Monthly Archive: February 2013

Language, culture barriers between students and TAs

Language, culture barriers between students and TAs

By Elisabeth Loeck, NewsNetNebraska When Megan Pinches goes to her product development lab, she knows it will be a struggle. “The TA is Chinese, I think,” said Pinches, a senior food science major. “Her...

One Billion Rising fights to end violence

By Amanda Woita, NewsNetNebraska Minutes before noon on Valentine’s Day and out of nowhere the staff from the Women’s Center and others appeared in the middle of the Nebraska Union. With a projector and...

Fees add up, but where to they come from?

Fees add up, but where to they come from?

By Kayah Gausman, NewsNetNebraska Tony Falcone, director of the Cornhusker Marching Band, has to charge fees every semester. Fees for uniforms, shoes, and instruments are unavoidable. But when you add these fees up, they’re...

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Selection of new pope interests catholics at UNL

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska As the papal conclave gathers to elect a new Bishop of Rome, students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reflect when Pope Benedict XVI was elected. Senior industrial engineering major Mike Mumaugh...

School safety after Sandy Hook sparks local debate 0

School safety after Sandy Hook sparks local debate

By Lindsey Berning, NewsNetNebraska In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, Lincoln leaders are now debating bringing back police into schools. The Lincoln City Council and Lincoln Public Schools School Board...

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Staff profile: Bethany Schmidt

Story and photo by Katie Bane, NewsNetNebraska Bethany Schmidt has traveled to Brazil and India as part of a photojournalism project and has attended two different universities, 1,600 miles apart, all while figuring out...