‘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.


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...

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. 


A letter to my freshman self

Kamrin Baker Digital Editor Hi baby Kam, By now, you’ve realized that the minute you’ve enrolled as a Maverick at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, every...

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.


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.