Monthly Archive: December 2014

Staff profile: Veronica Vanderbeek 0

Staff profile: Veronica Vanderbeek

Tens of thousands of people were killed last year in Sudan, yet this is where Veronica Vanderbeek wants to start her career. “If I die, I die,” Vanderbeek said. “But I think it’s important...

Staff profile: Ryan Swanigan 0

Staff profile: Ryan Swanigan

Sneakers squeal across Papillion Lavista High’s gymnasium floor as their owners dribble toward the net.  The cheerleaders began to chant and stomp their feet. “Albers drives the basket, throws it up, a basket and...

Staff profile: Whitney Dawn Carlson 0

Staff profile: Whitney Dawn Carlson

Sitting at the dinner table in Volga, South Dakota, awaiting her mother’s home-cooked meal, Whitney Carlson imagines herself half a world away, chowing down on Spanish seafood paella prepared with fresh mariscos caught in the Mediterranean...

Staff profile: Jaci John 0

Staff profile: Jaci John

As the lead official performs the jump ball to begin the women’s basketball game in the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Jaci John looks on intensely as she adjusts the settings of her digital camera. A...

Staff profile: Michael Shoro 0

Staff profile: Michael Shoro

Michael Shoro is a worrier, but should he be? Halloween night, at Branched Oak Lake with four friends, the Elk Grove Village, Illinois, native griped about his lack of an internship. He couldn’t stop being concerned to...

Staff profile: Eric Bertrand 0

Staff profile: Eric Bertrand

When Eric Michael Bertrand left home for a college 1,500 miles away in August 2012, he thought he’d return a sports journalist. Two and a half years later, Bertrand will come back with a...

Staff profile: Rhett Muller 0

Staff profile: Rhett Muller

Most college seniors are lucky to receive a job right out of college, Rhett Muller made his own. Situated in the heart of O Street, between a Walgreens and a Scooter’s and numerous Nebraska...

Staff profile: Annie Bohling 0

Staff profile: Annie Bohling

Annie Bohling is pretty handy with a paper and pen, but her true passions lie with a whisk and a spatula. From a young age, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism major loved to bake,...

Staff profile: Jillian Humphries 0

Staff profile: Jillian Humphries

Jillian Humphries is a proud and confident woman from Benson, Nebraska, a diverse and working class neighborhood in north Omaha that has a reputation of being a bit rough around the edges. However, the...