The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, August 27, 1997, Page 3, Image 3

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    East Campus earns new lab,
By Kasey Berber
Staff Reporter
UNL’s City Campus has lost a
24-hour computer laboratory, but
East Campus has gained one.
The Nebraska Union’s computer
laboratory lost its ability to stay
open around the clock when it was
transplanted to Lyman Hall, said
Daryl Swanson, director of
Nebraska Union.
The makeshift Lyman laboratory
is now open only from 8 a.m. to mid
night on weekdays and noon to mid
night on weekends.
“I expect that this problem will
be resolved after a few adjustments,”
Swanson said. “The hall currently
isn’t set pp for a 24-hour operation.”
Entry to the laboratory can’t be
separated from the rest of the build
The laboratory’s move was a nec
essary sacrifice of the union expan
sion, he said.
All the laboratory’s computer
equipment was moved out of the
union this summer, Swanson said.
The space where the laboratory was
before is now occupied by video
The union computer laboratory
will be unavailable for a year.
Swanson estimated that the labora
tory would reopen next summer.
In a coincidental trade-off, a new
24-hour laboratory has opened else
Burr Residence Hall unveiled its
new 24-hour computer laboratory
over the weekend. It is the first 24
hour laboratory available to all stu
dents on East Campus. Other labora
tories in East Campus residence
halls are open only to residents.
James Parker, Burr-Fedde
Residence Hall director, said tech
nology was upgraded in the Burr *
laboratory so everyone could use it,
not just those who live there.New
Power Macintoshes and Dell Power
PCs had been installed, and they r
could accommodate about 15 stu
dents. A security camera was also
installed, Parker said.
The camera helps keep Burr
Fedde residents safe at night, he
“Any student who doesn’t live in
the hall will have to sign in and leave
their ID card,” Parker said.
The camera then will be used to
check students in the laboratory and
ensure that they are the same stu
dents who left their IDs at the desk,
Parker said.
“If anyone is missing, we will
search the building to find them,”
Parker said. “They’ll then be liable
for a trespassing penalty.”
City erects wall around building
WALL from page 1
Johanns said he received some
calls from concerned workers at the
time of the bombing. But even after
the bombing two years ago, several
federal building employees are not
worried about their safety and think
the wall will have little effect.
Jim Culver, a soil scientist at the
federal building, said he thinks the
wall will add safety and deter some
potential terrorists, but not all terror
“If someone wants to blow up the
building, this wall will be a minimal
obstacle for them,” Culver said.
Pat Clements, a procurement
technician who works at the federal
building, said he has felt safe since he
started working there six years ago.
He said the Oklahoma City bombing
made him more aware of what was
going on around him, but he still felt
safe. He is not sure the 2-foot wall
will help in the case of a bomb.
“I don’t know how much good a
wall will do if the bomb is parked
ittliuK :
across the street,” Clements said.
Another employee had similar
feelings. Mark Lynott, manager of
Midwest Archaeological Center, said
he doesn’t think the wall is necessary,
but thinks that if the wall gives some
people psychological comfort then it
is probably worth it. Lynott said he
doesn’t spend too much time worry
ing about his safety in the building.
“You have more chance of being
hurt while driving a car in Lincoln
than you do while you are in the fed
eral building,” Lynott said.
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