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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...

UNO Department of Gerontology offers multidisciplinary courses to students

Juli Oberlander CONTRIBUTOR Many people provide different answers to the question: “What is gerontology?” Some define gerontology as the study of family lineage (genealogy). For others, gerontology means the study of rocks (geology). However, gerontology is different from the academic fields people often mistake it for, said Julie...

UNO announces plans for new softball and baseball fields

Jack Hoover SPORTS EDITOR Omaha baseball and softball will soon have fancy new stadiums to call home. The university announced on May 31 that plans have been made for new stadiums for the teams and that work will begin soon. This proposed stadium expansion for the...

Omaha baseball make first-ever trip to NCAA tournament

Erik Mauro CONTRIBUTOR For the first time ever, the Omaha Mavericks baseball team is competing in the NCAA Baseball Tournament. Thanks to winning the Summit League conference tournament, Omaha earned a spot in the 64-team field. The NCAA tournament will kick off on Friday, May 31. The...

NU Board of Regents appoint first female president in university history

Kamrin Baker EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Susan M. Fritz, Ph.D, has made Nebraska history. Or, herstory, rather. The 30-year Nebraska University veteran has been named the interim NU president and is the first woman to be selected for this role in the university's 51-year history. Fritz will assume her role...

Student-run PR firm MaverickPR travels to New York for professional development

Juli Oberlander CONTRIBUTOR Taxis pulled up to the curb and cars honked as they weaved through the narrow streets. Crowds of tourists and businesspeople crossed the bustling intersections, preparing to start their day in the city that never sleeps. For student executives in MaverickPR, the nationally-affiliated...

The Joslyn Museum unveils new items in contemporary collection

Maria Nevada PHOTO EDITOR What can new pieces of art and a rehanging of a gallery really do for a museum, it's tempting to ask. The Joslyn Museum answers that question with what feels like a fresh new vision and new life for its contemporary and...

UNMC, tattoo artists raise awareness about human trafficking

Samantha Weideman CONTRIBUTOR The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health collaborated with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, Black Squirrel Tattoo and community partners on Thursday to present “Human Trafficking and the Tattoo Industry.” The free meeting, which featured tattoo artists and professionals well-versed in...