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How Tough Is The NCHC? A Look Around Omaha’s Conference

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR In three years, the NCHC has provided six champions. Why does that make sense? Because in 2016, 2017 and 2018 the NCHC conference tournament champions have fallen short in the NCAA tournament, but another NCHC team went all the way. To put it bluntly,...

Donut Stop-ping business after thirty years

Erik Mauro CONTRIBUTOR Donut Stop, an icon on 13th street Omaha is closing shop at the end of the month. Hal Rodgers purchased and founded the original store in Nebraska City. Later, he opened stores in Shenandoah, Iowa and various spots in Southwest Iowa. In the early...

UNO held conference to reflect on relationship between the U.S. and Middle East

Taylor Timberlake CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) held a conference on Sept. 27 for the community to reflect on a part of the world that tends to be misunderstood: The Middle East. The conference, Conflict & Uncertainty: Iran, the U.S. and the Middle...

Ohio State had a chance to set a precedent

Erik Mauro CONTRIBUTOR After the three-game suspension was handed down to Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer last week, the message was sent that winning matters more than the well-being of other humans. After reports of domestic abuse about one of his assistant coaches came to light,...

UNO vs. No. 2 Notre Dame Preview

Justin Kies SENIOR STAFF WRITER Second-year Head Coach Mike Gabinet and the UNO men’s hockey team is preparing to begin their 2018-19 regular season in early October. After the Mavericks finished fifth in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference last year and lost to North Dakota in the...

At Council Bluffs rally President Trump cites this as “historic week in America”

Greg Staskiewicz Contributor President Donald Trump spoke to supporters at a rally Tuesday evening at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He showed support for Iowa and Nebraska Republican candidates and mentioned recent events, such as the Kavanaugh confirmation and the replacement of NAFTA (North American...

UNO Researchers use ankle casts to ease leg pain, improve patients’ lives

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) are helping people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) walk further. PAD is caused by plaque build-up within the arteries. Less oxygen is able to reach the leg muscles, which causes sharp pains. “We think that...