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Confessions of a Math Lab TA

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER It all starts on syllabus day of freshman year algebra. The teacher tells students they have a required amount of weekly hours to complete in the math lab on the second floor of the Durham Science Center, and a groan rolls...

Grigoreseu struggles at ITA Masters

Sam Lauritsen CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha Men’s Tennis team started their season this weekend at the Oracle ITA Masters tournament in Malibu, California and the Drake Fall Invitational in Des Moines, Iowa. Sophomore Razvan Grigorescu was ranked No. 63 in the preseason Oracle/ITA Division One...

Suicide prevention: how UNO helps

By Megan DeBoer CONTRIBUTOR Across the nation, millions recognize September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the University of Nebraska at Omaha is no exception. UNO’s student-led organization NAMI on Campus offers an empathetic and listening ear to those in need, raises awareness and emphasizes the importance...

Music festivals are within students’ reach

Danielle Meadows STAFF WRITER Music festivals are a summer staple for many college students—but finding reliable transportation to and around unfamiliar cities can be a challenge. A three-day music festival recently wrapped up in Chicago’s Douglas Park. Thousands of people flocked to the windy city for Riot...

Devastating injury brings new perspective to Gdowski

Ellie Brecht CONTRIBUTOR Seeing the game of volleyball through a different lens hit UNO Women’s Volleyball player Gess Gdowski unexpectedly during the spring of her freshman year after she suffered an ACL tear. She was forced to sit out of all competition for a year and...

Student’s empathy study may help caregivers

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha senior and neuroscience major Abi Heller has been a part of a research team that, for three years, has been studying empathy. The word “empathy” stems from the German word “Einfühlung,” which roughly translates to “feeling into.” The...

Volleyball breezes through first conference test

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR The volleyball was served over the net. A dig sent the ball 15 feet into the air and a soft set preceded a mighty spike from Mackenzie Horkey and the Omaha Mavericks. It was textbook. It was easy, almost effortless. And it...

Maverick succeeds despite constant challenges

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Becoming a Maverick was not easy for senior Cornelius Levering, a first-generation college student who battled the foster care system throughout his childhood. Levering was placed into foster care with his brother when he was about 5 years old. When he was 10...