Losing the future

In a column I wrote last July titled "Education is the key to the future." I commented on the financial problems faced by states and municipalities and the measures local governments were taking to clean up their fiscal houses.  Among the options being considered at the time were cuts to education spending from elementary to higher education.


Obama’s immigration policy shows progress

 

President Obama's announcement to stop deporting certain illegal immigrants has unleashed an intense debate across the country. A Bloomberg poll found that Americans favor his policy change two to one. Although my opinions on President Obama tend to be moderate, the president's willingness to make ethical progress on immigration has elicited my support.


Dudley’s Pizza & Tavern: Mavericks deserve better

Staff Editorial As UNO’s influence on the Aksarben area continues to grow, Dudley’s Pizza & Tavern misses the mark for serving the UNO demographic. Recently, The...

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.
 


Gender in the workplace: 10 things you didn’t realize perpetrate harassment in the workplace

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Read the other installments of this series here: Part One Part Two In March of 1970, 46 women who worked as researchers, mail girls...

OPINION: “Think About It” training modules poorly execute a necessary resource

By Maria Nevada PHOTO EDITOR with sourcing by Kamrin Baker EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Content warning: sexual violence Consent is no laughing matter. As a sexual assault survivor, I know this. But...

Transparency is crucial to accountability

Jessica Wade EDITOR IN CHIEF The Gateway broke the news on Jan. 18 that the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha’s (Pike)...

Awards season is upon us!

The Academy Awards, Hollywood's most pretentious night, is just around the corner, and it seems as if the battle for best picture will be one in which America's most honest president and Ben Affleck duel head-to-head. Both Lincoln and Ben Affleck's Argo are respectable pieces of film that portray politics with vigor and unrelenting tension. Both films deserve to be recognized and awarded, but that doesn't mean that tinsel town's favorite circus, known by most as award season, isn't broken.