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Francis Forte

Francis Forte is a senior sports media & communication and journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He currently works as a student sports information director with the Nebraska Athletic Department serving as the media contact for the Husker women's gymnastics program.

Nebraskans embrace spring weather

After a long winter and frigid start to spring, the sun came out on Monday, April 26. Local Nebraskans were out in full force on...

Lincoln Bike Kitchen changes direction, serves public school system

People and bicycles
In a normal year, the Lincoln Bike Kitchen would be bustling as the winter weather gives way to sunny spring afternoons. Volunteers from the...

Vaccine rollouts reach members of higher education, bring bright future

Emily Jundt Outside Pinnacle Bank Arena
The vaccine rollout plan reached a stage where staff and student-employees of universities such as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska...

Venue owner finds ways to entertain through pandemic

Cars sit in rows at Falconwood Park for drive-in concert
Stadiums, arenas and event centers across the country were forced to close their doors beginning in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Kearney, Nebraska: Everything a hockey player needs

Nick Portz practices on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 at the Viaero Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Photo by Maddie Washburn
When people think about hockey hotbeds, states like Minnesota, Michigan, North Dakota come to mind, as do northern states hosting loads of hockey facilities...

Hockey heaven: Is Nebraska becoming a hockey state?

The Viaero Center, home of the Tri-City Storm
The cool, crisp air is the first thing anyone feels walking into an ice rink. Sounds of skates crunching through the ice and echoing...