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Alyssa Onnen

Alyssa Onnen is a senior at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln studying journalism and advertising & public relations. She has minors in criminology & criminal justice, psychology, and communication studies. She plans to graduate in May of 2023.

Demand for therapy dogs allows four legged friends to visit clients...

Two women sit with two dogs.
Domesti-PUPS is a Lincoln nonprofit organization specializing in training services and therapy dogs. With a rise in demand for therapy dogs, Domesti-PUPS works with...

Economic development initiative aims to keep young talent in Nebraska

A man on a computer and women on her phone sit across from each other at a table.
Lincoln’s Department of Economic Development, a state agency dedicated to growing Nebraska, has been working on an initiative to keep young talented individuals in...

How Nebraska newsrooms support mental health

A man works at his desk on a computer during the pandemic.
Nebraska newsrooms are stepping up to address the mental health needs of their employees in various ways, as the unpredictability of reporting news can...

Lincoln Northeast teacher honored for her efforts to teach students civics

: A woman and students participate in a mock trial.
Lincoln Northeast High School teacher Cheyenne Hartshorn sees inspiring students as part of her job.  Hartshorn was recently recognized by Civic Nebraska for encouraging and...