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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 22, 1998)
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available for students who want to help by phoning those alumni.
• $6.00/hour + incentives + Unlimited bonuses based on performai
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Asian students feel j
effects of market crash
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Hong said graduate students, such
as himself, are not having as much
trouble because they receive money
from the university.
Romin Lay, a freshman industrial
engineering major from Ugung
Pandong, Indonesia, said the record
low of 12,000 Indonesian rupiah to
the dollar made it difficult for his fam
ily to pay his university bill.
Wednesday, the Malaysian ringgit
was at 4.2055 to the dollar, the South
Korean won was at 1,625 to die dollar;
and the Japanese yen was at 128.47 to
the dollar. The rupiah hit 11,500 to the
dollar later in the day.
However, the largest effect state
side has been to students’ pocket
Kee-Yong San, a senior architec
ture major from Malaysia, said he
does not have extra money to spend.
“We have to spend wisely,” San
Because of this, a lot of Asian stu
dents are seeking permission to get
jobs, Hong, a graduate student in
Hong knew one student who had
to go back to Korea because be simply
couldn’t afford to stay.
And, Hong said, only three stu
dents came this semester from Korea,
I hope (the J
university) can do a
couple of things to
Judy Wendorff -
student adviser . 1
compared to an average of 10 students
a semester in the past.
Wendorff said numbers of interna
tional students were down this semes
ter, but exact numbers have not been
Hong and the presidents of the
Malaysian and Indonesian student
organizations visited Wendorff
Wednesday afternoon and pleaded for
financial help, Wendorff said.
“That’s pretty impressive,”
Wendorff said of the meeting. “I don’t
think that's ever happened in my 20
The students offered to do any- | ]
thing to get financial help, Wendorff
“I hope (die university) can do a
couple of things to help out”
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