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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

News Writing and Reporting students report on university occurrences after dark

Students from Kevin Warneke's News Writing and Reporting class are reporting on university occurrences after dark.

Some of the story assignments require students to be on campus after 11 p.m.

Kevin Warneke, a School of Communication professor, met with Wendy Townley, the assistant director of University Relations, and Andrea Ciurej, the editor-in-chief of The Gateway, to produce a story list for Warneke's students before the beginning of the fall semester.

Warneke assigned stories to his students in class on Oct. 26. Before assigning the stories, Ciurej introduced herself to his class and familiarized students with The Gateway. Ciurej will serve as the photographer for the students covering stories on campus after hours.

Some stories will be published in a special section of The Gateway this month.

Student Chase Spencer meets up with a custodian working the late-night shift on campus on Nov. 2 at 11 p.m. Spencer's after-dark story involves shadowing a custodian after university hours. Spencer interviewed the custodian in Arts and Sciences Hall (Andrea Ciurej/UNO).

Student Ainslee Kardisco interviews Mohammed Husain, Criss Library building services assistant, after midnight on Nov. 3. Kardisco's after-dark story involves reporting on library closing and security procedures. Kardisco shadowed Husain as he closed the library up for the night (Andrea Ciurej/UNO).

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