August commencement eliminated

Thomas Wallace, UNO's new vice chancellor for student affairs, promised students early last semester he would begin new traditions around campus.  He begins the new by breaking one of UNO's oldest traditions by the end of this summer.


UNOrthodox speaker series begins on hopeful note

UNO political science professor Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado kicked off the UNOrthodox student-nominated faculty speaker series Tuesday in the CPACS Collaborating Commons with a lecture examining the past, present and future of Latinos in the U.S.

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$3,000 allocated for purchase of student artwork

Come spring, some campus walls may be a little less bare and some UNO art students' pockets a little less empty.  On Thursday, Feb. 17, the UNO Student Senate voted to allocate $3,000 of the University's budget to purchase student artwork for campus buildings.


Student Senate examines employee benefits, budget concerns

During its bi-weekly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Dodge Room of the Milo Bail Student Center, the UNO Student Senate debated a handful of resolutions and budget concerns.


Malcolm X lecturer talks revolution in Egypt, U.S.

Steve Clark, editor of the book "Malcolm X, Black Liberation and the Road to Workers Power" by Jack Barnes, lectured at the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room on Tuesday as part of UNO's Black History Month Celebration.


Proposed pipeline legislation could prevent construction

Three proposed bills calling for further regulation of financial constraints on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would hamper or prevent the project, said Jim Krause, operations manager for TransCanada.  Krause made his remarks during testimony opposing the legislation on Wednesday, Feb. 9.


Scott Court dorms to open fall 2011

The Scott Court dorms are set to be finished in August 2011, just in time for the 2011-12 academic year.