One in six women and one in 33 men will experience an attempted or completed rape during their life, not including numerous reports of stalking and partner violence. Most survivors report being victimized by someone they know personally. Violence prevention is a lofty goal. Nonetheless, the University of Nebraska Omaha will be violence-free this school year. At least, that's Emily Nguyen's plan.
Across the country, outside the limelight of the Aaron Rodgers' and Chris Johnson's of the NFL, there are hundreds of pro football players patiently waiting for their spot to climb up the ranks of their position. Zach Miller, a former Maverick star quarterback, is one of those players.
The sighting of one swallow doesn't mean it's summer, at least according to Greek philosopher Aristotle. However, if the great thinker were a UNO student, perhaps he would agree that one Welcome Week does a fall semester make.
Hot dogs sizzled, prizes were won and balloons were everywhere to be found outside the UNO Child Care Center on an extremely pleasant Aug.12 evening.
Water was once again the topic of discussion in downtown Omaha on Aug. 13. Only this time it was on a happier note, as swarms of people soaked one another in Omaha's first ever "Splash Mob."
Lonely souls may soon find relief. DateMySchool.com, a meeting and dating website for connecting students on college campuses, is coming to UNO.
The summer music off-season was somewhat controversial for the MAHA music festival this year.
Roskens Hall, the new home to UNO's College of Education, officially opened to students August 8. The $13.7 million renovation project took a year to complete, beginning August 2010 when the College of Business moved to Mammel Hall at the Pacific Street location.