‘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.


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.


3-D brings ‘Jackass’ to new levels of disgusting

The "Jackass" crew returns to theaters for a third time, this time bringing 3-D to its TV spin-off.

When the idea of filming in 3-D was suggested, at first Johnny Knoxville and company were worried about adding such a completely new element to the film.


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.


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.


Campus Security to hold annual Parking Games

After years of complaints and incessant recommendations to provide more parking, campus security is ready to make some changes. 


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.