A streetcar would move Omaha forward

Zachary Mulrenin CONTRIBUTOR Earlier this year, Amazon announced that they were seeking a location for a second headquarters. Among their preferences for the host city were...

Gun control: nothing has changed

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Last Tuesday, a man officials described as an immigrant from Uzbekistan drove a truck into a crowd of pedestrians in Manhattan, killing...

JFK records reveal few secrets

Jose Rodriguez CONTRIBUTOR The National Archives have released 2,891 records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Oct. 26, but has withheld another portion...

Exxon Mobil isn’t above the law

Megan Wade ADVERTISING MANAGER In her New York Times article, “Exxon will pay $2.5 million for pollution at Gulf Coast Plants,” Lisa Friedman describes what the...

Challenged books show the controversy in American society

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Let children read; it will make them better people. According to research conducted by The New School in New York, exposing children...

Faculty Q&A with John Conrad of the Chemistry Department

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Dr. John Conrad started off studying guitar performance and now has five biochemistry academic publications listed to his name on his...

The epidemic funded by American pharmaceutical companies

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 90 Americans die every day due to opioid overdose. The Center for...

Smartphones: constant communication, little privacy

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR Unwrapping the package of a sleek, shiny smartphone for the first time is an indescribable feeling. In your hands, you hold the...