Is “Supernatural” the best underrated show on TV?

Rabid fans can turn any TV show, especially science fiction shows, into huge sensations.

Six years ago when the CW, still known as the WB, debuted "Supernatural," it had all the making of that rabid-inducing fandom. Cool stories, great characters, amazing writing and a really cool car.

Renting textbooks – a cheaper option

A new semester means new expenses. With tuition, fees and textbooks to consider, the costs add up quickly. Besides tuition, textbooks can be the most expensive part of college. Students can easily spend hundreds of dollars on books for one semester alone.

No easy answers in Arizona shooting

In the wake of the deadly shooting in Arizona, it's very tempting to take the easy way out by placing blame and restricting freedoms in the name of security.

Winter weather woes justify flexible attendance policy

Winter weather headlines conjure a grim collage of dangerous moments on Omaha's glacial highways. And yet, despite the hazards, school isn't canceled every time the roads become impassible, and you're expected to show up.

What is the Republican plan?

It's a new year and we have a new Congress, with the House of Representatives dominated by Republicans and the Senate still under control of the Democrats. The election was hardly over before the new House majority began announcing its major policy plans. It's a pretty short list - the only top priorities the Republicans have are repealing the Affordable Care Act (which they call "Obamacare") and freezing the ceiling on the national debt.

Letter to the editor

I recently read an article that was published on Jan. 19, 2011 in regards to the recall that is currently going on in Omaha. I have a few reservations concerning this article.

Mayor’s record admirable, recall deplorable

Mayor Jim Suttle continues to perform at one of the toughest jobs in Omaha, even in the midst of a battle for power.

Hot Spots

Looking for somewhere new to spend those nights off of work? Gateway staff members share some of their favorite Omaha hot spots: