City and Colour set to play at the Slowdown

Canadian acoustic  folk singer Dallas Green, also known as City and Colour, is set to play the Slowdown Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Advanced tickets are $22 and day-of-show tickets are $25.


Student art on display at UNO Art Gallery

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR Art students have their time to shine at the University of Nebraska at Omaha gallery. The annual juried art student exhibition is open for...

College students can identify with story, characters of Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (his book of success) is a realistic fictional story based on the life of a college student, who reminisces about his life in the 1960's.
Readers are transported from the famous Beatles song to the single person perspective world of the narrator, Toru Watanabe.
The book begins with Toru having a hard time writing about his most intense memories.
 


UNO professor examines unexposed culture

"They are very underrepresented and misunderstood," Dr. Bridget Blomfield says when speaking about the Shi'a women that she writes about.    


World Civilizations Film Series kicks off with murder mystery

The history department's World Civilizations Film Series kicked off its second year on Friday, Feb. 24, with a screening of the 1947 film, "Crossfire." The series is the brain child of a group of World Civilization instructors, said organizer Jo Behrens.


War a fascinating topic for students

War is a terrible part of the human experience. During my lifetime there have been U.S. military operations in Honduras, Panama, Somalia, Liberia, Serbia, Bosnia and Libya. This list is brief and doesn't even include the current War on Terror or Operation Desert Storm, but the point is that war as an institution has been a part of all of our realities in one way or another for our entire lives.


Camp Coworking Omaha: Trash Can Kids zine release party

On Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., Camp Omaha hosted a live painting and zine release party for local artist Erick Uncool.  The zine features underground music and art found all over Omaha and Lincoln, with photos of live hip hop performances Dirty Diamonds and Omaha's very own Midtown Marauders. This is the first zine to ever be released, and according to Eagle Salazar, they are hoping to release at least four this year. Every packaged Trash Can Kids Volume One zine came with separate pins, stickers and printed photos, different for every case.


Taste of Omaha draws in massive crowd for the 3-day festival event

Omaha's 15th annual Taste of Omaha proved to be a success as the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing was flooded with people all weekend long.