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“Vandy Whistler” motivates his favorite team at CWS

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR If you were in the 141.8 square mile vicinity that is Omaha, NE you probably heard the cheers of the Vandy Boy fans-- and probably the whistling of one fan in particular. Preacher Franklin, also known as one of the two Vandy Whistlers,...

CWS experiences first weather delay of series

Jack Hoover SPORTS EDITOR A trip to Omaha wouldn’t be complete without a little inclement weather. This certainly seemed to be the case today, as visiting fans at the College World Series had to deal with a rain-induced weather delay. The first game of the CWS today, a...

CWS 2019: 7 things to do in downtown Omaha when your team isn’t up to bat

Kamrin Baker EDITOR IN CHIEF Although the College World Series rarely runs short on ways to entertain its audience, some folks (like myself) may want some time away from the park when their star players aren't on the diamond. Buying souvenirs is fun but can leave a...

Seminoles super-fans give it their all at 2019 CWS

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR Florida State’s slug-out victory with last year's runner-up Arkansas came down to their tremendous pitching by Drew Parrish, who went 8 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 9 K over 113 total pitches. The Seminoles lone run came off a sacrifice-fly in the top...

OPD, Women’s Fund of Omaha spread awareness of human trafficking during CWS

Kamrin Baker EDITOR-IN-CHIEF For almost 70 years, the College World Series has been a summer fixture in Omaha. Whether folks have fond memories at Rosenblatt Stadium or a renewed tradition of spending their last two weeks of June at TD Ameritrade Park, the CWS, for the...

Craft Axe Throwing targets a wide audience for a niche holiday

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR Kamrin Baker EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Axe throwing, while a new activity to those living in the Omaha area, has gained a growing popularity (one might say it ‘hit the bulls-eye’) just in time for International Axe Throwing Day June 13. International Axe Throwing Day is dedicated...

Through the lens: 2019 Omaha Summer Arts Festival

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Indecent exposure incident reported at JPII Newman Center

Kamrin Baker EDITOR-IN-CHIEF This story was last updated at 11:53 a.m. on June 8, 2019. Friday night at 10:13 p.m., an individual entered the John Paul II Newman Center residence hall, an off-campus housing facility near UNO that is owned by the Archdiocese of Omaha, and exposed...