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How a fitness promise turned into an amateur strip tease (and $51) 1

How a fitness promise turned into an amateur strip tease (and $51)

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska Studying abroad is an opportunity to reach a variety of goals: master a foreign language, improve professional abilities. For one international student, one of those goals was to gain eleven...

Wings of swallows shrink to avoid death by vehicles, study shows 0

Wings of swallows shrink to avoid death by vehicles, study shows

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska Thirty years ago, Mary Brown, started to research birds in Nebraska with a seemingly simple question: why do animals live in groups? “We chose cliff swallows because we knew they...

Class requires volunteering at UNL 0

Class requires volunteering at UNL

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska All kinds of class at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln require books, calculators, even computers. But several require something most students will never see on a syllabus: Volunteering. “Our hope is...

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Exposure demystifies spiders for children

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska Creepy and dangerous. That is how many people would define spiders. “They scare me,” Janet Hamilton said while she wached her child petting a spider. Spiders have eight legs and...

Study: Parents paying hurts GPA 0

Study: Parents paying hurts GPA

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraka The more parents invest their children’s education, the worse their GPAs are, a new study developed by Laura T. Hamilton, Sociology professor of the University of California, found. “Students with...