OPINION: Instagram’s Newest Update Raises Eyebrows with Busy Interface of Icons

Jimmy Carroll CONTRIBUTOR Instagram has been a hot entity for the last few years for those wanting to show off the best pictures, filtered and unfiltered....

Winter weather woes justify flexible attendance policy

Winter weather headlines conjure a grim collage of dangerous moments on Omaha's glacial highways. And yet, despite the hazards, school isn't canceled every time the roads become impassible, and you're expected to show up.


Male-dominated sports need women’s divisions

Joel Northrup trained long and hard for the Iowa state championship in Des Moines. His record was 35-4 and his opponent was a freshman girl, Cassy Herkelman. The homeschooled Northrup decided to forfeit, stating it was inappropriate to wrestle a woman.


World Animal Day: Give a voice to the voiceless

Robert Badura CONTRIBUTOR It is our responsibility as human beings to help protect the planet that we call home and all the living creatures that share...

Life in Omaha everything and nothing exchange student imagined it would be

Studying in the U.S. seemed like on impossible dream to me. I thought I never would visit it. It was in my imagination to come. The dream that I wanted is now real. Arriving here, I met people and that was a good thing for me. The most attractive thing to me is the culture, such as how people deal with you, what behavior Americans don't like, and what popular foods are. I have seen in America all these things.


Mollie Tibbetts’ family continues to combat hateful ideology

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Brooklyn, Iowa entered the national spotlight after the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. While out on a jog she...

With triumph comes malice

In these final weeks of 2012's presidential campaigns, the constituency of both candidates has been polarized and demonstrated in all the presses, real and parody.


Elon Musk’s “pedo” comment reveals true motives

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR On June 23, a Thai soccer team composed of 11 and 12-year-old boys, accompanied by their coach, explored a cave system after...