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^ A perfect 10?
1 Not exactly, but both Nebraska gymnastics teams
J defeated Oklahoma Friday night at the Bob
M Devaney Sports Center. PAGE 10
Portraits of the artists
The Haydon Gallery offered its walls to the support
of another art form this weekend: jazz. Pictures of
jazz musicians hang through February. PAGE 12
February 8, 1999
Too Good to be True
Sunny and warm, high 60. Cloudy tonight, low 30.
VOL. 98 COVERING THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN SINCE 1901 NO. 96
Toeing the line
OKLAHOMA’S ALICIA EMANUEL takes off from the starting blocks in the 4x400 meter relay Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports
Center. About 865 athletes competed in the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Please see pages 8 and
9 for more coverage.
By Lindsay Young
More American Indian remains were found in 109
Bessey Hall on Friday morning after the room was supposed
to have been cleared of all such remains last April,
Anthropology Department Chairman Robert Hitchcock said.
It was the second time in a little more than a year that
.American Indian remains had been found in the room.
Tribal representatives have alleged that those remains
had been stored and studied there illegally by a University of
Nebraska-Lincoln anthropology associate professor.
That professor, Karl Reinhard, along with Hitchcock,
professor Peter Bleed and researcher Berkley Bailey, joined a
member of the University Police on Friday to formally clear
the room of teaching materials.
Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Michael Steinman was
The group was preparing to seal the room so it could be
blessed by American Indian spiritual leaders.
When contacted by the Daily Nebraskan on Sunday
evening, Reinhard would not comment.
Randy Thomas, a representative of Grassroots NAG
PRA, a group that works to protect American Indian rights,
was at Bessey Hall on Friday.
Please see BONES on 3
ASUN parties set
for spring elections
■ 1 he Voice androcus
parties’ candidates are
registered and prepared
to tackle campaigns for
the March 3 vote.
By Kim Sweet
With elections less than a month
away, the ballot is set for students to
Focus and Voice their opinions.
During the March 3 elections,
candidates for executive positions,
senate seats and various colleges’
advisory board seats will be judged
along with three constitutional
By Wednesday’s filing deadline,
six candidates affiliated with the
student election groups Focus and
Voice turned in the appropriate
forms to run for president or first or
second vice president.
Paul Schreier, a senior computer
engineering major, and Jon England,
a junior business administration
major, make up the top of the slate
Andy Schuerman, a junior man
agement major, and Rachelle
Winkle, a senior music and commu
nications major, will be running for
the top seats for Voice.
Trisha Meuret, a junior broad
casting major, is the Focus candidate
for second vice president; and
Vernon Miller, a business education
and business administration major,
is the Voice candidate for the spot.
Forty-seven senatorial candi
dates turned in applications aligning
themselves with the two student
Along with the candidates affili
ated with Focus and Voice, a handful
of independent candidates emerged
for both the senatorial and the presi
Turning their filing forms in
Wednesday afternoon, junior bio
chemistry majors Travis Dittmer
and Russell Miller applied to run as
independent candidates for the exec
But on Thursday, the ASUN
Please see ASUN on 2
true at benefit
Senior staff writer
Gluttony prevailed over guilt at
Sunday night's Chocolate Lover’s
Fantasy as chocolate-craving commu
nity members chowed down on sweet
More than 500 chocophiles attend
ed the 13 th annual event at the Holiday
Inn Downtown, Ninth and P streets,
which benefited the
HistoricHaymarket and the Nebraska
A portion of ticket sales and live
and silent auction proceeds will be
used to send a Nebraska Special
Olympics athlete to the International
“It’s a delightful evening for choco
late lovers,” said Su Eells, co-chair
woman of the planning committee for
Please see CHOCOLATE on 2
THE LINCOLN POLICE DEPARTMENT wins the award for most creative use of
chocolate at the Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy Sunday night at the Holiday Inn.
The Lincoln Police Department’s display included chocolate handcuffs,
badges and nightsticks.
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