Three former Huskers return to Lincoln for FIVB Volleyball Nations League

Three former Nebraska volleyball players will be part of the U.S. Women’s National Team competing in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League this week at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Two-time Olympic medalist Jordan Larson (outside hitter), Kelsey Robinson (outside hitter) and Justine Wong-Orantes (libero) are part of the 14-player roster. Larson will serve as…read more »


City Officials and L.P.S Board of Education Reach Compromise On Funding For School Safety Initiatives

City officials have reached a compromise concerning funding for additional school resource officers and community learning center programs. The Mayor’s office, Lincoln City Council and Lincoln Public Schools Board of Education have decided a new inter-local agreement would be the best way to ensure long-term funding for the initiatives. The truce comes after weeks of…read more »


Blueprint Nebraska Unveiled

A new statewide initiative called “Blueprint Nebraska” is unveiled Friday. Co-Chair Union Pacific President Lance Fritz from Omaha says the aim is to help usher in a new era of economic growth and prosperity. Co-Chair 21st Century Equipment President Owen Palm from Scottsbluff says he hopes that the process also helps end the urban-rural divide…read more »

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Breon Dixon granted waiver, can play for Huskers in 2018

Nebraska outside linebacker and Ole Miss transfer Breon Dixon was granted a waiver by the NCAA on Thursday and will be able to play in the 2018 season. Dixon transferred to Nebraska in January. He played safety during his freshman year last season, but worked at outside linebacker this spring. Outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt…read more »


Husker basketball secures third commitment for 2018 class

The Nebraska men’s basketball team picked up a 2018 point guard commit on Thursday. Point guard Amir Harris from Hagerstown, Maryland became the third member of the Huskers’ 2018 class. Harris is 6-foot-5, and a consensus three-star prospect. He was a former Rhode Island commit, but reopened his recruitment in October. Harris’ only official visits…read more »

University Criticized for Handling of Campus Confrontation

University criticized for handling of campus confrontation Eds: APNewsNow. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A major professors association has criticized the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for its handling of a confrontation between a university lecturer and a student recruiting for a conservative group. The American Association of University Professors said in a report issued Thursday that the…read more »