Protect the right to choose

Madeline Miller STAFF REPORTER No one wants an abortion. It is a simple fact. No one wakes up the day of their procedure excited to get...

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.


Awards season is upon us!

The Academy Awards, Hollywood's most pretentious night, is just around the corner, and it seems as if the battle for best picture will be one in which America's most honest president and Ben Affleck duel head-to-head. Both Lincoln and Ben Affleck's Argo are respectable pieces of film that portray politics with vigor and unrelenting tension. Both films deserve to be recognized and awarded, but that doesn't mean that tinsel town's favorite circus, known by most as award season, isn't broken.
 


There is no place for hate on college campuses

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR University of Nebraska Lincoln students gathered on Feb. 7 for a “No Nazis on UNL Campus” rally organized by the student organization,...

Victims of rape should be supported, not dismissed

Two weeks ago, at an Indiana Senate debate, Eric Turner, Republican state representative, delivered comments that angered many. While discussing an amendment to an anti-abortion bill that would allow women whose pregnancy is the result of rape or incest to undergo the procedure, he implied that women who want an abortion could simply lie about being a victim.


New planet discoveries are an incredible step in space research

Jessica Wade Opinion Editor With so much controversy going on in the world, it is easy to forget that life exists beyond the United States or,...

Bike use on campus: How do you feel about it?

Brianna Olson Online Contributor Student government here at UNO recently released a survey about bike use on campus. Do you ride your bike on campus? If...

Not enough attention paid to death penalty: National election overshadowed local issue

Katherine Hartner CONTRIBUTOR If the presidential election had not been so dramatic, the death penalty controversy would certainly have been a major point of contention for...