.Because one Florida teen tried to do that andended up stealing his neighbor’s tomato plantinstead. Maybe he had the munchies?
“We reject the idea of the safety net becoming a hammock. … The Democraticappetite for ever-increasing redistributionary handouts is in fact the most insidious form of slavery remaining in the world today.— U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla.To be clear: West is calling poor peopleslaves here. West is also black. You go, GOP.
ow was your Valentine’s Day, readers? We hope it was lled with lots of love, or at least lots of candy from Target. This woman, on the other had, was not so lucky. An 18-year-old Swedish woman has been charged with ha-rassment after she taped pictures of her ex-boyfriend’s junk all over lamppostsaround his home. The woman and her boo, 24, had been a blissful couple until he abruptly left her for a 23-year-old hussy.The pictures were accompanied with comments about the guy’s small size,and additional photos of the other woman’s cleavage. She then proceeded to throw eggs at the dude’s car.In possibly related news, keep it in your pants, fellas.
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Someone disturbed the peaceat 509 Whitaker St. at 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, according to ChapelHill police reports.The person yelled at peopleand attempted to get into a fight,reports state.Someone resisted arrest, tres-passed and refused to leave at 100 W. Franklin St. at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, according to ChapelHill police reports.The person refused to leaveQdoba, reports state.Someone willfully vandalizedproperty at Caldwell Street andChurch Street between 5 p.m.Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday,according to Chapel Hill policereports.Construction equipment was vandalized, reports state. According to reports, damage to the equipment was valued at $225in total, according to reports.Someone communicated threats and disturbed the peace at4:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone threatened to assaultanother person in a parking lot,reports state.Someone shoplifted, commu-nicated threats and trespassed at a grocery store at 1720 FordhamBlvd. at about 7 p.m. Wednesday,according to Chapel Hill policereports.Someone removed items fromFood Lion grocery store, threat-ened employees and trespassed,reports state. According to reports, a steak  valued at $35 was stolen.Someone was sleeping in the lobby of Bank of America at 137 E.Franklin St. at about 11:01 p.m. Wednesday, according to ChapelHill police reports.Someone reported a possiblephone scam to Carrboro PoliceDepartment between 1:30 p.m.and 1:40 p.m. Monday at 506 N.Greensboro St., reports state.
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Friday, February 17, 2012
The Daily Tar Heel
ophomore political science major Ben Elling, dressedas George Washington, performs in a flash mob pro-duction of “Amendment One: The Musical” Thursday afternoon in the Pit to encourage people to vote againstN.C. Amendment One this upcoming May.
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In Tuesday’s page 8 article “Pelissier brings a big-picture mindset,” former Chamber of Commerce chair-man Marc Pons’ name is misspelled due to an error in a Chamber of Commerce press release. The Daily TarHeel apologizes for this error.
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publishers. It’s our job to know who the ideal publishers are forthe given book and, within thosepublishers, who the ideal editorsare for it. We send it out, and if all goes well, we handle the nego-tiations on behalf of the authors.
 What do you look for in writing submissions?
I am looking for some-thing that makes me really excit-ed. It is hard to articulate. It’sreally a feeling. You just knowthat you’re the right reader forsomething. You know that some- body is really, truly talented.
How has the publishingindustry been affected in recent years with the rise of self-pub-lishing and e-books?
Publishing is a business based on not just acquiring books and publicizing them, but also on distributing themaround the country. Withe-books, that entire distributionpart of the equation is removed.That affects the revenue thatcomes in, and that affects howmuch is charged to the customerand how much is paid to theauthor. We as agents have had tolearn to navigate.There will always be a place
 Literary agent Chris Parris- Lamb spends his time searching  for the next best-selling author. He unearthed a gem last year with Chad Harbach’s novel “The Art of Fielding.”  Parris-Lamb and Harbachwill speak at UNC today in “The Art of Publishing” — a moderated discussion followed by a questionand answer session.“The Art of Fielding” is Harbach’s first novel. It takes place in a small college town and  follows the lives and fates of abaseball star and those around him. The novel has received high praise, including recognition byThe New York Times as one of thebest books of 2011. Staff writer Mary Stevensspoke with Parris-Lamb — a Morehead-Cain Scholar who graduated from UNC in 2004 —about his role in the publishing industry and advice that he has procured during his time as aliterary agent for the Manhattan-based Gernert Company.
 What are yourmain job responsibilities as aliterary agent?
Literary agents look for authors that they  want to represent, either out of themany, many authors that contactthem and want to send them their work for review, or writers thatthey see writing and publishing inmagazines, journals or online.Once we take the writer on, we get the book or proposal intoshape — polish it up to send to
By Colleen Ni
Staff Writer
 While traveling the world withher husband — prominent fashiondesigner Bert Geiger — LorraineGeiger carried a sketchbook filled with drawings of people whoseclothing caught her eye. And when the couple moved toChapel Hill in the ‘90s, LorraineGeiger continued to fill the pagesof the book — which grew to 300sketches — with depictions of colorful people she encountered.“Sometimes she followedpeople, if she thought they wereinteresting,” said Clare Bauer,Lorraine Geiger’s daughter.Though she passed away in2006, Bert Geiger said he is pub-lishing his late wife’s sketchbook,“Fashion, Fads and Fantasies,”in the coming months. It will beavailable on Amazon.This week was Fashion Weekin New York — and in weeks likethese, the Geigers would holdexhibitions for retailers such asTalbots and Bloomingdale’s intheir workshop in New York.In her life, Lorraine Geigershowed an objective interest inpeople and a fearless approach tofashion. In the book’s introduc-tion, Lorraine Geiger wrote thatin an era where designers werestruggling for new ideas, youngpeople became fashion leaders.“In their rebellion against thestatus quo, the young createdtheir own fashions,” she wrote.“Young girls favored skimpy  bustier tops or midriff-revealinghalters. Cleavage was back andunderwear was often seen as out-erwear,” she continued.Clunky Doc Martens, see-through baby-doll dresses, velvet berets, black top hats and goldsuits are just some of the eclecticpieces found in her work.“Being around high fashion was a dream for her,” Bauer said.“Every home she lived in was a work of art. She just wanted tocreate beauty.”Bauer said when her mother was young, her family would runaway from creditors, which ham-pered her schooling. As a result,she turned to drawing.“She would try to be discreetabout it and probably most peopledidn’t know they were sketched.”Despite her upbringing,Lorraine Geiger went on to attendParson’s School of Design and theNew York School of Fine Arts and Applied Design, pursuing a pro-fessional career until she married. After her marriage, she helpedto design the fabrics her husbandused and continued sketchingand painting.Bert Geiger said she wantedpeople in the future to see whatpeople wore in this century as if they were walking in the street.“Everything, down to the but-ton holes or the shoelaces wereaccurate,” he said.Bauer described her mother asindependent and passionate.“One time she said, ‘I’m goingover to Paris and I’m going topaint for a month,’ and she did.”Two decades later, many of thefashions Lorraine observed inthe ‘90s can still be seen aroundcampus or on the streets of Carrboro or Chapel Hill. Ariel Wyman, a senior studio artand global studies major, describeda girl studying in the Weaver StreetMarket cafe in one of Lorraine’ssketches as a “hipster of the ‘90s.”“People still go to WeaverStreet to show off their fashion.”
Contact the City Editor at city@dailytarheel.com.
By Edward Pickup
Staff Writer
For UNC’s Dance Marathonstaff, the days preceding today’s24-hour storm of dancing, cheer-ing and standing have been any-thing but calm.The event, which will see morethan 2,000 fundraising partici-pants stand for 24 hours to raisemoney for the N.C. Children’sHospital, requires extensivepreparation, organizers said.“The preparation is crazy,”said Brittany Smith, a member of Dance Marathon’s publicity com-mittee. “All the committee mem- bers will be in the gym at somepoint tonight setting up — it’s ahuge effort.”The day-long event will featurelive music along with videos pro-duced by the Dance Marathonstaff.More than 300 DanceMarathon committee membersspent Thursday night puttingup about 600 banners in FetzerGym. Along with posters, the gym will be fitted with a stage andsound equipment by CarolinaUnion production services.Olivia Barrow, DanceMarathon’s publicity chairwom-an, said the marathon charity event — which will start at 7:30p.m. tonight — is the culmina-tion of months of planning andfundraising.“As a group, we have been working out all the detailedlogistics of moving thousands of people around,” she said. “It’ll bea really awesome celebration of all the work that we’ve done all year long.”Organizers said expectationsare high for the event with arecord number of dancers signedup. About 270 volunteers willalso help run the marathon.“We usually have about 1,500dancers, and this year we haveover 2,000,” Smith said.“I think that’s definitely goingto increase the amount of money  we get to send over to the chil-dren’s hospital.”Dance Marathon takes theevent’s set-up costs out of themoney that it raises for the chil-dren’s hospital, Barrow said,although this year the cost has been eased by private donations.“The posters were all donated by committee members, and this year the duct tape was donated, which was amazing,” she said.“We have been blessed and havehad a lot of things donated that we usually don’t get.”Committee membersexpressed optimism that this year’s event might beat last year’srecord $436,709.61 raised.But Gracie Beard, overall coor-dinator for Dance Marathon, saidthe organization set no fundrais-ing target, preferring to focus onthe impact it has at the hospital.“Although we do our best toraise as much money as possible, we don’t really set a goal because we focus on what is going on inthe hospital,” she said.
Contact the University Editor at university@dailytarheel.com.
Friday, February 17, 2012
The Daily Tar Heel
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Dance Marathon committees collaborate to set up and hang signs Thursday night before the event starts this evening.
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Courtesy of Chris Parris-lamb
UNC alumnus and Morehead-Cain Scholar Chris Parris-Lamb will speak about the publishing industry and his job as a literary agent today.
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By Meredith Hamrick
Staff Writer
 When it comes to choosingtheir representatives in studentgovernment, UNC students liketo think outside the box.In Tuesday’s campus elec-tions, students had the optionto write in names if they didnot wish to vote for candidateslisted on the ballot.“I don’t know who JoeChapman is, but his beard gotquite a few write-ins, which Ithink is a mystery,” said ShruthiSundaram, chairwoman of theBoard of Elections.Chapman is diversions editorof The Daily Tar Heel. Write-ins for StudentCongress seats included “Bond,James Bond,” “Fried Chicken ’n’Kool-Aid” and Barney Stinson, acharacter on the sitcom “How IMet Your Mother.”The recently deceased Whitney Houston and Amy  Winehouse appeared as sugges-tions for senior class president.District 7, designated foroff-campus, non-Greek under-graduates, had the most write-ins. Ten Student Congress
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Student body president election write-ins
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By Sarah Brown
Staff Writer
Jen Jones continued her 322-mile cam-paign against N.C. Amendment One onThursday, leading students and local poli-ticians in a flash mob through campus.Members of the UNC Coalition Against Amendment One kicked off the all-day rally against the state’s proposed gay mar-riage ban in the Pit, encouraging studentsto participate in the “Vote Against” photo-shoot and to register to vote.Since Jan. 27, Jones has logged morethan 100 miles and visited 15 cities as partof the Race to the Ballot initiative.Jones, communications director forthe Coalition to Protect North CarolinaFamilies, and her team hope to mobilizeN.C. voters against a same-sex referendumon the May primary ballot. Jones estimatedthe campaign has registered more than2,000 voters, most of them college students.Jones said early voting beginning April19 will be important because most stu-dents will have left campus before the May 8 primary. Students will also be able to vote at a new early voting site on the sec-ond floor of Rams Head Dining Hall. At noon, Jones, followed by ChapelHill Town Council member Penny Richand about 20 students, raced from SouthBuilding to the Pit and was greeted by alarge cheering crowd, including ChapelHill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt. A performance of UNC sophomoreRachel Kaplan’s “N.C. Amendment One:The Musical,” inspired by the Prop 8 musicalin California, followed the runners’ entrance.The California State Legislature passeda similar amendment in 2008. It wasruled unconstitutional by a federal appealscourt last week.“I hope it helps provide some clarifi-cation as to what the amendment truly means,” Kaplan said about her musical.Many opposed to the amendment believe recruiting student voters will swingthe vote in their favor. Jones said she’s been amazed by student support.“This is the first time I’ve seen 18- to24-year-old students taking the lead in amovement to push back overreaching leg-islation,” she said.But a January poll conducted by PublicPolicy Polling, a left-leaning think tank inRaleigh, reported that Amendment One hassupport among a majority of voters in thestate with 56 percent favoring it. While more Democrats are expectedto vote in the primary following Gov. Bev Perdue’s decision not to seek re-election,46 percent of Democrats in the poll saidthey would vote for the amendment, com-pared to 44 percent against.N.C. Rep. Paul Stam, R-Wake, said ina statement that he supports the amend-ment because heterosexual marriage needsto be protected from activist judges.“There is a real threat to the institutionof marriage,” he said. “(Courts are) usingthe state constitution to reverse the very pro-marriage policies that were in effect when the state constitution was adopted.”N.C. Sen. Ellie Kinnaird, D-Orange,said the difference will be made by vot-ers in the middle, a group more likely tounderstand the amendment’s downfalls.“That’s where it’s decided, not in thosepassionate groups that already have theirminds made up.”
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Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Jen Jones and Town Council member Penny Rich, left to right, wait in the Pit for the Amendment One musical.
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