Pete Ricketts didn’t come to Obama’s speech and it shouldn’t matter

By Jared Kennedy NEWS EDITOR President Barack Obama visited Nebraska last week. He spoke at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Baxter arena and there were...

UNO says “Snow” thank you, to cancelling classes

Sophie Ford Copy Editor It has become a running joke, and also an expectation, that in severe weather UNO tends to avoid cancelling classes. Even when...

M’s Pub disaster hits home for UNO student

By Trent Ostrom CONTRIBUTOR M’s pub was a 43-year-old Omaha restaurant located in the Old Market. It was a staple in the local scene. The food...

‘The new arena smell’: President rocks crowd at Baxter Arena

By Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR Opened in October of last year, the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Baxter Arena is only a few months old, a newborn compared...

Remembering Omaha’s unresolved civil rights history

Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR The concept of “political prisoners” isn’t something we like to associate with the United States. Perhaps we think of Cuba, North Korea, Iran...

MavRide expansion a step in the right direction

By Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR The difficulties of parking on or near the University of Nebraska-Omaha campus have been written about ad nauseum in this paper....

Baseball banquet set for Feb. 13

The UNO Diamond Club has set the date of Saturday, Feb. 13 for its seventh annual “Season Opener” event to support Omaha baseball. Held...

The Light Side: Star Wars “The Force Awakens”

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is not the best Star Wars film. But “The Force Awakens” is a good Disney...