The Growlers play the Slowdown to promote new album

It's hard for a band to draw a crowd on a Tuesday night in the metro area, especially one that's not well known here. However, the Growlers brought in a sizeable crowd to the Slowdown on Feb. 5 and provided everyone a rambunctious time.

Student santas give to seniors

The UNO Department of Gerontology kicked off its second annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" Nov. 7 from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Sigma Phi Omega, UNO Gerontology Honor Society, has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care and other local organizations that seek out seniors who aren't likely to receive a gift this Christmas.

Scott Village resident assaulted in dorm room

A UNO student from Scott Village residence hall reported being sexually assaulted early Tuesday morning by an unknown male assailant who entered her room without permission.

Close to home: Immigration ban affects UNO

Charlotte Reilly CONTRIBUTOR Following in the footsteps of several other universities, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds sent out a university-wide letter in response to President...

Quick recap: NU Board of Regents meeting

Cassie Wade NEWS EDITOR The University of Nebraska Board of Regents met at Varner Hall in Lincoln Friday to vote on several items. Several of the items...

Take Point Conference Multifaceted event serves student veteran

Bryan Rutan CONTRIBUTOR A conference hosted last week by the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Office of Military and Veterans Services gave students and community members a...

UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.