Shedding “The Freshman 15”

Trent Ostrom CONTRIBUTOR For many students entering college, “The Freshman 15” is something they likely experience. While this is an unfortunate situation, there is still the...

Goodnight, Smartphone: Powering down before bed for a good night’s rest

(Family Features) Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? If you want to...

Understanding the Yawn

(Family Features) Yawning is a natural part of everyday life, yet this simple phenomenon has some rather curious and mysterious features. To...

The Malleable Body

Ages ago, the atoms that make up your body at this very moment were born through nuclear fusion in the cores of stars.  As the saying goes, you're nothing more than stardust.


Healthy spots to dine and drink at near campus

While living through your college years, you may often find yourself strapped for time. Whether you're living on or off campus, you're probably too busy to cook something wholesome and clean up afterwards. Between classes, studying, work and other responsibilities, students often have little time to partake in activities that they truly love.


Tricks for tackling food cravings

(Family Features) If your diet’s been derailed by a sudden desire for chips or hankering for a hamburger, you’re not alone. According...

UNO students turn class project into reality

UNO graduates and corporate sponsors unveiled Omaha's first outdoor fitness park June 29 at Elmwood Park.


You, Ellen Forney, & Me: An insight to mental illness offered through a graphic...

Rachel Luck CONTRIBUTOR “It was a relief to discover that aiming for a balanced life doesn’t mean succumbing to a boring one,” Ellen Forney writes in...