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Budget Cut: Ricketts to replace entire state of Nebraska with Bruce Springsteen’s 1982 album ‘Nebraska’

Governor Pete Ricketts was confident, composed and ready to strike when he walked into the State Capitol building with his beat-up Sony Walkman and giant Bose noise canceling headphones on Monday, Feb. 12. Unprompted, as he strode into the meeting to decide the bi-annual budget, the good governor said, “There’s no place like Nebraska, except […] Read more

UNL Board of Regents approves new $80 million building that serves absolutely no purpose

In a time of construction and expansion for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, students and faculty can look for even more expansion coming very soon. UNL President Hank Bounds announced last Thursday that the Board of Regents approved unanimously to go forward with a construction project that will convert the Selleck green space into a new […] Read more

Enacting vertical budget cuts, UNL to demolish western half of Oldfather Hall

Uncertainty surrounding the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s impending budget cuts was somewhat put to rest early yesterday morning when the office of the chancellor announced one step in its plan to meet the state’s budget problems. In June, UNL plans to destroy the western half of Oldfather Hall, one of the most notable vertical landmarks on […] Read more