The East Carolinian, January 11, 1994






Lifestyle
That San Francisco sound
M.I.R.V one of the west
coast's most innovative new
bands, scoffs at the concept
album by making one of
their own. Story page 13.
Opinion
Recreation Center
Projected parking problems
make the new recreation
center seem more like a
parasitic tapeworm than a
good thing. See page 10.
The East Carolinian
Vol. 69 No. 1
Circulation 12,000
Greenville, North Carolina
Tuesday, January 11,1994
24 Pages
Parking problems have only just begun
Rec center of the future brings
aggravation now
By Laura Allard
Staff Writer
Much to the agony, frustra-
tion and utter aggravation of
many students, construction for
the new recreation center has de-
voured about 300 commuter and
resident parking spaces.
Construction now controls
the parking lots south of Greene
residence hall and west of
Mendenhall Student Center. A
steel fence looms above the
masses of steel, dirt and lumber,
and access is limited to those in-
volved in the construction.
The loss of these lots poses
obvious parking problems, and
Traffic Services, ECU Transit and
the Student Government Asso-
ciation are working to help stu-
dents overcome these inconve-
niences.
Pat Gertz, director of Park-
ing and Traffic Services is en-
couraging students to take ad-
vantage of the bus and shuttle
services.
"This is a good time to start
using the shuttle system Gertz
said, "because the parking situ-
ation is going to get worse be-
fore it gets better
Students may also take ad-
vantage of the Pirate Ride pro-
gram. This service, funded by the
SGA, provides bus service from
downtown to several campus lo-
cations for ECU students. Signs
will go up this semester desig-
nating specific stops for the
shuttle, but it is running now from
10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Thursday
through Saturday.
Students may also call Pub-
lic Safety for an escort if they
must walk across campus alone
to get to their cars or another
building.
In addition to closing the
lots directly involved in the con-
struction, the parallel parking
along the service street behind
Mendenhall has been removed
in order to create a temporary
bus stop. The parallel parking on
Ninth Street, Lawrence Street and
Charles Street may also be al-
tered.
Adjustments have been
made to help compensate for the
lost spaces. The parking lot at
Fifth and Reade Street is only
open to students with Resident
and Commuter permits. The
lower Minges, Charles and
Ficklen lot will be open to fresh-
men only.
The Blue lot at Minges is
now for Commuter and Limited
permits only, and the Gold lot
will remain open to University
Registered vehicles. Both of these
lots provide easy access to the
commuter shuttle which stops
every ten minutes at Minges Coli-
seum and Christianbury Gym-
nasium.
The pool parking lot west
of Minges Coliseum is now des-
ignated for Staff permits only,
and state-owned vehicle parking
has been relocated to a Central
Motor Pool site on the Allied
Health property.
Parking changes will occur
throughout the semester as a new
lot is opened and the library ex-
pansion begins.
Gertz advised students to
pay attention to all signs and com-
munications that are released re-
garding the constantly changing
parking situation.
In response to these
changes, students expressed frus-
tration about the lack of parking
on campus, and generally agreed
with senior Adam Rogerson's
proposal that ECU "doaway with
Freshmen parking altogether
ECU student Hessel
Verhage is also frustrated about
the parking situation, but said
students should "stop whining
about minor inconveniences that,
in the long run, will enhance the
public's opinion of ECU.
"If ECU looks good, then
you look good Verhage said.
The recreation center
should be open in the fall of 1995
and will include six multi-pur-
pose courts, three large aerobic
studios, a weight room the size of
Christianbury's gym, a three-
lane, one-fifth of a mile track,
seven racquetball courts, one
squash court, an indoor archi ry
and golf area, a large indoor pool,
an outdoor pool with a sun deck
and an indoor climbing wall.
"The quality of recreation
facilities is in the top three rea-
sons students chooses a univer-
sity said Nance Mize, director
of Recreation Services. "ECU is
the only state-supported school
in North Carolina that doesn't
have a facility of this type.
The recreation center is part
of the first phase of the master
plan for university renovations.
This phase of the plan also in-
cludes the expansion of Joyner
Library, the renovation of Slay
and Umstead residence halls, the
construction of Todd Dining Hall,
an expansion of The Wright Place
and the possible expansion of the
Student Health Center ana
Ficklen Stadium.
Future prison, or future rec center? This mass of a mess will gradually
evolve into luxuries including an outdoor pool and a squash court.
New Parking Designations
F �Freshmen R �Resident
C � Commuter S � Staff U � University
The above chart represents new parking guidelines as
stated by the recent Parking and Traffic Services memo.
Any questions should be directed to Traffic Services at 757-6294
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2 The East Carolinian
January 11. 1994
Newspapers stolen at University of Maryland
The University of Maryland's student newspaper is trying to
ease racial tensions after 10,000 newspapers were stolen and the
paper was accused of being racist. The newspapers, representing
about half of the paper's circulation, were removed from their bins
in the early morning and replaced with a flyer that said "Due to its
racist nature, the Diamomiback will not be available today � read a
book Black students have criticized the newspaper after racially
sensitive errors appeared in the publication. The Diamondback
recently misspelled Fredrick Douglass's name and misidentified
the book The Souls of Black Folksby VV.E.B. DuBois asThe Sales of Black
Folks.
Return your silverware � it's worth something
Carolina Dining Services, the resident dining service for
UNC-Chapel Hill, wants their silverware back. Johnny Francis,
resident dining manager, said that because of the serious silver-
ware shortages in the dining halls, CDS was offering rewards to
students who returned pilfered flatware. At the beginning of the
semester CDS ordered 350 to 400 dozen knives, forks and spoons.
The dining halls have already exhausted that supply and have been
reordering silverware about once every 1 1 2 months. Students
will not be punished for returning silverware. Instead CDS will
offer rewards such as Pizza Hut coupons and free lunches at CDS
locations. In addition to missing silverware, items such as glass-
ware and salt and pepper shakers are often taken. Although CDS
usually issues a silverware recall every year, this is the first time
they have offered rewards and posted signs in residence halls and
around campuses.
Study says jobs are out there
The hiring of new college graduates is expected to increase
this year after a five-vear lull, a survey by Michigan State University
found. The survey, done by Collegiate Employment Research
Institute, found that hiring should increase 1.1 percent. The figure
was based on the responses of more than 600 business, industry and
government organizations nationwide. The Recruiting Trends sur-
vey also projects an increase of up to 1.6 percent in starting salary
offers to new graduates. Highest among the starting salaries for
students with a bachelor's degree are chemical engineering, $40,341;
mechanical engineering, $35,369; nursing, $29,868; and geology,
$28,414. Employer categories expecting the greatest increases in
hiring include hospitals and health care services; aerospace and
components; and banking, finance and insurance.
Compiled by Jason Williams. Taken from CPS
and other campus newspapers.
People on the street
What do you think of ECU'S
present parking situation?
Officers brawl on duty
ROXBORO, N.C. (AP) �
Two Roxboro Police officers
have been charged with simple
assault after fighting one an-
other while on duty.
Police Chief Terry Hill said
officers Derik Aundua Cousin,
28, and David Travis Harris, 25,
have been suspended without
pay pending the outcome of
their assault trials, WRXO and
WKRX Radio News reported.
The two officers began
fighting Saturday in their po-
lice cruiser while conducting a
radar speed check along U.S.
501, south of Roxboro, Hill
said.
Harris then drove the po-
lice car to the county
magistrate's office, where the
two men took out warrants
against one another for assault.
District court hearings for
both officers are set for Thurs-
day in Person County.
Jackie Patten, commuter: "I paid Eugene Smith, commuter: "It's
$70 for a parking sticker, but preposterous! The number of
there's nowhere to park and I don't students and the number of parking
know where to catch the shuttle spaces don't coincide Weshould
have adequate parking
Deana Cale, commuter: "Crappy. Marshall Merritt, commuter:
They should have built a new "Awful. It's backwards logic
parking area first And how long before we get a
parking garage?"
Once a week a photographer and a reporter
from TEC will be on campus asking
questions about issues that afreet ECU.
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January 11, 1994
The East Carolinian 3
Biotech speaker welcomed
By Stephanie Lassiter
Staff Writer
First there was Biosphere,
now there is Biotechnology. G.
Kirk Raab, president and chief ex-
ecutive officer of Genentech, will be
the featured speaker for the School
of Medicine's Doctoral Student Re-
search Day, which is being held
today-
"This is an unique opportu-
nity to leam more about the out-
standing scientific research being
conducted within our community
said Dr. Alvin Volkman, associate
dean for research and graduate stud-
ies at the medical school.
Raab's talk, entitled "Science:
The Foundation and Future of Bio-
technology will be held at 7 p.m.
tonight at the Greenville Hilton.
"Raab is preeminent in his
field, which is the fastest growing
biomedical research today said Dr.
David Terrian, associate professor
of anatomy and cell biology.
Genentech, based in San Fran-
cisco, is one of the world's leading
innovators in biotechnology and
pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Genentech played a major role in
the discovery and development of
human pharmaceuticals using ge-
netic engineering techniques.
"The graduate students
wanted to have a leader in the field
of industrial biotechnology who
could speak about the importance
of their academic training and basic
research to Biotechnology said Dr.
Paul Phibbs, chairman of Microbi-
ology and Immunology at the
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School of Medicine. Phibbs is also
the Director of the School of
Medicine's Biotechnology Program.
Doctoral Student Research
Da v is used to recognize the research
of PhD candidates in the six sciences
basic to medicine: anatomy and cell
biology, biochemistry, microbiology
and immunology, pathology, phar-
macology and physiology. There
about 50 students pursuing these
degrees.
The students will be given a
welcome address by Dean Hallock
of the School of Medicine. Student
presentations willfollowtheaddress.
Raab's speech will be directed
towards the philosophical and busi-
ness perspectives rather than the
perspective of an actual researcher.
" The students wanted some-
one who could relate the research of
the university to biotechnology
Phibbsaid.
PhibbsaddedthatRaab'swife,
the former Mollie Painter, is a Green-
villenariveandanECU alumna. Her
family connections in Greenville
were a major factor in getting Raab
to speak.
Raab's speech will be pre-
ceded byadinnerat5:45p.m. Dona-
tions for the dinner are set at $5.00
per student and $10.00 per faculty
member. Seats will be available af-
ter the dinner for those just wishing
to hear the speech. Tickets can be
purchased throughout the day in
front of the ballroom at the Hilton.
"Raab is going to be here to
discuss the role of science and bio-
technology today and its potential
Terrain said.
Save some dough, pay off those loans
Plan offers new solutions to age-old headaches accompanying loan bills
By Tammy Carter
Staff Writer
Everyone wants to save
money, and students who have
PLUS or SLS loans may be able
to do just that through the Sallie
Mae Direct Repay Plan. As of
May 1, 1994, borrowers can use
the new Sallie Mae Plan to re-
pay student loans electronically
through their checking or sav-
ings account.
Students who choose to re-
pay their loans through the plan
will actually save money be-
cause they will receive a .25 per-
cent reduction in interest rates
as long as they continue to use
Sallie Mae. It is less expensive
to administer loans paid elec-
tronically, therefore the Sallie
Mae corporation will pass its
savings on to borrowers through
the interest rate reduction.
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first be available to students
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repayment, and are serviced at
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1994.
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4 The East Carolinian
January 11, 1994
Nursing honor society receives award
By Stephanie Lassiter
Staff Writer
The Beta Nu chapter of
Sigma Theta Tau, an international
honor society fornurses, recently
received the Chapter Ke Award.
ECU was one of 11 chapters inter-
nationally to be second time re-
cipients of this prestigious a ward.
The award was presented
at the biennial convention held in
Indianapolis, Ind. Although the
honorsocietv iscomprised of both
nursing students and nurses, no
ECU students attended the con-
vention held Nov. 2s1 through
Dec. 3.
The local chapter of Sigma
Theta Tau has 40"? members At
the most recent induction, 68 of
By Richard Holt
Staff Writer
Many ECU graduate stu-
dents pursue master's degrees in
order to fulfill their personal goals
and dreams. James VVellons , an
ECU student pursuing a MS in
geology, hopes to make a differ-
ence in the environment as a re-
sult of his ECU education.
Wellons, an easv going 24-
year-old nativeof Burlington, N.C.
hopes to make a difference in the
environmental restoration and
clean-up of water. "I hope to have
an impact in ground water clean-
r
the 70 new members inducted
were current ECU students. In-
ternational membership is
160,000 with 322 chapters world-
wide. Sigma Theta Tau istheonlv
honor society for nurses.
Nursing students become
eligible for induction during their
junior year. Nurses who have bac-
calaureate degrees are also eli-
gible.
According to Sylvia Brown,
chapter president, the chapter
also received the Chapter Ac-
countability Award for Excellence
in Reporting.
"We are extremely pleased
with this accomplishment
Brown said.
Brown also added that sev-
eral faculty members have been
can affect drinking water in the
functioning of our everyday lives
said Wellons.
"Water is a part of everyone's
life and it requires responsible
care. The state and health of
ground water affects many other
aspects of our environmentTie
said.
James hopes to accomplish
his goals by obtaining employ-
ment in an environmentally pro-
gressive corporation. "I hope to
work for a well established envi-
ronmental consulting firm he
said. "Hopefully, a firm that is
involved with ground water man-
up as contaminated ground water agement and clean-up.
active at the international level.
Dr. Lou Everett, associate
professor tor the School of Nurs-
ing, was one of S3 international
members selected as a distin-
guished lecturer. Everett also
served as vice-chancellor of the
Regional Chapter Coordinating
Committee, an international com-
mittee.
Eldean Pierce served on the
International Eligibility Commit-
tee from 1491-43. Karen Krupa
served as the Chair of the Region
7 Program Committee from 1991-
93.
Brown and Dr. Mary
Kirkpatrick were selected to
serve as Collateral Reviewers
for Research Grants through this
year.
Wellons wants to use his
education to improve the envi-
ronment. "I possess high aspira-
tions in my geology education to-
day in order to fufill goals in the
future. 1 hope I can help to pro-
vide for environmental change in
the future concerning water he
said.
Wellons originally attended
Appalachian State University
where he obtained his BS in geol-
ogy. His interest in the field in-
spired him to pursue his MS de-
gree in geology at East Carolina
University. "1 wanted to further
mv knowledge in the field of ge-
ology he said.
I)r Susan Williams pre-
sented a study during "Scien-
tific Sessions " Her talk was en-
titled "The Relationship ot Pa-
tients' Perception of Holistic
Nurse Caring to Anxiety and
Satisfaction with Care
Two poster presentations
were also given during the con-
vention. Brown, Dr. Josie Bow-
man and Dr. Frances Eason pre-
sented "Post-Operative Pain
Management: A Comparison of
Two Strategies
"Conflict Management: A
Studv of Strategies Used by
Nurses was presented bv
Brown and Eason.
"The hard work of our
chapter members makes this rec-
ognition possible Brown said.
! difference
James is happy with his aca-
demic program at ECU. "I would
encourage other interested geol-
ogy people to investigate the MS
geology program Wellons said.
"It is a cozy and comfortable de-
partment that has close faculty
student relationships
Environmental issues have
been a vital topic for the past sev-
eral years. Such discussion has led
to a great deal of environmental
concern on behalf of many people.
Mr. Wellons is an example of an
East Carolina student who is at-
tempting to provide for environ-
mental change, progress and res-
toration.
The news department is currently encouraging applications
from any aspiring journalists. Stop in at the Pubs Building
across from Joyner and speak to the news editor. We need you,
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January 11. 1994
The East Carolinian 5
Health Sciences Library
receives new name
ECU'S first Med School dean honored
after years of contributions
By Tammy Zion
Staff Writer
Despite the weather, Dec. 10
was a beautiful day for Dr. Will-
iam E. Laupus. Around 100 people
were present when ECU's Health
Sciences Library was named after
ECU's first Medical School dean.
"I came here to develop a
four year school as dean in 1975
said Laupus, the first dean of
ECU's four year school of Medi-
cine. "Development of the Health
Sciences Library was largely my
responsibility
A ceremony was held at 4
p.m. in the library on the medical
center campus. Laupus was rec-
ognized for leading the medical
school through its crucial early
years of becoming an established
four year school. Laupus retired
in 1988, but remained active in
departmental work until 1991.
"We certainly had to develop
a quality program for the good of
the university and for the good of
Eastern North Carolina said
Laupus, "Before our renovations,
people had to go as far as the
triangle for good medical care
"This honor bestows on
Laupus appropriate recognition
for his many contributions and
his devotion to the establishment
of one of the premier new medical
schools in this country said Dr.
James A. Hallock, present dean
and vice chancellor of health sci-
ences.
Laupus still remains very
active in Pitt County working with
early childhood education pro-
grams, homes for children and
other community activities. He
believes not staying active could
lead him downhill very quickly.
When asked how he felt about
receiving the honor he replied,
"Oh I love it! Its a very wonderful
honor and I'm very grateful
"ECU's Health Sciences Li-
brary is constantly among the
leader in innovations, for example,
they were into computers and
going on-line way before many
libraries in the country were do-
ing that, they are really on the
cutting edge" said Thomas
Former, director of Information
and News for the School of Medi-
cine. "Laupus has always been
very fond of the Health Sciences
Library and thought of it as a fun-
damental tool for the education of
health professors
ECU Vice Chancellor elected to post
By Stephanie Lassiter
Staff Writer
Dr. Marlene Springer, an ad-
ministrator at ECU was elected as
an officer in the Southern Associa-
tion of Colleges and Schools(S ACS)
at a meeting held last month in
Atlanta.
Springer is the vice-chancel-
lor for Academic Affairs at ECU.
She was selected to serve as vice
president of the Chief Academic
Officers of the Southern States of
SACS.
Springer's term will run for
one year, with possible re-election
after the first year. The appoint-
ment was made during the
organization's 98th annual meet-
ing held December 14-17. About
3,000delegated attended the meet-
ing with feat'ired workshops and
seminars on accreditation issues.
SACS is the nation's largest
accrediting agency. It oversees the
accreditation of all schools in the
region, which covers 11 states from
Virginia to Texas as well as U.S.
schools located in Latin America.
Over 12,000 public and private insti-
tutionsare accredited by the agency.
"My duties will include
working with the president to co-
ordinate other vice chancellors
and to organize meetings
Springer said.
Springer was the agency's
secretarytreasurer for the past
two years.
"I think my work with the
organization will be interesting
and will benefit East Carolina
University Springer said.
Soldier's disappearance sparks controversy and concerns
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) �
After eagerly joining the Army,
Richard West Jr. earned commen-
dations from his superiors and
his paratrooper's wings. He was
even a member of the Army's ski
team.
Then, after a mysterious call
to his father in which he said he
feared for his life, West vanished.
Now, West's family wants
to know why it took authorities
13 years to identify the body of
West, which was discovered just
20 miles from Fort Bragg, N.C.
West, from Sullivan, was
listed as a deserter about the time
a body was found July 19, 1980,
clad in dark pants, a military-
style web belt, one military-style
sock and a gym shirt. The body
bore no identification.
The Army listed West
AWOL� "absent without leave"
� on July 22, a day after he failed
to show at his post. A month later,
the Army listed him DFR,
"dropped from rolls" � a de-
serter.
"For me, we need to find
theanswers said Robert West, a
brother. "I just want to know why
it took so, so long
Family members say Rich-
ard West was so eager to join the
military that he enlisted with the
Army reserve in November 1975,
just months before he was to
graduate from a vocational high
school near his Middleboro,
Mass hometown.
He began active service in
1976, about the time that his fam-
ily moved to Sullivan.
His sister, Elizabeth Turton,
said West was on the Army's ski
team while stationed in Germany,
and had earned his paratrooper's
wings and letters of commenda-
tion from his commanders.
By the summer of 1980, the
soldier had been at Fort Bragg 14
months as a mechanic with the
airborne 50th Signal Battalion.
But early one morning in
July, he called his father to ex-
press fears for his life, said Charles
West, another brother. That was
the last contact with him.
Exactly want was done dur-
ing the investigation in 1980
remains unclear.
Ed Harris, the Hoke
County detective originally
investigating the homicide,
was killed three years ago in
connection with a drug case.
And a Fort Bragg spokes-
woman said she did not know
who investigated the case for
the Army.
Family members say Ri-
chard West's whereabouts
would not have remained a
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January 11. 1994
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Surviving Branch Davidians go on trial
SAN ANTONIO (AP) �
Eightv potential jurors today faced
the prospect of spending the next
two months deciding the fate of 11
surviving Branch Davidians
charged with murdering four fed-
eral agentsat theircompound near
Waco.
U.S. District Judge Walter
Smith this morning began asking
potential jurors whether they per-
sonallv were acquainted with pos-
sible witnesses.
Among the possible wit-
nesses were Kathryn Schroeder, a
Branch Davidian who avoided a
murder charge by agreeing to as-
sist the government, and numer-
ous former members of dooms-
day prophet David Koresh's reli-
gious group.
Rocket Rosen, attorney for
Davidians Kevin Whitecliff and
Livingston Fagan, said former FBI
director William Sessions may be
called as a defense witness.
Testimony was expected to
begin by midweek. Relatives of
the defendants, interested citizens
and news reporters crowded into
the tightly controlled federalcourt-
house for a chance at one of the
few available seats as jury selec-
tion began.
Prosecutors hope to prove
murder and conspiracy charges
with Schroeder's testimony and a
warehouse full of evidence such
as tape recordings of the Davidians
and seized weapons.
Defense lawyers are ex-
pected to use the government's
own findings to bolster its exces-
sive force claim, including a re-
port that criticized the raid's plan-
ners for flawed decision making.
Prominent potential defense
witnesses besides Sessions are
Stephen Higgins, who resigned as
director of the Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco and Firearms three days
before that Sept. 30 report, and
Attorney General Janet Reno.
The trial is expected to last
two months. If convicted, the de-
fendants could be sentenced to
life in prison.
Smith moved the trial from
Waco because of extensive pub-
licity there, banned attorneys from
discussing the case outside court
and ordered that the jury remain
anonymous.
Smith plans to choose 12 jury
members and six alternates from
a pool of 80 people who described
their religious experience in ques-
tionnaires.
The weapons raid by about
100 ATF officers resulted in a
shootout that killed four ATF
agents and wounded 16 others.
Six Branch Davidians are believed
to have died in the gun battle.
Koresh, the self-described
"Lamb of God then led about
100 Branch Davidians in a 51-day
armed standoff that ended in a
raging fire that broke out when
authorities began punching holes
in compound walls with assault
vehicles. Koresh and at least 80
others died amid the blaze, at least
13 by gunshots.
Trailer fire in Asheville
kills two toddlers
Clinton receives support from former partner
As accusations fly, some insist president has "nothing to hide"
ASHEVILLF(AP)�A heat-
ing appliance may have caused
the mobile home fire that killed
two toddlers in northern Bun-
combe County, fire investigators
say.
Buncombe County Deputy
Fire Marshal Mack Salley said
Christina Michelle Allen, 2, and
Jennifer Nicole Allen, 1, of Jupiter
were trapped in the flaming mo-
bile home when firefighters ar-
rived late Sunday.
"One of our firefighters tried
to reach them, but was driven back,
by the heat Salley said.
Both girls were dead on ar-
rival at Memorial Mission Hospi-
tal in Asheville.
Their father, Vincent Scott
Allen, 26, was in good condition
Monday at the hospital after be-
ing treated for smoke inhalation, a
hospital spokeswoman said.
Salley said the man also suf-
fered hand lacerations and burns
while trying to rescue the children
from the mobile home, which was
gutted by the flames.
The girls' mother, Betty
Farmer, was at work in
Weaverville when she was told
of the fire.
Harley Shuford of the
Bu ncombe County Arson Task
Force said aheater also may
have caused a second
Asheville-area fire that left an
elderly couple with severe
smoke inhalation and burns.
Pinkney Johnson, 83, and
Eleanor Johnson, 79, of
Asheville remained in critical
condition Monday after being
airlifted to the Baptist Hospi-
tal Burn Unit in Winston-Sa-
lem, a hospital spokesman said.
Shuford said the fire that
engulfed their home likely
started in the den, which had
both a electric radiant heater
and another radiator of the
kind often found in older
houses.
Investigators have ruled
out arson in both incidents.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)
� A former partner in an Arkan-
sas real estate venture is defend-
ing President Clinton and his
wife as controversy continues to
swirl over their investment in
the land development company.
James McDougal, who
owned an Arkansas thrift that
failed in the 1980s and was a
partner with the Clintons in the
Whitewater Development Corp
j says they "in no way benefited"
from his S&L business dealings.
McDougal defended the
� Clintons in an interview with The
Associated Press as demands
continued to mount for a special
prosecutor to take over the Jus-
tice Department's investigation
�of the thrift and any possible
dealings with Whitewater De-
velopment Corp.
But McDougal told the AP
that he believes the Clintons may
have lost far less on the
Whitewater venture than the
$68,900 the presidential cam-
paign claimed in 1992.
Sen. Daniel Patrick
Moynihan, D-N.Y said Sunday
that Clinton "has nothing to
hide" and can put the matter
behind him with the appoint-
ment of a special prosecutor out-
side the Justice Department.
In the last few weeks, Re-
publicans in Congress have made
similar demands, accusing the
Justice Department of trying to
manage the investigation. Vice
President Gore said those re-
peated requests were politically
motivated.
The career prosecutor head-
ing the investigation "is a Re-
publican, incidentally, who came
in (to Justice) in the Nixon and
Ford administrations Gore said
Sunday on CBS's "Face the Na-
tion
Federal officials are report-
edly trying to determine if
McDougal illegally put money
from the failed Madison Guar-
anty Savings and Loan into a
Clinton gubernatorial campaign
in 1984-85 or used any of it to
illegally pay debts of prominent
people, including the Clintons.
The president's Whitewater
records are being turned over to
the Justice Department so it can
examine them in its investiga-
tion, the White House says.
McDougal said in the in-
terview Friday that "The
Clintons in no way benefited
from my handling of Madison
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January 11, 1994
The East Carolinian 7
Smokers wise up with age
NEW YORK (AP) � Thirty
years ago Tuesday, a modest
brown paperback book released
by the U.S. Public Health Service
triggered history's sharpest de-
cline in smoking.
Cigarette consumption in
the United States abruptly
dropped 20 percent in the three
months after the Jan. 11, 1964,
release of the first surgeon
general's report on smoking and
health.
That book has since proven
to be a landmark in U.S. public
health. It not only halted the de-
cades-long rise in the number of
American smokers, it initiated a
steady decline that continues.
"It was a very dramatic and
courageous thing to do said Jo-
seph Califano, the top domestic
policy aide to President Johnson
and secretary of health, educa-
tion and welfare under President
Carter.
But the report also provides
a sharp reminder of the power of
the tobacco lobby, health activ-
ists said, and its ability to block
any serious regulation by the fed-
eral government.
"I don't think anyone on our
1964 surgeon general's advisory
committee would have dreamed
that 30 years later we would find
perhaps the most lethal and ad-
dictive products in society still
manufactured, advertised and
distributed virtually without re-
striction said Dr. Charles
LeMaistre, now president of the
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in
Houston.
Security was tight when the
report was released. Two hun-
dred reporters were locked in the
auditorium of the State Depart-
ment tor a two-hour briefing by
Surgeon General Dr. Luther L.
Terry and the panel of experts.
The report's blunt and
closely guarded conclusion:
Smoking causes lung cancer in
men.
Researchers had noticed an
unexplained increase in lung can-
cer among Americans as long ago
as 1900. Several important studies
in the 1950s pointed the finger at
cigarettes. But the surgeon
general's report put the words
"cigarette" and "cancer" on front
pages around the worldThere's
no doubt that theoriginal surgeon
general's report and those that
followed heightened public con-
cern and awareness about tobacco
usage said Thomas Lauria, a
spokesman for the Tobacco Insti-
tute in Washington, D.C.
In the three months before
the report, Americans smoked
cigarettes at the rate of about 1,000
per person. In the three months
after the report, that dropped to
800 a person, the sharpest decline
ever, according to Michael Eriksen,
director of the surgeon general's
Office on Smoking and Health.
Forty-two percent of Ameri-
cans smoked in 1964, compared to
26 percent now.
When the first surgeon
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general's report was released,
President Johnson ignored it.
"We didn't want to do any-
thing about it said Califano, now
chairman of the Center on Addic-
tion and Substance Abuse at Co-
lumbia University. "We wanted
to get schools integrated, the vot-
ers' rights act passed, fair housing
passed. And all of those things
required us to take on the whole
phalanx of Southern states
Califano tried to make up
for that as Carter's secretary of
health, education and welfare. On
Jan. 11,1978, a banner headline on
the front page of the Washington
Star said, "Califano Declares War
on Smoking
Again, however, political re-
alities immobilized the federal
government. "The tobacco indus-
try went crazy Califano said. "It
ultimately cost me my job
Dr. joycelvn Elders, the cur-
rent surgeon general, thinks Wash-
ington may finally be at a turning
point.
"Washington is beginning to
catch up she said. The key to
tougher regulations, she said, is
seeing tobacco as the central part
of a larger preventive health ef-
fort, much as Califano tried to do
15 years ago.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP)
� Workers melted snow on a gas
stove to bathe and cook for 16 senior
citizens at Tender Heart Home Care
after a winter storm knocked out
power for six days.
Straps from bed restraints were
used as wicks for kerosene lamps
and the home's porch was turned
into a makeshift freezer.
"You just have to really use
your ingenuity said owner
Wynona Wolfe.
The home's power was re-
stored Sunday night, but thousands
of other residents across the North-
east and Appalachians remained
without electricity today after last
week's two snow and ice storms.
Cold, melting snow and ice
hampered efforts Sunday to restore
power to many businesses and
homes, butairports, trains and high-
ways had returned to normal for the
most part.
Atleastsixdeathswereblamed
on the weather, and homeless shel-
ters filled up throughout the region.
Temperatures were below
freezing all day Sunday throughout
mostof the AppalachiansandNorth-
east.
Parts of New England were
expected to get temperatures up to
20 degrees below zero early today.
"People are suffering out
there said Bea Gaddy, who runs a
homeless shelter in Baltimore.
In New York City, ice still cov-
ered many sidewalks Sunday, mak-
ing walking treacherous in some ar-
eas. Ice-skaters glided on frozen parts
of Jones Beach on nearby Long Is-
land.
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"By far the worst in our his-
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8The East Carolinian
January 11, 1994
Lawyer hits downfall, drags clients with him
CHARLOTTE (AP) � A
prominent Charlotte lawyer said
his poor money management led
to the overwhelming debt that
prompted him to take $243,000
from three clients.
Jake Wade, 65, has repaid the
money and calls his actions "a ter-
rible mistake Creditors want his
home, his office and most anything
he owns.
"I am completely devas-
tated Wade said in a tearful inter-
view with The Cfiarlotte Observer at
his office condo. "I got in over my
head financially, and I didn't
handle it right
Word of Wade's troubles
shocked the legal community, his
neighbors and many of the base-
ball players trained by the long-
time Little League coach � who
learned fair play and sportsman-
ship from the burly, boisterous
coach.
For 36 years, Wade helped
mold the young sons of some of
Charlotte's most prominent fami-
lies. Former Major League Base-
ball commissioner Bart Giamatti
SOLDIER
once saluted him in a national
speech. Even Sports Illustrated cel-
ebrated his coaching longevity.
"I'm astonished. I just can't
believe it said Jim Cobb, Wade's
childhood pal and fellow Charlotte
lawyer. "I've known Jake since we
were both teen-agers at
Wrightsville Beach and he has been
a straight arrow in every sense
Barbara Thompson, Wade's
team mother for 10 years, said it
bluntly: "If Jake Wade did some-
thing wrong, he must have reasons
that nobody could withstand. God
works in weird ways and I think
there's a reason for this
A past chairman of the
Mecklenburg County Bar, Wade
said he expects to be disbarred.
"It's a very serious case said
David Henderson, deputy counsel
for the North Carolina State Bar,
which supervises lawyers. The bar
has ordered Wade to stop handling
money from clients until a hearing
this spring.
"In my opinion there is noth-
ing more serious than taking
money from a client, and it justifies
the most serious punishment
Henderson said.
Mecklenburg District Attor-
ney Peter Gilchrist declined com-
ment.
The Disciplinary Hearing
Commission, a separate arm of the
state bar, is expected to hear Wade's
case in March. It can dismiss the
complaint, punish Wade with a
reprimand or take his license.
Mecklenburg County pros-
ecutors also are watching the case,
which means Wade could face
prison time if they choose to pros-
ecute him.
After graduating from law
school at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1956,
Wade joined a Charlotte law firm
led by Robert Potter, now a U.S.
district judge. In 1971, he and his
friend Cart Carmichael opened
their own office.
Together, the pair built a
prestigious firm. Wade became
known as a bulldog, represent-
ing insurance companies,
Davidson College, land specula-
tors, even a couple of lawyers in
trouble.
Wade's only obvious pas-
sion is baseball.
He first stepped on the dia-
mond as a Little League coach in
1957. And he's coached the same
team � sponsored by Harry &
Bryant Funeral Home � every
spring since.
Wade insists he is just a bad
money manager.
"There's no gambling, no
drinking, no drugging Wade
said. "I got involved in honest
financial difficulties, and I didn't
handle it right. There's nothing
sinister about what's happened. I
was trying to do what I was sup-
posed to do
In early 1992, Wade saw
only one way out.
The plan was simple, Wade
said.
He would take money from
a client account and quickly re-
pay it. A major case would pay
off any day and cover his debts.
"I would say to myself: T'm
in financial trouble. I need this
right here, and next week I'll get
it paid back Wade recalled.
Continued from page 5
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Because the Army did not
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The shirt worn by the vic-
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Parking sucks like a big tapeworm
It's not like we didn't see this coming.
We knew that the rec center sounded too
good. But some of the more careless ones
were blind enough to envision � what? a
rec center on stilts, maybe?
Whatever they thought, the entity
Pat Gertz, Director of Parking and Traf-
fic Services kindly ensures us all that "ECU
TRANSIT and the Division of Student Life
will make every attempt during this period
to make parking and transportation services
as convenient end efficient as is reasonably
By Barbara Irwin
known affectionately by few as "the parlc-possible Yeah, with a little help from God, 'J-JJ� off tO tclSebclll CipS' pOplllcirity
inimrnWDm"hacomprffpHa(rainanH mavbe. ' M, M. -IT �
ing problem" has emerged again and
is the prickly bush up our schol-
arly well, nevermind, you
know what we're getting at.
Yes, it could even be
compared to a pesky tape-
worm, if you carefully use your
imaginations. A happy, smiley
parasite that feeds on innocent
hosts and revs its engines just
in time for a new semester
Yuck.
For those who were in-
tent on conducting an in-
depth search of the prickly
bush, a rather large, rather omi
nous death camp fence was
erected around the parking lots next to
Mendenhall Student Center for the spe-
cific purpose of construction preparations
for the new Student Recreation Center.
Ohhh, it's an awe-inspiring sight. The west
end of campus never looked so good.
This venture into our recreational
health has culminated in one big mess for
-commuter students and those Residents
-unlucky enough to own and operate a ve-
hicle on campus. You may be surprised to
know that the rec center has stolen about
300 parking spaces. This had to have been
maybe
Are they blind? Don't they see that park-
i ng is, was and always will be a prob-
1 e m as long as the administration
conceals problems in their poli-
cies to the point that they cease to
be policies at all and instead be-
come disfunctional sugar pills
for us to suck on? Neglect the
child long enough and he will
react adversly.
Yes, this is a big deal. This
unfairness began a long time ago
and persisted. It grew not unlike
Alice when she consumed the
pastry that said "Eat me And
it developed into one nasty
thorn in our side.
Math majors � try to add
these numbers up: At ECU, there are 33 park-
ing spaces for every 100 students. In fact, we
fall behind UNC-G, NCSU, and UNC-C by a
fairly wide margin. This was prior to the rec
center ground breaking. And don't fool your-
selves � it's just going to get worse. Pat
Gertz said so.
Parking changes will occur throughout
the semester (ensuring heated debates, at
least) as a new lot is opened and the library
expansion begins in Spring. Offered in its
quite a surprise to a few hundred students place is the suggestion: (by Pat Gertz no less!)
upon their return to campus this Monday.
Welcome back, indeed.
So instead of just whining and com-
plaining that parking "sucks" and is "just
such a pain to deal with let's give our-
selves an early ulcer (and a migraine too!):
Read on.
�1
it-
Students should seriously consider utiliz-
ing the services provided by ECU TRAN-
SIT Yeah, and the administration should
seriously consider utilizing their brains the
next time they make a decision in the future.
Hey, no doubt who the parasite is in this
symbiotic relationship, is there?
By John P. Adams
Whitewater scandal aborbed by media bias
There is nothing like a little
presidential controversy to start
the new year off right. Which
controversy you ask? Well, not
the further sexual misconduct
charges from those Arkansas
state troopers. It is no secret
that President
Clinton is "�"�K"w�B
sexually pro-
miscuous. We
have known
this since be-
fore the '92
elections and
still we voted
him in. Be-
sides, adultery
just furthers �bbmbmhu
President
Clinton's Kennedy-esque per-
sona which he so desperately
desires but will never attain.
The controversy I am in-
terested in (and you should be,
too) is the one involving the
Whitewater Development Cor-
poration. The media has tried
to downplay this story to pro-
tect their beloved Bill, but this
story is just not going to go
away.
A quick recap for those
whose idea of news is five min-
utes of Kurt Loder. In 1978 the
Clintons created Whitewater
Development Corp. with
friends James McDougal and his
wife. The idea behind this ven-
ture was to sell lots in the Ozarks
for second homes. Why they
thought anyone would want to
buy second homes in the Ozarks
is anybody's guess. Anyway,
things did not pan out and
Whitewater went under. The
Clintons claim they lost $69,000.
Shortly a fter the Clintons
and McDougals went into busi-
ness to-
Maybe if they would
release the
documents, we would
have some evidence to
either prove or disprove
any wrongdoing by
Clinton.
g e t h e r
McDougal
bought
Madison
G u r a n t y
Savings and
Loan Asso-
c i a t i o n
which also
eventually
auHBHiHaHH went under.
Federal in-
vestigators have found some evi-
dence that suggests money from
Madison Savings and Loan was
used to help repay a $50,000 debt
Clinton incurred during his 1984
gubernatorial campaign.
What does all of this mean?
Heck if I know. What I do know
is that if President Clinton is in-
nocent as he claims to be then
why not disclose all information
and documents concerning his
business dealings with James
McDougal and the Whitewater
Development Corp. If President
Clinton has nothing to hide then
why is he hiding it?
There is one other question
which I think the public deserves
to have answered. Why were the
files about Whitewater removed
from the office of the president's
lawyer and adviser, Vincent Fos-
ter Jr after his suicide, but before
those investigating his suicide
could look through them? Could
the Whitewater files hold some
clue as to why Foster took his
own life?
While President Clinton has
yet to fully comment on
Whitewater others in the White
House have not been so tongue-
tied. Senior Presidential advisor
George Stephanopolous said,
"Even though there is no evidence
of wrongdoing, the political at-
tacks are still going on I think
the key words here are "no evi-
dence
Maybe if they would release
the Whitewater documents, we
would have some evidence to ei-
ther prove or disprove any
wrongdoing by Clinton.
White House propagandist
David Gergen adds, "I just have
to tell youas the president goes
home to bury his mother, to have
the political opposition on the
warpath, hammering away, raises
all sorts of questions about what
has happened in this town
While Gergen's comment is
probably right on the mark, I have
to add that it is just as tactless to
turn around and mention the
death of the president's mother
in order to rebut the opposition.
May I suggest that "what
has happened in this town" is
that we have made a president
who cannot keep his zipper closed
or his nose clean.
What is it that Bugs Bunny,
Mickey Mouse and the Washing-
ton Redskins all have in common?
Uh, well, aside from the fact
that they all evoke gut-wrenching
laughter whenever you watch
them. Give up? Caps. You know,
baseball caps. Of course, not ex-
clusive to only these three organi-
zations, here is a multi-billion dol-
lar business worth noting. I sup-
pose this whole lucrative scheme
was brought to my attention dur-
ing Christmas break as my hus-
band and I shopped for the perfect
gifts for our friends and relatives.
As we made our way
through crowded malls, I noticed
that almost everyone was wear-
ing a baseball cap of some sort.
There were Malcolm X caps, Walt
Disney caps, Looney Tunes caps,
and any sports team you can imag-
ine is embroidered on a baseball
cap. Furthermore, in any sports
store, at least two walls are now
redesigned so as to shelve hun-
dreds of caps ranging in price from
$5 to $35.
But what really amazes me
is that this is not just a fad or a
trend; baseball caps have become
a staple in American fashion. Sim-
ply, baseball caps are cool. They
not only look great, but they say
something about the individual
wearing one atop their noggin.
Baseball caps are no longer just
about hiding a bad hair day, or
worse, an ever-increasing bald
spot, but they now reveal pride
and loyalty.
Being older than most un-
dergraduate students, I come from
a time that sporting a logo was by
association. If someone wore a
Notre Dame cap, it was because
they went to Notre Dame, or at the
very least, they were from some-
where remotely close to the area.
No more.
When I saw one of my old
professors donning a Michigan
cap, I, in an attempt to make pleas-
ant conversation, asked if he per-
haps attended the reputable
school. "No he said flatly. "Uh,
well, are you from Michigan?" I
asked hesitantly "No he again
replied, just as unenthusiastically.
"They're just, you know, cool
Oh, silly me.
I would suspect that thebase-
ball cap business has become so
big thai any president or CEO of,
say, a sporting wear company
could halt the production of all
other logo paraphenalia except
baseball caps and still have enough
revenue to pay for their lush club-
house on the 50-yard line in any
stadium.
If I were one such CEO, do
you know the market I would tar-
get? Females. Why? Because
every girl looks cool in a baseball
cap. We can wear 'em sideways,
backwards or forwards, with the
bill flipped up, of course, and
what's really great is that they
serve a dual purpose: No longer
do we have to search our vanities
for that one pony-tail band, be-
cause we can simply pull our
strands through the sizing hole in
the back! Voila!
When my husband and I
decided to take a break from all
the mall commotion we found an
empty table at one of those food
courts and as I looked around, I
couldn't believe all the caps I saw.
Even though my one-year-old
daughter doesn't have enough
hair to pull through the back,
she was the cutest thing in there
as her Minnie Mouse cap perched
perfectly on her little bald head.
There is, however, one
thing you know about every per-
son who wears a cap, especially
men. I don't care how often they
deny it, but I've watched my
husband and brothers do it for
years. Any man who wears a
rap has not showered. It simply
goes without saying. Perhaps
not so much during the week,
but I guarantee you, if you see a
man on a Saturday or Sunday
wearing a cap, he has not show-
ered. It's called the 3-C effect:
clothes, cologne, cap. That's it.
I have two caps of my own,
a Cincinatti Bengab cap and a
Cincinatti Reds cap. Needless to
say, until they can prove their
worth to ride upon my peanut
head, they've both been benched
for the season.
Also, after many years of
undergraduate work, I'm hold-
ing out for that long awaited,
much coveted other cap. You
know, the one that comes with
that lovely gown. At times, I've
thought of petitioning the uni-
versity to allow graduates to
wear any cap of their choice on
graduation day.
However, there are two
drawbacks: First, no one would
want to throw their cap at the
completion of the ceremonies;
and second, you don't know who
used the excuse of their cap to
avoid showering. But there is
one definite advantage: Instead
of looking like cardboard cut-
out fools, we'd all look cool!
Caps off to the cool!
Letters to the Editor
To the Editor:
I cannot understand why someone cannot see
how pathetic the East Carolina football program is.
Our recruiting is-very poor. This comes after the
most successful season ECU has ever had in 1991.
We should be loaded with talent and we are pitiful.
Our coaching staff has to be a joke. I don't
believe they could coach and do well in NAIA. Of
course our head coach is where the fault lies. This
man cannot coach in major college football and he
always blames the players. Logan has even stated
that we are too young to win. Tennessee doesn't
have a starting lineman that is a senior. All we hear
on radio (whenever you can find it) and TV is that the
players are not responding. If that is true then it is
still"his fault because he should recruit players that
can listen and learn.
What I don't understand is .why can't anyone
see this. Every year that we continue this way it will
take two years to build our program back up. Dave
Hart stated Saturday Nov. 20 on the Pirate net-
work that he was pleased with the progress in the
football program. This guy is amazing. He some-
how has East Carolina supporters believing that the
football program is doing well. The fact is ECU has
not recruited even average since Logan has been
hired. The team looks like they have no idea what
they are doing on the field.
Someone needs to wake up. Dave Hart has a
lot of people deceived. All he is doing is using East
Carolina as a stepping stone to go elsewhere. He is
single handedly bringing ECU to new lows. Eco-
nomically Dave Hart is a disaster for East Carolina.
Every game attendance is dropping and will con-
tinue until a winning tradition is established. We
could pay a bigtime coach to resurrect the program
with the difference in the attendance if we were
winning. Seven times this year we have lost by 19
points or better. There is a clique at ECU that needs
removing (The Dave Hart clique).
Someone needs to tell Hart the direction you
strive to go is up. Logan has taken a team that was
11-1 Peach Bowl champ to a 5-6 season last year and
2-9 this year. This is what Hart says he is satisfied
with. This is a sad day for ECU football and athletics
as a whole. Weber State is thinking of dropping
football because of poor attendance. Clemson did
not get rid of Hatfield because he was a poor coach
but because the stadium was not full. ECU has poor
attendance because the coaching is so poor.
In summation, wake up East Carolina! Our
football program is in jeopardy. Winning is the
name of the game.
If Hart is not committed to year in, year out
winning he needs to be removed.
Ms. Shela Fields
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Elliot, Susan Goodell, Lisa
Herrick, Stephanie Hippie,
Christy Hinton, Tiffani
Innman, Lora Kirn, Chris-
tina LaMarca, Natalie
Lamprecht, Audra Latham,
Victoria Moore, Katherine
Mullarkey, Jennifer Pagani,
Julie Pearl, Taia Scott, Jenni-
fer Seigel,KatherineThomp-
son, Amy Williams, Allison
Wisser. We love our new
sisters.
LAMBDA CHI Sunday
night was oh so right.
Matching cards was out of
sight. The fruit basket just
couldn'tbebeat. Until preg-
nant lady got on his feet.
Sam and the clan danced so
well; the stepping show was
cool as h�! Thanks for a
groovy Christmas Bash!
Love the sisters of Zeta Tau
Alpha.
CONGRATULATIONS to
Ronda Sortino for
Panhellenic Executive Sec-
retary. Love the sisters of
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When: Wed. Jan. 12th
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Announcements
ORIENTATION TO
CAREER SERVICES
The Career services office
will hold orientation meet-
ings for seniors and gradu-
ate students on the follow-
ing dates: Tue. Jan. 11
2:00pm MSC 221. Wed.
Jan. 12 3:00pm MSC 14.
Thurs. Jan. 13 4:00pm MSC
14. The program will in-
clude an overview of ser-
vices available to help pro-
spective graduates find em-
ployment, as well as proce-
dures for registering with
Career Services. Students
will also receive instructions
on establishing a creden-
tial file and how to partici-
pate in employment inter-
views on campus. No pre-
registratlon is required.
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES
are available to students
who are interested in be-
coming Personal care at-
tendants to students in
wheelchairs, readers and
tutors. Past experience is
desired but not required. If
interested, contact either of
the following: Office of Co-
ordinator 103 Greene Hall
Telephone: (919)757-6110,
Office for disability support
services Brewster A-l 16 or
A-114 Telephone:
(919)757-6799
ECU EQUESTRIAN
If you ride or just love
horses, come to a meeting
of the Equestrian Team and
Club. With this new year
we are planning on shows
and also many other op-
portunities to learn about
horses. So come out and
join us on Jan. 19, 1994 at
6:00pm in Mendenhall Stu-
dent Center.
PSI CHI MEMBERS
Thanks for meeting at
Ryan's. The next meeting
will be posted in Rawl after
vacation, watch for an-
nouncements- Questions??
Lori- 355-2654
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2 work study positions
available in Recycling.
8am-5pm Mon-Fri. If in-
terested, please call 757-
6096. Leave message-
name, phone number and
time to be reached.
SCHOOL OF
MEDICINE STUDENT
NATIONAL MEDICAL
ASSOCIATION
on Jan. 22, 1994 will
present the Ninth Ai nual
Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Senior recognition
banquet at the Ramada
Inn in Greenville. The
event will begin at 6:30.
Dr. Brenda Armstrong, one
of four pediatric cardiolo-
gists in the country will be
the keynote speaker. Tick-
ets are $20.00 and include
a dinner, gospel and jazz
entertainment. Proceeds
will benefit the Eastern NC
Maternity Home and the
SNMA adopt a family. For
more information contact:
Annette Wagner at 752-
2416.
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS
QE AMERICA-PITT
COUNTY
will hold a 16-hour work-
shop beginning Thur. Jan.
13th with an orientation
from 7 to 8pm. Classes will
be held on Thur. and Mon.
evenings from 7 to 9:30pm
beginning Jan. 20th. One in
every four adults in Pitt
County is functionally illit-
erate. Volunteer tutors are
greatly needed to combat this
disability. Please help. Call
752-0439 for details.
LDSSA
will be sponsoring 2 reli-
gion classes spring semes-
ter. The 1st class will be
Wed. 12:00n to 1:30pm at
MSC Room 242. The other
class will be at 6:30pm -
8:00pm at the LDS Church
in Lyndale. The course of
study will be the DC. The
LDS sorority will also be
meeting following the
Thurs. evening institute
class. Everyone is invited
to attend. For more infor-
mation call Lew Williams
(collect) 919-523-1755.
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MUSIC EVENTS
Frt.Jan. 14�Guest Recital:
Elaine Funaro,
harpsichordist(AJ Fletcher
Recital Hall, 8:00pm, free).
Tues Jan. 18�Eric
Sullivan, voice; and Claire
Chesson, voice in Junior
Recital(AJ Fletcher Recital
Hall, 7:00pm, free).
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The New Student Recreation Center
adjacent to Mendenhall Student Center is
scheduled to open in 1995!
Get involved in these
Recreational Services
programs while you wait.
Spring into
A fun time is the bottom line.
Sunday, January 30
SUPERBOWL PARTY
Game Time
Win prizes according to ouarter, halftime. and final
scores plus guess player statistics throughout the
game. Food and fun for all!
Monday, March 21
JELLO WRESTLING
8pm (please call Kec Services for location)
You'll have to see to believe! Residence hall. RHA, and
campus organizations battle it out in a ring filled with
Jello!
Friday, April b
WESTERN WEEKEND
Cow chipping contest, cowboy karaoke, chuck wagon
food, old westerns, line dancin and much more make up
this end of the year celebration!
Call Donna at 757-6367 for registration information,
and more details!
The fun continues this spring with
$&mu&
Thursday, January 27
Pirate Double Dare
7pin in Christ en bury Gym'
Thursday, February 10
Bench Press Contest
Cipm at Garrett Weight Room
i
Friday Fehruaiy IS
MardiGras
9pm at Mendenhall
� '
Monday, February 21 -24
Grand Slam Batting
Challenge
at Grand Slam
Wediwstkiy, Marvh 16
Crazy Lazy Water
Games
7pm at Christenhiiry Pool
Solidify your New Year's resolutions and register for fitness classes
offered by Recreational Services. Choose from Aerobics, STEP, Low
Impact, Hi-Lo, Funk, Funk Step, Sport Moves, Outdoor Athlete, Aquarobics,
Hi-Lo STEP, Power STEP, jump Start, and Toning. Pick up a class schedule
with times, days, location and instructor information in 204 Christenbury
Gym and register from 9:00am5:00pm.
Registration Dates
January 18-25
March 1-15
Cost per Session
$10.00Students
$20.00FacultyStaffSpouse
Session Dates
January 24 - March 3
March 14-April 22
Cost per Drop-in Class
$5.00 for 5 classesStudents
$10.00FacultyStaffSpouse
Faculty & Staff Exercise Wise-ly
Offered each Mon Wed and Fri from 12:05-12:55pm in 108 CG for
$10.00 each semester. Please pay prior to participation.
Schedule o� 0?itte&& �veHt&
Date Event Time Location
110-21 Drop-in Classes 3pm CG, Garrett
121 Friday Fitness Fling 3pm 108CG
125-31 Weight Train Workshop Reg. 9-5pm 204CG
131-227 Just Do It! Challenge noon Self-Direct
21 & 23 Weight Train Workshop 8-10pm CG Wt Rm
Pti t6ee free 1ita, &lufa,
100 FIT CLUB
Enroll when you register for any fitness class. Attend every class throughout
the 12 class session and win an award t-shirt.
JUST DO IT CLUB January 31 - February 27.
A 4 week cross training challenge. Participants log daily activities and turn in
completed information on a weekly basis. Participants who meet the Just Do
It challenge win t-shirts. Register January 24 - Feb. 4.
CLUB PED
A walking clubfor teams of four. Individuals passing various "mile posts" along
routes and accomplishing goals established during registration become
eligible for awards. Individuals may enter and be placed within a group if so
desired. Register at 204 Christenbury Gym beginning January 10 throughout
the semester.
You can't get enough of
The Great
Outdoors
Registration for all adventure trips and work-
shops begin January 10. Pre-registration is
required. Drop by 204 Christenbury Gym for
complete details.
fl�tfrtM�M DateLocation
Intro to Camping 121 at 3pm in 117 CG
Mtn Bike Maintenance (4 weeks)2l - 22 at the Bicycle Post
Ski Wintergreen, VA
Intro to Backpacking
Ml. Rogers Backpacking
Rock Climbing
Intro to Camping
Climbing Workshop
Rock Climb Trip
Spring Break Trip
Intro to Backpacking
Beach Horseback Riding
Rock Climbing
Orienteering: MapCompass
Windsurfing
Climbing Workshop
Bike Trip
Climbing Workshop
Climbing Trip
Canoe Trip
Tar River Clean-up
Windsurfing
25 & 6 in Wintergreen, VA
210 at 7pm with Four Cs
211 - 13 at Mt. Rogers, VA
212 at 6am to Roxboro, NC
218 at 3pm in 117 CG
224 at 3pm on the Hard ROC
Climb Tower
225 - 27 to Linville Gorge
34 - 10 on the Appalachian
Trail
316 at 7pm with Four Cs
319 at 6am to Cedar Island
319 at 6am to Roxboro, NC
325 - 27 at Hang Rock St. Park
326 at 6am to Atlantic Beach
330 at 3pm on the Hard ROC
Climb Tower
331 - 43 to the Outer Banks
47 at 3pm on the Climb Tower
48- 10 to Moore's Wall
415 - 17 along the Eno River
422 at 2pm along theTar River
423 - 24 at 6am to Atlantic
Beach
Workshop and Trip Costs vary per activity. For more specific
details stop by the Recreational Outdoor Center (ROC) room 117
Christenbury Gym.
The ROC
Recreational Outdoor Center
X17 Christenbury Gymnasium
Phonei 7S7-37 or 77-91I
Hours of Operation
Mon. & Fri. 11:30-1:30pm & 3:00-6:00pm
Tues, &Thurs. 3:00-6:00pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
A complete equipment and rental fee
listing, information regarding out-
door resources as well as trip plan-
ning assistance is also available at the
ROC during operational hours.
We 're going to
blow you
away with
basketball!
�Wed Feb. 2
�Tues Feb. &
�Wed Feb. 16
�Mon Mar. 14
Before the regular season even
starts, sign up for
January 16
�Basketball Preview Tournament
�Basketball Invitational Tournament
at 5:00pm in Biology 103
Then register for
� 5-on-5 Basketball January 16 at
5:00pm in Biology 103
�Basketball H-0-R-S-E Contest Aprh-CG
� BBall Shooting Triathlon-CG 6:30pm
� Basketball Slam Dunk Contest 5:00pm
�NCAA BBall Pick 'em-CG104 0:00arr
For questions regarding these programs andor the New Student Recreation Center please call Recreational Services at 757-6387. Grow with us





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The East Carolinian
January II. 1994
Lifestyle
Page 13
Westerberg finds solo career
Photo Courtesy of Sire Records
Paul Westerberg
By Daniel Willis
Staff Writer
When reflecting upon the mu-
sic scene during the Eighties, one
of the most notable and original
bands was the Replacements. In
1989, Musicmi magazine called the
Replacements "the last, best band
of the eighties
Singer, songwriter and guitar-
ist for the band, Paul Westerberg,
gradually progressed toward a solo
career during the early part of the
ineties. He supplied two songs for
the Singles soundtrack, and has re-
cently released his first solo album.
His debut is titled 14 Songs in honor
of J. D.Salinger's book Nine Stories.
In an interview provided by
Cellar Door, Westerberg said, 'Half
of the songs were written about
two years ago, right after the Re-
placements finished their last tour
and I moved into a new place. A
handful of them were written a
while ago, and some of them were
written in the studio as we were
recording. 'World Class Fad' was
bashed out in 10 minutes and re-
corded in one take. That was the
same for 'Something Is Me and
'Down Low I've never written or
recorded like that before, and I've
always wanted to
When he was asked what it
was like separating himself from
the Replacements, he seemed very
comfortable. "I pretty much sat
down as always and wrote the
songs on either acoustic guitar or
piano and fleshed them out on elec-
tric guitar Westerberg said. "I felt
very free just to write whatever I
felt that day
Although Westerberg plays
rock 'n' roll, it's not the type of
music he prefers. "The music I
chose to listen to is music I can't
write. It's jazz or classical or a lot of
blues. I love rock 'n' roll, but I'm
not terribly interested in music I
can do
"I haven't turned my back on
rock 'n' roll Westerberg said. "I
just don't necessarily scrutinizeev-
ery thing. I'll put on 'Brown Sugar'
like somebody would open a beer,
when you want a little lift
Westerberg doesn't feel the way
he once did, as far as making state-
ments or forming certain attitudes:
"The band-against-the-world thing
was how it was when we started. But
that spirit probably left halfway
through our career. I wouldn't be so
pompous to say that we were ahead
of our time, but maybe thesedays, the
attitude we cultivated is applauded
morenowand encouraged. Wespent
alotoflimegettingourwristsslapped
and making enemies
Amenoff adorns
Gray Gallery
Romero,
TV's Joker,
dies at age 86
SANTA MONICA, Calif.
(AP) � Cesar Romero, the actor
whose versatility won him roles
ranging from a gigolo in The Thin
Man to the Joker of the "Batman"
television series, has died. He was
86.
Romero died Jan. 1st from
complications related to a blood
clot that developed while he
battled severe bronchitis and
pneumonia, said Gary Miereanu,
spokesman for St. John's Hospi-
tal and Health Center.
During six decades in Holly-
wood, Romero was often cast as a
gigolo or the other man, but he
claimed to have escaped the title
of Latin Lover.
"When I started in motion
pictures in 1934, they said I was
going to be the next Valentino
he recalled in 1984. "I was never
a leading man, and very seldom
did I do a picture where I got the
girl. But I was saddled with the
label because I had a Latin name.
My background is Cuban, but I'm
from New York City. I'm a Latin
from Manhattan
With his striking good looks
Romero, proved a reliable actor
in musicals, comedies, dramas
and Westerns. He made his big-
gest impact with the public as the
evil, pun-cracking Joker in the
faddish "Batman" series of the
1960s.
Romero remained active into
the '90s, appearing in television
movies. He marked his 80th birth-
day as Jane Wyman's husband in
the TV series "Falcon Crest
"He was just a dream, a very,
very gentle man and a very giv-
ing person said Miss Wyman, a
friend of Romero's for more than
half a century.
Romero was born into a dis-
tinguished Cuban family in New
York City on Feb. 15, 1907. He
was the grandson of Jose Marti,
leader of the Cuban revolt against
Spanish rule.
The yen to act came when
Romero played four roles in "The
Merchant of Venice" at boarding
school. But he danced his way
onto the professional stage.
Romero danced in Broadway
shows and began acting in plays.
He was appearing in "Dinner at
Eight" when MGM signed him to
a contract and cast him as a gigolo
in The Thin Man, which starred
William Powell and Myrna Loy.
After a loanout to Warner Bros,
for Special Agent, MGM canceled
See JOKER page 18
Dr. Pearle soothes weary
eyes of college students
By AndySugg
Staff Writer
College students will never re-
linquish that classic hallmark of stu-
dent life�the all-nighter. Unfortu-
nately, those all-nighters placea large
amount of stress on the eyes.
Dr. Stanely Pearle, the main man
at Pearle Vision, Inc has been an-
swering student's questions about
their eyes, and he has many keen
suggestions regarding eye care for
students.
According to Dr. Pearle, if you're
going to stay up late studying, the
main thing you've got to have is a
strong, bright light�at least 75 watts.
Also, keep your reading mate-
rial at least 16 inches for your eyes;
people have a natural tendency to
move texts closer and closer as the
night progresses.
And no matter how much stuff
you've got to cram in your little head
in a night, you gotta take frequent
breaks and look off into the distance.
These breaks reduce eye strain and
keep your eyes functioning well into
the dawn.
Whataboutthoseredeyes?They
are so unsightly! Dr. Pearle recom-
mends drops in the contact lens sup-
plies; they cost a little more than
those over-the-counter eye-drops.
Look for more man Visine, but aren't
your eyes worth it?
Is it possible that vision can de-
teriorateatthissprightlyage?Sureit
can! Even though you may have a
history of 20 20 vision, you could go
to Ms. Grundy's Physics class to-
morrow and have all kindsof trouble
seeing the blackboard.
The good doctor says vision
that changes can occur at any age, so
get your eyes checked annually.
All you contact-wearers have
something special to look out for:
falling asleep with your lenses in.
If you're going to be up latestudy-
ing, take them out before you get
started.
If you fall asleep with your
contacts in, be sure and flood your
peepers with saline before remov-
ing the lenses. Clean them thor-
oughly.
Take care of your eyes. Natu-
rally, Dr. Pearle is pretty ada-
mant about those annual eye ex-
ams. As a matter of fact, make an
appointment ri ght now with your
optometrist.
T he important thing to re-
member is don't overdo it, and
use some common sense.
So have fun studying this se-
mester, and remember: It's not
how late you stay up that mat-
ters, it's how often you stay up
late.
By Laura Wright
Assistant Lifestyle Editor
From January 14 through
March 11, 1994, the Wellington
B. Gray Gallery, will present a
major exhibition of one of
America's foremost abstract art-
ists, Gregory Amenoff. The exhi-
bition, "Gregory Amenoff:
Works on Paper, 1975�1992
was directed by Rachel
Rosenfield Lafo, Senior Curator
of The DeCordova Museum and
Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Mass
The Amenoff exhibit, orga-
nized by the DeCordova Mu-
seum and Sculpture Park, was
paid for with federal funds from
the National Endowment for the
Arts and with additional sup-
port from Jerome and Phyllis
Rappaport. The ECU showing,
the only showing in North Caro-
lina, was supported by the North
Carolina Ars Council and the
ECU Student Government Asso-
ciation Fine Arts Funding Board.
"Gregory Amenoff: Works
on Paper" traces Amenoff's ar-
tistic evolution over a 17 year
period. Amenoff admits that he
shifted away from heavy oil paint
in the late 1980s in order to du-
plicate the spontaneity and ex-
pressiveness of his watercolors,
drawings and prints.
The exhibition includes over
50 works, including wa tercolors,
pastels, mixed media, oil on pa-
per, woodcuts, monotypes and
lithographs. The exhibit will fea-
ture prints that Amenoff created
for a book of poems and a
bestiary.
The show also features five
paintings representing different
stylistic periods in Amenoff's
career w hich provide direct com-
parisons between these various
media.
Gregogy Amenoff was born
in II linois, and in 1971, he moved
to Boston where he joined an
artistic community with an ex-
pressionist heritage. By the mid
70s, Amenoff's artworks vere
widely displayed in galleries and
museum exhibitions.
The artist became associated
with a new generation of local
artists who had leanings towards
gestual abstraction. His show-
ings include the "Boston Bicen-
tennial Exhibition" at Boston's
Institute of Contemporary Art
in 1976, and "Aspects of the
Seventies: Painterly Abstrac-
tion" at the Fuller Museum in
Brockton, Mass. in 1980.
After Amenoff moved to
New York City in 1979, he
achieved national recognition
when he was selected for the
1981 Whitney Biennial. His
group exhibitions from this pe-
riod include the 1985 Whitney
Biennial, the 1987 Corcoran
Gallery of Art's 40th Biennial
of American Contemporary
Painting, the 1986 Phoenix Art
Museum's American Art of the
1980s and the Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York's
"New Narrative Painting" in
1984. The Metropolitan Mu-
seum of Art, the Museum of
Modern Art in New York, the
San Francisco Museum of Art
and the Saatchi Museum in
London have all added
Amenoff's works to their col-
lections.
On Thursday, January 13,
1994, Gregory Amenoff will
present a lecture on his exhibi-
tion at 7:00 P.M. in the Francis
Speight Auditorium. The pub-
lic is invited to attend both the
lecture and the gala opening
reception for "Gregory
Amenoff: Works on Paper
1975�1992 A reception will
follow the lecture and will take
place in the Wellington B. Gray
Gallery.
Wellington B. Gray Gal-
lery is located off of Fifth and
Jarvis Streets on the campus of
ECU in the Jenkins Fine Arts
Center. The gallery is open
Monday through Saturday
from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M.
and on Thursday evenings
until 8:00 P.M.
All programs are free to
the public. For more informa-
tion, contact Charles Lovell,
gallery director, at (919) 757-
6336
Ihe Jenkins Fine Arts Cen-
ter is handicapped accessible.
Any individual requiring ac-
commodation under ADA
should contact the ECU Office
of Disability Services at 757-
4802.
Museum boasts varied
historical exhibitions
Staff Reports
The East Carolinian
Currently on exhibi t at the Cape
Fear Museum is "Field to Factory
Afro-American Migration, 1915-
1940 The highly acclaimed
Smithsonian traveling exhibition, in
the museum's East Gallery, de-
scribes the movement of southern
blacks to the North in search of
better jobs and a more promising
life.
Also, "More than an Educa-
tion: The
Black Learn-
ing Experi-
ence in New
Hanover
County is
on display in
the North
Gallery and
explores the
history of
black educa-
tion in New
Hanover
County from slavery through 1968.
The exhibition, "Waves and
Currents: The Lower Cape Fear
Story is on display in the main
gallery and follows a chronological
story from prehistory to the present
day. Visitors learn about the settle-
ment of the region, the American
Revolution, the antebellum period,
Civil War, Reconstruction and the
twentieth century through life-size
settings, videos and hands-on
children's activities. Major compo-
nents of "Waves and Currents" in-
clude the renovated Fort Fisher
Battle diorama from the former
Blockade Runner Museum, the 1863
Wilmington waterfront model, and
hundreds of artifacts never before
displayed to the public.
Long-term exhibits include
"Haines Bride Figures Haines
Gallery has 29 handcrafted bride
figures which characterize historic
individuals, including Pocahontas
ofjamestown,
Va Elizabeth
Maxwell
SteeleofNorth
Carolina and
Queen
Nefertiti of
Egypt.
The Cape
Fear Museum
is located at
814 Market
Street. The
museum is
open to the public Tuesday through
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. with the
following suggested donation:
adults (18 and over) $2, children (5-
17) $1; active military, senior citi-
zens (65 and over) $1.50; family
group of 4 to 8 $5; children under 5
and museum associates are admit-
ted free. For more information, call
341-4350.
jVtV Definite Purchase
jy) Take Your Chances
Jljlj) Worth A Try
J Don't Buy
MLI.R.V.
Cosmodrome
)�
Cosmodrome, the debut release
from San Francisco's MIRV. isbe-
ing promoted as a satire of that
pretentious relic of seventies arena
rock, the concept album. And
though it's not readily apparent,
the hype, for once, is true.
On the surface, Cosmodrome
seems to be nothing more than
your standard concept album. It's
the story of Roy, a kid who wants
to be a rock-and-roll star, set to
some incredibly ambitious music.
Nothing we haven't seen a mil-
lion times before. But Cosmodrome
doesn't take itself quite seriously.
Cross Pink Floyd's The Wall with
John Waters' Hairspray and you
might get the picture. Things that
might be ominous and dark be-
come ridiculous and tacky,
painted in a day-glo black.
There's a cover of the
Cantina song from Star Wars
Roy's first sexual conquest turns
into a night of torture at the hands
of an S&M queen groupie. Les
Claypool of Primus (who also pro-
duced the album) provides the
voices of some old codgers who
ramble on about people playing
guitars in the sewers. Loads, just
loads, of fun.
In the end, our hero goes to
the extreme of undergoing pain-
ful cosmetic surgery in the song
"Shave My Face Off and as a
result gets a gig at the legendary
Cosmodrome. Unfortunately,
forces beyond Roy's control
launch missile attacks that lead to
nuclear armageddon. The bombs
hit at the end of Roy's orgasmic
Cosmodrome performance as the
album, and apparently the
world, come to an end.
It's all great fun, in a nasty
sort of way. The idea that Roy's
quest for stardom is ultimately
meaningless is a nice kick in the
face to the kind of crap that
spawned this album. If you lis-
ten closely, you can hear the
pomposity deflating from a
whole bunch of Bad Company
songs as Cosmodrome thunders
to a close.
And on top of all this vi-
cious humor, we get MIRV's im-
mense guitar talent, which al-
lows him to jump from blues to
funk to heavy metal without
missing a beat. So, is Cosmodrome
the concept album for people
who hate concept albums? Well,
I hate concept albums. And I love
Cosmodrome. So I guess, just this
once, you can believe the hype.
MIRV is a fine musician, and an
innovative songwriter. Don't
miss this album.
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14 The East Carolinian
January 11, 1994
Sting, Joel, Houston lead list
of Grammy nominees
NEW YORK (AP)�Sting and
Billy Joel were each nominated
Thursday for Grammy awards for
record, song and album of the year.
Sting received a total of six nomi-
nations, more than anyone else; Joel,
R.E.M. and Whitney Houston had
four each.
Two people received five nomi-
jiations each: songwriter Alan
Mencken and producer David Fos-
ter, whose credits include Vie Body-
guard.
The record of the year nomina-
tions were "A Whole New World
-the theme from the Disney movie
y4ijddn,byPeaboBrysonandRegena
&lle; Houston's "I Will Always Love
You Joel's "River of Dreams "If I
Ever LoseMy Faith in Youby Sting;
and "Harvest Moon by Neil Young.
The song of the year nominees
were Young's "Harvest Moon "I'd
Do Anything for Love performed
by Meat Loaf and written by Jim
Steinman; "If I Ever Lose My Faith in
You by Sting; Joel's "River of
Dreams and the "Aladdin" theme,
"A Whole New World
Nominees for album of the year
were Kanakiriad, by Donald Fagen;
the soundtrack from the movie, Vie
Bodyguard, most of which is per-
formed by Houston; Joel's River of
Dreams; Automatic for tfw People, by
R.E.M and Sting's Ten Summoner's
Tales.
The record of the year category
recognizes performers. Song of the
year recognizes writers. Album of
the year recognizes both the artist
and the producer.
Nominees for best new artist
were Blind Melon, Toni Braxton,
Digable Planets, Belly and SWV (Sis-
ters With Voices).
Winners will be announced
March 1 at the 36th annual Grammy
Awards ceremony of the National
Academy of Recording Arts & Sci-
ences. To be eligible, the recordings
had to be released between Oct. 1,
1992, and Sept. 30,1993.
Jazz pianist Bill Evans, classical
pianist Arthur Rubinstein and the
soul singer Aretha Franklin were
awarded lifetime achievement
awards during a ceremony at the
Apollo Theater, where the annual
nominations were announced. Both
pianists are dead. Franklin has 15
Grammy Awards to her name.
The academy also gave Norman
Granz, founder of the Verve and
Pablo record comparues, its trustees
award.
Viacom and Blockbuster merge
NEW YORK (AP) � Viacom
made a bold grab at victory in the
prolonged takeover battle for Para-
mount, increasing itscash offer and
agreeing to merge with Blockbuster
Entertainment.
The moves were announced
Friday, just hours before a deadline
for Viacom either to raise its bid for
Paramount or risk losing the com-
pany to Barry Diller's QVC.
Diller, a former Paramount
movie boss, has another two weeks
fo consider revising his offer fol-
lowing Viacom's new bid.
Viacom Inc. owns cable net-
works such as MTV and Showtime,
while Blockbuster Entertainment
Corp based in Fort Lauderdale,
Fla is the nation's biggest video
rental store operator.
; Both Viacom and QVC Net-
work Inc. areoffering combinations
�f eash and stock for Paramount
Communications Inc.
� ; While Viacom's offer contains
Jlktut $1 billion more cash than
QVC's offer, the overall offer is
worth slightly less, securities ana-
lysts said.
Viacom said it was raising the
(Sash portion of its offer for 50.1
percent of Paramount to $105 a
share. It had been offering $85 a
share, or about $5.1 billion, for 51
percent of the entertainment and
publishing company.
Analysts said the stock being
offered for the rest of the Paramount
stock makes tn overa U value of the
bid about $79.23 a share.
QVC's latest offer was $92 a
share, or about $5.5 billion, for 51
percent of Paramountstock. Count-
ing the stock being offered in the
second part of the deal, QVC's bid is
worth about $82 a share, analysts
say.
However, stockholders have
been focusing on the cash portion of
the bids, because cash gives them
greater certainty about the value of
the deal in contrast to stock whose
price can vary widely.
Moreover, as long as Viacom is
able to garner just over half the
119.6 million Paramount shares, it
will control rhecompany and even-
tually complete the merger.
The Paramount board backed
the latest QVC offer after resisting
the cable shopping channel
operator's advances for several
months.
Paramount said its board
would meet next week to consider
the revised Viacom takeover offer.
"It's way too early to say who is
going to win Paramount said Jes-
sica Reif, analyst for Oppenheimer
&Co.
Viacom was Paramount's ini-
tial choice as a merger partner; the
companies announced Sept. 12 they
had agreed to join forces.
But QVC showed up eight days
laterwitha rival bid,and the struggle
for control of Paramount grew into
the fiercest takeover contest of the
1990s.
The merger of Blockbuster into
Viacom is subject to approval by
shareholders of both companies but
was endorsed by their boards.
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Things you always wanted to
know but were afraid to ask
Pecans, satellites, flower bulbs, and
waterfalls are here to amaze you.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) �
It's not unusual for a pecan tree
to produce as much as 500
pounds of nuts annually, and
that's enough to make 1,000 pe
can pies, according to forestry
experts.
About 248 million pounds
of nuts are harvested from pecan
orchards in an average year, they
say. Although they are valued
mainly for their fruit, pecan trees
also are used to make furniture,
flooring and boxes.
microwave oven.
For the past several years,
chemists for R.J. Reynolds have
been among a handful of scien-
tists across the country pioneer-
ing the use of microwave ovens
in the research lab.
By using a microwave oven
instead of a hot plate to heat ana-
lytical samples, sample prepara-
tion time is reduced by 80 per-
cent.
NEW YORK (AP) � Satel-
lites first were used to provide
commercial telephone service
nearly 30 years ago when an un-
derseas cable linking the United
States and Europe failed.
Comsat used Intelsat 1 to pro-
vide the service although the sat-
ellite was not scheduled forcom-
mercial use over the Atlantic
Ocean for another 10 days.
The reliability of satellites
has allowed international tele-
phone service to go on virtually
uninterrupted. Today, the vast
majority of international tele-
phone calls and almost all inter-
national television broadcasts
are transmitted via satellite.
NEW YORK (AP) � An esti-
mated 50 percent of Americans
will have an extended period of
disability during their lives.
Financial advisers say ar-
rangements should be made for
soimone to sign your checks, sell
our car or arrange a loan if you
Decome disabled.
If arrangements haven't been
made, they point out, family
m ambers might end up in a costly
court battle.
A durable general power of
attorney authorizes someone you
name a wide variety of powers.
Simply fill it in, name a person as
the agent and have it witnessed
and notarized. That person then
has the right to act for you in the
event of a disabling accident or
illness.
planted in the fall?
Spring-flowering Dutch
bulbs will usually withstand ex-
treme cold, snow or early warm
spells, according to the Nether-
lands Flowerbulb Information
Center.
Don't try to cover early
sprouting bulbs, horticulturists
advise. Adding mulch or more
cover will only cause more gar-
dening work, and a short freeze
won't do lasting damage, they
say.
Some bulbs, such as snow-
drops, crocuses and early rock
garden narcissi are supposed to
bloom in early spring.
An unseasonable warm
spell may cause ;ome bulbs to
bloom earlier than anticipated
but in most cases, this won't
damage the bulbs.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.
(AP) � Nearly gone are the days
of scientists toiling over steam-
ing, boiling beakers. Today, they
can zap their experiments in a
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands
(AP) � Can the drastic tempera-
ture changes of winter harm
spring flower bulbs that were
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)
� Angel Falls, the highest wa-
terfall in the world, is located on
a remote plateau in southeast-
ern Venezuela.
The waterfall has a total
height of 3,212 feet. It was
sighted in 1935 by American
aviator James Angel, who was
flying through a canyon on the
plateau.
In 1949, an American expe-
dition explored he canyon and
measured the waterfall, which
is twice as high as New York's
Empire State Building.
ECU Observes Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jrs Birthday:
A Commitment to Human
Rights and World Peace
7 p.m.
8 p.m.
10 a.m2 p.m.
10 cm. - 2 p.m.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Planning Committee is pleased to
announce activities in observance of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jrs birthday,
January 17-20,1994.
Candlelight March to Mendenhall Student Center from
Christenbury Gymnasium
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Program Honoring Dr. King
Residence Hall Programs
Wish Board for World Peace (The Wright Place)
Wish Board for World Peace (Department of Athletics)
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CAROLINA
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Panel Discussion at Mendenhall Student Center
lor further information, please contact the Office of Minority
Student Affairs, 757-6495, or the Office of Equal Opportunity
Programs, 757-6X04.
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The East Carolinian 15
Multimedia computing creates 3-D enjoyment for kids, adults
(AP)-Formultimedia computing
that will reach out and grab you, con-
sider 3-D.
You know, three-dimensional, the
kind of illusion you get when you wear
funny cardboard glasses with red and
blue plastic lenses. (For you suffering
youth who predate that era, you went
toaplacecalledamovietheater,puton
the funny glasses and screamed as
roller coasters and automobilesseemed
to leap from the screen to your lap.)
Now, Knowledge Adventure, the
La Crescenta, Calif multimedia edu-
Doubtfire hits
the big screen
By Ike Shibley
Staff Writer
llie one huge hi t this holiday sea-
son has been Mrs. Doubtfire People
have flocked toitindroves, relinquish-
ing comedy at this joyous timeofyear.
Friendshave returned fromitboasting
of the film's many attributes. I had
expected littleof thefilm,butmyhopes
were raised by the positive response I
heard
Alas, I feel like a Grinch because I
disliked thefilm.EvenRobin Williams
could not save it.
Thestory itself issimple: Manand
woman divorce, woman gets custody
of their three children, man wants to
see children so he dresses as a woman
and secures a job as a housekeeper.
What takes one sentence to convey on
paper takes 45 minutes to convey on
celluloid. By the time Williams finally
dons his feminine attire, the film has
already fizzled out.
Daniel Hillard(Williams) isanac-
torwho has nothad much work while
his wife Miranda(Sally Fields) works
ccritmuously,eageriyworkingherway
upthecor. �� rateladder. When Daniel
and Miranda separate, Daniel decides
to become Mrs. Doubtfire, a elderly
English woman, whowatches thechil-
dren until Miranda returns from work.
So much film time is spent on the
relationship between Daniel and
Miranda that the inspired moments of
hilarity thatoccur whenMrs. Doubtfire
is on screen do not achieve their full
comic potential.
Not only are the first 45 minutes
of mis film painful and useless, butthe
last30 minutesareeven worse. Daniel
sets a date with his boss to discuss the
possibilities of an acting job on the
same night he agrees to spend the
evening with Miranda and the kids as
Mrs. Doubtfire. Only in the movies
wouldbothengagementstakeplaceat
fhesamerestaurantsothatDanielcould
switch clothes several times.
When this switching routine oc-
curred earlier in the film, it was old,
cliched and not very funny. The fact
that the director, Chris Columbus
(HcwttUoHfandZlXoptstoexpandon
the earlier scene for his finale epito-
mizes thepoorjudgmentpossessedby
this director.
The fact that Mrs. Doubtfire has
done so well says much more about
Robin Williams man of the film itself.
Williams had several dazzling scenes
matiUurninatethisdullfilm,if only for
an instant. One especially funny, but
inappropriate scene, has Williams im-
personating a bevy of characters. The
reason the scene is inappropriate is
that he performs the impersonations
while on a job search The comic effect
proves inappropriate and though the
impersonations are funny, in the con-
text of the film, they always play as
tragedy.
The tragedy of the film is that
Williams is not really allowed to let
loose and become Mrs. Doubtfire. In-
stead this soggy script wastes time
trying to convince the audience that
Daniel really loves his children. The
comedy gets weighted down by this
heavy-handed approach which at-
tempts to make the film into a serious
treatise on divorce instead of a light-
weight comedy.
In the hands of a more gifted di-
rector, Aerosmith's "Dude Looks Like
A Lady" would have quietly under-
scored a scene, allowing the viewer to
grinwhenrealizingwhatwasplaying.
Instead Columbus is so proud of his
little joke, that he not only blares the
song but allows it to continue an inter-
minable amount of time.
Mrs. Doubtfire fails miserably as a
story aboutdivorceand does little bet-
ter asacomedy.Thefilmleft this viewer
saying, "Bah during the holiday sea-
son.
On a scale of o.�e to 10 , Mrs.
Doubtfire rates a four.
cational software company, is passing
out the glasses for 3-D Dinosaur Ad-
venture,aninteractivemultimediatour
of the age of the dinosaur.
The funny thing is, it works. Al-
though initially worried about snide
remarks from offspring catching Dad
in cardboard glasses, the illusion of
depth they provided made it an ac-
ceptable risk.
Dinosaur Adventure has some-
thing for just about everyone three
years and older, although some of the
"movie" animations might be a bit
intense for a toddler not firmly re-
molded that these things don't live
under the bed.
A storybook section not only de-
livers dino-facts but is a good pre-
reading tool.Thewordsarehighligh ted
as the machine reads them, and they
can be re-read as singlewordsor as the
complete story at a mouse-click.
Other segments of the software
allow users to match the name of the
prehistoric creature with its picture,
play a "save the dinosaurs" game that
involves navigationand problem-solv-
ingskills,and build their own reptiles.
'leaser interface isexceptionally
nice and can be navigated with either
a keyboard or a mouse, although a
mouse is better. The software mns
from either DOS or Windows and
comes in either- floppy disks or CD-
ROM.
The artwork gets a special nixd,
since all the stills and "movies" had to
be created pixel by pixel. Good color,
consistency of theme and realistic
movement are all nicely displayed.
Minimum system requirements
for DOSor Windows versions include
a 386-powered PC, color VGA or bet-
ter monitor and DOS 3.1 or better.
Naturally, things arebetterif you have
a sound card and a mouse, since this is
multimedia. The on-disk version re-
quires 11 megabytes of hard-drive
space, the CD-ROM version a mini-
mum of two.
Knowledge Adventure Products
are widely available. The floppy disk
version of 3-D Dinosaur Adventure
has a suggested list of $59.95, the CD-
ROM version $79.95. Mail-order
houses and large retailers routinely
discount those prices.
For CompuBug's book, ABCs
of Computing, a Plain-English Guide,
send $10 to CompuBug, P.O. Box
626, Summit, N.J. 07901. ($7 for ac-
tive-duty membersoftheUS.armed
forces). For an on-disk hypertext
version, send$lU($7foractive-duty
military) to DPA, 1160 Huffman
PxdBirrmngham,Ala.35215.Sperify
disk size and monitor. Questions
and comments are welcome at ei-
ther address.
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16 The East Carolinian
January 11. 1994
Roberts makes Pelican Brief 'worth watching
By Ike Shibley
Staff Writer
John Grisham, the hot novelist
this year, lias written four books. His
latest, Tlie Client, already has been
sold, and a film version starring Su-
san Sarandon is in the making. Earlier
this year, Tlie Finn, the first Grisham
novel to be turned into a film, was
released. For the holiday season, the
second adaptationofGrisham'swork,
Tlie Pelican Brief, has been released
and can be seen in multiplexes across
theU.S.A.
Where The Finn had star power
in the form of Tom Cruise, The Pelican
Briefhas star power in the form of Julia
Roberts. Her presence alone makes
The Pelican Brief worth watching. She
has an uncanny ability to captivate an
audience. Sheisneitheragreatactress
nor a great beauty but has a compel-
ling mix of charm, grace and looks
that make her a great movie star.
Vie Pelican Brief begins with tlie
b 'tal assassination of two Supreme
Col t justices. The motives behind
theki ngs remain an enigma until a
Tulane law student named Darby
Sha w (Roberts) pieces together a con-
spiracy theory thatwo'ild makeOliver
Stoneproud. Shaw presents her find-
ings to one of her la w prof essors (Sam
Shepard) who dies days later in a car
explosion designed to kill Shaw.
Shaw finds herself thrust into a
cat-and- mouse game with the crimi-
nals responsible for the slayings. She
first trusts a Washington lawyer (the
always dependable John Heard) but
then finds friendship and help from
aninvestigativereporternamedGray
Grantham (ably portrayed by Denzel
Washington). Grantham meets with
Shaw, is convinced of her authentic-
ity, then assists her in cultivating the
elements of story that will blow the
roof off the Oval Office.
Unlike the much superior Tlie
Firm, Tlie Pelican Bntflacks the under-
lying evil that permeated most of the
characters in the former film. Nearly
every role in 77k: Finn was filled to
perfection a Sydney Pollack's crack-
erjack direction kept the story whiz-
zing along at a breakneck pace.
Unfortunately, Tlie Pelican Brief
crawls most of tlie time and director
Alan J. Pakula wastes screen time
with too many obvious suspense ele-
ments. When a bomb is placed in
Grantham's car, the camera lingers
for what seems like minutes on the
kev in the ignition. When a character
is killed in a hotel room, a closet door
slides open little by little by little. By
the time the murder actually hap-
pens, the audience is relieved not to
have to watch anvmoreofsuchdrawn
out suspense.
Papula saps the life from the
story by gross misjudgments like
these. Instead of sitting on the edge
of the seat, tlie viewer has snuggled
comfortablv into it, intrigued by the
story line but bored by the overt,
suspenseful,cinematic contrivances.
The plot itself keeps the viewer
guessing. Half the fun of the film is
figuring out the title. (1 suppose if
one has read tlie book, then half the
reason for seeing the film version is
now gone.) Enough characters are
introduced to engage the viewer's
mind throughout the film.
Roberts and Washington steal
the show. They both embody Holly-
wood�which is not really a huge
compliment. Together they enter-
tain sufficiently- Though other crit-
ics have disagreed, I found the dis-
tance between the two leads refresh-
ing. Not everyone thrown together
in situations like the one in 77it Peli-
can Brief' has to fall in love. Seeing
mutual respect between the charac-
ters sometimes plays much better
than a passionate romance.
Tlie Pelican Brief provides ample
entertainment but not much more.
As one of the two or three Americans
whostillasnotreadaGrisham novel,
I found The Finn a much better ad-
vertisement for Grisham's
storytelling ability than The Pelican
Brief.
On a scale of one to 10 , Tlie
Pelican Brief rates a six.
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Winkler
NEW YORK (AP) � We
grew up with "Happy Days We
watched andwatched "Happy Days"
on ABC from 1974 to 1984. And, of
course, there was Henry Winkler as
TV's sweetest tough guy, Arthur
"Fonzie" Fonzarelli.
TheFonz.
Ten years later, Winkler
emerges from the long twiiight of
syndication, returning to the realm of
prime time series Sunday on the Fox
network in the title role of "Monty
Monty is no Fonzie.
" needed a character said
Winkler,co-executiveproducerofthe
new series 1 needed a big character.
And it had to be well-written
Monty Richardson is a con-
servative. A mildly abrasive cable TV
show host and right-wing ideologue,
Monty's convinced America would
be a lot better off if people just did
things his way.
This is not a view shared by
his liberal wife (Kate Burton), his 14-
year-old son (David Krumholtz) and
his eldest son (David Schwimmer).
This view is shared evenless
by Monty's producer (Joyce Guy), a
feisty black woman, and his fawning
sidekick (Tom McGowan).
Andwheneldestson'snose-
ringedperformanceartist-barber girl-
friend moves in, well, Monty's dis-
tinctly in the minority.
"Monty" is thebrainchild of
series creator Marc Lawrence, who
pitched Winkler the idea a year ago.
Winklv � says he's not wor-
ried about being a lightning rod for
tteleftortheright,orofbeingaccused
by both sides of trivializing their is-
sues.
"We did a show about mv
son having his first condom and me
being outragedhe said. Monty goes
on his show and argues that "Absti-
nence is the only answer The word
'no' should work as well as a condom!
"But what I realize is that
I've become a father who has a very
great difficulty in having the father-
son talk Winkler said. "It's a won-
derful jumping-off place for families
to watch this show and start a discus-
sion
"And the fact is that this isan
alternative show. It is not just for the
kids. We have children appeal, but it
is for all the adults who have nothing
to watch in the early evening. And it's
a funny show
"Monty" starts its regular
runonTuesday at8p.m. EST. Itis still,
Winkler acknowledges,a show thatis
looking for its own center.
"Itneedstofinditsbalance
hp said. "I have to find my voice at
home, which is different from my
voice at the office. Where is it?
"The Fonz found himself
over two or three years! We've done
eight shows
Despite Winkler'ssweetness
as an actor, Monty sometimes can be
a jerk. His wife is seaially harassed at
work and he sides with the offender.
He "outs a gay children's show host
and believes he is doing the world a
service.
Rightnow, Winkler feels his
job is to find the groove for "Monty
One of his reasons for being an actor,
he said, is to solve that puzzle.
"I have 2,000 pieces that all
look alike on the table and I've got to
form them intoa5-foot-612Monty
Winkler said.
Lace continues to captivate fashion world
(AP)-Francois Damide is
sweating a bit as he fingers a piece
of fabric. He's on the phone, speak-
ing Frendvfast.DonnaKaranneeds
lace now and Damide, president of
Solstiss Inc. in New York, passes
word to headquarters in the French
village of Caudry. It seems the
painstaking process can't produce
the goods fast enough.
"It takes nine months to
make a baby his boss reminds
him in a plea for patience.
Such are the trials of sup-
plying Seventh Avenue with ma-
terial made the same way for more
than 150years. Centuriesago,hand-
made lace meant ultimate luxury.
It was even used as currency in the
1700s. Theinventionof the Leavers
machine in 1813, still used by
Solstiss and other high-end manu-
facturers, revolutionized the indus-
try and made lace more widely
available.
Forfashiondesignerswho
will use only the finest raw materi-
als, there's no substitute for the
quality lace produced by small
French firms. Prices run fromabout
$20 a yard for simple patterns to
$350 for complex embroidered
styles woven with metallic threads
and beads.
Today, lace is turning up
in all facets of fashion, from demure
toaggressivelysexy. Lacy sheers have
come out of the lingerie drawer tobe
womforalltosee,dayandnight.For
Solstiss and other top-of-the-line
French companies, bridalwear and
lingerie are a small fraction of the
business. Designers now use lace in
everything from thigh-high stock-
ings to couture ball gowns.
Traditional weaves like
chantilly lace are in high demand. So
are the myriad modern variations
such as lace embroidered with intri-
cate beaded patterns, sequins and
metallic threads in an awe-inspiring
range of styles and shades. (Solstiss
makes more than 1,500 patterns.)
Classic to cutting edge, de-
signers are using lace in new and
unconventional ways. Karl Lagerfeld
inserts sheer panels in floor-length
black dresses. Gianni Versace com-
binesdelicatebitsof lace with chunky
crochet. Donna Karan and Christian
Lacroix finish dressy eveUr en-
sembles with lace pumps and spike-
heeled boots.
One of the latest looks is a
short skirt bordered in black lace, a
compromise on hem length. Yves
Saint Laurent hems couture as well
as ready-to-wear dresses and skirts
with lengths of lace; Saint Laurent
and others stitch it into petticoats to
be worn under longer chiffon lace
skirts. Besides decorating flirty styles
such as frilly baby doll dresses, lace
peeks out of jacket and pants cuffs,
incongruously paired with heavier
fabrics like wool.
Even in black, lace is no
longer reserved fornight. Inhisspring
collection, Bill Blass layers a lace jacket
over a gray pin-striped suit, injecting
unexpected sexiness into a tailored
daytime look in a new twist on office
to cocktails dressing.
For unabashed nighttime
glamour, lace is always in style.
Pamela Dennis, a young Seventh
Avenue designer known for spar-
kling evening dresses, says there's
nothing like lace for understated sexi-
ness.
"Lacehasan old world feel-
ing with a twist of youth she sa3's.
Along with beaded mini-
skirts, Dennis finishes cashmere
wraps in Solstiss lace and adds spice
to classic suit dressing with a sheer
bodice.
"Lace has such a popping
texture, you can mix a little short-
sleeved laceT-shirtwitha wool trou-
ser for a great transition from day to
night Dennis says.
For the designer many con-
sider the maestro of American glam-
our, French lace has always been a
staple. Geoffrey Beene, who just
celebrated his 30th year in fashion,
uses it in every collection.
"Lace is alluring he
says, "and 1 don't use that word
much anymore. It's the oldest fab-
ric, and it's also the most modem.
It doesn't wrinkle, packs easily
and isn't as precious in its upkeep
as people think
Beene uses lace for edg-
ing and details in accessories as
well as in major pieces. A high-
light of his spring collection is a
reembroidered lace bolero, black
with yellow petals. Even though
it'soneofthemostexpensiveitems
in the line, the jacket can be rolled
up to fit in the palm of the hand,
Beene says.
Beene's jacket is made
with Solstiss lace, great news for
Francois Damide. But fashion is
fickle. Runway shows are like fi-
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iously waits to see where his lace
will appear for Spring '94. He
smiles as familiar patterns saun-
ter by at 3eene, Zang Toi,
Fernando Sanchez, Mary
McFadden. But the Donna Karan
show is a nailbiter that ends with-
out a stitch.
Damide sighs and recalls
the Bill Blass jacket.
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January 11. 1994
Broadway no guarantee for success
NEWYORK(AP)�Noone
is immune to failure on Broadway.
Work there long aiough and you're
bound to trip over a turkey.
It's a fact, espedally this sea-
son when the busiest fall in a decade
produced more than its share of un-
successful productions � seven fi-
nandal flops, so far, and it's only J anu-
ary.
The unfortunate roll call in-
duded such fine work as Brian Friel's
"Wonderful Tennessee one of the
most moving plays of the year, and
"The Kentucky Cyde a two-part,
six-hour historical drama thatarrived
inNew Yorkbolstered witha Pulitzer
Prize and considerable success in Se-
attle and Los Angeles. It lost $2 mil-
lion, a record for a play, during its
monthlong run.
Then there were outright
stinkers Uke"MixedEmotionsawan
little comedy that somehow ended
up on Broadway instead of television.
Or genuine miscalculations like "The
Red Shoes the great Jule Styne's
misguided attempt to turn a classic
ballet film into a musical.
After nearly two months of
previews and highly publicized fir-
ingsofcastandcrew, "The Red Shoes"
opened on a Thursday in mid-De-
cember. It closed the following Sun-
day at a loss of nearly $8 million,
making it one of Broadway's most
expensive duds ever.
Styne's impeccable theater
credentials�he'sthemanwho wrote
the music for "Gypsy "Funny Girl"
and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
among others � were no guarantee
his new show would be a hit.
In 1943, while basking in the
glow of two Broadway hits, "Okla-
homa and "Carmen Jones Oscar
Hammerstein II took an ad in the
show-biz paper Variety. It proudly
listed hisfivepreviousshows,all flops,
and then prodaimed, "I've done it
before and I can do it again
"On Broadway, whenyou're
good, you're very, very good, and
when you're bad, you're terrible
Hammerstein said later in explaining
why he advertised his unlucky shows.
Yet in the 1920s, '30s and
'�40s,playwrights,composers,lyricists
and actorscould recoverquickly from
a disastrous Broadway experience. In
1926, for example, Richard Rodgers
and Lorenz Hart had four musicals
produced in New York and one in
London. Notallof them were hits,but
the more successful productions
erased memories of the flops.
Howard Ashman, one of
the creators of off-Broadway's "Little
Shop of Horrors flopped on Broad-
way with "Smile Its failure drove
him to California where he and his
partner Alan Menken found success
writing scores for Disney, including
Vie Little Mermaid and Beauty and tlie
Beast. Ashman died inl991 before he
completed a third Disney cartoon,
Aladdin.
Ironically, the popularity of
Beauty and tlie Beast as an animated
featurepersuaded Disney thatitmight
work on Broadway. The stage adap-
tationbeginsperformancesatthe Pal-
ace Theater in March with Tim Rice
helping Menken fill out the score for
New York.
Disney owns the movie
rights to 'Twilight of tlie Golds an-
other flop this season. The rights to
Jonathan Tolins' comedy-drama,
which expounded the theory that
homosexuality is genetic, were pur-
chased before the play's disappoint-
ing Broadway run. Whether the film
will be made is anybody's guess, but
the play's movie sale should ease
Tolins' finandal burden and, one
hopes, make it easier for him to write
somethingelseforthestageasquickly
as possible.
Like "The Kentucky Cyde
'Twilight of the Golds" had great
success out of town, in this case at the
Pasadena Playhouse in California.
Broadway is littered with the ghosts
of playsand musicals�does anyone
remember productions like "Status
Quo Vadis "Warp "Hahooley"
and "Mail"?�that were huge hits in
the hinterlands, only to die in New
York.
Broadway these days issim-
ply more inhospitable to serious the-
ater. Theatergoers, mostly an older
audience,don'tsupport drama as they
did in the past, and mostof them go to
only one play a year.
Thirty years ago, Frank D.
Gilroy's "The Subject Was Roses
with no advance and no stars, man-
aged to find an audience. Last No-
vember, the playwright returned to
Broadway with "Any Given Day
something of a prequel to the earlier
family drama. Reaction was dedd-
edly different. Reviews were mixed
to negative, and "Any Given Day"
expired unnoticed after a few weeks.
TheflopoP'AnyGivenDay"
also damaged the cause of the Broad-
way Alliance, a cost-cutting effort by
producers to lower production costs
and ticket prices. Even with the low-
est top ticket price on Broadway, $35,
"Any Given Day" didn't generate
many sales.
Then there's the one fall fail-
ure that didn't even make it to New
York before it collapsed. "Paper
Moon a $4 million musical version
of the Ryan and TatumONeal movie,
suffered the ignominy of dosing last
October in Millbum, N.J 60 minutes
from Times Square. The show, which
starredGregory Harrison, joinsa long
list of legendary productions like
"BreakfastatTiffany's "Mata Hari
"Annie 2" and "Miss Moffat" that
neverhadaBroadwayopeningnight.
JOKER
Continued from page 13
his contract.
Universal signed him for three
years and cast him in Tlie Good
Fairy, Hold 'em Yale, Diamond im
and other films. Darryl Zanuck,
who had newly formed Twentieth
Centurv, borrowed the actor for
Cliveof India, Cardinal Richelieu and
other films. When Universal de-
clined to raise his salary, Romero
signed with Zanuck, who had
merged his company with Fox.
� Romero remained at 20thCen-
tury Fox for 15 years, often mak-
ing five or six movies a year. He
appeared with Shirley Temple in
Wee Willie Winkie and The Little
Princess, and with Sonja Henie in
Happy Landing and Wintertime. He
was a regular in musicals, includ-
ing The Great American Broadcast,
Weekend in Havana, Springtime in
the Rockies, Coney Island, Orchestra
Wives, and Carnival in Costa Rica.
He appeared as Cortez in Cap-
tain from Castile and portrayed the
Cisco Kid in several of the light
adventure films.
After leaving Fox, Romero
kept busy in such films as The Lost
keVl
Continent, Vera Cruz and Around
the World in 80 Days.
Romero never married. He ex-
plained in 1984: "How could I,
when I had so many responsibili-
ties? Could I tell a girl: 'Let's get
married and you can come and
live with my father, my mother,
two sisters, a niece and a nephew'?
I have no regrets, no regrets
Romero is survived by a
brother, Eduardo; three nieces; a
nephew and three great nephews.
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January 11. 1994
Rec Services
Monday, Jan. 10
Registration begins for all
adventure trips and workshops.
Drop-in Classes for fitness
begin and run through Jan. 21.
Wednesday, Jan. 12
Basketball officials meeting
held in BC 103 at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 18
Basketball Preview Tourney
Registration, Invitational
Registration, and Team
Registration at 5 p.m. in BI0103
Fitness registration until Jan.
25. Pick up schedule in 204
Christenbury between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m.
Tlie411
Monday, Jan.3
M. Basketball
beat Western Carolina, 82-67
Wednesday, Jan. 5
W. Basketball
lost to Duke, 69-110
Saturday, Jan. 8
W. Basketball, away
lost to Western Carolina, 74-77
M. Basketball
beat American, 77-65
Women's CAA Leaders
STANDINGS
Team Conference
ODU 1-0 1.000
W&M 0-0
GMU 0-0
JMU 0-0
AU 0-0
ECU 0-0
GB Overall
UNCW 0-0
UR 0-1
.000
.000
.000
000
.000
000
.000
05
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
1
7-4
6-2
8-4
6-5
4-6
1-7
1-7
5-4
636
.750
.666
.545
400
.125
.125
555
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Scoring Avg
Celeste Hill, ODU
Laura Barnes, UR
Kirsten Keller, AU
Asleigh Akens. W&M
Nickie Hilton. GMU
Rebounding Avg
Celeste Hill. ODU
Asleigh Akens, W&M
Ina Nicosia, UR
Nickie Hilton. GMU
Shay Hayes, ECU
Assist Avg
Marcell Harrison, GMU
Tara Roberson, W&M
Christina Lee, JMU
Ken Chaconas, GMU
Denise Wynn, UR
Field Goal
Nickie Hilton. GMU
Marilyn Gayton, W&M
Kirsten Keller. AU
Ina Nicosta, UR
Celeste Hill, ODU
Free Throw
Marceli Harrison, GMU
Laura Barnes, UR
Celeste Hill. ODU
Joanna Chandler, UNCW
23.0
15.7
15.6
15.5
15.4
10.8
10.3
8.8
8.4
7.9
5.4
4.6
4.6
3.9
3.9
.598
.589
548
.545
538
.813
.811
788
786
Danielle Chahesworth. ECU. 786
3-pt Field Goal
Aquendine Khasidis, W&M .450
Justine Alpress, ECU .407
Laura Barnes, UR 394
Danielle Chartesworth. ECU .361
Marcell Harrison, GMU 348
TEAM LEADERS
Scoring Margin
William & Mary16.8
George Mason12.8
Old Dominion5.3
James Madison2.0
Richmond-1.7
American-7.2
UNC-Wilmington-11.3
East Carolina-20.6
Rebounding Margin
William & Mary58
American49
James Madison4.6
Old Dominion2.5
George Mason18
UNC-Wilmington-0.7
Richmond-1.8
East Carolina-2.1
Field Goal
George Mason.459
Richmond.438
William & Mary.437
Old Dominion.419
James Madison412
American.383
UNC-Wilmington.378
East Carolina.377
Def. Field Goal
William & Mary358
George Mason.383
James Madison.401
Old Dominion.402
Richmond425
UNC-Wilmington.431
American455
East Carolina.457
Sports
Page 19
ECU shuts down Pat's "Paul-ball"
Photo by Dail Reed
Paul Westhead's high scoring offense was put to the test by the Pirate
defense and the Bucs stood tall to the task behind leader Lester Lyons.
By Brad Oldham
Staff Writer
A capacity crowd filled
Minges Coliseum last night to
watch the ECU Pirates romp over
the Patriots of George Mason Uni-
versity, 86-72. The Pirates used a
patient, spread-out offensive at-
tack against the well-known run-
and-gun style of Patriots head
coach Paul Westhead in their vic-
torv. ECU is now 9-3 overall and 2-
0 in the CAA conference, theirbest
start since the 1956-57 season and
the best conference start since the
1980-81 season.
"We did all the things we
needed to do to make them play
the way we wanted them to play
said East Carolina head coach
Eddie Payne after the win. "It's a
lot harder for a fast team to play
slow than the other way around.
This was a very difficult game to
coach. I wasn't comfortable until
there was about 40 seconds left in
the game. The guys really adapted
to the game plan and understood
what was needed to win
The Pirates got the Minges
crowd behind them early with a
three-point play by Kareem
Richardson andathunderingdunk
by Lester 1 A'ons causing a worried
Westhead to call an early time-out.
The George Mason press
caused some early problems for
the ECU backcourt, with Troy
Manns getting help from Curtis
McCants, who shot 6-9 from the
floor, to stav close through the first
half.
A spread-out scoring attack
by the Pirates helped keep the Pa-
triots from moving into the transi-
tion game and running up the
points like the "Paul-ball" style
that Westhead is aiming for.
Lester Lyons, who led altECU
scorers with 20 points, said, "We
knew that if we passed the ball
around we would eventually get
the good shot. You could easily get
caught up in the moment playing
against a team like GMU
Eight different players scored
for ECU in the first half and the
Overton selected as
Coach of the Year
Named one of eight
(SID) � East Carolina Uni-
versity baseball coach Gary
Overton has been named as the
East Region Coach of the Year
by the members of the Ameri-
can Baseball Coaches Associa-
tion (ABCA).
The East Region is com-
prised of over 40 NCAA Divi-
sion I schools in-
cluding members of
the Colonial Athletic
Association, Big
East and the Atlan-
tic 10.
Overton led the
Pirates toa41-19 fin-
ish in 1993 as ECU
captured its fifth
CAA title. The Pi-
rates also earned its
fifth NCAA tourna-
ment berth under Overton and
its 14th overall as itcompeted at
the NCAA Atlantic Regional in
May.
During the season, Overton,
who is one of the winningest
active Division I coaches, earned
his 300th career coaching vie-
In addition to his CAA titles
and NCAA appearances,
Overton has coached four All-
Americans and three CAA Play-
ers of the Year, most recently Pat
Watkins, ECU's highest profes-
sional draft pick.
Overton will be one of the
eight 1993 regional selections to
be honored at the
ABC A's national con-
vention on Jan. 6-9 in
Anaheim, Cal. One of
the eight will be
named as the ABCA
Coach of the Year on
Jan. 8.
The eight 1993 re-
gional selections in-
clude: Overton, John
Stupard, Yale (North-
east), Ray Tanner,
N.C. State (Atlantic), Skipp
Bertman, Louisiana State(South),
Mark Johnson, Texas A&M
(South Central), Danny Hall,
Kent State (Mid-East), Dave
Bingham, (Kansas Mid-West),
RickSofield, Utah (Rocky Moun-
tain), and Daw Snow, Long
Baseball season opens
in less than a month
tory and is currently 311-149-1 Beach State (West),
in nine years at ECU.
(SID) � The East Carolina
University baseball team will have
itsearliestseason opener ever when
it starts the 1994 season on Feb. 5,
1994 at the University of Florid5.
Prior to the 1994 season, ECU's
earliest season-opening date was
Feb. 16,1992.
The Pirates, defending Colo-
nial Athletic Association champi-
ons, start the year with a three-
game series against the Gators,
membersoffheSoutheasternCon-
ference, ranked the nation's sec-
ond toughest conference lastyear.
The two teams have met just once,
playingin the 1989 NCAA tourna-
ment.
The Pirates' home opener
comeson Feb. 13ina2p.m. double-
header with Virginia State. The
home opener is one of 30 home
dates scheduled for ECU in 1994.
Last season, ECU's schedule
was ranked as the 38th toughest
slate in thenation.The 1994 sched-
ule will be as challenging as ECU
plays eight games against Atlantic
Coast Conference teams and 18
againstCAA opponents. TheACC
was ranked as the nation's tough-
est conference last season while
the CAA was fourth of 33 NCAA
Div. I conferences.
Inall,ECUwiUhave29 games
against teams of the nation's
four toughest conferences.
"Overall, our schedule is
the toughesttodate said ECU
head coachGary Overton, who
has coached the Pirates to five
NCAA tournament berths
since 1985. "Our league (CAA)
has rightfully been recognized
as one of the toughest around.
Add that to the teams of the
ACC and quality opponents
like Virginia Tech and Georgia
Southern and we have an-ex-
cellent schedule
Four of ECU's 1994 oppo-
nents were participants in the
1993 NCAA tournament with
North Carolina, North Caro-
lina State, George Mason and
Yale all advancing to post-sea-
son play.
Three first-timeopponents
are on the ECU 1994 schedule
with Virginia State (Feb. 13),
Tanple (Mar. 7-9) and Towson
State (Mar. 25) all traveling to
Harrington Field.
The Pirates open confer-
ence play on Mar. 12 with a
three-game weekend, series
against UNC Wilmington in
Greenville. The 1994 CAA
Championship will be May 18-
22 in Norfolk, Va.
Pirates went into the locker room
with a four-point lead, 40-36.
Junior center Anton Gill, who
added 15 points, started thesecond
half with a three-point play. From
there, the Pirates went on an early
tear with freshmen Tim Basham
and Skipp Schaefbauer coming off
the bench to help ECU pull off a 26-
7 run.
Senior Wilbert Hunter led the
ECU defense, blocking three shots
�heblocked six total lastseason�
and helping the Pirates hold GMU
to just four three-pointers on 13
attempts.
ECU handled the Mason full-
court press extremely well. GMU
forces their opponents intoan aver-
age of 22 turnovers per game, but
ECU only turned the ball over 10
times all game (five under their
season average).
The Pirates had ample oppor-
tunities to force shots on the transi-
tion game against the press, but
chose instead to pull the ball out
and pass the ball around in the half-
court set-up to get the good shot.
Runners
recognized
(SID)�JuniorSeanConnolly
and freshman Da va Rhixles were
named as the Most valuable Run-
ners for the 1993 East Carolina
University Men's and Women's
CrossCountrv teams at the team s
annual awards banquet held on
Dec. 6.
Connolly, from Charlotte,
N.C, was the mens team's top
finisher in every race this season.
Connolly had outstanding per-
formances at the North Carolina
State Cross Country Champion-
ships (NCSCCC) and the Colo
nial Athletic Association Cham-
pionships, finishing 12th and 19th
respectively.
Rhodes, who was named a
the 1993 CAA Rookie of the Year,
also had outstanding finishes for
the year. Rhodes, from
Mechanicsburg, Pa had a first
place finish at the Methodist Col-
lege Invitational during the year
and was All-State with her fourth
place finish at the NCSCCC and
All-Conference with her third
place finish at the CAA Champa
onships. Rhodes place 47th at the
NCAA District III meet with a
time of 18:15.
Other awards given at the
banquetincluded MostOutstand-
ing Freshman which was given to
See TRACK page 24
ECU players in bowls
(SID) � East Carolina senior
Bernard Carter has already played
in a post season bowl game and
senior Carlester Crumpler is pre-
paring to play in another.
Carter, a 6-3,236 pound defen-
sive end from Tallahassee, Fla
played in the Kelly Tire Blue-Gray
Football Classic on Christmas Day
in Montgomery, Ala. Buddy
Teevans and Boh Pruett from Tulan
served as defensive coaches for
Carter's Gray squad.
Crumpler, a 6-6, 245 pound
tight end from Greenville, N.C,
has accepted an invitation to play
in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 22,1994
in Mobile, Ala. The Senior Bowl
uses coaches from th National
Football League as coaches for the
college all-star game. The coaches
will be selected for the game fol-
lowing the conclusion on the NFL
regular season.
Crumpler, a first-team All-
America by the WalterCamp Foot-
ball Foundation, caught 31 passes
in 1993 for 346 yards and one touch-
down. He finished his career with
81 catches for 959 yards and five
touchdowns.
Carter, ECU's all-time sacks
leader, finished hissenioryear with
84 total tackles, including six be-
hind the line of scrimmage. In his
four-vear career, Carter had 25 1 2
sacks for minus 205 va rds, and .i 1 so
Compiled by Dave Pond
Security beefed up to protect athletes
(AP) � The chief of security
for the Winter Olympics has as-
sured athletes they will be safe dur-
ing the Feb. 12-27 Games in
Lillehammer, Norway.
Ame Huuse, commander of
the Olympic police force in
Lillehammer, said security mea-
sures were sufficient to prevent the
type of attack made on U.S. figure
skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Kerrigan, a favorite for the
Olympicgold medal, wasassaulted
bv a club-wieldingmanafteraprac-
tice session Thursday at the U.S.
championships in Detroi t. Her knee
injuries forced her to pull out of the
competition Friday.
Huuse said there should be no
need to increase or revise security
at the Games because such inci-
dents had already been taken into
account.
"We are prepared to avoid
these type of things he said in a
telephone interview Friday. "It
would really surprise me if that
kind of incident would happen here
in Lillehammer
Huuse said police and bon.b-
sniffing dogs are checking all the
Olvmpic venues. By the end of the
month, all will be secured and
closed to the public.
"We will have police officers at
every venue Huuse said. "At the
time when the athletes are going to
practice, police fart uniform and plain
clothes will be there
Only people with accreditation
will ha ve access to venues and prac-
tice sites.
The police chief heads a force
of 2,770officers, including 500 mili-
tary personnel. And by the time the
Games start, one-third of the entire
Norwegian police force will be sta-
tioned in the Olympic zone, Huuse
said.
The International Olympic
Committee on Friday reiterated
its confidence in Lillehammer's
security plans.
Security has already been
tightened in view of concerns that
Norway's mediation role in the
recent Israeli-Palestinian accord
could inspire terrorist attacks. Or-
ganizers are also worried about
possible protests against
Norway's commercial whale
hunting.
But Gerhard Heiberg, presi-
dent of the organizing committee,
said recentlv that no tanks and
soldiers with automatic weapons
� such as those seen at the 1992
Barcelona Olympics�would pa-
trol the streets of Lillehammer.
"We would like to have the
Olympics in Norway without the
police showinggunshesaidWe
are a peaceful country and have
been for hundreds of years and
would like to stav that way"
Bass leaves ECU to take promotion at Pitt
PhoJo courtesy of SID
Tight end Carlester Crumpler
Photo courtesy o( SID
Defensive end Bernard Carter
(SID) � Jim Bass, Assistant Di-
rector of Athletics for Marketing at
EastCarolina University since June,
1989, has been named Director of
Athletic Development at the Uni-
versity of Pi ttsburgh.announced Pitt
Athletics DirectorOval JaynesMon-
day.
Bass replaces Mike O'Brien,
who was named Athletics Director
at I.amar University in August, 1993.
Bass, 37, will coordinate the
operations of the Pitt Golden Pan-
ther Office, which includes the de-
velopment and implementation of
strategiesforallannual athletic fund-
raising initiatives tor the Depart-
ment of Athletics.
"Jim did an outstanding job
during his five-year tenure with
us said ECU Athletics Director
Dave Hart, Jr. "He's an excellent
administratorand I'm certain he'll
do verv well in his new role at
Pittsburgh. We all wish him and
See BASS page 24





20 The East Carolinian
January II, 1994
Fall intramurals a
success for students
: (RS)�The Departmentof Rec-
reational Services would like to con-
gratulate all of last fall's intramural
champions including the following
all-campus volleyball champs:
Men's Gold: Cubbies; Women's
Gold: A.G.L; Sorority: Delta Zeta;
Fraternity Gold: Sigma Phi Epsilon;
Women's Purple: Carriage House
Ladies, Men's Purple: Carriage
House; and Fraternity Purple: Theta
ChiB. Congratulations should also
extend to "3 Men and a Lady" for
their outstanding performance in
the 1993 Trivia Bowl Competition,
and to the Turkey Trot winners as
well.
On Wednesday, Nov. 17, 48
participants stru tted across a two-
mjle course during the 1993 'Trot.
Wjth a spectacular time of 10:30,
Mike Ward won the Men's Divi-
sion, with Ward Aycock taking
second place with a time of
11:41.Winning the women's divi-
sion was Vibeke Stiansens (12:15),
followed by Bobbi Welch (12:40).
The top team division winner was
Phi Kappa Tau with a time of 50:16,
foHowedby Theta Chi (53:03). Pre-
diction winners included Matt
Ferguson and Jessica Hoeverman
at 0.1 seconds. Congratulations!
And how 'bout those soccer
champs? This year's intramural
soccer championships started on
Nov. 21, the first day of the finals
in the women's division, Alpha
Phi pulled out a 2-1 victory over
Chi Omega.
The men's division also
proved as competitive as Sigma
Phi Epsilon defeated Theta Chi 5-
0, Kappa Alpha defeated Tau
Kappa Epsilon 2-1, and Tappa
Kegs tapped Prime Time, 4-1.
The second day of the finals
proved to be just as exciting as the
Creatures of Leisure beat Kappa
Alpha with a score of 5-1 and
Tappa Kegs proved their power
once again with a 4-2 victory over
Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Thanks again to all who par-
ticipated to make the 1993 Recre-
ational Services events a great suc-
cess!
For any information regard-
ing future events, call Recreational
Services at 757-6387.
"Great Eight" bids offered
Clemson to miss Ellis
(AP)�Atearful Cliff Ellis went
all the way to Hawaii to realize he'd
gone as far as he could as Clemson's
basketball coach.
Hlis,sayingheneedednewchal-
lenges,resigned Friday after lOyears
at Clemson. He is the winningest
coachinschoolhistory. Ellis will leave
after the season ends.
"OiffEllisgetssatisfactionoutof
taking a situation and making it revi-
talized thecoachsaid. "That'swhere
I'm at and that's what I want to do
Ellis said he began questioning
hi$ desire during a Christmas trip to
tW Rainbow Classic in Hawaii. Even
a tiurnament victory over then-No.
Wtoklahoma State didn't end his
doubts.
Lli you're thinking it and that
doesn't change it, what does?" Ellis
aslted-Severaltimesduring the news
conference he cried.
! Ellis told athletic director Bobby
Robinsonofhisdecision Wednesday
night before Clemson's 71-65 loss to
No, 3 Duke. Robinson said he asked
Ellis to reconsider and they would
discuss it when Robinson returned
frofd.the NCAA Convention in San
Anjtalriio next week.
hit Ellis told Robinson again
Thursday the decision was made.
The coach told the team at a hastily
callmidrrightmeetingattheapart-
ment of players Devin Gray, Lou
Richie and Andre Bovain.
"We sat around trying to figure
what it was about Gray said. "We
thoMghthewasgoingtotellustoplay
withmore intensity. (But)noonehad
any idea about it"
Last year, after the Tigers failed
to inake the NCAA for the third
straightseason, Ellis relinquished one
of fie two remaining years on his
$10ZOOO-a-year deal. But Ellis and
Robinson said the con tract status had
nothing to do with the decision.
"I was happy with the direction
of recruiting and the quality of prod-
uct Robinson said. "I would not
have asked him to reconsider if 1
didn't mink there was a strong possi-
bility he'd be back
Robinson said he had a list of
potential candidates but would not
starta formal searchfor Ellis' replace-
ment until after the season.
The Tigers (64), who made the
NTT last year, have been erratic this
season A week before beating Okla-
r�maState,Qemsonlc6ttoDaidson,
a small North Carolina school.
Center Sharone Wright said the
shock and timing of Ellis' announce-
ment will take some getting used to
on the court.
"It kind of bursts your bubble,
but you just keep rolling he said.
Ellis has a 165-116 record, three
NCAA appearances and four tripsto
the NTT. Clemson won the Atlantic
CoastConferencechampionship un-
der Ellis in 1989-90 and advanced to
the Sweet 16 of the NCAA touma-
mentbeforelosingtoConnecticut71-
70.
Among those who have played
on Ellis' teams are NBA centers
HoraceGrantofthethree-timecham-
pion Chicago Bulls, Dale Davis of the
Indiana Pacers and Elden Campbell
of the Los Angeles Lakers.
But under Ellis, theClemson pro-
gram also was thesubjectofanNCAA
investigation that found five recruit-
ing violations in 1992
Among the sanctions, Clemson
forfeited two victories from the 1990
NCAA tournament and repaid half
the tournament money it earned be-
cause a Tiger player later was ruled
ineligible.
(AP) � Coliseums in Greens-
boro and Charlotte have submitted
bids to host the "Great Eight a
basketball tournament that would
include the final eight teams from
this year's NCAA tournament.
ESPN, Raycom Sports and the
Division I-A Athletic Directors As-
sociation plan the event for Nov.
29-30, 1994. The two-day double-
header format similar to the de-
funct ACC-Big East Challenge.
Jim Evans, managing director
for the Greensboro Coliseum, said
the facility submitted a bid.
"I would suspect they would
look at a major market with this
being the first year he said. "If I
were in their shoes with an un-
tested event and not knowing
whether they will have all those
teams, I would probably do the
same.
"In our case, the absence of
ACC teams might be a tough sell,
but with a couple of ACC teams, it's
a dead lock
Greensboro submitted its bid
Thursday.
The Charlotte Coliseum also
has made a bid, but Charlotte-based
Raycom already hosts and televises
the Diet Pepsi Tournament of
Champions the first weekend in
December, which could hurt the
arena's chances.
Pairings will be made by lot,
but no team will be required to
play another team already on its
schedule.
If any of the eight teams de-
cide not to play, the highest-
ranked teams from The Associ-
ated Press and CNN-USA Today
polls that didn't make the final
eight will be invited.
Twenty-two sites in the east-
ern and central time zones were
invited to bid.
Greensboro, the Palace at Au-
burn Hills, Mich the Georgia
Dome in Atlanta, the
Hoosierdome in Indianapolis, the
Richfield (Ohio) Coliseum and the
Knickerbocker Arena in Albany,
N.Y are said to be the sites ex-
pressing the most interest.
A list of finalists will be re-
leased Jan. 12, with the site an-
nounced Jan. 21.
ESPN will televise the "Great
Eight
Chuck Steedman, Raycom's
director of program development,
said each school would receive
$100,000 inappearance money, ex-
penses and a contribution to the
school's CHAMPS program,
which trains and supports ath-
letes in academics, athletics, ca-
reer development and other ar-
eas.
The coliseum came under fire
recently after guaranteeing North
Carolina State $200,000 for a non-
televised game against UCLA Dec.
28.
Evans could not divulge the
specifics of the bid, but said it did
not include such a guarantee.
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(AP) �- John Madden might
switch channels, going to ABC on
"Monday Night Football
Madden wil! have no NFL
games to comment on when CBS
Sports' contract with the NFL ex-
pires at the end of the playoffs, and
he will be free to make his own deal.
He and his agent are consider-
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"Madden's arrival at ABC is a
'mere formality " the New York
Post said, quoting an industry
source it did not identify.
"We're in a negotiation and we
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USA Today said Maddenagreed
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USA Today also said that the
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Madden would replace Dan
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casts, the newspapers said, adding
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Fox, which outbid CBS for rights to
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Madden downplayed the re-
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"Am I in a position to comment
on it?" Madden said. "The only
position I'm in right now is sitting.
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CBS and we can't say anything else
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Chopper found faulty
(AP) � Mechanical failure
caused the July helicopter crash that
killed NASCAR driver Davey
Allison, according to a $25 million
lawsuit filed by his estate.
JimThompsonandShanPaL'en,
lawyers for Allison's family, said
last Wednesday that experts hired
by the estate had determined that a
part linked to the helicopter's collec-
tive�astick used tocontrol flight�
failed.
The chopper, with Allison at the
controls, crashed in the infield of
Talladega Superspeedway on July
12. Allison died the next day from
head injuries.
The lawsuit named McDonnell
Douglas HelicopterSystemsofMesa,
Ariz. Company spokesman Hal
Klopper declined comment on the
suit, filed last month.
The suit was filed on behalf of
Davey Allison Racing Enterprises
Inc Tommy Allison, as executor of
Allison's estate; and driver Red
Farmer, who was in the helicopter
with Allison and was injured hi the
crash.
Named as defendants along
with McDonnell Douglas were un-
named people and companies re-
sponsible for the design, manufac-
ture, sale, inspection, maintenance
and repair of the aircraft, a Hughes
369-C helicopter that Allison had
only had for a few weeks.
McDonnell Douglas bought
Hughes Aircraft and is responsible
for its products, said Thompson,
whospecializesinaiatknaccidents.
Federal investigators said wit-
nesses reported that Allison's heli-
copter was within inches of landing
on a fenced-in parking lot near a
building when it went out of con-
trol.
The aircraft hit a 10-foot-high
chain fence, lost its tail and plunged
to the ground onitsrightside. Farmer
has said Allison was nearly on the
ground when the helicopter sud-
denly lurched upward, "went
crazy began spinning and turned
upside down.
The National Transportation
Safety Board has yet to determine
what caused the accident.
Also unresolved is a claim filed
by Stevens Racing Products of
Mooresville, N.C. The company,
which had the helicopter before
Allison, contends the driver had
agreed to swap a Piper Aerostar
airplane for the Hughes 369-C heli-
copter before his death.
The Stevens Racing complaint
alleges Allison was "negligent in
the operation of the helicopter" and
McDonnell Douglas HelicopterSys-
tems also was to blame because the
helicopter was unreasonably dan-
gerous and defective.
Stevens Racing is seeking either
theairplaneormoney from Allison's
estate or McDonnell Douglas,
whichever is found responsible for
the crash.
Arbitration season opens
(AP) � It's that time of year
baseball owners hate: salary arbi-
tration season.
Last Wednesday was the first
of nine days in which major leagu-
ers are able to file for arbitration, a
process in which an arbiter selects
either the salary proposed by the
player or the one offered by the club.
While no one stepped forward
at the start, Craig Grebeck reduced
the number eligible to 112 by agree-
ing to a $660,000, one-year contract
with the Chicago White Sox.
Most players will file Jan. 14,
the final day, and exchange figures
with their clubs Jan. 18. For players
who don't settle, hearings will be
held Feb. 1-18.
Last season, the 118 players in
arbitration increased their salaries
by an average of 110 percent.
Grebeck's raise was a lot less, an
increase of just $27300. The 29-year-
old hit .226 last with one home run
and 12 RBIs in 72 games.
Three of the players who be-
came free agents Dec. 20 when their
teams declined to tender 1994 con-
tracts agreed to new deals Wednes-
day.
Left-hander Steve Frey, who
made $525,000 last year with the
California Angels, got a two-yeai
contract horn the San Francisco Gi-
ants, a deal believed to be worth
$915,000 per season. Frey was 2-3
forCalifornia lastseason witha 2.98
ERA and 13 saves.
Tom Lampkin, a catcher and
outfielder for the Milwaukee Brew-
ers last year was given a minor
league contract by the Giants.
Right-hander John Habyan, let
goby the KansasCity Royals, agreed
to a minor league contract with the
St. Louis Cardinals. He gets a
$250,000 contract if he makes the
major-league club and the chance
to earn up to $250,000 more in bo-
nuses if he pitches in 40 games.
Habyan, 29, was 2-1 with one
save and an ERA last year for Kan-
sas City.
Among regular free agents, in-
fielder-outfielder Jerry Browne and
the Florida Marlins agreed to a
$650,000, one-year contract, a raise
of $25,000. Browne hit .250 in 76
games for the Oakland Athletics
last season and played six positions.
Student tickets offered
(SID) � East Carolina Univer-
sity students may pick up tickets for
a specific game one working day
prior to that scheduled game at the
ECU Athletic Ticket Office in
Minges Coliseum. The ticket office
is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Each student has the opportu-
nity to obtain one free ticket with a
valid ECU ID card. A limited num-
ber of student guest tickets areavail-
able at half-price on the designated
student pick-up day. Students are
limited to one discounted price stu-
dent guest ticket with their ID. All
additional tickets are full-price,
which is $7.00 for a single game
ticket.
Onthedesignatedstudentpick-
up day, students can also present
one additional valid ECU student
ID.
On game day, ECU students
can present their valid ECU stu-
dent ID only to obtain a ticket on .
an availability basis. All tickets .
not picked up on the designated
student pick-up day will go on
sale on game day to the general
public for $7.00.
Student ticket holders must- ,
present their valid ECU student
ID with their student tickets at;r.
the gates. Student ticket holders, �
without proper student ID will, ;
notbeadmittedintoMingesColi- ;
seum. ,
There is no group seating for ,
ECU basketball. Individuals. .
wanting to sit together are en, .
couraged to arrive to the coli-
seum early. All student seating is
general admission by sections in jj
the upper and lower levels. Gates
open 90 minutes prior to tip-off N
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Broadcasters on prowl
for Panther radio rights
(AP) � Capitol Broadcasting
Co. and Jefferson-Pilot Communi-
cations are the leading candidates
to acquire the radio broadcasting
rights to Carolina Panthers football
games, according to a published
report.
Team executives in Charlotte
havesaidtheywanttoselectabroad-
caster by the end of January.
General manager Mike
MeCormack wouldn't reveal names
in an interview with Tlie News &
Observer of Raleigh. He did say that
he preferred an organization that
has experience setting up a radio
networkcovering multiple markets.
"We would like someone to
give us complete coverage so if
somebody is driving from Charles-
ton to Raleigh, they could hear ev-
erything he said. "Our goal is to
be on more stations that the Wash-
ington Redskins, who lead with 103
right now
Industry sources told the news-
paper that those requirements mean
the competition to air the Panthers
has probably narrowed to two
North Carolina homegrown broad-
casting companies.
Both Capitol, based in Raleigh,
and Jefferson-Pilot, based in Char-
lotte, have the experience, financial
resources and large sports networks.
Radio coverage of the Panthers
should be lucrative. NFL games
command an estimated $2,000 to
$3,000 for each 30-second commer-
cial that is aired network-wide. By
comparison, the same spotaired on
a single local station brings only
$200 to $300.
At the same time, the cost to
acquire radio broadcast rights has
escalated considerably. In 1976, the
Seattle Seahawks sold radio rights
for their new franchise for $200,000
per season. Adjusted for inflation,
that translates to $512,000 in 1993. A
trade magazine recently pegged the
presentvalueofSeattle'sradiorights
at $2.5 million.
None of the parties involved in
Panther discussions will talk about
the finances.
Radio is the onlv major broad-
casting prize left for when the team
takes the field in 1995. Television
rights to the Panthers regular-sea-
son games are secured by the major
networks through their contracts
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22 The East Carolinian
January 1 I. 1994
Bowden finally
gets champions
No more wide rights
(AP) � A close friend with
two national championships al-
ready in tow once told Bobby
Bowden he'd get his when he least
expected it. Though Bowden prob-
ably didn't believe it, and he al-
most certainly didn't realize it until
the moment it actually happened,
Joe Paterno turned out to be right.
Still, credit Bowden with this
nuch: Even if he didn't know
wi, -n, he never doubted he'd get
at least one.
"There are some things I'm
afraid of, some things I'm pessi-
mistic about, that I don't talk
about. But one thing I've always
felt is that one of these days I'll
win
"I wasn't in a hurry, maybe
because I figured the longer this
thing goes, the longer I get to live.
If I'd had to wait until I was 70,
that would have been fine, too.
"But I always felt Bowden
said, "that somehow it would hap-
pen
What seemed strange, by com-
parison, might have been all the
other things that didn't happen
once he became the king of the
college football hill. In fact, except
! for the fact there were 81,000 or so
people screaming on every side of
him, the first day of the rest of
Bowden's life began pretty much
like the climactic moments of the
previous one.
Which is to say there was still
work to be done.
After spending 27 seasons and
who-knows-how-many sleepless
nights waiting for the chance to
pose just once alongside the cham-
pionship trophy, Bowden was do-
ing just that two Sundays ago
when an aide cut the proceedings
short. It seems the coach had to be
somewhere else. Something about
a kid who could help him do this
posing thing again a few years
down the road.
On this particular day, the
peripatetic, 64-year-old Mr.
Bowden may have owned the big-
gestname in the college game. But
he also knew that to keep it front
and center, he was going to have
to convince some kid who prob-
ably hadn't started shaving to sign
on with the Florida State Class of
'98.
"I won't be able to savor this.
Jslo sir Bowden said. "To be hon-
est with you, I won't be able to
I savor this until after recruiting sea-
son is over Then you can begin
to reflect back on the last season
Maybe that's a good thing. A
man could go crazy thinking too
long and too hard about how
something he'd chased his entire
life�had seen slip from his grasp
too painfully too many times to
remember � had been dropped,
mercifully, into his lap.
Paterno, the Perm State coach
who is close to both Bowden and
Nebraska coach Tom Osborne,
had tried to tell both men that was
the wav it would happen. And for
Bowden if not Osborne, Saturday-
night, when Nebraska kicker
Byron Bennett lined up a 45-yard
field goal with one second remain-
ing on the clock, became the mo-
ment it did.
Of course, it wasn't quite that
easy. Like a motion picture the
studio is still trying to decide how
to finish, this Orange Bowl had
two different endings. And both
toyed with Bowden's already-
frayed nerve endings.
The first came when
Cornhusker receiver Trumane Bell
caught a pass, was dragged down
at the FSU 28-yard line and
Bowden's players doused him
with water in premature celebra-
tion. The second came after the
referees restored order, put time
back on the clock, put Nebraska in
position to crush Bowden's dream
� and Bennett missed.
Texas A&M under probation again
(AP) � The NCAA praised
and punished Texas A&M
University's football program all
in one announcement.
While complimenting admin-
istration efforts to comply with
NCAA rules, the NCAA slapped
the Aggies with a five-year proba-
tion and banned them from televi-
sion and a bowl game next season.
The announcement came
Wednesday, following an investi-
gation thatfound nine players were
paid for summer jobs that included
no work. The NCAA told the
Aggies they didn't exercise close
enough control over its summer
jobs program.
The sanctions could have been
worse � much worse.
NCAA officials said they con-
sidered issuing the death penalty,
a two-year ban on football at Texas
A&M, but said cooperation by
school officials swayed them from
that punishment.
"One reason we're so frus-
trated is that we ve worked so hard
and still had this one isolated case
said Aggies head coach R.C.
Slocum. "They found that we were
doing an outstandingjob. Thecom-
mittee cited us for having an out-
standing compliance program
Texas A&M told the NCAA in
a 1,227-page report that it should
not be held accountable for the
actions of players during summer
jobs. The report said the players
received a total of $27,800. Of that,
$17,855 was unearned, it said.
Dean Gage, the university's
interim president, said the school
had no plans to appeal the sanc-
tions.
"This issue is a single, isolated
case and we regret that this inci-
dent will impact negatively thou-
sands Gage said.
Heestimated theschool would
lose about $2 million because of
the TV and bowl bans. Athletic
director WallyGroff said therewas
plenty of money in reserve so no
programs would be cut.
The NCAA disagreed with as-
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(AP) � Nearly a year after de-
fensive coordinator Dave
Wannstedt left Dallas to coach the
Chicago Bears, the Cowboys may
be on the verge of losing offensive
mastermind Norv Turner.
The Washington Redskins,only
a matter of hours after firing first-
year coach Richie Petitbon, received
permission last Tuesday from Cow-
boys owner Jerry Jones to interview
Turner.
"I'd be awfully interested, and
again you still want to sit down and
talk about specifics and details and
all of those things, but it sure seems
like a great opportunity Turner
said after learning of Washington's
interest. "If I am contacted, I cer-
tainly am interested
That hadn't happened by last
Tuesday night, but appears to be a
certainty. Cowboys spokesman
Rich Dalrymple said he expected
the Redskins to interview Turner as
soon as the playoffs end.
"The interview will not take
away from the Cowboys' prepara-
tion for the playoffs Jones said.
Dallas had a first-round bye
last weekend.
Turner and Washington gen-
eral manager Charley Casserly chat-
ted three weeks ago on the field at
Texas Stadium prior to the Cow-
boys'38-3 victory over the Redskins.
Meanwhile, Turner also ap-
pears to be on the short list in At-
lanta, where the Falcons fired Jerry
Glanville last Tuesday.
Petitbon, whose success as de-
fensive coordinator helped the
Redskins to three Super Bowls, was
let go a year after he succeeded Joe
Gibbs. Wracked by injuries and age,
Washington � which began the
season with a st unning 35-16 upset
of defending Super Bowl champion
Dallas�finished 4-12 for its worst
showing in tliree decades.
"With regret and after much
thought, I have decided to release
Richie Petitbon as head coach of the
Washington Redskins owner Jack
KentCookesaidinastatementafter
meeting with the coach for more
than an hour.
"It was a done deal said the
55-year-old Petitbon, a veteran of
35 years in the NFL as a player and
coach. Asked if he thoughthecould
have changed Cooke's mind,
Petitbon said no.
Glanville, 6-10 this year and 28-
38 in four seasons with the Falcons,
has been an NFL head coach since
1985, when he took over the Hous-
ton Oilers from Hugh Campbell.
While he never won a division
championship, his antics�includ-
e Turner
ing leaving tickets for Elvis Presley
and James Dean � made him one
of the league's better-known
coaches.
But the bottom line was win-
ning, and Glanville came up short.
"We felt it necessary to make
this change now so we can start
early in making the right decisions
for '94 Falcons president Taylor
Smith said. "Many of the reasons
we did not make the playoffs this
season are not the fault of Jerry
Glanville, but the head coach is ul-
timately judged on the won-lost
record of the team
Glanville had for a time this
season elevated the Falcons to the
statusof contender. Atlanta stunned
both NFC East champion Dallas and
NFC West winner San Francisco to
stand 6-7 on Dec. 11.
But the Falcons lost to non-play-
off teams Washington, Cincinnati
and Phoenix to finish 6-10.
The usually talkative Glanville
was not immediately available for
comment.
"I think you judge yourself by
whether you're in the playoffs or
not he said. "If you're not in the
playoffs, you've had a bad year
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sideline last season who gave the
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Stoyanovich missed a field goal
late in the game?
That was Pete Carroll when
he was the Jets' defensive coor-
dinator. On Friday, Carroll re-
placed the fired Bruce Coslet as
the Jets' head coach and said he
wasn't sure if his sideline out-
bursts would end.
"It depends on the way the
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Coslet, who doubled as his own
offensive coordinator, refused to
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final five games to finish 8-8 and
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Alexander, special teams coach
Al Roberts and receivers coach
Chip Myers. While Carroll has
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and quarterbacks coach Walt
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this week, joining Richie Petitbon
of the Washington Redskins and
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cons.
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January 11, 1994
BASS
Continued from page 19
his wife, Sarah, the very best
As Assistant Athletics Director
at East Carolina, Bass was respon-
sible for all of the marketing and
promotional strategies, campaigns
and programs, including a compre-
hensivecorporate sponsorship pro-
gram and all external advertising.
He also coordinated football
team travel for home and road
games, and served as Tournament
Director of the 1991 and 1992 Colo-
nial Athletic Association Golf and
Baseball Championships.
Prior to his tenure at ECU, Bass
had served as Associate Director of
Athletics for External Relations and
Executive Director of the Seahawk
ClubattheUniversity of North Caro-
lina at Wilmington from 1986-89.
At UNCW, Bass developed and
organized all fund-raising activities
TRACK
related to the intercollegiate athlet-
ics program, and managed the mar-
keting and sports information de-
partments.
Under his direction, the
SeahavvkClub's funding forstudent
scholarship and its membership
tripled.
Bass also spent five years as As-
sistant Director of the Wolfpack C lub
at North Carolina State Univer-
sitv(1981-86) and two years as Ticket
Manager and Assistant Director of
the Wildcat Club for Davidson Col-
lege.
After earning his B.A. degree in
speech communications from North
Carolina State in 1978, Bass went on
to receive a master's degree ina thletic
administration at Ohio University,
where he also served as a graduate
assistant football coach for the Bob-
cats.
Continued from page 19
Thomas has bright future with Pistons
Mike Lewis and Tara Rhodes. Lewis
had ECU's second-highest place at
the CAA Championships and was
one of three ECU male runners to
compete in the NCAA District III
meet. T. Rhodes also had an out-
standing freshman seasonwith one
first place finish at the Pembroke
State Invitational, a 15th place fin-
ish at the NCSCCC and a 12th place
finish at the CAA Championship.
Most Improved Awards were
given to senior Catherine Norstrand
junior Mike Jolley. Norstrand also
received a senior plaque along with
ALL-STAR
fellow-seniors Theresa Marini and
Eric Adamski.
Letters were also awarded at
the banquet with 16 student-ath-
letes receiving awards for partici-
pation. The following runners re-
ceived letters: Stacy Green, Kelly
Hanna, Megan McGruder, Theresa
Marini, Jessica Montgomery,
Cathrine Norstrahnd, Dava
Rhodes, Tara Rhodes and Cindy
Szymanski, Eric Adamski, Jason
Adamski, Sean Connolly, Jason
Gibbs, Mike Jolley, Mike Lewis and
Mark Ma this.
Continued from page 19
had 10 other tackles for losses of 24
yards.
Crumpler is just the fourth Pi-
rate ever to play in the Senior Bowl.
Ernest Madison (1976), Mike
Brewington (1979) and Tom Scott
(1993) are the only other ECU stu-
dent-athletes to play in the Senior
Bowl.
Carter is the 14th Pirate to play
in the Blue-Gray Football Classic,
including the fifth in the last seven
years. Greg Grandison played in
the contest last season.
The Senior Bowl will be shown
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at 2 p.m.
(AP) � When Detroit Pistons
star lsiah Thomas retires, he re-
portedly will become general man-
ager and part owner of the club he
led to two NBA championships.
Thomas agreed to a deal that
will pay the 12-time All-Star $55
million after he hangs up his uni-
form, the Detroit Free Press and The
Detroit News said in today's edi-
tions. The negotiations reportedly
followed a meeting Monday with
owner William Davidson.
According to the News source,
Thomas also will receive 10 per-
cent of Davidson's sports empire,
which includes the Pistons, The
Palace of Auburn Hills and the
Pine Knob Music Theater.
In addition to heading the
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agreement calls for Thomas to re-
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sion with a balloon payment esti-
mated to be somewhere between
$7 to $12 million, the Mres said.
The balloon payment will be
on Thomas' player contract, so the
money will count against the Pis-
tons' salary cap.
Pistons president Tom Wilson,
reached by telephone Tuesday
night, declined comment to the re-
ports,saying, "We'renotcomment-
ing on anything. The only comments
will come from Bill and Lsiah
Thomas, 32, is expected to re-
tire after this season and assume his
management duties, the Free Press
reported.
The Pistons said details will be
disclosed Thursday.
Thomas, who has played all 13
of his NBA seasons with the Pis-
tons, was drafted second overall in
1981 out of Indiana University. He
led Detroit to three straight trips to
the NBA Finals and to titles in 1989
and 1990.
The team is worth an estima ted
DUKE
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tained Duke assisstants Fred
Chatam as tight ends coach and
interior defensive line coach Rod
Broadway.
Former head football coach
Barry Wilson will remain at the
school as assistant to the athletic
director for special projects.
Wilson said Friday he would
work with a variety of capital and
fund-raising projects, some through
the Iron Duke organization. One of
his first responsibilities will be help-
ing pay for and organize a new
multi-purpose athletic facility at
Duke.
"This gives me an opportunity
to work in areas I've never been in
before and I'm looking forward to
learning a lot Wilson told TlieChar-
lotte Observer.
Wilson was Duke's football
coach the past four seasons, com-
piling a 13-30-1 record. He an-
nounced his resigna ti on Nov. 1 and
was replaced by Goldsmith.
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The team announced Tuesday
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"I'm very pleased we've final-
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"It wasa very distracting thing. Now
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"It's safe to assume that he is
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Title
The East Carolinian, January 11, 1994
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East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
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January 11, 1994
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