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Students and organizers gather around a table with rally materials. A banner hanging from the table reads "Bodily Autonomy is Non-Negotiable, Unionize UNL stands for Bodily Autonomy, trans healthcare NOW, end sexual violence, and on demand abortion.

“Bodily Autonomy is Non-Negotiable:” UNL students organize walkout and rally

More than 50 UNL students walked out of classes, labs and workplaces the morning of Oct. 6 to attend a rally for bodily autonomy...
Fountain inscribed with the words "Live, Love, Learn, Leave a Legacy. Bob Foehlinger, '04. 1981-2003"

Husker alumni band twirlers remember and honor their late brother

Sisters Tami Foehlinger-Koel, Rachel Vaughn and Tina Hansen, former Cornhusker Marching Band feature twirlers, recently returned to Lincoln to perform in the annual alumni...
Group of demonstrators gather in front of City Union holding signs

Iranian organization arranges peaceful demonstration to display solidarity

“Women. Life. Freedom.”  A group of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Iranian Student Organization members chanted this phrase in front of the Nebraska Union on Sept. 28...
Cash the therapy dog stands in front of Nebraska symbol

New therapy dog provides a variety of support

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department recently added a new friendly face to its roster, an 18-month-old Goldendoodle named Cash.  Cash’s job as a therapy...
The always-bustling student section at Memorial Stadium (right) starts to fill up well before kickoff for home Husker football games, like Nebraska’s contest against Purdue on Oct. 30, 2021. Photo by Landon Wirt.

Memorial Stadium security looks to curtail bottle-throwing in student section, improve fan safety

As the game clock ticked down on Saturday, Sept. 10, the Georgia Southern Eagles had officially secured a stunning 45-42 upset victory over the...
Jake Drake stands in front of Union fountain.

ASUN president speaks on importance of democracy

There are a plethora of definitions for democracy. Jake Drake, the student body president of the University of Nebraska, reflected on democracy and his...
Professor Bender took his JOUR 189H Freedom of Expression students to Washington D.C.

Bender to retire after 32 years

After almost completely switching his career path in college, John Bender, associate dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications,...
Soccer supporters gathered in a local bar for an early morning match.

Local soccer fan groups enjoy community arround the game they love

Twenty years ago, it was difficult to consistently watch soccer on television in the United States, but an explosion of popularity and accessibility have...
Men's rugby player wears red and white with the ball in his hand.

UNL club rugby to go to nationals

In mid-May, the University of Nebraska Men’s Club Rugby team will travel to Kennesaw, Georgia to compete in the men’s rugby sevens national championship. Unlike...
A photo of the UNL dodgeball team at their national tournament.

UNL dodgeball team attends first national tournament

University of Nebraska-Lincoln dodgeball team members practice to exhaustion every week on the court, but their hard work won't end there. The team has...