News for the week of 9-20-11.
As the semester marches on towards midterms, many students are focused on particular goals. Here, a few Mavs share their thoughts with the Gateway about what they are looking forward to during the Spring 2012 semester.
While most people running for office unopposed would just take it easy and wait until the election, Martha Spangler and Ben Kaipust see it as a challenge.
"Since we are in the unique position of running unopposed, we can't just tell everyone what we want to do for them," said Kaipust, vice-president on the ticket. "So, we really want to go out and campaign and listen to suggestions."
Omega Psi Phi fraternity is teaming up with Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity for a panel-style discussion, "While You Were Thinking," this week.
When environmental disasters strike, an overwhelming amount of aid is often needed to get victims back on their feet.
Omaha and several adjacent areas experienced flood damage from an over-filled Missouri River this summer, and there is still plenty of a mess to clean up. This year's Three Days of Service work retreat focused on aiding flooded areas.