A ban on plastic bags, good call for Omaha

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR “Paper or plastic?” could be a question coming to an end in Omaha stores. Mayor Jean Stothert brought up the idea on March 28,...

Spies, murder and the danger of misinformation

Ashton Nanninga CONTRIBUTOR Misinformation spreads like wildfire and politics are fuel to the flame. Throughout President Donald Trump’s time in office, the United States’ relations with Russia...

Act meant to stop sex traffickers may actually do more harm than good

Madeline Miller SENIOR EDITOR The Trump administration has put forth a valiant effort to enforce outdated puritanical sexual values on the wild and free landscape of...

Gender in the workplace: Why are we still even having this conversation?

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Socially, we call it many different things: Sexual harassment, workplace harassment, a hostile work environment, a boss that’s a jerk. Or...

Gen eds may seem tedious, but they are beneficial to students

Madeline Miller SENIOR REPORTER When pursuing a degree, most students are looking to finish as quickly as possible, so it can be frustrating to have to...

The importance of civil discussion

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR Recently, a student organization (of which I serve as chairman) took a few of its members and set up a table on campus....

State Budget Update: considering the good and the bad

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Months of uncertainty regarding the financial future of the Nebraska University (NU) system is soon coming to an end with better than...

The end of “Aksarben Royalty” is long overdue

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR A tradition that is better left in the past, officials of the Aksarben Foundation have announced that there will no longer be...