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The crowd at the Broken Branch Saloon had gone quiet; all eyes were on the game.  Five card stud poker, straight up.  We'd started with four at the table; two had dropped out earlier, leaving me, John Copper, facing a steely-eyed, sharp-witted gambler from New Orleans called Diamond Jim. 


The 5 most underrated things you’ll need for college

College students certainly like to plan ahead -- in theory. As you prepare your "what to take to college" list make sure you add the following. Here...

‘The Gateway’ tells the stories of our student-athletes and our coaches

Next Tuesday there will be an issue on the ballot for student government elections to allow funding to "The Gateway" through student fees.  This is a measure that appears on the ballot every year.


Challenged books show the controversy in American society

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Let children read; it will make them better people. According to research conducted by The New School in New York, exposing children...

Donald Trump’s policies would have catastrophic impact

Jessica Wade CONTRIBUTOR Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may have many things working against him: very limited political experience, an unfortunate habit of alienating women and...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Living on Campus

Joe Franco Online Contributor One of UNO’s most prideful features in recruiting future students is its apartment-style residence hall rooms that draw incoming freshman to live...

Unsure about your major? Expect that

Crystal Kwaw CONTRIBUTOR Three weeks ago, students bought their backpacks, supplies and overpriced textbooks in preparation for the college journey. What’s really needed besides these things,...

Nebraska citizens to vote on death penalty: Repeal should stay in place

Phil Brown SENIOR STAFF WRITER Last year, when the Nebraska State Legislature repealed the use of the death penalty, overriding Governor Ricketts’ veto and achieving bipartisan...