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Chancellor Opens His Door to Concerns in Budget Crisis

During his four-year tenure at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, some say Chancellor James Moeser acted like the top dog -- a pedigree breed butting heads with the pups of faculty and staff.He wielded a majority of the decision-making powers, most notably in a controversial decision to shuffle funding allocations, an occasion when some say he muzzled disgruntled faculty members who felt the effects of minimized funds.Miles Bryant, president of the Academic Senate at UN-L, said conflict arose because faculty members felt their voices in the matter were stifled.

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Forum Explores Ways to End Campus Racism

Students left behind their pickets and bullhorns Tuesday night for an intimate discussion with Provost Robert Shelton about ways to eliminate mistreatment of minorities on campus.Senior Melanie Taylor and junior Kristi Booker, spokeswomen for the On the Wake of Emancipation Campaign, headed up the event, which drew more than 50 students and faculty members.

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Guest Teacher, Author Enlightens Students

The enlightening words of internationally renowned spiritual teacher and author Andrew Cohen filled the ears of more than 170 community members and students Tuesday in Venable Hall.Cohen, author of "Embracing Heaven and Earth" and the founder of "What Is Enlightenment?" magazine, spoke about his personal views of enlightenment and the ways to obtain such a state. Brad Rolen, president of UNC's Self Knowledge Symposium, which sponsored the event, said the purpose of their group is to give students an outlet to voice ideas and concerns about the meaning of life.

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Volunteers Set for Day Of Service

High hopes for a large turnout abound as a group of students gear up for this weekend's second annual Project UNC.Project UNC, the student-led service event designed to increase campus involvement in community outreach projects, will kick off festivities at 9 a.m. Saturday in Polk Place, or in Gerrard Hall if weather does not permit. Sophomore Elizabeth Gottschalk, assistant coordinator for the project, said this year's event will give students the chance to help others in the community.

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Tour Pushes Awareness of U.S.-Iraq Sanctions

Speakers devoted to ending U.S. sanctions and bombings against Iraq sponsored a panel discussion Tuesday for an audience of more than 15 students and community members.The speakers are traveling as part of the "Remembering Omran" bus tour, which is circling the country to raise awareness about Iraq's state since the Gulf War in 1990-91.

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`Mini-Medical School' Explains Asthma

The first session of UNC's Mini-Medical School Lecture Series was a breath of fresh air to the packed auditorium at the Friday Center on Tuesday. The lecture, "Breathing Not So Freely," is the first in a series of five, which are open to the general public. Other lecture topics include digestion, fetal therapy, genomics and cancer."The purpose of this occasion is to share information that we think is valuable to our community," said Dr.

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Few Meet Deadline To Run for Congress

More than half of Student Congress' 37 seats will have no candidate names attached to them on the Feb. 13 ballot, with only 14 candidates turning in the required 10 petition signatures to the Board of Elections by Tuesday afternoon.Though the candidates handed over their petitions Tuesday, they will not officially be assured a place on the ballot until Thursday or Friday.Jeremy Tuchmayer, chairman of the Board of Elections, said these 14 candidates are battling for 11 seats.Tuchmayer said the candidate with the highest number of votes wins the election.

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SBP Candidates Explore Campus Safety Problems

After recent sexual assaults in the area and indecent exposure incidents in Davis Library last semester, student body president candidates shed personal light on campus safety and seek to meet students' demands for some improvements.Though the majority of the race's 10 candidates said the campus is relatively safe, all stressed that improvements could be made in some safety practices -- a sentiment that is echoed by Derek Poarch, director of the Department of Public Safety. "I would say that campus is a safe place," he said.

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