UNO declares a “no day” despite below-freezing temps– and students have feelings about it

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER At 9:46 p.m. the evening of January 15, the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Twitter account posted an announcement that classes...

Rednecks to party at UNO’s Baxter Arena

By Derek Munyon ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Baxter Arena will play host to two of the most popular “redneck” comedians on Friday. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the...

Always Sunny continues to improve, Broadchurch’s new season comes up short, but still a...

By Phil Brown, Reporter “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” 2015 marks the 10th year of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” FX’s black comedy sitcom about...

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Construction of UNO hockey's new on campus arena has been suspended because it was discovered that the site was on top of an Indian burial ground.  The construction site, near the old location of Chili Greens, is said to contain at least 23 graves.


Lebron wins Mega-Millions, retires from NBA ring-less

You may be asking yourself, 'how the hell did this happen'? The villain of the NBA and also one of the best players in the league is retiring from the NBA after winning the Mega Millions jackpot of $640 million.


UNO Criss Library hosts first ever karaoke contest to benefit students’ studies

Campus libraries are generally home to late night cram-sessions, highly caffeinated, stressed out students and, of course, books. But Friday was a different day at the UNO Criss Library. The study center became somewhat of a concert hall as it hosted the first ever Maverick Karaoke Contest. The contest, held in the front entrance of the library, was open to faculty and students.


‘Twilight’ fans distraught over ‘Hunger Games’ success

"The Hunger Games" had a huge opening last weekend, raking in over $150 million in ticket sales and pleasing fans and producers alike. Its projected sales for its second weekend are $72 million, more than $2 million above original expectations. Overall, the movie appears destined to be a crowd-pleasing film, exceeding the take for its most prominent competitor, the "Twilight" movies.


Tornado destroys newly built Academic Excellence Center

On Thursday, Mar. 29, severe weather threatened surrounding Douglas county areas south of Dodge and a tornado touched down on the east side of campus, strategically pinpointing the Academic Excellence Center that was built in February. Already prone for destruction, the center was not able to withstand the forceful gales that ravaged the campus. Ironically, all other buildings were untouched.