KEARNEY – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a candlelight vigil will take place at 7 p.m. in the Atrium of the Nebraskan Student Union on Monday (Jan. 19) at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The vigil, free and open to the public, will highlight key figures who played important roles in the fight for civil rights for both African-Americans and Mexican-Americans. The event will also highlight people who continue to challenge civil rights. Speakers will … [Read more...] about UNK hosting candlelight vigil in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.
Brain cancer survivor made honorary Loper By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – Addison Samuelson’s fight with brain cancer started in the living room of her Cambridge home. With her mom, Jessica Carbaugh, by her side, it was time to have some serious conversation. Just the two of them. Mother and teenage daughter. It was May 2012. Doctors at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha just performed surgery to remove a mass near Addison’s … [Read more...] about Addison Samuelson adopted by UNK basketball team