For the past eight years, the UNO College Democrats donated time and money to create a memorial to all the service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event is known as the Tribute to the Fallen, and this year they partnered with the Veterans Student Organization (VSO) for the first time to continue the solemn event.
The sighting of one swallow doesn't mean it's summer, at least according to Greek philosopher Aristotle. However, if the great thinker were a UNO student, perhaps he would agree that one Welcome Week does a fall semester make.
It's your first semester at UNO and on a bigger campus. It might be intimidating, especially for those of us whose mode of mobility isn't the usual two feet. For those who use wheels to get around, there is additional stress the first few weeks of college. But if you think creatively and try some unique routes, you might feel a bit more confident during your transition to university life.
After years of following stories around the state for the Omaha World-Herald, Jeff Beiermann is thankful to be more stationary and more attached to his work. He was hired by UNO in November, replacing long-time photographer Tim Fitzgerald.
UNO is in the process of installing 170 new bike racks through Activate Omaha.