Connecticut Casual on Campus:

 With the rise of the satirical website Total Frat Move - a conglomerate of stories, photos, videos and comments from Greek communities around the nation - fraternity guys everywhere are learning how to dress Connecticut Casual.

From dawning Ralph Lauren attire and pastel colored flat-front shorts, to rocking Sperry's and well-groomed hair, the average fraternity man is boldly embracing the prep-school style.


UNO to host show choir festival

Next week UNO will host the 2012 Show Choir Invitational, and the university's vocal music department would like to invite everyone to attend.    


Series offers enrichment and life lessons

Film Streams, together with the Natan and Hannah Schwab Center for Israeli and Jewish Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha, is screening a film series which offers moviegoers an opportunity to increase their knowledge about Israel and learn valuable life lessons.


Film Streams Welcomes Alexander Payne Event

On Nov. 20, Film Streams and the Slowdown will host a Waikiki Party celebrating the new film "The Descendants," by Academy Award-winning director and Omaha native Alexander Payne. 


Trans-Siberian Orchestra rocks Mid-America Center

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - For a holiday as over-commercialized and drawn out as Christmas, people can grow tired easily, bored and cynical about the annual celebration. Green and red become cliché.  Aside from the true meaning of the holidays, the spirit of celebration can become stale, old and predictable for those who crave variety and unorthodox stimulation.


First autoerotic novel, Marcella, celebrates 40 years

Marcella, the first English book ever published that explored sexuality from taboo standpoints, will celebrate its 40th birthday this month with the release of a 40th anniversary limited edition of the classic version.


Ed Sheeran’s U.S. debut a welcome British invasion

 

Guitar in hand, Ed Sheeran has crossed the pond with a splash. The British singer-songwriter's first major label endeavor, "+," debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Folk albums chart. "+" isn't specifically folk, rock, pop or acoustic. Sheeran's chameleon writing and performance style varies so greatly that it's hard not to be impressed. 

Morton Meadows makes for a memorable mark

 

Located between Center and Leavenworth streets, from 42nd to Saddle Creek streets, Morton Meadows is a historic area in Midtown Omaha where you can eat, shop, stroll around on the Boulevard or go watch a softball game.