Monthly Archive: September 2013

UNL lecturer addresses the GMO debate 0

UNL lecturer addresses the GMO debate

Sally Mackenzie, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who specializes in plant genetics, gave a Heuermann lecture about the controversy surrounding GMOs.

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WWII reenactor keeps history alive

Produced for NewsNetNebraska by Casey Sill. WWII reenactor Eric Krelle of Omaha wants to keep the history of the greatest generation alive by stepping back in time to portray his great uncle’s World War...

Keeping history in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket 0

Keeping history in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket

Photos and story by Meghin Williams, NewsNetNebraska The Pinnacle Bank Arena and new businesses surrounding it have some Haymarket shop owners wondering if it will be “out with the old and in with the new” for their...

Lincoln goes Blue Man for the weekend 0

Lincoln goes Blue Man for the weekend

Story and photos by Megan Conway, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska’s sea of red was invaded by blue Sunday when the Blue Man Group came to perform at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Lied Center. “I had no...

ACLU, gay and lesbian couples sue Nebraska 0

ACLU, gay and lesbian couples sue Nebraska

Three same sex couples sue for adoption and foster rights in the state of Nebraska. A 1995 policy prevents same-sex couples from obtaining foster parent licenses.

Husker hoops debut at Pinnacle Bank Arena 0

Husker hoops debut at Pinnacle Bank Arena

Story and Photos By T.J. Henning, NewsNetNebraska The opening day for most college sports teams is filled with excitement and anticipation. Coaches want players to work hard, have fun and avoid injuries. Almost all of...

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S. 1

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S.

Story and graphics by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Mike Smith remembers skating down the streets of Lincoln during his lunch hour. He wasn’t going to lunch, though. Strapped to his shoulders hung a backpack filled...

Buying local supports Lincoln 0

Buying local supports Lincoln

 Story and photographs by Kassi Nelson, NewsNetNebraska When UNL student Kate Kollars visits Bread & Cup, a favorite Haymarket restaurant of hers, she loves ordering the creamy Parmesan and chicken pesto house salad. “You can’t...

UNL stroll off competition promotes diversity, unity 0

UNL stroll off competition promotes diversity, unity

The members of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. competed in the stroll off competition. Story and photos by Brianna Foster, NewsNetNebraska Synchronized steps brought people of all backgrounds together this month at the University...

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McCoy- Mike Riley Oregon Victory SoundCite

Story by Barney McCoy, NewsNetNebraska Tommy Armstrong Jr. scored on a 34-yard quarterback draw with 2:29 left, the Nebraska defense held on Oregon’s final series and the Cornhuskers beat the No. 22 Ducks 35-32...