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Joe Sclig, theathlelic department's'
ticket manager, said section 12 has
been designated as a section for non
traditional students, if they choose.
Faculty and staff members will
gain 1,500 additional season tickets
because of the new configuration.
Byrne said the additional faculty
and staff tickets are generated from
the reduction of student tickets from
11,000 to 8,000.
“In the past few years, students
have only been using about 7,500
tickets,” Byrne said. “So now, since
we’re using fewer tickets forstudents,
we’re able to offer more to the faculty,
and even a few more to boosters and
Faculty members receive tickets
based on a priority system developed
by the athletic department, which
considers the number of years a par
ticular employee has purchased tick
The price for student tickets at
UNL is $56, which includes seven
' Selig said part-time students, whose
season-ticket packages cost $ 150, will
be offered the $56 rate if there are full
time student tickets remaining.
Byrne said he didn’t think the relo
cation of student scaling would have
an effect on the noise level at games
in Memorial Stadium.
“When we first began discussing
thisasapossibilily.wc surveyed 15 to
20 major colleges across the coun
try,” Byme said. “We found out that
this is the way moslof them allot their
student seating — in the comer of the
“And they’ve had few problems.”
Experts offer tips for stressed-out students
By Mindy Letter
It’s dead week, when stress can
mount as students struggle to com
plete projects and study for final ex
Mary Swoboda, a social worker
for the University Health Center, said
there were strategies students could
use to help gel themselves through
these next two weeks.
Living right during limes of in
creased activity can often help stu
dents combat stress, she said.
“You need to eat and sleep righi
and not drink a lot of caffeine,” she
said. “If you arc not sleeping and noi
eating, you arc only adding to youi
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Healthy habits, realistic goals can help beat finals week stress
Stresscd-out students also should
avoid using alcohol and stimulants
such as Vivarin, she said.
Swoboda said that students who
have to cram for exams could help
themselves by setting reasonable
“Set realistic goals for this semes
ter. Try and ask yourself how much
you can get done and be realistic
Richard Dicnslbier, a University
of Nebraska-Lincoln psychology pro
fessor and stress researcher, said per
sistent stress could have unhealthy
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consequences as well as act as an ’
impediment to student performance.
“It screws up your system terri
bly,” he said.
Dienstbier said long term stress
could affect the immune systems of
people. Students who suffer stress can
become ill because of their low resis
tance to disease.
He said that students should sched
ule their work so things don’t pile up
at the last minute.
“Try to get caught up so that you
are not so far behind,’’ he said. “I
know that’s easier said than done.
“Study with friends, that really
helps,” he said. “If you can look up
and lake a break and chai with people,
that small break is important.”
Luis Dia/.-Pcrdomo, a psychologi
cal counselor, and Sue Bukacek, a
psychologist, held a workshop on test
anxiety Monday in the Nebraska
They encouraged students to do
deep breathing exercises before an
exam, and to put themselves in a test
taking situation as a way to study for
an upcoming test.
“Practicing relaxation allows you
to diminish anxiety during an exam,”
he said. “If you can bring the anxiety
down a lillle, you will have more
Bukacck advised students to pull
themselves away from their studying
routine once in a while to help them
feel more refreshed.
Lisa Line, a th ird-year law student,
said she had no hard-and-fast method
for dealing with stress.
She said law students arc already
going through their finals week, a
marathon test-taking experience with
“It seems like a dark tunnel with a
little light at the end,” she said.
Line said she concentrated on the
satisfaction of finally being finished
to help her through the stressful times.
Debate restarts over sanctions
Some say plan will be welcomed by Serbia
uy Neil i-eiaman
In an attempt to bolster pressure
on Bosnian Serbs, the U.N. Security
Council imposed lighter sanctions
on Serbia Monday, a move that was
initially approved following the
brutal attacks on the Muslim town
of Srebcnica on April 17.
gave the Bosnian
Serbs nine days
from the date of
initiation to Sign
the peace plan
Vance of the
N United Nations
and Lord David Owen of the
According to Belgrade officials,
the sanctions arc intended to pul
pressure on the Serbian people so
they will “capitulate to the ‘new
There arc, though, many analysis
who subscribe to the notion that
Serbia actually will welcome the
new sanctions along with whatever
additional enactments proceed.
Sanctions and other measures,
these sources claim, strengthen
Serbian President Slobodan
Milosevic's handle on power by
reinforcing his belief that Serbs “are
alone in a world bent over their
annihilation,” as journalist Jonathan
Landay recently pul iu
Milos Vasic, editor of a maga
zine in Belgrade, recently staled in
an editorial that “this war will now
become a holy war for the unity of
Theoretical perspectives, which
range from right-wing conservatives
to radically liberal, point in a wide
range of directions.
Even members of the Security
Council often appear flustered by
Terence O’Brien, New Zealand’s
ambassador to the United Nations,
asserted last week that peaceful
negotiations were the “only accept
able method to quell this quag
On the other hand, Russia’s U.N.
ambassador, Yuli Vorontsov, has
continually pressed for the Vance/
Owen peace plan to carve Bosnia
and Herzegovina up into 10
ethnically autonomous republics.
This, Vorontsov believes, is the
only way to prevent the Serb
aggressors from moving forward
and taking over Kosovo, Albania
and other Baltic states.
The United Nations’ actions so
far in the Bosnian conflict — a no
fly zone, peacekeeper protection for
the purpose of humanitarian aid and
economic sanctions— have not
acted as a deterrent and do not
appear to be heading in the right
U.N. officials, for example, have
been negotiating the Vance/Owen
peace plan for more than a month,
yet haven’t suggested that they arc
close to enacting even part of the
The reason for this, officials say,
stems from the fact that a consensus
cannot be reached.
This is true, but another wing of
officials and analysts claim that if
the United Nations cannot have a
legitimate impact on the conflict,
they should retreat.
Analysts and diplomats from all
wings constantly debate what the
United Nations’ role in the war
There arc very few who say the
United Nations has been effective
in quelling the Balkan conflict.
By issuing a new set of sanc
tions, as analyst Paul Goble recently
said, “we can now look for renewed
debates as a new door slowly opens
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