The death penalty has always been a hot topic issue in the United States. There are currently 34 states with the death penalty, with Nebraska being one of them. One artist who doesn't believe in the death penalty is taking a stand to try and abolish capital punishment entirely.
LeAnn Clausen's journey to a booth in the UNO ballroom was a long time coming, but the journey was not hers alone. Hours of genealogical work, a passion for her history and a genuine interest in heritage, all championed and completed by her grandmother, are what brought her to UNO on Feb. 27.
Calling all fans of ABC's hit television show, "The Bachelorette." Wes Hayden will be at Regency Court Mall from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 looking to take one special lady out on the town.
Fall officially begins Sept. 21, and with changing weather comes Halloween and the opening of haunted houses around Omaha. Some houses not to miss this year include Shadow's Edge, Mystery Manor and Scary Acres.
Omaha's 15th annual Taste of Omaha proved to be a success as the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing was flooded with people all weekend long.
While UNO students are learning to get back into the groove of school after summer, the UNO theatre department has been hard at work. Their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" will no doubt prove to be another stunning performance from the theatre department.
UNO's Department of Black Studies' 11th Annual Malcolm X Festival began March 7 with three discussions dealing with the law, youth and the problems that face both.