Schools grappling with student cellphone use
Nebraska schools are wrestling with the problem of cellphones distracting students.
Midwest weather experts want to talk about climate change, but they face pushback and threats
Meteorologists and climatologists often have a tough job explaining climate change to the public, especially in places where audiences may be more skeptical of the science. In the Midwest and Great Plains, strong resistance has pushed some out of the field.
UNL proposes restructuring, slashing budget of diversity and inclusion office
The university’s proposed $12 million cuts would eliminate $3.4 million in vacant faculty or staff positions and reduce funding for more than $1.4 million in student teaching assistants and temporary lecturers
Caucus Land Ep. 2: Iowa’s march to the right
Former President Donald Trump’s first campaign for president was unlike anything Iowa caucus goers had experienced before. Many voters clung to his right-wing populist message and still support him as he runs for the White House a third time. His election in 2016 marked a clear shift in Iowa’s politics that’s still very present today.