Student organize $3,500 bake sale for Japan

When Josh Campbell saw the devastation in the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March, he felt a instinctive need to reach out to the shattered nation.

Nebraska Medicine to simplify, centralize medical care

By Dough Cunningham, Contributor We have all heard of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. However, many people have also heard of The Nebraska Medical...

Looking back

Despite high profile jobs and a very public life, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel tries to remain private.

"I think keeping a little corner for yourself is really important to keep yourself balanced rather than trying to be on the stage all the time and trying to deal with the glare of publicity," Hagel said.

But that "glare of publicity" has been stronger than ever. And it's likely to continue as Hagel was nominated by President Barack Obama for secretary of defense on Jan. 7. 

Black History Month events begin Feb. 9

UNO's annual Black History Month celebrations commence Wednesday, Feb. 9. The kick-off event, 7 to 10 p.m. in (CPACS) College of Public Affairs and Community Service, begins with a showing of Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" followed by a discussion and free food.

Black Studies departmental rift spills over into lawsuit

By Phil Brown, Reporter A conflict within the University of Nebraska at Omaha Black Studies department that has been brewing for a year has spilled...

Fighting crime with coffee and conversations

The Omaha Police Department announced a new effort to improve community trust - "Coffee with a Cop". The concept is simple: police and community members...

Comprehensive sex-ed curriculum importance in schools

Rachael Vacanti CONTRIBUTOR Sex: It’s the main thing that sells different products, makes people feel valued and is one thing that is glossed over in schools. Recently,...

Safety Officer sets sights on joining police force

By Josh Trecartin, Contributor William Dussetschleger, has been working for campus security at the University of Nebraska Omaha since he was 17. Dussetschleger said he started as a dispatcher working...