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Volleyball Season Ends in Conference Tournament Loss

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR Omaha came into the Summit League conference tournament as the 3 seed–a tremendous accomplishment considering that Denver (the no. 1 seed) had only lost one game heading into the tournament. In fact, the Pioneers would go on to earn an at-large bid...

UNO Biology Grad Student Studies Elephant Pregnancies

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Biology graduate student Chelsi Marolf is studying blood samples from pregnant African elephants to determine differences between successful and unsuccessful pregnancies. Marolf is analyzing how hormones like progesterone, which thickens the lining of the uterus and helps...

5 gift ideas the college student on your list is sure to love

Cassie Wade ONLINE REPORTER College is a weird time where you’re stuck between carrying the responsibilities of an adult and running around all crazy having fun like a kid. This makes buying a gift for college students a bit tricky. This holiday, find the perfect fun,...

What Sport(s) Define Omaha Athletics?

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR In college sports, every school has an identity based on which sport they are most popular for. For example, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is considered a football school. When one thinks of basketball schools, Duke (for men) and Connecticut (for women) immediately stand...

The Global Refugee Crisis is a Covert Holocaust

Nyaleah Muon CONTRIBUTOR A refugee is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries because of violence or persecution. Their fears are related to race, religion, nationality or sexuality. My parents fled Sudan for fear of ethnic and tribal cleansing from the Sudanese government....

On Road Tilt, Men’s Basketball Faces Top Talent

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR After their Nov. 24 victory against the Montana State Bobcats, Omaha got on the bus and prepared to face off against some of the biggest names in college sports. So far, the team is 2-0 on the five-game trip, dropping decisions to Iowa...

UNO faculty and students aid in deceased veteran identification

Greg Staskiewicz CONTRIBUTOR The College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is working with forensic anthropologists at Offutt Air Force Base to develop a system of identifying the remains of soldiers killed in past wars. Sachin Pawaskar, professor of information...

7 local businesses to visit this holiday shopping season

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR Although Small Business Saturday has come and gone, one does not need a specific day to support local businesses in their communities. Luckily for Omaha, we have a community of small and local shops that create great products and build our economy....