78th Governor of CBS is Jacob Mason

Jacob Mason of Firth, NE elected Governor of Cornhusker Boys’ State...

Talent Show 2018

Elvis was in the building!

Husker Coaches Visit Boys & Girls State

“Go Big Red” “Go Big Red” “Go Big Red”

Dr. Jo Steals the Show

A Boys’ State tradition since 1996!

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Statewide Campaign Tour

Statewide Campaign Tour

Candidates for state and county offices “toured” the state in advance of the primary election

Nationalists & Federalists?

Nationalists & Federalists?

Cornhusker Boys State is randomly divided into two political parties, Nationalists and Federalists.  The two parties start with a blank platform.  Party members work to adopt “planks” of the platform at their conventions.  Following the  party conventions,...
Drones At Boys State

Drones At Boys State

Professor Matthew Waite of the UNL College of Journalism’s Drone Lab visited Boys State on Monday.  Professor Waite touched on issues of privacy, regulation, and applications for drone technology....
” A week that shapes a lifetime”

” A week that shapes a lifetime”

“A week that shapes a lifetime.” It is near impossible to say one significant event can change your life. To have the audacity to make that claim you need the ability to back that claim up. Without a doubt, the staff of Boys’ State believes that they...
Singing Staters

Singing Staters

The Cornhusker Boys State choir held it’s first rehearsal.

Local Election Results 2018

Local Election Results 2018

Cities held elections to establish local government. On Monday, the newly elected officials will attend workshops to learn about their positions and hold official meetings.

Governor Knust Welcomes Delegates to 2018 Session

Governor Knust Welcomes Delegates to 2018 Session

Hello all! My name is Riley Knust and, as the serving Governor, it is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to Cornhusker Boys State 2018. Going into Boys State last year, I didn’t really know what to expect. All I knew is that I’d play some sports, maybe run for...

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The Importance of Historians

One of the most amazing aspects of Cornhusker Boys’ State is the opportunity that the young men have to take a break from politics and participate in either sports or news writing. This down time reminds the boys that not everything has to be about politics and having...

Athletics: Why They Matter at Cornhusker Boys State

Athletics: Why They Matter at Cornhusker Boys State While at Boys State, young men apply themselves in different ways but athletics allow some of them to show their skills no matter how loud or quiet they are. Athletics have been around since the conception of Boys...

Boys State Program Changes Throught the Years

By Tony Maras & Dustin Hovanec Boys State has been a premier leadership camp ever since its founding in 1935 by two Illinois legionnaires, Hayes Kennedy and Harold Card. This program was created in response to the founding and growth of the socialist Young...
The Gift that Keeps Giving

The Gift that Keeps Giving

By: Logan Thomas and Jaliya Nagahawatte The connections at Boy’s state are ones that will last a lifetime. Generation after generation of fathers who went to Boys’ State will send their sons to Boys’ State. No family embodies that better than the Perlinger...
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The Gift that Keeps Giving

By: Logan Thomas and Jaliya Nagahawatte The connections at Boy’s state are ones that will last a lifetime. Generation after generation of fathers who went to Boys’ State will send their sons to Boys’ State. No family embodies that better than the Perlinger...

Keeping 400 Kids in One Piece

By: Coden Prokopec With all of the fun and new things that have been experienced at Boys’ State so far, few have taken time to consider some of the work that goes on behind the scenes in the program. One vital member of the staff is Bill Montz, Chief Medical...

Nationalists Position Strong

The Nationalist Platform meeting stated off with the party chairmen and secretary introducing each other and briefly going over Platform Meeting procedure. The first topic covered was the planks of the party–the main ideals. Examples included their stance on...

Bataan, a wonderland for the outgoing

Coming from Lincoln, Nebraska, I have grown accustomed to being around a large variety of people, with different interests, backgrounds, etc. etc.; however, going to Northeast High School, it did not prepare me for what I have experienced here so far. The registration...

Governor Knust Welcomes Delegates to 2018 Session

Hello all! My name is Riley Knust and, as the serving Governor, it is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to Cornhusker Boys State 2018. Going into Boys State last year, I didn’t really know what to expect. All I knew is that I’d play some sports, maybe run for...
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