‘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...

The Dark Side: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Zane Fletcher EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was a bad movie. There, I said it. Despite the hype, I tried to approach Star Wars as just another...

Best places to grab a bite on campus

By Ciara Watson CONTRIBUTOR It’s high noon; you are on campus at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. You just finished what seems like the hardest...

Cage the Elephant experiments with grunge

Zane Fletcher EDITOR-IN-CHIEF When Cage the Elephant burst onto the scene in 2009 with their first self-titled album, many instantly fell in love with the hard...