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UNO researchers to study link between stress and health

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Researchers in a University of Nebraska at Omaha study will look at the link between officers’ exposure to violence in prison and longterm mental and physical health problems. The study is being led by Professor Benjamin Steiner, Assistant Professor Joseph Schwartz and two...

UNO festivities celebrate Nontraditional Student Week

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Division of Continuing Studies hosted a variety of events, from a family movie night to an etiquette dinner, Nov. 6 through 10 to celebrate Nontraditional Student Week. A large portion of UNO’s students are considered “nontraditional,” and to...

Norl shines as Omaha falls to Montana State

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR In an overtime thriller dominated by missed shots, Omaha men’s basketball dropped their season opener on the road against Montana State, 89-80. Daniel Norl had his best game, scoring 29 points, along with nine rebounds and a team-leading two steals, shooting 13 for 18....

Women lose opener at Bradley

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR In a game lacking for three-pointers, Omaha women’s basketball fell in their season opener to Bradley last Friday night by a score of 69-56. The Mavericks lost many possessions on turnovers, committing 18. Bradley committed only 11. That, on top of 9 blocks...

Gateway hosts holiday book drive for elementary students

Josie Loza PUBLICATIONS MANAGER Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to donate their new or gently-used children's books (appropriate for 4th through 6th grade) to help further literacy skills of students at Jackson Elementary School. Jackson is a small but mighty school made up of a 235...

UNO researchers examine child development at Henry Doorly Zoo

Andi Manakdan CONTRIBUTOR Researchers at UNO collaborated with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium to conduct a research study at The Bay Family Children’s Adventure Trails Exhibit. The study began in July and will conclude at the end of November. The education department at the zoo created...

Omaha volleyball is peaking towards conference tournament

Sam Lauritsen CONTRIBUTOR Omaha volleyball picked up a confidence boosting win over Summit League front-runner Oral Roberts on Friday night. The Mavericks swept the Golden Eagles at Sapp Fieldhouse for their fourth sweep of the season with all four sweeps coming in conference play. This win...

Men’s soccer wins Summit League Title

Jack Hoover CONTRIBUTOR Emmanuel Hamzat had been in this position before. The Omaha Maverick striker stood on the penalty spot at the south end of Canigila Field, where not even 10 minutes before, he had converted a spot kick. Now, he was back for a second go. With...