Looking back

Despite high profile jobs and a very public life, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel tries to remain private.

"I think keeping a little corner for yourself is really important to keep yourself balanced rather than trying to be on the stage all the time and trying to deal with the glare of publicity," Hagel said.

But that "glare of publicity" has been stronger than ever. And it's likely to continue as Hagel was nominated by President Barack Obama for secretary of defense on Jan. 7. 


Floods Contaminate Water in Glenwood

Allie Seeley CONTRIBUTOR Boiling water is a regular activity for cooking pasta. For some, boiling water is a necessity for everyday life. University of Nebraska at Omaha...

A home for the holidays

MaverickPR, The UNO Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, teamed up with the Town and Country Humane Society for its annual fundraiser on Sunday at The Bookworm bookstore, 8702 Pacific St. Thirty-two dogs, four cats and one rabbit posed for pictures with Santa Paws, a part played by School of Communication professor Chris Allen. Allen's wife, Elaine, was Mrs. Paws.


Take Back the Night rally held on campus

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR “However we dress, wherever we go, yes means yes, and no means no!” This was just one of the many chants shouted by those...

Online classes present ‘intriguing’ possibilities

It's 9:00 a.m.  Your alarm screeches in your ear. You groan, fumble for the off switch and end the din. You trudge to the kitchen with heavy eyelids and an empty stomach and begin your daily routine: cereal for breakfast and a hot shower. You pull on a comfortable pair of sweatpants and a wrinkled T-shirt. It's time for school.


UNO class donates Doris Buffett’s $20,000

Recently, Doris Buffett, Warren Buffett's sister, visited Angela Eikenberry's and Associate Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Sara Woods'  Philanthropy and Democracy class.


Black Studies departmental rift spills over into lawsuit

By Phil Brown, Reporter A conflict within the University of Nebraska at Omaha Black Studies department that has been brewing for a year has spilled...

Organization attempts to establish the price of life

By Blake Dickinson, Contributor People in Nebraska have been forced into human trafficking, which is just a sliver of a fraction of those affected worldwide....