Monthly Archive: November 2013

Recent UNL grad has passion for stand-up comedy 0

Recent UNL grad has passion for stand-up comedy

Story by Maggy Lehmicke, NewsNetNebraska Before Adrien Baumann even entered the coffee shop, it was clear that he had a passion for comedy. “I may randomly give somebody a bunch of purple potatoes during...

UNL’s chancellor resets the clock on university’s 30k enrollment goal 0

UNL’s chancellor resets the clock on university’s 30k enrollment goal

Story by Brianna Foster, NewsNetNebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman gives the 2013 State of the University Address on Sept. 17. Photo credit: UNL Newsroom. In his 2011 State of the University address, University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

UNL rethinks lofty enrollment goals 0

UNL rethinks lofty enrollment goals

On Thursday, UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced he would push back his deadline to hike the university’s enrollment by 5,000 students. Chancellor Perlman has re-adjusted his enrollment timetable from 2017 to 2020. NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea...

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules 0

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Only one person stepped forward to testify Thursday on a proposed revision to Nebraska’s good-time rules for prisoners. The Department of Correctional Services held a public hearing at the...

Starter for UNL basketball team suspended 0

Starter for UNL basketball team suspended

Story by: Meghin Williams, NewsNetNebraska Suspensions Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday that senior guard Ray Gallegos has been suspended two games.  Miles said Gallegos violated team rules, and the length of...

Lincoln gas prices fall below $3 a gallon 0

Lincoln gas prices fall below $3 a gallon

Story and photos by T.J. Henning, NewsNetNebraska. For the first time since November of 2010, Lincoln gas prices have fallen below the $3 a gallon mark according to the Nebraska Energy Office website. On...

Blockbuster Video to close last three Lincoln stores 0

Blockbuster Video to close last three Lincoln stores

Story and photos by Kassi Nelson, NewsNetNebraska Within the next couple of months Blockbuster Video membership cards are going to be forced into retirement. Wednesday, Blockbuster announced it will close remaining stores. Wednesday, the...

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Nebraska veterans home controversy flairs

Central Nebraska is a little hard wired after Governor Dave Heineman and his appointed group of three announced this month that Kearney is where the new Nebraska Veterans home will be built. That’s hard...

UNL student’s PickIt app takes off in Lincoln 0

UNL student’s PickIt app takes off in Lincoln

Question: What new app is bringing together a Lincoln sandwich shop, a ministry, and a college student? NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea Eaton looked into the app designed to help all three.