It will be young adults who finally break the cycle of mass shootings in...

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Another day, another mass shooting, another look at this nation's reality. Seventeen people, many of them minors, were murdered while attending a south...

Omaha made the right choice

Last Tuesday, while the rest of the nation was watching the president's State of the Union address, the city of Omaha headed to the voting booths to decide whether Mayor Jim Suttle should stay in office.  The final tally was very close - a margin of just two percent decided he should keep his job. There's a lesson there: if you don't think your vote counts, think again.


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...

Occupy Wall Street and tea party share common ground

The Occupy Wall Street movement will enter its 40th day this week, but as these momentous history-making protests continue, I can't help but notice the obvious parallels between OWS and the Tea Party Protests that began in 2009. 


Transgender voice program offered at UNO: UNO Speech Language Therapy Clinic

Savanna Allen & Sam Kunz CONTRIBUTORS Each day we wake up, roll out of bed and conquer our day the best that we can. We drink...

False News Epidemic: Facebook cracks down on “fake news”

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR The recent U.S. election was a brutal one. Social media was littered with political disarray, and people were not quiet about their...

Greyhound travel: When cheaper isn’t always better

Melanie Buer OPINION EDITOR Just this past week, I found myself in a rather uncomfortable situation. I was suddenly in desperate need of a means to...

Remembering Omaha’s unresolved civil rights history

Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR The concept of “political prisoners” isn’t something we like to associate with the United States. Perhaps we think of Cuba, North Korea, Iran...