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WOMEN from page 1
The 19& amendment guarantee
2 ing universal suffrage became part of
the Constitution three years later -
only 78 years ago.
; Since then, Bataillon said, organi
t zational and government managers
cj have learned the value of structuring a
leadership team using a female and
“If you have a totally male view,
then you only have half the picture,”
Nebraska presently has this type
of coed team leading the state, with
Gov. Ben Nelson and Lt. Gov. Kim
Robak at toe helm.
In addition, 13 of Nebraska’s 49
state senators are women.
According to research by the
Center for the American Woman and
Politics at Rutgers University in New
Jersey, Nebraska ranks 13th nationally
for the number of women representa
tives at the state level
The report found that women tend
to be Democrats, while men tend to be
Republicans, especially those aged
But Hahn said women tend to vote
as individuals, with varied beliefs
guiding their party affiliation.
She also said values central to
women prompt their involvement
Bataillon said women make vot
ing decisions according to the areas
affecting their lives most - such as
,• health and child care, and education.
She said women’s involvement at
all levels of government is key to find
ing solutions for bettering society.
Hahn said becoming an individ
ual and working toward set goals as a
leader can be harder for women, even
though they have been successful.
“When you look out there and see
these women, you realize they’re run
t ning society,” she said
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UPC given eli
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By Jessica Fargen
A compromise between student government
and the University Program Council approved
Wednesday night gives back to UPC most of the
control in selecting its executive board.
The bylaw change creates a Recruitment and
Selection Committee made up of four outgoing
UPC executive board members not seeking a future
in UPC. Two at-large students also will be on the
The change stems from a dispute in the
Association of Students of the University of
Nebraska at its Oct 14 meeting, when UPC asked
for control in selecting its executive board, which
has been shared by the two groups since 1994.
Engineering and Technology Senator Paul
Schreier said the compromise, which attempts to
balance representation between UPC and ASUN,
came about as a result of his discussions with Vice
Chancellor for Student Affairs James Griesen and
UPC President Jamie Gaffney.
“They are happy because it is their own group,”
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Schreier said. “But it also allows students at large to
take part in UPC, but not be in a position to make
Schreier said he had “full trust” that UPC
would implement the change.
Gaffney said she was happy with die guidelines
for the selection committee, which will be added to
UPC’s constitution in the next few months.
“We totally support it, and we think it will be a
good thing for UPC,” Gaffney said. “We will have
people on the selection committee that know what
UPC is about”
The change also lists several requirements of
the selection committee when choosing the execu
tive board, including creation of a goal statement
and criteria for executive board members. A major
ity vote (four or more) will grant appointment of a
Next week the shared UPC-ASUN committee
will choose the 1999 executive board. Then, the
first new selection committee will be chosen in the
model of exposition
FAIR from page 1 ,
“Ntost people had no idea that such a huge expo
sition occurred in Nebraska,” he said “People fiom
all over the world came here. It goes to show that any
thing can happen”
Janousek felt a responsibility to bring the exposi
tion to UNL,
“We wanted to display an example of architec
ture fiom that era,” he said Because die only visual
record of the buildings are photographs, the model
provides a more relative example, he said
The exhibit has been displayed throughout
Lincoln and Omaha, including the Joslyn Art
Museum in Omaha and the State Capitol. After the
display at UNL, the model will be exhibited at the
Council Blufls, Iowa, public library.
Geri Wesley, an assistant to the dean of UNL’s
College of Architecture, said die exhibit has attracted
a good turnout She said most people are amazed that
Omaha was host to such a large event
The model can be viewed in 202 Architecture
Hall through Friday fiom 7:30 am to 5 pm
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