Monthly Archive: October 2013

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?” 0

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?”

George Orwell’s iconic Big Brother may not be watching us, but recent revelations indicate the U.S. government’s National Security Agency is. Americans value privacy as a basic civil liberty, but like people everywhere, they...

UNL hosts international debate over government surveillance 0

UNL hosts international debate over government surveillance

Story and photos by Kassi Nelson, NewsNetNebraska U.S. Government surveillance has been a hot topic in the news this year after former National Security Administration analyst Edward Snowden revealed the U.S. government was eavesdropping...

Benson zombie walk reanimates Nebraska Halloween spirits 0

Benson zombie walk reanimates Nebraska Halloween spirits

Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Moans and groans could be heard inside Burke’s Pub as groups of bodies gathered outside their doors Saturday. The intersection of Maple Street and Military Avenue in...

UNL student turns fire into his hobby 0

UNL student turns fire into his hobby

Some people express themselves by dancing…but not many people incorporate fire into their dance routines. As NewsNetNebraska Haley Herzog shows us, UNL student Patrick Stayer, however, is not most people.

UNL student puts talents on multiple display 0

UNL student puts talents on multiple display

UNL is full of talented students… As NewsNetNebraska’s Claire Porter shows us, Drew Ritchie is no exception.

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year 0

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year

The Roca Berry Farm has been drawing visitors from southeast Nebraska for many years. The town of Roca may only have a population of 220 people, but on weekends in October there are many...

UNL blood drive underscores need for donors 0

UNL blood drive underscores need for donors

Saving a life is easier than people think. Just one person giving blood can save three lives. NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff reports on UNL’s homecoming blood drive.  

UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life 0

UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life

UNL accepted a large freshman class this year, raising first-year enrollment by 12.3 percent. It’s also raising the bar in different ways on campus. NewsNetNebraska’s Brianna Foster has more on the story.

Red Sox capitalize on Cardinals’ mistakes in Game 1 romp 0

Red Sox capitalize on Cardinals’ mistakes in Game 1 romp

The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals met at Fenway Park in Boston Wednesday night for Game 1 of the 2013 World Series. It’s the first meeting in the Fall Classic between the two clubs since the Red Sox swept the Cardinals in four games in 2004 to win their first World Series in 86 years.