‘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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.