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As Republican lawmakers state their support for “right to know” legislation, and with the anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case this Saturday, The Daily Tar Heel examines...
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The above map shows the percentage of pregnancies that end in abortion for female residents aged 15-44 for each county in 2009. Below are the five counties in North Carolina where the highest number of those abortions are performed.
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Percentage of pregnancies that end in abortion
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In 2009, 43 percent of pregnancies to women between the ages of 18 and 24 in Orange County ended in abortion — a statistic Republicans hope to change. The GOP takeover of the N.C. General Assembly in November has given anti-abortion groups encouragement in their attempts to limit the practice, as they no longer face resistance from key Democratic lawmakers in power. Anti-abortion groups see this as their best opportunity they’ve had in years to pass “right to know” legislation, which they say would encourage women to make more informed decisions, but which abortion rights groups have condemned as inappropriate and misleading. Abortion, a common medical procedure administered in the state and in Chapel Hill among college-aged women, became legal 38 years ago this Saturday when the Supreme Court handed down their landmark Roe v. Wade decision. However, legislative attempts to reduce access and inclination toward the practice continue.
Number of abortions per 1,000 women
ing the pregnancy. Caitlin Borgmann, a law professor at The City University of New York School of Law who has testified on reproductive rights before state legislatures, said doctors and legal experts have found no evidence of long-term psychological damage as a result of abortion, and said first trimester abortions are “safer than a shot of penicillin.” “There is evidence that these (‘right to know’) laws are motivated not by a desire to give more information, but by a desire to decrease abortion,” Borgmann said. “We need to recognize these laws for what they are.” She noted that these laws often have strong moral and political undertones. “There’s nothing wrong about giving women medical information,” Borgmann said. “But there is something wrong with giving them misleading information that steers them toward a decision that the state wants. And it’s even worse when it’s under the guise of medical advice.”
Abortion rates across the U.S.
North Carolina, with 16 abortions per 1,000 pregnancies among women aged 15-44 in 2006, rises just above the national average. New York has the highest abortion rate while Wyoming has the lowest.
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Orange County accounted for more than 3,000 of the 30,596 abortions performed in 2009 in the state. Abortion in North Carolina must be performed by a licensed physician and is prohibited after 20 weeks unless the mother’s life or health is in danger. Parental consent is generally required for minors seeking abortions. According to the N.C. State Center for Health Statistics, more than 26,000 residents underwent the procedure in 2009. Women also travel to North Carolina from other states to secure the procedure, which accounts for the more than 30,000 total. Data for 2010 has not yet been released. Abortions were performed in 14 of the 100 counties in the state in 2009, with the most in Mecklenburg, Wake, Guilford, Orange and Cumberland counties. Eighty-six counties had no abortions performed. Many rural counties have no abortion provider and women
Barbara Holt, president of N.C. Right to Life, said her group’s top priority is to pass a “women’s right to know” bill that would require doctors to offer pregnant woman information on medical risks associated with abortion, fetal development and alternatives to the procedure. The exact legislation that the anti-abortion groups hope to pass has not been finalized, but likely will be modeled on past bills, Holt said, and will help women learn about alternatives to pregnancy termination. “Once they have all the facts, hopefully they can make a more informed decision and be saved the heartache that having an abortion causes,” she said. Holt said pregnant women are often asked how they plan to care for their baby, pressuring them into terminat-
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travel to secure the procedure.
Incoming state House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican from Mecklenburg County, joined 31 other GOP legislators in attending the N.C. Right to Life Prayer Breakfast in Raleigh this past Saturday. Tillis assured the group that passing anti-abortion legislation would be an important priority for lawmakers in the upcoming session. Tillis later clarified that he does not want to infringe on a woman’s legal right to secure an abortion, but instead
In an effort to cope with both immediate and looming state funding cuts, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bruce Carney has instructed vice chancellors and deans to go to the brink. Inflicting pain — but not “critical” pain — on all units, Carney said the instructions will likely lead to layoffs, fewer course offerings, higher student-teacher ratios and a paring of academic programs and support services as the University returns 3.5 percent — or about $17 million — of this year’s state funding and braces for a $3.7 billion state budget shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year. “We’ve run out of options. If we go deeper it’s going to be very devastating to the instructional mission of the University,” Carney said. “I took as much as I thought I could,” he added. The affected deans and vice chancellors could not be reached for comment late Thursday afternoon when the University granted a public records request for the instructions Carney sent Jan. 14. Those top officials met with Carney in hour-long meetings to determine the depth of the cuts. Chancellor Holden Thorp implemented a permanent campus-wide cut of 5 percent earlier this month after Gov. Bev Perdue called on all state agencies to cut an additional 2.5 percent from their budgets, a decision that UNC-system president Thomas Ross and his predecessor, Erskine Bowles, endorsed. The 2.5 percent cut was made in addition to an added cut of 1 percent in August. “We have to come up with that money,” Carney said. “That’s why we’re announcing cuts for next year now. They can start getting that money in-hand.” To return 3.5 percent by the March deadline, Carney has instructed a cut of $4,202,912 to academic affairs, a unit
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conﬂict leaves patients in lurch
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assistant state & national editor
ary Cate Komoski (left) and Tyler Mills (right), are working to gather student support for a Union renovation fee of $16 a year for 30 years. In order for the fee to be on the ballot Feb. 8, supporters need to gather about 2,939 signatures. Bottom floor changes would include “additional seating, better performance space and overall a more interactive feel,” said Mills, the Union’s president. But Student Congress on Tuesday voted against putting it on the ballot.
A dispute concerning rising health care costs might lead to the termination of a contract between UNC Hospitals and an insurance provider early next month, leaving thousands of patients in the lurch. UNC has raised the costs of service far beyond what Aetna’s patients might be able to pay, said Walt Cherniak, spokesman for the Connecticut-based insurance agency. Unless the two parties come to an agreement by Feb. 5, UNC Hospitals will become an out-of-network provider for patients insured by Aetna. This means patients insured by Aetna will be paying much higher fees for service at UNC. “Although we’ve reached out as recently as yesterday, we have no negotiation sessions scheduled,” Cherniak said. “We have offered a fair increase,” he said. “But we certainly can’t pay what they’re demanding.” UNC’s increases would translate into direct fee increases for Aetna’s customers, Cherniak said. “And they have a profitable contract with us now,” Cherniak said. “What happens when a hospital raises its rates is the rates get passed on to customers,” he said. “No one in this economy needs to be taking on this kind of increased cost.” For example, a deductible at a UNC doctor’s office that would previously cost the patient $100 would cost $152 with UNC’s proposal, he said. But UNC Hospitals spokeswoman Jennifer James said Aetna is not paying UNC at market rate. “They are paying other providers in the Triangle significantly more,” she said. “We’ve made a lot of concessions, but they’re not willing to pay us what we think is reasonable and what they’re paying other providers.” “It’s not fair they’re doing this to us,” James said. “We
don’t think they’ve been willing to work with us.” UNC gave Aetna notice of contract termination in 180 days last summer, then extended it until February, Cherniak said. They followed up with a contract proposal with unreasonable cost increases in the double digit percentages, he said. James said UNC Hospitals is encouraging patients covered by Aetna to talk to the agency about continuation of care. “We do have procedures in place for people who have already started a treatment at UNC and Rex,” Cherniak said. Rex Healthcare is a hospital in the UNC Health Care system. A woman who has had her prenatal appointments at UNC will be able to have her baby there, he said. James said UNC will treat patients who have already started care at their facilities on a case-by-case basis. “We obviously want less people affected by this,” James said. In the last year, Aetna has paid out 8,400 claims for clients treated at UNC and Rex, Cherniak said. But the number of patients actually treated there is probably a lot smaller, because each individual patient likely filed more than one claim, he said. Aetna has about 300,000 patients statewide, Cherniak said. The two main in-network providers are Duke Hospitals and WakeMed Health and Hospitals. At this point, Aetna is proceeding with the assumption the termination will be final in February, Cherniak said. They are sending notices of termination to businesses, physicians and other customers. Contact the State & National Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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JAN. 21, 1986 … the first national hugging day is celebrated. the day is recognized by the U.s. Patents and trademarks office, and is copyrighted by the michigan man who created it.
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italee lucas and laura Broomfield paced north Carolina against wake Forest in the tar heels’ first game since losing to Connecticut.
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vintage concert posters from Cat’s Cradle are adding local flavor and a splash of color to the walls of the Union gallery.
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NOTED. A Microsoft sales vice president has created a line of fragrances that smells like cash. The fragrances, appropriately called “His Money” and “Her Money” sell for $35 a bottle, reasonable considering the bottles come packed in an estimated $500 of actual, shredded bills. Smelling like money will increase confidence and worker productivity, the creator figures. QUOTED. “He wore underwear, which can be helpful.” — Rachel McQueen, a human ecology professor at the University of Alberta, after a student wore the same pair of unwashed skin-tight jeans for 15 months in the name of science. After testing the jeans, a textile professor found high bacteria counts in the denim, but no health hazards.
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mental health breakfast: Talk mental health reform with local elected officials and listen to speakers at the 33rd annual legislative breakfast on mental health. Time: 8:15 a.m. location: friday center, 100 friday center Drive cemetery walking tour: Take a guided tour of the Old chapel hill cemetery. call 942-7818 to reserve a space. Time: 10 a.m. location: Old chapel hill cemetery Nature hikes: Explore Orange county’s morgan creek valley in a series of short hikes. Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. location: n.c. botanical garden Education Room, 100 Old mason farm Road Old-time clogging: local clogging crew cane creek cloggers will dance accompanied by a live string band, and guest dancers will perform Irish dance, tap and more clogging. Time: 8 p.m. location: The artscenter, 300 E. main st., carrboro
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Art lecture: museum guide Isabella archer will discuss “cleopatra and the East,” one of ackland’s most famous paintings. Time: 2 p.m. location: ackland art museum baroque concert: local singers perform baroque music accompanied by recorder, oboe, violin, cello and harpsichord. Time: 3 p.m. location: horace williams house, 610 E. Rosemary st. Piano concert: listen to distinguished classical pianist mitsuko uchida, known as the high priestess of mozart, perform music by beethoven, schumann and chopin. limited tickets are available. Time: 8 p.m. location: memorial hall
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A black 2008 Land Rover caught on fire at 1:19 a.m. Thursday at 1300 Drew Hill Lane, according to Chapel Hill police reports.
n n Someone threw paint on a burgundy 2002 Jaguar XK8 between 7:30 p.m. and 10:41 p.m. Wednesday at 1302 Wildwood Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports. n Someone spray-painted graffiti on a bathroom stall door at University Mall at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday at 201 S. Estes Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports. Damage to the door was valued at $40, reports state. n Four air conditioning units worth $40,000 were stolen from behind several buildings on Providence Road between 12:23 p.m. and 12:56 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. n Someone stole a blue 2001 Dodge Intrepid worth $6,500 between 10 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday from 1748 Fordham Blvd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. n A man was behaving suspiciously in a neighborhood at 7:35 a.m. Wednesday at Little John Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports.
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friday, january 21, 2011
Controversial imam set to speak for 2011 Weil lecture
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the leader behind an effort to build an interfaith center — the socalled “9/11 Mosque” — has been announced as the speaker for the 2011 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship. The talk is scheduled for March 16 and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Hill Hall. It is free to the public. Tickets will become available at Memorial Hall for UNC faculty and students beginning Feb. 28. Abdul Rauf is the creator of the Cordoba Movement, which seeks to create understanding between different faiths and cultures.
ASG participation challenged Lee’s
By JEN SErdETCHNAiA
assistant state & national editor
Faculty secretary honored with General Alumni award
UNC Secretar y of Faculty Joseph Ferrell was honored Jan. 14, with the General Alumni Association’s 2011 Faculty Service Award. The award honors faculty members for outstanding service to the University or association. Ferrell, who is also a professor of public law and government at UNC, has been the secretary of faculty since 1996. He joined the faculty in 1964, and he has been on the committee on University government since 1974. The Elizabeth City native received a bachelor’s and a law degree from UNC before earning a law degree from Yale University.
Another petition is floating around campus. Members of UNC College Republicans are collecting signatures to get a referendum regarding the University’s participation in the UNC Association of Student Governments on the general election ballot on Feb. 8. The association consists of student delegates from all 17 of the University system’s institutions and is funded by $1 in student fees every year. The University’s participation in the association has faced criticism in recent years and now the College Republicans are working toward gaining more than 2,900 signatures by Feb. 2 to get the referendum on the ballot. “We never had a vote about whether we should join this,” said UNC College Republicans Chairman, Anthony Dent. “If you’re
Auction to benefit library, will award mention in novel
The Chapel Hill Public Library Foundation launched an online auction that will allow the highest bidder to see their name in Clyde Edgerton’s upcoming novel, “The Night Train.” The foundation launched the auction Friday and will take bids through Jan. 30, 2011. The auction is the first of a series of auctions the foundation will hold in 2011 and 2012. The auctions are for Chapel Hill experiences, and proceeds will benefit the Chapel Hill Public Library and support the foundation’s work. Edgerton, whose novel is a coming-of-age story that will be published July 2011, stipulates that he must meet with the winner of the auction Visit www.chplfoundation.org/ auction for more information on the series or to place a bid.
UNC team makes finals of xTAX accounting contest
One UNC team will advance to the finals of the national xTAX finals competition, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on January 27-28. The finals are part of PcW US’ ninth annual xTREME tax case competition. Undergraduates compete in the games by developing and presenting solutions to real world tax and accounting issues. UNC’s five team members will each receive $10,000, and their faculty advisor will receive $5,000 for making finals. Events for the game were held on 84 campuses nationwide, and 4,500 people participated. Ten college teams made the finals — five for the xTAX competition and five for the xACT accounting competition. UNC will compete against teams from Brigham Young University, Bryant University, the University of California Berkeley, and the University of Houston.
Weaver Street project bid announcements delayed
After originally planning to announce bids for the Weaver Street Reconstruction Project Thursday at 2 p.m., the Carrboro Public Works Department has delayed the announcement until Tuesday at 2 p.m. Public Works Director George Seiz said the department deferred the announcement due to last minute changes to the plans. “This delay will give developers time to adjust their bids appropriately,” he said.
Campaigning for student body president might never be the same. Ian Lee, student body secretary and candidate for student body president, launched Thursday an online method for collecting sigContact the State and National natures for his campaign Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. But the method has not been declared legal by the Board of Elections, and it has drawn complaints from other candidates. Lee launched the web site at about 3 p.m. Thursday. It requires users to give their Onyen and password in order to provide an electronic signature. Candidates for student body president are required to collect 1,250 signatures to be placed on the ballot. Lee said he thinks it is only logical for the signature gathering process to move to the Internet. “We think it’s something that’s so much easier for students to show their support,” he said. Rick Ingram, another candidate disagrees, saying he thinks Lee’s use of technology is a method of evading election law. “I think it’s an attempt to undermine the process of becoming a student body president candidate,” he said. But Lee said he is confident the board will decide to declare the signatures collected online valid. “The Code doesn’t say anything about prohibiting them,” he said. Andrew Phillips, chairman of the Board of Elections, said he wants to give candidates as much creative license as legally possible while maintaining a level playing field. “The board values the rights of candidates to use their creative powers to campaign in whatever ways are legally sanctioned by the Student Code,” Phillips said. “Issues of fair play and fair treatment of candidates dth/katie barnes are the board’s top concerns.” elizabeth atwell (left), Madelyn cory (center) and Jamee ernst rehearse a scene in the upcoming student production, the trojan He added the board will hold Women, directed by unc junior celina chapin, during its final dress rehearsal on thursday evening before it opens tonight. a hearing on the legality of online signature gathering “sooner rather than later.” Brooklyn Stephens, a candidate, said students might respond negatively to an online signature form. “It would be easy to blow off a SEE “THE TroJAN WomEN” survey online,” she said. “It wouldn’t Time: 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday, 2 p.m appeal to me if I didn’t know him Sunday Seema Shukla, 23, who plays Hecuba, By rylAN millEr personally.” Location: Bingham Hall Blackbox staff Writer said she found emotional parallels between Mary Cooper, another candidate, Tickets: Admission is free, but limited Celina Chapin knows Rome wasn’t built the women of ancient Greece and modern said she will leave any decisions to in a day. victims of war. the board. But as director of “The Trojan Women,” a “I’ve been relating to the play much more miere. “I trust the board to understand Chapin said Robinson was able to pick up tragic Euripides play that expresses female than I thought I would,” Shukla said. “You the rules completely,” she said. suffering during war, she proves it only takes see the desperation and helplessness that the script and memorize lines quickly. Joey Guy and Dylan Gilroy are “I went from feeling like I couldn’t do this about two weeks to recreate ancient Greece one can feel in these matters.” also candidates. on stage. Though traditionally performed with a play anymore to having it almost completed While initially worried about the Production began during exams in chorus to provide continuity, “The Trojan in a day,” she said. security of Lee’s site, Phillips said The play sticks closely to the original December but winter break, conflicting Women” lost those actors to cases of the flu he is reassured by the fact that version and premieres in Bingham Hall’s class schedules and illnesses led to several and changing class schedules. users need an Onyen. The web site last-minute changes in “The Trojan Women” Juniors Ellis Driver and Johnny Reis Blackbox, where the black walls and small uses the same technology used for performance. teamed up to create shadow puppets to stage create minimal scenery. Chapin said student voting, Lee said. she hopes the audience focuses on the actors’ “I went into this project wanting to con- replace the chorus. Ingram complained to the trol everything, but at this point I just real“The process has been stressful but still channeling of women enslaved during war. board in the fall Lee was illegally Though stressful, the group has enjoyed ize that you can’t,” Chapin, a junior, said. “I definitely fun,” Driver said. “We’ve put in 10 campaigning. Ingram argued the started to accept the challenges because a hours to making them, and it’s all been in overcoming its difficult timeline. Student Code prohibits the student “I’m definitely showing up at the dress little bit of resistance forces you to be more the past few days.” body secretary from campaigning creative.” Lucius Robinson, who graduated in rehearsal with a bag of Emergen-C and makfor student body president. Chapin said she wanted to put together December, had to step in to play the role of ing everyone drink it,” Chapin said. The board eventually dropped a performance before she leaves UNC in Menelaus on the last day of preparation. the investigation. Contact the Arts Editor February to study in Prague. She chose “The “It’s my first day,” he said at the Wednesday at email@example.com. Trojan Women” for its strong female roles. rehearsal, two days before the play’s preContact the University Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
for ASG or against ASG, we should have a vote.” The College Republicans have collected 500 signatures since they started petitioning Wednesday. “We just want democracy on this issue,” Dent said. But it is ultimately up to the UNC-system Board of Governors to approve a student fee, said the association’s President Atul Bhula. “A student referendum is not binding per se,” he said. “Representatives of ASG generally pay their own travel and hotel,” Bhula said. But without the fee to help alleviate expenses of the representatives, ASG might become a very elitist group just for students who can afford being a part of it, he said. Bhula said it’s fair to ask students to put $1 toward ASG when they are already putting so much money toward other campus groups.
“If UNC withdraws, it will look irresponsible on our part. But it will look great if the students shut it down.”
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He said ASG saves students millions. “We make sure our representatives understand how students are hurting,” Bhula said. “The return on investment with ASG is much greater than anything else.” Dakota Williams, UNC student and ASG senior vice president, said he is not opposed to the vote, but like Bhula, he is unsure whether a student vote actually has the authority to remove a student fee. “I don’t know if we as a student body have the power to do this,” Williams said. “The fee itself was implemented by the Board of Governors in a democratic process, but not a direct one,” he said. He also said no one from the UNC College Republicans spoke on the issue with either him or Bhula. “I will be impressed if they get 3,000 votes,” he said. “If UNC withdraws, it will look irresponsible on our part,” Williams said. “But it will look great if the students shut it down.” The six student body president candidates had varying reactions to the petition and plans as to how to address ASG if they are elected.
website under scrutiny
Online signing may not be legal
By dEBorAH STrANGE
PuLLinG iT TOGETHEr
‘The Trojan Women’ to depict war su≠ering
Students now have 10 days to appeal residency
Shortened time frame becomes law
By CHriSTiNA AUSTiN
CHCCS Board of Education imagines ideal new leader
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education heard the results of a district wide survey on the characteristics of its ideal superintendent as part of its regular meeting Thursday night. The board praised the district for its high response rate to the survey, which indicated that stakeholders want a leader capable of making hard decisions in a fiscal year likely to be full of difficult financial decisions and program cuts. See dailytarheel.com for more. -From staff and wire reports
Students officially have less time to appeal for in-state residency — and may find residency harder to prove — thanks to an updated state residency manual. Previously, students billed as out-of-state were given the entire semester to appeal for in-state status. Within the past few years, however, they have had only 10 days from when the semester started. The shortened period was in practice but was not in the state residency manual until August, when it became state law. “The new laws were not in the state manual, but they had already been incorporated,” said Roberta Kelly, associate university registrar. The change was made so that the state budget can be organized and allocated earlier in the year because tuition dues are a major contributor to the budget. Chris Derickson, University reg-
istrar, said that the earlier deadline will definitely impact students by cutting their appeal time. “This change does impact students a lot,” he said. All students must state their residency status when initially applying to the University or to a program within the school. Eighty-one percent of enrolled undergraduates in fall 2010 were residents. Students accepted as residents pay an in-state tuition, while those not accepted pay a higher out-ofstate tuition. Although the change may cause more students to pay out-of-state tuition, Derickson said it is meant to make the system more efficient, not to generate revenue. Officials also said students will have the same academic experience whether or not they are residents. Ashley Memory, senior assistant director of undergraduate admissions, said that while in-state students receive preference in admissions, accepted students are treated
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the same regardless of residency. She added that residency determination is a very individual process and that two individuals with similar situations may be judged differently. North Carolina does not have a set checklist of criteria to automatically make a student eligible for in-state residency and tuition, Kelly said. Proving permanent residency for a year or sharing a home address with parents or guardians in the state does help a student’s case, she added. Though the process isn’t standardized, Derickson hopes to make it simpler. “I want to bring a sense of clar-
“The new laws were not in the state manual, but they had already been incorporated.”
In-state vs. out-of-state residency at UNC
In fall 2010, in-state undergraduates at UNC had the highest number of residencies out of all groups. When looking at all groups, in-state students had approximately three times the number of residencies as out-of-state students.
Undergraduate Graduate Professional
Number of residencies (in thousands)
SOURCE: UNC OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND ASSESSMENT
ity and consistency to the process,” he said. He plans to do this with frequent training sessions, which he began just a few months ago, and by meeting regularly with those who determine residency. He also wants to communicate effectively
with the campus community. Derickson wants local rules for residency drafted to extend beyond the state’s rules and help make the process consistent. Contact the University Editor at email@example.com.
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EntEr thE ElEvator find out who’s on the rise and on the decline in this week’s elevator. PaGE 5
brinG on thE CavaliErs the swimming and diving teams travel to Charlottesville this saturday. PaGE 6
turtlE PowEr unC women’s basketball takes on no. 15 Maryland sunday. PaGE 6
Friday, January 21, 2011
north Carolina exorcises Demon Deacons
Italee Lucas leads team with 20 points, Broomfield chips in 19
by KElly Parsons
assistant sports editor
For the second time in a row, the North Carolina women’s basketball game began with a pace-setting 8-0 run. But this time, it wasn’t the Tar Heels trying to play catch-up. In an impressive display of offensive depth, senior Italee woMEn’s Lucas and junior basKEtball Laura Broomfield wake forest 56 combined for 39 unC 71 points to lead the Tar Heels (17-2, 3-1 ACC) to a 71-56 victory against conference rival Wake Forest. “We wanted to start strong with our defense, and also being aggressive offensively, so that was just sort of a mentality or mindset that we wanted to have,” North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell said. “Just sort of getting back to playing what we’re known for
— going after people and going up and down the floor.” Broomfield’s 19 points was the forward’s career-high, and she tacked on 11 rebounds to record her first doubledouble of the 2010-11 campaign. Lucas led the Tar Heels in scoring yet again, but after the match, she was quick to praise the other half of the game-leading duo. “Laura is an amazing player,” Lucas said. “Once her confidence is there, no one can stop her. The only person that can stop her is herself.” Senior Jessica Breland is second only to Lucas in scoring this season for the Tar Heels, but she left after playing just 10 minutes in the first half, suffering a knee injury. Breland didn’t return for the rest of the game, and even disappeared from the bench during the second half. But with Broomfield lighting up the floor, the Tar Heels didn’t really need her.
UNC led by double digits for much of the game. With just less than 12 and a half minutes left, the Demon Deacons tried desperately to cut down North Carolina’s 20-point lead. Broomfield just wouldn’t allow it. The Maryland native leapt to the basket and smacked down the ball, sending it to the floor and then to the arms of her teammate. Sophomore Waltiea Rolle also played a large part defensively against Wake Forest, using her 6-foot-6 frame to help her block six shots. Despite losing to the Tar Heels, Wake Forest coach Mike Petersen was pleased with his team’s performance, particularly when it came to rebounding. The Demon Deacons nabbed 28 offensive rebounds, and registered a total of 53. But when it came to shooting, Wake
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Forwards step up without Breland
by Evan G. Marlow
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Junior forward laura Broomfield posted a double-double against the demon deacons on thursday, posting 19 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in 24 minutes of work for north Carolina.
Chay shegog managed 10 points on just 3-for-12 shooting, but pulled down seven boards for the tar heels.
Forward Jessica Breland has been the North Carolina women’s basketball team’s best forward this year. She is second on the team in both points and rebounds. So when she went down with what is being called a minor left knee injury after just 10 minutes into Thursday’s game against Wake Forest, the Tar Heels needed their other big players to step up. Luckily for the Tar Heels, they have the depth up front to succeed even without their top forward. Chay Shegog, Waltiea Rolle and most of all Laura Broomfield picked up the slack to lead UNC to a 71-56 win against the Demon Deacons. Broomfield led the in the frontcourt by recording her second double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds. “Laura had a ton of rebounds,” UNC see forwarDs, page 6
coach Sylvia Hatchell said. “She’s getting up there around the rim and that’s really good. We’re going to need her down the stretch here.” Also helping out, especially on the defensive end, was Rolle. She put her 6-foot-6 frame to use, producing six blocks with her long arms to go along with seven points and eight rebounds. Shegog had a poor night shooting but still managed to add 10 points and a team-high five assists. The trio effectively gave North Carolina enough front-line scoring to support star guard Italee Lucas, who had 20 points, and helped lead the Tar Heels to victory. “Tonight both Chay and Waltiea were missing shots that normally they would make,” Hatchell said. “But we’re going to continue to do that
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friday, january 21, 2011
High-pressure practice helps gymnastics team
unC preps for four-squad contest
by Jennifer Kessinger
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On the rise
the UNC freshman wrestler and son of coach C.D. Mock was named aCC wrestler of the week after knocking off the No. 5 wrestler in the 157-pound weight class, Virginia tech’s Jesse Dong. Mock celebrated the victory with an homage to another freshman phenom by performing the John wall dance. Dad was less than pleased, telling reporters after the match that Corey’s antics “would not happen again.”
For the North Carolina gymnastics team, high-pressure situations aren’t just reserved for meets. When the team takes on Rutgers, Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, it will be just like another practice for the team. To prepare for the first two meets of the season, the team has treated practice more like competition, even performing routines for a nationally certified judge — assistant coach Penny Jernigan. “They’ve been competing beam routines on a weekly basis for coach Jernigan, and that’s been really valuable to the team,” head coach Derek Galvin said. Pressure sets, full routines that mimic a competition setting, have helped the Tar Heels gain composure on the balance beam early in the season. At the start of last season, the event proved challenging for the team. Performances like sophomore Maura Masatsugu’s at last week’s meet at George Washington
showed promise for the team that graduated three gymnasts from its 2010 EAGL Championship lineup. Masatsugu placed first in the last meet with a score of 9.850. Redshirt senior Teri Diamond hopes to make it back into the uneven bars lineup this weekend after returning from an ankle injury that kept her from competing last season. Diamond said one of the main strengths of the team is its chemistry, and she’s excited about continuing in her role as a leader. “This year the team is just so unified,” Diamond said. “I feel privileged to be able to lead this team because it’s such a great group of girls.” Galvin said the team has been focusing on a different event every day this week, starting with conditioning on Monday and training on vault and floor exercise later in the week. He admits that the floor and vault lineups haven’t been progressing as quickly due to injuries on the team. Last week, sophomore Michelle Ikoma tore her Achilles’
tendon in practice and will be out for the remainder of the season. Junior Taylor Brown was out for a couple of weeks with a knee injury but is hoping to be a part of the vault lineup at Rutgers. Brown posted three personal records last season, including a 9.650 on the bars at Florida. The Tar Heels’ execution and form will serve as an advantage against their opponents this weekend, Galvin said. The team already defeated Penn by more than four points at the George Washington Invitational. The Brown Bears came in third place in their first meet, but sophomore Emily Lutfey could prove to be tough competition on the uneven bars. Lutfey scored a 9.800 in the Bears’ season opener. Brown said she hopes the meet will give the Tar Heels more confidence going into the home season in Carmichael Arena next month. “Just get all your kinks out, whatever you have a little fear about now,” she said. “We can get that out of the way and be prepared for our big meets, our home meets.” Contact the Sports Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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former NCaa qualifiers Mike rappo and Nick stabile have spent time on the sidelines due to injury for the second season in a row. fellow senior thomas scotton has struggled lately in the 165-pound weight class after being ranked as high as No. 3 at 157 last year, losing his last three matches. the team’s four seniors are a combined 2-11 against ranked opposition.
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p.m. and appalachian state at 9 p.m. UVa. is 1-0 in the aCC after trouncing N.C. state last week while UNC defeated Duke on tuesday.
North Carolina’s all-time leading passer was rewarded for his stellar senior campaign with an invitation to the NfLPa all-star Game. whether you love him or hate him, you can’t help but be happy for Yates after all he went through his first three seasons and the way he carried himself in the face of the NCaa and University investigations into the football program this season. Here’s hoping Yates enjoys the spotlight and puts on a show for NfL scouts.
Wrestling: the wrestling squad hosts a doubleheader tonight as the tar Heels face Virginia at 7
Zero games played, zero tackles, zero fumbles forced and zero sacks. that’s North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin austin’s statline for the senior season he spent as a spectator after being ruled ineligible due to NCaa violations. But the shrine Game still saw fit to invite austin to its all-star game on saturday, anyway. at least the game’s proceeds go to children’s hospitals?
Women’s tennis: inside the warmth of the Cone-Kenfield tennis Center, the women’s tennis team begins 2011 play with dual matches against winthrop (10 a.m.) and elon (5 p.m.). sophomore Zoe De Bruycker and shinann featherston went deep in a two separate invitationals out west and will be in UNC’s top six this weekend. swimming and diving: the rivalry between UNC and Virginia is about as hot as it gets in the world of collegiate swimming. Go to page 6 to read about the meet. gymnastics: Gymnastics, after capturing the George washington invitational last week, travels to rutgers. read all about it above.
Men’s tennis: No. 30 Jose Hernandez leads the UNC men’s tennis team into its first dual match of the season against Charlotte. the 49ers will be competing for the first time since the Cougar invitational on Oct. 24. Women’s basketball: women’s basketball goes on the road for the first time since Jan. 9 when
the tar Heels play Maryland. UNC is 6-1 in games away from home this season. see our prediction for the game on page 6.
friday, january 21, 2011
The Daily Tar Heel
Tar Heels face familiar foe
by Leah CampbeLL
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Every year senior Vinny Pryor has been swimming at North Carolina, he’s come just a touch short. In each of UNC’s three dual meets against conference rival Virginia, the former record holder has finished second to a Cavalier in the 100-yard breaststroke. This weekend, Pryor will get a shot at redemption. “I won’t get second again,” Pryor said. The North Carolina men’s and women’s swimming teams will travel to Charlottesville on Saturday in an attempt to uphold their unblemished 2-0 ACC record. For weeks Pryor has been thinking about the challenges that come along with the rivalry match. “It’s easy to get caught up in the emotional swings of the meet,” he said. “It’s our biggest dual of the season and intensity runs extremely high. “We have to keep our emotions in check and remember that there are high points and low points and that the meets are long. You can’t get burned out in the beginning
and let emotions control the way you perform.” The No. 9-ranked UNC men (6-0 in dual meets) are slotted to swim at noon, and the No. 11-ranked women (5-1) will begin at 3 p.m. Even though the men’s and women’s meets are scored separately, the teams usually swim dual meets simultaneously. The different start times for the UVa. meet are going to be a difficult adjustment for UNC captain Laura Moriarty. “It doesn’t alternate between guy and girl events,” she said. “You have to warm up, cool down and cheer on your teammates all at once. It’s going to be a constant go, go, go.” Fourth-year coach Rich DeSelm said that despite the teams’ emotions and expectations, the meet won’t make or break UNC’s seasons. “We are doing everything we can to prepare,” he said. “There’s a lot of emotion when we swim against Virginia, but at the end of the day it’s all about competing — swimming, racing and diving our best. It’s not the culmination of our season.” Virginia’s men are ranked No. 14, while the Cavalier women are
Forest continually came up short. The Demon Deacons were 27.6 percent from the floor, and were 11-for-24 from the charity stripe. “We had more possessions than they had, but we didn’t get enough out of them,” Petersen said. “If you were to tell me before the game, ‘You’re going to have four more possessions than they do,’ I would have taken that and we’d all run right to Vegas.” Hatchell was less than thrilled with her team being out-rebounded, and though the Tar Heels shot significantly better than they did in Monday’s loss to Connecticut, she
was still unsatisfied with North Carolina’s 37 percent field goal percentage. But what Hatchell saw on Thursday night reminded her of the team’s drive. The squad had weathered a storm just three days prior, but the Tar Heels were back to their old selves. And for that, she couldn’t have been happier. “We’re just better when we do what we’re good at,” Hatchell said. “Sometimes it’s better to try and make the other team adjust to us instead of us trying to make so many adjustments to them.” Contact the Sports Editor at email@example.com. “Some of the rebounds, it’s like, ‘Man she’s cleaning glass, call her Windex,’” Lucas said. “She’s just amazing, and once that confidence is there, she’s going to go beyond her potential.” It wasn’t all peaches and cream for the Tar Heels and their forwards, though. Wake Forest had 28 offensive rebounds and outrebounded North Carolina 53-51. With or without Breland, the team will have to do much better on the glass against a big, physical Maryland team on Sunday. Hatchell was particularly mad about her team letting Wake Forest control the boards. “ Way t o o m a ny o ff e n s i v e rebounds,” she said. “We’ ll be running for that tomorrow, though, so it’s okay.” Contact the Sports Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
the men’s swimming team goes into its match against virginia with a no. 9 ranking and a 6-0 record in dual meets. unC is 2-0 in the aCC.
ranked No. 9. Both teams sport a 5-1 dual meet record and are 2-0 against ACC opponents. “There’s really no reason we can’t beat them,” Moriarty said. “We’ve had the best start as a team since I came to Carolina, and this year we’re staying calm and trying not to get too caught up in the rush of the rivalry.” This weekend’s meet will result in an ACC loss for at least one team,
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but for UNC sophomore Carly Smith, it’s a little more personal. “For me, it’s getting that victory I want,” she said. “I chose UNC over UVa. for school because I wanted to be first in the ACCs. I got second to a UVa. swimmer in the conference meet last year, and this time I want to get a win for the team.” Contact the Sports Editor at email@example.com.
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in this space a week ago, we published a photo of senior writer mark thompson dressed in a halloween costume as a mexican. we understand that some of you found this photo offensive, and we recognize and apologize for our insensitivity. as for last week’s picks, all eight of our pickers seemed to have a little too much faith in the home team, as not a single one foresaw north Carolina’s 20-point drubbing at georgia tech. assistant sports editor Brandon moree led the way, with a 6-2 record, also incorrectly picking Boston College to beat miami. guest picker and senior writer mark thompson was the only panelist to correctly
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pick that contest. seniors and former morrison residents aaron taube and louie horvath tied for second place with matching 5-3 records. taube, an assistant sports editor, bought into the triangle hype a little too much in picking n.C. state to win at florida state, while senior writer horvath mistakenly chose missouri to win at texas a&m. sports editor Jonathan Jones, assistant editor kelly parsons, thompson and editor-inchief sarah frier brought up the rear at 4-4. this week, we bring back yet another assistant-editor-turned-senior-writer in sophomore megan walsh. Back in the sportsfriday saddle again,
Aaron Taube 5-3 5-3 (.625) virginia maryland florida state n.C. state texas a&m syracuse purdue kansas Kelly Parsons 4-4 4-4 (.500) virginia maryland florida state miami texas a&m syracuse purdue kansas
because the more we go inside, the more it opens it up outside for Italee.” Breland is scheduled to get an MRI on her knee, but regardless of how long she is out, the improving play of the other forwards will give the Tar Heels the frontline depth it needs to compete in future games. A f t e r T h u r s d a y ’s g a m e , Broomfield now leads the team with 7.7 rebounds per game, and her play is improving with each passing game. “Like today, you never know when it’s going to be your turn to step your game up,” Broomfield said. “I like our depth but I still try to bring intensity every game, regardless of the situation.” Lucas, for one, is impressed with Broomfield’s ability.
senior writer Megan Walsh is this week’s guest picker. she didn’t do all that hot last semester as a regular picker and was demoted this year to simply one guest spot.
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walsh puts herself at peril of making the same mistake as last week’s pickers in putting too much faith in the Boston College eagles. more likely, the orlando resident and gator fan is making her picks through orange-andblue colored glasses. “i mean, i’m obviously never going to pick fsu to win anything,” she said.
Brandon Moree 6-2 6-2 (.750) Sarah Frier 4-4 4-4 (.500) virginia maryland florida state n.C. state kansas state syracuse michigan state kansas Megan Walsh 4-4 4-4 (.500) virginia Clemson BC miami texas a&m villanova purdue texas
Cetera degraffenreid leads the aCC in assists. she’s tallied 106, compared to only 26 turnovers. maryland has not been as protective of the ball as the tar heels have been this season, averaging 18.6 turnovers, while the heels average only 15.9. edge: unC aCC freshman of the week alyssa thomas will look to challenge the unC frontcourt. even though thomas is the aCC’s secondleading freshman scorer, she will have to fight for position with Jessica Breland and Chay shegog who will have a height advantage. edge: unC Both teams are very deep, having 10 players that average at least 10 minutes per game. the tar heel bench has been more dependable with laura Broomfield and tierra ruffin-pratt both scoring 100-plus points so far this season. edge: unC maryland is the worst 3-point shooting team in the aCC and the second worst free throw shooting team. unC has been dominating in the first half this season and if that continues, maryland will struggle to catch up. edge: unC
Last Week record to date georgia tech at virginia Clemson at maryland Boston College at fsu miami at n.C. state kansas st. at texas a&m villanova at syracuse michigan state at purdue texas at kansas
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a Long Island club by tipping off owners to police raids, authorities said. Dito, who also was supposed to investigate Gambino and Colombo crime family soldiers and associates, was charged with obstructing a state investigation. Some of those arrested were indicted on charges of involvement in illegal gambling at clubs in Westbury and Bohemia, N.Y., while others were charged with extortion involving club owners.
the Union’s latest gallery display features past concert poster advertisements for Carrboro’s Cat’s Cradle, created by local artist and musician Ron liberti. the posters can each be purchased for $20.
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Amplifying the quiet corridor of the gallery in the Student Union is a line of distinctive vintage-style posters, advertising a diverse lineup of past Cat’s Cradle concerts. Ron Liberti, a local musician and artist, has been creating unique posters for the popular Carrboro venue for more than a decade. Liberti said each band’s music inspires his creative process. “I try to make it feel like the band sounds,” Liberti said. Although a love of music sparked his initial exploration of art, Liberti finds inspiration working in both mediums. “I’ve always had the same size place in my heart for them,” he said. While in college, Liberti created a poster advertising one of his band’s shows. His art caught on with other bands needing publicity. When Cat’s Cradle owner Frank Heath saw Liberti’s posters more than a decade ago, he immediately recognized their ability to connect
with local artists and music lovers alike. Heath said that bands appreciate Liberti’s interpretation of their music. “The work he does is really helpful in bringing people together,” Heath said. “It’s a part of the show that people can talk about afterwards, long after they’ve forgotten what songs were played.” Liberti makes most of his posters by hand, using techniques as old as rock ’n’ roll itself — screen prints, hand-drawn images, collages and mixed media. Heath said that Liberti’s precise vintage technique, coupled with his ability to consolidate a band’s sound into a single page, have made him a staple in the local art scene. Sophomore Tory Whitson said that she was immediately drawn to the posters as she walked through the gallery. “It’s definitely different than what’s been in here before,” she said. “I like it because I’m a huge music fanatic.” Whitson has attended several
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shows at Cat’s Cradle and said that she is happy about the Union’s decision to display posters from the local hot spot. “I’m glad that students are looking at something that is typically considered commercial in a new way,” Tyler Mills, president of the Carolina Union Activities Board, said. While his posters have been featured in 10 publications and more than 30 art shows, Liberti said that he remains committed to sharing his work with the community. “He does all this cool work and he doesn’t charge people an arm and a leg for it,” Heath said. “He is a very important part of the genesis of the local music community here.” Contact the Arts Editor at email@example.com.
Member of Little rock nine shares his story
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Marc Bamuthi Joseph stood in Gerrard Hall on Wednesday afternoon with his collaborators — a documentarian and a visual artist and urban planner. “It’s happening,” Joseph said. “The big brain stuff.” Joseph’s flash of inspiration will be one of many performed in his piece, “red, black and GREEN: a blues,” in Gerrard Hall on Friday and Saturday. The show is part of the Office of the Executive Director for the Arts’ Process Series, which lets the audience see and understand the building stages of creating a piece of art that is still in formation. Joseph’s performance will incorporate several forms of visual and performance art — poetry, choreography, documentary, music and even pottery. “Using all these interdisciplinary resources to tell a story is not unlike conducting a symphony,” he said. “You need a healthy and harmonious balance.” Joseph Megel, artist-in-residence and creative director of the Process Series, said the program fosters a
dialogue between the artist and the audience about a developing piece, rather than a finished product. “This series allows students and the community to get a glimpse of the creative process, and it gives the artist a chance to see what the audience received,” Megel said. Now in its third year, the series began when Megel proposed the idea as a way to “give work a chance to incubate.” Reed Colver, director of campus and community management for the office of the executive director of the arts, has worked with Megel on the series since its beginning. “Creative processes are always in flow,” Colver said. “A key component of the series is being able to do it on a college campus.” Joseph said he started thinking about creating a more innovative range of performance art about 12 years ago while teaching 10th
See “red, black and GreeN” Time: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Location: Gerrard Hall Tickets: Admission is free Info: www.eda.unc.edu
grade English. “I realized that the classroom was most alive when there were different pathways to gathering information,” he said. Joseph’s piece, “red, black and GREEN: a blues” will address the themes of environmental action and social justice. Joseph said that the show focuses more on the green movement as it exists in the Amazon and the Arctic rather than in urban areas. “Rather than thinking about green, we’re thinking about life,” he said. Contact the Arts Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sept. 25, 1957, nine black teenagers led the effort to desegregate public schools by braving the halls of Central High School in Little Rock, A.R. Thursday, Terrence Roberts — one of the so-called Little Rock Nine — came to UNC as part of the week-long Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration. His talk in the Student Union auditorium was sponsored by the history department, the Carolina Union Activities Board and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Justin Rucker, Kappa Alpha Psi president, said that Roberts’ speech related to the overall theme of the week, which explored the question of whether Americans live in a post-racial world. “He has experience in a very overtly racist America, but at the same time he can speak on some things that are going on today,” Rucker said. Roberts shared the challenges he faced and lessons he learned with a crowd of about 70 students and faculty members. He touched on hardships and hatred, but his main message was one of love. “I remember hearing the golden rule: ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,’” he said. “And I jumped out of my chair and shouted, ‘Hallelujah! Life is going to be grand.’” But Roberts later found that not everyone had the same outlook. As
terrence Roberts, one of the little Rock nine who helped fight for desegregation in schools in 1957, spoke to an audience thursday night.
a teenager, he was attacked for sitting on a stool in a whites-only hamburger joint in Little Rock. “Something inside of me snapped as I ran out,” he said. “I could no longer play this game of going through the motions of accepting segregation.” That moment inspired Roberts to take a stand by volunteering to transfer to Central High School. Although 150 students initially volunteered, the number dwindled to nine as nervous parents decided not to risk the controversial move. UNC students said they appreciated Roberts’ personal history and words of wisdom.
Freshman Martina Evans said she was grateful for the chance to hear Roberts speak. “Thanks to him, I’m able to attend Carolina,” Evans, who is black, said. “Opportunities like this don’t happen often.” As UNC’s week of celebration and discussion drew to a close, Roberts said there is still a long way to go in the fight for civil rights. “The civil rights movement, for me, began in 1619, and continues unabated on Jan. 20, 2011,” he said. Contact the University Editor at email@example.com.
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iNTERESTED iN A FAST pACED lAB The laboratory of Dr. Bryan Roth in UNC Department of pharmacology is seeking a motivated graduate in a scientific field (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, etc.) as a pDSp research technician. This is a temp, full-time position for the pDSp (http://pdsp.med.unc. edu/), could become permanent. For full description see http://pdsp.med.unc.edu/ rothlab/. Send resumes: firstname.lastname@example.org. ADA/EOE employer. DEDiCATED RUNS NOW AvAilABlE! immediate openings for dedicated route drivers in your area. Weekly home time, regional routes, great pay ($35,000-$39,000 annually). Good family benefits, industry’s leading equipment. Solo drivers wanted, no relocation required. Stable employment with 90 years in the business. No CDl? No problem. Fast on the job training. Minimum age 21. Call today! 866-917-7594. Place Your 1x1 GYMNASTiCS iNSTRUCTORS WANTED! Bull City Gymnastics has full-time and part-time positions available for energetic, enthusiastic instructors. BCG offers competitive salary rates and flexible schedules. Experience preferred, but not required. Email amaness@ bullcitygymnastics.com or call 919-383-3600 to start your gymnastics career with us!
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even the minimum 5 percent cut would force academic units to offer fewer credit hours. Eyeing the end of federal stimulus funds and state sales tax, Carney expressed doubt that an enrollment increase would come again in the 2011-12 fiscal year, adding that the University will likely experience a tuition increase reminiscent of the one approved for this year, which exceeded UNCsystem cap of 6.5 percent. Carney said alternative forms of funding will leave financial aid untouched. With the economy slowly rebounding, he added that the strain on financial aid will soon ease. Carney, who has overseen the University’s projects for state budget cuts of 5, 10 and 15 percent, said he began preparing for the 2011-12 in response to the magnitude of the budget shortfall and Republican takeover of both houses of the N.C. General Assembly for the first time since the Reconstruction era. “Their message has been very clear,” he said. “They’re going to cut deeply to solve these big problems they’ve got and then we’ll go forward.” Tenure and tenure-track faculty will be largely exempt from the layoffs, jeopardizing the futures of some fixed-term faculty whose contracts are up for renewal. “Some contracts probably won’t be renewed, and that has implications for credit hours directly,” he said. “If the money goes away, they can’t fill the positions. They’re lost.” In his Jan. 10 budget update, Thorp wrote that he did not expect to see tenured faculty eliminated as part of the cuts, nor did he anticipate canceling fixed-term faculty contracts mid-term or changing tenure decisions because of the cuts. Carney said he will mee t today with his counterparts at Duke University and N.C. State University, a school that recently announced it would eliminate or merge programs and possibly schools in an effort to root out duplications and respond to cuts. Carney said it would be difficult to find redundancy at UNC, citing the caliber of the University’s programs. Contact the University Editor at email@example.com.
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that comprises the College of Arts and Sciences, graduate school and all non-medical professional schools. The College will bear the brunt of that cut by slashing slightly more than $2 million from its budget. As the destination for the majority of the student body, the College will also take on about half of the $6 million that a 5 percent state budget cut would necessitate. The health affairs schools, ranging from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to the School of Medicine, will absorb a slightly larger cut of $4,598,632 for the added cuts and $6,569,474 for the projected 5 percent cut. And the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, whose roles stretch from undergraduate admissions to the University’s diversity and multicultural affairs, must undertake cuts of $2,603,137 and $3,718,766. Without the relief funding that has accompanied past enrollment and tuition increases, Carney said
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Limiting local abortion
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Thirty-eight years since Roe v. Wade, N.C. Republicans aim to lower the abortion rate. See pg. 1 for story.
Health care hostility
UNC Hospital service fees could increase as a result of a health care dispute. See page 1 for story.
Complete the grid so each row, column and 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contains every digit 1 to 9.
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Illness and scheduling conflicts won’t prevent “The Trojan Woman” from debuting. See pg. 3 for story.
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Orange County’s rising abortion rates
From 2005 to 2009, the percentage of pregnancies ending in abortion for 18 to 24 year olds has increased by approximately 8 percent in Orange County, N.C..
Percentage of pregnancies ending in abortion
wants to make sure women make informed decisions. “The question that comes up in some cases is, do they really? Many of them make informed decisions. But not all of them. If they choose not to (have an abortion), maybe we’ve saved a life.” “Bills like this have been introduced pretty much every year,” said Paige Johnson, vice president of public affairs for Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina. However, they usually remained in committee or were defeated by Democrats in the N.C. Senate. Democrats have controlled at least one of the two houses of the state legislature since Roe v. Wade was handed down in 1973. “This year I do think it has a good shot,” Holt said. “Now that the Senate is controlled by Republicans, we have more confidence that the bill will be passed.” Johnson said she is sure that Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue will veto any anti-abortion legislation. If Perdue vetoed the legislation, the legislature would need threefifths of both branches to override the measure. Republicans in the N.C. Senate have a veto-proof majority, and the N.C. House is only a few votes from being veto-proof. Perdue could be reluctant to veto the legislation, as the Democrat will face a tough re-election battle in 2012. However, she voted for abortion rights in the past and has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, a group that works to elect female politicians who support abortion rights.
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Out-of-state students now have just 10 days to appeal for in-state tuition. See pg. 3 for story.
Heels head to Virginia
The men and women’s swimming teams hope to stay hot in Charlottesville. See pg. 6 for story.
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recorded 431 pregnancies to women ages 18 to 24 in Orange County. Of these, 185 ended in abortion. Between 2005 and 2009, the percentages of pregnancies to Orange County women in that age group ending in abortion fluctuated between 35 and 43 percent. Mary Covington, director for Campus Health Services, said they do not provide abortion services, but instead refer students to community resources if students decide to pursue the procedure. Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s leading abortion services providers, has a location in Chapel Hill where they perform abortions. Johnson said the clinic serves many students from UNC, although private practices in the area can perform abortions as well. She said patients are first given a pregnancy test and then “options counseling” that is tailored to the individual and their Abortion in Chapel Hill specific situation. In 2009, the N.C. Department Should they decide to pursue of Health and Human Services abortion, women are given an
ultrasound and a sonogram for medical purposes and can view either one, Johnson said. They give “informed consent,” indicating that they understand the procedure. The least expensive abortions typically cost about $350, but they can be more expensive depending on the stage of the pregnancy. Insurance coverage of abortion has been a controversial debate within the state and at UNC. Johnson said that Planned Parenthood accepts health insurance, although not many women use it — most pay out-of-pocket. “If she’s an average American woman she’ll be trying not to get pregnant for three decades. She’s likely to get pregnant by mistake. Half of pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned,” Johnson said. “It’s a really common experience, but women just don’t talk about it.” Staff writer Elise Young contributed reporting. Contact the State & National editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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t’s lunch time at Lenoir — and you are hungry. Maybe you’ve set your eyes on a caprece chicken sandwich, the well-dressed specialty of a new local vendor in Lenoir; or perhaps you packed a colorful salad today with organic greens, even including lettuce’s weird liberal uncle — arugula? Whatever the instance, there is no denying that well-educated students are being told to eat a certain way. But why? Free range? Grass fed? What happened to free pizza and Ramen noodles, the quintessential diet and ancient staple of college life? We are Blair Mikels and Alex Walters, collectively your source for deciphering the suddenly jargon-filled world of food issues. We are not food experts; we are eaters — just like you. Our column will take a fresh perspective on food issues and culture, adding a dash of practicality to a world defined by its diet. Our first stop is to divide, conquer and dine on North Carolina’s very own “superfood” — the sweet potato. We decided to start simple. The master plan was a recipe pulled from the “Southern Foodways Alliance Cookbook” calling for only three ingredients: sweet potatoes, butter and spicy ginger ale. As students who like to know where their food comes from, we were also both determined to gobble up some specifically local sweet potatoes. We decided to attempt to source our orange tubers from farm to plate — literally. Naturally, neither of us had a garden chock-full of sweet potatoes ready to bake, so we decided to take (um, steal?) a couple from UNC’s own Campus Community Garden. In 1995, the General Assembly declared the sweet potato the North Carolina state vegetable, and with good cause — they’re available year-round in the Triangle and enjoy a storied history. Today, nearly half of the country’s sweet potatoes are being raised right here in our state’s rural backyard. Scrambling to trespass through the stiff, bamboo gate of the seasonally locked studentrun garden, we hardly felt like the right people for this job. But this was our task: to hunt down the ultimate foodie prize — the organic, local, community raised, seasonal sweet potato. However, suddenly cold and lost inside the ice-covered garden, we found ourselves unable to simply identify a sweet potato. We realized that we knew a whole lot less about our food than we had hoped. Good thing we had a plan B. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is one of few year-round farmers’ markets in the state. Luckily, one prolific farmer had a bunch of awkwardly shaped sweet potatoes perfect for our recipe. An oven, an hour and a few hungry bites later, we finally achieved foodie nirvana through a couple of sliced and buttered gingery sweet potatoes. Our oncedubious taste-testers agreed; we did our southern roots and recipe proud. Our culinary success confirmed that eating produce grown locally and seasonally isn’t just a phrase printed on a T-shirt or tote bag — it’s actually a way to recover the lost art of knowing where one’s food comes from to begin with. And if the two of us can achieve that, just about anyone can.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Why silent sam was built: a historian’s perspective
TO THE EDITOR: In discussing Silent Sam’s meaning and purpose, UNC should examine the motives of the monument’s creators. At the unveiling on June 2, 1913, Julian Carr’s speech detailed what UNC’s statue memorialized: “The present generation, I am persuaded, scarcely takes note of what the Confederate soldier meant to the welfare of the Anglo Saxon race during the four years immediately succeeding the war… their courage and steadfastness saved the very life of the Anglo Saxon race in the South — when the ‘bottom rail was on top’ all over the Southern states, and today, as a consequence, the purist strain of the Anglo Saxon is to be found in the 13 Southern States.” Carr then proudly recounted his contribution to Reconstruction’s racial violence: “100 yards from where we stand, less than 90 days perhaps after my return from Appomattox, I horse-whipped a negro wench, until her skirts hung in shreds, because upon the streets of this quiet village she had publicly insulted and maligned a Southern lady.” This disturbing past is part of our beloved institution’s history. All paths forward carry their own perils. Destroying the monument erases an uncomfortable past, but to ignore its connections to racial ideologies that barred African Americans from UNC until the 1950s is equally problematic. Even new interpretive signs would stir debates on what to include. These debates are healthy. As we near the Civil War’s sesquicentennial discussions over the meaning of our past ensures a more informed public. This I celebrate. Adam H. Domby Graduate Student History
kvetch: v.1 (yiddish) to complain dear manager sitting behind the bench: please don’t look utterly disgusted to be sitting behind roy and the boys; there are about 10,000 girls in line to replace you. first, pluto’s not a planet, now there is a new zodiac sign. maybe the world really is coming to an end. to the guy who yelled “you suck” when the announcer called harrison Barnes’ name during the team introductions at the game: he’s a top 10 nBa draft prospect. you’re here playing your little trombone. i think you’re confused as to who “sucks” in this situation buddy. to whoever folded my extensive amount of sheets and blankets in the parker laundry room, thank you so much fairy godmother! to the hallmate who keeps using her laptop while on the toilet: is the bathroom wi-fi seriously that good or should i be concerned? dear ncaa, please don’t investigate me for the 20 cents of printing money i gave to shaun draughn. to the confederate apologists sitting in front of the alpine tv tuesday afternoon: i’m sorry, but the civil war was about slavery. dear professor: no, really — cci printing ate my homework. to the old man who was hitting on me in the library, take off the duke hat and get back to me. fellow student: there is a time and place for arguing with the professor, and there is a time to shut up and let us move on. and just to be clear, your time to shut up was ten minutes ago. to the kid who decided to barge into the bathrooms at the pool, yelling about how anyone changing in a stall was homophobic: Being the guy in the stall changing, and also gay, i feel inclined to say that you’ve single-handedly set back the gay right’s movement 20 years. good job on trying to sound tolerant, idiot. to whoever pooped under the stairs of franklin street’s puzzle piece alley: that is not the piece we were looking for. hey douche bag who insists on wearing a pink bandana at all times: humans vs. Zombies was so 2010. p.s. you’re balding. i don’t understand why a drunk person was mad at 2 a.m. when someone pulled out an ak ... ski?! dear girl leaving rams head, i thought their green apples were “banging” too. to the people making out next to me in the ul: that’s what davis is for. to the protein powderobsessed senior male: how has bringing girls back to your triple dorm room worked out for you lately? Send your one-to-two sentence entries to email@example.com, subject line ‘kvetch.’
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Move to Common Application will make college application process easier, entice talent
Most high school students already fill out the Common App, so UNC is just making it easier for them to apply. And the majority of the information on applications is the same — filling out personal information and extracurricular activities. So it significantly lowers the burden on college applicants if that kind of information can be consolidated. Admissions should remain wary, though, of the perverse incentive to use the Common App to apply to a large numbers of schools without seriously considering attending them. The flip side of this potential drawback will be that Chapel Hill will come to the attention of students who might not necessarily have the school on their radar. With lowered transaction time costs, more — and more qualified — students might apply to the school. Admissions director Steve Farmer said the school would have to pay the Common App group handling fees for every application it processes and that ConnectCarolina would have to be updated. But Farmer said he thought the costs would be mainly recuperated by application fees and expected bolstered application numbers. In the meantime, admissions should prepare for the expected 15 to 20 percent increase in applications by ensuring that they have enough resources to process them all.
NC Admissions recently announced it has applied to the Common Application group, meaning students applying to UNC would no longer fill out a dedicated UNC application. Although UNC has been reluctant to adopt the Common Application, we think the decision will significantly decrease the burden on high school students applying to college. Joining a standardized application need not undermine the unique qualities of UNC’s current application. The unique elements of the UNC application — including the essays and short answer questions — can be incorporated into the supplement portion of the Common App.
Don’t ignore aid ‘gorilla’
new way to consolidate financial aid funds will simplify the process of allotting aid to students, but will do nothing to compensate for the shortage of aid money available. The “800-pound gorilla” in the room, as state legislator Ray Rapp, D-Haywood, calls it, is that the main source of financial aid funding is predicted to become unusable in 2013. The consolidation plan, proposed by a committee of state legislators, proposes condensing aid into two main programs. If the General Assembly approves the plan, three need-based aid grants offered to students will merge into the N.C. Access and Success Grant. Eight loan programs will merge into the N.C.
Financial aid consolidation not a fix
Forgivable Education Loan for Service Program. Consolidation of these funds could free up money in 2012 if the plan is enacted, a logical choice for easier management. But the savings from this move will not come close to fixing the current deficit in financial aid funds — an intimidating problem in urgent need of a solution. State legislators have dug a hole for themselves with the mismanagement of the escheats fund, which is financed by unclaimed property that is turned over to the Department of State Treasurer. The escheats fund is a major source for the state’s financial aid, and it provides the means for many scholarships, grants, and loans awarded annually to students. The fund’s struggles come as devastating news to the students who rely on financial aid to pay for school. It is encouraging that legislators are brainstorming ways to improve the state’s financial aid system, but the state legislators’ focus still needs to shift. The consolidation plan is a move to be applauded, but take it with a grain of salt. State legislators need to realize that the next crucial step in rectifying the financial aid system is fixing the failure of the escheats fund. If the deficit in the escheats fund is not compensated for, this new plan will eventually become useless.
this is not the right time for a new student fee
TO THE EDITOR: As a member of Student Congress who voted “no” on a student referendum on a $16 Union renovation fee, I feel I owe my off-campus constituents an explanation for my vote. The fee would not affect us as much as it would our future generations of UNC students due to its 30 year duration. This is definitely not the right financial atmosphere to promote such a large fee increase. Increased tuition, severe budget cuts, program elimination and faculty issues already plague this campus. Furthermore, UNC families and students are already working multiple jobs to maintain financial security. Fee increases are not the answer. Moreover, we are already paying fees for the Union, such as $40.38 per semester entitled to “Rec Center and Union Debt” and $65.90 per semester entitled to “Carolina Union Operating.” If the student body feels that the fee should come to a referendum vote through a petition process, then that is within reach. However, during this terrible financial crisis, levying more fees is irresponsible. Jared Simmons Finance Committee Student Congress
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nti-abortion advocates are renewing their legislative agenda now that a more conservative legislature is in power. North Carolina Right to Life, which recently hosted a prayer breakfast at which incoming House Speaker Thom Tillis spoke, is among them. This is in spite of the fact that Tillis, and many other conservative candidates, ran on a platform of fiscal, rather than social issues. Passing legislation altering or rolling back abortion rights poses a threat to many women in the state, including many fellow UNC students, since the cost of getting an abortion without insurance coverage is steeper. Even though abortion is legal in the United States, if a woman cannot afford to get an abortion because her insurance plan does not cover it, abortion is as good as illegal. Many argue that abortion is an avoidable, voluntary procedure, and therefore should not be covered by health insurance.
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To address these concerns in our own health plan, former UNC-system president Erskine Bowles added an opt out option to the plan in August, allowing UNC students to choose whether or not they wanted to pay for abortion coverage as part of their plan. That still wasn’t enough for abortion opponents. Compromises such as opt outs are not enough for those who are morally opposed to abortion. It appears that we must fight to preserve reproductive rights. And even if you personally
would never consider getting an abortion, it is important to realize the necessity of an affordable option being available for someone else, for whom an abortion may be the best choice. Yet it seems increasingly likely that legislation could target abortion rights and potentially present both fellow citizens and UNC-system students considering getting an abortion with a difficult situation. It would also be contributing to a broader national effort to end abortion coverage by health care plans. If you feel that accessible abortion coverage in North Carolina should remain available, I encourage you to contact your representative, especially Speaker Tillis, and let our leaders know that you support abortion rights. After all, reproductive rights — or lack thereof — affect all of us.
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