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One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims 0

One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Brian Robertson was just two football fields away when the first explosion went off at 2:49 p.m. “There was this smoke and a very loud sound,” Robertson said, “like one...

Walk at Lunch Day gets people outside, active 0

Walk at Lunch Day gets people outside, active

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Hundreds of students and staff filled University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus sidewalks Wednesday as part of the second annual National Walk at Lunch Day, a benefit for Nebraska recreational trails. Blue Cross...

Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class 0

Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska View the story “Sociologist, CNN blogger discusses singles’ growing role in black middle class” on Storify

UNL students’ bracket bruised, not broken 0

UNL students’ bracket bruised, not broken

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska So which team does the slipper fit this year? LaSalle? Wichita State? Or how about FGCU? And how does anyone pick Cinderella in an NCAA tournament pool? “A bank teller actually...

Nobel Laureate: Change in Iran must come from within 0

Nobel Laureate: Change in Iran must come from within

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Human rights activist Shirin Ebadi sees change as a good thing. “I’m sure that democracy will come to Iran,” said Ebadi, the first Iranian and Muslim woman awarded the Nobel...

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Selection of new pope interests catholics at UNL

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska As the papal conclave gathers to elect a new Bishop of Rome, students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reflect when Pope Benedict XVI was elected. Senior industrial engineering major Mike Mumaugh...