Male-dominated sports need women’s divisions

Joel Northrup trained long and hard for the Iowa state championship in Des Moines. His record was 35-4 and his opponent was a freshman girl, Cassy Herkelman. The homeschooled Northrup decided to forfeit, stating it was inappropriate to wrestle a woman.


Is “Skins” too much for American TV?

A few months ago, when commercials for MTV's new show "Skins" started airing, no one really paid any attention.


No easy answers in Arizona shooting

In the wake of the deadly shooting in Arizona, it's very tempting to take the easy way out by placing blame and restricting freedoms in the name of security.


UNO Cribs: Roommate Edition

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor

Confederate statues should be taken down – not destroyed

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Confederate statues are scattered across the South, and to some Americans they are pieces of the nation’s history. To many, they are...

Old white guy given position of power in government

By Phillip Brown, Contributor A Caucasian man in the later quadrants of his life was handed a position of power in the Nebraska State Government...

2016 Election: A real conundrum

Zachary Mulrenin CONTRIBUTOR Many of us have been watching the gears of election 2016 turn for the past year or so. The xenophobic shenanigans of Donald...

Choosing happiness: finding light in a dark situation

My homemade birthday hat was perched on the side of my head as I held a fake golden trophy in one hand and a microphone in the other. I knew I looked ridiculous, but the reason I was speaking in front of a crowd of people couldn't have been more serious.