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Women’s basketball closes home schedule with loss

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR In the final home game of what has been a rollercoaster of a season, the Omaha women’s basketball team fell to Summit League leader South Dakota by a score of 72-50. “They’re undefeated in the league for a reason,” said Omaha Head Coach Brittany...

University of Nebraska reveals areas to be impacted if proposed budget cuts become reality

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR University of Nebraska officials revealed last Tuesday which programs will be eliminated if the budget cuts proposed by Gov. Pete Ricketts become reality, according to an Omaha World-Herald article published on Feb. 14. In January, Ricketts proposed to cut NU’s funding by $11...

Rejuvenated Mavs sweep Northwestern opening in doubleheader

Andrew Nelson CONTRIBUTOR The Maverick baseball team glided to a pair of back-to-back opening day wins, 14-8 and 10-5, over Northwestern last Saturday in Glendale, Arizona to begin the season 2-0. Game One – Omaha 14, Northwestern 8 Northwestern got out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom...

Men’s basketball falls to Denver, 94 – 78

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR Opening their final road trip of the regular season, Omaha dropped a decision to the Denver Pioneers in Colorado, by a score of 94-78. Omaha had previously defeated Denver at Baxter Arena in double overtime. Leading a high-percentage Maverick team was Daniel Norl, scoring...

Anna’s best friend: the miraculous story of a Houston rescue pup

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER According to a quick Google search for the name “Balto,” the word found its meaning in the definitions “bold” and “brave,” which is only fitting for junior Anna Palmesano, who found just that in her new best friend. Balto, a now 3-and-a-half-month-old...

#13 Omaha beats #9 for first time at Baxter Arena

Justin Kies CONTRIBUTOR The UNO Hockey team finally took the ice again this past weekend against the University of North Dakota, on Feb. 16 and 17, after a much needed 13-day break. The Fighting Hawks of UND traveled to Omaha’s Baxter Arena to face the Mavericks for...

UNO hosts largest LGBTQ+ conference in the Midwest, counter-protests WBC

  Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha hosted MBLGTACC, the largest LGBTQ+ conference in the Midwest, over the weekend. MBLGTACC stands for Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference. This year marked the first time in the conference’s 26-year history that it was...

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” appropriately rounds out trilogy

Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR Three years and a couple of production delays later, “Maze Runner” fans finally get the long-awaited conclusion to the trilogy. Building on the relative success of the previous two installments, the final film, “The Death Cure,” picks up a few months after the...