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Clements for diversity
CLEMENTS from page 1
key to initiating real change on the
“Issues shouldn’t start at the
president’s desk,” she said.
A photo of Clements’ running
mate and roommates might be
the most simple representation of
her penchant for diversity.
* Kinyungu is a international
student from Kenya. And three of
Clements’ roommates hail from
Clements said these people
gave her the impetus to flatten
road blocks in student govern
ment that keep minority students
“We’re trying to break down
some barriers and obstacles,” she
Victim rights bill idle without law
MESNER from page 1
tion,” Dale Mesner said.
A few members of the
Mesner family, including Marsh
and Dale Mesner, and other vol
unteers also staged a march at
the Capitol on Friday before the
The^ volunteers carried signs
of famify members who were
not present but did support a
life sentence for Reeves.
Dale Mesner said the pur
pose of the rally was to support
Marsh said there had been
stories about the Lamm case,
but not much was known about
the Mesner family and their
fight for a life sentence for
"We decided this would be a
good place to get public support
for those who agreed with us,”
Officer hospitalized after
drunken (Inver hits car
A 19-year-old drunken driver
hit and seriously injured a Lincoln
police officer at 4 a.m. on Sunday.
Jeffrey R Baker, of Lincoln, hit
Officer Robert J. Smith’s squad car
at 27th and Fair streets.
Baker's Ford Ranger pickup
was southbound on 27th Street
and crossed the center line, hit
ting the police car head-on.
Police said alcohol was
involved in the crash.
Police said Smith suffered a
concussion, a broken left hand
and a head laceration.
He is listed in serious condi
tion at Bryan LGHWest.
Baker was given a citation for
negligent driving, and police are
awaiting blood test results to
determine how much alcohol was
in Baker’s system.
Baker was treated for a bump
on the head and released.
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Brandon Bliven, freshman architecture major, tries to camouflage himself against a brick
wail Friday. Bfiven and other students from UNL senior lecturer Michael Jame& Visual
Literacy II dass painted plastic overalls to match a background on East Campus.
Night brings taste of culture to union
MALAYSIA from pagel
“My dad wanted to culture
me, and I wanted to dance,” said
Lincoln-native Kamble, whose
father is from India.
Kamble, a Lincoln Pius X High
School grad, said the environment
of a predominantly white high
school made her feel special
because of her ancestry and danc
"I like to be different and have
a talent that I can use to help oth
ers understand by broadening
their horizons,” Kamble said. “It’s
Said Lian Tay. “We’re a part of
UNL and we hope to share our
uniqueness with the student
Intermixed in the festivities
were Chinese and Indian food,
served by members ofNUMSA.
The night also joined tradi
tional Chinese song and dance
with modem entertainment
“Malaysian Night is the oppor
tunity to get everyone together,”
Lian Thy said, "like a family.”
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Relay for Life
Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, 2001
6pm to 6am
UNL City Campus, Stadium Drive
Registration due March 30
These women told stories that changed
the way people thought and lived.
Originally sung in New York’s Cafe
Society, these revolutionary lyrics take
on a life of their own in this revealing
account of the song and the struggle it
“An exuberant novel about dreaming
big dreams and honoring black
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