News You Can Use 3-3-11
Troves of union workers and supporters gathered Feb. 25 at the intersection of Dodge and 72nd streets to show their support for union and worker rights amidst harrying winds, blistering snow and freezing temperatures.
Steve Clark, editor of the book "Malcolm X, Black Liberation and the Road to Workers Power" by Jack Barnes, lectured at the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room on Tuesday as part of UNO's Black History Month Celebration.
Three proposed bills calling for further regulation of financial constraints on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would hamper or prevent the project, said Jim Krause, operations manager for TransCanada. Krause made his remarks during testimony opposing the legislation on Wednesday, Feb. 9.
A crowd of students gathered in Milo Bail Student Center's fireplace lounge on Tuesday, each hoping to receive one of 400 free Metro bus passes. MavRide, a student government program championed by Student Senator Gerard Wellman, was distributing the passes on a first come, first served basis between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Crime log 2/10/11.