Monthly Archive: January 2017

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UNL student discovers passion for satire

Nick Kuklinski first got into satire with the popular animated television show “South Park,” specifically with the episode “Guitar Qweer-O,” which parodied the music video game craze. Although he only watched it for entertainment,...

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New Yorker finds home in Nebraska

Lee Marion moved frequently as a kid. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Marion, a broadcasting and journalism major, lived in the Caribbean Islands and Oklahoma City before moving to Omaha before his freshman year...

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CoJMC student dreams of editing young adult novels

You can call Nicole Eisenbraun a book nerd; that’s what she calls herself. She loves books. She dreams of living in New York City and editing young adult fiction at Penguin Teen. The urban...

UNL student calm in the classroom, frenzied in the front row 0

UNL student calm in the classroom, frenzied in the front row

That publishing internship in Illinois? Maybe. Championing women’s rights in Lincoln? A noble cause. Cali? The Big Apple? Not off limits. Truthfully, the only thing Omaha native Anna Dubas knows for sure about her...

Small town student finds passion in social justice reform 0

Small town student finds passion in social justice reform

In the one-stoplight town of Wilber, Nebraska, Louie Broz realized his political views were different from the other 31 kids in his class. “I come from a really conservative town,” he said. “I was...

Student leaves Malaysia to become an international broadcaster 0

Student leaves Malaysia to become an international broadcaster

Natasya Ong traveled 9,000 miles away from home and left friends and family to pursue her dreams of becoming an international reporter. “I wasn’t fulfilled studying at home,” said the native of Kuala Lumpur,...