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Universities should protect all ideas

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR On Jan. 30, President of the University of Nebraska Hank Bounds sent an email to all students in Nebraska’s only public university system. Part of that email read: “Our pledge to you is that the University of Nebraska will keep working every day...

A streetcar would move Omaha forward

Zachary Mulrenin CONTRIBUTOR Earlier this year, Amazon announced that they were seeking a location for a second headquarters. Among their preferences for the host city were that it should have a population of over 1 million, can attract and retain a workforce and have a good...

Tax reform’s affects on UNO students

Grant Sobetski CONTRIBUTOR With sweeping federal tax reform being proposed, UNO students will see both immediate changes and long-term effects. Both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate released tax plans the first week of November that open discussions about the scrapping of certain tax deductions...

“Spring Awakening” comes to UNO theater

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER Realistic and raunchy, UNO Theatre’s production of “Spring Awakening” will take the stage this week. “Spring Awakening” is a rock musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sate. The musical chronicles the lives of several adolescents maturing in late 19th century Germany. The...

UNO researchers to study link between stress and health

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Researchers in a University of Nebraska at Omaha study will look at the link between officers’ exposure to violence in prison and longterm mental and physical health problems. The study is being led by Professor Benjamin Steiner, Assistant Professor Joseph Schwartz and two...

UNO festivities celebrate Nontraditional Student Week

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Division of Continuing Studies hosted a variety of events, from a family movie night to an etiquette dinner, Nov. 6 through 10 to celebrate Nontraditional Student Week. A large portion of UNO’s students are considered “nontraditional,” and to...

Norl shines as Omaha falls to Montana State

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR In an overtime thriller dominated by missed shots, Omaha men’s basketball dropped their season opener on the road against Montana State, 89-80. Daniel Norl had his best game, scoring 29 points, along with nine rebounds and a team-leading two steals, shooting 13 for 18....

Women lose opener at Bradley

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR In a game lacking for three-pointers, Omaha women’s basketball fell in their season opener to Bradley last Friday night by a score of 69-56. The Mavericks lost many possessions on turnovers, committing 18. Bradley committed only 11. That, on top of 9 blocks...