UNO and US College Enrollment Fluctuates

Mariel Richter CONTRIBUTOR College enrollment has dropped in the United States ever since its peak in 2010, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The...

Mascots come under fire in Native American lecture

UNO celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a lecture titled "If REDSKINS are illegal...why not these mascots?" pointing out the racism of team mascots named after Native Americans, supposedly in their honor.


Maverick connection to nonprofit

Megan DeBoer CONTRIBUTOR Imagine being a 7-year-old in the back of a locked police car being taken away from home with only a plastic garbage bag....

Here’s why UNO was once again selected best for veteran students…

By Justin Doering CONTRIBUTOR The honors continue for the University of Nebraska at Omaha. During the Veteran’s Day week, America drew together to celebrate military veterans,...

Food Services and Campus Recreation to offer cooking, food safety classes

Greg Staskiewicz CONTRIBUTOR University of Nebraska at Omaha Food Services and Campus Recreation have partnered to host free cooking demonstrations to teach students about cooking and...

UNO philosophy professor’s road to teaching

Sam Weideman CONTRIBUTOR Laura Grams is tickled. She enters her office carrying a package, excited to reveal what’s inside. “I think it’s a T-shirt,” she said....

College students sleep on streets to raise awareness for homeless

Dozens of students sacrificed a good night's sleep as part of the "Sleep Out for the Homeless" campaign for the Open Door Mission.


Giving back pays off
for student volunteers

Volunteerism among college students has become a major influence in making a memorable college experience. Pay isn't usually part of the volunteer equation, but UNO's Student Organizations and Leadership Programs likes to reward students for contributing to their communities.