Monthly Archive: April 2013

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The Newman Center closes its doors

By Elisabeth Loeck, NewsNetNebraska After more than 50 years on campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the final services were held Easter weekend at the Newman Center. “It’s definitely bittersweet since I feel like...

Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class 0

Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska View the story “Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class” on Storify

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Huskers spring game crowd spills into Weatherfest

A family-oriented weather day at Lincoln, Neb., got interest from football fans going the Nebraska Cornhusker’s Spring Game, making it the best attended day since it started in 1999, with 3,000 people, said Ken Dewey, professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s School of Natural Resources.

Attorney General: Fake checks cause real scam 0

Attorney General: Fake checks cause real scam

By Lindsey Berning, NewsNetNebraska Victimes of the scam received this letter, supposedly from Publisher’s Clearing House, claiming they had won. Hundreds of people across the country thought they won big bucks a couple weeks...

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New app developed for bus riders

  By Kayah Gausman, NewsNetNebraska Late for class? Need the bus? Nowhere to park? Can’t afford another parking ticket? There’s an app for that. “I think it’s exactly what students need,” Dan Carpenter, Director...

Wings of swallows shrink to avoid death by vehicles, study shows 0

Wings of swallows shrink to avoid death by vehicles, study shows

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska Thirty years ago, Mary Brown, started to research birds in Nebraska with a seemingly simple question: why do animals live in groups? “We chose cliff swallows because we knew they...