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Sarah Parkin

I am a senior journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I also study global studies and political science. . I am particularly interested in human rights-based journalism and hope to pursue a career reporting human rights issues domestically and internationally. I am originally from Aberdeen, South Dakota

With diversity a key issue on campus, student stories show work...

UNL Immigrant/International Student Collage
Compared to other Midwestern Big 10 universities, UNL is falling behind in the amount of ethnic minority and international students enrolling to be Huskers.

Nebraska youth strike for climate change awareness, reform

Climate Strikers at the capitol
A series of climate strikes reached its finale on Friday as Nebraskans gathered at the UNL Union Plaza and marched to the State Capitol...

Shedding light on an immigrant student’s struggle

An Dang sits on stairs in the UNL City Campus Union.
An Dang is a junior at UNL who has strived to bring more diverse representation and awareness to campus organizations.

Kenyan student serves as leader for diversity and inclusion on UNL...

Saisha Adhikari and Richard Maina lead their Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
UNL senior Richard Maina grew up in Kenya and uses his background to promote diversity on campus through leadership roles.

ASUN encourages hungry college students to register to vote with chicken...

Students register to vote in the Nebraska Union at a table.
Nothing says democracy like free food. This week, the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska encouraged UNL students to register to vote in...

Colombian-born, Nebraska grown student strives to prove immigrants have a place...

Asael Arévalo González stands in front of Oldfather Hall at UNL
Colombian-born Asael Arévalo González is a senior music education major at UNL who believes immigrants have to prove their worthinesses of being a Husker.

Indian student finds piece of home through UNL campus organization

Navya Singh, a sophomore computer science major, sits in a booth in the UNL Union Crib
Navya Singh was born and raised in India. When she came to UNL to study computer science, she joined the Indian Student Association to feel more at home in Nebraska.

Born in Mexico, raised in Omaha, student finds his way between...

Diego Trejo sits at a desk in classroom.
After moving to Omaha at a young age, Diego Trejo learned to balance his life as a Nebraskan with his native culture and apply...