CPACS senator transitions from soldier to student

Given junior Jennifer Short's upbringing, it seems unusual that she joined the military. 


Contemporary poet brings poetry to life at UNO

Contemporary poet Matthew Zapruder read in the Dodge Rooms of the Milo Bail Student Center on Nov. 3.  He visited UNO as a part of the Missouri Valley Reading Series, which welcomes poets as well as authors of fiction and non-fiction to travel and read their works.


Veteran pursues degree, plays basketball

Cassie Wade NEWS EDITOR The path to college was not always in Alex Nguyen’s plans, but after being injured in Afghanistan, Nguyen’s plans changed to include...

Speaker to share story on immigration

Travis Wood Contributor   The University of Nebraska at Omaha will host Julissa Arce this Wednesday to speak about immigration and her own experiences as an immigrant...

UNO student uses DNA to study infectious diseases

Greg Staskiewicz CONTRIBUTOR Held in our blood, waiting to be found, is a key to both the past and the future: DNA. Ryan Ehrlich, a second year...

2013 Music Festival Guide

On Saturday, a small sliver of hope spread across the United States when Punxsutawney Phil, the nation's groundhog, emerged from his dwelling and didn't see his shadow, predicting that an early spring is upon us.
With the gloomy weather, hopefully, coming to an end, we've got the cure for your cabin fever.  Music festival season is slowly approaching, and with such a wide variety of options, no matter what your taste, there is sure to be a festival for you!
Enjoy the early spring weather with Big Gigantic and Pretty Lights in Colorado, or if you'd like to get farther away, three days of dancing in Miami. Whatever your wish, spring break is knocking on the door, and it's time to start planning. Line-ups for spring and summer music festivals are being announced from now until April, and tickets are going fast! Finding all of the necessary information can be, kind of, tricky, so here's what you need to know about some of the most anticipated festivals of the year.


UNO alum may be next secretary of defense

UNO alum and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is reported to be the leading candidate for secretary of defense.