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Ever notice how breaks are always simultaneously too long and too short?  That's how this one felt.  It seemed like classes ended, then Christmas, New Year's, and now here we are, back again for more.  All in three short weeks.  I need a break to recover from my break.
 


UNO Cribs – Mavericks go head-to-head in dorm wars

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor Nick Riesselman, Freshman, Scott Village Imported chair As wooden desk chairs are provided to every resident, Nick imported a more comfortable option...

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This was one of those weeks that gives commentators fits. So much important stuff happened, it just doesn't seem possible to pick just one thing to comment on.
From the international stage to local politics, it seemed someone was doing something noteworthy, cringeworthy or just amusing.
So in the spirit of somewhat lazy columnists everywhere, instead of picking one topic and banging on it, I'll just give my take on some of the highlights of the week.
 


Limbaugh strikes again

It's pure irony when a hypocrite calls someone else a hypocrite. Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh recently attacked First Lady Michelle Obama for indulging in a meal of ribs at a Colorado resort.

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Forty years ago this month, the Supreme Court handed down the Roe v. Wade ruling that both legalized abortion in America and made access to abortion a Constitutionally protected right.  Since then the debate has raged over whether this decision was right, what the consequences were, and whether it should be reversed.
 


Campus jobs offer more than cash

By Jenny Peterson, Contributor When searching through the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s job opportunities, 79 jobs from 32 categories can be found. With all...

What your classroom seat preference says about you

By Noelle Ashley, Contributor It’s the first day of class, you walk into the lecture hall of your first course of the semester: you check...

Protecting free speech should fall to universities

Andrew D. Bartholet CONTRIBUTOR Early this August, North Carolina became the latest of several states to enact legislation that supposedly protects free speech interests at public...