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Abby Meader gives Omaha a much needed lift

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR It all happened so fast. As it often goes with sports, if you blinked you may have missed it. Tied at 1-1 with Missouri State a couple weeks ago, the Mavericks were yearning for their first win. They were down 1-0 early in...

UNO parking tweet causes parking confusion among students

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR A UNO parking tweet spurred confusion about residential parking on Sept. 7, 2017. “No UNO parking in neighborhoods near Dodge/Scott Campuses. This could result in a city violation/ tow. Permit-free parking at Lot 26,” the tweet read. The Park Omaha call center said the...

UNO diversity numbers continue to grow

Jose Rodriguez CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha is growing in numbers of underrepresented and first-generation college students. Last year’s numbers of incoming underrepresented freshmen students were close to one third out of 2,069. Now with an upcoming freshmen class of 2,105 for the 2017-2018 school-year,...

Dreamer’s Pathway scholarship still offered at UNO

Grant Sobetski CONTRIBUTOR The Dreamer’s Pathway Scholarship will still be offered at the University of Nebraska at Omaha despite the uncertain fate of DACA. There are no plans for the scholarship to stop being offered at UNO, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Jonathan Benjamin- Alvarado said. The...

Faculty Q&A with Bill Pickett of Student Involvement

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Most likely toting around free t-shirts and fidget spinners with a smile on his face, the majority of students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha have seen him; Bill Pickett. Pickett is the Director of the Milo Bail Student Center and...

Many students are unaware of security name changes

April Knipp CONTRIBUTOR Two years after UNO Security Department changed its name to the UNO Department of Public Safety, students are still unaware. “I don’t think people are informed on who is who and what is what,” student Brandon McDermott said. “We aren’t informed. If they are...

DACA demonstration destroyed on campus

Grant Sobetski CONTRIBUTOR Two University of Nebraska at Omaha sophomores showed support for DACA students despite dissidents within their own community. Renata Valquier Chavez and Caelyn Armshaw organized a chalk drawing event on the "Free Speech Zone" with almost 30 other volunteers and wrote phrases such as...

Women’s soccer lose to hometown rival in stormy night

Jack Hoover CONTRIBUTOR When it comes to rivalry matches, all bets are off as to what the outcome of the game will be. Those games where the teams have that added bit of lengthy history or geographical proximity between them are almost always thrilling and hardly...