Omaha area pools, splash pads are open

We've compiled a big list of area pools and splash grounds. So grab your flip-flops, swim trunks, sunscreen, beach towel and head to one of...

A home for the holidays

MaverickPR, The UNO Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, teamed up with the Town and Country Humane Society for its annual fundraiser on Sunday at The Bookworm bookstore, 8702 Pacific St. Thirty-two dogs, four cats and one rabbit posed for pictures with Santa Paws, a part played by School of Communication professor Chris Allen. Allen's wife, Elaine, was Mrs. Paws.


Minimum wage increase becomes hot topic on the ballot

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager During the Nov. 4 elections, voters will be asked to decide on increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $9...

Voters elect O’Connor and Harrell for president, vice president

UNO voters made their voices heard Tuesday, electing junior political science major Liz O'Connor as UNO student body president/regent and her running mate senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell as vice president.  The duo defeated opponents Ryan Tefft, a senior geology major, and Eric Hansen, a senior accounting major, by a 727 to 326 margin.


Student launches kickstarter for poetry collection

By Ashley Quintela, Contributor The Old Market located in Downtown Omaha is full of shops, art and artists trying to make it in the world. One artist that...

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.


Budget cuts hit home

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds delivered a presentation at an on-campus open forum Friday concerning the upcoming $58 million budget cuts. Bound’s...

Douglas County Health Department announces the closing of multiple restaurants

UPDATED: 6:04 P.M., May 10, 2018 Jessica Wade Editor in Chief The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) announced this morning that multiple Douglas County businesses will be...