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UNL Journalism Major, Graduating 2021

Regenerative agriculture is nothing new: why Nebraskans are engaging in sustainable...

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UNL graudate researcher, Fernanda Krupek, kneels on a dirt field and pours water into a measuring device implanted in the soil. The background shows a blue sky, some other fields, and several trees.
Clay Govier, a fifth-generation Nebraskan farmer, used to spray herbicides on his family farm’s crops every summer. Strangely, he started noticing himself acting meaner...

Nebraskans turn to Twitter with live election reactions

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With polls nearing closing time in Nebraska, residents from across the state took to their Twitter accounts to share what Election Day looked like...

Nebraskans dig into gardening during pandemic

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Three people tend to a garden
This spring, the founders of Omaha’s Sacred Seed pop-up garden didn’t know how they would find enough people to help care for their garden....

Nebraska Democratic Party’s Native American Caucus elects new chairs, brings new...

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Jason Valandra directs the attending democrats to vote either “yes” or “no” for Colette Yellow Robe as Chairperson in the Sept. 25 Native Caucus election on Zoom.
With a mix of virtual hand raising and “yes” and “no” votes typed in the chat, the process of local democracy took place despite...

Are you a journalist? Redefining reporting through Black Lives Matter protest...

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Jazari Kual walked Lincoln’s streets this summer to honor his stepfather. Police repeatedly tased his stepfather in 2006, resulting...

We survived last year’s flood, so what’s next? How to prepare...

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Young farmer looks off in the distance as he stands in floodwaters.
Nebraska is historically prone to extreme storms, floods and droughts, but the state’s flooding in March 2019 surpassed a century of records.