College students can identify with story, characters of Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (his book of success) is a realistic fictional story based on the life of a college student, who reminisces about his life in the 1960's.
Readers are transported from the famous Beatles song to the single person perspective world of the narrator, Toru Watanabe.
The book begins with Toru having a hard time writing about his most intense memories.

J. Cole shuns industry norms in revolutionary album

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief “Do you want to be… happy?” It’s a question with an obvious answer at face value. But it’s the recurring phrase throughout the intro...

New exhibition in UNO Art Gallery displays student work

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER   From bold sculptures to realistic oil paintings, the annual juried art exhibition shows off the skill and diversity of UNO art students. A...

UNO Theatre tackles “Twelfth Night”

This weekend, the UNO Theatre Department brought not only their acting talent to stage, but their musical and lighting talents as well. "Twelfth Night", directed by Cindy Melby Phaneuf, is the department's last major production of the 2010-11 season.

Sleeper Agent plays Waiting Room

Sleeper Agent, a girl-led pop/rock band from Bowling, Ky., played to a small but energetic crowd Sept. 20 at The Waiting Room Lounge. The six-piece band features Alex Kandel on lead vocals, Tony Smith on guitar/vocals, Justin Wilson on drums, Lee Williams on bass, Scott Gardner on keyboard/synth and Josh Martin on lead guitar. Bazooka Shootout, an Omaha band, opened for Sleeper Agent.

’50/50′ tackles life with cancer

It's rare to find a movie about battling cancer that's both raw and real with a humorous undertone, but "50/50" does just that.


Don't let the fear of the unknown stop you from taking a risk.

UNO’s filmmaking club to hold inaugural showcase of its first student films

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska filmmakers and film lovers are carving out a place for themselves in Omaha. Established in 2005, the Omaha Film Festival has found success as...