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...

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...

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...

The art of bowling: campus edition

By Noelle Ashley, Contributor I was in my freshman year at the good ol’ UNofO, just testing the waters, people-watching by the fountain at the...

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...

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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.
 


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April is Autism Awareness Month, and all over the world various advocacy groups, parents' resource agencies and activists are "lighting it up blue" to build awareness of autism and related disabilities. This annual event was held on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day, and was marked by landmarks all over the world bathed in blue light to draw attention to the cause of finding treatments for autism.
 


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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.