Author: Emily Nitcher

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Staff contributor: Emily Nitcher

Emily Nitcher is a senior journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After graduating in May, Nitcher will be a summer intern at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. She has worked at the Daily Nebraskan and...

College costs: What people say about the price of college 0

College costs: What people say about the price of college

A generation hobbled by soaring college costs  The New York Times reports: “As an 18-year-old, it sounded like a good fit to me, and the school really sold it,” said 23-year-old Kelsey Griffith, a...

Humor, skepticism greet end of government shutdown 0

Humor, skepticism greet end of government shutdown

President Barack Obama signed the bill ending the 16-day government shutdown early Thursday morning. The political standoff ended minutes before the government’s ability to borrow money was set to expire. The American public took to Twitter to express frustration, humor and cynicism.