Monthly Archive: May 2013

Staff profile: Alexander Hall 0

Staff profile: Alexander Hall

Story and photos by Chris Peters, NewsNetNebraska Alexander Hall was bred to kill. He was trained as a member of a Special Forces team in the Air Force. His job was to eliminate threats...

One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims 0

One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Brian Robertson was just two football fields away when the first explosion went off at 2:49 p.m. “There was this smoke and a very loud sound,” Robertson said, “like one...

UNL students accept dual role of student and officer trainee 0

UNL students accept dual role of student and officer trainee

By Ryan Pritchard, NewsNetNebraska Going to college is tough for almost all new freshman, but some decide to make it even harder. Think 8:30 class is early? Try 5:45 a.m. Every day at that...

Nebraska organizations debate fracking rules and regulations 0

Nebraska organizations debate fracking rules and regulations

Frackfocus.org has two fracking wells in Nebraska, both in the panhandle. By Kim Buckley, NewsNetNebraska Many people think of Texas when they think of oil and gas. Not Nebraska. But every day, wells in...

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual 0

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Theresa Catalano, a professor and linguistics researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has three daughters and one son. Like any good researcher, she found an opportunity to do a personal...