Opinion

  • Parking memoirs of a basic Mav: Surface lot parking

    By Richard Larson on October 14, 2014

    By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor It was a Thursday. Early afternoon. I was using my lunch hour to go speak to a Mass Communications class about the benefits of joining a relevant organization. I work within walking distance of Pacific Campus. The lecture was in the basement of Roskens Hall. My immediate thought was to shell out the $2...

  • The undoubtable prime feelings of being a dog mother

    By UNOcontributors on October 14, 2014

    By Noelle Ashley, Contributor I was in a time of my life when I felt ready to take on the responsibility of supporting another breathing being. “Aw, look at those big brown eyes. She looks just like her mother,” everyone said as I cradled my new found love. We had ventured to western Nebraska, out in the sticks to...

  • Fitness fanatics fed up with poor gym etiquette

    By Richard Larson on October 14, 2014

    By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor It’s a normal afternoon. You’re walking out of Biology, ready to get physical. Time to move from flexing the mental muscles to making gains on the killer bod. Swipe in with your card, drink some pre-workout, change into something that shows off the guns and lets the boys breathe, and head over to the...

  • FKA Twigs and Twitter Racism, British artist ridiculed on social media

    By UNOcontributors on October 7, 2014

    By Kelly Langin, Contributor In a time where social media breaks down the barriers from computer to computer, the personas behind each screen come alive when a controversial topic escalates. Needless to say, things can get really ugly instantly with social issues. Such is the case when Robert Pattinson was recently seen holding hands with his new girlfriend, a...

  • Pacific Campus offers opportunities despite lack of student center

    By UNOcontributors on October 7, 2014

    By Blake Dickinson, Contributor As the UNO’s campus has grown over the last decade, the south campus has played an increasingly important role in the development of student involvement. With the addition of the arena and other planned facilities on the future Center Campus, this role will become even more vital. “A lot of activities will progressively move south,”...

  • Old white guy given position of power in government

    By UNOcontributors on October 7, 2014

    By Phillip Brown, Contributor A Caucasian man in the later quadrants of his life was handed a position of power in the Nebraska State Government on Monday. Without being elected to the position, this old white guy was given the second-highest position of power in the state by another old white guy and will ascend to the position of...

  • Campus jobs offer more than cash

    By UNOcontributors on September 30, 2014

    By Jenny Peterson, Contributor When searching through the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s job opportunities, 79 jobs from 32 categories can be found. With all of the options, a student might ask, “Which one is the best job on campus?” The student employees of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation building check gym members in, answer questions and direct...

  • The art of bowling: campus edition

    By UNOcontributors on September 30, 2014

    By Noelle Ashley, Contributor I was in my freshman year at the good ol’ UNofO, just testing the waters, people-watching by the fountain at the beginning of fall semester. The college vibe was as typical as any eager freshman expected campus to be like: people everywhere varying in age and culture, smiling and chatting, hungover or rushing to class....

  • Religious public forum aggravates plaza passers

    By UNOcontributors on September 23, 2014

    By Kylie Holman, Contributor “Find salvation through Jesus: Churches are a joke.” Some of you may have seen this phrase outside of the Milo Bail Student Center, written upon the largest homemade sign I have ever seen. Though the owner of this sign was trying to save our souls, most students probably saw this as an unanticipated speed bump...