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In his 2016 State of the University address, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green declared a goal of boosting enrollment from around 25,000 to 35,000 students by 2025. In the next year’s address, he pointed to “an aspirational goal” of 32,500 students.

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On this week's episode of Cinebraskans, hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss Big Mouth, Gemini Man and all the latest movie news! They also go through each other's Letterboxd accounts to discuss each other's love and distaste for various films. 

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In western Nebraska, beneath the murky wake of Walgren Lake, a monster lies in wait. Its serpentine body coils and glissades through the waters while anticipating when it will breach the surface to surprise an unfortunate swimmer. Witnesses say the beast’s body is scaly, its teeth are razor-…

The Ratings Percentage Index, more commonly referred to as the RPI, has its flaws, but is not yet in its final days. The demise of the RPI was over-exaggerated, and it is still used for postseason selection despite the known struggles with the metric.

The Nebraska football team is off to a 4-3 start after a strong final push last year. After discussing the offense’s performance so far in 2019 compared to how it finished last season on Wednesday, it’s time to focus on the defense. 

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As Nebraska football reaches its first of two scheduled bye weeks this season, a controversial statement by Athletic Director Bill Moos is worth revisiting.

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The sex offender registry makes people aware of individuals in the surrounding area, whether it be their neighbors or employees, who have been convicted of a particular subset of crimes. However, the Nebraska Legislature might be looking to change that. A Lincoln Journal Star article reporte…

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As fall break for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students is just around the corner, students are looking forward to relaxing, staying in and not having classes on Monday, Oct. 21, and Tuesday, Oct. 22. The Daily Nebraskan asked students what they are most excited about for the impending bre…

The music of the four-piece indie-folk band Big Thief has consistently seemed too cohesive to have been conceptualized by more than just one inspired person. The conceptual intensity that resonates throughout the band’s freshman and sophomore releases, 2016’s “Masterpiece” and 2017’s “Capaci…

When most people think of the biggest figures in the history of jazz, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker are some of the most prominent names that come to mind. Active since the 1990s, vibraphonist Stefon Harris is slowly climbing the ranks of jazz’s legends. Harris and his band…

For many children in the United States, Halloween traditions are built on scary costumes, trick-or-treating and candy. This spooky season is also the time for people to adorn the outside of their houses with pumpkins, ghosts and witchy decorations. While some countries around the world may c…

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Fred Hoiberg’s offense is part of what made him so revered at Iowa State, and its system is what made him so appealing for the Chicago Bulls when they hired him in 2015. The most important characteristics of his system are an emphasis on floor spacing, wing play, transition offense and a hig…

Many people can relate to the warm and fuzzy feelings brought about by getting cozy, relaxing and biting into a crisp, sweet chocolate bar. Chocolate plays a big part in most people’s childhoods, like attending recess or creating hand turkeys. It has the potential to bring people together th…

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With its quaint Midwest charm and vibrant college town ambiance, Lincoln doesn’t necessarily seem like a city full of haunted locations. However, the familiar narrow city streets and pleasant neighborhoods sport a variety of urban legends that declare something paranormal may be going on wit…

As the week comes to a close and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s fall break comes around, students prepare to take a break from the busy life of a college student. Whether the stress stems from midterms or just student life in general, this four-day weekend appears to be more than neede…

As midterm exams approach, so does the inevitability of diving headfirst into books and study guides. But studying doesn’t have to be a daunting task. As long as you’ve got the right soundtrack, preparing for midterms can be a chill and relaxing time. The Daily Nebraskan Culture staff gather…

Evan Lutz, entrepreneur and founder of Hungry Harvest, which delivers custom produce orders as a means to cut back on food waste, will share his views on sustainability and entrepreneurship as part of an event sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s University Program Council. 

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Last season, the Nebraska football team finished strong, winning four of its last six games with the two losses coming by a combined eight points. That strong finish contributed to some offseason excitement and expectations for this season, as the team was ranked No. 24 in the preseason AP poll.  

Once again, the elites of the Big Ten avoided upsets despite facing difficult opponents. Wisconsin cruised to an easy win, while Ohio State had a bye. Penn State escaped at Iowa with a win as well as Michigan, who had to stave off a late rally from Illinois.    

Cue the classic Addams Family snaps for the kookiest family making a comeback to the big screen this October. The famously ghoulish Addams Family made its debut in 1938 as black and white cartoons made by American cartoonist Charles Addams. Fast forward 81 years, and the family has had a pro…

It’s been a long weekend, to say the least. I am currently writing this as I ride back from watching Nebraska lose in embarrassing fashion, which is starting to feel like a fall tradition at this point. There are a lot of different ways to view Saturday night’s debacle, but here are my five …

The 2020 Olympics are closing in where over 11,000 athletes are expected to compete in Tokyo. In less than 10 months, a former Husker will be one of them. On Sunday, Oct. 6, it was announced that former Nebraska softball catcher Taylor Edwards will be a part of the USA softball team for the …

In the greenspace outside of the Nebraska Union on Monday, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students had a chance to chase their worries away. The sun peeked over the top of the building just enough to shine into the bubbles that were floating through the air, as students enjoyed activities ra…

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When thinking about the difference between an average team and a great team, experience is one of the things that comes to mind. Especially in collegiate sports, it is important to have experience and the knowledge of how to handle certain situations. It’s also important that underclassmen l…

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Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Boos and Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced this morning that the Nebraska-Illinois football game slated for Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, will be held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. The game will be the Cornhuskers’ opening game of the…

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Everything’s bigger in Texas, or at least, that’s how the popular expression goes. The singing trio known as The Texas Tenors gave credence to this saying during its passionate Sunday afternoon concert at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

The first time I ever got hit on in public was at the Starbucks line in the Nebraska Union. I was a young, hopeful freshman waiting for an iced coffee. All of the sudden, this tall blond boy with a longboard and a visor leaned over and said “Hey, you see those swivel chairs?” I slowly turned…

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Nebraska soccer’s tradition of draws against Rutgers was continued Sunday as the team drew 1-1 at home. This result is the first time this season Nebraska hasn’t followed up a win or draw with a loss. This momentum will be appreciated, as Nebraska looks to end the season strong with only thr…

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Nebraska was manhandled against Minnesota on Saturday night, nearly getting shut out in a 34-7 loss. Many people expected the Huskers to stand a chance, if not win against the Gophers, so the showing was incredibly disappointing for the team and fans. Going into the bye week, it’s clear Nebr…

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The Nebraska Huskers (4-3, 2-2 Big Ten) traveled north on Saturday in hopes of notching another Big Ten West win and keep their division title hopes alive. Instead, those hopes went south after the Huskers were thoroughly beaten by Minnesota (6-0, 3-0) 34-7.

On this week's episode of Cinebraskans, hosts Kyle Kruse, David Berman and Mia Everding discuss their various thoughts on the controversial film "Joker."

The Nebraska women’s golf team notched a seventh-place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in its third tournament of the fall season. The Huskers posted a team score of 627 and finished one stroke ahead of Cal Poly and four shots behind San Francisco.

During its 14 seasons, reality competition show “America’s Got Talent” has helped launch the careers of many notable talents, including musicians Jackie Evancho and Grace VanderWaal. On Oct. 13, one of those talents will be in Lincoln when The Texas Tenors perform at the Lied Center for Perf…

Nebraska’s domination against both Michigan schools since joining the Big Ten can only rival the domination of Tom Osborne’s Huskers against the state of Kansas in the Big Eight. Nebraska is 36-5-1 against both Michigan and Michigan State and has never lost to either school at home.

The Lied Center for Performing Arts will provide students with an opportunity to experience authentic Chinese culture in Lincoln. On Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., the Lied Center will host “A Night of Chinese Arts” performed by internationally touring professionals. 

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Painted canvases decorate the long, still room as people stand in silence and study the artwork, contemplating what type of brush strokes the artists might’ve used. If one could teleport inside the gallery without ever having seen the exterior, they might wonder if they’ve landed in an art s…

The summer sun may still be shining, but the breeze is making its way into fall, introducing a new season of fresh finds. Fashion has become a big part of what makes up someone’s personality. It can help people hide parts that they don’t want to be seen or help them express who they truly are.  

Scranton, Pennsylvania, locals The Menzingers seem to be defying the laws of tradition. For most musicians, there seems to be a decline in their quality of music as they get older. Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and every member of Van Halen have fallen into this trend, but The Menzingers have follow…

With Halloween season approaching, many spook-searching students have started to think about what costume to wear, and whether they are going out or staying in with friends. With most college students on a tight budget, spending money on a costume can be difficult to justify. Luckily, there …

Senior Tanner Owen and junior Tom Westenberger both finished inside the top 15 as they led the Nebraska men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Maridoe Invitational. The Huskers recorded a team score of 919 and finished one stroke behind the University of Texas at San Antonio and four …

Many entertainers today have to carefully toe the line between being funny and offensive. In the minds of some artists, like comedian Chris Rock and “Joker” director Todd Phillips, being funny has become more difficult due to a heightened awareness of political correctness and “woke culture.”

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Nebraska football is looking to get another win this weekend and head into their bye week with a 5-2 record. That will be no easy task, as the Huskers travel to Minneapolis to face an undefeated Minnesota team. Plenty of questions surround both teams, making this an intriguing Big Ten matchup.

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Last week, the Lincoln Journal Star reported the first known e-cigarette or vaping-related death in Nebraska. The report follows weeks of reports of hundreds of people hospitalized and at least 12 dead due to vaping related illnesses. In light of this, The Daily Nebraskan asked students on c…

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The past two weeks haven’t quite gone to plan for the Nebraska offense. First, the Huskers were held to just seven points against a talented Ohio State defense in a tough loss. Then, last week against Northwestern, 13 points were enough to power the team to a victory, but a combined 20 point…

As the scent of pumpkin spice and autumn leaves flow through the air, so does the inevitability of romance. The Daily Nebraskan culture staff compiled a list of songs from artists like Kendrick Lamar, LANY, The 1975 and more to match the cozy and loved-up atmosphere that accompanies the fall…

The Huskers escaped last week against Northwestern, but have little time to celebrate as they hit the road for a tough matchup against Minnesota. The Gophers have gotten off to a great start as they are undefeated, going 5-0 so far this year.

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Pumpkin-carved gas cans, vintage maroon trucks filled with pumpkins, a portrait of the singer Willy Nelson painted on the front of a metal barn filled the atmosphere of Sycamore Farms in Waterloo Oct. 4 through Oct. 6. 

As “500-year floods” are becoming the new normal for the Cornhusker State, one University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor has new research that indicates which agricultural practices are best for helping soils soak up precipitation, according to Nebraska Today.

Gillian Allison is attempting to keep the tradition of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Philosophy Club alive. While past iterations of the club have fizzled out, she said she hopes to grow the program and spread awareness for the importance of philosophy. 

Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State and Minnesota continued rolling with blowout wins to remain undefeated in this week’s Big Ten action. Michigan showed up against a ranked team, beating Iowa 10-3 in the Big House. Most teams played conference foes with no notable upsets taking place.

In week five of the 2019 NFL Season, 19 former Huskers were active on NFL rosters with three on injured reserve, one on the practice squad and one suspended. Here are the best performances from those active players in week five.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln seniors Bryce Lammers of Fordyce and Cheyenne Gerlach of DeWitt were crowned homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Oct. 5 homecoming football game against Northwestern University.

Reusable food containers are now available in Husker Heroes locations as a sustainable alternative to paper bags after the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska Environmental Sustainability Committee proposed the idea last April. 

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Early into conference play, there seems to be something different about this year’s squad that stands out from most Husker volleyball teams. The Huskers’ defense has been average so far, yet the offense has come out firing.

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Painted canvases decorate the long, still room as people stand in silence and study the artwork, contemplating what type of brush strokes the artists might’ve used. If one could teleport inside the gallery without ever having seen the exterior, they might wonder if they’ve landed in an art s…

The summer sun may still be shining, but the breeze is making its way into fall, introducing a new season of fresh finds. Fashion has become a big part of what makes up someone’s personality. It can help people hide parts that they don’t want to be seen or help them express who they truly are.  

Scranton, Pennsylvania, locals The Menzingers seem to be defying the laws of tradition. For most musicians, there seems to be a decline in their quality of music as they get older. Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and every member of Van Halen have fallen into this trend, but The Menzingers have follow…

With Halloween season approaching, many spook-searching students have started to think about what costume to wear, and whether they are going out or staying in with friends. With most college students on a tight budget, spending money on a costume can be difficult to justify. Luckily, there …

Senior Tanner Owen and junior Tom Westenberger both finished inside the top 15 as they led the Nebraska men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Maridoe Invitational. The Huskers recorded a team score of 919 and finished one stroke behind the University of Texas at San Antonio and four …

Many entertainers today have to carefully toe the line between being funny and offensive. In the minds of some artists, like comedian Chris Rock and “Joker” director Todd Phillips, being funny has become more difficult due to a heightened awareness of political correctness and “woke culture.”

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Nebraska football is looking to get another win this weekend and head into their bye week with a 5-2 record. That will be no easy task, as the Huskers travel to Minneapolis to face an undefeated Minnesota team. Plenty of questions surround both teams, making this an intriguing Big Ten matchup.

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Last week, the Lincoln Journal Star reported the first known e-cigarette or vaping-related death in Nebraska. The report follows weeks of reports of hundreds of people hospitalized and at least 12 dead due to vaping related illnesses. In light of this, The Daily Nebraskan asked students on c…

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The past two weeks haven’t quite gone to plan for the Nebraska offense. First, the Huskers were held to just seven points against a talented Ohio State defense in a tough loss. Then, last week against Northwestern, 13 points were enough to power the team to a victory, but a combined 20 point…

As the scent of pumpkin spice and autumn leaves flow through the air, so does the inevitability of romance. The Daily Nebraskan culture staff compiled a list of songs from artists like Kendrick Lamar, LANY, The 1975 and more to match the cozy and loved-up atmosphere that accompanies the fall…

The Huskers escaped last week against Northwestern, but have little time to celebrate as they hit the road for a tough matchup against Minnesota. The Gophers have gotten off to a great start as they are undefeated, going 5-0 so far this year.

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Pumpkin-carved gas cans, vintage maroon trucks filled with pumpkins, a portrait of the singer Willy Nelson painted on the front of a metal barn filled the atmosphere of Sycamore Farms in Waterloo Oct. 4 through Oct. 6. 

As “500-year floods” are becoming the new normal for the Cornhusker State, one University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor has new research that indicates which agricultural practices are best for helping soils soak up precipitation, according to Nebraska Today.

Gillian Allison is attempting to keep the tradition of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Philosophy Club alive. While past iterations of the club have fizzled out, she said she hopes to grow the program and spread awareness for the importance of philosophy. 

Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State and Minnesota continued rolling with blowout wins to remain undefeated in this week’s Big Ten action. Michigan showed up against a ranked team, beating Iowa 10-3 in the Big House. Most teams played conference foes with no notable upsets taking place.

In week five of the 2019 NFL Season, 19 former Huskers were active on NFL rosters with three on injured reserve, one on the practice squad and one suspended. Here are the best performances from those active players in week five.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln seniors Bryce Lammers of Fordyce and Cheyenne Gerlach of DeWitt were crowned homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Oct. 5 homecoming football game against Northwestern University.

Reusable food containers are now available in Husker Heroes locations as a sustainable alternative to paper bags after the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska Environmental Sustainability Committee proposed the idea last April. 

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Early into conference play, there seems to be something different about this year’s squad that stands out from most Husker volleyball teams. The Huskers’ defense has been average so far, yet the offense has come out firing.