UNO lands McDonald’s all-American

When Brian Ranier was playing ball on the streets of Brooklyn, he never dreamed that his career would take him to Omaha of all places. 


Mega Millions fever spreads with 640 million winners nationwide

Last week's record Mega Millions jackpot brought record ticket sales. Standing at over $640 million, this jackpot brought even the most secluded souls out with the idea of becoming filthy rich.


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.


Psychology department introduces new dream research program

The University of Nebraska Omaha Psychology department announced the creation of its new dream studies program Thursday, Mar. 29.  The new graduate-level Oneirology and Sleep Research program will be an interdisciplinary study field in association with Bioinformatics and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.


‘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.


Dorm fire

A new outbreak has plagued UNO dorms recently. A fire ant epidemic has left students in Maverick Village stunned and upset over the recent isolated incident. Reports of the new bug infestation hit the health department Friday morning.


A love letter to the Target dollar section

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER The most dangerous weapon that has ever been handed to me was a Target shopping basket. Red, oval-shaped and encompassing of...