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Planters announced Wednesday that its 104-year-old monocle-clad nut mascot, Mr. Peanut, died in a heroic deed of self-sacrifice. While the peanut’s passing may be touted as a morbid marketing scheme, the loss proved all too real for The Daily Nebraskan Culture staff.

Respect, acceptance and unity are the pillars for diversity and inclusion according to Nebraska Athletics. The theme for Nebraska Athletics’ fifth-annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit is “Embracing Everyday Diversity: Moving From Head to Heart,” and the event will be held at the Devaney Cen…

An earlier Nebraskalytics piece was centered on junior guard Thorir Thorbjarnarson’s bench minutes and the value they gave Nebraska basketball. I admit now that I made a mistake in that analysis. I theorized that Thorbjarnarson was probably best served with his bench role in Nebraska’s offen…

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The aroma of spices and fresh falafel permeates a restaurant in South Lincoln called Daffodil Mediterranean Cuisine and Catering. Without a flashy sign, the eatery can be easy to miss at first glance, but inside the restaurant exists authentic Mediterranean cuisine and kindhearted service of…

From the red carpet to inside the Shrine Auditorium of Los Angeles, celebrities made their way to the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards — a hostless award ceremony that celebrates acting in movies, commercials, video games, television and other forms of media. Of the 76 nominees this year, onl…

With Robert Downey Jr. officially moving on from the character of Iron Man following “Avengers: Endgame,” audiences had a lot of questions regarding what direction his career would go. Would he continue to chase big budget popular franchises, or would he choose to go in a smaller, more artis…

At the end of Molly Durham’s recruitment week freshman year, she received a bid to Delta Gamma, where she said she found 50 new sisters. Now, as the president-elect of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Panhellenic Association, she hopes to use her experiences to connect women across campus.

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The stories we tell about ourselves and the way we tell them help define who we are. But what if those stories are based in fiction rather than reality? OmniArts’ production of “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself)” will aim to exa…

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Editors’ Note: The students mentioned in this article chose not to be named to prevent potential threats to their families and friends back in Iran. The pseudonyms of these individuals are noted with an asterisk on first reference.

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When looking over the landscape near North 112th and Adams streets in Lincoln, an unusual patch of dense greenery stands out against the surrounding farmlands. A thick block of tall trees, intertwining foliage and dark, lush greenery provide a stark contrast to the brown and gold tones of th…

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The energetic sea of red begins to clear Memorial Stadium as the final seconds of a Nebraska football game elapse. As the last fans leave the stadium, ROTC members make their way around the stadium seats to collect material left from the game. They then collect all recycling containers in an…

Following a solid second-place finish to begin their 2020 campaign in the Rocky Mountain Open, the Huskers and head coach Chuck Chmelka walked away with positives and things to improve as they look to build on their big start going forward.

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Tosca Lee is a New York Times bestselling-author and Lincoln resident who is renowned for her thriller and historical fiction novels. In 2010, Lee partnered with bestselling-author Ted Dekker to create their post-apocalyptic series “The Books of Mortals.” Some of Lee’s solo works include “Ha…

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The No. 8 Nebraska wrestling team traveled to Iowa City to face the top-ranked team in the country, the Iowa Hawkeyes. They faced off on Saturday night at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena, where the Hawkeyes defeated the Huskers, 26-6. 

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Nebraska returned home on Saturday night looking to snap a two-game losing streak, but struggles at the end of the first half and beginning of the second kept the Huskers from keeping up with Indiana. Here are five takeaways from the loss:

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The general line of thinking going into Saturday’s matchup against Indiana was the team played well against Indiana in Bloomington and arguably deserved the win. If Nebraska did so well against Indiana last time, then surely the edge at home would be able to will the Huskers to a victory, or…

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Just over three hours after after announcing the departure of offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Troy Walters, head coach Scott Frost has filled the vacancy.

Listed below are the hours of places on campus for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln business offices will be closed, including Husker Hub and the Office of Admissions, according to Leslie Reed, public affairs director for the Office of Univers…

Now that college football season is officially over and the NFL season is winding down, it is now the time that a majority of the country starts to turn its collective eye toward college basketball as the season begins to ramp up in intensity during conference play.

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The comfortability of one’s seat has become more and more important in the movie-going experience over time. To compete with all the streaming platforms that exist today, most theaters are aiming to create higher value in going to the movies by improving their seats. Marcus Theaters, includi…

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An optimistic view of Saturday’s matchup at Pinnacle Bank Arena would entail Nebraska winning, something it was not able to do in the last game against Indiana.  This time however, the team has the help of the home fans, something it didn’t have before.

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On Thursday, Jan. 16, two Husker women’s soccer players were drafted in the National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. NWSL is home to team USA’s most memorable players and will now be the home for seniors Sinclaire Miramontez and Meg Brandt. 

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Freshman forward Yvan Ouedraogo started his college career shaky, but has steadily improved throughout the course of the season. The impact metric Box Plus-Minus (BPM), which is purported to be a metric of valuing a player’s impact, severely underrates Ouedraogo, portraying him as one of the…

Joe Goldberg gazes from afar as a shot of a woman lying in her own blood on a Los Angeles street sets the first scene of season two of “You.” This scene serves as a gruesome metaphor for what the rest of the season has in store for the audience, as the woman promptly stands up, revealing she…

2019 was an amazing year for entertainment. Many movies raked in massive profits, and TV shows and popular works of literature made headlines with innovative and diverse storylines. With the turn of the new year, multiple sites like Goodreads and Book Riot are already ramping up excitement f…

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Khalil Jackson sits alone in mid-October, as he often did, with tears rolling down his face as he contemplates walking away from the sport he has loved for years. A labrum tear had taken its toll and forced Jackson to quit practicing and undergo surgery in order for him to alleviate his pain. 

The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska began its first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, Jan. 15, with a roll call question about each member’s vision for the upcoming year.

With every new decade comes new fashion trends and fads. Statement pieces from previous decades have defined fashion forever. There were the glamorous 1920 flappers who bobbed their hair while adorned in glittery dresses, the flower children who defined the 1960s and the oversized shoulder p…

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While not quite as prolific as in 2018, 2019 was another fruitful year for hip-hop. Personally, I listened to over 90 albums, from Lil Pump to Tyler the Creator, enjoying most along the way. After spending countless hours and far too much of my time listening to music this year, here are the…

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With a new year comes the beginning of the indoor season for track and field. Although the team had an intrasquad meet in December, the first meet of the new year is the Graduate Classic, a home meet, on Friday, Jan. 17. 

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In light of talks of federal action to curtail the use of e-cigarette use among teenagers through banning flavored vapes, The Daily Nebraskan asked students, “Do you agree with a flavored E-Cig ban? Why or why not?”

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Nebraska’s offense stalls mightily when it’s forced to do it in the halfcourt. Against Rutgers, Nebraska shot 31.7 percent and only scored six fastbreak points. This was proven again against Ohio State on Tuesday, where Nebraska shot only 1-9 from the 3-point line in the first half and score…

The classic novel “Little Women” has charmed America for over a century since its publication in 1868 by Louisa May Alcott. Since then, it has been adapted into several films — first in 1917, then in 1994 and finally on Dec. 25, 2019, retold by director Greta Gerwig. Each version attempts to…

When Peter Schultze first came up with the idea for Plyo, a workout reward app, he had no idea it would gain traction so quickly. Now, only a few years after he co-founded the business in 2017, he said he and his team have their eyes set on usage on every Big Ten college campus. 

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Nebraska basketball has seen a noticeable trend in recent Big Ten Conference games this year. If Nebraska is playing against a team that plays like it does — high-paced, energetic and eager to get the ball out in transition — it generally plays well. The game against Iowa is a key example of…

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s First Year Experience and Transition Program has been renamed Center for Academic Success and Transition in order to emphasize its accessibility to students in all stages of their college career.

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Shari Veil, the associate dean for undergraduate affairs in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky, will become the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ new dean.

The Nebraska men’s gymnastics team opened its 2020 campaign with a solid showing, finishing second at the Rocky Mountain Open. Nebraska totaled 403.550 points, only behind No. 2 Oklahoma which ended the competition with 409.900. No. 6 Minnesota finished third with 391.250, No. 13 Air Force w…

Although crime was low over winter break, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department assisted the Lincoln Police Department in three different crimes, including locating a stolen vehicle, according to Sgt. Nolan Conradt and the UNLPD Facebook page.

The films released in 2019 turned out to be a pretty mixed bag. A lot of highly anticipated films, such as “It: Chapter 2” and “The Lion King,” ended up disappointing audiences. While there were a few great movies released during the first half of the year, they were mostly outnumbered by me…

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As the semester begins and holiday cheer gives way to the harsh reality of a bone-chilling January, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is providing a wide variety of entertainment options to keep Lincolnites’ minds off the cold.

On Sunday the No. 2 Nebraska Huskers were back in action for the first time since their 32-3 win over No. 24 Oregon State on Dec. 20. In Sunday’s away match at Wisconsin, Nebraska fell to the No. 8 Badgers 25-18. It was the Huskers’ first dual loss of the season and their first Big Ten match…

Nebraska continued through the Big Ten gauntlet with a trip up to New Jersey and squared off against Rutgers (14-2, 4-1 Big Ten). The game was a fight for second place in the Big Ten and the Scarlet Knights used the home court to their advantage, winning 69-65.

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As stated many times before, this season was never about the wins and losses. Its only importance was with regards to if Hoiberg’s scheme and culture could succeed in the Big Ten. For some Nebraska fans, the victory over Purdue was seen as the possible high point of the season, one of the on…

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In its inaugural season under head coach Fred Hoiberg, Nebraska basketball suffered its first major setback in Big 10 play. Its opener against Indiana, while a loss, was a game taken to overtime and Nebraska played some of its best basketball of the year. Then, Nebraska’s victory over Purdue…

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There was a moment early into the game which showed growth of a different sort for Nebraska under head coach Fred Hoiberg. 15 minutes through the first half, with Nebraska on a 0-12 dry spell, freshman forward Kevin Cross went into the low post and moved into a strong layup. He earned an and…

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Earlier in the day, Nebraska students found out that “C’s get degrees” was true during the winter graduation ceremony. A few hours later, Nebraska basketball found the inverse to be true—“C-level” efforts don’t translate to wins.

Coming off of a spirit-uplifting week with head coach Fred Hoiberg’s first Big Ten win over Purdue, Nebraska basketball secured the commitment of sophomore JUCO guard Teddy Allen Tuesday afternoon. This comes after Allen’s unofficial visit to Nebraska, where he watched them win on Sunday. 

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Shortly after the final buzzer sealed Nebraska’s first upset win of the Fred Hoiberg era, equipment manager Pat Norris quickly made his way through the throng of children and administrators like a running back trying to find a seam, holding the game ball tightly to his chest. 

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Six days after a rude awakening at Creighton, a refocused Nebraska team fell just short of an upset win at Assembly Hall, dropping its Big Ten Conference opener at Indiana 96-90 in overtime.

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Hawaii runs a unique offense, relying on almost anyone being able to get a kill. One particular reason is the state’s familiarity with beach volleyball, something the Rainbow Wahine excel at and dominated Nebraska in beach volleyball back in March.

Mariah Carey officially gave the world permission to start celebrating Christmas, which means it’s time to start watching the newest Christmas movies of 2019. Tired of watching “Home Alone” or “The Santa Clause” for the 100th time in a row? Here are the newest binge-worthy Christmas movies t…

Calling this season’s special teams unit an adventure is quite the understatement. This unit lacked consistency much of the season, particularly at the kicker position, which showed in their performances.

In the past 10 years, news in the United States has stirred emotions, ignited movements and inspired memes across the country. Looking back at them is a reminder of where America has been and an opportunity to look at where America is going. The Daily Nebraskan compiled a list of the top 15 …

By far the most successful program this decade at Nebraska, the volleyball program has gone to new levels not seen in any Husker athletic program since the glory days of football coach Tom Osborne. Nebraska has made the last four Final Fours and is currently fighting for a fifth consecutive …

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Shari Veil, the associate dean for undergraduate affairs in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky, will become the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ new dean.

The Nebraska men’s gymnastics team opened its 2020 campaign with a solid showing, finishing second at the Rocky Mountain Open. Nebraska totaled 403.550 points, only behind No. 2 Oklahoma which ended the competition with 409.900. No. 6 Minnesota finished third with 391.250, No. 13 Air Force w…

Although crime was low over winter break, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department assisted the Lincoln Police Department in three different crimes, including locating a stolen vehicle, according to Sgt. Nolan Conradt and the UNLPD Facebook page.

The films released in 2019 turned out to be a pretty mixed bag. A lot of highly anticipated films, such as “It: Chapter 2” and “The Lion King,” ended up disappointing audiences. While there were a few great movies released during the first half of the year, they were mostly outnumbered by me…

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As the semester begins and holiday cheer gives way to the harsh reality of a bone-chilling January, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is providing a wide variety of entertainment options to keep Lincolnites’ minds off the cold.

On Sunday the No. 2 Nebraska Huskers were back in action for the first time since their 32-3 win over No. 24 Oregon State on Dec. 20. In Sunday’s away match at Wisconsin, Nebraska fell to the No. 8 Badgers 25-18. It was the Huskers’ first dual loss of the season and their first Big Ten match…

Nebraska continued through the Big Ten gauntlet with a trip up to New Jersey and squared off against Rutgers (14-2, 4-1 Big Ten). The game was a fight for second place in the Big Ten and the Scarlet Knights used the home court to their advantage, winning 69-65.

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As stated many times before, this season was never about the wins and losses. Its only importance was with regards to if Hoiberg’s scheme and culture could succeed in the Big Ten. For some Nebraska fans, the victory over Purdue was seen as the possible high point of the season, one of the on…

featured

In its inaugural season under head coach Fred Hoiberg, Nebraska basketball suffered its first major setback in Big 10 play. Its opener against Indiana, while a loss, was a game taken to overtime and Nebraska played some of its best basketball of the year. Then, Nebraska’s victory over Purdue…

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There was a moment early into the game which showed growth of a different sort for Nebraska under head coach Fred Hoiberg. 15 minutes through the first half, with Nebraska on a 0-12 dry spell, freshman forward Kevin Cross went into the low post and moved into a strong layup. He earned an and…

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Earlier in the day, Nebraska students found out that “C’s get degrees” was true during the winter graduation ceremony. A few hours later, Nebraska basketball found the inverse to be true—“C-level” efforts don’t translate to wins.

Coming off of a spirit-uplifting week with head coach Fred Hoiberg’s first Big Ten win over Purdue, Nebraska basketball secured the commitment of sophomore JUCO guard Teddy Allen Tuesday afternoon. This comes after Allen’s unofficial visit to Nebraska, where he watched them win on Sunday. 

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Shortly after the final buzzer sealed Nebraska’s first upset win of the Fred Hoiberg era, equipment manager Pat Norris quickly made his way through the throng of children and administrators like a running back trying to find a seam, holding the game ball tightly to his chest. 

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Six days after a rude awakening at Creighton, a refocused Nebraska team fell just short of an upset win at Assembly Hall, dropping its Big Ten Conference opener at Indiana 96-90 in overtime.

featured

Hawaii runs a unique offense, relying on almost anyone being able to get a kill. One particular reason is the state’s familiarity with beach volleyball, something the Rainbow Wahine excel at and dominated Nebraska in beach volleyball back in March.

Mariah Carey officially gave the world permission to start celebrating Christmas, which means it’s time to start watching the newest Christmas movies of 2019. Tired of watching “Home Alone” or “The Santa Clause” for the 100th time in a row? Here are the newest binge-worthy Christmas movies t…

Calling this season’s special teams unit an adventure is quite the understatement. This unit lacked consistency much of the season, particularly at the kicker position, which showed in their performances.

In the past 10 years, news in the United States has stirred emotions, ignited movements and inspired memes across the country. Looking back at them is a reminder of where America has been and an opportunity to look at where America is going. The Daily Nebraskan compiled a list of the top 15 …

By far the most successful program this decade at Nebraska, the volleyball program has gone to new levels not seen in any Husker athletic program since the glory days of football coach Tom Osborne. Nebraska has made the last four Final Fours and is currently fighting for a fifth consecutive …