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UNO professor searches for new biofuel sources

Written by Savannah Behrends   Nebraska may be known for something other than corn in the near future, compliments of a new study providing alternative biofuel...

UNO alumna wins big with her love of science

Ashley Morton CONTRIBUTOR Lacy West, a science teacher at Missouri Valley Middle School and a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), thought she...

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...

Safety walk to improve campus

Five students attended a Safety Walk that started at Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) on Oct. 4. The walk was organized by Student Government and led by College of Public Affairs and Community Service Student Senator, Kyle Broich.

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."

Fighting the stigma of AlDS

In recognition of World AIDS Day, hundreds of students and city residents lined Dodge Street for a candlelight vigil Wednesday. Each candle represented someone who died from AIDS. The vigil began at 4:30 p.m. and followed a health fair with STD testing from the Douglas County Health Department and HIV testing by UNO Student Health Services. After the vigil, "One Week," a film about the AIDS epidemic, was screened in the Milo Bail Student Center Nebraska Room.

Minimum wage increase becomes hot topic on the ballot

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager During the Nov. 4 elections, voters will be asked to decide on increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $9...