‘The Descendants’ a perfect film of life’s imperfections

Directed by Omaha native Alexander Payne, "The Descendants" is about Hawaiian real estate lawyer Matt King (George Clooney), a struggling parent who must confront his family's issues.

UNO theatre opens season with ‘The Government Inspector’

No one is who they seem in UNO's adaptation of "The Government Inspector," which opened this past weekend. Originally written in 1836 by Nikolai Gogol and adapted by Jeffery Hatcher in 2008, UNO's Douglas Paterson took the play one step further with an adaptation of his own. Paterson, who directed the play, moved the time and setting of the piece from Russia in the 1830s to our own familiar Omaha, Neb. in 1861.

Rusted Root releases much anticipated album after 9 year hiatus

For the last 20 years, Pittsburgh-based band Rusted Root have gained a huge following with their mix of all different styles of music.


Enthusiasm key to being a Student Orientation Leader

As a Student Orientation Leader it's important to be informative and organized about University of Nebraska Omaha's campus to keep people on task throughout the day. But one other characteristic is just as important: enthusiasm.

Bruno Mars brings class back to music

Bruno Mars has said in interviews that from a young age he was exposed to a variety of music including reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B. He began impersonating and performing songs by Michael Jackson, Elvis and The Temptations. It's these artists' influence that listeners can hear the most of in Mars' debut fulllength album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans.'

contagion portrays infectious fear

"Contagion," Stephen Soderburgh's new movie, isn't a movie you should see if you're a germaphobe or if you think you're getting a cold.

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday

Each year on the first Saturday of May, comic books shops across the country give away free comic books to anyone who walks through...

The Afro Nick mixes classic with new in unique sound

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor From the first bars of their self-titled album, it is apparent that The Afro Nick has a sound that strikes a curious dichotomy...