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.


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...

Pacific Campus offers opportunities despite lack of student center

By Blake Dickinson, Contributor As the UNO’s campus has grown over the last decade, the south campus has played an increasingly important role in the...

Sex education bill must pass

There's a scene in "Mean Girls"where the gym teacher is facilitating a lecture on "sex ed," and as he chomps loudly on a piece of gum, he yells, "Don't have sex, because you will get pregnant and DIE!" He then holds up a plastic bin of condoms and, ironically, adds, "OK, now everyone take some rubbers."


Valentine’s Day means more than Hallmark, candy and flowers

As a hopeless romantic, I think Valentine's Day is a very exciting time of year.  It may be  my favorite holiday.


Point Blank

Just before Easter, an oil pipeline owned by Exxon-Mobil burst under the town of Mayflower, Ark., sending 5,000 barrels of oil spilling into the streets. The source of the leak has since been reported as a gash 20 feet long and two inches wide. This is only the most recent in a growing list of disastrous oil spills we've had to deal with in America in recent years.
 


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.