Carnegie Mellon U. study confirms cell phones’ risk to drivers

PITTSBURGH (U-WIRE) - In today's demanding lifestyle, not being able to answer a phone call does not simply mean a "missed call." It can be the source of great personal and professional inconvenience. However, a new study suggests that sometimes a ringing cell phone has to be ignored.


Local niche newspapers at journalism forum

Of course, Omaha has the Omaha World-Herald, the city's most widely read daily newspaper. However, there are several smaller newspapers that address Omaha's ethnic and religious communities and play David to the Herald's Goliath.Looking to discuss those publication's influence and operation, UNO's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists sponsored a forum on Nov.


Women’s hoops earns first season win

UNO picked up its first win of the season with a 79-51 win over Dana College (4-3) Wednesday night at the Sapp Fieldhouse. All 13 players in the lineup scored as UNO evened their record to 1-1.Dana jumped ahead of the Mavs early on as they held UNO to just seven points through the first six minutes of the game.


Kemp steps down as hockey coach, named associate athletic director

The Athletic Department announced on May 14 that head hockey coach Mike Kemp would step down as a coach to serve as an associate athletic director with primary responsibility for the hockey program."We need an associate athletic director that can do nothing but to help our hockey program," said Athletic Director Trev Alberts at a press conference.


Pow wow: ‘Honor the Youth’

Colorful traditional Native American dress, beating drums and thunderous voices filled the Sapp Fieldhouse on Saturday where students and community members participated in UNO's tenth annual pow wow.More than 200 people joined in the celebration which had a theme of "Honor the Youth.


College students, credit cards

Editor's Note: The following McClatchy-Tribune News Service editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, July 31.Oh, the solicitations sound so good ... easy money, free T-shirts, free meals. Apply Instantly!But when it comes to credit cards and college students, Congress is right to focus some of its industry reform efforts on questionable tactics used to lure new cardholders.