Monthly Archive: February 2011

Tiger Rock works to build self-esteem, prevent bullying 1

Tiger Rock works to build self-esteem, prevent bullying

Martial arts academy uses positive re-enforcement to help overcome challenges. NewsNetNebraska Doug Burger reports.

Carrying concealed on campus 0

Carrying concealed on campus

Debate over a bill that would allow educators to carry concealed weapons on campus is still looming in Nebraska. NewsNetNebraska reporter Jeff Packer learned that hasn’t stopped people from weighing in on the controversial legislation.

“Ban the Box” legislation proposed 0

“Ban the Box” legislation proposed

In this NewsNetNebraska podcast, Danielle Kaster interviews Justin Tolston about Nebraska’s “Ban the Box” legislation.

Podcast on Nebraska’s unemployment rate 0

Podcast on Nebraska’s unemployment rate

In this NewsNetNebraska podcast, Kat Ladwig interviews Nebraska Commissioner of Labor Cathy Lang about the state’s unemployment rate.

UNL Newman Center Planning Expansion 0

UNL Newman Center Planning Expansion

Story and photos by Kim Eiten, News Net Nebraska Students fill UNL Newman Center’s chapel for Sunday Mass. There are more than 6,000 Catholic students on campus. The Newman Center may be the cornerstone...

Nebraska Proposes Law to Halt Spread of Zebra Mussels 0

Nebraska Proposes Law to Halt Spread of Zebra Mussels

A zebra mussel infestation at Zorinsky Lake continues to distress Nebraska environmental agencies, but new legislation may prevent this pesky species from invading other Nebraska water sources. Nebraska agencies closed and drained about 20 feet of water from Zorinsky Lake to expose the zebra mussels to cold air in hopes they will die. The agencies also will begin testing the lake weekly to monitor the infestation.

Megan Brincks: News Editorial Student 0

Megan Brincks: News Editorial Student

Photo and story by Mariah Hutchinson, NewsNetNebraska. Megan Brincks has had a passion for writing since she can remember. “I have always loved to write; it’s what I want to do for a living,”...

Kat Ladwig: A Journalistic Journey 0

Kat Ladwig: A Journalistic Journey

Photo by Dylan Guenther From an early age, Kat Ladwig knew that she had a knack for writing and editing. Kat, a 22-year-old senior news editorial major, was asked by her father to listen...

Dylan Guenther: BMX to journalism 0

Dylan Guenther: BMX to journalism

Story and Photo by Kat Ladwig At age 3, Dylan Guenther taught his older sister to ride a bike without training wheels. Six years later, he was performing BMX tricks. Guenther, a senior news-editorial...