Fitness fanatics fed up with poor gym etiquette

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor It’s a normal afternoon. You’re walking out of Biology, ready to get physical. Time to move from flexing the mental...

The cycles of gang violence

According to the Omaha World-Herald, there were 16 gang-related homicides and 1,312 aggravated assaults in Omaha in 2010.


Roy Moore’s sexual abuse allegations

Madeline Miller CONTRIBUTOR In light of all the sexual abuse scandals, Roy Moore’s are some that stand out. Moore is a former Alabama state judge. Before...

It’s time to face the reality of climate change

James Hill CONTRIBUTOR Texas received a biblical sized flood, a hurricane about the size of Texas made landfall in Florida and Montana literally looked like hell...

Nebraska citizens to vote on death penalty: Repeal should stay in place

Phil Brown SENIOR STAFF WRITER Last year, when the Nebraska State Legislature repealed the use of the death penalty, overriding Governor Ricketts’ veto and achieving bipartisan...

Everyone, including the Pope, deserves their privacy

When Pope Benedict XVI announced he would abdicate, it created month-long skepticism about the reasons why. Immediately the media created a storyline focused on scandal.
What was broadcast and written hypothesized about further allegations of child molestation and cover ups, or some sort of financial wrongdoings. Those angles were once again presented when the pope finally left office on Feb. 28.
Regardless of the angle the media took on the story, it was almost always negative and focused on the probability something had gone wrong and imagined Benedict was being forced out of office.
However, the real reason Benedict left his post is much simpler, and not nearly as dramatic.
 


Is this seat saved? Students find it difficult to locate study space in ASH

By Richard Larson, Opinion Editor If you have ever had class in Arts and Sciences Hall, then you have probably observed a lack of study-friendly...

Marginal raise for Bounds: A year’s worth of earnings for a student

Phil Brown CONTRIBUTOR What would you do with a $30,000 raise? As the epitome of a broke college student, I’d need most of it to pay...