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Language, culture barriers between students and TAs

Language, culture barriers between students and TAs

By Elisabeth Loeck, NewsNetNebraska When Megan Pinches goes to her product development lab, she knows it will be a struggle. “The TA is Chinese, I think,” said Pinches, a senior food science major. “Her...

One Billion Rising fights to end violence

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF1HoJKGmu4[/youtube] By Amanda Woita, NewsNetNebraska Minutes before noon on Valentine’s Day and out of nowhere the staff from the Women’s Center and others appeared in the middle of the Nebraska Union. With a projector...

Fees add up, but where to they come from?

Fees add up, but where to they come from?

By Kayah Gausman, NewsNetNebraska Tony Falcone, director of the Cornhusker Marching Band, has to charge fees every semester. Fees for uniforms, shoes, and instruments are unavoidable. But when you add these fees up, they’re...

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Selection of new pope interests catholics at UNL

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska As the papal conclave gathers to elect a new Bishop of Rome, students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reflect when Pope Benedict XVI was elected. Senior industrial engineering major Mike Mumaugh...

School safety after Sandy Hook sparks local debate 0

School safety after Sandy Hook sparks local debate

By Lindsey Berning, NewsNetNebraska In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, Lincoln leaders are now debating bringing back police into schools. The Lincoln City Council and Lincoln Public Schools School Board...

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.

Bill would divest state funds from Iran 0

Bill would divest state funds from Iran

By Joseph Moore, Nebraska News Service      State funds invested in companies with ties to Iran’s oil and military sectors would be pulled out under a bill introduced by Sen. Bill Avery of Lincoln....

Three gay Nebraska athletes feel alone in struggles 0

Three gay Nebraska athletes feel alone in struggles

By Ross Benes, NewsNetNebraska As a successful sprinter, Todd Gulizia felt he couldn’t reveal his sexuality. Even though his twin brother already came out, Todd couldn’t. He wanted to be seen for just his...