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Heather Haskins; Animal lover & News ed major 0

Heather Haskins; Animal lover & News ed major

Story and Photo by Kelly Keogh, NewsNetNebraska Heather Haskins is a senior news-editorial major from Omaha, Neb. Haskins attended Millard North high school before attending the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Haskins worked for...

Meghin Williams: Entertainment-bound basketball star 0

Meghin Williams: Entertainment-bound basketball star

Story and Photo by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Meghin Williams is a long way from home, to say the least. The broadcast journalism major is in her fifth year at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, almost...

Former power lifter uses past experiences to help others 0

Former power lifter uses past experiences to help others

Story and photo by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska For most, becoming physically fit is something of a challenge and it requires a little motivation.  That’s where Jonathan Naff comes in.  The former power lifter from...

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body 0

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body

Story and photos by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska There are as many myths surrounding diets as there is the Loch Ness Monster.  A quick Internet search on how to lose weight will give you conflicting...

Calories in drinks can be just as numerous as calories eaten 0

Calories in drinks can be just as numerous as calories eaten

Story by Alicia Mikoloyck, NewsNetNebraska Making the choice between diet soda and regular soda is natural for most people.  But not many people think about the calories taken in in the drinks they have...

Kendo, “the way of the sword” 0

Kendo, “the way of the sword”

Story and Photos by Ben Rickaby, NewsNetNebraska Kendo is the Japanese martial art of Fencing that is popular around the world but rarely seen in the U.S. Though kendo isn’t common in the U.S....

BMX, the adrenaline rush 0

BMX, the adrenaline rush

Story and photos by Ben Rickaby, NewsNetNebraska I hate gyms with every fiber of my being. I’m sure if I could get past my ingrained childhood loathing of the gym I might be able...

Personal trainer doesn’t buy into using BMI to determine a healthy weight 0

Personal trainer doesn’t buy into using BMI to determine a healthy weight

Story and photos by Alicia Mikoloyck, NewsNetNebraska Emily Suhr doesn’t rely on BMI or body mass index alone while training her clients, she insists better methods are out there. Suhr, 21, has been a...

Staff profile, Robert Vencil 0

Staff profile, Robert Vencil

Story and video by Ben Rickaby, News Net Nebraska [youtube]http://youtu.be/Bqw3dQJFLPw[/youtube] Robert Vencil, from Omaha Neb., lives and breathes the outdoors. He enjoys any and all outdoor activities from running and biking to camping and...

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska 0

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska

Story and photo by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska ranked 41st in bicycle friendliness according to The League of American Bicyclists.  The ranking represents the entire state, but many in Lincoln feel it’s a misrepresentation...