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.
This is your college-approved guide to napping with details on the best places to take naps on campus. The options are plentiful: the couches on the third floor of Criss Library, the Honor's Vault, the patch of grass across from CPACS, and even on the couches in the Milo Bail's Maverick Lounge.
Last week's Grammy performances were exceptional, but not enough to distract from the surprises and snubs. A few top artists of the year didn't even take home a Grammy despite being nominated in several categories.
The president, by all accounts, completely jacked up what happened in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11. But wadda ya know, the media has done little to let us know about it.
Well, I can't say I didn't see it coming. The Republicans in the Senate, either afraid of the Tea Party or in league with that miserable mob of malcontents, have decided against all reason and decency to block former senator and army veteran Chuck Hagel's nomination as secretary of defense by demanding a 60-vote majority to confirm him.
A few months ago, when commercials for MTV's new show "Skins" started airing, no one really paid any attention.
Martin Luther King, Jr. has been in the public consciousness lately, and this is entirely appropriate as Monday, Jan. 21 is the day we celebrate his birthday.
This year, his opinion on guns and gun control are of particular interest.
Partisans on both sides invoke his name and legacy in an often vain attempt to add a measure of credibility to their argument.
While the notion of whose "side" King would take is certainly interesting to think about, maybe it's more effective if we let King's writings speak for themselves.