The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 26, 1996, Image 1

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donates toys
to police drive
LPD officers will give
homemade wheelbarrows
and teddy bears to needy
children for the holidays.
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By Chad Lorenz
Senior Reporter
Lincoln police took 60 teddy bears into cus
tody Saturday afternoon.
The Hook Builder’s Association of Lincoln
donated the bears and 60 homemade wooden
wheelbarrows to the Santa Cop toy drive, HBAL
Vice President Nadine Condello said.
Lincoln police will deliver the wheelbarrows
and hundreds of other toys to needy children
for the holidays.
One hundred members of the association,
including carpenters, roofers and interior design
ers, built the toys for five hours at Lincoln High
School’s wood shop, she said.
“It just gives us a lot of enjoyment to spend
a Saturday to work with other people excited
about building toys for tods,” Condello said.
thing at a store,” she said. “They puttheir hearts
into it.” ■ ’' ' ' ■ .
Please see TOYS on page 6
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Lack of interest, revenue led to end of contract
By Kasey Kerber
i Senior Reporter
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The UNL residence hall game
* rooms will open without arcade video
games in the spring semester, a hous
ing official said.
Michael Hager, assistant director of
> housing, said TC Entertainment de
ll cided not to renew its contract for the
spring semester because of a lack of
revenue from students.
Based in Lincoln, TC Entertain
ment is the official supplier of arcade
video games to the University of Ne
! braska-Lincoln residence hall game
). rooms at Neihardt, Harper, Abel and
Burr-Fedde halls.
As a result of the contract loss,
employees at the game rooms may be
We’re really sensitive about finding other
jobs for our students. There is no lack of
openings for these students in other parts
of the residence halls"
Michael Hager
assistant director of bousing
moved to other jobs within the resi
dence halls.
“We’re really sensitive about find
ing other jobs for our students,” Hager
said. “There is no lack of openings for
these students in other parts oftheresi
dence halls.”
Hager said the contract loss was the
result of a shift in student spending.
Money that students once spent on ar:
Please see GAMES on 8
i Buildings close, change hours for break
From Staff Reports
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m, Most buildings at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
are closed or operating under different hours during
Thanksgiving break.
The Nebraska Union will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
% today ; 7 a.m. to 6 pjn. Wednesday and will be closed Thurs
tday. The union is open Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and
will be closed all day Saturday and Sunday,
f The Nebraska East Unicm will close at 5 p.m. Wednes
fj day, and the restaurant will be open until 1 p.m. The bak
I cry and bowling alley will not be open Wednesday. The
union is closed Thursday through Sunday.
Besides Selleck and Cather Halls and the Piper section
of the Neihardt Residence Center, which have vacation
housing, all residence halls close Wednesday at 10 a.m.
The last meal served at all residence halls, including Selleck
and Cather, is lunch today. Food service will reopen Mon
Love Library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, and will
be closed Thursday. On Friday, the library will be open
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with limited staff. Saturday hours are
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours are noon to midnight
The University Health Center will be open until 5 p.m.
Wednesday, and is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday
through Sunday.
The Campus Recreation Center is open regular hours
Wednesday but will be closed Thursday. Friday through
Sunday hours are 9 a.m. to 6 plm.
Hie Nebraska Bookstore is closed Thursday and will
be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Holiday hours are 9
a.m. to 8 p.m., beginning Monday.
All state offices are closed Thursday through Sunday.
There will be no postal service on Thanksgiving,
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