Read!

If you're reading this, you're engaging in an activity that has entertained, informed and enlightened humans for almost as long as we've been walking on Earth. I'm talking about reading, of course. It's one of the oldest forms of communication in the world (second only to the spoken word) and nearly every culture on Earth does it.


Campus jobs offer more than cash

By Jenny Peterson, Contributor When searching through the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s job opportunities, 79 jobs from 32 categories can be found. With all...

Be careful who you snub

While few may pay attention to what goes on in Nebraska's legislature, fairly big news was announced just the other week in the Omaha World-Herald. State senator Scott Lautenbaugh of Omaha was picked up for a DUI. His blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit, and he accepted full responsibility for what he had done.
A year ago, this story wouldn't have bothered me a whole lot. I mean, politicians behaving badly is a nightly reality show we call the news. However, this incident reminded me of that little saying: "What goes around, comes around."
Let me tell you the story.
 


Creighton fails victim of sexual assault

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Jan. 26, with the hope that sharing her story would ignite a call for change in a system that failed her, Creighton...

Nebraska citizens to vote on death penalty: Repeal should stay in place

Phil Brown SENIOR STAFF WRITER Last year, when the Nebraska State Legislature repealed the use of the death penalty, overriding Governor Ricketts’ veto and achieving bipartisan...

Ghost of Omaha Past: City moves closer to destroying another historical landmark

Jessica Wade CONTRIBUTOR The Christian Specht Building sits at 1110 Douglas Street in downtown Omaha. Built in 1884 with its iconic Italian Renaissance Revival style and...

Wolves of wall street: ConAgra inflitrated by activist investors

Phil Brown SENIOR STAFF WRITER Last year, Nebraskans around the state were dismayed with the news that ConAgra, an Omaha institution for nearly a century, would...

The perks of living on campus

Kaylee Pierce CONTRIBUTOR To live on campus or not? A frequent question I asked myself a lot through both my freshman and sophomore years. There was...