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After 71-5 vote Omaha World-Herald is set to become the first unionized newsroom in Nebraska

Jessica Wade Editor-in-Chief With a vote of 71 to 5, the Omaha World-Herald newsroom is set to become the first unionized newsroom in Nebraska. No challenge ballots were cast. Negotiations toward a first contract with the paper's owner, Omaha-based BH Media Group, are expected to begin in...

“GetCheckedOmaha” brings awareness of epidemic STD rates in the Metro-Area

Hanna Stock ONLINE CONTENT MANAGER Sexually transmitted diseases in Omaha have reached epidemic levels and “GetCheckedOmaha” provides access to confidential testing, treatment and protection. Douglas County STD rates for chlamydia and gonorrhea have consistently been higher than state and national rates since 1998, according to Jill Heggen,...

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble rehearses for their next performance

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR Music filled the ballroom of the Milo Bail student center as talented UNO instrumentalists performed for family members and friends Sept. 28. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the University Band performed a variety of songs for every music lover to enjoy. Each band...

Don’t sweat it: My experience as a woman with hyperhidrosis

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR When I was in sixth grade, I remember hanging up some posters for my teacher during a free study period. Three boys began laughing at me, whispering behind my back and obviously teasing me. I thought it was because I hadn’t shaved...

From the tundra to the desert, take a look at the slate for the 2018-19 season

Ben Helwig CONTRIBUTOR From the tundra to the desert, UNO hockey will see their fair share of America on their road trips this season, not to mention some familiar foes on home ice. The Mavs open up their season with a home exhibition contest on Oct. 7...

Other happenings around the world that the mainstream media news cycle has glossed over

Will Patterson OPINON EDITOR The mainstream news outlets have been clogged with the same few stories the past couple weeks. As the Kavanaugh controversies and Donald Trump’s day-to-day affairs have dominated the news cycle, other major events have been taking place across the globe with little...

Confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would be a direct attack on women’s rights

Kamrin Baker DIGITAL EDITOR “Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter. The uproarious laughter,” Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said, choking up, in response to a question regarding her memories of teenage sexual trauma during the Kavanaugh Confirmation hearing on Thursday Sept. 27. The thing she remembers most...

Blue October loves Omaha, and Omaha loves Blue October

Photos by Jenna Hynek. Ben Helwig Contributor It’s a common phrase yelled by the lead singer during a concert: “WE LOVE YOU (Insert city here).” Well, when Blue October front-man Justin Furstenfeld said he loved Omaha, he made everyone believe it. The alt-rock band Blue October played to...