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I am a senior journalism and sports media and communication double major at UNL.

Omaha businesses prepare for return of the College World Series after...

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This is an image of the Blatt Beer & Table, a restaurant located near TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska
Most years, on any given night during a two-week period in June, anyone patrolling the grounds of TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will...

Inside the rise of baseball in Nebraska

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This is an image of Elkhorn South outfielder Luke Jessen, a Huskers baseball commit. In this photo, Jessen is in the middle of his batting swing.
For Luke Jessen, it all started in the backyard. In the blistering Nebraska heat, Jessen and his father, Blake, spent countless hours outside where the...

Nebraska athletic bands feel pandemic’s strain amid attendance policy uncertainties

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The Maverick Machine, the pep band at the University of Nebraska Omaha, playing during the Summit League Men's Basketball Championship game against South Dakota State University on March 7, 2017.
After the final notes echoed throughout the rafters, Alexander Heraty cast a second glance around the stands, looking out at the faces in the...

State universities work to enhance diversity on campuses across Nebraska

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This is a photo of Luis Olivas Herrera. He is the assistant director of the University of Nebraska at Kearney's office of diversity and inclusion. The office handles diversity initiatives at the university.
In Nebraska, many of the state’s public universities have departments committed specifically to diversity. Such departments exist at the University of Nebraska at Kearney,...

Nebraska veteran remembers service days, works to honor other veterans

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This is an image of Michael O'Brien during his service days in the United States Army, O'Brien, pictured on the left, served from 1965 to 1969 and spent two separate tours in Vietnam
At 19, Michael O’Brien enlisted in the U.S. Army.  O’Brien, a native of Lexington, planned to work for a year and a half before going...

Nebraska organizations, survivors speak out to raise awareness for breast cancer

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This is an image of Rachael Schmidt, who runs both the survivorship and cancer awareness and prevention programs at Nebraska Medicine.
When Rachel Knop heard the news, she immediately thought of her husband and four daughters.  It was June 3, 2019, and Knop had just been...

Outdoor rehearsals become viable option for university music departments amid pandemic

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This is a photo of a small rehearsal outside the Kimball Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The coronavirus has had a major impact on music departments at universities across Nebraska. Most notably, the departments had to change their performance schedules....

University music departments sing different tunes on adapting to pandemic

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A photo of the Glenn Korff School of Music on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, Sept. 21, 2020.
In the midst of the pandemic, music departments at universities across the state have either drastically cut down on live performances this...

Nebraska theaters begin to reopen amid audience shift to streaming during...

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An image of the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus on Sept. 14, 2020.
When the pandemic began in early 2020, several industries felt the impact. Schools and universities across the country shifted to remote learning,...

Bang a gong (or trash can): Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal rocks...

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two people playing catch with a baseball
Major League Baseball has been around for more than a century, and it’s endured some major hits to its reputation since the league’s inception...