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Lifelong learner Bob Miles teaches the ‘genius’ of Warren Buffett

Juli Oberlander CONTRIBUTOR When Bob Miles, who grew up in Detroit, came to Omaha in 1996, he knew little about Berkshire Hathaway. Miles, having visited Omaha only once before, wanted to learn more about Warren Buffett, the CEO whose investment strategies had fascinated him. Miles always had an...

Author Lee Child speaks with UNO students

Maria Philomena Nevada CONTRIBUTOR Author Lee Child sat down with University of Nebraska at Omaha students at a question and answer session at the Weber Fine Arts Gallery on Tuesday before his event at the Baxter Arena. Child was in town for the annual Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture...

Gender in the workplace: Why are we still even having this conversation?

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Socially, we call it many different things: Sexual harassment, workplace harassment, a hostile work environment, a boss that’s a jerk. Or it lingers in our excuses: “I don’t like my job.” “I’m not feeling well, I won’t be in today.” “I...

Scott Conference Center reopens after undergoing construction

Zachery Deleski-Taylor CONTRIBUTOR The Scott Conference Center reopened April 3, boosting its ability to provide convenience to current residents, bigger events for UNO students and the community and a more attractive environment for prospective students. Some of the additions to the conference center include a shared...

Gen eds may seem tedious, but they are beneficial to students

Madeline Miller SENIOR REPORTER When pursuing a degree, most students are looking to finish as quickly as possible, so it can be frustrating to have to take basic general education classes that do not line up with their chosen major. However, these classes form a base...

The importance of civil discussion

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR Recently, a student organization (of which I serve as chairman) took a few of its members and set up a table on campus. It was the sign on the front that sparked discussion from passersby for nearly six hours: “PRO-GUN: Change Our Minds!” Unfortunately,...

Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” is an exciting and visually stunning piece of cinema

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Wes Anderson’s latest film, “Isle of Dogs” is just now hitting local theaters. The production marks Anderson’s second full-length stop-motion film—the first being the critically acclaimed “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (2009). Despite such a high precedent being set, “Isle of Dogs” manages to...

State Budget Update: considering the good and the bad

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Months of uncertainty regarding the financial future of the Nebraska University (NU) system is soon coming to an end with better than expected results. The Nebraska Legislature on April 3 gave a final round of approval regarding the state’s $8.8 billion budget package,...