UNO alum may be next secretary of defense

UNO alum and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is reported to be the leading candidate for secretary of defense.


No easy solutions in Middle East

The turbulent conflicts in the Middle East have many complex causes and no easy solutions.


The Gateway Unpacks: What stands in the way of a $15 minimum wage?

Anton Johnson COLUMNIST The Gateway Unpacks is a column that seeks to make political news, both local and national, accessible to anybody. The Democrats have had control...

Nebraska state senators formally initiate call for special session for racial justice

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR Eleven Nebraska state senators delivered a cosigned statement to the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office on Aug. 25, formally calling to reconvene...

Sarah McBride set to become first transgender state senator in U.S. history

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR Sarah McBride, a well-known LGBTQ+ advocate and transgender activist, won her race for the Delaware state Senate on Nov. 3, making her...

Ben Sasse takes on the President

Anton Johnson ONLINE REPORTER The Conference Call On Oct. 15, the Washington Examiner obtained and reported on an audio clip of Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse speaking to...

Raising the Wage: A ballot initiative to raise Nebraska’s minimum wage

Hannah Michelle Bussa NEWS EDITOR In August, a coalition of Nebraska partners and advocates announced Raise the Wage Nebraska, a ballot initiative to raise the state’s...

Bernie Sanders begins 2020 campaign in Council Bluffs

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his bid for the Democratic presidential candidacy on Feb. 19, 2019. The first leg of his announcement...