Monthly Archive: November 2013

UNL student finds “Something Beautiful” with TedX talk 0

UNL student finds “Something Beautiful” with TedX talk

A former Lincoln Southwest student experienced quite the turn of events two years ago when she took on the new hobby of slam poetry. NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea Eaton looks into Sarah Hove’s wild journey that...

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents 0

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents

A new study says child care is more expensive than the cost of college in 35 states. But that doesn’t make grappling with the cost of college any easier for most teenagers and their...

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security 1

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security

Monday night at UNL featured a panel discussion on privacy and security in light of Edward Snowden and the NSA. While Snowden’s documents revealed spying on citizens by the U.S. government, government officials claim the data collection necessary for national security.

Panel urges students to weigh in on privacy vs. security debate 0

Panel urges students to weigh in on privacy vs. security debate

Monday night at UNL featured a panel discussion on privacy and security in light of Edward Snowden and the NSA. While Snowden’s documents revealed spying on citizens by the U.S. government, government officials claim the data collection necessary for national security.

Issues: An in-depth look at topics in the news 0

Issues: An in-depth look at topics in the news

Our Issues page provides background and context on topics in the news. The links were curated by students in an Advanced Editing Class to help readers reach a better understanding of these issues. Privacy:...

Privacy: It’s a challenge for public figures 0

Privacy: It’s a challenge for public figures

Defining who is a public figure is crucial in today’s battle The New York Times reports: There’s great debate over who is a public figure and what kind of privacy rights such figures have....

Privacy: U.S. actions raise concerns 0

Privacy: U.S. actions raise concerns

NSA in the spotlight amid criticisms The Huffington Post reports: “Until this summer, people didn’t know anything about the NSA,” said Amy Zegart, co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford...

Privacy: The debate knows no borders 0

Privacy: The debate knows no borders

What the Edward Snowden leak saga taught us Forbes reports: Ten quick facts on what the NSA has been doing, who its targets are and what the Black Budget is. Get the full story...

Privacy vs. technology: The pros and cons 0

Privacy vs. technology: The pros and cons

Video game console spies on you in the living room NBC News reports: Microsoft’s next-gen video game console Xbox One has kicked up more privacy concerns. The Xbox Kinect, which is sold with the...

Privacy: Media split on proposed shield law 0

Privacy: Media split on proposed shield law

Newspaper association supports bill to protect journalists, sources USAToday reports: “As recent events have clearly demonstrated, it is essential to protect both the freedom of the press and our national security through a balanced...