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Heather Engdahl speaks to journalism class

UNL students explore democracy on campus, join national efforts

On Sept. 15, hundreds of students across the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications participated in the national Democracy Day effort...
A fully grown prairie lawn is filled with a variety of green plants, wildflowers and long grasses in front of a suburban home.

Prairie lawns help Nebraskans alleviate climate change and promote biodiversity

In the midst of droughts during the state’s driest year on record, homeowners struggle to maintain the ideal image of the impeccably-manicured, emerald-green front...
Smoke billowing above the plains.

Fire causes major devastation in central Nebraska, more than 15,000 acres...

The Bovee Fire started in the Nebraska National Forest, Bessey Ranger District near Halsey, Nebraska on Oct. 2. According to the Nebraska National Forests...
State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks and U.S. Rep. Mike Flood stand behind glass podiums for a debate in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications' Andersen Hall.

Flood and Pansing Brooks compete in final debate

State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks and Rep. Mike Flood engaged in a debate on Oct. 3, focusing on key issues like abortion, gun control...
Alexia Woodall poses for a picture showing off her roller skates.

Roller skating lovers are keeping the sport alive in Nebraska

Alexia Woodall’s favorite time to roller skate is late at night when she can blast Kesha and skate by herself. Roller skating originally connected...
graphic with democracy day text

UNL students join national democracy efforts

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will join more than 300 U.S. news organizations on Sept. 15 in calling attention...
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) speaks at a 2014 NATO conference in Brussels with the American and NATO flags flanking him on his left and right.

Chuck Hagel details perils to democracy, ability to self-correct

This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
The Nebraska State Capitol pictured at sunset on Feb. 17, 2022.

This Week in Nebraska Politics (Sept. 4-11): Voter ID requirement, $15...

Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen confirmed on Sept. 6 that two ballot items related to voter ID and increasing the minimum wage will...
Woman making coffee at an espresso machine

Through struggles, Lincoln women business owners find success

By Max Aden, Abigail Carrera, Lizzie Moore and Tom Searl That never happened. On that day, Jensen, a student at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, sold...
Woman looks at camera while perched on balcony in bookstore.

Against supply chain issues, local bookstores get creative

With worldwide supply chain shortages impacting everything from semiconductors to the beef industry, it is easy to overlook local bookstores, another market suffering from...