Taste of Omaha draws in massive crowd for the 3-day festival event

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.


For sport and transportation, their miles are being logged

UNO Bikes! is competing in the Get Up & Ride National Bike Challenge. The challenge started on May 1 and runs through August 31.


KVNO Classical 90.7 reached out to listeners through pledge drive

On March 19, Omaha's award-winning commercial-free radio station KVNO Classical 90.7 FM celebrated its 40 years of broadcasting and kicked off its Spring Membership Drive.


Art departments showcase talent of thesis students and seniors

Graduation is a month away, and the final exhibitions of the spring 2012 semester hosted opening receptions Sunday, Apr. 1, in two UNO art galleries. Students were excited and eager to display their work for family, friends and alumni in a gallery setting.


Annual Malcolm X festival seeks to enlighten about troubled youth

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.


Photo exhibit more than just pictures

"Have you ever been to Chernobyl?"

That's a question that most of us have never been asked.


World Civilizations Film Series kicks off with murder mystery

The history department's World Civilizations Film Series kicked off its second year on Friday, Feb. 24, with a screening of the 1947 film, "Crossfire." The series is the brain child of a group of World Civilization instructors, said organizer Jo Behrens.


Camp Coworking Omaha: Trash Can Kids zine release party

On Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., Camp Omaha hosted a live painting and zine release party for local artist Erick Uncool.  The zine features underground music and art found all over Omaha and Lincoln, with photos of live hip hop performances Dirty Diamonds and Omaha's very own Midtown Marauders. This is the first zine to ever be released, and according to Eagle Salazar, they are hoping to release at least four this year. Every packaged Trash Can Kids Volume One zine came with separate pins, stickers and printed photos, different for every case.