UNO hosts its first TEDx event

By Eugene Kim, Contributor The inaugural TEDxUNO conference was held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Strauss Performing Arts Center to a sold-out audience on Feb....

Making the most of a career fair requires preparation

Ben Nelson CONTRIBUTOR The spring 2016 career fair, held on Feb. 23 at Baxter Arena, will bring close to 100 employers offering everything from internships to...

Create an action plan with Commit to Fit

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Wellness Center is kicking off the spring semester by helping students create and keep resolutions for...

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.

Art departments showcase talent of thesis students and seniors

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.

Patti LuPone replaces ‘Glee’ star in Omaha Performing Arts’ Popular Series

Broadway star Patti LuPone has been announced as the latest addition to Omaha Performing Arts' 2011-2012 Popular Series.

UNO Service Learning Workshop promotes female politicians

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR The Thompson Alumni Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Dodge Campus was full of women from all different backgrounds on Oct....

Canvas and Cabernet opens in Aksarben

Walking into Canvas and Cabernet, a new addition to the Aksarben area, you might not be sure what you're getting yourself into.
On one side, the walls are covered in seemingly elementary paintings. The walls on the opposite side are lined with artistic masterpieces.  There is a stage and about 20 painting stations.  Keep walking and there are shelves with eclectic items for sale. Keep walking farther, and you'll run into the bar.
At this point, you aren't really sure if you're in a bar, gallery, gift shop or classroom.
The truth is that Canvas and Cabernet is all of these things.  It is an exciting new venue that offers instructed painting "classes" to groups. But, this isn't your average painting class.