Regents approve 2011-13 professor salary increase

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents met Friday in Lincoln to discuss several issues on the agenda -- three of which related directly to UNO.

For the Record

It has come to our attention that the headline in the March 15 story in The Gateway, "UNMC professor urges legal medical marijuana," was misleading.

UNO Wrestling family ‘devastated’


The UNO Wrestling team won the battle but may have lost the war, capturing a third consecutive national championship just hours before learning the program is poised to be permanently cut.

UNO pancake feed brings it all

The UNO campus was busier than usual with the Fourth Annual National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Pancake Feed taking place. Anxiously anticipating a pancake and sausage dinner, Omaha residents lined up in the UNO Alumni Center to be part of the event put on by the UNO chapter of the NSSLHA.

Voters elect O’Connor and Harrell for president, vice president

UNO voters made their voices heard Tuesday, electing junior political science major Liz O'Connor as UNO student body president/regent and her running mate senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell as vice president.  The duo defeated opponents Ryan Tefft, a senior geology major, and Eric Hansen, a senior accounting major, by a 727 to 326 margin.

Job fair attracts large crowd

On March 8, the UNO Career Center hosted the Spring 2011 Job Fair in the second floor ballroom in the Milo Bail Student Center.

O’Connor, Harrell voted new student president/regent and vice president

Junior political science major Liz O'Connor and senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell were voted student president/regent and vice president following Tuesday's election. The pair defeated their opponents, senior geology major Ryan Tefft and senior accounting major Eric Hansen, by 401 votes.

DUIs may become a little more costly

Legislative Bill 667, recently presented before Nebraska Legislature's Judiciary Committee, would repeal the current Administrative License Revocation (ALR) law for drunk drivers.