Omaha made the right choice

Last Tuesday, while the rest of the nation was watching the president's State of the Union address, the city of Omaha headed to the voting booths to decide whether Mayor Jim Suttle should stay in office.  The final tally was very close - a margin of just two percent decided he should keep his job. There's a lesson there: if you don't think your vote counts, think again.

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...

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)...

Lincoln hate crime unites communities against intolerance

On July 26, more than 1,000 candles illuminated Omaha's Memorial Park in support of a Lincoln woman who was victim to a heinous hate crime.

Has Bachmann finally gone too far?


Like most Americans who don't actually live there, I don't think about Minnesota very often. I have a few relatives there, and I listen to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" on occasion, but I'm not a Twins fan so the state doesn't usually cross my mind.  
Unless, of course, Michele Bachmann opens her mouth and makes sound come out. Then, I breathe a silent prayer of relief that, as dumb as my representative is, at least he isn't completely insane.

Establishing personal bathroom preference

By Noelle Ashley, Contributor Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you have your personal preferred bathroom on campus - it’s okay, you don’t...

Yik Yak – App provides breeding ground for complacent ignorance

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief Anonymity can bring out the worst in people. It’s natural that when protected from actions, ideas and statements being attached to...

E-cigarettes: the debate between recharge-able remedies, battery-powered bothers

By Nathan Stephenson, Contributor Electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity. They’ve made their way into the zeitgeist because they usually produce an odorless, quickly-dissipating vapor—discreet in comparison to cigarette smoke. This...