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OPINION: I don’t agree with Pete Ricketts but I’d still let him [REDACTED][1] me

Editor’s note: This article has been modified to meet The DailyER’s editorial standards. For a family-friendly reading experience, refer to the footnotes at the bottom of the page. Nebraska’s commander in chief, governor Pete Ricketts, has terrible opinions on just about everything. From his stance on abortion and same-sex marriage to his love of the death penalty and […] Read more

Heartbreaking: Herbie Husker asked Billy Bluejay to be his Valentine this year instead of Lil’ Red

Husker football season has been over for almost three months, yet heartbreak has struck the Huskers once again. This year for Valentine’s Day, the Nebraska Cornhuskers mascot, Herbie Husker, has asked the Creighton Bluejays mascot, Billy Bluejay, to be his Valentine, instead of the Huskers’ younger, alternate mascot, Lil’ Red. Lil’ Red was shocked to […] Read more

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