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From murky lakes to clear oceans, UNO alumnus becomes underwater photographer

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Tim Rock discovered his passion for underwater photography in 1958 when he was 6 years old, watching the TV show “Sea Hunt.” Every week, he invited his next-door neighbor to watch the show with him. In between bowls of popcorn, the two boys...

Editorial: Iowa’s toss-up election has yet to be decided, hinges on less than 10 votes

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR The 55th district of Iowa’s House of Representatives—a district located in northeastern Iowa—has yet to have a clear victor from the Nov. 6 midterm election. Democratic candidate Kayla Koether and Republic incumbent Michael Bergan have been tied up in a close election...

Unwrapping memories at Baker’s Candies

Cassie Wade ONLINE REPORTER On a Quest for Candy The 40-minute drive from Omaha to Baker’s Candies in Greenwood, Nebraska was a lot like the confection company’s signature chocolate meltaways: special, smooth and sweet. The dizzying rush of cars changing lanes on Interstate 80 slowed into winding roads...

Omaha Basketball opens league play

Omaha star Zach Jackson goes for a layup against Northern Arizona earlier in the season. Photo by Maria Nevada/the Gateway.Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR In the more prestigious conferences of college basketball (such as the Big 10 Conference), teams can bank on their league’s strength to...

“Finally legal:” pretty tame for 21

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR The last Wednesday of winter break, I turned 21. I was the last of the core Gateway staff members to reach such a milestone (now we can all go to Beercade after production meetings), and while I thought it wouldn’t feel very...

Emerging Voices: Madison Larimore

Jeff Turner CONTRIBUTOR Emerging Voices: Profiles in UNO’s Writers Workshop is a series of profiles following writers currently studying at UNO. The profiles cover the personalities of these various writers and the projects they’re currently working on. For this installment, Gateway Contributor Jeff Turner spoke to...

UNO student’s mother among three inmates to die within the last two years at Saunders County Jail

Jessica Wade      Will Patterson Editor in Chief     Opinion Editor Three Deaths in Two Years On Dec. 18, 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) student Gloria Garcia received a phone call just after midnight that her mother had been transported to the Saunders Medical Center. “My dad called...