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Opinion: 5 reasons why spring semester is the worst

Cassie Wade ONLINE REPORTER University of Nebraska at Omaha students trudged back to campus on Monday, Jan. 7 for round two of the 2018-19 school year. While spring semester is a step closer to summer break than fall semester, it’s actually the worst semester of the school...

Women’s Basketball Goes 1-1 Against North Dakota Opponents

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR Omaha split their two games this week against opponents from the state of North Dakota. Their first opponent was North Dakota State on Jan. 6, resulting in a big win for a normally-reserved offense. Their second (an away game on Jan. 9 against North...

UNO alumna wins big with her love of science

Ashley Morton CONTRIBUTOR Lacy West, a science teacher at Missouri Valley Middle School and a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), thought she wanted to go into the medical field after high school. West joined her local Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) chapter...

Hockey Team Finds Only a Moral Victory Against Denver

Justin Kies STAFF WRITER The UNO Hockey team is having a season that could be described as less than impressive. But while moral victories are usually unsatisfying, Omaha does have some positives to take away from winter break. Omaha swept Alaska Anchorage on Dec. 29 and 31...

UNO Child Care Center receives grant to support low-income families

Juli Oberlander CONTRIBUTOR Since 1986, the University of Nebraska at Omaha Child Care Center (UNOCCC) serves as a resource for staff, students, faculty and community members. In addition to providing quality child care, UNOCCC now offers financial support to low-income families, thanks to a federal grant from...

6 senior Mavs spill their secrets to surviving their last semesters

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR The first weeks back to school after a long break are unanimously some of the hardest weeks of the year. Well, except for finals. And midterms. Okay, I'm starting to think college is just hard in general. Anyway, we all have it pretty rough,...

Mitch Hahn sinks clutch three to carry Mavericks to victory

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR Mitch Hahn came into the season with a lot to prove. After an injury to his shoulder left him sidelined for much of the 2017-18 campaign, Hahn had one more year to prove his worth as a starter and as a captain. If...

Standoff at 64th and Center Streets prompts UNO Alert

Video courtesy of Cat Koehler. Jessica Wade             Will Patterson EDITOR IN CHIEF      OPINION EDITOR A UNO Alert was sent to students at 11:02 a.m. asking that students avoid 64th and Center. Another alert was later sent stating the incident had been resolved. According to the Omaha Police, officers...