| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
His last day on the job wasn't filled with any pomp and circumstance. No special proclamations or gold watches or one final ride on the field, with shoulder pads propping up one of the legends of college football.
Tom Osborne mingled outside the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Tom Osborne announced his retirement as Nebraska’s athletic director effective Jan. 1.
“It has been a pleasure and an honor to work in the Athletic Department for the past five years,” Osborne said at a press conference. “I hope...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 10:58 AM
New Liberty University football coach Turner Gill already sees benefits in his position that didn’t exist at his three previous coaching jobs, including his alma mater, the University of Nebraska.
“One thing that’s stood out to me in my...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:55 PM
About 20 college basketball coaches were on the receiving end of the mass text message:
"Edward Morrow Simeon
6-7, Class of 2015
You snooze, you lose"
Until last week, everybody had been sleeping on the most active, energetic player in a Simeon...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Ahhhh ... pizza for breakfast.
Having the authority to make such a weighty decision is often embraced by college students, dabbling in their own newfound freedom from the parental raised eyebrow.
But making these choices is not without cost. Schedules...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:56 PM
The UC Irvine contingent at the Olympic Games in London includes Amber Neben, a women's road cyclist who earned a master's degree from UCI.
Neben attended Orange Lutheran High and competed in track and field at the University of Nebraska, where she was...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Journalism is in the midst of a major transformation, writes Sue Burzynski Bullard, who visited the Chicago Tribune on a fellowship sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications....
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As Penn State University president, Graham Spanier would spend move-in weekend bunking in the freshman dorms, and last year he met the fate of every student who arrives a little too late: the dreaded top bunk.
"As a resident of a top bunk, I can report...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:54 AM
University of Nebraska senior swimmer Kelsey Larson, a Corona del Mar High alumna, was honored Monday by the Nebraska athletic department with the prestigious Heart and Soul Award.
Larson was honored as part of the HERO Leadership breakfast, an annual...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Twelve senior athletes at Laguna Beach High signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday to continue their academic and athletic careers.
"Celebrating the success of our athletes is important and I am very proud of our students," Laguna Beach...