UNO to host LGBTQ+ college conference

Madeline Miller SENIOR STAFF REPORTER For the first time in its 25-year history, the MBLGTAC Conference will be held at a school in Nebraska. It is not...

Massive MIP arrests at Omaha party

Twenty-six minors received an unwelcome surprise Friday night, when Omaha Police responded to a disturance call reporting at 2211 Maple Street and cited all 26 for minor in possession of alcohol.


Students learn needs of community

Last week, Tanner Johnson called a cardboard box "home." Put together with duct tape and zip ties and painted in a camouflage motif, the box was a few feet tall and a few feet wide.
Johnson joined about 20 fellow Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity members in Just Can It!, a community service project.
 


UNO receives Carnegie Classification

By Jackson Taylor, News Editor The University of Nebraska atOmaha has again added to its impressive track record as a leader in community engagement. On Jan.7,...

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.


UNO researchers examine child development at Henry Doorly Zoo

Andi Manakdan CONTRIBUTOR Researchers at UNO collaborated with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium to conduct a research study at The Bay Family Children’s Adventure Trails...

Girl Talk to bring dance party to Sokol

I'm still having flashbacks of the last encounter I had with Gregg Gillis, aka Girl Talk. It was a biting cold January 9, 2009 at Slowdown, and the recently immortalized Pennsylvanian DJ was in town to host one of his famed electric dance parties. I wasn't sure if the hype surrounding him was "all that," but I quickly learned that Gillis does indeed throw one hell of a party.

 


Bus scavenger hunt

Charlotte Reilly CONTRIBUTOR Students at the University of Nebraska have more incentive than ever before to go green and take advantage of Omaha’s Metro system with the...