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The Dodge Street Derby: The rivalry that could and should live on

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR I could give you a story about how hard UNO played against Creighton and how proud they should be of themselves, but that’s the same story you told yourself immediately following the game. The truth is, this loss gave Creighton a platform—an...

“Mother!” exposes psychological and surreal horror

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Over the years, few director-writers have captured the bizarre in the same way that Darren Aronofsky has. From “Requiem for a ...

Omaha Public Libraries hosts Holocaust survivor series

April Knipp CONTRIBUTOR It is estimated that there are only around 100,000 Holocaust survivors still living in the United States. One-fourth of those survivors are over the age of 85. It is more crucial than ever to preserve first-hand accounts of this horrific time in history. The...

Protect the right to choose

Madeline Miller STAFF REPORTER No one wants an abortion. It is a simple fact. No one wakes up the day of their procedure excited to get an abortion. But for many, abortion is a necessity. Anti-abortion protesters would like to strip individuals of their right to access...

Wilson Memorial Lecture Series brings professionals to UNO

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The Wilson Memorial Lecture Series is continuing its long tradition of bringing artists from near and far to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Speakers hold their lectures in the UNO Art Gallery located in the Weber Fine Arts Building,...

Protect Pro Lifers’ right to protest

Maria Philomena Nevada CONTRIBUTOR National Life Chain Sunday is an event that is held across the U.S. on Oct. 1 by proponents of the "pro-life movement." Participants pray and hold signs, some of them reading: “Life- the First Inalienable Right,” “Abortion Kills Children” and “Jesus Forgives...

FEMA should learn from past mistakes

Megan Wade ADVERTISING MANAGER While Texas and Florida contend with the damage caused by the record-breaking rains brought by hurricane Harvey, and the flooding and wind damage of hurricane Irma, the opposite side of the country is quite literally on fire. Dry conditions and extreme heat has...

UNO Archives honor Nebraska’s 150th year of statehood

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The Archives & Special Collections of the University of Nebraska at Omaha are currently displaying art and literature illustrating Nebraska culture. This year marks the sesquicentennial, or more simply known as the 150th anniversary, of Nebraska’s statehood which officially began on March 1,...