UNO grads spring into the future

More than 1,700 UNO students became alumni this spring.  Of those 1,700, more than 900 participated in what was the largest UNO commencement ceremony yet, held May 6 at the Civic Auditorium.


University of Nebraska braces itself for additional budget cuts

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR The University of Nebraska is bracing itself for more budget cuts after Gov. Pete Ricketts proposed to cut the university’s budget by...

University faculty honored for research, teaching and engagement

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2011 winners of the university's most esteemed awards for research, teaching and engagement. These awards recognize faculty whose work made a strong impact on students, the university and the state, said Milliken.

Massive MIP arrests at Omaha party

Twenty-six minors received an unwelcome surprise Friday night, when Omaha Police responded to a disturance call reporting at 2211 Maple Street and cited all 26 for minor in possession of alcohol.

Fighting the stigma of AlDS

In recognition of World AIDS Day, hundreds of students and city residents lined Dodge Street for a candlelight vigil Wednesday. Each candle represented someone who died from AIDS. The vigil began at 4:30 p.m. and followed a health fair with STD testing from the Douglas County Health Department and HIV testing by UNO Student Health Services. After the vigil, "One Week," a film about the AIDS epidemic, was screened in the Milo Bail Student Center Nebraska Room.

NYC mayor talks economic inequality during lecture at Mammel Hall

By Brooke Criswell, Contributor Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, spoke at the Peter J. Hoagland Lecture Series on Wednesday evening in the Mammel Hall...

Speedy construction and promotional video have students buzzing over sports arena

By Kaitlin Vickers, Contributor Many students are excited for the new arena near 68th and Center St. to be opened in 2015. Maverick Mayhem pumped...

Glass recycling available at MBSC throughout February

Charlotte Reilly CONTRIBUTOR In an effort to help the University of Nebraska at Omaha become more environmentally friendly, glass recycling will be available at the Milo...