Human Rights Watch founder questions mission

Publisher and Human R ights Watch founder Robert Bernstein presented his lecture "Are Human Rights Organizations Helping or Hurting Relations Between Israel, Palestine and the Arabs?" on Nov. 10 at UNO's Thompson Alumni Center.


Museum offers UNO students insight on Latino culture

Jared Kennedy NEWS EDITOR El Museo Latino has been a cultural staple in Omaha for more than 20 years. What is lesser known, however, is how...

UNMC professor honored for strengthening U.S. – China relations

A University of Nebraska Medical Center professor met with China's President Hu Jintao during the president's official visit to Washington D.C.


Mammel leads the way for green

During a recent visit to Mammel Hall, UNO's Environmental Advocate and Sustainability Champion Patrick Wheeler focused on a group of computers. "I'm not sure why all those [computer] monitors are on," he said. "They could probably power off the ones they're not using." While he applauds the sustainable construction and design of the College of Business Administration's new building, Wheeler emphasizes the importance of continued sustainable practices by its occupants. "It's an opportunity for us to do some good things," he said. "It's not just a 'green' thing - they're issues of need."


Local independent film festival to highlight petroleum crisis

The power of the film "A Crude Awakening - The Oil Crash" is fueled by the visions of director Basil Gelpke and producer Ray McCormack as they explore the global peak in petroleum production through data, predictions and key historical facts. From producing clean tap water to driving to work, petroleum is seen as the fuel of the modern human race. It's a relevant film, considering the recent BP oil spill that ravished much of the Gulf of Mexico and the world's dependency on petroleum.


Online dating changing the face of courtship

Ciara Watson CONTRIBUTOR Dating is completely different than what it was 10 years ago. Some might even argue it’s changed just in the last five years....

SABC debates budget cuts for student activities

While the economy is hard for most Americans, funds are also being cut from university student agency budgets. Last Thursday, Student Activities Budget Committee...