Shedding “The Freshman 15”

Trent Ostrom CONTRIBUTOR For many students entering college, “The Freshman 15” is something they likely experience. While this is an unfortunate situation, there is still the...

UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.


How to eat healthy on a college student’s budget

It's inevitable – once you start classes, you're going to be crunched for both time and cash. And since you're not looking to order all your meals from McDonald's Dollar Menu (at least, I hope you're not), you'll need a plan. Otherwise, you'll find yourself deciding how to make a half-eaten bag of Doritos and minimarshmallows into a balanced meal at 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Been there, done that.


Study reveals why we eat sugar under stress

Researchers have discovered that the reason we eat sugar while stressed is because sugar reduces cortisol, the stress hormone. Out of 19 volunteers, eight...

Can a shoe really put more power in your stride? UNO researcher finds shoe...

Who wouldn’t want running shoes that not only protect your feet, but also give you energy as you go? Before you shell out the...

This week in news….

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to be held on campus The UNO Recovery Community would like to put information about on-campus Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. AA meetings are...

VIDEO: Several Dundee restaurant closures wrongfully announced

By Avery Wenck The Omaha News Last week a controversial list was released by the Omaha Health Department naming 165 restaurants to be closed down in...

Tricks for tackling food cravings

(Family Features) If your diet’s been derailed by a sudden desire for chips or hankering for a hamburger, you’re not alone. According...