The Worst Idea Ever

The military retirement system is under attack. Budget cutters and penny pinchers in Washington have directed the Pentagon to reduce costs, and one of the best retirement plans available in America is facing the ax.

Letter from the Editor

Greetings, UNO students, faculty, alumni and all other Gateway readers. Welcome to a brand-new year on campus! Taking over as Editor-in-Chief of the Gateway this fall has been a fresh and exciting start to my sophomore year of college.


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.

Some Trends This Season Will Surprise

Every year going back to school ignites that need to impress. It could be that fresh-start feeling that comes with a new year. Maybe it's inspired by that dream everyone has where they show up to class wearing absolutely nothing. Whatever the reason, everyone wants to make an awesome first impression. To help you stay trendy this fall, here are some fads popping up around the metro.

The Textbook Debate

Every year, just before school starts, I have a small panic attack. Not because the summer's ending nor because I'm back for another year of higher education.

Which way to do what?

As college students, where can one find good entertainment around this Midwestern metropolis? Considering your options from campus, there are two directions you can go: East or West.

UNO clubs help students get involved

UNO's large campus and enrollment of 14,000 students  can be intimidating to freshmen. That's a lot more than a typical high school graduating class. So how does a student meet new people and get involved? Join a club or organization!

Warren Buffet is right

Nobility obligates.  That was the message last week in a New York Times op-ed piece written by Berkshire-Hathaway CEO and billionaire Warren Buffett, wherein he called on Congress to raise taxes on the super-rich.