Author: Haley Whisennand

Lincoln’s growing bicycle community leads to road updates 0

Lincoln’s growing bicycle community leads to road updates

Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Let’s face it. Every year more people ride their bicycles to work. According to the 2012 American Community Survey, bicycle commuting in the United States has increased...

Ivana Jackson: alumna extraordinaire 0

Ivana Jackson: alumna extraordinaire

Story by Brianna Foster, Heather Haskins and Casey Sill, Photos by Meghin Williams, NewsNetNebraska Ivana Jackson is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Shortly after graduating from UNL, Jackson was the creator...

CoJMC alumna shares experience with students 0

CoJMC alumna shares experience with students

Ivana Jackson, a graduate of UNL’s journalism college, visited Lincoln Monday to provide students some tips before they graduated. Story by TJ Henning, Kassi Nelson and Megan Conway, Photos by Meghin Williams, Video by...

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....

Benson zombie walk reanimates Nebraska Halloween spirits 0

Benson zombie walk reanimates Nebraska Halloween spirits

Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Moans and groans could be heard inside Burke’s Pub as groups of bodies gathered outside their doors Saturday. The intersection of Maple Street and Military Avenue in...

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity 0

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity

The second annual Best of the Midwest Championships brought both local and national racers to Abbott Motocross Park in Lincoln, Neb. NewsNetNebraska reporter Haley Whisennand followed up on the eastern Nebraska season closer. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgE3Ccl4UaY[/youtube]

Nebraska residents dig out from October tornado strikes 0

Nebraska residents dig out from October tornado strikes

Shari Heidtbrink inspects the damage to her barn outside of Bennett, Neb., after Thursday night’s severe weather. Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska As torrential rain and winds whipped through Bennett, Neb., Shari...

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S. 1

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S.

Story and graphics by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Mike Smith remembers skating down the streets of Lincoln during his lunch hour. He wasn’t going to lunch, though. Strapped to his shoulders hung a backpack filled...