Enthusiasm key to being a Student Orientation Leader

As a Student Orientation Leader it's important to be informative and organized about University of Nebraska Omaha's campus to keep people on task throughout the day. But one other characteristic is just as important: enthusiasm.
 


Omaha Beer Week

It happens in Denver. It happens in Austin. It happens in Kansas City. It happens in Philly. It happens across most of the United States: Week-long celebrations to commemorate the craft beer scenes in various metropolitan areas.


‘Women Who Rock’ exhibit opens at the Durham Western Heritage Museum

If you go down the stairs to look at the train cars in the Durham Western Heritage Museum, you may hear the voices of Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, or even Lady Gaga. Don't be alarmed, just follow them past the train cars and on to the "Women Who Rock" exhibit.
At the entrance to the exhibit, you'll be greeted with a mural of vinyl records. Each one features interesting facts about women in music history from the early 20th century to today. It's a good tease for what lies ahead in the rest of the exhibit.
 


James Freeman speaks on civil rights

International Studies and Programs presented James Freeman (director of multicultural affairs at UNO) for Conversational and Culture Hour on Jan. 24. CC hour is a weekly program that gives international students the opportunity to practice English and interact with Americans.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mr. Freeman spoke about the Civil Rights movement and his personal experiences. In the MBSC Dodge room, there was a good crowd attending, with people of every different race, age and gender.
Freeman's experiences were captivating. Freeman was very happy to see so many diverse people at UNO.
 


Patti LuPone replaces ‘Glee’ star in Omaha Performing Arts’ Popular Series

Broadway star Patti LuPone has been announced as the latest addition to Omaha Performing Arts' 2011-2012 Popular Series.


UNO and UNMC host STEM workshop for young women

April Knipp CONTRIBUTOR On Nov.18, UNO and UNMC held an all-day workshop presented by the Perry Outreach Program for junior and senior high school girls that...

Student government provides opportunities to write letters to state officials in response to proposed...

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s student government is providing students with the opportunity to write letters to officials in response to...

Seven @MeanStreetsOMA members disband after moral disagreements with founder

By Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR Early Tuesday afternoon, local Omaha Twitter feeds were abuzz with drama coming from the once-powerful independent news outlet, Mean Streets Omaha...