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This year, Halloween is on a Sunday, so that means you have a whole weekend to dance to “Thriller” at parties and howl at the moon. Unfortunately, that also means that you need to either have multiple costume ideas or suffer through the same costume all weekend long. If you stick with one co…

Local stores in Lincoln offer a wide range of eco-friendly and ethically sourced items. A variety of them can be found in places near you. In this article, I have mentioned some of my favorite eco-conscious and ethically sourced stores for everyone to visit in Lincoln and online.

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There is nothing wrong with a little competition, and for students on The Husker Motorsports team, competition means squealing tires and roaring engines as their cars rip around the track at a breakneck pace. But the many hours that go into the car before track day also help them prepare for…

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From the Campus Recreation Center to Counseling and Psychological Services, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln tries to provide a wide variety of resources to help its students succeed. Many students, however, might not know about the resources available or don’t know how to access them.

On this week’s episode of Scarlet Fever, host Grant Hansen and co-host Landon Wirt recap Nebraska football’s unfortunate fall break trip to Minneapolis, Minnesota and discuss where the team stands entering the bye week. After 1-2-NU, Husker volleyball and soccer discussion closes this week’s show. 

A lot of people get nervous when they hear they have to take a science course. Dense, technical language and math can make the brain seem to slow down. Art or English majors might want a class with more ethics and discussions, while science-specific majors might want a break from all of the …

The revival of the app YikYak in 2021 has allowed individuals to anonymously post about their communities, including those at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. However, even on the app that heralds anonymity as it’s claim to fame, no one is truly anonymous.

Between Oct. 10-16, the most frequently reported crimes to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department were non-reportable accidents and larceny from a motor vehicle with four reports each, according to UNLPD’s Daily Crime & Fire Log.

Imagine the streets of Lincoln filled with huge displays of color and inspiration from artists all over the country. According to Katelyn Farneth, the LUX Center for the Arts exhibition and gallery shop director, the Emerge LNK mural exhibit was created to make that vision a reality. 

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln plans to host a Greek Summit to address concerns regarding Greek life, following allegations of sexual assault at multiple fraternities.

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I can’t talk to my dad about politics. Every discussion turns into a debate about COVID-19, about my “indoctrination” and the current fate of our democracy. As a Trump-flag-flying, faith-based midwestern conservative, my dad is not alone in his views. I am sure my situation is not unique. 

In the this weeks episode of The Daily Nebraskan's Husker Hot Takes, senior sports editor Landon Wirt is joined by assistant multimedia editor Evan Dondlinger to reflect on Nebraska's loss to Minnesota, talk about about the program's first bye week since the start of the season, and the last…

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The Big Ten had one of its most chaotic weeks yet in Week Seven. The top spot in the conference’s pecking order switched hands after a huge upset and several lower-ranked teams got big wins over those higher up, leading to a shuffle in all parts of this week’s power rankings. 

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On this week's episode of You Heard it Queer First, co-hosts Becca Holladay, Sydney Miller and Emma Whaley bring you their hand-picked pieces of spooky (queer) media to analyze the equally spooky "bury your gays" trope and other representation issues. Tune in for an enriching discussion abou…

Week Six in the NFL was filled with action and shakeups. After the week of games was over, only one team is still searching for its first win, while the lone undefeated team reminded the league why it is still without a loss on the season.

In the first episode of The Daily Nebraskan's new weekly special, Husker Hot Takes, senior sports editor Landon Wirt is joined by assistant news editor Nick McConnell to discuss the upcoming Nebraska at Minnesota football game, and the future of the Husker's football team.  

For the first time since the opening episode, host Grant Hansen and co-host Landon Wirt tackle this week’s episode of Scarlet Fever by themselves. Landon and Grant fill this week’s episode with Husker football talk, including a breakdown of last week’s loss to Michigan and preview of this we…

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Just as the Black Death increased the bargaining power of Europe’s peasantry, so too has COVID-19 increased the bargaining power of the American worker. While nowhere near as deadly, the combination of worker shortages and reasonable unemployment benefits has allowed those still working to a…

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While tough midterms may be putting the brakes on some student’s travel plans, one University of Nebraska-Lincoln freshman is able to jet around the country on a whim, skipping town for places like the Great Lakes, the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic seaboard twice a week. 

The Nebraska women’s soccer team lost in stunning fashion against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday night, blowing a 3-0 lead and eventually falling 4-3 as Iowa scored three unanswered goals in the second half.

You strive to eventually own a company, but you don’t want any of your competitors to catch wind of these endeavors. You also like to be fashionable and comfortable. You drink black coffee, and you eat a handful of spinach for breakfast. Finally, you really want to wear a blazer to class, bu…

The Big Ten made the most of the national spotlight awarded to it in Week Six. The matchup between two top-5 teams lived up to the hype, the conference’s top offense put up big numbers and an upstart program took a conference favorite down to the wire

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Following the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan, hundreds of refugees are headed to Nebraska with a local nonprofit asking for volunteers to support one aspect of the resettlement process.

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On the evening of Oct. 7, members of the Lincoln community gathered in two separate venues only blocks away from each other. Both groups settled into their seats and stared up at speaking figures, nodding and laughing. 

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There is no place like Nebraska on a football game day, but some alumni have found a close alternative. Across the country, more than 130 watch sites have been organized by previous graduates and friends of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Speakers questioned University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 protocols at an event entitled “Candid COVID Conversations” in the Nebraska East Union hosted by UNL’s chapter of Turning Point USA. 

In Week Five of the NFL, teams were reminded that nothing in the league is given. In total, there were 12 missed extra points, tying an NFL record since the NFL pushed back the extra point to the 15-yard line, along with 12 missed field goals, all of which occurred this past Sunday. 

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We need to continue creating a more diverse space that is safe for Black Americans on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Almost 75% of the student body is white, while 2.6% of the student body is Black. Even though we have resources readily available at the Jackie Gaughan Multicultur…

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About half a year ago, Jay Thaisetthawatkul, a junior physics and Russian double major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, first took up the brush and began painting. He was originally inspired after a trip to France during his junior year of high school, and he finally started in college.

Summer is ending, and gone are the days of lake dates and picnics. If you’re in need of some new date ideas for fall, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve searched all over Pinterest and even pulled some ideas from my own journal to bring you some new and exciting date ideas to try out this year.

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Fall has started and with that comes the urge to buy new decorations. Being a college student, it can be difficult to justify buying decorations due to their high prices. I’ve compiled a small list of three cheap and easy DIY projects to give your home the fall feel on a budget.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth Spiller announced Monday morning that she will be resigning from her role, according to an email sent to deans and faculty of the university. 

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Forty-three percent of dating college women reported experiencing violent or abusive behaviors from their partner, according to the National Coalition Against Dating Violence. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Advocacy, Response & Education focuses on spreading awareness of d…

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From a young age, I have had to answer the million-dollar question that adults, for some reason, find amusing to ask children: what they want to be or do when they grow up. Although the question is open and adults usually nod in approval at most responses, some answers elicit more nods than …

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Editor’s Note: Due to recent changes to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department’s Daily Crime & Fire Log that reduced readily available descriptions for individual crimes, The Daily Nebraskan has combined the past two weekly crime logs into one.

After a promising start to the season, the Nebraska soccer team is now on an eight game winless streak, the most recent being Sunday's 3-2 loss to the No. 16 Michigan Wolverines.

When students walk into dining halls at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, devils and angels begin popping up on their shoulders as choices are laid out before them. Pizza or salad. Soft serve or fruit. French fries or carrots. 

In third grade, Kaila Halpine, now a senior psychology major, took part in her first stage performance at the 2008 Randolph Elementary School talent show. She played a 15-second song her grandma taught her, entitled “Maybe,” on the ukulele. Today, Halpine rocks her heart out on stages all ac…

From the markets of Marrakech, Morocco to the Šar Mountains of Kosovo and the sunny Pacific shores of Fiji, Peace Corps volunteers travel to and immerse themselves completely in countries around the world while providing aid in whatever way they can. Now, undergraduate students at the Univer…

What better way to recap Homecoming week than with a Daily Nebraskan alum? On this week's installment of Scarlet Fever, host Grant Hansen and cohost Landon Wirt are joined by Omaha World-Herald writer Dirk Chatelain to discuss Nebraska football's beatdown of Northwestern and looming matchup …

I plan on celebrating my 22nd birthday on Oct. 8 while wrapped in bedazzled fabric that could pass as a dress, as long as you’re not my parents. I’ll be standing — slightly buzzed — in the corner of my boyfriend’s house while a raging party happens around me. My one ring-embellished hand wil…

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Starting out as four women looking to expand their music interests, the local all-girl punk band Estrogen Projection has grown into an exciting addition to the local music scene. Estrogen Projection made their imprint with their female empowering image and is continuing to concentrate on the…

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I hate social media. There is too much puffery, too many selfies and far too much meaningless content, and it all takes up way too much of our time. That being said, I also spend hours a day scrolling, tapping and liking content that I forget about as soon as the next post grabs my fleeting …

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Every year, The Daily Nebraskan will conduct an annual newsroom diversity report through its Diversity and Inclusion Board. This is the second year of doing so. We collect demographic data such as race, gender, sexuality and more to give a clear picture of the representation — or lack thereo…

With only two teams playing outside the conference, the Big Ten had its most chaotic week yet. Several blowouts and unexpected victories shook up the bottom half of the rankings, with only one team below the top 5 staying in the same position it was last week. 

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On this episode of The Game, co-hosts Haley Elder and Johnna Sisneros deep dive into the throes of a new relationship and all the changes that happen during the first month.

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The death penalty is a barbaric vestige of a cruel past and has no place in modern society; we should abolish it once and for all. In the past decade the battle over the death penalty in Nebraska has been something of a confusing roller coaster. One constant in the whole affair has been Gov.…

In Week Four of the 2021 season, NFL teams are starting to get into their groove. The Arizona Cardinals, which sit alone at first place in the NFC West, are the lone undefeated team left in the league following a win over the Los Angeles Rams last Sunday. 

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will consider making the athletics director a vice chancellor and reaffirm a commitment to returning and transfer students at its meeting Friday. Students also plan to resume protests encouraging the university to divest from fossil fuels.

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Many people speculated what would come of the building that housed Barry’s Bar and Grill after it closed its doors to the public in March of 2020. Some students thought it would get turned into a parking garage, and others thought it would just stand empty forever. Well, that didn’t happen. 

Welcome to You Heard It Queer First, the podcast where the Daily Nebraskan's queer staffers discuss and analyze queer media. In this inaugural episode, hosts Becca Holladay, Sydney Miller and Emma Whaley discuss Lil Nas X, his album MONTERO and their favorite queer artists.

Last week, the University of Minnesota became the third Big Ten school to declare its intention to disinvest in fossil fuels. Pressure from students had been growing and the administration finally recognized and agreed with the arguments being placed before them. The Gophers will now make no…

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Iowa is not only our biggest competitor on the football field but also in the stands. As of this fall, Kinnick Stadium is selling beer and wine to fans during events, showing more leniency in their loose dry campus policy. 

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Film director Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” which won France’s top film prize in the Palme d’Or, arrived to America with momentum, but failed to find a home in the states with many critics panning the film as yet another shocker flick that drifted across the Atlantic Ocean, bathed in gratuity …

In this episode of In My Humble Opinion, Sydney Miller, Emma Krab and Brian Beach are joined by assistant sports editor Jason Han to talk about the good, the bad and the PowerPoint aesthetic of the four finalist designs for Lincoln's new city flag.

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Nebraska football’s past three games against Northwestern had been decided on the final play. That was not the case this season, as Nebraska reversed its fortunes against the Wildcats, demolishing Northwestern 56-7. The win tied the largest margin of victory ever for Nebraska over Northwestern. 

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A night game crowd in Memorial Stadium remained, undeterred, as the third quarter ended, setting the stage for what was in store for the beginning of the final quarter. Nebraska trotted out two flamethrowers in each endzone, and commenced its long-awaited light show.

From the markets of Marrakech, Morocco to the Šar Mountains of Kosovo and the sunny Pacific shores of Fiji, Peace Corps volunteers travel to and immerse themselves completely in countries around the world while providing aid in whatever way they can. Now, undergraduate students at the Univer…

What better way to recap Homecoming week than with a Daily Nebraskan alum? On this week's installment of Scarlet Fever, host Grant Hansen and cohost Landon Wirt are joined by Omaha World-Herald writer Dirk Chatelain to discuss Nebraska football's beatdown of Northwestern and looming matchup …

I plan on celebrating my 22nd birthday on Oct. 8 while wrapped in bedazzled fabric that could pass as a dress, as long as you’re not my parents. I’ll be standing — slightly buzzed — in the corner of my boyfriend’s house while a raging party happens around me. My one ring-embellished hand wil…

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Starting out as four women looking to expand their music interests, the local all-girl punk band Estrogen Projection has grown into an exciting addition to the local music scene. Estrogen Projection made their imprint with their female empowering image and is continuing to concentrate on the…

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I hate social media. There is too much puffery, too many selfies and far too much meaningless content, and it all takes up way too much of our time. That being said, I also spend hours a day scrolling, tapping and liking content that I forget about as soon as the next post grabs my fleeting …

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Every year, The Daily Nebraskan will conduct an annual newsroom diversity report through its Diversity and Inclusion Board. This is the second year of doing so. We collect demographic data such as race, gender, sexuality and more to give a clear picture of the representation — or lack thereo…

With only two teams playing outside the conference, the Big Ten had its most chaotic week yet. Several blowouts and unexpected victories shook up the bottom half of the rankings, with only one team below the top 5 staying in the same position it was last week. 

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On this episode of The Game, co-hosts Haley Elder and Johnna Sisneros deep dive into the throes of a new relationship and all the changes that happen during the first month.

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The death penalty is a barbaric vestige of a cruel past and has no place in modern society; we should abolish it once and for all. In the past decade the battle over the death penalty in Nebraska has been something of a confusing roller coaster. One constant in the whole affair has been Gov.…

In Week Four of the 2021 season, NFL teams are starting to get into their groove. The Arizona Cardinals, which sit alone at first place in the NFC West, are the lone undefeated team left in the league following a win over the Los Angeles Rams last Sunday. 

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will consider making the athletics director a vice chancellor and reaffirm a commitment to returning and transfer students at its meeting Friday. Students also plan to resume protests encouraging the university to divest from fossil fuels.

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Many people speculated what would come of the building that housed Barry’s Bar and Grill after it closed its doors to the public in March of 2020. Some students thought it would get turned into a parking garage, and others thought it would just stand empty forever. Well, that didn’t happen. 

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