Insecure about campus security

"Killing at Millard South." "UNL Warns Students of Possible Gunman." "Another Report of Possible Gunman at UNL."


Recall petitioners bring controversy

In early November, during a final week of unexpectedly pleasant weather before the start of that special hell Nebraskans call "winter," the Mayor Suttle Recall Committee brought its efforts to UNO.


Snow tests UNO’s closure procedures

Early this semester, the worst snowstorm of the year swept across Omaha. Weather forecasters predicted over 12 inches of snow overnight, with more expected the next day.


Another year of change

The end is near.


Mass incarceration is a direct result of institutionalized privilege

Mass incarceration is a term many young Americans are either unfamiliar with or recognize simply as a component of the culture of poverty in the United States.


Finding a reason to root for Tiger can be tough

When Tiger Woods won the Masters in 1997 at the age of 21, we all stood in awe.  The youngest champion ever, Woods had simply dominated the field, shooting an 18-under-par and beating his nearest competitor by 12 strokes.


Anatomy of a celebrity breakdown

I love Charlie Sheen. I know it's an odd statement to make given his current state, but I have since first seeing him in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."


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.