Making sense of Flint pollution

Jessica Wade CONTRIBUTOR Flint, Michigan, a city that has had its own share of problems ranging from multiple financial disasters to depopulation and urban decay, has...

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Ricketts fields questions at UNO Gov. Pete Ricketts came to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Thursday and fielded questions from students. The...

Minimum wage increase becomes hot topic on the ballot

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager During the Nov. 4 elections, voters will be asked to decide on increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $9...

New study shows contamination is possible from paper towels

A new study by researchers at Laval University in Quebec City shows us that paper towels, especially those that are made from recycled paper, could actually carry germs. Researchers also found that contaminants can be found on everyday items including toilet paper, newspapers and business cards.


Lee Tary, Brad Ashford square off in second congressional debate

By Kelly Langin, Contributor Lee Terry and Brad Ashford talked dirty campaign advertisements and elaborated on their positions in the country’s most important issues in...

UNO competes in Red Bull ‘Paper Wings’ contest

By Brooke Criswell, Contributor Seventy-six universities and over two thousand students participated in the national Red Bull Paper Wings Competition. The event, held Tuesday afternoon at Council Bluffs Municipal...

Vision beyond borders helps believers practice religion in secret

Over two billion people identify themselves as Christians, comprising 22 percent of the world's total population. Nearly 63 percent of those practicing this faith are native to Europe and North America, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. Vision Beyond Borders, an organization whose mission is to provide Bibles and service to Christian followers in nations where Christianity must be worshiped in secret, has made it their goal to spread their faith and the word of God to those living in areas such as Southeast Asia.
 


California rejects pot legalization by vote

One of the hot-button issues for the last few elections has been the legalization of marijuana, especially in California. The state already has a law allowing the use of medical marijuana. If Proposition 19 would have passed it would have allowed for the legal use of pot under recreational circumstances. Fifty-three percent of the electorate voted against the proposition.