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Lincoln police just as busy as before quarantine, but what calls...

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Since Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird issued a local emergency order on March 16 and officials started telling people to socially distance themselves from...

DUIs in Lincoln have been cut in half under quarantine

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With Lincoln residents staying home and bars and restaurants closed to help stifle the coronavirus pandemic, traffic is down citywide. A side effect showing...

Air Force veteran strives to help others by sharing personal experience...

Kacie Campbell, an United States Air Force veteran, poses for a portrait at Metropolitan Community College on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska.
When asked, Kacie Campbell would say she experienced the typical military relationship. Within six weeks of meeting, they married, one month later, they had...

UNL hosts panel discussion centered around intersectionality

Patrick Jones (left), Jeannette Jones (second to left), DaWon Baker (center), Anna Shavers (second to left) and Amelia Montes (right) speak as panelists in a discussion titled "Intersectionality in Art and Life" on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In 1989, Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality” in a paper describing the overlap of discrimination black women face from both their racial and...

United States Marine Corps veteran advocates for change surrounding sexism, assault...

Sharon Robino-West, a United States Marine Corps veteran who served from 1980-84, poses for a portrait outside Andersen Hall on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The tight-knit sleeves, perfectly placed covers and unwrinkled uniforms worn by United States Marine Corps recruiters mesmerized Sharon Robino-West in high school in 1980...

Nebraskan Army veteran rediscovers sense of brotherhood following service retirement

Samuel Popple, a United States Army veteran who served in Iraq from 1988 to 2009, poses for a portrait outside his rental home on Friday, October 4, 2019, in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
Samuel Popple, a United States Army veteran from Axtell, Nebraska, spent 22 serving the country and underwent a 15-month deployment to Iraq. Now, he shares his personal stories with other Nebraskan veterans –– a group of which he said is the epitome of brotherhood.

UNL student shares importance of inclusivity, openness for National Adoption Month

Molly Engebretson, a senior global studies and Spanish double major in the pre-health program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, poses for a portrait outside the Nebraska Union on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Molly Engebretson, a senior global studies and Spanish double major in the pre-health program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was adopted at birth and shares her story in honor of November being National Adoption Month.

Panelists discuss issue of missing and murdered indigenous women

Erin Poor (left), Marisa Cummings (center) and Colette YellowRobe (right) speak as panelists for the Nebraska Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Panelists discuss the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women at the Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of the university's Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative.