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Small town student finds passion in social justice reform 0

Small town student finds passion in social justice reform

In the one-stoplight town of Wilber, Nebraska, Louie Broz realized his political views were different from the other 31 kids in his class. “I come from a really conservative town,” he said. “I was...

Student leaves Malaysia to become an international broadcaster 0

Student leaves Malaysia to become an international broadcaster

Natasya Ong traveled 9,000 miles away from home and left friends and family to pursue her dreams of becoming an international reporter. “I wasn’t fulfilled studying at home,” said the native of Kuala Lumpur,...

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Recent success illustrates growth for UNL student

For Christian Folsom, a bad grade became the turning point in his young career. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln student had already had some disappointment. The Kansas City, Missouri, native had  dreamed of becoming a...

UNL student looks to give back through non-profits 0

UNL student looks to give back through non-profits

Ever since her family sought refuge in the United States to escape genocide, Hana Muslic has had a passion for non-profit organizations. Born in a vacated hospital in Sarajevo, Bosnia, during the Bosnian War,...

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Living in two cultures in America

Steven Mah was practically raised in his parent’s restaurant and learned some valuable skills in his experiences there, including his intense work ethic. It took a journey of over 6,000 miles and decades of...

A passion for art brings trouble 0

A passion for art brings trouble

Five years ago, JP Davis was arrested for vandalism in Birmingham, Alabama. Davis, now 21, continues his love for what got him in trouble initially – art. However, it wasn’t carless tags, or arbitrary destruction...