Why should one study science?

A couple of weeks ago someone asked me why I think studying science is so important. I began to answer their question with my usual answer, "It teaches people to think critically and to solve problems." However, as I thought about it, I realized that was not a good reason to learn anything. It is a beneficial outcome of learning science, but not the reason why people should want to begin studying it.
 


Blackboard 9.1

On May 9, UNO's much anticipated upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 debuted live on the Internet. Instructors integrated the latest version of the online software into summer courses with only a few reported glitches.


Birth Control reform

Controversy erupted earlier this month when the Obama Administration insisted that contraception including sterilization and abortifacients be covered by all employers under the Affordable Care Act of 2010, including all religious affiliated employers, with the exception of actual churches.


See, I told you so

Sometimes I really hate being right.


Energy drinks: pouring out secrets

Teens and young adults all over the United States are popping tabs to become rock stars, monsters or even red bulls with wings, hoping to perform at full throttle. This transformation comes in a can filled with a mysterious concoction, and you may be surprised by the ugly secrets poured out by researchers during the Mayo Clinic Proceedings last year.


Campus gives warm welcome to LGBTQ students

Phil Brown Opinion Editor Welcome Week: a time where incoming students and returning students alike are given a chance to take a deep breath, embrace the...

My muse

I am so Puzzled,

Rightfully, I am Muddled.

A lack of words have I

For no Muse is in my eye.


Bruce Wayne for President

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER DISCLAIMER.THE TOPICS AND ISSUES COVERED IN THIS EDITION ARE NOT REAL NEWS. ... HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY. The 2020 election had more twists...