‘You’re stuck in a metaphor’ with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are two of the most effortlessly funny people working today and in their new film, "The Trip," they prove why.

Advice from an aging senior

I've been a senior for more semesters than I'd like to divulge in print. But with my extended college career comes a wealth of experience and advice to share. Take note, apply these carefully chosen anecdotes and my wise, if occasionally facetious, words of advice to however many semesters you have left here at UNO. 

Popular eReaders offer seperate strengths for students

Over the last six months, the eReader market has been bursting with new products. Despite having so many choices, the Barnes and Noble Nook and the Amazon Kindle are still the most popular among consumers. The two companies have been fiercely trying to top the other, slashing prices and releasing newer models. Amidst all the cutthroat competition, it's hard to tell which eReader comes out on top.

We Are Atlas

Two years ago, in an attempt to understand the philosophical underpinnings of the modern Conservative movement, I attempted to read Ayn Rand's magnum opus "Atlas Shrugged." My foray was short-lived, as I only made it a third of the way through before giving up entirely.

Blackboard 9.1

On May 9, UNO's much anticipated upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 debuted live on the Internet. Instructors integrated the latest version of the online software into summer courses with only a few reported glitches.

Solving the parking puzzle

The first few weeks of parking on campus are an unavoidable nightmare. If you want a spot, you better haul your butt down to campus before 8 a.m. or you can forget about it. Every semester begins that way. Then, gradually, parking problems die down.

Crossing the final “Border”

The corporate heads of Borders recently announced they're filing for bankruptcy and all their stores will be closing.

Poor college students no more: tips to save money as a student

Eating ramen noodles four years in a row may be reality for some students, but you can still find ways to have fun on a dollar. No, the dollar isn't worth very much these days, but that's a whole other story.