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Students robbed at gunpoint in dorm

by C. Ryan Barber Baugh was asked to stand in a line with but the other fled on foot. man, Michael DeAngelo Williamson, 26, confirm that Williamson was armed and
and Lyle Kendrick four other students as his pockets were Luther Oneal Allison, 24, of had a gun as he fled on foot. decided the suspect did not pose “an imme-
senior Writers emptied a little after midnight Monday. Hillsborough, was charged with armed “My understanding is warrants have been diate or imminent threat to campus.”
Justin Baugh was playing PlayStation 3 It took 10 minutes, and then the two men robbery, assault by pointed gun and resist- sworn for that gentleman’s arrest,” Young The AlertCarolina website states that a
in his unlocked Morrison Residence Hall left his room carrying money, video games, ing arrest, said Randy Young, spokesman said. Police are still searching for him. siren will sound and texts will be sent to
room when he felt a tap on his shoulder. controllers and cell phones, he said. for the Department of Public Safety. Young said the University posted a sum- students if there is “an armed and danger-
Upon lifting his gaze from the game, Campus police responded just before He said police found no evidence of a mary of the incident on the AlertCarolina ous person on or near campus.”
the UNC sophomore was looking down 12:20 a.m. to a call from a student in the weapon on Luther at the time of the arrest website rather than notify the campus via
the barrel of a handgun. neighboring room. They arrested one man, and could not confirm whether the other text or siren because the officer could not See armed robbery, Page 9

facing reality

dth/Jarrard Cole
Greenbridge, a downtown Chapel Hill development, faces foreclosure
after Bank of America refused to pay invoices on the project in October.

may foreclose
Development owes bank contractor
dth/Lauren Vied
Hogan Medlin, who leaves office today, faced many budget constraints at the beginning of his term, which limited his other goals for the year. by Florence Bryan protested its location.
and victoria stilwell Toben and Greenbridge partner
staff writers Frank Phoenix would not comment
Rating Hogan Medlin’s Place recycling bins in the Create Carolina Monthly Look Greenbridge, the 10-stor y on the development or its finances.
platform success Smith Center newsletter Rosemary Street development that In November, Estes filed a lien,
opened last fall, faces the threat of or a legal claim for payment of
Mary Cooper begins her term as student body STATUS STATUS NOT DONE
foreclosure by its bank. debt, against Greenbridge, which
president today. The following is an examination of ACCOMPLISHED The (Raleigh) News & still owes the construction com-
Hogan Medlin’s progress in implementing his Observer reported Friday that the pany “several million” along with
campaign platform. Implemented by the environmental affairs committee Could not secure necessary funding Greenbridge development could the bank, he said.
foreclose after Bank of America “Nobody can sell any condo
refused to pay $1.6 million in units until we’re paid, until the lien
Encourage departmental advising Launch Admissions Ambassadors Abroad Launch Arts Innovation project invoices on the project in October. is satisfied,” Estes said.
The bank claims the contrac- Estes said he is also owed retain-
STATUS IN THE WORKS STATUS STATUS ACCOMPLISHED tor, Weaver Cooke Construction age — an amount equal to 5 per-
ACCOMPLISHED of Greensboro, exceeded its guar- cent of the contractor’s payment
anteed maximum price on the $54 for the job — to be paid by Bank of
Not many departments adopted this focus, but it is A pilot session will be held in Hong Kong Plan presented before, praised by Board of Trustees million project, the N&O reported. America through Greenbridge.
encouraged in the new Academic Plan later this spring DTH/NATASHA SMITH
But Dan Estes, president of Once the retainage is paid, Estes
Weaver Cooke, said he made a sep- said he would remove the lien,
arate agreement with Greenbridge allowing Greenbridge partners to
Medlin faced challenging obstacle in budget rather than with UNC administration.
But whether the lobbying has been
developer Tim Toben to repay the
$1.6 million, and the money should
continue selling units to repay the
$43.8 million loan.
effective is uncertain, with the prospect not be a factor in Bank of America’s The N&O reported that the
By Andy Thomason reasserted itself throughout the year. of budget cuts up to 30 percent for UNC- decision to stop payment. development has sold 36 of its 97
Assistant University Editor Budget concerns limited Medlin’s system schools looming on the horizon. “My take is the developer worked condominium units.
There was nothing Hogan Medlin influence in several areas, but students “What the heck is that going to do to out a way to alleviate that problem After the loan is paid, Estes said
could do. and administrators who worked with the (Mary) Cooper administration or the with going over guaranteed maxi- he will receive the $1.6 million he
Administrators had tacked on an addi- him said he brought an impressive level Carolina students? How do you fight it?” mum price outside of his debt to is owed in invoices.
tional increase of $750 per student to the of knowledge to the position and levied he said. Bank of America, so that shouldn’t “The developer and I, we talk
tuition plan — and the student body presi- his influence on several smaller projects. “I don’t know. We shifted our focus to even be on the table,” he said. almost daily,” he said. “We under-
dent was not consulted about the increase. On tuition, Medlin promptly switched lobbying.” Greenbridge was touted as one stand one another. It’s entirely
To Medlin, who leaves office today, the strategies for his administration, embark- of the most sustainable complex- Bank of America.”
incident set a dangerous precedent that ing on a plan to lobby in the state legislature See medlin, Page 9 es in the state as it elicited bomb
threats and graffiti from those who See greenbridge, Page 9

Players give draft timetable Two compete for ASG presidency

by Isabella Cochrane be,” he said. plished this year.
by Jonathan Jones John Henson, Harrison Assistant State & National Editor Doucette, who is also president- “The university is facing some
Sports Editor a projected Barnes, The UNC Association of Student elect of N.C. Central University’s of its largest budget cuts ever,”
John Henson and fellow North NBA draft likely a top five Governments president is having law school, said he has considered Kimball said.
Carolina basketball players com- lottery pick, draft pick, said to fight to hold onto his position. rejoining the association next year “We need strong leadership this
peted against other students on he will decide After a rocky year of stu- as a delegate to help improve the year if we’re going to be able to
said he will
Tuesday at the basketball courts dent organizations questioning association’s focus. reduce the effect it’s going to have
decide by within a week
near Cobb Residence Hall. the association’s effectiveness, “To have opposition tells me that on students.”
The spectators Monday had Saturday. and a half. President Atul Bhula and his chal- ASG is in a pickle,” Doucette said. Kimball is running on a ticket
one united wish — to see the lenger, UNC sophomore Kevin The association, which is funded with senior vice president candi-
team’s stars return for the next fans wait just a few days longer. DTH ONLINE: Watch a video of Kimball, will be traveling to cam- by $1 in students fees from all stu- date Ethan Harrelson, a delegate
basketball season. “It’ll probably be in at least the basketball players at Cobb puses across the state this month. dents in the system, is made up of from N.C. State University.
“It’s something for them to a week, week and a half or so,” Residence Hall. Both student leaders are cam- delegates from all 17 UNC-system If elected, Kimball said their
watch and still see there’s basket- Barnes said. surgery in March. paigning to prove they are the best schools. Delegates meet monthly at primary focus will be addressing
ball and that we aren’t going any- The deadline for early entry UNC junior big man Tyler Zeller, choice for next year’s ASG presi- different campuses across the state student concerns and representing
where,” Henson said, then paused. into the draft is April 24. who is projected by some draft dent. to discuss issues affecting the stu- them at the N.C. General Assembly.
“I mean, that we’re not going any- Among the Tar Heels who analysts to go in the first round of Former ASG President Greg dent body, such as tuition. He said he also hopes to make
where right now.” competed Monday were Henson, July’s draft, was not at Cobb. Doucette said he has watched the The president of the association monthly meetings more effective.
Henson, a projected lottery pick Barnes, Kendall Marshall, Dexter “It’s the offseason so we try to association’s efforts from the side- is paid a $7,000 stipend to oversee “When people say that some-
in the 2011 NBA Draft, said he’ll have Strickland, Leslie McDonald, fellowship with our fellow students lines this year and isn’t impressed. the organization. thing is going to be done, whether
a decision on his plans for next year Justin Watts and Daniel Bolick. as much as we can,” McDonald “To have an incumbent be Kimball said he decided to run that is the president or the senior
by Saturday. Teammate Harrison Injured forward Reggie Bullock said. “Coming out here and play- opposed by any kind of substantive for president because he was frus- vice president, it needs to actually
Barnes, who is all but guaranteed a stood on the sideline while he opposition is usually a sign that trated with the lack of student
top-five pick in the draft, will have continues his recovery from knee See BASKETBALL, Page 9 the group is not where it needs to advocacy the association accom- See ASG, Page 9

this day in history university | page 3 arts| page 5 Today’s weather

Donald Williams leads the H 62, L 37
After vintage footage of Folk and bluegrass band
men’s basketball team to a 77- him made its rounds on the Red Clay Ramblers
71 victory over Michigan for its the Internet, Chancellor will perform in “Big Wednesday’s weather
third NCAA championship. Holden Thorp put his River,” a musical based Look it up on your
The title was coach Dean Rubik’s Cube-solving on “The Adventures of precious laptop
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skills to the test. Huckleberry Finn.”
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stole a fake ID at 1:54 a.m. Monday kinetic sensor worth $140, an iPod over a victim’s head at 4:31 a.m.
at 112 1/2 W. Franklin St., accord- worth $200, an Xbox wireless Sunday at 120 E. Franklin St., www.dailytarheel.com

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CAmpus Briefs
Cooper to slash size of her
cabinet, combine positions Friends honor professor’s life Child
In an effort to streamline her
cabinet, Student Body President-
elect Mary Cooper is planning to
cut its size dramatically.
Rabinowitz remembered for kindness Professor
in the direction of their preferences,
even if the candidate is further from
their stance ­— won him numerous
to close
Applications for spots on her by Chelsea Bailey Colleagues remembered was known for awards and accolades.
staff writer Rabinowitz for his contribution to his directional But Haynie, who worked along-
cabinet are currently being accept-
Family, friends and colleagues the intellectual community in the theory of issue side Rabinowitz for more than 25
ed and are due Wednesday at 5
who gathered Monday to reflect political science department. years, said he would be remem-
p.m. voting.

in 2013
on the life of professor George Family and friends said he was bered not only for his scholarship
The size of the cabinet is cur-
Rabinowitz all recalled one thing someone who gave without demand- but also his nurturing relationship
rently upward of 50 students, Lily
— his kindness. ing or expecting anything in return. to be so comfortable and successful with his students.
Roberts, Cooper’s pick for senior
“He was the kindest, most help- Bart Wojdynski, who grew there when all I knew was he was a “He was a great scholar and
adviser, wrote in an email Monday.
ful and authentic person I knew up alongside David, said he was great family guy and a friend.” mentor,” said James Monogan,
She added that no one will be
in the 35 years I worked in the fortunate enough to get to know Laughter occasionally broke who had Rabinowitz as a graduate
“fired,” since the staff completely
turns over each year.
political science department,”
said Joel Schwartz, a retired UNC
Rabinowitz as both a father and a
through the respectful silence as
Rabinowitz’s colleagues shared what
Monogan, who is now an assis-
Has served UNC,
To eliminate positions, several
committees will be combined.
professor of political science and
public policy, at the Judea Reform
“He would talk to us like we
were adults, even when we were 11
they remembered the most about tant professor in the political sci-
ence department at the University
town since 1966
Changes include: working alongside the professor.
Congregation Cemetery. and 12,” Wojdynski said. “It’s very easy to say nice things of Georgia, said Rabinowitz’s legacy
The women’s affairs and minor- by Christina Austin
“You know they say nobody was As an undergraduate, Wojdnski about George Rabinowitz. His lives on in the students whose lives
ity and diversity outreach commit- staff writer
indispensable? Well nobody could decided to take POLI 100 with kindness was legendary,” recalled he touched.
tees will be merged. After helping raise genera-
ever replace what George was to Rabinowitz. He remembered how Kerry Haynie, associate professor “It’s true he leaves a great legacy
The public relations team will be tions of North Carolinians and
his students.” nervous he felt being picked to of political science. as a researcher, and that’s in print,”
moved to the portfolio of the stu- the University’s profile in child
Rabinowitz died of a heart attack answer a question on the first day “But the impact of his research is he said. “But he also will be remem-
dent body secretary. research, a 45-year-old child
on March 22 while conducting of class. what will survive as his legacy in the bered by the students he advised as
The student body outreach and care center will close its doors in
research in Norway with his wife, “All 399 heads turned to look department and at the University,” someone who had a very formative
student body life committees will response to budget cuts.
Stuart Macdonald, who also teaches at me,” he said. “I sort of became he said. influence on their careers.”
be merged into a single student But in spite of looming budget
political science. He was 67. that guy. Rabinowitz’s theory of direction-
body life committee. cuts for the 2011-12 fiscal year, the
He is survived by both his wife “But it was rewarding for me to al issue voting — which states that Contact the University Editor
Cooper will be inaugurated The Frank Porter Graham Child
and their son, David. get to see him in his element and voters are likely to pick a candidate at university@dailytarheel.com.
today at 5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall Care Center will remain open
of the Student Union. through July 2013 to offer families
ample time to adjust.
University to host ‘Super Sam Odom, director of the Frank
Day of Tours’ on Friday Porter Graham Child Development
Institute, said the closing follows a
Campus tours will occur every chronic inability to escape a defi-
hour Friday as a part of the “Super cit.
Day of Tours” at the University. “The cost of running the center
The 55-minute tours will be free exceeded the revenue by a consid-
and will focus on UNC’s history, erable amount.”
legends and lore. He said the center, a part of the
Reservations aren’t required for Child Development Institute, has
the tours, which will run 10 a.m. to found a way to make up the dis-
4 p.m., beginning at the Visitors’ crepancy for the next two years,
Center. but cannot fund itself beyond that
A tour at 11 a.m. will highlight point.
architectural features of campus The center currently has 31
and will be led by Wendy Hillis, employees and serves 78 children,
the campus historic preservation 17 of whom have disabilities, said
officer. Kate Gallagher, director of the
Frank Porter Graham Family and
Child Care Program.
Child maltreatment expert The program cares for children
to speak on its prevention of both University students and
employees and the community at
Ron Prinz, director of the large. Students studying education
Parenting Family Research Center or allied health sciences use it to
at the University of South Carolina, practice with new techniques.
will speak about preventing child The center is funded by fees and
maltreatment April 20. agency contracts but has never had
Titled “Embedding Child- a surplus despite those sources.
Maltreatment Prevention in a Recently, University and state
Population Approach to Parenting support have made up about 30
and Family Support,” it will be the percent of its funding, according
Patricia F. Waller Lecture. to a notification letter the center
It will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the sent to families.
Stone Center Auditorium. A recep- The center operates on a sliding
tion will follow. fee schedule based on a family’s
The lecture will focus on the gross annual income, as well as the
prevention of child maltreatment child’s age. Current prices range
and injuries. from $1,000 to $1,520 per year.
The Waller lecture is held Odom said he hopes the two year
every year in memory of Patricia delay will give families and employ-
Waller, a professor who founded dth/Elizabeth Mendoza
ees a chance to adjust their plans
the University’s Injury Prevention Clad in his 1980’s name tag, Holden Thorp relived his Rubik’s Cube glory days Monday by solving the cube in a minute and 29 seconds. and researchers time to wrap up
Research Center and was a pioneer their studies, as well as give time to

in injury control. their various community partners.
She worked for almost 20 years “We are hoping that families
as a researcher at the University’s will be able to locate new child
Highway Safety Research Center, care facilities,” he said.
where she developed graduated
licensing, a concept that was Chancellor defeats student, talks innovation Notable
The center, located near the
intersection of Greensboro Street
adopted nationwide. and N.C. 54 in Carrboro, has been
by Chelsea Bailey that can do that,” Shah said. Rubik’s Cube open since 1966 and serves as
City Briefs staff writer Thorp tweeted several times in response a research facility for the Child
County hosts open house at
The scene came right out of the 80s. to the 1982 YouTube video of him on the TV records Development Center, as well as a
In the middle of a crowd, Chancellor show, “That’s Incredible!” day care center.
911 call center April 10 to 16 Holden Thorp and senior Will Freeman He finished in first place back then. Now, Time (in seconds) According to the center’s web-
Orange County will observe
faced off, waiting for the “Go” to begin
writhing their hands around the Rubik’s
almost 30 years later, Thorp admitted he had Holden Thorp record (1982) 32.00 site, it originally opened as a site
for research on the effect of full-
to practice for Monday’s competition.
National Public Safety
Telecommunicator Week next week
Cube in a blur. The challenge was held as part of the Holden Thorp in 2011 89.00 day early education, health care
One minute and 29 seconds later, Thorp “Chancellor’s Innovation Fair,” a day-long and social services on the lives of
by holding an open house tour of
the 911 center.
emerged the victor. But students had celebration of innovation at the University. World record 6.65 disadvantaged children.
expected it — the event was inspired by a “The chancellor is really pushing for more Currently, the center has a four-
The county wants to honor the YouTube video of the chancellor solving the innovation at Carolina, but really, we have Blind folded world record fold mission: research, demonstra-
public servants who work in the 911 three-dimensional puzzle in just 48.73 sec- so many things here that are innovative (with memorization) 30.90 tion, professional development and
center answering more than 600 onds in 1982. already,” said Josh Ford, co-coordinator of services for children and families.
calls per day and often give up fam- Blind folded world record Gallagher said some children
ily time, holidays and weekends to
Thorp didn’t take the competition lightly,
taking to Twitter on March 29 to advertise
the innovation fair.
“Hopefully this is a catalyst for more (without memorization) 23.06 are currently involved in studies
keep the system running 24 hours the event and even talking trash. action. Hopefully it’s an opportunity for peo- with the National Autism Center,
a day, seven days a week. “I will wear the ‘Holden’ pin if my aging ple to share ideas. Maybe we’ll hear about WWW.RECORDHOLDERS.ORG and others with studies for new
The open house will provide a brain can remember to bring it to the office,” something in six years that started here.” curriculum strategies.
behind-the-scenes look at what he wrote, referring to the nametag he still has The physics department demonstrated “It’s an innovative way to use retail to get Odom said the children range
happens when someone calls 911. from the 80s national Rubik’s Cube contest. novel ways to generate power, but most of the people who are donating money to drive in age from infancy to preschool
Participants can meet 911 oper- “And I’ll try to recreate the smackdown.” other organizations represented were commu- profits for charity,” Walters said. and come from diverse socioeco-
ators during the open house on He did, much to the delight of the cheer- nity-based programs —proving that innova- Thorp said he hopes students will continue nomic and ethnic backgrounds.
Tuesday, April 12 and Thursday, ing crowd. tion doesn’t have to be strictly scientific. to challenge themselves to create new ways to Disabled children have taken part
April 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. “He pulled a Harrison Barnes,” said Senior Taylor Walters said her indepen- connect with Chapel Hill and beyond. in the program since 1984.
The 911 center is located in the freshman Suraj Shah with a laugh. “Barnes dent study, a boutique called 4, was innova- “Getting people out here to talk about “The decision to close in no way
Orange County Emergency Services always comes through in the end.” tive because nobody had done it before. innovation is really a great start for the reflects on the quality of the program
building, 510 Meadowlands Though Shah was there to support Walters and her partner, Chelsea Crites, University,” he said. or its importance in the community,”
Drive in Hillsborough (near the Freeman, he said he was impressed by the purchased the merchandise that they sell in the center said in a release.
SportsPlex). chancellor’s skills. the boutique through a corporate grant and Contact the University Editor
“I’m pretty impressed to have a chancellor then donate their profits to local charities. at university@dailytarheel.com. Contact the University Editor
Orange County Schools wins at university@dailytarheel.com.
honorable mention award
The Orange County Schools
received an honorable mention in
the American School Board Journal’s
17th annual Magna Awards pro-
County board may decide to extend landfill life
The Magna Awards are given to Commissioners also to debate sales tax have recommended the second
option, which would extend the
the landfill operating in the histori-
cally black, low-income neighbor-
Time: 7 p.m.
districts across the country that have landfill’s life to 2017. hood where it has been since 1972.
Location: DSS Building,
outstanding programs that advance by Michelle Zayed to as late as 2018 with one of three To do this, the capacity would be “For me, it’s not only about what
student learning and encourage staff writer options presented to the board in a increased by more than 10 percent, the best option is, but what can we Hillsborough Commons,113 Mayo St.
community involvement. David Caldwell can’t be shocked memo in March. which would require a public pro- do for the Rogers Road neighbor- Info: www.co.orange.nc.us/
The Orange County Schools, anymore by the county’s decisions “We found technological ways to cess by the state. hood,” said chairwoman of the
recognized in the 5,000 to 20,000 about the landfill near his neigh- squeeze more juice out of the pulp,” “The extended time period will board Bernadette Pelissier. be held at the meeting.
student category, received the borhood on Rogers Road. Commissioner Barry Jacobs said. provide revenue for the county to Caldwell said the neighborhood The sales tax increase is being
award for their student service “I am not surprised, just a little The options were prepared by ensure adequate funding for clo- association will have representa- re-introduced to the public after
project in partnership with Habitat frustrated,” said Caldwell, project HDR Engineering, an engineering sure and post-closure monitoring tives at the meeting but has not voters rejected the referendum in
for Humanity. director for the Rogers-Eubanks and consulting firm, and the Solid of the landfill,” vice chairman of discussed what it would do if the November.
Students built a green-certified Neighborhood Association. Waste Management Department, the board Steve Yuhasz wrote in lifetime is extended. “I think the board will go ahead
house, teachers incorporated green “We have been given a date, said Assistant County Manager an email. “They should have closed it and do it, put it on the ballot,”
construction technology into their and they always find a reason to Gwen Harvey. But the county has identified when they said they were going to Jacobs said. “That does not neces-
classroom materials and fourth- change it.” All three extension options several disadvantages to the plan. It close it,” he said. sarily mean we’re going to enact it.
grade students wrote to legislators Orange County Commissioners include an increase in the revenue would slightly increase the landfill Public hearings concerning the It has to be voted upon.”
about affordable housing. are scheduled to decide tonight the landfill generates, Harvey said. height and would require renewing proposed quarter-cent sales tax
whether it will close the landfill in County Manager Frank Clifton the construction permit. and the adoption of an unified Contact the City Editor
-From staff and wire reports 2012 as scheduled or extend its life and the solid waste department The extension would also keep development ordinance will also at city@dailytarheel.com.

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Red Clay Ramblers return to stage in musical

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by Katia Martinez
staff writer
take a seminar in their next semes-
ter are required to register for the
when he heard that students had
camped out for it.
Will perform in Musicals bring new challenges
to the stage, Haj said. There must SEE “BIG RIVER”
Time: Premieres 7:30 p.m.
PRC’s ‘Big River’
Braving the skeptical looks seminars in-person. “I don’t know whether or not be a constant sync between the
actors and the music. Wednesday, runs through April 24
of janitors, sophomores Lawson Ward said they were the only Rome deserves this kind of atten-
“The scale of a musical is so dif- Location: Paul Green Theatre
Kuehnert and Zach Ward got a ones in line until 4 a.m., when tion, but I hope they had a sing-
by Nidhi Singh ferent from a play,” Haj said. “With Info: www.playmakersrep.org
14-hour head start Sunday evening another student arrived. At about song time,” Talbert said.
into Monday morning. 6:30 a.m. Monday, there were Talbert, an internationally staff writer 20 actors and a band on stage, it’s
Camped out with sleeping bags, about 20 people, and there were renowned classics scholar, has been In 1984, the Red Clay Ramblers more complicated than doing a Haj and the Ramblers have pre-
pillows and an alarm clock on the about 40 students when registra- a professor at UNC since 1988 — played in the pre-Broadway run straight play.” viously collaborated on three pro-
fifth floor of Hamilton Hall, the tion finally opened, they said. “almost since ancient Rome,” he of Roger Miller’s musical, “Big “Big River” tells the story of Finn ductions, including PlayMakers’
two eliminated any risk that they Ward arrived at about 6 p.m. said. River.” and his 19th century adventures in “Pericles” and a production of
would be left out of an 8:30 a.m. Sunday and spent his time study- Ward said he came at 9:30 a.m. Now, 27 years later, the band is a musical form. “Hamlet” in Washington, D.C.
in-person registration for a history ing and staking out a sleeping spot last semester — only an hour after returning to the stage to play that The novel — which details racial Last September, the Ramblers
class they’ve had their eyes on since on a couch until Kuehnert joined registration began — and most of original music again. discrimination and the liberation performed at Memorial Hall in place
last semester. him at 10 p.m. with a sleeping bag the seats in all the seminars for the After two years of planning, of a slave — faced recent scrutiny of legendary banjoist Earl Scruggs.
“We did get some weird looks and pillow in hand. entire department were already PlayMakers Repertory Company is after an Alabama publishing com- Sean McKeithan, marketing
from the janitor earlier in the They had cardboard signs that taken. presenting “Big River” — a musical pany republished the book, replac- and communications coordinator
night. They didn’t really know what said “Talbert or Bust” and “In “There were only a few seats left adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel ing the N-word with “slave.” for Carolina Performing Arts, said
to do when they saw us,” Kuehnert Talbert We Trust.” so I just waited for this semester “The Adventures of Huckleberry But producing the musical in that the group has deep ties to the
said. “We got the class and it was Lloyd Kramer, the history to enroll in the seminar, because I Finn” ­— with musical direction the midst of this national debate Chapel Hill community.

only one night, so it was definitely department chairman, said he has really wanted this class,” he said. from the Ramblers. proved more interesting than trou- “They really love being on cam-
worth it.” never heard of students sleeping in Every undergraduate history The Ramblers — who originated blesome, Haj said. pus,” McKeithan said. “They have
The prized HIST 392 course Hamilton Hall to get a class, but he major has to take one of the semi- in North Carolina — are best known In November 2009, Haj con- a really great relationship with
focuses on ancient Rome and is said he is glad for the excitement nars before graduating. for their folk and bluegrass style. The tacted Jack Herrick — a member the audience and can incorporate
taught by Richard Talbert — the the students showed. Kramer said that even though group has toured around the world of the Ramblers — and asked him storytelling.”
main reason the two sought after “It’s nice to know the history most students get into a seminar, and continues to work in musicals, to direct the musical components Haj said he is pleased to have
the class. department has become this big he knows how competitive it can including “Fool Moon,” for which of the production. worked with the Ramblers.
“His seminars always fill up of an event,” Kramer said. “It just be to get a specific one. they won a Tony award in 1999. For the upcoming play, the “They have a sophisticated
immediately since he’s a pretty shows how popular history is as a “They should be happy because Director and PlayMakers’ Ramblers have kept all of the origi- understanding of what the play
phenomenal professor,” Kuehnert major.” their dreams have come true,” managing artistic director Joseph nal songs, with slight revisions. wants,” he said. “I’m crazy about
said. “If you could put historians The seminar focuses on how Kramer said. Haj said the musical includes “We did add new underscoring these guys.”
dth/Katia Martinez condensed forms of original dia- to fit the instrumentation,” Herrick Courtesy of PlayMakers Repertory Company
on a ranking, he’d be at least the Rome stayed successful as long as
third best.” it did. The seminar is fairly popu- Contact the University Editor Sophomore history majors Lawson Kuehnert, left, and Zach Ward, right, camped out in Hamilton Hall on logue and scenes from the classic said. “We haven’t really revisited Contact the Arts Editor The Red Clay Ramblers will be performing in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Big River.” The play, which
History majors who want to lar, but Talbert said he was shocked at university@dailytarheel.com. Sunday night awaiting an 8:30 a.m. registration for a seminar course taught by Richard Talbert. American novel. the show.” at arts@dailytarheel.com. opens Wednesday, is a musical adaptation of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”

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Faculty, students get a glimpse into Sakai

by Paula Seligson
staff writer
“We hope to make a group on how to Next Information Session
Time: 10 a.m. Wednesday
On Monday, Peabody Hall was support Sakai with no new money …” Location: Peabody Hall, Room 02
the halfway point between Sakai
and Blackboard. Details: School of Education only
kimberly eke, teaching and learning interactive manager, its
About a dozen faculty gathered Info: http://blog.sakai.unc.edu/
to address the transition, voicing platform. The sessions are open to and uploads it directly to Sakai,
their support of Sakai’s offerings students and faculty. should be available by midsummer. of this nature sort of adds value to
while expressing concerns about Faculty can register for group Eke said no one is required to use the University,” Green said.
transferring data and learning the workshops or individual consulta- Sakai, but hopes that its new features He said UNC will save $80,000
new system by December 2012, tions on the Sakai blog, which also will encourage more faculty to par- annually on the licensing fee, not
when the University will fully turn offers video tutorials. ticipate. She said only 35 percent of to mention savings on software
its back on Blackboard. Eke touched on the transition all courses use Blackboard — a stable applications.
Kimberly Eke, teaching and and some of Sakai’s different fea- but small level. To improve Blackboard, the
learning interactive manager tures, including its ability to share She said Blackboard was devel- University had to buy new appli-
for Information and Technology information with people outside oped primarily to manage courses, cations through the company, Eke
dth/Elizabeth mendoza Services, presented Sakai’s fea- the school. while Sakai is more focused on a said. But with Sakai, UNC can
Kimberly Eke talks about Sakai during a public forum on Monday. The tures at the first of several public She said a program called bFree, research collaboration platform, develop its own applications or use
University is switching from Blackboard to Sakai by December 2012. information sessions for the new which pulls content from Blackboard which better suits UNC. other schools’ applications for free.
“A lot of these things have to do “I was extremely excited to see
with the unique context of the uni- we were adopting Sakai,” said
versity,” Eke said. Frank Jones, a student in the

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possible, the duplication of platforms
who attended the session.
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Daniel Cobb. US, NA, HS NA, WB Charlie Green, assistant vice chan- to bring free new features to UNC.
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NC bill to ban cockfighting
Possession of birds to be questioned “We had this loophole where you could
by viviana Bonilla lopez ally bred or used for fighting, ques-
still possess the animals or equipment."
staff writer tions remain about how the police Rep. Pricey Harrison, D-guilford, saying the new bill closes that loophole
Fighting roosters might no lon- will distinguish between fighting
ger be welcome in the state. and regular roosters. “Chopping off parts of their body committee.
A bill in the N.C. General Ryan Huling, the assistant for fighting or for decoration is But some representatives believe
Assembly aims to make the manager of college campaigns for wrong.” the bill might not pass.
breeding, ownership, transporta- People for the Ethical Treatment Preventing animal cruelty is “I don’t think the creators of
tion, training and sale of fighting of Animals, said fighting roost- not the only purpose of the bill. the bill themselves know if it’s a
roosters and other fighting birds ers tend to have their wattles and Representatives and advocates deliberate stalling tactic,” Harrison
illegal. combs cut off so their opponents hope the law will help reduce said.
Cockfighting is illegal in North cannot grab them during combat. other crimes associated with cock- Hurley said she is also unsure
Carolina. The website for the United fights. about whether it will pass.
The bill defines a cockfight as Gamefowl Breeders Association “They have gambling, they have “I’ve heard that there are some
a fight between two or more birds claims cutting the wattles and guns, they do a lot of illegal activity,” problems,” she said.
arranged by a person with the pur- combs is a common practice by all said Rep. Pat Hurley, R-Randolph, Some fighting rooster breeders
pose or probable result of one bird farmers and a requirement for any a co-sponsor of the bill. from Conover and Morganton,
inflicting injury on another. non-fighting exhibition. Huling said the fights also pro- declined to comment.
“We banned cockfighting as leg- Nikki Berryman, competitive mote bloodshed.
islation four years ago, but we had and special exhibits coordinator After just one hearing, the bill Contact the State & National
this loophole where you could still for the N.C. State Fair division of was moved to the full judiciary Editor at state@dailytarheel.com.
possess the animals or the equip- the N.C. Dept. of Agriculture and
ment,” said Rep. Pricey Harrison, Consumer Services, said the fair’s
D-Guilford, a co-sponsor of the bill. competition does not require this.
“This just closes that loophole,” PETA sides with the bill and
she said. also opposes the cutting of wattles
Though the bill defines a fight- and combs for any other purpose.
dth/Heather Kagan
ing rooster as one that is intention- “Cruelty is cruelty,” Huling said.

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Francis LeClair, a horticulturist and lover of holly

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armed robbery dence hall.” officials posted signs asking stu-

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Young said students who were

Baugh said he did not recognize
either of the two men.
On Feb. 22, Allison was convict-
dents to lock their suites and not
let strangers in the residence hall.
“Anybody can get into the build-
National and World News N&W

acquainted with the two men

allowed them into the residence
ed of resisting an officer, according
to state records.
ing,” said Juan Cano, a suitemate of
Baugh’s who was getting water at Know more on Former carnival singer to become
hall. He could not comment on the
nature of the relationship between
Williamson was convicted Feb.
15 on drug possession charges.
the time of the robbery.
Baugh said the incident has today’s top story: Haiti’s new president after runoff
the suspects and the residents, say- He also has a history of trespass- prompted him to take more pre- PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The preliminary results of
ing it was under investigation. ing and other drug convictions, cautions, like locking his door. Read The New York Times (MCT) — A carnival singer who Haiti’s March 20 elections were
“The situation last night was not along with a conviction in 2005 “Now it’s going to actually be for more information about reinvented himself into a pol- transmitted at 8 a.m. Monday
specific to that warning because it for assault with deadly weapon something we look to do,” he said. “Sweet Micky” — best known ished political outsider is poised to the executive director of the
was people who were acquainted with intent to kill, according to for swearing and disrob- to become Haiti’s new president, Provisional Electoral Council,
with each other,” he said. “The sus- state records. Contact the University Editor ing while on stage — being according to sources familiar with whose members triggered momen-
pects were allowed into the resi- After the incident, residence hall at university@dailytarheel.com. elected as Haiti’s president: the results that were expected to tary panic Sunday evening when
http://nyti.ms/ijQCIE be released later Monday. they unexpectedly showed up at
greenbridge BASKETBALL eral Kobe Bryant-like dunks and
Marshall used ball-handling tricks
BBC News details the
Haitian presidential election
Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly,
50, has received more than the
the vote tabulation center where
tally sheets were undergoing a
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to confuse his defenders. procedure — read the article required 50 percent plus one of final scrutiny for fraud.
Bank of America spokeswoman ing with them, it can’t be too much On one occasion, Marshall for- and watch the footage here: the vote required to beat long- The second round of elections
Nicole Nastacie declined to com- harm. We stay in the Dean Dome a got he wasn’t playing in the Smith http://bbc.in/fE3sOm time opposition leader and for- for the presidential and legisla-
ment in detail due to “customer lot so we’re just showing them we Center. The freshman point guard mer first lady Mirlande Manigat tive races were better organized
confidentiality.” still got skills.” bodied an opponent in the paint Go to dailytarheel.com/ to win Haiti’s first presidential than the first round. But like the
“We have been working with Marshall, McDonald, Barnes, before scoring the bucket. index.php/section/state runoff election in a quarter cen- chaotic Nov. 28 first round, the
this borrower for some time to and Henson played together in “I got in game mode,” he shouted to discuss Haiti’s new tury. Martelly reportedly won the runoffs were also marred by fraud
help address the financial issues the first two games and chose a to the sideline. president and election. election by a 3-1 margin. and irregular voting.
impacting the project,” she wrote UNC student to be on their team. McDonald, Henson and Barnes
in an email. On the other end of the court, stu- all said despite having fun, they
A similar financial pitfall for the
140 West Franklin project is unlike-
dents rushed to the free-throw line
to determine who would be on the
couldn’t let the students win.
“We can’t let them do that,” Guantanamo military trial for al-Qaida 11 protestors killed
ly, Ram Development Company
spokeswoman Kim Counts said.
team to play against them.
The athletes handily defeated
McDonald said. “If we start doing
that, they’ll believe they can win WASHINGTON (MCT) — In make it even more difficult to move in southern Egypt
The development, located at the their competition and showed them all.” an about-face on the day President the men to a federal jurisdiction.
intersection of Church and West fans what they came to see. Henson Barack Obama announced his re- Some evidence experts have also CAIRO, Egypt (MCT) — The
Franklin streets, is a public-private threw several shot attempts into Contact the Sports Editor election bid, a U.S. official said suggested that the case could be long and incendiary reign of
enterprise featuring living, retail, the backcourt, Barnes flushed sev- at sports@dailytarheel.com. Monday that Attorney General tried more easily at the war court Yemeni President Ali Abdullah
public art and parking spaces. Eric Holder will order military in southeast Cuba before a military Saleh showed no sign of ending
trials at Guantanamo for con- judge and jury because CIA agents quietly Monday as fresh bloodshed
Counts said the project’s loans,
which were secured with Wells Fargo, asg UNC Policy Manual prohibits the
association from hiring a desig- fessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid had waterboarded Mohammed threatened the nation amid efforts
will be repaid through developer’s
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nated lobbyist, so his plan might Sheikh Mohammed and other secretly overseas before transferring by U.S. and European officials to
equity, not customer deposits. get done,” Kimball said. not be feasible. alleged co-plotters now held there him to Guantanamo. ease weeks of protest and danger-
She also said location is a key The association could use a Bhula said he and Quizon would for the mass murder of thousands Changes in the way military ous political maneuvering that
difference between Greenbridge change in leadership because be the best choice to lead the asso- on Sept. 11. commissions are conducted also could ignite a civil war. At least 11
and 140 West, which has sold about preparation for meetings has been ciation because they both have Holder had sought to try might move the cases more quickly people were killed Monday when
half of its units. lacking, he said. plenty of experience. the five men in civilian court in because the men might be permit- police opened fire for the second
“We’re downtown on Franklin “ The meetings seem to be “We’re taking that experience of Manhattan, a move that produced ted to plead guilty to orchestrat- consecutive day on tens of thou-
Street, so I think our location is a thrown together at the last minute, what worked and what didn’t work, an outcry from politicians and ing the 9/11 attacks. The Bush sands of protesters in the southern
huge strong point for us,” she said. and that’s why meetings aren’t as and we’re trying to move forward some 9/11 families who feared administration had sought the city Taiz. In the Red Sea town of
Mayor Pro Tem Jim Ward, who is effective,” Kimball said. from here,” Bhula said. “Having that the alleged al-Qaida insiders death penalty soon after the trans- Hudaida, hundreds of demonstra-
also on the Town Council economic Bhula, the incumbent candi- ourselves run the organization will would turn the case into a forum fer of Mohammed and four other tors were wounded when security
development committee, said he isn’t date, is running with senior vice- be more beneficial because there for promoting their cause. men from years of secret custody forces shot tear gas and bullets to
concerned for 140 West’s future and president candidate Arjay Quizon, won’t be a turnover.” Why Holder reversed course and interrogations by the CIA in halt a predawn march on the pres-
doesn’t think Greenbridge is a litmus a delegate from UNC-Pembroke. Dakota Williams, who currently was not immediately clear. September 2006. Whatever the idential palace. Yemen’s strategic
test for success in Chapel Hill. Bhula said he thinks the orga- is Bhula’s senior vice president, said Congress has passed legislation reason for the change, it was a huge location has made it a key ele-
“The difficulties that I’m aware nization could have done a better he has not been pleased with the forbidding civilian trials for the about-face by Obama, a former con- ment in Washington’s counter-
of that Greenbridge is having is a job of lobbying this year and hopes association’s lobbying efforts and men and new legislation would stitutional law professor. terrorism efforts.
matter of three years of financial to improve face-to-face time with its representation at the Board of
trouble that the whole world has legislators by exploring the option Governors’ meetings.
been experiencing and is not speak- of a paid lobbyist position within “Since Greg (Doucette), it has
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A shift to Raleigh
chancellor and provost, said he
found Medlin’s institutional knowl-
edge impressive.
But he also saw platform points
go unfulfilled.
Efforts at encouraging depart-
games and a half. See pg. 1 for story.

“I’m not quite sure where he mental advising were stalled © 2009 The Mepham Group. All rights reserved.
Rabinowitz remembered
The 2010-11 academic year saw found the time to learn everything,” because of a new director of the Level: Family and friends of professor
1 2 3 4
Medlin take unpopular stances he said. advising department, said Holly George Rabinowitz honored him in
among administrators on a few Carney added that Medlin’s Boardman, student body vice a ceremony. See pg. 3 for story.
occasions, always in the name of familiarity with the nuts and bolts president. Complete the grid
student representation. of campus issues trumped that of But the point was included in so each row, column
In November, after recommend- his predecessor, Jasmin Jones. the new Academic Plan. and 3-by-3 box (in
Early registration
ing a 5.6 percent increase, he cast “Hogan has been much more The administration also aban- bold borders) con- Two students slept in Hamilton
the lone dissenting vote against a hands-on and much more aware doned the publication of a campus tains every digit 1 Hall to ensure they’d get a spot in
proposed 6.5 percent increase in of the ins and outs of the issues,” newsletter, the Carolina Monthly to 9. one seminar. See pg. 4 for story.
tuition across the board, the maxi- he said. Look, after leaders couldn’t secure Solution to
mum allowed amount. Medlin also levied his influence the necessary funding.
Monday’s puzzle
Bye bye Blackboard
He did the same with a transpor- on student life projects. Cooper, who will be inaugurated An ITS representative walked
tation plan in March, again citing a He invested most in the Arts today, said she respects Medlin’s students and faculty through the
disproportionate financial burden Innovation Steering Committee, active commitment to student rep- switch to Sakai. See pg. 6 for story.
on students. which designed an arts advocacy resentation.
But he admits now that even project that met overwhelming “You couldn’t have a conversa-
a 6.5 percent increase in tuition approval when presented to the tion with him where he wouldn’t Cockfight blockers
will likely not be enough, saying Board of Trustees. be playing devil’s advocate to make State lawmakers could close a
another summer supplement is He said the project is well on sure we were doing what’s best for loophole that keeps cockfighting
probable — this time exceeding its way to reaching his fundraising the students,” she said. alive. See pg. 7 for story.
$750. goal of $100,000 by August after
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greg doucette, Former asg president

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on campus, please.”
jason, on the armed robbery at morrison dorm


Adderall, DPS should have alerted

UNC of armed men in dorm
In real world, guns help in
defense against criminals

go take TO THE EDITOR:

I am writing this letter with
utmost concern and conviction for
After reading Michael Foote’s
letter on Monday (“Nightmare

a walk
the safety of students at UNC. gun rights logic is twisted and
The incident at Morrison dorm outdated”), my first thought was
on Monday morning is serious that Mr. Foote had originally

and grave. I am grossly disap- intended to have his letter pub-
ow that the trees are in pointed with the choices that DPS lished on April Fool’s Day.

A modest tenure for Medlin

bloom and the weather made when deciding whether to After all, how else can anyone
seems to be warming up activate Alert Carolina. with a straight face condemn
for good, the arboretum is once The system should have citizens from seeking to protect
again the best study spot on been activated to alert students themselves when facing an armed
campus. on campus that there may be and potentially dangerous crimi-
The few students who take
advantage of this sanctuary know
Medlin’s leadership simply didn’t live up to an armed suspect on campus. nal? I suppose in Mr. Foote’s ideal
Granted, this may have caused world, criminals may be friendly,
how conducive it is to both focus
and relaxation. The rest of us
what tough times demanded of him some panic amongst students, unarmed people who never wish to
but it would have been for their do any harm, but in the world that

are missing out. Here are four own safety. If this individual was the rest of us live in, this couldn’t
reasons to wake up and smell the uring our endorsement lack of student presence at the didates to be certified. That leg-
interviews, the editorial board meeting in November to islation made the requirement brave enough to enter a dorm on be further from the truth.
roses … and azaleas, trilliums and University property and wield a In England earlier this year,
rhododendrons. board asked Student student resignation about the fulfill its purpose: ensuring only
Body President-elect Mary University’s fiscal dilemma. the most dedicated candidates gun against another student, police officials were forced to warn
n Outdoor activity reduces what is stopping him from doing residents not to install wire mesh
stress. A recent study on Cooper to evaluate student “Whoever my successor is move forward.
the same elsewhere on campus? in their windows because doing
a Japanese practice called government’s performance this would say, ‘We’re here over the Medlin also vetoed a work- I do hope that there will be an so could injure burglars who fre-
“Shinrin-yoku,” or forest- past year. She posed a simple summer. You can call us any- able bill reforming election institutional review of this sys- quently smash in unprotected
bathing, was published in the question: “What has the Medlin time,’” he said, bemoaning the districts, as well as reform of tem and this choice so that this windows in order to gain access
journal Environmental Health administration done on a day- lack of inclusion. a provision that would have error can and will not be made to homes and storage units.
and Preventive Medicine. In it, to-day basis for students?” Why wait to be called on, made it impossible to pull off again, for our safety is at stake. While this logic may appear
subjects were divided into two Now that she is assuming the though? It can just as easily be what his student body sec- What is the point of having a ludicrous to some, this is exactly
groups, both of which engaged in multi-million dollar system if we the type of logic that Mr. Foote
the same activities.
role of student body president, said that the onus is on the stu- retary did this year: run for
it is a constructive question to dent body president to engage elected office while a member are not going to use it when “an proposed in his anti-Second
The study indicated that armed and dangerous person (is) Amendment letter on Monday.
walking through wooded areas revisit in reflecting on Hogan the trustees and the adminis- of the executive branch.
Medlin’s time in office. tration. That’s the lesson for These weren’t reforms for on or near campus?” Let’s just hope that for every-
decreases cortisol levels, indi- Hopefully we will never be one’s sake, our society will con-
cating lowered stress. Another In most ways, it is disap- his successor. As for students: reform’s sake — all of these
put in a position again where tinue to value the rights of indi-
study put subjects through a pointingly similar to past If Medlin felt that tuition could efforts were concerted attempts the use of Alert Carolina is nec- vidual citizens to life and liberty
series of stressful math tests, administrations. Medlin’s ten- still be lower despite the budget, that would have moved student essary. But I hope that if there is over the rights of criminals to
and then placed them in front ure will be noted by his having surely others did as well — they government in the right direc- a next time, our law enforcement harm and maim us without fear
of either a window overlooking taken all of the least controver- merely needed to be organized. tion. Medlin’s staunch opposi- will make a more conscientious of retribution.
a grassy lawn, a TV showing sial stances. He was the con- It’s indicative of one of tion to them was profoundly decision and alert the students
a live video feed of that lawn summate establishment can- Medlin’s biggest weaknesses. disappointing. and staff of UNC. Bill Laurence
or a blank wall. Those placed
didate — and his record is that He never seemed to challenge Senior
in front of the window experi- J. Sam Hurley History
enced the quickest decrease in of a defender of the status quo. the administration to justify An uncertain legacy
Tough times called for unprec- itself. He gave the impression Sophomore
heart rate.
edented leadership. It is not that he only wanted to do exact- Medlin’s lasting contribution Biology Restrictive gun laws don’t
n Time spent in nature
improves concentration. clear that Medlin delivered. ly what was expected. He played to campus is supposed to be his always decrease violence
Researchers have shown that it safe. plan for innovating the arts. University should allow
But it isn’t clear where that is Snoop Dogg to perform TO THE EDITOR:
time outside in green settings Tough tuition talks To elaborate on the objections
may be an effective treatment for Stuck on the status quo headed. So far, the committee
TO THE EDITOR: of Katie Noonan (“More guns
children with ADHD. This was bound to be a rough of big names and no-shows has
There’s been a lot of debate won’t solve the campus’ safety
These findings extend to year for any student body presi- The only thing Medlin left the work to Medlin — and about whether Snoop Dogg issues,” March 30) and oth-
people without ADHD but with dent. It was an unenviable job. seemed eager to challenge was it’s uncertain what will happen should be able to perform at ers from the UNC community
inattention symptoms similar In times as trying as these for the change. when he’s gone. UNC. Personally, I’m not a big regarding concealed carry on
to those with the condition. University, the largely symbolic He showed little heart when Also, a significant amount fan, but I believe it’s ridiculous college campuses, there seems to
One psychologist suggests that student presence in decision it came to the Association of of duplication exists between that the University may stop him be a disconnect between the per-
prolonged focus, requiring the making can easily get cast aside. Student Governments. He Me d l i n’s e ff o r t a n d t h e from performing. ceived effect of gun control laws
rejection of external stimuli, For one, it’s a concert they and the success statistics accom-
But it was a job that Medlin will- expressed concern over the arts and humanities work-
can bring about these symp- didn’t have to organize — the panying these regulations.
toms. ingly signed up for. amount of money wasted on ing group, part of the larger
In November, Medlin took a stipends, then squandered Innovate@Carolina project. students themselves took the ini- For example, when England
Especially given our long tiative and won the concert. UNC instituted the most restrictive
“cram sessions” and exams, UNC stand for students by support- his first opportunity to vote “The two groups are definite-
ing a lower tuition increase than to lower them. His rhetoric ly going to have to come togeth- has to pay nothing out of pocket firearms legislation in the EU
students are not immune to and Electronic Arts is doing the in 1997, overall gun crime in
“attention fatigue,” and can cer- what was passed by the Board of became more critical at the er on some way,” said Student
majority of the work — we just the following years skyrocketed.
tainly benefit from the attention- Trustees. He was the lone dis- end, when he was no longer Body Secretary Ian Lee. He has have to provide the venue. Since 1998, the number of people
restorative properties of nature. senting vote. To be fair, the issues accountable to deliver results. been in talks about how to gel With regards to the issue sur- injured by firearms per year has
n Hanging out with plant were far bigger than him or his Little was done to justify UNC’s those efforts, but it isn’t clear rounding Snoop’s songs, I find it increased more than twofold.
life is good for your immune authority. He ultimately made investment or to improve it. how that will be done yet. a bit ludicrous. First, the claim Additionally, the United
system. Studies have shown a the right symbolic move . Several of Medlin’s actions on In some ways, it’s a micro- that Snoop Dogg was guilty of Kingdom currently has a higher
link between being outdoors
Ye t h i s a d v o c a c y s t i l l legislation passed by Student cosm of Medlin’s tenure: Good sexual assault is simply untrue: crime rate per capita (85 per
and increased white blood cells The accuser dropped the case 1,000) despite its highly restric-
and cancer-fighting cells in the
felt somewhat shallow. He Congress also indicated an intentions alone cannot over-
expressed frustration that he attachment to a flawed status come the mere appearance of in 2005. Sure, it’d be naive of tive gun laws, compared to the
body. Considering also the well- us to believe that he’s not some- United States (80 per 1,000.)
established correlation between had not been previously con- quo. Medlin first refused to sign substance. In the absence of
sulted over the summer about reform that would update the decisive, engaging leadership, one with a past — firearm and Outlawing firearms does not
stress and illness, greenery’s marijuana charges make up a stop violent crime from occur-
relaxing effects seem them- a $750 supplement increase in signature threshold required it’s unclear how lasting a student
long criminal record — but if ring and in some examples may
selves to be a powerful immune tuition. He also attributed the for student body president can- body president’s legacy will be. we aren’t going to allow anyone encourage criminals.
system boost. that’s made mistakes to perform, I would guess that less than
n Being outdoors makes you UNC won’t have anyone left for 1 percent of the student body

Helicopter legislating
happier. Research published in concerts. currently has a concealed carry
the Journal of Environmental I find it rather ironic that a permit, and I would not feel any
Psychology last year found that school that’s supposed to be open more anxiety about these indi-
natural outings promote energy minded and liberal may not allow viduals carrying a firearm than
and vitality. Another study indi- a rapper to perform. Duke gets I do about the DPS officers who
cates that simply viewing green
settings makes people feel “more
Legislature shouldn’t hover over the UNC system’s shoulder Lupe, UVa got Lady Gaga earlier carry firearms on campus every
this school year, even East Carolina day. Concealed carry of firearms

hopeful about the future” and University got Wiz Khalifa. Passion provides responsible individu-
improves their coping skills. he North Carolina er, to oversee the day-to-day is at best patronizing and at
General Assembly should operations of each university, worst hubristic. Pit is a cool band, but they do not als with the ability to defend
In several European coun- have the wide appeal that other themselves in dire situations.
tries, “care farms” for the clini- not pursue any degree which line-item cuts would The legislature’s apparent
artists do. The one time we have Concealed carry allows a person
cally depressed let patients work of line-item budget cutting almost allow them to do. Such desire for more direct control a rather mainstream artist come to protect their life and the lives
outside and tend gardens. Their for UNC-system universities. a roundabout way of control- might stem from skepticism to our school, the University may of those around them when the
results and the research that Instead, it should continue to ling university policy would be about the earnestness of UNC- prevent it. police are not present.
inspired them demonstrate that impose only discretionary cuts, inefficient and confusing. system officials’ efforts thus far
time spent in nature has a mea- which allow those best informed And let’s not forget that to make cuts. Again, such skepti- Michael Hardison Michael Veasey
surably positive effect on our about the universities’ opera- our legislators are not profes- cism is patronizing and insulting Freshman Junior
tions — university administra- sional administrators. They in the face of the 900 adminis- Peace, War and Defense Peace, War and Defense
Especially with finals com-
ing up, look to nature as an tors — to decide how to allocate have not made careers out of trative positions the UNC system
opportunity for relaxation and the legislature’s cuts. understanding the complexi- has eliminated in recent years.
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