Happy Hanukkah A symbol of faith Debbie Denenberg shares the tradition of lighting the Menorah with her son Lev.
With the season of thankfulness near, Edge asked four decorated Huskers to reflect on their careers and what makes them give thanks. Two football players and two basketball players shared their appreciation for Husker Nation, for family, for opportunities and the chance to give back.
Karen Jennings Age: 43 Accolades: Nebraska record-holder for career and single-season scoring; 1992-93 Big Eight Conference Female Athlete of the Year; 1991-92 and 1992-93 CoSIDA All-American-of-the-Year Currently: Realtor, CBS Home As a young girl in Persia, Iowa, Karen Jennings was thankful for the few hours a day she could […]
Eric Piatkowski Age: 43 Accolades: Record-setting forward, nicknamed “The Polish Rifle” for three-point shooting accuracy; second-highest career points in NU history; averaged 21.5 points per game as a senior Currently: Father of Paisley, Paige and Jace For 14 years in the NBA, Eric Piatkowski struggled to balance his busy […]
Steve Warren Age: 35 Accolades: 1999 First-Team All-Big 12; third-round NFL draft pick by Green Bay; Nebraska Football Hall of Fame member Currently: Founder of D.R.E.A.M. – Developing Relationships through Education, Athletics and Mentoring; Omaha Concordia High School football coach; leader of the Warren Academy, an athletic training and development […]
Eric Crouch Age: 34 Accolades: Record-setting Nebraska quarterback; 2001 winner of the Heisman Trophy, awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. Currently: Big Ten Network analyst; owner of Crouch Recreation I’m most thankful for the people I’ve met and the relationships I’ve built through […]
As a little girl, Mary Clare Sweet watched her mother practice yoga with a sense of awe. In the 1980s, yoga wasn’t yet mainstream, and Lincoln yogis like her mother met in basements to practice an ancient art form that felt exotic and special. Watching her mother, Sweet would sometimes […]
Adam Briley strives daily to be a better leader. He’s read dozens of books on the topic – author John Maxwell is a favorite – and has crisscrossed the country for leadership seminars and conferences. A tattoo on Briley’s right shoulder reminds him to “burn the boats,” a phrase inspired […]
Courtney Hawkins knows first – hand how hard the dating game can be. “I met a lot of frogs be – fore I met my fiancé,” she confesses. Meeting the right person and falling in love takes time, Hawkins affirms. It’s tough. So for Hawkins, who honed her skills helping […]
Some days, Omaha stylist Kirby Keomysay uses shears and a blow – dryer to make women look beautiful. Other days, he uses chicken wire, hot glue and Styrofoam. Keomysay, owner of Kontempo salon, has mastered the spectrum of hair styling. He’ll give women a killer blowout during Kontempo’s Happy Hour […]