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.
On Wednesday, March 6, Tour Odyssey will make a stop at the Slowdown. The tour will be featuring the Dirty Heads, Shiny Toy Guns, Midi Matilda and Oh No Fiasco.
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.
Broadway star Patti LuPone has been announced as the latest addition to Omaha Performing Arts' 2011-2012 Popular Series.
On April 23, the first ever Dishcrawl will be hitting the Omaha metro.
Founded in San Jose, Calif., Dishcrawl is a play on the popular events called "barcrawls" in which participants travel around different bars, seeing what each one has to offer.
Similarly, Dishcrawl will travel through downtown Omaha, touring some of the area's most popular restaurants and sampling their specialties.