The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, February 06, 1998, Page 3, Image 3

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    Sessions help
UNL’s Asians
obtain jobs
From Staff Reports
Asian students facing
financial difficulties can
attend sessions sponsored by
the Office of International
Affairs during the next week
to help them find jobs.
Association of Students
of the University of
Nebraska Senator Kara
Slaughter said Asian stu
dents could receive assis
tance completing off-cam
pus work permits at the ses
The University of
Nebraska-Lincoln will pay
the $70 fee required to sub
mit the form, and Judy
Wendorff, international
affairs student adviser, will
be available to answer ques
Slaughter said students
from Japan, Taiwan,
Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea,
the Philippines and Thailand
were eligible to receive
assistance at the workshops,
which will be held today at 4
p.m. and Tuesday at 7 p.m. in
the Office of International
A Columbus, Miss., man
reported that his wallet was stolen
by the escort service he had called
in search of prostitutes.
Henry Poole, 57, called
Confidentially Yours in Lincoln
looking for sex early Thursday
morning. The escort service
explained that it does not provide
sex, but Poole still made an
appointment, Lincoln Police Sgt.
Ann Heermann said.
When two women arrived at the
Imperial Inn, where Poole was stay
ing, he propositioned them for sex.
The women refused, collected a
$20 fee for canceling the appoint
ment and left.
Later Poole realized his wallet
was missing and called police.
After relating his story to the
authorities, Poole was arrested for
soliciting sex.
Teen arrested for threats
A Lincoln teen-ager was arrest
ed for making threats to kill some
one who had borrowed her compact
disc player.
The girl tried Wednesday to
reclaim a portable CD player she
had lent to an acquaintance by wav
ing a knife in his face.
After the girl picked up the CD
player from the his car, the man and
his friend began making derogatory
comments toward her, Heermann
The girl s mother then began to
pound on the car and yell at die bor
Then the girl produced a fold
ing knife. She reached inside the
car, slashed the knife around and
threatened to kill them all.
Both mother and daughter were
cited for making terroristic threats,
and the daughter was arrested.
Compiled by Senior Reporter
Josh Funk
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Job fair creates contacts for career chasers
Staff Reporter
The Nebraska Union and the Wick
Alumni Center were booming with
activity Thursday as students and alum
ni wove their way through tables, dis
plays and literature on hand.
More than 75 companies from
Nebraska and across die nation took
part in the 1998 Engineering and
Technology Career Fair to find interns
and full-time employees.
Cliff Pemble, Software Engineering
Manager for Garmin International, said
he was seeking engineers for the com
pany Is design department
“We like to be connected with the
colleges and universities,” Pemble said.
“We are looking for someone who has a
desire to live and work in the Midwest
and is interested in products and product
Brad Blum, a UNL graduate, repre
sented Hormel Foods. Blum is in the
Industrial Engineering Department and
said the company wanted to recruit fora
variety of positions.
.Justin Speichinger, a sophomore
mechanical engineering major, said he
hopes to find a summer internship
through the career fair and learn about
the companies.
Joyce Wade, representative for
IBM, said the company always gets a
good response from UNL students.
“We were also here in the fall,”
Wade said. ‘Ten students have accepted
full-time employmenfwith us.”
IBM has received a number of
interns from UNL, she said. The busi
ness attracts students by informing them
of the opportunities available at IBM,
which recruits for its offices across the
“It is a very successful and prof
itable day for us.”
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