U.S. needs to take stronger action on North Korean humanitarian issues

With recent North Korean nuclear advances, the U.S. has joined the United Nations in enforcing stricter sanctions on the totalitarian state. However, greater economic action must be taken by the U.S. to address the serious humanitarian crises that affect North Korea and the rest of the world.
 


U.S. education different than China

The education systems of China and the United States of America are completely different.


In wake of Baltimore, Omaha must exorcise its own demons

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska is now the second most dangerous place in America to be black.    For a white student in a safe campus, it’s easy to forget...

Opinion Editorial: U.S. Arms Sales and Proxy Wars

Mariel Richter CONTRIBUTOR “To secure peace is to prepare for war,” sang Metallica in their famous 1990s “Don’t Tread on Me” song. To their credit,...

Snow-maggedon, again

With every major storm, there is some sort of emergency to alert the masses. With winter storm Q, it was just the same. Why the hysteria for a storm that has been known about for days or even over a week? We heard the severe intensity of the storm, how massive it was going to be, what supplies were needed. It was like we never experienced a storm before. Some might have bought into the hype a little too much, preparing to be snowed in and running to the store and stocking up on survival supplies.
 


Everyone, including the Pope, deserves their privacy

When Pope Benedict XVI announced he would abdicate, it created month-long skepticism about the reasons why. Immediately the media created a storyline focused on scandal.
What was broadcast and written hypothesized about further allegations of child molestation and cover ups, or some sort of financial wrongdoings. Those angles were once again presented when the pope finally left office on Feb. 28.
Regardless of the angle the media took on the story, it was almost always negative and focused on the probability something had gone wrong and imagined Benedict was being forced out of office.
However, the real reason Benedict left his post is much simpler, and not nearly as dramatic.
 


City of Omaha: UNO soccer is here, not coming

By Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR Go ahead and take a look at the NCAA men’s soccer rankings. There’s a team from Nebraska in the Top-25. “Wait...