Another election has come and gone. Once again, in our biannual celebration of democracy and
freedom, the American people have gone to the polls and exercised their rights to choose their
representatives, mayors, governors and senators. Across the nation, millions of people went to
their respective voting booths and voted to either throw the bums out or let them stay.
Congressman Lee Terry brought his campaign talk to the classroom. Terry spoke to students in Richard Fellman's Intro to American Government on why he's running for an eighth term in the House of Representatives.
It is amazing that such a diverse nation, with citizens from all over, with differing values and priorities, has produced a government that has essentially been reduced to only two parties.
UNO alum and Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing visited classes on campus earlier this semester to talk to students.
UNO Student Government held their second meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13. Student Government meets throughout the school year to propose legislation and various projects to address concerns of UNO students.