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...

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...

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.


Kelly’s Korner

By Kelly Bast, Contributor

UNO makes smart, yet painful move to Division I

On the morning of March 25, a fresh blanket of snow covered the turf. Maybe it was fitting, for the tenants of Al F. Caniglia Field were about to get the cold shoulder. West of the field, through the doors of Sapp Fieldhouse and up a flight of steps, wrestling's national championship banners hung from the rafters as remnants of the past. Down in Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents met to unplug the life support that the UNO Mavericks Football and Wrestling teams clung to so desperately.


No surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards

The Super Bowl for movie fans kicked off Sunday night with the 83rd Acadamy Awards. Producers attempted to enliven the show by hiring young, hip actors Anne Hathaway and James Franco to host.


Nebraska citizens to vote on death penalty: Repeal should stay in place

Phil Brown SENIOR STAFF WRITER Last year, when the Nebraska State Legislature repealed the use of the death penalty, overriding Governor Ricketts’ veto and achieving bipartisan...