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For the third year in a row, Nebraska fell one score short of topping its rival, the Iowa Hawkeyes. This year’s Black Friday game ended 26-20 and, unlike the past two matchups, without a walk-off field goal for an Iowa victory. 

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Two days into the season, Nebraska men’s basketball is no longer undefeated. The Huskers fell to Nevada 69-66 a day after topping 100 points and beating McNeese State by 47. Nevada is no McNeese State, as the Wolf Pack have not had a losing season in six years.

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Through five minutes against McNeese State yesterday, the Huskers had scored 15 points off the back of great 3-point shooting by junior guard Trey McGowens and junior forward Lat Mayen. Through five minutes against Nevada, the Huskers scored 10 points — in appearance a respectable mark, espe…

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A moment midway through the first half would come to define the game as it progressed. Junior guard Trey McGowens, one of many players making his Husker debut on Wednesday, found himself open in space as another newcomer, junior guard Teddy Allen, pushed the ball on the fastbreak.

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There were no fans to witness a beat down reminiscent of the Mike Riley days on Saturday. Nebraska came in as a 16-point favorite and lost 41-23 to a 1-3 Illinois team. It’s year three, and Nebraska’s offense has not taken off like some expected after Frost’s time at Oregon and Central Florida. 

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Nebraska men’s basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg appears to be evolving, if his new lineup is anything to consider. The coach known for small-ball, high-intensity rotations where the tallest player on the court was at most 6-foot-9, has three players above 6-foot-8 in his starting rotation …

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Nebraska went into the game against Illinois as a 16-point favorite, and came out embarrassed. The Fighting Illini forced five turnovers and scored seven times in 10 drives, excluding drives that went into halftime or the end of the game.

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On fourth-and-eight, Illinois senior punter Blake Hayes lined up for his second punt of the game, deep in Illinois territory. Hayes began the process of a normal punt before seeing a chance to make a mad dash for the first down.

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As part of our initiative called Curious Cornhuskers, an anonymous reader sent in a video circulating on Twitter which showed large gatherings in celebration of the Husker football team’s game against Penn State University over the weekend and asked “What fraternities were involved and how w…

A little over a year ago, I jumped up and down chanting “Go Big Red,” as thundering claps pounded in the stands above. Excited fans of all ages bustled around us, trying to get to their seats before kickoff. I could feel each thud of my heart as we waited for the drum tap-off on the football…

Just over a week out from the start of Nebraska men’s basketball 2020-21 season, a Big Ten schedule has not been released. However, fans should soon gain some insight as to what the Huskers’ first few weeks of games will look like. 

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Nebraska football (1-2) earned its first win of the year on Saturday in the home opener against Penn State (0-4). The Huskers were underdogs heading into the contest, but came out victorious off the back of redshirt freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey and impressive redzone stops from the defense. 

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Nebraska men’s basketball begins its season on Nov. 25 in the Golden Window Classic. The tournament, which has been speculated for over a month, is being hosted in Lincoln at Pinnacle Bank Arena and Bob Devaney Sports Center.

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After graduating from college, University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumna Brina Kay packed her bags and moved to Nashville to pursue her passion for singing. Two years later and a slew of music under her belt, Kay released her newest single “Ghost of Christmas Past” on Oct. 31. The eerie pop trac…

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In a normal year, November marks the conclusion of the volleyball regular season. On Thursday, fans got a first look at this year’s team in a live-streamed intrasquad scrimmage from the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Leather bouncing rhythmically on polished wood, sneakers squeaking on dry floor and the sight of Nebraska men’s basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg pacing quietly on the sideline. The cold open for season two of Nebraska basketball under Hoiberg starts on Nov. 25 at Pinnacle Bank Arena and Bo…

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Many restaurants have permanently closed in downtown Lincoln over the past year, but there are still plenty of great spots to try if your old go-tos are gone. Even if you never went to the chains before their Lincoln locations shut down, these three Lincoln-based favorites should be able to …

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Feral cat enthusiasts can rest easy knowing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s feral cat colony remains cared for in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Husker Cats — a group of eight faculty and staff volunteers who have taken it upon themselves to feed the colony — continues to tend to t…

As the seasons change, temperatures drop and the sun sets earlier, our bodies are flustered with the change. Less sun causes a drop in vitamin D, leading to less productivity and exhaustion. I, for one, do not appreciate seasonal changes and the readjustment that comes with it.

In this edition of Huskers in the NFL, we’ll look at all of the highlights of former-Husker players, including the ending of a touchdown drought, a defensive player’s debut and more.

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Nebraska football’s home opener on Saturday against Penn State will be a matchup of two teams searching for their first win of the season. 

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For many, going home for the holidays comes with a huge sigh of relief as they revel in the joy of a concluded stressful semester. For LGBTQA+ students, this relief can be challenged by the anxiety of returning to non-affirming homes and uneasiness about the holiday season before them. 

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This past week has been absolutely nerve-racking beyond words. With the election in limbo and finals coming up, a lot of students really feel inundated with anxiety. During this period of time, most of us have the mindset that we need to get everything completed within eight hours when in re…

Just as everyone expected, Indiana, Northwestern and Maryland have more combined wins than Minnesota, Michigan and Penn State through three weeks of Big Ten play.

Husker baseball has performed beyond expectations with in-state recruiting, catching the eye of many local recruits. According to Prep Baseball Report, Nebraska has secured five of the top six high school players from the state and is looking to grow that number even more.

This October, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department saw bike thefts, fraud and minors in possession of alcohol, but also a number of sexual assaults. 

Conspiracy theories have always had a place in American history. The earliest notable instance of widespread conspiracy was the Salem witch trials. The leading and most compelling theory for what happened is ergot, a type of fungus found in grains that produces an LSD-like effect. It is beli…

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In 1892, the 2-year-old Nebraska Bugeaters football team had its first conference game scheduled. Having joined the Western Interstate University Football Association, Nebraska was due to play Missouri in Omaha.

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Finals week is quickly approaching, and with it will inevitably come countless hours of studying, late night projects and stress. Thankfully, The Daily Nebraskan’s culture staff has curated the perfect playlist to meet all your stress-free study needs. Here are our favorite movie scores and …

Two incidents occurred in the past week related to disagreements about the presidential election. 

In this episode of In My Humble Opinion, co-hosts Nick Finan and Sydney Miller talk with assistant sports editor Jason Han about the election, fascism and who they think Hank Hill would have voted for.

On this episode of Cinebraskans, co-hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss "The Suicide Squad's" R-rating, Patrick Wilson directing "Insidious 5" and their general thoughts and introductions to the "Harry Potter" franchise.

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As part of our initiative called Curious Cornhuskers, an anonymous reader asked The Daily Nebraskan, “Has anyone ever been murdered on UNL campus? How many times have students, faculty or staff been murdered on campus in the past 50 years?”

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The other day as I was walking on the edge of campus that meets downtown, and I noticed that there are two Christian-affiliated churches nearby. These buildings are right outside of campus, so students have access to walk to church every Sunday morning. 

From Nov. 5-8, OmniArts Nebraska will perform four shows of “Burn This” at the Johnny Carson Theater. “Burn This” is a 1987 play by Lanford Wilson. It is set in 1980s Manhattan and follows four people trying to figure out their lives after the death of their friend and brother Robbie. 

All league-wide awards in the NFL are given out at the end of the year, but as the league nears the halfway point of the regular season, it’s a great opportunity to look back at players and teams that have impressed.

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Nebraska football is coming off of an involuntary bye week with the Wisconsin game being canceled, but the Huskers will be back in action on Saturday as they take on Northwestern. 

You know those memes about girls with blue hair in high school social studies and government classes? Well, I would like to come out and say that — despite not having blue hair in high school — I was that girl. My archnemesis was the starting pitcher from our baseball team, and every day in …

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Hafsa Haji’s mother tightly clutches her children in fear while standing in front of the United Nations office in Pakistan to accept a refugee case. Despite being a young girl at the time, Haji woke up many mornings to stand at the office all day because she knew her family needed help.

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Senior textiles, merchandising and fashion design major and Honors Program student Joelle Tangen has taken on the task of intersecting two very different ideas to create her art: drag and sustainability. 

In the premiere episode of “In My Humble Opinion,” co-hosts Nick Finan and Sydney Miller talk with their fellow opinion writers Emma Krab and Brian Beach about protests, gerrymandering, the Supreme Court and the potential for civil unrest following the election.

There were three reports of rape this week, compared to zero reports the week before, according to data from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department’s Daily Crime & Fire log. 

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It’s game day in Lincoln on Oct. 5, 2019, and nearly 90,000 fans fill Memorial Stadium for the homecoming game against Northwestern. As the Cornhusker Marching Band makes its way back to the stands after the halftime performance, 20 nervous seniors await the announcement of this year’s homec…

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With the upcoming cold winter months, university leaders have been working to make sure the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community is prepared for the spring semester. 

On this episode of Cinebraskans, co-hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss the new sequel to "Borat," Oscar Isaac's casting as Marvel's Moon Knight as well as what movies irrationally scared them as children.

On this episode of Cinebraskans, co-hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss "The Suicide Squad's" R-rating, Patrick Wilson directing "Insidious 5" and their general thoughts and introductions to the "Harry Potter" franchise.

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As part of our initiative called Curious Cornhuskers, an anonymous reader asked The Daily Nebraskan, “Has anyone ever been murdered on UNL campus? How many times have students, faculty or staff been murdered on campus in the past 50 years?”

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The other day as I was walking on the edge of campus that meets downtown, and I noticed that there are two Christian-affiliated churches nearby. These buildings are right outside of campus, so students have access to walk to church every Sunday morning. 

From Nov. 5-8, OmniArts Nebraska will perform four shows of “Burn This” at the Johnny Carson Theater. “Burn This” is a 1987 play by Lanford Wilson. It is set in 1980s Manhattan and follows four people trying to figure out their lives after the death of their friend and brother Robbie. 

All league-wide awards in the NFL are given out at the end of the year, but as the league nears the halfway point of the regular season, it’s a great opportunity to look back at players and teams that have impressed.

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Nebraska football is coming off of an involuntary bye week with the Wisconsin game being canceled, but the Huskers will be back in action on Saturday as they take on Northwestern. 

You know those memes about girls with blue hair in high school social studies and government classes? Well, I would like to come out and say that — despite not having blue hair in high school — I was that girl. My archnemesis was the starting pitcher from our baseball team, and every day in …

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Hafsa Haji’s mother tightly clutches her children in fear while standing in front of the United Nations office in Pakistan to accept a refugee case. Despite being a young girl at the time, Haji woke up many mornings to stand at the office all day because she knew her family needed help.

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Senior textiles, merchandising and fashion design major and Honors Program student Joelle Tangen has taken on the task of intersecting two very different ideas to create her art: drag and sustainability. 

In the premiere episode of “In My Humble Opinion,” co-hosts Nick Finan and Sydney Miller talk with their fellow opinion writers Emma Krab and Brian Beach about protests, gerrymandering, the Supreme Court and the potential for civil unrest following the election.

There were three reports of rape this week, compared to zero reports the week before, according to data from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department’s Daily Crime & Fire log. 

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It’s game day in Lincoln on Oct. 5, 2019, and nearly 90,000 fans fill Memorial Stadium for the homecoming game against Northwestern. As the Cornhusker Marching Band makes its way back to the stands after the halftime performance, 20 nervous seniors await the announcement of this year’s homec…

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With the upcoming cold winter months, university leaders have been working to make sure the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community is prepared for the spring semester. 

On this episode of Cinebraskans, co-hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss the new sequel to "Borat," Oscar Isaac's casting as Marvel's Moon Knight as well as what movies irrationally scared them as children.