As a Student Orientation Leader it's important to be informative and organized about University of Nebraska Omaha's campus to keep people on task throughout the day. But one other characteristic is just as important: enthusiasm.
Though it is now just a commercial haunted house where people dressed in makeup and costumes scare the bejeebers out of customers around Halloween, the story of Mystery Manor is actually pretty bizarre and horrific.
This summer, a great political leader will be murdered by his close associates, and a war of retribution will break out. A prisoner shall be slated for execution, and the world will go mad as four men, as two pairs of doppelgangers, are sent on the ride of their lives. And you'll get to see it all for free. This is Shakespeare on the Green, which will run from June 21 to July 8 at Elmwood Park.
Omaha's 15th annual Taste of Omaha proved to be a success as the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing was flooded with people all weekend long.
UNO Bikes! is competing in the Get Up & Ride National Bike Challenge. The challenge started on May 1 and runs through August 31.
On March 19, Omaha's award-winning commercial-free radio station KVNO Classical 90.7 FM celebrated its 40 years of broadcasting and kicked off its Spring Membership Drive.
Graduation is a month away, and the final exhibitions of the spring 2012 semester hosted opening receptions Sunday, Apr. 1, in two UNO art galleries. Students were excited and eager to display their work for family, friends and alumni in a gallery setting.
UNO's Department of Black Studies' 11th Annual Malcolm X Festival began March 7 with three discussions dealing with the law, youth and the problems that face both.