Paris climate change summit

By Trent Ostrom CONTRIBUTOR The “United Nations Conference on Climate Change” held in Paris, France focused on how countries can negotiate plans with each other to...

Standing Rock protesters make a statement

Jessica Wade COPY EDITOR Armed with signs and a megaphone, volunteers and members of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Inter-Tribal Student Council as well as...

9/11 firefighter shares experience with UNO

"Remember my friends," New York Fire Battalion Captain Jay Jonas said after giving a packed house of students, firemen and members of the public a compelling retelling of his experience on Sept. 11, 2001, less than a week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.

As captain of the New York Fire Department's Ladder Co. 6, Jonas led a group of firefighters into the World Trade Center site moments after hearing a plane had collided with the center's North Tower.


Wrongfully convicted man speaks on campus

By Ciara Watson CONTRIBUTOR Mr. Yusef Salaam stood over 6-and-a-half-feet tall wearing a gray pinned striped suit as he looked onto the audience. The room in...

Eight reasons to rejoice at the end of the NFL lockout

After 18 weeks and four days, the NFL lockout officially ended on July 25, as the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. It's all sunshine and daisies again for football fans across the country who feared the season might be canceled.


We Can’t Wait:

Over the last few weeks, I've had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster. 


Bounds chosen as NU President, Life-long educator brings experience and high hopes to Nebraska

By Jackson Taylor, News Editor After a long and much-anticipated wait, the University of Nebraska school system has a new president. After two hours of...

New study reveals hidden risks behind smoking hookah

By Nathan Stephenson, Contributor Hookah lounges are popular destinations among 18- to 20-year-olds as they are too young to drink at bars, but too old to stay...