Future graduate committed when she failed to measure up

Friends and family of Kristen Flatchest are extremely distraught after the 24-year-old senior was committed immediately after a traumatic experience at the UNO Bookstore.


‘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.


Faculty Q&A with Preston II, the Betta from the UNO Gateway Newspaper

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER DISCLAIMER.THE TOPICS AND ISSUES COVERED IN THIS EDITION ARE NOT REAL NEWS. … HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY. It is, in my best belief,...

Seasonal Shouts: what fall tradition are you based on your major?

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR We all love a good Buzzfeed Quiz, right? Or for some of us, the Daily Shouts in the New Yorker. We can...

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.


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...

Quick Hitters

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.


What Dr. Who taught me about futile dreams

I will never be a 900-year-old Time Lord

Oh, the nature of a futile dream.

Nor will David Tennant or Matt Smith - sorry, I mean "The Doctor"

Ever love me like he loved Rose or Sara Jane.