Monthly Archive: February 2013


Staff profile: Demetria Stephens

Story and photo by Joshua Kellams, NewsNetNebraska Demetria Stephens grew up enjoying the sights and sounds of her family-owned farm near Jennings, Kan.  There wasn’t a lot to do in a town of 100...


Staff profile: Katie Bane

Story and photo by Bethany Schmidt, NewsNetNebraska If you are looking for Katie Bane, chances are you can find her at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She loves it there. She’s a...


Staff profile: Mallory Miller

Story and photo by Erica Jobman, NewsNetNebraska Mallory Miller, a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is a journalism major but doesn’t want to be a journalist. Instead, she’d rather move to Florida and work in...


Staff Profile: Erica Jobman

Story and Photo by Mallory Miller, NewsNetNebraska When Erica Jobman came to college she never would have imagined that her career aspiration at the end would be to move to Japan and teach English....


Staff profile: Zach Tegler

Story and photo by Kyle Cummings, NewsNetNebraska Zach Tegler, a 20-year-old, long-armed junior, has found his passions in life. He aspires to write for Sports Illustrated and his life revolves around marching band. But...


Staff profile: Kyle Cummings

Story and photo by Zach Tegler, NewsNetNebraska When Kyle Cummings and some friends attended a 2011 World Series game, a mysterious stranger approached them and made conversation as their St. Louis Cardinals began to...

Marijuana legalization debate draws large crowd at UNL 0

Marijuana legalization debate draws large crowd at UNL

Young adults are not often cited for their interest in politics but mention the controversial words “marijuana legalization debate” and an auditorium fills to the brim with students. Over 500 people crowded into the Centennial Room at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on February 7 to participate in Heads vs. Feds, an ongoing series debating the legalization of marijuana. The debate between Steve Hager, the former editor-in-chief of High Times Magazine, and veteran Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Bob Stutman was fueled solely by student questions.

Julia Peterson: Passion for copywriting 0

Julia Peterson: Passion for copywriting

After taking only one advertising class, Julia Peterson knew she had a passion for copywriting. “We had a guest speaker come speak to us, and I didn’t think I would ever be interested in...

Katie Nelson: Aspiring Advocate 0

Katie Nelson: Aspiring Advocate

Katie Nelson of Kearney, Neb., has had a busy senior year. She spent her fall semester in Spain teaching English and studying at the local university. “The most meaningful thing that happened to me...