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Resident advisors are here to help

Shaylie Holst CONTRIBUTOR College is a time of many “firsts”, especially for incoming freshmen. One of these major “firsts” is moving into a new dorm and getting assigned random roommates to spend the year with. Moving away from home can be an exciting yet scary time...

Volleyball has up down weekend at Drake invitational

Matt Norrie CONTRIBUTOR Head Coach Rose Shires took her Mavericks to the Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend in a nine-game tournament hosted by the Drake Bulldogs. The schedule put the UNO Mavericks up against Drake on Thursday night, followed by back-to-back games...

UNO, UNMC strive for efficient collaborations between campuses

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center Chancellor Jeffrey Gold announced a five-prong plan to create an efficient system between the two campuses. The plan involves hiring a new shared vice chancellor of business and finance, utilizing a consulting...

Students voice their opinions on free speech ball

Ethan Free CONTRIBUTOR “Speech Ball! Come write on the Speech Ball!” Young Americans for Freedom members called as they rolled around a giant beach ball and handed sharpies to passing students. The Young Americans for Freedom is a new club on UNO’s campus, aimed at educating students...

DACA’s affect on UNO “Dreamers”

Grant Sobetski CONTRIBUTOR In the face of the possible impending termination of DACA, NU President Hank Bounds released a statement Sept. 5, 2017 in support of University of Nebraska “Dreamers.” Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is an Obama-era executive order that allows undocumented immigrants who...

City of Omaha: UNO soccer is here, not coming

By Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR Go ahead and take a look at the NCAA men’s soccer rankings. There’s a team from Nebraska in the Top-25. “Wait it’s not Creighton?” No, it’s not Creighton. It’s time to give the school five minutes away from Morrison Stadium some recognition...

Men’s soccer keeps riding hot streak

Justin Kies CONTRIBUTOR The 17th ranked UNO Men’s Soccer team fought for another shutout victory on Sept. 8, at home against UC Riverside and improve to 5-0 on the season. The Mavericks came out in the first half with a lot of energy and made it difficult...

Women’s soccer pickup first win on last-second goal

Jack Hoover CONTRIBUTOR The first one is always the hardest. When it comes to wins, Coach Tim Walters and the Omaha Maverick Women’s Soccer team found that to be entirely too true. However, on Friday night, they found that the challenge can also make that first...