A college student’s guide to self-care

Hanna Stock CONTRIBUTOR Through all the chaos of everyday life, we tend to forget one very important task each day: taking care of yourself. As a college...

Chinese vs. Western parenting: which is number one?

Professor Amy Chua of Yale Law School is the author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." In the essay "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior," Chua challenges Western parenting techniques, the aptitudes of its children and their work ethic. Chua points out that in Chinese culture, mothers also want the best for their children.  However, they have a different concept of how to make their children the best.


Starting the semester right with tips for achievement

By Rachael Vacanti, Contributor Congratulations! You survived your first week of the semester. Now the question is, what about the rest of the semester? How...

The cycles of gang violence

According to the Omaha World-Herald, there were 16 gang-related homicides and 1,312 aggravated assaults in Omaha in 2010.


Campus shortcuts, Blazing new trails on your way to class to save time and...

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor Campus shortcuts offer protection from climate conditions. We all have our trade secrets for navigating campus. Some bring their Razor...

A letter to my freshman self

Kamrin Baker Digital Editor Hi baby Kam, By now, you’ve realized that the minute you’ve enrolled as a Maverick at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, every...

Fitness fanatics fed up with poor gym etiquette

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor It’s a normal afternoon. You’re walking out of Biology, ready to get physical. Time to move from flexing the mental...