Last chance for change

Ashton Nanninga CONTRIBUTOR “The land was ours before we were the land’s.” – Robert Frost This quotation alludes to the essence of the American mentality – dominance...

It’s time for us to embrace zipper merging

Leta Lohrmeyer OPINION EDITOR On the first day of school, I was driving to campus when Dodge Street became incredibly congested due to a car wreck....

Thoughts and prayers aren’t enough to resolve mass shootings

Elle Love CONTRIBUTOR Mass shooting tragedies are unpredictable, unimaginable and disheartening. When we hear reports of victims affected, it motivates us to help by donating blood...

The 101 on dealing with unhealthy friendships

Elle Love CONTRIBUTOR Friendship has no definite meaning. In a universal definition, it is a “state of being friends.” To me, the best definition of friendship is...

I took a break from social media, here’s what I learned

Leta Lohrmeyer OPINION EDITOR Social media is an integral part of our lives. Browsing Twitter, checking Instagram and having your mom post about you on Facebook...

We can all have a green thumb

Hailey Stessman CONTRIBUTOR It’s been a rule ingrained in our minds since childhood: Make sure to eat your fruits and veggies. As children, the task of...

The bitter-sweet taste of attending a higher ed institution: Part I

Crystal Kwaw CONTRIBUTOR Parents, jobs, schools or communities … at least one or all endorse college as the main way for success. The price is an...

An open letter from one UNO Trump supporter to another

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR Kenneth Pancake works for the Nebraska Legislature. Welcome, (or welcome back), to the University of Nebraska at Omaha! As you settle into your new...