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Will Sleddens

I'm a senior Journalism major at UNL. I like hiking, camping, playing video games and eating Vietnamese food.

Farm to School Institute grows students’ interest in local agriculture

Students gather around the Green School Farms Booth at Pius X High School
By Will Sleddens, Jenna Thompson, Luke Weidner and Josie Dostal At Pius X High School, dozens of students crowded around tables of freshly picked peppers. Today...

The Josh Fight will return to Lincoln

"Little Josh" is surrounded by a crowd
Last year, Lincoln made headlines across the nation as nearly 1,000 people gathered to witness an unusual event: a battle for the name ‘Josh.’ This...

Drought conditions across the state may lead to increased fire risk

Nebraska drought map
As winter in Nebraska comes to an end, drought conditions have worsened across the state. As drought conditions continue, the risk of fire rises.  Nebraska...

Bill would provide funding to improve dangerous tribal water supply

The Nebraska State Capitol
For most Nebraskans, drinking a glass of water is as simple as turning on a tap.  But what if that water was orange? What if...

Training offered to help put local products onto school lunch trays

Woman holding produce
Nebraska’s food producers will soon have the opportunity to learn how to sell their products to school districts.  Nebraska’s Farm to School program is part...

Bill would address discrimination against LGBTQ seniors

Nebraska State Capitol Building
For more than 50 million American adults over 65, finding long-term senior care can be an imposing task. For the 2 million who identify as...

Celebrating pride during a pandemic

When the world suddenly went remote in spring of 2020, Dan Huntley and Gretchen Arroyo were faced with an enormous challenge: planning a parade...