Author: Michelle Hassler

Recent UNL grad has passion for stand-up comedy 0

Recent UNL grad has passion for stand-up comedy

Story by Maggy Lehmicke, NewsNetNebraska Before Adrien Baumann even entered the coffee shop, it was clear that he had a passion for comedy. “I may randomly give somebody a bunch of purple potatoes during...

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered 0

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered

Story and photos by Morgan Spiehs, for NewsNetNebraska After coming into the store regularly, the customer finally questioned Wes. “I could tell for a while he had been trying to figure me out,” Wes...

Backyard wrestlers share passion for hobby 0

Backyard wrestlers share passion for hobby

Video story by Ross Benes, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska Organized Wrestling (N.O.W.) is a backyard wrestling organization in Lincoln. Members wrestle every Sunday, rain or shine, at a home on South 48th Street. You can follow N.O.W....

Panelists: family dysfunction, lack of mental health care contribute to gun violence 2

Panelists: family dysfunction, lack of mental health care contribute to gun violence

Gun violence was the topic of a March 5 forum held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The discussion also played out on social media. Here are the tweets that used the #unlpointblank hashtag.

Bill would help families manage online accounts of dead relatives 0

Bill would help families manage online accounts of dead relatives

By Bethany Knipp, Nebraska News Service Nebraska lawmakers are considering legislation to help make dead people’s online information more accessible to their close friends or family members. LB37 would allow a personal representative of...

Bill would divest state funds from Iran 0

Bill would divest state funds from Iran

By Joseph Moore, Nebraska News Service      State funds invested in companies with ties to Iran’s oil and military sectors would be pulled out under a bill introduced by Sen. Bill Avery of Lincoln....