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Roles solidify as women’s basketball splits at Florida International Tournament

Kenneth Pancake Sports Editor The Omaha women’s basketball team knew coming into the season that they had a lot of searching to do in order to find their style, their chemistry, and their collective strength. While it may be a long process that never fully concludes, the...

Trump’s inaction on Khashoggi’s killing sends a message of apathy and anti-journalism

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Saudi Arabia does not have the strongest track record in terms of freedom of speech or democracy. The most recent blunder for the monarchy-ruled country has been the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A long-established fact was that journalist and Saudi Arabian citizen...

Beijing is developing a social credit system—and it should be on everyone’s radar

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR A credit score that expands beyond finances and into every aspect of every citizen’s life—the Beijing municipal government is openly developing a system that fits this very description. According to Reuters, plans for creating a social credit system were first announced in 2014...

Thrilling and chilling Netflix shows

Kassidy Brown CONTRIBUTOR Netflix is how people today watch their favorite shows. Whether it's a Netflix Original Series or a show on TV, there’s something for everyone–especially for the lovers of all things scary and thrilling. "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" "The Chilling Adventures Sabrina" launched on...

Democrats regaining control of the House can spur healthy changes in Congress

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR On Nov. 6 the United States was expecting a “blue wave.” Instead, it turned out to be a little rain. Even though Democrats took back control of the House, it's not what we were told to expect. Now that we have a split Congress,...

Omaha Entertainment and Arts Showcase Features Some of Omaha’s Best Artists

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with everything that is going on in the local music scene. Omaha is a wonderful town bursting with artistic creativity and driven musicians that make the scene dynamic and growing. For the past thirteen years, Omaha Entertainment and Arts...

Hockey Finds Their Way to a Sweep Against Arizona State

Justin Kies CONTRIBUTOR After two straight conference matchups and a 13-day break, UNO hockey took the ice against the Arizona State (ASU) Sun Devils Friday and Saturday night (Nov. 23 and 24) at Baxter Arena. The Mavericks entered the two-game home series against a dangerous ASU team...

5 ways to enjoy the holidays on a college student budget

Cassie Wade ONLINE REPORTER Between purchasing presents for family and friends, finding the perfect gag gift for your work’s white elephant exchange and buying party supplies, the holidays add up quickly and take a toll on the budgets of many, including college students. These extra expenses leave...