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Football player holding up a blocking pad for a kid pushing it, on Tom Osborne field.

How UNL helps student athletes prepare for life after college sports

During a Nov. 22 press conference, three days before Nebraska football’s final game of the 2022 regular season, a reporter asked junior quarterback Casey...
Jason Manzitto introduces his composition at the Flyover New Music Series

Flyover New Music Series kicks off 2022-2023 season

The Flyover New Music Series debuted in the college of music in 2017 under the direction of Greg Simon. Since its conception, the series...
Woman standing near a treatment machine

New age of wellness: What alternative forms of treatments are making waves in Nebraska?

The wellness industry is meant to grow 10% annually before reaching a predicted global net worth of $7 trillion, according to the Global Wellness...
North Omaha mural that depicts three people smiling.

The duality of development: Gentrification and revitalization in Omaha

By Haley Elder, Audrey Hertel and Jordan Opp Jenny Synowiecki vividly remembers spending her summer days playing in her dad’s backyard, a wooded area where...
A girl shoots a basketball

Girls basketball participation has dropped dramatically over the past 17 years

President’s Day weekend in Nebraska is one of the busiest times of the year in high school girls sports. College coaches from around the country...
White barn stands on Zangger's property

Central Nebraska home to popcorn seed corn, Zangger Popcorn Hybrids

Popcorn is the U.S.’s most popular snack by volume. In 2020, 232.51 million Americans consumed popcorn products, according to U.S. Census data and the...
Performance artist Tim Youd sits at his typewriter in the Adele Learning Commons on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus

Performance artist honors historic Nebraska author by retyping novel

Tim Youd, a performance artist from Los Angeles, spent six days at the beginning of April retyping the Willa Cather novel "O Pioneers!" on...
Exterior of Pepe's Bistro

Burritos for better: Lincoln bistro raises money for family who lost house in fire

By Lauren Dietrich and Haley Elder On Sunday, March 27, Pepe's Bistro had customers in and out of its doors all day, yet the business...
The interior of Edge of the Universe Cafe in Omaha, Nebraska is pictured.

Edge of the Universe cafe and art museum in Omaha strives to welcome all

By Haley Elder and Grace Kovar A whimsical leaf-lined arch leads customers into Edge of the Universe cafe, which emulates Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.”  This...
Inside a full Newman Center Church

Ash Wednesday services draw large crowds throughout Nebraska

Ash Wednesday attendance is through the roof at Christian churches around Nebraska. FOCUS missionary Drew Surface and Lutheran Pastor Bill Steinbauer discuss why people...