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By Zach Wendling
Nebraska News Service 

NU Regents amend policies that could open door to more alcohol at athletic events


February 17, 2022

During a recent meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska Regents opened the possibility for alcohol sales at athletic events.

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents amended its policies on Feb. 11 in a first step to allowing alcohol sales at more athletic events, beginning with the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena on March 5 and 6.

The regents voted 7-0 in favor of the changes. District 4 Regent Elizabeth O'Connor was not in attendance.

"I think this makes a lot of sense and is a practical first step if we ever decide to go down the path of allowing alcohol at additional university athletic events," University of Nebraska President Ted Carter said.

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