Scott Court dorms to open fall 2011

The Scott Court dorms are set to be finished in August 2011, just in time for the 2011-12 academic year.

Students flock for free bus passes

A crowd of students gathered in Milo Bail Student Center's fireplace lounge on Tuesday, each hoping to receive one of 400 free Metro bus passes.  MavRide, a student government program championed by Student Senator Gerard Wellman, was distributing the passes on a first come, first served basis between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Crime Log

Crime log 2/10/11.


Black History Month events begin Feb. 9

UNO's annual Black History Month celebrations commence Wednesday, Feb. 9. The kick-off event, 7 to 10 p.m. in (CPACS) College of Public Affairs and Community Service, begins with a showing of Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" followed by a discussion and free food.


Proposed bill would allow faculty to carry concealed weapons

Millard South Principal Curtis Case returned to his position as head of the school on Jan. 31. Just 26 days after being shot by student Robert Butler a few feet away from his desk, Case is returning to work for several hours each day as he recovers.


MavRide kickoff, other events postponed

In the wake of blizzard winds and drifting snow, Tuesday's MavRide kickoff event has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 8.


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.


Unmanaged water conflict could cost Nebraska millions

The key issue facing Nebraska's management of the Republican River resides within state boundaries, said Ann Bleed, former director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.