Category: Campus

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Husker tailgates: celebrating community

By Katie Knight, NewsNetNebraska Omaha sophomore Schylir Rowen can’t even remember her first Husker tailgate. Oh gosh,” the elementary education major said. “I can’t even remember my first time tailgating. Before I could even talk, honestly.”...

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Beer, BBQ, Husker football, and a man named Buda

By: Reid Hunsaker, NewsNetNebraska Prior to Saturday’s Huskers football game in Lincoln, Nebraska, I had never heard of the small town of Leigh (pronounced Lee), Nebraska. But by the end of the day, it...

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Student appreciates Husker college football tradition

By Jordan Huesers, NewsNetNebraska He’s the fan who yells the “Go Big Red” chant as people file up the bridge toward the stadium. Vibrant and outgoing, Walter Schmidt walks around the Nebraska Cornhusker tailgates...

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Husker tailgater’s lifestyle means fans are family

By: Ashley Wolff, NewsNetNebraska Larry Chandler Jr. unpacks his red truck covered in Husker magnets and filled to the brim with team paraphernalia and seemingly endless crock pots of food. The sun is still barely peaking...

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The tailgate: an undercover Husker football tradition

Story and photos by Julia Jackson, NewsNetNebraska There’s something different about Nebraska Husker football tailgates in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sure, there are usually the homemade Runzas, hot wings, red Solo cups in abundance. There are also...