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From Staff Reports Batter up for charity The Louis softball fields will be busy this weekend as Alpha Tau Omega fraternity puts on its annu al softball tournament. Saturday’s tournament involves 31 teams whose rosters are made up of sorority members. The teams will be coached by ATO members. Proceeds will come from T shirt sales, and will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Sponsors for the event include New York Bagel, Chicago Dog and Valentino’s. Saturday’s action begins at 10 a.m. at Louis fields, at 23rd and K streets. The champi onship team will take home a tro phy. Abuse center gets support Students and faculty will have a chance to shoot hoops to help a crisis center this weekend. The University Lutheran Chapel, along with Phi Delta Theta, Theta Xi and Beta Theta Pi fraternities are putting on a three on-three basketball tournament on Saturday in the chapel parking lot at 16th and Q streets. The cost to enter each four-per son team is $40. Proceeds will go to the Rape and Spouse Abuse Crisis Center. The Rev. Bill Steinbauer, of the Lutheran Chapel, said the event was a way to make students more aware of the issue. First, second and third place teams will win apparel from the Nebraska Bookstore. The last day to enter is Thursday. Saturday’s events begin with registration from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The games begin at 10 a.m. Mug Tug meant for fun Mud Tug, Delta Tau Delta’s annual down and dirty greek tug of-war philanthropy, will be Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. at the mud pits on 19th and Vine streets. Nick Brandt, the philanthropy chairman at Delta Tau Delta said that the event’s tradition dates back more than 20 years. “I’m really excited to get it under way,” Brandt said. “It’s always a lot of fun in the mud.” The tournament is separated into three divisions: men’s light weight (180 pounds and under), men’s heavyweight (more than 180 pounds) and a women’s division. Teams in each division will consist of six members. Winning teams will take home Papa John’s pizza as well as a trophy proclaiming them Mud Tug champions. Entry fees will are $30 per team and $20 for each additional team. The proceeds will go toward programs at Clinton Elementary School. The deadline for registra tion is Oct. 1. Soccer teams kick for charity Kappa Kappa Gamma’s annual philanthropic fraternity soccer tournament, Kappa Kickoff, will start Sunday at Wright Park YMCA fields, at West Pioneer and Folsom streets. Games will begin at 10 a.m. Ruth Carlson, coordinator of the tournament and Kappa’s phil anthropy chairwoman, said she expected aboutl6 teams from UNL fraternities. She also said although registration was due Monday, teams could still sign up. Entry fees are $25 per team. Proceeds from T-shirt sales and entry fees will benefit the Lincoln’s Friendship Home for battered women. c_ Nate Bench/DN ALISA WILLS, a senior English major, laughs with George Jumping Eagle, a ninth-grader at Goodrich Middle School, after he makes a joke during the tutor training session at the Culture Center. Editor: Paula Lavigne Questions? Comments? Ask for the Managing Editor: Julie Sobczyk appropriate section editor at (402) 472-2588 Associate News Editor: Rebecca Stone firstname.lastname@example.org. Assistant News Editor: Jeff Randall Assignment Editor: Chad Lorenz Opinion Editor: Jessica Kennedy General Manager: Dan Shattil Sports Editor: Mike Kluck Publications Board Melissa Myles, A&E Editor: Jim Goodwin Chairwoman: (402)476-2446 Copy Desk Chief: Nancy Zywiec Professional Adviser: Don Walton, Photo Director: Ryan Soderlin (402) 473-7301 Design Director: Joshua Gillin Advertising Manager: Nick Partsch, Art Director: Aaron Steckelberg (402) 472-2589 Online Editor: Mary Ann Muggy Assistant Ad Manager: Daniel Lam Asst. Online Editor: Amy Pemberton Classified Ad Manager: Tiffiny Clifton Fax number: (402) 472-1761 World Wide Web: www.unl.edu/DailyNeb The Daily Nebraskan (USPS144-080) is published by the UNL Publications Board, Nebraska Union 34,1400 R St., Lincoln, NE 68588-0448, Monday through Friday duming the academic year; weekly during the summer sessions.The public has access to the Publications Board. Readers are encouraged to submit story ideas and comments to the Daily Nebraskan by calling (402) 472-2588. Subscriptions are $55 for one year. Postmaster: Send address changes to the Daily Nebraskan, Nebraska Union 34,1400 R St., Lincoln NE 68588-0448. Periodical postage paid at Lincoln, NE. ALL MATERIAL COPYRIGHT 1997 THE DAILY NEBRASKAN Academics, diversity mix in tutor program TUTOR from page 1 the academic year and help tutor Mondays and Thursdays. Bickert said she thought the partnership between UNL students and the Goodrich students would benefit both sides. “The college students will be able to serve as role models to the students, and the experience will help those who are interested in going into education,” she said. For the younger students, Bickert said, they will meet other people outside of their peer groups and will be involved in a college setting early in their lives. “We hope that if we can expose them to higher education it might influence them to go to college,” she said. “The sooner we can get students involved and help them, the better chance they have of being successful.” In addition to tutoring, Ray said ii I think its a really great opportunity for UNL students ” Tagi Adams recruiter for LAP program she hopes to start other programs with LAP and middle school stu dents, including special speakers, campus tours and diversity pro- . grams at the Culture Center. Tutor training begins today, and students will begin tutoring Monday. Students who are interest ed in volunteering for the program can call Ray at 472-2454 or the Culture Center at 472-5500. ■ Schwim^QT^N|b. You Asked^For'^f The Savings ... ■ ^ 3321 Pioneers Blvd. j I What a ride™. Strong-armed robbery A 21-year-old woman had her purse taken from her after a man punched and kicked her Saturday morning. The woman told police she pulled her car in behind a residence on the 2800 block of T Street at 2:40 a.m. A black man standing 5 feet 10 inches with a medium build, a red T shirt and dark pants walked up to her and asked her for a cigarette. He then punched her and kicked her to the ground, she told police. The man took her purse, with a loss of $87. Misdemeanor A dance called “The Sacrifice” landed four Chippendales dancers on the wrong side of the law Sunday night. Four dancers - two from Missouri and two from Nevada - were cited under a city ordinance that prohibits exotic dancers from touch ing patrons after their performance at the Royal Grove, 340 W. Comhusker Highway. Lincoln police Sgt; Ann Heermann said women were paying $5 to get up on stage and have the men dance around them. Officers saw the men touch the women, and cited them with the misdemeanor. 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