UNO students encourage literacy in Cameroon through the Clinton Global Initiative

Three UNO students went to Washington University in St. Louis for the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) from April 5 to April 7. The international conference brought together university students from around the world to meet with former President Bill Clinton amongst other global leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to "turn ideas into actions."

Super Tuesday 2016

Bryan Rutan CONTRIBUTOR One of the election season’s biggest nights wrapped up last Tuesday, providing voters with a clearer picture of which candidates may be representing...

Cotton candy, inflatable slides and healthcare benefits

Students, staff and faculty, drawn to the pep bowl by a gargantuan inflatable slide and the fragrant perfume of freshly-spun cotton candy, participated in an equality rally Oct. 11, where a petition urging for the adoption of Employee Plus One Benefits circulated among the gathered bodies.

Palestine in my heart: learning about Palestinian people, culture

Israelis and Palestinians have been in diplomatic and violent conflict for well over 50 years. Disillusionment with peace in the Middle East dominates the minds of many.  

UNO hosts its first TEDx event

By Eugene Kim, Contributor The inaugural TEDxUNO conference was held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Strauss Performing Arts Center to a sold-out audience on Feb....

Omaha Beer Week

It happens in Denver. It happens in Austin. It happens in Kansas City. It happens in Philly. It happens across most of the United States: Week-long celebrations to commemorate the craft beer scenes in various metropolitan areas.

Campus Crime Log: Feb. 16 – Feb. 28

No criminal activity was reported from Feb. 16 to Feb. 24. Feb. 25 11:31 a.m.: A student reported the theft of their Samsung Galaxy Note tablet from the...

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...