In the face of the pandemic, mental health deterioration as a result of financial hardship, social isolation, healthcare-related anxiety, and the general stress of dealing with uncertainty has remained a national concern. In response to the staggering need for public mental health support, Nebraska recently introduced LB247, a bill to create a 3-digit Mental Health Crisis Hotline Task Force.
A podcast covering sex and spirituality is coming to Lincoln, Nebraska. After a friend noticed a KZUM advertisement, New Host, Kate Pierson, realized she could reach a larger audience. A podcast format will provide a more structured approach to discussing how intimacy and spirituality are intertwined.
After the snap of extreme cold weather in Nebraska, we wanted to take a look at what the situation looked like for our Lincoln's unsheltered individuals. You can learn more about the efforts of our local organizations during the cold weather.
KZUM and Rabble Mill are partnered on a new Drive-In Concert Series. Check out this post, our Facebook page or listen to Hear Nebraska FM for more information.
The Lincoln Women’s March took place virtually on Saturday afternoon via Zoom and Facebook Live. The inability to gather in person didn’t keep the organization from hosting a joyful celebration complete with singing, dancing, prayer and party whistles.
KZUM is exploring the impacts of the pandemic on local businesses across Lincoln. In this article we explore the impacts on a few of the businesses located in the Historic Haymarket neighborhood of Lincoln.
In the first week, which was held over Zoom on Friday, February 12, students introduced themselves and were given a crash course targeting the basics of producing a podcast, such as weighing the necessity of internet connectivity, deciding whether listeners will have download ability and considering financial costs.
Animal fosterers are people from all walks of life–full-time workers, retirees, college students–and are involved with either the short-term or long-term fostering program. The latter is a program that works with animals that are not great candidates for adoption. The fosterers are committed to providing extra time and attention to cats who are injured or unable to function independently.
It’s no secret that the outbreak of COVID-19 has taken a toll on the local music scene. Beloved venues have closed their doors, social distancing measures have limited audience engagement, and performers have had to deal with the loss of a crucial aspect of their lives. With no other choice, Lincoln musicians have spent the past 10 months applying their creativity to finding new ways to perform, rehearse, and interact with the community.
A New KZUM Program Archive is now available! This archive allows you to listen to KZUM programs for 2 weeks after they first air on 89.3 KZUM - In their entirety. If you miss one of your favorite shows or perhaps you just want to revisit one you've already heard, now you can enjoy it with the new ARCHIVE!