Former Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips has been reflecting on life in prison in recent months by sending letters to some former coaches. The letters were later on obtained by
On Tuesday, June 2, Lincolnites will welcome back a long-standing local tradition – Jazz In June. The annual concert series, now in its 24th year, is coming back stronger than ever this time around with an abundance of changes.
Local businesses are inviting all levels of yogis, amateurs and gurs, to focus less on flexibility and more on the sense of community.
I generally don’t get into politics. To be honest, I don’t understand many of the finer details. So I keep to myself. The fastest way to achieve peace, I suppose, is for everyone to keep to themselves.
The Rad Trads are known for having some of the most entertaining live shows in New York City, and on Tuesday, the band kicks off Lincoln’s Jazz in June concert series.
Walking into Leaf and Hops on a busy Friday night, patrons can hear two things: laughter and the sound of drawing smoke from the hookah pieces. With a down-to-Earth feel, Leaf and Hops may soon become one of the new hangout places in downtown Lincoln.
Whether breathing in the crisp summer air under the cool shade of a tree canopy, admiring the vibrant flare of Tiger Lilies and Mock Oranges or walking along the paths that Willa Cather once did, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus landscape is filled with niches of...
Saxophones and sarsaparilla. Bustling drums and deftly drizzled doughnuts. Upright basses and downright delicious barbecue. For those who like their jazz served hot with a generous helping of eclectic street vendors, the Jazz in June Market promises to please.
Attendees of this month’s Jazz in June festivities who choose to ride their bikes to 13th and R streets won’t have to worry about locking them up.
A 95-minute dramatic romance showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center until June 4, “5 to 7” tells the story of an aspiring writer, Brian (Anton Yelchin) and his passionate love affair with a beautiful French woman, Arielle (Bérénice Marlohe). The twist, however, i...
Over time, downtown Lincoln has grown more and more, with a variety of local stores and restaurants. One of the latest additions is a locally-owned hookah pub called Leaf and Hops. Located on P Street, nestled between Buffalo Wild Wings and Raising Canes, the pub provides a...
The west side of the Sheldon Museum of Art isn’t the only place music-lovers can get their concert fix this summer. Here’s a selection of other concert series happening in Lincoln this summer, all free and open to the public.
In a historic vote Wednesday, the Nebraska Legislature held firm on its decision to repeal the death penalty despite a veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts.
Nebraska lawmakers voted Wednesday to abolish the death penalty.
UNL students that are passionate about medicine can speak with Lasik Omaha doctors to learn more about the medical advances in eye care.
As the unfortunate passing of a Husker assistant soccer coach makes headlines across local media outlets, the news about the passing of an incredible father, husband and friend hits closer to home for many of us.
During a recruiting trip on Saturday, coach Peter Underwood was killed in a car accident near Atlantic, Iowa, according to a report from the athletic department. Underwood, 31, had just finished his fourth season with the Nebraska soccer team.
Rashon Burno, who spent his last three seasons at the University of Florida under Billy Donovan, has been hired by men's basketball coach Tim Miles to be an assistant coach at Nebraska.
Investigators are searching Antelope Creek and Salt Creek for the body of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student who has been
The Lincoln Police Department is searching for a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student who has been missing for more than a week.
As much as college is a place of intellectual exploration and personal enjoyment, it also aims to prepare us for the real world. At least some of us hope to emerge from this cesspool of stress and muddiness with a sense of who we are and where we’re headed. Getting a sense ...
Midway through the 2013-2014 bowling season, Nebraska coach Bill Straub was hospitalized for an aortic dissection, or a tear in his heat. As the team competed in the championship match of the 2014 NCAA Championships, Straub coached his players with what he said was too many...
After a dinner of naan, duqot and fried chicken, Mardan Dna sinks into his living room couch while Yazidi wedding music plays in the background.
Hudl, a Lincoln-based software company for athletes and coaches, will officially be getting a new headquarters in the west Haymarket.
As I turned on the news this week, I saw images of Baltimore go from flames and rioting to intense standoffs between protestors and police officers. These images aren’t new to us; we have seen similar scenes from Ferguson, New York and other movements that sparked all aroun...
With approval still pending from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, administrators say plans to merge the College of Architecture and the College of Fine and Performing Arts are underway.
Set against the painfully gorgeous Swiss Alps, “Clouds of Sils Maria” tells the story of an aging actress who agrees to take part in the revival of the show that catapulted her career.
The Nebraska softball team will finish off the regular season with a three-game home series against Illinois this weekend.
For alumni visiting the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Union might be almost unrecognizable.
“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” is a film that you wouldn’t likely picture when thinking about going to the movies with friends. Expansive scenic shots with very little dialogue and the first half of the movie being in Japanese are all things that often turn viewers off.
Students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have made adjustments in the paths they take to classes, switched up their regular study spot and seen a few trees felled because of recent construction.
With a chance to put a .500 month of April behind them, coach Darin Erstad and the Huskers (31-17, 6-9) travel east for a three-game set against Northwestern this weekend.
As the year comes to a close, we here at the Arts & Entertainment section like to reflect on some of the coolest stories from the past year we’ve had the pleasure of writing. And this is a good time to take a break from the finals grind, kick back and read the Daily Neb...
Ellen Dudley stood in her friend’s small apartment. Amid the soft murmur of conversation and the pouring of drinks, a record player played soft music in the corner of the living room.
The traditional bakery can offer customers any stereotypical cookie.
Luke Polipnick, the current musician in residence at the Zoo Bar and Minnesota native, plays his instrument masterfully as he brings with him a library full of instrumental knowledge, ranging from modern day jazz to Carnatic music.
We love great style here at the Daily Nebraskan Arts and Entertainment section. That’s why this year, we’ll be scouting out the best-dressed students on campus to feature in our very first weekly street style section. We plan on featuring all interesting UNL style. Whether ...
A string of vandalisms, an assault at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house and a report of a disturbing Craigslist ad concerning a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student were in the university police reports this week.
A bearded counter-culture has arisen in Major League Baseball, giving less visible players, such as Johnny Gomes and Mike Napoli, an identity in the league.
The 10 different introductions I wrote were winding their way down my forearms. I told myself to ignore it, to come back to the introduction later, that it would sort itself out. I returned to the body of the paper and continued writing even though I was already 2,200 words...
When Harvey Perlman celebrates his 74th birthday next January, he’ll also be gaining a unique distinction: UNL’s oldest-ever chancellor.
Over the course of 48 hours and beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday night, 256 men will hear their names announced and destinations revealed in what will surely be the moment of a lifetime for each. The 80th edition of the NFL Draft will be held in Chicago’s 126-year-old Audito...
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been in the Big Ten Conference for almost four years, a mark of student-athlete distinction. I think we’re among good company – we are Huskers, after all. We play admirably and with talent, and a good chunk of the entire state frequent...
While students are stressing over finals next week, voters will flock to the polls for a citywide election.
It seems like if you want to watch the biggest boxing match in the last 20 years, you might be best off paying the $100 for pay-per-view and watching it at home rather than finding a spot downtown.
This July, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department plans to host its first-ever training on LGBT issues for officers, dispatchers and civilian staff, in collaboration with UNL’s LGBTQA+ Resource Center.
A couple weeks ago I got a text from a friend about a poster that has been hanging in the Eastside Suites fourth floor lobby. It’s a picture of men with ties, hanging by their heads, which are covered in clouds within the sky, with pills floating around them. I found this t...
On March 31, the Huskers sat at 18-16 and were coming off two losses to non-conference opponent North Dakota State. This was a far stretch from where the Huskers sat a year before. That team was 23-11 at that point in the season and would eventually go on to an NCAA super r...
We have all heard the stories of suffering children; kids that are sick and dying from painful, incurable diseases. They’re living with painful illnesses where it seems no synthetic drug on earth has the answer for pain relief. Many times, there are no answers for the harsh...
As the NFL draft looms, a few ex-Husker football players’ futures lie in the balance. When and where a player is drafted can have a huge effect on the success of a player no matter how talented he is. An offensive or defensive system can make or break a player’s chance at m...
Success isn’t always measured by wins or losses or how quickly a team climbs out of the rocky valleys. That was the case with the Nebraska women’s tennis team in 2015.
It’s been a difficult year for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The relationships among the student body, the student press (see: the DN) and the administration have been strained at times.