When the sun sets and night time lingers, most people in Omaha are able to rest easy and securely in the safety of their homes. However, many homeless people don't have such a luxury. For the last seven years the Phi Beta Sigma Nebraska chapter has been putting in overnight hours on the street to raise awareness, money and funds for Omaha's needy.
The UNO Criss Library is currently hosting an exhibit by photographer Ophir Palmon. The exhibit, "Future, Beware!," is a collection of images taken as part of a larger project to examine the Holocaust through the eyes of Jewish-American teens. UNO and the Council for Holocaust and Genocide Studies are sponsoring the exhibit.
While most people running for office unopposed would just take it easy and wait until the election, Martha Spangler and Ben Kaipust see it as a challenge.
"Since we are in the unique position of running unopposed, we can't just tell everyone what we want to do for them," said Kaipust, vice-president on the ticket. "So, we really want to go out and campaign and listen to suggestions."
News for the week of 9-20-11.
Student Government's Freshman Leadership Council set its eyes on the prize Thursday night, when a resolution proposing to attempt to set a Guinness World Record was unanimously approved.