Federal classification of marijuana is scientifically baseless and is hurting those who need it

Ian DeRuiter CONTRIBUTOR By law of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), marijuana is a Schedule I drug, ranking among drugs like heroin and synthetic opioids. Of...

U.S. Representative Don Bacon’s Q&A with the Gateway

Will Patterson Opinion Editor Q: What made you originally want to run for U.S. Representative? Bacon: I thought I had something to offer being a retired general...

Offensive comments at UNO soccer game spark controversy

Will Patterson Opinion Editor During the Aug. 11 men’s soccer game versus Creighton, a particular University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) sports fan shouted comments about...

Elon Musk’s “pedo” comment reveals true motives

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR On June 23, a Thai soccer team composed of 11 and 12-year-old boys, accompanied by their coach, explored a cave system after...

Locally produced “civic duty” fliers encourage racial profiling

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Jaime Balbuena came home after an overnight shift to find four fliers posted on his door. The fliers read, “A notice to...

Why students should try reading out of class this semester

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR With the fall semester starting, incoming and returning students are probably going to be doing more reading than they did over summer....

Congressional candidate Kara Eastman’s Q&A with the Gateway

Will Patterson Opinion Editor   Q: What inspired you to run for Congress? Eastman: My mom in 2016 was diagnosed with cancer for the fifth time, and we...

A letter to my freshman self

Kamrin Baker Digital Editor Hi baby Kam, By now, you’ve realized that the minute you’ve enrolled as a Maverick at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, every...