“The truth is good for everyone. I see this as a real moment of grace.” – George Lucas, Archbishop of Omaha, after the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office requested 40 years of records from the state’s three Catholic dioceses amid ongoing investigations into sex abuse.
“This is no moral victory. We expect to win every game we play, especially in our house. It’s unacceptable. We cannot lose here.” – Nebraska linebacker Luke Gifford after the Huskers’ 33-28 loss to Colorado in the team’s delayed season opener.
“I don’t care very much about these two parties because I don’t think either of them has a long-term vision.” – Sen. Ben Sasse, on Meet the Press, after tweeting over the weekend that he “regularly” thinks about leaving the Republican Party.
“The issue is we’ve just never experienced this kind of humanity.” – Lincoln East High School principal Sue Cassata, as the building that’s long been the city’s smallest high school is expected to reach 2,200 students.
“It is my strong belief that these detainees should not be housed in a correctional facility any longer than necessary. The current waiting period is very unreasonable.” – Lancaster County Jail Director Brad Johnson, before the Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee, on the months-long wait some people with mental illness spend in jails waiting for an opening for psychiatric care.
“What was once the best college volleyball experience in the NCAA has become world class. This is amazing, and these girls don’t know how good they’ve had it.” – Former Nebraska volleyball standout Sarah Pavan, addressing the Devaney Center crowd after being inducted into the NU Hall of Fame and having her jersey retired the same weekend.
“Not every building will be able to put up all of their show. We were able to do it well and do it fast.” – Pinnacle Bank Arena manager Tom Lorenz on the record weight of at least 190,000 pounds of equipment hung from the ceiling during Metallica’s concert in Lincoln last Thursday.