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Issues: An in-depth look at topics in the news 0

Issues: An in-depth look at topics in the news

Our Issues page provides background and context on topics in the news. The links were curated by students in an Advanced Editing Class to help readers reach a better understanding of these issues. Privacy:...

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?” 0

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?”

George Orwell’s iconic Big Brother may not be watching us, but recent revelations indicate the U.S. government’s National Security Agency is. Americans value privacy as a basic civil liberty, but like people everywhere, they...

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity 0

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity

The second annual Best of the Midwest Championships brought both local and national racers to Abbott Motocross Park in Lincoln, Neb. NewsNetNebraska reporter Haley Whisennand followed up on the eastern Nebraska season closer.

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered 0

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered

Story and photos by Morgan Spiehs, for NewsNetNebraska After coming into the store regularly, the customer finally questioned Wes. “I could tell for a while he had been trying to figure me out,” Wes...

Best buds and breakfast burritos 0

Best buds and breakfast burritos

Story and photos by Brian Frey, NewsNetNebraska Brad Smith and Joe Garcia have known each other since Smith bought his green cooler. Judging by its wear and countless number of stickers, that means they’ve...

Once a Husker player, always a dedicated fan 0

Once a Husker player, always a dedicated fan

Story and photos by Kelsey Haugen, NewsNetNebraska For Randy Borg and his family, Husker tailgating is a big deal. The Borgs never miss a game – not for brutal temperatures, rain or snow. Their...

Husker tailgater has been “diehard” fan for past decade 0

Husker tailgater has been “diehard” fan for past decade

Story and Photos by Cristina Woodworth, NewsNetNebraska Crisp fall weekends mean only one thing for Valerie Schultz: Husker football. “I’m a diehard through and through,” said the petite, brown-haired Omaha native. “I wouldn’t miss...

Former school bus becomes tailgate headquarters 0

Former school bus becomes tailgate headquarters

Story and photos by Casey Sill, NewsNetNebraska If you would have driven through the county roads around Broken Bow, Neb. in the late 1990s, you might have run across a broken-down bus. It wasn’t...

This Husker tailgate features an unusual item: an Illinois fan 0

This Husker tailgate features an unusual item: an Illinois fan

Story and photos by Veronica Grizzle, NewsNetNebraska Thousands of Husker tailgaters came together for the first brisk morning in Lincoln to prepare for an early Homecoming match up against Illinois. Cozad natives Dave and...