UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.

Heartbreaker guarantees first losing season since ’95

Missouri Western quarterback Drew Newhart found receiver Adam Clausen in the back of the end zone with 16 seconds remaining when the Griffons defeated the Mavs 16-14 Saturday afternoon. UNO had scored  1:24 earlier to take a 14-10 lead, but couldn't hold it as Missouri Western drove 64 yards in seven plays to take the lead for good.


Contemporary poet brings poetry to life at UNO

Contemporary poet Matthew Zapruder read in the Dodge Rooms of the Milo Bail Student Center on Nov. 3.  He visited UNO as a part of the Missouri Valley Reading Series, which welcomes poets as well as authors of fiction and non-fiction to travel and read their works.

Calendar of events November

Nov. 9: Free public play reading of "This is the Sound" at the Omaha Community Playhouse at 7 p.m.

Nov. 11: The Expendables with C-Money & The Players, The Flatliners and The Snips at The Waiting Room at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $17 at the door.


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Victory on all sides

Another election has come and gone. Once again, in our biannual celebration of democracy and

freedom, the American people have gone to the polls and exercised their rights to choose their

representatives, mayors, governors and senators. Across the nation, millions of people went to

their respective voting booths and voted to either throw the bums out or let them stay.

Now what?

Alcohol & UNO – Crisis on campus?

If you take a look at the UNO Campus Security crime log, you'll notice a dangerous trend involving alcohol and alcohol-related activity. With so many violations, UNO students may wonder if their school fosters a safe, healthy environment.