Misguided bill would come at expense of campus safety

By Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR The lurid bombshell published in the Rolling Stone last year alleging a rape that occurred two years previously on the University...

Contempt for Thatcher’s death disrespectful, shameful

Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister, passed on as all people eventually do.
However, unlike most people, her death has been marked by celebrations and ugly rhetoric praising her end. To be honest, I was reminded of the people cheering in the streets when the World Trade Center was struck.

Recall petitioners bring controversy

In early November, during a final week of unexpectedly pleasant weather before the start of that special hell Nebraskans call "winter," the Mayor Suttle Recall Committee brought its efforts to UNO.

Climate change shouldn’t be a domestic political issue

By Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR Earlier this year, the global levels of CO2 rose to 400 ppm. While the number is somewhat arbitrary, the milestone is a...

Dudley’s Pizza & Tavern: Mavericks deserve better

Staff Editorial As UNO’s influence on the Aksarben area continues to grow, Dudley’s Pizza & Tavern misses the mark for serving the UNO demographic. Recently, The...

Dreams deserve dignity, not deportation

One of the pressing issues facing the presidential candidates this election is how they will handle the nation's immigration problems.

MavRide expansion a step in the right direction

By Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR The difficulties of parking on or near the University of Nebraska-Omaha campus have been written about ad nauseum in this paper....

SB 1070 steals presidential election spotlight

With national attention focused on the upcoming presidential election, it is difficult for anyone other than Barack Obama or Mitt Romney to win media coverage. That has changed, at least since last week, as the Supreme Court shares in some of the lime light. Before recessing for the summer, the Court handed down rulings on several important matters. The two most anticipated and controversial rulings came last Monday and Thursday, when the Supreme Court ruled on the Arizona immigration law SB 1070 and the Affordable Care Act, respectively.