UNO Wrestling family ‘devastated’


The UNO Wrestling team won the battle but may have lost the war, capturing a third consecutive national championship just hours before learning the program is poised to be permanently cut.

Conference encourages Latino leadership, scholastic success

More than 500 people attended the 11th annual Heartland Latino Leadership Conference and Expo last weekend, an event aimed to strengthen the community through education, communication and engagement.

The conference was held over a two-day period at the Embassy Suites in LaVista, the Kroc Center and the First National Bank Tower Winter Garden downtown. The event included prominent speakers such as NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez, business leader and entrepreneur Deborah Rosado Shaw and motivational speaker Gabe Salazar.

Omaha area pools, splash pads are open

We've compiled a big list of area pools and splash grounds. So grab your flip-flops, swim trunks, sunscreen, beach towel and head to one of...

‘Operation: Organ Freedom’ event to be held April 19

MaverickPR, UNO's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, will hold "Operation: Organ Freedom," as part of the annual National Organ Donor's Awareness Campaign on Tuesday, April 19.

Speedy construction and promotional video have students buzzing over sports arena

By Kaitlin Vickers, Contributor Many students are excited for the new arena near 68th and Center St. to be opened in 2015. Maverick Mayhem pumped...

Opportunity for volunteering with Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service

By Jackson Taylor, News Editor In honor of national Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 19, the University of Nebraska at Omaha Office of...

Board of Regents eliminates summer commencement, changes housing rates

On Friday, Jan. 28, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents convened in Lincoln. Set on the agenda were several issues pertaining to each of the four NU universities, concerning both academic and business affairs. Of the many issues discussed and voted upon, four related to UNO.

State close to recognizing same-sex marriages

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska is one of 13 states in the country to explicitly disallow the recognition of same-sex marriages. The blanket ban, found...