The University of Nebraska-Omaha's Writing Center is celebrating the National Day on Writing, Oct. 24, by hosting an open house. This is the fourth year the Writing Center has celebrated the National Day on Writing, an event that encourages students to have fun writing and to learn about what the Writing Center offers.
A few winters ago, Liam Neeson began a new phase in his career. He went from dramatic Oscar-worthy performances in films like "Schindler's List" and "Michael Collins" to an unlikely action star in the hit film "Taken." It was an odd move and hasn't been without its bumps.
With the rise of many bars, venues, restaurants and other miscellaneous businesses, Benson's late-night scene has become quite popular over the years. On any given weekend, the bars are nearly bursting with thirsty customers.
After a long night of thirst quenching, a lot of people get hungry. But after a certain hour, the dining options have been pretty scarce. Adding to the neighborhood's after-hours food scene, as well as giving a nod to Benson history, Baxter's has been serving up by-the-slice pizza and sandwiches since December - and they certainly have got it going on.
From fast-paced army songs to elegant tunes prefacing a woman's marriage to a mystic Knight of the Holy Grail, the wind ensemble concert on Sunday put on by Doane College and the University of Nebraska Omaha had an eclectic selection of music.
From Jamie Lee Curtis issuing blood-curdling screams in "Halloween" to ABC Family filling their nights with macabre movies during their annual 13 Nights of Halloween lineup.
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On Thursday, Nov. 14, some of the area's most fashion-forward residents were treated to the new Nebraska Crossing Outlets' FirstLOOK event before the mall's grand opening on Friday, Nov. 15.
UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.