In Nebraska, Latinos make up 9 percent of the state’s population and that share is increasing. But among voters, Latinos have one of the lowest turnout rates, especially during midterm elections like the one this year.
What are political campaigns and local organizations doing to ensure they reach the growing Latino population?  Jackie Sojico of NET News reports on their efforts.  http://bit.ly/1iSNwjC

In Nebraska, Latinos make up 9 percent of the state’s population and that share is increasing. But among voters, Latinos have one of the lowest turnout rates, especially during midterm elections like the one this year.

What are political campaigns and local organizations doing to ensure they reach the growing Latino population?  Jackie Sojico of NET News reports on their efforts.  http://bit.ly/1iSNwjC

What has to happen to allow journalism organizations to use drones to cover stories?  NPR talks with Matt Waite of the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-LIncoln in this story from All Things Considered on NET Radio.

A climber from Lincoln was close enough to see and hear the avalanche that killed at least 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. It was the single deadliest accident ever on the world’s highest mountain. Today, Robert Kay is still at Everest base camp, as all climbing has stopped to mourn the dead, and with talk of Sherpa strikes and teams abandoning their climbs. On Sunday Kay talked by cell phone with Mike Tobias of NET News about the accident and what’s happening now on Mount Everest.  Read the interview and learn more about his expedition here:  http://bit.ly/1lC9PSs

A climber from Lincoln was close enough to see and hear the avalanche that killed at least 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. It was the single deadliest accident ever on the world’s highest mountain. Today, Robert Kay is still at Everest base camp, as all climbing has stopped to mourn the dead, and with talk of Sherpa strikes and teams abandoning their climbs. On Sunday Kay talked by cell phone with Mike Tobias of NET News about the accident and what’s happening now on Mount Everest.  Read the interview and learn more about his expedition here:  http://bit.ly/1lC9PSs

A growing number of Nebraska teenagers are staying after school to write poetry. At a time when arts often take a backseat to other subjects in school, the spoken word poetry competition, Louder than a Bomb, provides a creative outlet. And for some students that outlet is critical. Read more about it and listen to some of the poetry as part of our story:  http://bit.ly/QCP3DR

A growing number of Nebraska teenagers are staying after school to write poetry. At a time when arts often take a backseat to other subjects in school, the spoken word poetry competition, Louder than a Bomb, provides a creative outlet. And for some students that outlet is critical. Read more about it and listen to some of the poetry as part of our story:  http://bit.ly/QCP3DR

Is it possible to make a contest based on debate over the great ethical dilemmas of our time? Not only is the answer “yes,” but a team of students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will compete in the Ethics Bowl against teams from across the country later this week.