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.
Students caught a glimpse of the Freshman Leadership Council (FLC) last week, as they stood both inside and outside the student center with an oversized greeting card, urging passersby to write messages for incoming freshmen. The greeting card, which will be presented to incoming freshmen this fall, is a new idea the FLC hopes to make a UNO tradition.
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted unanimously in Lincoln Friday to accept UNO's invitation to the Summit League, moving the Mavericks to Division I athletics. The decision means an almost certain end to storied football and wrestling programs.