CDC says three feet of social distancing is safe in schools

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR According to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), students can now sit just three feet apart from...

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.


NYC mayor talks economic inequality during lecture at Mammel Hall

By Brooke Criswell, Contributor Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, spoke at the Peter J. Hoagland Lecture Series on Wednesday evening in the Mammel Hall...

How the COVID-19 outbreak exposed racial health disparities

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR In April 2020, at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, an analysis published by the Associated Press revealed that one-third of those...

FBI investigation links five shootings to one gunman

Five shootings at military bases in Northern Virginia in the past three weeks now have been linked to the same shooter, leading to concern that the suspect may be targeting the U.S. Marine Corps.


Farmers’ Almanac releases 2014 winter outlook for Midwest

By Kaitlyn Vickers, Contributor Nebraskans thought they had already encountered some of the harshest winters around, but mother nature is here to prove that she...

GALLERY: Inside the 2018 Omaha Women’s March

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER My first thought upon entering the crowd of about 8,000 people was conflicting and authentic: I am so excited to march...

UNO hosts its first TEDx event

By Eugene Kim, Contributor The inaugural TEDxUNO conference was held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Strauss Performing Arts Center to a sold-out audience on Feb....