Monthly Archive: March 2013

Advocate talks about life with two moms 0

Advocate talks about life with two moms

View the story “UPC presents Zach Wahls, an example that being raised by two lesbians won’t result in an struggling adult” on Storify

Speaker: Life experiences, not race, create health disparities 0

Speaker: Life experiences, not race, create health disparities

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska White people outlive and have better overall health than African Americans … at least that’s what the research shows at face value, a speaker said Wednesday afternoon. According to James...

UNL students’ bracket bruised, not broken 0

UNL students’ bracket bruised, not broken

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska So which team does the slipper fit this year? LaSalle? Wichita State? Or how about FGCU? And how does anyone pick Cinderella in an NCAA tournament pool? “A bank teller actually...

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee 0

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Jill Lisky-Clark, representing Lincoln’s business community, said people should be judged strictly on performance and not sexual orientation. “Discrimination based on sexual identity is an economic development issue,” she said.  “The...

Gun bills trigger passionate testimony 0

Gun bills trigger passionate testimony

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska A series of bills concerning gun rights drew support from most testifiers and opposition from Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers last week at the Nebraska Legislature. The Judiciary Committee heard testimony...

Cooking classes offer new food experiences 0

Cooking classes offer new food experiences

By Elisabeth Loeck, NewsNetNebraska When it comes to college food, most students will be eating burgers, pizza and ramen noodles. But on Tuesday night, some UNL students dined on roasted pears with butter and...