Monthly Archive: November 2013

Huskers Fall 38-17 to Hawkeyes on Senior Day 0

Huskers Fall 38-17 to Hawkeyes on Senior Day

The Husker football team was at home Friday defending their Hero’s Trophy from Big Ten rival Iowa. NewsNetNebraska’s T.J. Henning has more.

State Pen cemetery a place of unique history 2

State Pen cemetery a place of unique history

By Mary Rezac, Nebraska News Service LIINCOLN–On a hill on the southwest edge of Lincoln, visible from the Jamaica North Trail, sits a little known piece of Nebraska history. White crosses and markers dot...

Speech, drama coaches fear new rule’s possible chilling effect 0

Speech, drama coaches fear new rule’s possible chilling effect

Story and photos by Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN- Matty Merritt knew she was taking a risk when she chose her humorous interpretation script last year. Merritt, then a junior at Lincoln Southwest...

UNL researchers examine the “objectifying gaze” 0

UNL researchers examine the “objectifying gaze”

Story and photos by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska For decades, women complained of men staring at their chests. As it turns out, they were right. A new study by UNL researchers used eye-tracking devices to...

UNL chancellor condemns racial slurs: “These are not our values.” 0

UNL chancellor condemns racial slurs: “These are not our values.”

Story and video by Veronica Grizzle, and Kayla Van Wie, NewsNetNebraska In the past week, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community experienced two racially charged episodes. Thursday, UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman condemned those actions in...

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 0

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A record 1,728 high school students from across Nebraska came to Lincoln today to celebrate UNL’s 24th annual Math Day. NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff reports.

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam 0

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam

A scam to convince you to reveal your bank card account number has been popping up in Lincoln and Omaha this week. Through a text message, consumers are prompted to call a number and...

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist 0

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist

  Story and photos by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska A Nebraska man who believed his artwork had the power to heal people is┬áthe subject of a new NET documentary. Emery Blagdon, who lived from 1907-1986,...

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Unknown circumstances surround Lincoln homeless man’s death

Lincoln police continue to investigate still-unknown circumstances surrounding the trauma related death of homeless resident George Ike. Ike was found severely injured last Saturday. He died that night at a Lincoln hospital. NewsNetNebraska reporter...

UNL drone journalism lab grounded by FAA 0

UNL drone journalism lab grounded by FAA

Video story by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska The UNL Drone Journalism Lab has been partially grounded due to new Federal Aviation Administration restrictions. NewsNetNebraska reporter Heather Haskins has the story.