Author: Maricia Guzman

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual 0

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Theresa Catalano, a professor and linguistics researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has three daughters and one son. Like any good researcher, she found an opportunity to do a personal...

Speaker: Life experiences, not race, create health disparities 0

Speaker: Life experiences, not race, create health disparities

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska White people outlive and have better overall health than African Americans … at least that’s what the research shows at face value, a speaker said Wednesday afternoon. According to James...

In search of ‘thinspiration’, young girls turning to Twitter for eating disorder info 0

In search of ‘thinspiration’, young girls turning to Twitter for eating disorder info

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Jamie Mullen sat in her family’s computer room in the basement of her Colorado home. The soft glow of her computer screen illuminated her face as she sat alone scrolling...

Emergency contraceptive use up among younger American women 0

Emergency contraceptive use up among younger American women

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Sharee Rusk was driving home from her boyfriend’s house when she saw she had a text from him. “I think you should get the Plan B pill.” At the time,...