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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...

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...

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...