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wednesday, october 27, 2010

Morrison given green honor Wrong


Wins national competition records
by Jack Partain
staff writer
UNC is months away from taking on N.C. State
revealed
in audit
University inside the Dean Dome. But on the asphalt
court outside Morrison Residence Hall on Tuesday,
it was OK to be a loser.
Facing an elaborate stage featuring plasma screen
televisions, the crowd of more than 100 cheered as
Bob Harper of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” announced
via video that the south campus dormitory had lost Education school
the largest percentage of energy consumption in
the Environmental Protection Agency’s inaugural makes adjustments
Energy Star National Building Competition.
The residence hall triumphed against 13 finalists by Claire McNeill
including hotels, shopping malls and an N.C. State staff writer
University dormitory. Some employees in the School of
“This is one of the very few times that I can say Education are still reeling from the
that I’m really happy to be a bigger loser than N.C. effects of an audit that revealed thou-
State’s Wolfpack,” said Executive Vice Chancellor sands of wrongly reported leave hours.
and Provost Bruce Carney, to a laughing crowd. The audit began in November 2009
“This is something that needs to be a part of our at the request of the UNC Department
future and a part of our culture,” he added, noting the of Human Resources. By its February
University’s need to continue sustainability efforts. completion, the audit revealed sub-
In addition to winning the competition, the resi- stantial over- and understatements of
dence hall received an Energy Star rating by the EPA, leave balances — some by as many as
placing it in the company of 58 dorms nationwide. 200 hours — that mostly stemmed from
The EPA gives the Energy Star ratings to buildings years of inaccurate record-keeping.
that score in the top 25 percent nationally, according The University now is correcting
to its energy guidelines. The EPA says those build- leave hour records to make up for the
ings generally cost 50 cents less per square foot to discrepancies and auditing the elec-
operate than the average building. tronic system that replaced the human
Morrison cut energy consumption by 36 percent in system responsible for the errors.
a year, preventing 733 metric tons of greenhouse gas Leave was either improperly added
emissions and cutting $250,000 in energy bills. or incorrectly entered where it had not
Chris Martin, director of energy management for been taken or earned, said University
UNC, spearheaded the Watt-Busters, the team that spokesman Mike McFarland. A few
transformed Morrison into an energy-saver. errors also came from inaccurate year-
He said the team focused on four points: a heat- to-year balance updates.
ing and cooling system tune-up, a solar-powered McFarland said the total value of leave
water heating system, lighting upgrades and an time taken but not counted was worth
awareness campaign. about $63,000, and the total value of
“What we’ve done here is learn a lot that we can time understated was about $75,000.
apply as we move through the rest of campus,” he The University attempted to correct
said, upon accepting the award. the errors by adding to or reducing leave
Martin said energy consumption improvements balances of the employees. In some
were made in more than 100 campus buildings for cases, former employees were billed for
a total savings of $3.9 million last year alone, but he overstated hours.
doesn’t plan on stopping there. The balances were changed to reflect
By the end of the year, Martin expects to have their correct values. In some cases, leave
made improvements on all UNC buildings. balances were altered significantly.
“The average cost for improvements was $7,000 A state law says overpayments to
for each building and the average annual savings employees must be taken back.
was over $33,000 for each building, which equates Patty Rooney, office manager of
to a savings of about two and a half months of energy LEARN NC, worked with the School of
bills per building.”
Morrison’s solar panels cost $186,000, financed See audit, Page 5
by a student fee and a grant from the state’s energy
office. The dorm opened in 2007 after renovations.
Martin stressed that continued success would be
BY THE NUMBERS
largely dependent on the University community.

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“This work is like planting grass. We have to
remain diligent and keep mowing the grass to keep
the efficiencies we’ve achieved,” he said.
Stephanie Tolar, a freshman environmental sci-
ence and math double major and Morrison resident, Number of employee records
works with the Renewable Energy Special Projects overstating leave hours

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Committee. The committee was created by a student
referendum in 2003 and manages a fund created by
a $4 per semester student fee. It funded the Morrison
project and other campus green initiatives.
She said working to make Morrison more envi- dth/sofia morales Number of employee records
ronmentally friendly was a collaborative effort. Chris Martin, director of UNC energy management, accepts a present for members of Watt-Busters, a group of UNC understating leave hours

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“It’s a very big thing around the dorm, there are students participating in an energy-saving competition. Morrison Residence Hall won a national efficiency contest.
signs and flyers up everywhere,” she said. “Everyone
wants to do their part.”
“This is something that needs to be a part of our future and
Contact the University Editor Number of employee records
at udesk@unc.edu. a part of our culture." Bruce CArney, executive vice chancellor and provost incorrect by more than 100 hours

Standard state aid proposed Congress changes election policy


SBP signature didate from $250. Over the past few weeks, Student
Tuition not a consideration than they have in the past. Student Congress members had Congress has discussed and amend-
“Because this proposal does not recognize dif-
ferences in tuition, it tends to favor campuses with minimum raised cited the cost of a runoff election as
a motivation for the bill, but said
ed the bill many times, often tabling
it for further discussion.
by elise young lower tuition rather than those with higher tuition,” Tuesday that an increase in fund- Several members voted to limit
staff writer said Steve Brooks, executive director of the N.C. State by Brooke Hefner ing would be permissible with a debate over the bill on Tuesday.
If a recommendation for simplifying the state’s Education Assistance Authority. staff writer smaller candidate pool. Rules and judiciary commit-
financial-aid system is followed, students from simi- He estimated that students at the five most expen- If a bill passed Tuesday by the Student Body President Hogan tee chairman Zach De La Rosa
lar economic circumstances in the UNC system would sive UNC-system universities — UNC-CH, N.C. State Student Congress is approved, the Medlin, who has voiced opposition responded to the continuous
be receiving the same amount of aid, regardless of the University, UNC School of the Arts, UNC-Greensboro field for the February student body to the changes, has 10 days to sign debate over parts of the bill by stat-
tuition costs they pay. and UNC-Charlotte — would lose the most state aid, president election will be smaller the bill into Student Code or veto ing that no one can get everything
At the request of the UNC and N.C. community col- while students at the other 11 universities would — but each of the candidates’ pock- it. Medlin, who has yet to veto a they want in the bill.
lege systems’ presidents, a work group comprised of state mostly gain state aid. ets will be deeper. bill, could not be reached for com- De La Rosa had initially pro-
education officials studied simplifying the financial-aid But UNC-CH said it is committed to making By a nearly unanimous vote, the ment. posed that the signature require-
system and recommended standardizing a formula for up student loss in state aid, even as the University proposed amendment to Title VI, The bill states that Title VI is ment be raised to 1,400.
calculating aid awards for students and consolidating addresses budget cuts. the student government general difficult to interpret, lacks organi- “This bill fixes everything that
three sources of state financial aid into one. The recommendation includes creating a pay- election laws, passed after being zational sense, does not facilitate is egregiously wrong in Title VI,”
The proposed formula is the same as the federal ment schedule, which would establish a set rate of aid proposed earlier this month. proper candidate or campaign Speaker Pro Tempore Alex Mills
formula, which calculates expected family contribu- awards based on expected family contribution. There The bill would result in a ease and has an inefficient system said. “Let’s end the debate, vote
tion without taking into account cost of tuition. would be one set rate for all UNC-system students and 250-signature increase to the min- of punishment for violations of to pass this bill as it stands and
If legislators decide the recommendation should an adjusted rate for community college students. imum of 1,000 unique signatures campaign laws. move on to side issues in separate
be implemented, the public education systems would N.C. Sen. Eddie Goodall, R-Mecklenburg, said required for student body presi- The revision of Title VI is part bills.”
receive the same amount of money from the state that he is worried about how students who are currently dent candidates to be confirmed. of the rules and judiciary commit- Other amendments included
they currently receive. It would also increase campaign tee’s goal to clarify and reform the
But students could receive different amounts of aid See scholarships, Page 5 funding by $50, to $300 per can- Student Code. See congress, Page 5

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OCT. 27, 1989 … BIKING BADGES A VOTE TO ROCK You’re hot then
The Board of Trustees Enforcing the law on In an effort to win the you’re cold.
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approved the construction of two wheels allows support of the UNC
the Student Recreation Center officer Jason Bellavance Greek community, Thursday’s weather
next to Fetzer Gymnasium. to escape the confines political candidates You’re yes then
Construction began in August of the cop car and to see spoke at the Rock the you’re no.
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1991 and finished in 1993. Chapel Hill in a new way. Vote cookout Tuesday.
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The Daily Tar Heel Top News wednesday, october 27, 2010 3

Art students get new venue Wilson


correction
Due to a reporting error,
Tuesday’s page five story “Holocaust
survivor gives face to the past”

drama
incorrectly stated the date of Irving
Roth’s liberation from Auschwitz.
The liberation happened April 11, Display will be in former museum she hopes to use the space as much
as possible during the gap through
with the Chapel Hill Museum sev-
eral years ago when he attended
1945. means like a panel discussion on one of its “friend-raisers.”

debuts
The Daily Tar Heel apologizes by Katherine Burton and poetic to have an art show to art or a local music celebration. “I know there are a lot of people
for the error. staff writer respond to the building it is in,” she “I really want to organize events in town that feel the same way as
With the loss of the Chapel Hill said. “It makes sense conceptually.” to bring people in, not just the the volunteers at the museum did,”
Sports BRIEFS Museum went exhibits that illus- “Local Histories: The Ground opening event,” Slavick said. Rich said.

today
trate the history of the area. But a We Walk On” will feature art rang- Chapel Hill spokeswoman “We feel like the history is a
Senior cornerback Kendric different kind of display will soon ing from paintings to visual and Catherine Lazorko said though the form of art as well. More visual art
Burney cleared for Saturday fill the space. audio performances. art department will have the space is fine, but we filled a niche that is
In hopes to revitalize the UNC students will work with for now, the building’s future is stillnow gone.”
North Carolina senior corner- museum’s previous building at Slavick to curate the exhibit and sit being determined. Slavick hopes a contemporary
back Kendric Burney was cleared 523 E. Franklin Street, the UNC in while she and her co-organizer, “We continue to get a lot of twist on the intention of the Chapel
to play in Saturday’s homecoming Department of Art is planning an
game against William & Mary. exhibit to feature artists, half of
UNC assistant art professor Carol
Magee, review the work of poten-
exciting proposals,” she said. “We’re
open to the public getting involved
Hill’s museum will make the hesi-
tant come around.
Landmark show
Burney missed the first seven whom are from North Carolina.
games of the season while his eli- The town will lease the building
tial artists for the exhibit.
Artists should submit their work
and providing some stimulating
suggestions.”
“We are inspired by the local
history all over the world and how
long-awaited
gibility was being determined by to the department at no cost. to Slavick by Dec.1 and have what And though town leaders are people engage and explore the idea
the NCAA. The NCAA ruled on UNC art professor Elin Slavick,
by Julie cooper
they want displayed ready for the optimistic about the transition, from art,” she said. “We have a great staff writer
Burney, suspending him from the the exhibit’s curator, said she hopes show’s premier in late January. some are sad to see the building’s opportunity here.”
season’s first six games for viola- to keep history alive despite the PlayMakers Repertory Company
The show will end in April, but original purpose — history — go. has been lacking one thing in its rich
tions of NCAA agent benefits and museum’s closing. the art department is guaranteed Stephen Rich, the museum’s Contact the City Editor 35-year history — a production of an
preferential treatment rules. “It makes it very powerful the space until July. Slavick said former treasurer, became involved at citydesk@unc.edu. August Wilson play.
Burney was set to make his
debut against Miami, but UNC Tonight, the company will pre-
held out the Jacksonville native miere “Fences,” its first work by the
while it worked with the NCAA celebrated American playwright.
to determine Burney’s eligibility The play follows a black family
status. as they struggle to overcome failed
Burney was tied as the team’s dreams and racial prejudices in
fourth-leading tackler last season 1950s Pittsburgh.
and caught five interceptions, the Female lead Kathryn Hunter-
second most on the team. Williams, a professor in the
Department of Dramatic Art, said
that she is thrilled about the play’s
Campus BRIEFS premiere on the Paul Green Stage.
UNC scientists to try to fight “It’s beautifully crafted,” said
cancer deaths in minorities Hunter-Williams, the only resi-
dent PlayMakers actor in the pro-
Researchers from the UNC duction.
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer “The language of the characters,
Center and the Gillings School of the family dynamics and the family
Global Public Health have received portrait that is drawn is so rich and
a five-year, $3.9 million grant to full of life.”
fight disparities in cancer deaths “Fences” centers on the charac-
between blacks and whites in 13 ter of Troy, a former Negro League
North Carolina counties, including Baseball player who was unable to
Chatham, Alamance and Orange. move up to the major leagues due
The project will seek to educate to the racist climate of his time.
communities about cancer and the The play presents him as a bitter
programs and treatments available man who works for the sanitation
to them. department to support his wife and
Blacks in North Carolina die son.
from prostate cancer 47 percent The plot follows Troy as he proj-
more frequently than whites, and ects his feelings of inadequacy onto
from colon and breast cancer 15 his 17-year-old son who, like his
percent and 20 percent more often, father, shows considerable athletic
respectively. promise.
Seasoned TV and stage actor
Study says infertility tests Charlie Robinson will play Troy — a
can frequently be incorrect role that he said is close to his heart.
“Every time I play this role I grow
Researchers, including two from as a person and also as an actor,”
the UNC School of Medicine, have Robinson said. “I learn so much
found that the methods used to about myself through doing it.”
assess infertility in at-home tests dth/Mary Koenig The complex family relation-
are possibly not the best methods Bicycle officers Jason Bellavance (left) and Chris King are two of nine officers on bicycles that work in the downtown area of Chapel Hill. ships and powerful dialogue pres-
to be used. Many tests have shown ent considerable challenges for the

PEDAL PATROL
to cut off prematurely, leading actors.
women who are actually fertile to But Robinson — best known for
be labelled otherwise by the test. his role as Mac on NBC’s “Night
Court” — welcomes the unpredict-
UNC ranks second nationally ability of Wilson’s work, and said
in faculty receiving Fulbright Town bicycle o∞cer enjoys the outdoors “With sirens … people that this spontaneity makes the
play exhilarating for audiences.
With six fac ulty awarded know you’re coming. “One second you’re laughing and
by Nora Chan were not allowed to go, figure out what was one second you’re crying,” he said.
Fulbright Scholarships for 2010-11,
UNC is tied for second among top
staff writer always going on,” said Bellavance, who has The bicycle is more of a “The rhythms in his work are
When he aspired to work in criminal jus- always aspired to be a police officer. so bluesy and it’s just like listening
research universities behind only
tice, officer Jason Bellavance never expected Bellavance worked on regular patrol for stealth mode in arriving.” to improvisations in jazz or blues,
the University of Illinois at Urbana-
he would enforce the law on two wheels. about three years before applying for the because you never know what’s
Champaign, which has eight.
“It’s fun because it’s kind of like getting downtown unit. The 29-year-old has been Jason bellavance, bicycle officer going to happen.”
The grant allows faculty to
paid to work out,” said Bellavance, who a self-proclaimed “bike cop” for about four PlayMaker’s Artistic Production
conduct research internationally.
works as a bicycle officer for the Chapel years. walk them,” he said. Director Joseph Haj said that the
About 800 researchers from the
Hill Police Department. “I like being out- “He’s very proactive on his bike,” said offi- Bellavance, who often works from 3:30 introduction of August Wilson to
U.S. will travel to 140 different
side. I don’t like being confined to a car all cer Chris King, who sometimes patrols on a p.m. to 3:30 a.m., said some of his most UNC is long overdue.
countries next year.
day long.” bicycle. “He rides more than anybody in the memorable experiences involve intoxicated “I’ve been here since 2006 and
UNC tied with the University of
Bellavance is one of nine officers on unit, by choice.” people. the idea of getting an August Wilson
Florida, Washington University in
bicycles that patrol the downtown area. He Officers on bicycles patrol what Lt. “You get some bicycle people leaving play into our season has been part of
St. Louis and George Washington
said talking to people, even if they’re not in Donald Bradley called the “central busi- the bars and weaving in and out of traffic,” a conversation every year since I’ve
University with six award recipi-
trouble, is a big part of his job. ness district” between Columbia Street and Bellavance said. “(One) ended up crashing been here,” Haj said.
ents.
“A lot of times when you’re in your car, Graham Street. their bike. This year, that conversation paid
you only get to get out and talk to people Bradley said the main benefit of using “They were heavily intoxicated, and they off. The company decided to bring
City BRIEFS when something’s wrong,” Bellavance said. bicycles is officers can get to places more ended up getting a DWI on the bicycle.” in the necessary guest artists to pull
“You don’t get to talk to people in normal, quickly than on foot and can get through And despite the alcohol-related crimes off the production, Haj said.
‘Repeat Robber’ of banks everyday conversations. traffic and alleys. Bicycles are also quieter inherent to a college town, Bellavance said “It’s thrilling,” Haj said. “They’re
arrested Monday in Durham “Down here you’re just walking up and than squad cars. he enjoys working in Chapel Hill. an unbelievably gifted company of
down the streets, or you’re on the bicycle. “With sirens and alarms, people know “People are friendly,” he said. “I like how actors. I’ve loved watching this play
The man dubbed the “Repeat You get to wave at people.” you’re coming,” Bradley said. “The bicycle is every year a different group of people leave grow.”
Robber” of banks by the FBI was After graduating from East Carolina more of a stealth mode in arriving.” … so you don’t see the same people all the Previously, PlayMakers did not
arrested Monday and charged with University with a degree in criminal justice, But the benefits of police bicycles do come time. host enough black resident actors
five counts of common law rob- Bellavance attended a police academy in with some drawbacks. “I like the kind of colors you get.” to capture the demographic of
bery, according to a Raleigh Police Greenville. He got his first job as an officer Bellavance said he has to call for an offi- Wilson’s works, much of which
Department news release. in Chapel Hill. cer with a vehicle to arrest people. Contact the City Editor celebrate the black experience.
Raleigh and Durham police “I wanted to go to areas where people “We can’t handcuff them to the bike and at citydesk@unc.edu.
arrested Lee Bennett Pope III, 37, See fences, Page 7
on an outstanding violation war-
rant in a shopping center park-
ing lot in Durham before Raleigh Tuition

BOG to examine peer institutions’ tuitions


detectives assumed custody and
transported him to Raleigh, the
news release states.
According to the Raleigh Police
Department, law enforcement offi-
cials that currently hold cases pos-
sibly related to a pattern of bank
UNC tuition could change as result tuition.”
Alan Mabe, the UNC-system Recommendations for updating tuition policy
senior vice president for academ- Allowing campuses to increase Having different tuition models
robberies have been notified of tuition by a maximum of 10 percent for different campuses.
Pope’s arrest. by Jessica SeaMan benchmarks in setting tuition. ic affairs, said tuition increases
staff writer Board members said they don’t at peer institutions can impact in years when the state appropria- Having similar tuition rates
Visit dailytarheel.com/city for tions are less than 6 percent. The
Fluctuating tuition from UNC- expect to stop using peer insti- tuition increases at UNC-system for similar institutions with same
the full story. current cap is 6.5 percent.
CH’s peer institutions might tutions as examples for setting schools. teaching missions.
soon have a bigger impact on the tuition, but changes to the actual Universities would be able to Reconsider using the bottom
Superintendent Pedersen University. list of institutions is likely. increase tuition in relation to peer Clearly defining the role of stu-
quarter of tuition rates of peer pub- dents in the tuition decision-making
named Administrator of Year The UNC-system Board of UNC-system schools currently institutions and still stay within the lic institutions as benchmarks. process.
Governors will review peer institu- have to keep their tuition within bottom quartile, he said.
Superintendent Neil Pedersen tions for schools in the UNC system the bottom quartile of their peers. “If you have different peers with Giving campuses increased Charging students by credit
was named Administrator of the in the spring, and administrators “The tuition plan point of hav- different tuition that would be a discretion in setting non-resident hours on select, pilot campuses.
Year by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro say this reevaluation might give ing schools being in the lower different measure,” Mabe said. tuition rates.
Association of Educational Office more leeway in increasing tuition. percentile of the peer institutions “The peers are increasing so
Professionals. The board is in the process of is consistent with our goal of keep- that average in the lower quartile of Michigan at Ann Arbor. President-elect Tom Ross is slat-
Pedersen was nominated for his reviewing the Four Year Tuition ing tuition as low as possible,” said is going up, so that is a changing As tuition at those universities ed to take over for Bowles Jan. 1.
commitment to educational office Plan, which was set in place in Charles Mercer, a member of the target that the campuses are com- rises, UNC-CH could have more Mabe said many factors are
professionals during the difficult 2006 by UNC-system President Board of Governors. paring it to.” headroom to increase tuition taken into consideration when
budget years and his participation Erskine Bowles. The plan, which “It is a measuring stick to let you For example, UNC-CH uses while staying within the bottom choosing peer institutions as they
in regular information sessions expires this year, sets guidelines for know that you are keeping it low.” about 16 peer institutions as bench- quartile. set goals for individual universities
called “Ask Dr. Pedersen.” tuition increases in the university Jeff Davies, UNC-system chief of marks to judge various things about The peer institutions were last and measure success.
Pedersen received the award in system. staff, said the system should stay in a university, including faculty sala- reviewed when the Four Year These factors include compa-
1989 when he served as the dis- A recommendation made by the lower quarter. ries, Mabe said. Tuition Plan was put in place, rable university sizes, admission
trict’s assistant superintendent for a tuition task force prompts the “We believe it is an appropriate Some of the University’s current Mabe said. policies and degree programs.
support services. board to discuss whether the UNC benchmark,” Davis said. peer institutions are Duke University, “It seems a good time to do this
system’s peer public institutions “We are not only in the lowest Emory University, University of when a new president is on board,” Contact the State & National
-From staff and wire reports should continue to be used as quarter but second or lowest in California at Berkeley and University Mabe said in an e-mail. Editor at stntdesk@unc.edu.
4 wednesday, october 27, 2010 News The Daily Tar Heel

League gives clothing to kids


by Victoria Stilwell
city editor
Pink is Shelly Smith’s favorite
color.
It’s also the color of the new scarf,
T-shirt and New Balance sneakers
she pulled out of a brown paper
bag more than half her height.
“I like them,” said 7-year-old
Shelly. “This’ll be an outfit.”
Shelly was one of about 75
Central Elementary School stu-
dents to receive her share of
nearly $8,000 in clothes from the
Assistance League Triangle Area’s
Operation School Bell project
Tuesday afternoon.
Volunteers from the league and
Shoe Carnival were on hand to dis-
tribute the bags — filled with items
ranging from underwear to sweat-
shirts — to low-income students. dth/victoria stilwell
“We like to see the kids smile,” Shelly Smith,7, holds up a pink shirt she got from Operation School
said Shelley Stirling, league chair- Bell, a program run by the Assistance League of the Triangle area.
woman of the project. “There is a
huge need.” Vickie Mebane, Central’s fam- ager of Shoe Carnival’s Durham
This is the second year the ily specialist social worker, said location, and two volunteers from dth/helen woolard
league has worked with Central, the children were chosen based on the company’s Cary store were Nilson Ferreira da Silva, Rose Mary Machado and Francisco Cruz de Nascimento have seen American per-
which is the only school in the referrals from teachers and their available to make sure the shoes fit spectives on education through the Brazil Administrator Exchange Program at Chapel Hill High School.
county to benefit from the nation- qualification for the free or reduced and note any size changes.
ally organized program so far,
Stirling said.
“We talked to the superintendent
lunch program.
Students are randomly selected
based on the number of the school’s
Hazlett said Shoe Carnival sells
the pairs of shoes individually at
sale price without tax. The company
Educators learn through exchange
and said, ‘Do you have a school out children the league can serve. has been involved with the national
there that you think might benefit “We usually write their names campaign for about seven years, by Lenzie Purcell The Chapel Hill group arrived in “Although we miss our families,
from our program?’ down and put them in a container and the Durham location has been
staff writer mid-October and is staying at the we know that people who work
“He talked with some of the or something, and we just shake Local principal Jesse Dingle Carolina Inn. The trio uses a transla- for our schools in Brazil have high
helping the area program for the
principals, and he said, ‘We think them up and draw, shake them up didn’t expect to gain “lifelong tor to bypass the language barrier. expectations,” Ferreira da Silva said.
last three or four years, she said.
Central would be a great place to and draw, until we reach the num- friends” when three Brazilian prin- So far they said they have been “We still get to communicate with
“Shoe Carnival’s really big on
start,’ and so that’s why we’re here.” ber that we have,” Mebane said. cipals visited Chapel Hill. surprised by schools without uni- our families through cell phones
community outreach,” said Hazlett,
Stirling said the league, com- “The assistance league is also But through the Brazil forms, and by the segregation of and Skype.”
“so we just try and get together sev-
posed of about 75 volunteers, raised nice enough that if we have some Administrator Exchange Program, students with special needs in alter- In addition to visiting primary
eral projects that are community-
as much as $70,000 to buy new left over that are really in need, the Chapel Hill High School princi- native public education schools. and secondary schools, Dingle
bound.”
clothes for 10 schools in Durham, they would give us extras.” pal said he gained much more than To be selected, administrators accompanied the educators to local
Shoe Carnival volunteer Ricky
Wake and Orange counties. Jennifer Diaz, 6, tried on her administrative knowledge. had to prove their schools were churches and the N.C. State Fair.
Ziegelmeyer said he got involved
The league has a thrift shop in pair of sneakers before she left the “Having them here has been among Brazil’s best, Machado said. Next August, Dingle will travel
after Hazlett approached him
Raleigh — Antiques to Zippers cafeteria toting her bag of clothes. incredible,” said Dingle, who When the administrators leave with the educators to Brazil.
about the opportunity.
Resale — that supports its pro- “They’re good,” said Jennifer, is hosting the three educators town, they will travel to Washington, “Things are different here but
“I heard what it was about, and I
grams. Also, the group uses funds who explained that she liked her through Nov. 4. D.C., where an award will be given in many ways the same,” Machado
was all for it,” he said. “I love it.”
and grants as well as a marketing new shoes because they have a Almost 2,400 Brazilian public to the best school in Brazil. said. “I cant wait to show Dr. Dingle
campaign to raise money each year, Velcro strap like her current pair. schools competed for 24 available Francisco Cruz de Nascimento, everything that Brazil has to offer.”
Contact the City Editor
Stirling said. Jennifer Hazlett, general man- exchange positions, sponsored by director of Casa Jovem II State Dingle said the different per-
at citydesk@unc.edu.
the Bureau of Educational Affairs. School, is the only visiting princi- spectives and cultures that would
The administrators who were cho- pal up for the award. be exchanged were key factors in
sen were sent to nine states. “There are so many technological his participation in the program.
“I wanted to participate in this resources here that schools in Brazil “I have developed a bond that
program because I want to have do not have,” Nascimento said. “So we will have forever,” Dingle said.
anther point of view regarding that is definitely different.” “I am looking forward to going
school management,” said Rose Nilson Ferreira da Silva, another Brazil to spend time with my new
Mary Machado, who is the director visiting educator, said the group is friends.”
of Eduardo Silveira State College working to apply methods learned
in Itabaiana, Brazil and one of the in Chapel Hill when they return Contact the City Editor
administrators shadowing Dingle. home to Brazil. at citydesk@unc.edu.

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UNC back at home in Carmichael Arena


Volleyball takes 11 wins in Chapel Hill pionships won in here in the last
20 years, and to be able to possibly
rolling Virginia Tech team Friday,
using home court advantage to fuel
have another one of those won and its momentum.
by megan walsh Carolina opened its home season put on our record board is a huge “Especially because the opposing
assistant sports editor with a loss. But that loss came to accomplishment. That’s a huge goal teams haven’t been (in Carmichael)
The North Carolina volleyball none other than the back-to-back- for us seniors — to have an unde- for a few years and aren’t used to
team returned to its roots when it to-back national champions and feated ACC record at home.” it, that’s a really big positive advan-
moved back to the newly renovated remains the team’s only dropped So far UNC volleyball has racked tage for us,” UNC coach Joe Sagula
Carmichael Arena with high expec- match in Carmichael this season. up an impressive 9-2 ACC record, said. “Every team has their own
tations for its season. “Because we had made it one with six of those victories coming environment where they tend to
After two years of matches on of our preseason goals to keep from inside Carmichael’s walls. rally in and play better.”
the Smith Center’s floor, the UNC Carmichael undefeated, we were “The atmosphere is more senti- With a locker room to call their
seniors, who played in Carmichael like ‘All right, that match doesn’t mental and more personable,” said own and the coaches’ offices just
their freshmen season, have made even count,’” Haydel said. “So we’ve Haydel, whose team has five home steps away from the court, the Tar
a triumphant return to the arena, got to make sure that every match matches remaining. “With the Heels call Carmichael a truly inti-
where they’ve posted an 11-1 home at home needs to be a win for us, kind of crowd we attract, the Dean mate environment.
record thus far. especially competing in the ACC.” Dome was kind of overwhelming “Anytime you step on your home
With the leadership of seniors The Tar Heels bounced back to and our crowd looked really small, court as a team, we’re mentally
Courtney Johnston, Suzanne Haydel secure two wins on their home court but here it’s great to see the whole focused on ‘This is our gym; this is
and Christine Vaughen, the Tar the very next day in the Carolina venue filled.” our home; this is our floor, and we
Heels planned on going undefeated Classic, and their success has only UNC can pack Carmichael with just have to defend it to the end,’”
in Chapel Hill for their homecom- continued as the season progresses. 8,010 fans instead of the 21,750 it Haydel said. “And I think we’ve
ing season in the arena where UNC “I think it’s a huge honor to takes to fill the Smith Center. done a really good job with that.” dth File/ stephen kirsch
volleyball first got its start. be able to play back here again,” North Carolina has picked up
Standing across the net against Johnston said. “Talking about vol- major wins against then-No. 14
Senior outside hitter Suzanne Haydel rises for a kill. Haydel and her
Contact the Sports Editor
a stacked Penn State team, North leyball, there’s been 12 ACC cham- Florida State in September and a at sports@unc.edu. fellow seniors have lost only one game at Carmichael Arena this year.

audit sheets. I counted 13 documented


errors that the auditor made in my scholarships from the University would likely
change, Ort said. congress “This bill fixes
from page 1

Education through August 2010.


audit.”
“How can the University hold
from page 1

receiving aid would be affected by


“It is likely that borrowing would
increase modestly,” she said.
from page 1

changing the number of signatures


everything that
After the audit, she received a bill for employees to a higher standard the new process for determining UNC-W’s financial aid office needed to run for Student Congress was egregiously
$5,000 — the University’s claim for than they hold auditors whose sole aid awards. would deal with students’ loss in seats to 20 from 35.
211 hours overstated to her balance. job it is to uncover mistakes?” she “I am concerned that we have state-funded aid in a similar fash- Board of Elections Chairman wrong in title VI.”
Simply reducing her leave hours added in an e-mail. made certain promises to students ion to UNC-CH. Andrew Phillips stressed that the
would not have fixed the problem. At the Oct. 19 meeting of the and we’re changing the rules,” Emily Bliss, director of financial board needed a revised version of Alex Mills, Student congress
“In my case, they want me to pay Employee Forum, Gena Carter, Goodall said. aid at UNC-W and member of the Title VI as soon as possible. speaker pro tempore
it all back with a check or an easy senior director of human resourc- The new process would not sig- work group that made the recom- “I would urge Congress to pass
payment plan,” Rooney said. es, said responsibility lies both with nificantly change the amount of mendation, said the financial aid this bill simply for the Board of The bill still has potential for
Before the School of Education the inaccurate bookkeeping and money the government would give office would award the grant fund- Elections to conduct these elec- change, and proposals such as
changed to an electronic record- with the employees who did not to students as a whole, he said. ing they have available and then fill tions fairly and efficiently,” he said the reinstatement of the Board of
keeping system in 2008, staff mem- keep up-to-date with their hours. “But to those parents in in the gaps with loans. before the vote. Elections’ power to suspend cam-
bers recorded hours on time cards, Housekeeper and forum mem- Greensboro with a freshman at Goodall said legislators will meet The revised Title VI is not the paigns for up to 48 hours are still
which were then hand-entered by ber James Holman said at the State, if changing the formula again in early November to decide final word on election reform. viable.
separate employees into specific Employee Forum meeting that means they have to come up with if they will support the recommen- Several members of Congress
spreadsheets. employees forced to lose hours are $2,000 more per year for four dations from the work group. opened the floor for future bills to Contact the University Editor
Errors occurred primar- suffering because of the depart- years, the change is certainly sig- “If we get a green light from this further revise Title VI. at udesk@unc.edu.
ily because those responsible for ment’s errors. nificant to them,” he said. committee,” Brooks said, “I would
updating leave balance sheets did “These people are being pun- Brooks said it would be up to say it would happen for the 2011-
not properly do the arithmetic, ished by people who made mis- the individual campuses to make 2012 year.”
McFarland said in an e-mail.
“These were human errors, not
takes,” he said. “The University
should be obligated to take on some
up for the students’ loss in state-
funded financial aid.
He also said students that are
currently marginally eligible for You’re Invited...
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“Our recalculations showed that to blame if given bad information. burden on the University already some students that gain funding.”
leave balances were accurate for “It’s better to find what caused struggling with budget cuts.
only six of the 64 individuals who a problem and fix it than to look The proportion of grants and Contact the State & National
were employees of the school in for someone to blame,” she said in loans that make up financial aid Editor at stntdesk@unc.edu.
November 2009,” she wrote. “Fifty- an e-mail.
two employees had at least one leave Daniel Kelo, an employee in
balance that was inaccurate.” the School of Education, lost some

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ZTA ‘Think Pink’ raises awareness, funds


Breast cancer focus of week’s events ternity house, which is participat-
ing for the first time in the event’s
breast cancer survivor speak will
help give people a better perspec-
three-year history. SAE President tive of how many people are affect-
by katia martinez said seeing participation around Ryland Elliott said the cause is ed by the illness.
staff writer campus was a good sign of how the important to both groups because “Most people think that only
Standing outside Lenoir Hall, rest of the week’s events and pro- of the loss of UNC student Ashton older women get breast cancer,”
a dozen Zeta Tau Alpha sorority grams are going to turn out. Miller. McGowan said. “By having a young
members turned the Pit pink on “It’s so great seeing everyone Miller, who passed away from breast cancer survivor speak, we
Tuesday. walking around campus with an aggressive form of childhood can help people understand that
The group was distributing pink the ribbons,” Andrews said. “We cancer last year as a senior, was a so many other women and men
ribbons and cups of pink lemonade worked so hard to put this week member of ZTA and a close friend are hurt by it.”
to kick off “Think Pink,” a week- together that seeing students and to several SAE members. As ZTA has been working to
long event aimed at recognizing even faculty participating is so Sunday’s luncheon will include promote breast cancer awareness
National Breast Cancer Awareness rewarding.” keynote speakers Dr. Lisa Carey, and raise funds for the cause for
Month. The rest of the week includes medical director of the Breast several years, McGowan said some
To start the week, ZTA sisters a yogurt eating contest in the Pit Center in the UNC Lineberger ZTA members have been directly
encouraged passersby to “pink out” today, a baking marathon for both Comprehensive Cancer Center, affected by breast cancer.
in honor of the victims of breast ZTA and Alpha Kappa Alpha mem- and a breast cancer survivor whose “We have had so many girls
cancer and to spread awareness. bers Thursday, a cookout Friday name is being kept secret until the have loved ones and family mem-
ZTA Philanthropy Chairwoman and a luncheon at the Carolina Inn event. bers get breast cancer, and because
Stephanie McGowan said the on Sunday. “We are so excited for the speak- each year we get more and more
week’s events revolve around pre- Proceeds will be donated to ers,” McGowan said. “We’ve worked people affected by it, this cause
vention as opposed to treatment. several breast cancer groups, closely with Dr. Carey to make this becomes more personal each year,”
“We want to help stop the prob- including the UNC Lineberger happen and we are so grateful that McGowan said.
lem before it starts,” she said. Comprehensive Cancer Center. we can have her come to the lun- dth Flie/ Lauren Vied
Sophomore Erica Andrews, who The cookout will be held at the cheon.” Contact University Desk at Members of Zeta Tau Alpha sit in the Pit last October and passed out
was in charge of Monday’s event, Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fra- McGowan said that having the udesk@unc.edu. pink candy and pink ribbons for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

UNC initiative aims to NO Fear of Needles

decrease youth violence


By Pooja department. “We don’t have a lot of The program will collaborate
Chandramouleeswaran resources for our youth, particularly with community groups and focus
staff writer in the areas of substance abuse and on activities that enrich academic
A first-of-its-kind initiative domestic violence.” advancement, prevent violence,
headed by the University will aim The UNC School of Social Work, address family stress and enhance
to address the increasing trend of UNC Injury Prevention Research public school programming,
adolescent violence in a rural coun- Center and various community Smokowski said.
ty of North Carolina. partners in Robeson County are “Our short-term goal is to cre-
UNC researchers received a fed- working to reach the goal of reduc- ate a youth violence initiative that
eral grant of $6.5 million from the ing youth violence in the county. will be implemented next year and
Centers for Disease Control and Paul Smokowski, the leading evaluate that initiative to make
Prevention to plan and carry out investigator in the team of UNC sure it is efficient,” he said.
violence prevention activities. researchers, said the University Elizabeth Knight, a research
The grant will also set up the beat out universities in Illinois scientist in the Injury Prevention
nation’s first rurally focused youth and Michigan, including the Research Center associated with
violence prevention center, as well University of Michigan at Ann the project, said a pre-doctoral fel-
as North Carolina’s first center Arbor, for the center. lowship is available for students
committed to preventing youth He said Robeson County, who have a master’s degree in a
violence. which borders South Carolina, social science discipline and want
The five-year project will focus was chosen as the grant’s benefi- to assist with the project.
DTH/ Kristen Bourgeois

J
on Robeson County, whose eco- ciary because of its ethnic diver- “Our long-term goal is to give
nomic downturn has led to a high sity and struggles with poverty the citizens of the county happy, uniors Kate Blackwell, a philosophy major from Charlotte, and Cynthia Ossowski,
level of youth violence. and violence. productive lives, reduce youth vio-
“Robeson is one of the largest More than 68 percent of lence and build some interventions
a French and psychology double major from Concord, donated blood during the
counties in North Carolina, and also Robeson County’s 129,000 resi- to reduce violence,” she said. American Red Cross blood drive in the Student Union Great Hall on Tuesday after-
the poorest,” said Connie Oxendine, dents are American Indian, black noon. “Everyone should donate blood,” Ossowski said. “If you’re not terrified of needles, then
the services program administra- or Latino. The median household Contact the University Editor
tor for the county’s social services income in 2008 was $30,932. at udesk@unc.edu. you don’t have an excuse.” The blood drive will continue in the Great Hall today.
The Daily Tar Heel News wednesday, october 27, 2010 7

UNC to update campus


for handicap accessibility
by Joanna Dozier Pierce said the transition will be Additional map phases will aim to
Staff writer smooth because some of the ADA make the map more comprehen-
An update to the Americans standards were changed to more sible with a campus building index
with Disabilities Act has forced the closely parallel the Architectural and accessibility maps for UNC’s
University to make tweaks to its Barriers Act and private sector satellite campus locations.
current offerings for the disabled. model codes that are adopted by Committee members are looking
At a meeting Tuesday of the most states. to eventually make the map available
Disabilities Advisory Committee, “It didn’t make sense that we on smart phones, said Rudy Jones,
members discussed upcoming would have a reduction in access,” assistant equal opportunity officer.
changes to the University’s acces- Pierce said. “We encourage stu- “The map fills a functional
sibility codes and accessibility map dents and faculty to the use the need, and there are a lot of ongo-
updates. But with some updates leverage of the committee to bring ing applications to where this can
slightly cutting back from previ- things to our attention, such as go,” Jones said.
ous regulations, officials said the particular buildings and games,” The committee will publish the
University is already in compliance he added. map online with each update. Hard
with many of the new regulations. In August, the committee copies of the maps will be placed in
Changes will include reach released its first campus acces- main areas of campus, Jones said.
accessibility requirements, new sibility map on UNC’s website. Committee member and sopho-
locations for wheelchair and scoot- The map includes the locations of more Carolyn Chesson said she
er routes and reduced handicap ramps, automatic doors, elevators has had difficulties with accessible
area seating, said Facility Planner and lifts, as well as accessible rest seating and campus mobility since
Michael Pierce. rooms on UNC’s main campus. she started using a wheelchair ear-
Pierce said other alterations The committee referred to lier this year.
include further promoting wheel- Stanford University and Brown “It is important to have someone
chair accessibility in classrooms University as campuses to use as here who needs things to be acces-
and auditoriums and adding more examples for the University’s hand- sible,” Chesson said.
dth/Cameron Brown automatic doors. Those changes icap accessibility efforts.
Whit Price plays a short set at Tuesday night’s Open Mic with Bill West, a new feature at Katy at the Bayou will have to be made by the act’s The first phase of UNC’s map Contact the University Editor
March 15 deadline. identifies accesses with symbols. at udesk@unc.edu.
in Hillsborough. Previously known as the Blue Bayou Club, the new bar plans to expand its entertainment.

Jazz venue changes fences


from page 3

This is the first year the budget has


allowed for the necessary number

hands, expands acts


of guest performers.
Director Seret Scott has inter-
preted many of Wilson’s works. The
connection that audiences form
with the characters makes the play
particularly exciting, she said.
by Chelsey Dulaney although several restaurants have “Music has a very big economic “That’s the most wonderful part
staff writeR begun to host open mic and jazz impact, not only on the performers of it — that people see themselves
New owners might bring diver- nights. but on everyone. It brings people in the play no matter what ethnic-
sity to Hillsborough’s only live “The music scene is very impor- out into the town. It’s a lifestyle ity they are,” Scott said. “They see
music venue, adding to the town’s tant in Hillsborough. It’s all a here.” the same story, the same people.”
historic jazz roots. part of the American experience,” H i l l s b o r o u g h To w n It’s this universality that has
For the past eight years, The Blue Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens Commissioner Eric Hallman has made “Fences” such a powerful
Bayou Club, now named Katy’s at said. “It just goes with the town. been playing in a jazz sextet for work, Scott said.
dth/Logan Savage
the Bayou, has been a local hot spot Jazz is in our history.” eight years. “You just have to enjoy it,”
Charlie Robinson stars as Troy, a garbage man and ex-baseball player,
for jazz and blues lovers. Billy Strayhorn, a jazz com- “When I grew up, we had most- Robinson added. “I guarantee that in the play “Fences,” which premieres tonight at Paul Green Theatre.
New owner Katy Stewart said poser who once worked with Duke ly legit bands — marching bands, you are going to walk out of that
she plans to keep the Bayou close Ellington, one of the most influen- orchestras,” Hallman said. theater and will be moved in some
to its original atmosphere, but she tial twentieth century jazz figures, “When I got back to it, there had way.”
does plan to integrate more variety spent parts of his childhood in been this explosion in jazz. That
into the lineup of performers. Hillsborough. really lit my fire.” Contact the Arts Editor at
“I’ve started bringing in different The Hillsborough Arts Council He said he has watched the jazz artsdesk@unc.edu.
kinds of music — rock, Americana, has made recent efforts to rein- scene mature over the past few
’80s bands,” Stewart said. vigorate the jazz scene, Stevens years and expects it to continue to
“There’s still a big jazz following, said. thrive.
but we needed to expand.” In September, the council Stewart said she plans on start-
Stewart, a daytime nurse and 13- revived the annual Jazz Festival, ing a weekly designated jazz night Take 15/501 South towards Pittsboro
year Hillsborough resident, bought which couldn’t be held in 2009 due at the Bayou. Exit Market St. / Southern Village
the club about a month ago when to budget constraints. Parlor con- “It’s just so down and dirty to the
the former owner retired. certs also will be held in historic roots,” Stewart said.
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“I was a patron of the club for homes during the winter. “That’s the kind of people we PARANORMAL ACTIVITY K ......1:00-3:00-4:55-7:10-9:40
many years,” Stewart said. Jazz is also impor tant to have around here. The people are RED J ...............................................................1:25-4:15-7:25-9:50
“Last year I heard talk of it being Hillsborough’s economy, Stevens just really interested in jazz and the SECRETARIAT I .........................................1:00-4:00-7:15-9:45
sold, so I got a few people together said. history of jazz.”
and we bought it.” “It’s a very strong arts commu-
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All shows $6.50 for college students with ID
Katy’s at the Bayou is the only nity and it brings people out,” he Contact the City Editor Bargain
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Candidates meet Greek


voters at IFC cookout
by Caroline Dye next voter awareness event in 2012 tends to lean politically right.
Senior writer will be even bigger than this year’s Junior Anthony Dent, chairman
Local and state candidates run- cookout and would perhaps even of the College Republicans, also
ning for office targeted the UNC include a Rock the Vote concert. said he thought the cookout was a
Greek community in the final days “Ideally we’d like to see all of good idea for his group.
before the midterm elections. Fraternity Court filled up,” he “The Greek community poses a
The UNC College Republicans, said. very unique opportunity,” he said.
Yo u n g D e m o c r a t s a n d t h e B.J. Lawson, the Republican run- Paul Cox, deputy campaign man-
Interfraternity Council sponsored ning for incumbent U.S. Rep. David ager for Price, said it was impor-
a voter education cookout in Price’s congressional seat, spoke to tant for students to be aware of the
Fraternity Court on Tuesday after- students along with a representative issues being debated in this elec-
noon, serving hot dogs and chips of his opponent’s campaign. tion, including the future of public
to approximately three dozen stu- A l s o i n a tt e n d a n c e w e r e education and job growth.
dents and campaign supporters. Republicans Ryan Hilliard, who “It’s just to remind students of
Candidates for state and local is running for N.C. senate, and what’s at stake,” Cox said.
offices, as well as campaign repre- Greg Andrews, who is running for He said Price has always been a
sentatives, spoke briefly to those in Orange County Commissioner. strong supporter of public educa-
attendance, emphasizing the cam- They were joined by cam- tion, while Lawson is against the
paigns’ various stances on educa- paign staff representing incum- federal government’s involvement
tion issues and plans to support bent U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and in that sector.
economic growth. his Democratic opponent Elaine “We just can’t keep doing what
“It’s hard to get fraternity guys Marshall. we’ve been doing,” Lawson told
out,” said junior Tucker Piner, IFC Sophomore Austin Gilmore, a students.
president. member of the Young Democrats, Lawson said the country needs
Piner said he was pleased with said he thought the turnout was to move toward a truer capitalist
the number of Greeks in atten- low, but the event was a good forum economy.
dance and the cookout was a part of for his organization. “ This is a crony capitalist
a larger effort by the IFC to encour- “As far as Democrats looking at regime,” he said.
age its members to take an active the Greek community, I think we’re dth/Alex Alfaro
role in other campus groups. at a disadvantage,” he said, adding Contact the State & National College Republicans President Anthony Dent (right) speaks with B.J. Lawson, who is running for U.S. Rep.
He also said he hopes the IFC’s he thought the group as a whole Editor at stntdesk@unc.edu. David Price’s seat, at Rock the Vote in Frat Court. Both College Republicans and Young Democrats gathered.

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Officials in Indonesia are JAKARTA, Indonesia (MCT) — put the number of missing at 502.
responding to the tsunami trig- At least 113 people were killed after It said in a statement that 2,000
gered by the eruption of Mount a tsunami triggered by a powerful families were displaced and nine
Merapi, one of Indonesia’s most earthquake slammed into villages boats were unaccounted for.
active volcanoes http://bit.ly/ on Indonesia’s Mentawai islands, The National Disaster
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Science Monitor) The Disaster Management the deaths occurred in Pagai Utara
Rescuers were having a hard Agency in West Sumatra province and Pagai Selatan districts.
time reaching the areas clos- said 10 villages on the island chain Authorities had lifted a tsunami
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showed “113 people were dead and management chief Harmensyah,
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rain or shine. Proceeds will go to the Homecoming king and queen’s service projects. underwent this summer. and hope she is able to return to 1990.
“Carly learned more than a year her normal schedule soon,” said The Dearborn, Mich., auto-
and a half ago that she, like mil- Boxer campaign manager Rose maker also said it used $2 bil-

Schools learn across borders


lions of women, had breast cancer,” Kapolczynski. lion in cash to pay off debt in
her chief of staff, Deborah Bowker, After she was diagnosed with September and will reduce its
said in a statement. “After success- breast cancer in 2009, Fiorina debt by a total of $5.6 billion by
fully battling cancer, she had recon- was treated with chemotherapy, this Friday when it makes a cash
by Marissa Barbalato High chooses its partner school. Randolph said Carrboro High’s structive surgery this summer and radiation and a double mastec- payment to the UAW’s retiree
staff writer Carrboro High principal Colin Spanish classes are most likely to remains cancer-free today. tomy. health care trust fund, known
A partnership with a school in Batten and Randolph said they will participate. However, this morning Carly She often talks about her bat- as a voluntary employee benefi-
Mexico will soon broaden the hori- tour schools in Mexico from Nov. 5 More than 70 percent of the came down with an infection tle with the disease on the cam- ciary association.
zons of local students. to Nov. 12. The program is sending student body is enrolled in a world associated with the reconstructive paign trail while advocating for With that payment, Ford will
Carrboro High School, along with one teacher and one administrator language course with the majority surgery and, as a result, she was the repeal of President Barack have met all obligations to the
seven other schools in Chatham, from every school involved, along taking Spanish, Batten said. admitted to the hospital to receive Obama’s health care legislation. fund, which the company and
Durham, Orange and Wake coun- with members from the center, to “This partnership made sense antibiotics to treat this infection.” Fiorina has argued that the bill, the UAW agreed to in 2007.
ties, was selected by the Center for Mexico to learn about the culture. for us,” Batten said. “The center Fiorina’s campaign did not dis- which would extend health insur- “We are clearly ahead of
International Understanding at “We are hoping to develop knew they wanted schools from close where she was hospitalized. ance coverage to some 32 million where we thought we could be
UNC to collaborate with schools in a partnership with the school,” this Triangle area, and so one of Bowker said the hospital visit Americans over the next decade on improving our balance sheet,”
Guanajuato, Mexico. Randolph said. “And I’ll work with the attractive features for Carrboro would affect Fiorina’s campaign and ultimately prohibit insurance Ford President and CEO Alan
“It is still in its infant stages so a few teachers from the school to High School was the Academy of schedule Tuesday, which was to companies from turning away Mulally said during a conference
we haven’t developed the projects form some kind of conferencing International Studies.” include stops in the California Americans based on their health call with analysts and reporters.
the students will be doing, but I program.” The academy offers Carrboro towns of Riverside and Coachella, status, is too expensive and would “Also, it is great to be able to
couldn’t imagine people wouldn’t be Randolph said the partner- students the opportunity to take but said Fiorina “is upbeat and her not address the problems in the honor all of our retirees and to
excited,” said Carrboro High School ship activities will incorporate the electives like global cultures and doctors expect her to make a quick current health care system. do it earlier, rather than later.”
Spanish teacher L.J. Randolph, who theme of movement, as portrayed comparative religion.
is also the director of the Academy of by people, goods and animals Randolph said the overall oppor-
International Studies at the school. between the two countries. tunity will benefit students by help-
“We’re looking forward to it, and Matt Friedrick, the center’s ing them gain real world experi- Old building, new art
I hope the students will be too.” director of K-12 global education ence and useful global skills. The UNC art department will
Students from Carrboro High programs, said the program offers “Whatever topic we decide on,” use the old Chapel Hill Museum for
and a partner school in Mexico
will collaborate with one another
students the ability to better under-
stand other cultures.
he said, “students will be able to
examine that topic through the lens
games new exhibits. See pg. 3 for story.

through video conferences and “Our job is to develop global of people in a different culture.” © 2009 The Mepham Group. All rights reserved. In town from Brazil
online communication. skills in both current and future
The exact projects and activi- leaders in North Carolina,” he Contact the City Editor Level: 1 2 3 4 Brazilian school principals are
shadowing local administrators in
ties will be planned once Carrboro said. at citydesk@unc.edu.
an exchange. See pg. 4 for story.
Complete the grid
so each row, column
and 3-by-3 box (in
Winning back at home
bold borders) con- UNC women’s volleyball has tri-
tains every digit 1 umphantly returned to Carmichael
to 9. Arena. See pg. 5 for story.
Solution to
Tuesday’s puzzle
Think pink
Zeta Tau Alpha turns it pink this
week with events to raise breast can-
cer awareness. See pg. 6 for story.

Connecting to Mexico
Several local schools have been
selected to collaborate with schools
in Mexico. See pg. 9 for story.

(C)2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.


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31 “Nuts!” Shot” singer
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36 Talk big 13 Intimate
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Wednesday, October 27
10 wednesday, october 27, 2010 Opinion The Daily Tar Heel

Sarah Frier
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
The Daily Tar Heel EDITOR, 962-4086
Frier@email.unc.edu
EDITorial BOARD members

Cameron Parker callie bost Sam Jacobson “I am concerned that we have


Established 1893, Opinion EDITOR
Robert Fleming Mark Laichena
117 years
of editorial freedom
cdp@unc.edu
Pat ryan
Taylor Holgate Maggie Zellner made certain promises to students
and we’re changing the rules.”
associate opinion EDITOR
pcryan@email.unc.edu

Eddie Goodall, N.c. Sen., on new scholarship rules


EDITORIAL CARTOON By JR Fruto, bundok@email.unc.edu

Featured online reader comment:


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Saffa Khan finds it necessary to ruin one of our
The Freshman perspective
Freshman undecided major from best and proudest traditions.”
Chapel Hill.
E-mail: saffakhan@gmail.com Jason Sutton, on Chapel Hill’s efforts to limit the
out-of-town presence on Halloween

Love LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

is more Chatham County needs an


effective transit system
skills, such as linguistics. There
is no telling how these dismiss-

than just
als have caused complications
TO THE EDITOR: to the mission of the United
Having traveled throughout States.

a bagel
the world during the past 50
years as an officer with the U.S. Katherine Benzaquen
Air Force and the private sector, Graduate Student
I have had the opportunity to School of Social Work

N
see the public transit systems in
ext, please!

The Interview
Europe, Russia, Japan and South Degree in education is best
One sun-dried tomato America.
bagel with cream cheese preparation for career
I have always been impressed
and hot sauce. Toasted? Yes, by the excellent public trans- TO THE EDITOR:
please. For here or to go? To go. portation systems in other parts I am writing in response to
This little exchange costs me
$2.53 every single time, but it’s
Judith Cone on Innovate@Carolina and how what of the world, especially the
ones in the areas I mentioned.
the article “Paths to teaching
vary” published Oct. 20. As one
always worth it.
When you’re starved, and rav-
she wrote is more of a guidebook than a road map Therefore, I am quite pleased to of the faculty/administrators
see forward-thinking investment

J
quoted in the article, I would
aged by hunger, where do you udith Cone’s telling anyone they were so you’re right!” in our county. like to clarify some important
go? To “the Alps,” as I like to call who will listen that UNC is generic. I’d Her energy is contagious, and What I am not pleased to read points that I believe could eas-
it. There’s usually a terribly long
a “tremendously innovative leave frustrat- it’s clear that now there’s sup- is that the challengers to the ily be misunderstood by your
and daunting line, but you per- incumbent board of commis- readers.
severe — it’s the hunter-gatherer
campus” — and people shouldn’t ed that I’d lost port for non-business innova-
think her road map is here to tell a day from my tion efforts from the top down sioners, led by candidate Brian First, a teacher is best pre-
instinct in you. Bock, do not support transit and pared if they go through an
As you wait in line, you are people how to innovate. business,” said — in fact, Chancellor Thorp
She should know. She’s Cone. emphasized the breadth of would work to eliminate such intensive and thorough prepara-
secretly observing the behavior of programs. tion like that provided through
your peers during a test of their Chancellor Holden Thorp’s “ I t w a s opportunities on campus when
As a fiscal conservative and a degree from the School of
patience, seeing how well they special assistant for innovation Judith Cone about someone commenting for this profile. a citizen who has been a reg- Education. While it is true that
hold up against the pressure of and entrepreneurship, and has saying to you, But one has to wonder istered Republican and a reg- there are alternative routes to
waiting, watching what they do been in this field for a while. that you can create something, whether some of the non- istered Democrat during my teaching, those do not provide
to entertain themselves. The plan will all depend on you have the right to do it, and business initiatives might lifetime, I object to the failure the foundation and grounding
The people in line with you enthusiastic individuals: the that we have tools that can help have floundered were it not to recognize the importance that a degree in education pro-
are usually unknown faces, but road map is “not prescriptive,” you.” Cone is here to get innova- for Medlin’s efforts. The drive of transit investments. If the vides.
somehow during the wait, you a f o r e m e n t i o n e d p r o g ra m s Second, the purpose behind
says Cone, framing the policies tors all the help she can — if only for innovation beyond business
become united in the linear con- become permanent, I hope establishing the undergraduate
struct. as suggestions. “If someone they can find her. and sciences could do with a
likes the ideas and wants to All the talk about entrepre- little more championing from they will lead to expanded ser- education minor is multifaceted.
You finally reach the end and vice that includes Raleigh, RTP We hope, of course, to interest
give your order. For some rea- adopt them, that’s their call.” neurship and businesses raises senior university leadership.
As vice president for emerg- questions of how the road map Regardless, concerns that the and the airport. students in the teaching profes-
son, hot sauce on a bagel earns I thank our elected officials in sion early in their college expe-
suspicious glances from your ing strategies at the Kauffman might affect the liberal arts innovation road map will change Pittsboro and Chatham County rience and believe that a minor
comrades. You pay and leave with Foundation, she led support for university. the University drasti-
your order and a tacit farewell. entrepreneurship for a multi- “The people who “No piece of cally are misplaced,
for their leadership and fore-
sight in supporting this effort.
can do that.
However, we also know that
When the deal is done, you
unwrap your hot buns and feast
billion dollar foundation. It’s
an impressive resume.
invest in universities
are asking questions
paper can it is starting to sound
more flexible.
It should be remembered that we need an educated populace
every gallon of gas and oil we that understands the reality of
on the sight of them. There’s
always some cream cheese hang-
Last year, she left a lakefront about our impact ever do what Equally misunder- save is a gallon that does not public school education and its
office for a small basement on society,” Cone stood is Chancellor have to be imported.
ing off the edges, and the wrap-
room in South Building, where argues. “ They’re
passionate Thorp’s periphery
importance in our society. To
that end, an education minor
per has a funky color from the
hot sauce. Somehow the taste we came to talk with her. saying: look, we’re people bring role in the develop- Major L.A. Voller
Chatham County Resident
can provide that understanding
such that any undergraduate
Tucked away, it’s little won- all hurting, and we ment of the road map
is always consistent, from first
chomp to last. der few across campus know have these tremen- to life.” he’s championed. student can become an advo-
I’ve always hated bagels. They her name. But if you’ve heard dous needs… (so) Thorp believed ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ is cate for public education in
JUDITH CONE not fair to our soldiers general as well as for children
have a weird, hard yet smooth of Innovate@Carolina, then we need all hands in “the process”, she served by the public schools in
texture that makes me feel like you know Cone’s impact — she on deck. So they’re looking for explains — the ideas came out TO THE EDITOR: the future.
I’m biting into a helmet, and for wrote the road map. us to play a role that maybe we of the Innovation Circle, the “I love my country and would Finally, while I support all
some reason, I can never spread Of course, many others were didn’t expect to play.” Student Innovation Team, and die for it, but if I have to hide interest in teaching as a pro-
my cream cheese evenly. They’re involved: Cone facilitated, Few would challenge the university departments. who I really am, I just can’t.” fession, please know that I
like healthy, tasteless doughnuts between administrators, fac- role of innovation in the future, “He got to read it, but I don’t These were the words spoken believe, as do my colleagues,
that have gone stale because no to me by an openly gay friend that a degree in education is the
ulty and the students on the particularly with Carolina’s sci- think there was one thing he
one wants to eat them. when discussing the recent best preparation for a teaching
But for some reason, Alpine teams involved. entific expertise. took out.”
But “someone had to make But it doesn’t always seem We’d been sitting and talk- attention surrounding the mili- career.
bagels are different. It tastes tary’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” We encourage all students
good, but beyond that, it brings the final decision: I took that like all of the University fits into ing in the dark after an unex-
role,” she adds. the text of the innovation plan. pected power cut. As we con- policy. interested in education to visit us
us together. It’s a phenomenon “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” inten- in Peabody Hall. We will happily
unique to UNC that students For an outsider, it seems big “If you don’t find relevance clude, Cone’s office lights up as
tionally discriminates against explore your options and inter-
brave the never-ending line for a role: Thorp thinks that some- in it, that’s okay,” Cone says. But power returns. gays and lesbians. This policy ests with you!
few moments of sustenance. one at UNC could have done she notes that arts “are men- Cone is on mission to open not only discourages homosexu-
Granted, this may say some- the job, but they’d have lacked tioned,” and that “art for art’s UNC’s eyes to a culture of als from serving in the military, Deborah Eaker-Rich
thing about the number of non- her “funder’s perspective.” It’s sake is absolutely appropriate.” innovation, though she herself but it also condemns their exis- Assistant Dean
dining hall eatery options there a notable exception to UNC’s And she sees the ne w doesn’t want a public role. tence. School of Education
are close enough to campus to
string of internal hires. Arts Innovation Steering But someone is going to have These individuals are seen
run to between classes. Maybe as threats to military order and
some of us are only bagel fans out
Cone’s support for entrepre- Committee, led by Student to do it — innovation hubs and Come to Eve Ball, support
neurship follows experience Body President Hogan Medlin, road maps alone aren’t going to cohesion, and not assets. Eve Carson Scholarship
of necessity. The United States has seen
But the bagel is not just food starting her own business. “(It) as building from the principles create an innovation climate.
was the most amazing experi- of the road map, even if it’s not Cone seems to concur: “No this type of prejudice in the TO THE EDITOR:
— in a way it is the glue of our past. African Americans and Please join us Friday, Nov. 5 at
school. All sorts of students fre- ence for my family,” she says. referenced in detail. piece of paper can ever do what
women were also banned from the Carolina Club for the second
quent Alpine religiously, joining After that, she worked to “(Medlin) said to me, I passionate people bring to life.” joining the service for quite annual Eve Ball from 8 p.m. to
in the same meal despite their make life easier for future don’t think you really repre- some time. midnight.
varying beliefs. The bagel culture entrepreneurs. “I’d went to sented the arts in this,” Cone Mark Laichena is a member of
Integrating these two groups The Eve Ball is a Halloween cos-
brings together these people in every training I could, but explained. “And I’m thinking, the editorial board
into the military did not cause tume dance party to raise money
a way no other on-campus din- any complications to the mis- for the Eve Carson Scholarship.
ing option does. The purchase of sion of the military, and allow- One hundred percent of ticket
bagels is one thing that’s uniform

In defense of aid
ing openly gay people will not sales and contributions will be
across all classes. either. donated to Eve’s scholarship.
As a freshman, I would imag- If discrimination issues are Last year, more than 300 peo-
ine that by senior year, these not enough, there is also a finan- ple attended the event, and we
bagels would lack the allure they cial cost to this policy. With raised $12,000.
had in my first year. But upper-
classmen keep coming back. Maintaining adequate aid essential to UNC’s progression the dismissal of approximately
1,000 troops annually, there is a
This event is 21-and-up, and
we have an amazing DJ, cash

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Each customer personalizes their huge cost to kicking out highly
NC-CH is a public uni- moil is threatening the finan- qualities that make UNC-CH bar, dessert bar and a costume
food, manifesting their idiosyn- trained soldiers. Each soldier
versity for the people, cial security of the UNC sys- great, we lose that very iden- contest with cash prizes at 10
crasies. accrues a large cost in basic and
of the people and by tem, need-based financial aid tity that drives those who care p.m. Please help us to continue
This succession of individual advanced training. Discharging
the people. It is the ultimate must remain among the most about education. Eve’s legacy by attending or
orders forms a diverse collective soldiers costs the American donating.
that represents all the oddities meritocracy, a beacon of fair- protected items in the state’s The state legislature should
people millions of dollars each
on campus. And just as people ness that should level the play- increasingly tight budget. focus on the collective needs year. Lori Burgwyn
change from year to year, so will ing field without consideration If these policies are imple- of all students in UNC-system In addition, the military Owner
their orders. for social or financial status. mented by the state legislature, schools instead of focusing also loses soldiers with critical Franklin Street Yoga Center
I express gratitude for the con- But a recent report compiled they would adversely affect a solely on redistribution.
diments that flavor the intimidat- by a group of state officials to the significant number of UNC- Every student that has the
ing demeanor of this sometimes SPEAK OUT department and phone number.
N.C. state legislature contains CH students. grades and the drive to be
overwhelmingly large school. ➤ Edit: The DTH edits for space,
Although the cups could be
recommendations to change the The University would have accepted should be able enroll Writing guidelines: clarity, accuracy and vulgarity.
constructed out of sturdier mate- standards of who gets aid. This to increase need-based finan- at UNC-CH, regardless of ➤ Please type: Handwritten Limit letters to 250 words.
rial and the ice machine always could cost UNC-CH students cial aid from its own budget or whether that student has the letters will not be accepted.
SUBMISSION:
$2.6 million in state grants for raise our tuition if it wants to money to afford it. ➤ Sign and date: No more than
seems to be empty, I am thankful two people should sign letters. ➤ Drop-off: at our office at 151 E.
for the privilege of access to the need-based financial aid. continue to provide financial This is a University for the Rosemary Street.
➤ Students: Include your year,
flowing fountains of high fruc- In the upcoming weeks, the aid at the current rate. people and the state’s policies major and phone number. ➤ E-mail: to dthedit@gmail.com
tose syrup and a shared experi- Joint Select Committee on State This cannot stand. We realize should reflect that, especially ➤ Faculty/staff: Include your ➤ Send: to P.O. Box 3257, Chapel
ence with my peers. Funded Student Financial Aid that budget cuts make it hard in times as turbulent as these, Hill, N.C., 27515.
in the N.C. General Assembly for the state legislature to retain because the only way we will
Thursday: will decide whether to imple- its holistic approach to provide grow as a University and as a EDITOR’S NOTE: Columns, cartoons and letters do not necessarily represent the opinions
of The Daily Tar Heel or its staff. Editorials reflect the opinions of The Daily Tar Heel edito-
Sam Perkins gives his perspective on ment the change. affordable education for its citi- state is if we continue to invest rial board. The board consists of eight board members, the associate opinion editor, the
urban archery. Even though economic tur- zens. But by removing the very in all students. opinion editor and the editor.