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UNO Student Body President among speakers representing NU at Appropriations Committee hearing

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha Student Body President Carlo Eby will be one of the University of Nebraska representatives speaking at the Nebraska Legislature's Appropriations Committee hearing on Wednesday. Eby said he received a call on behalf of NU...

Rivalry Time: UNO vs. North Dakota preview

Justin Kies CONTRIBUTOR After dropping the last two games in a row to St. Cloud State, the 13th ranked UNO Hockey team awaits its highly anticipated rematch against their NCHC rival, the eighth ranked University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks. The series is set to take place...

UNO junior and her mom receive donations for college while on talk show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmyRxJT1pXQ Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR Playing beer pong in college is a rite of passage, but not all college students get invited to play the game while sitting in the audience of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. A University of Nebraska at Omaha junior, Jaida Jackson, and her mom,...

Women’s basketball recap vs. SDSU

Jack Hoover CONTRIBUTOR For the UNO Women’s Basketball Team, their unlucky number seems to be 103 recently. For the second game in a row this month, the Mavericks were unfortunate enough to have the opposition score 103 points on them. Last week, it was in a tough...

Men’s basketball gaining steam ahead of conference tournament

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR As the calendar draws closer to March, the tournament team is waking inside the Mavericks. With big wins against Western Illinois and Fort Wayne at home, Omaha finds itself 4 and 6 in Summit League play. The Mavs are now fifth in the conference,...

Peace, love and Mavericks: UNO students share their Valentine’s Day plans

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER I used to think Valentine's Day hit its peak in elementary school when my whole life was devoted to making the world's greatest valentine mailbox out of an old Nike box. I'd force my mom into purchasing the most glittery and...

The Holdup brings reggae beats to the Midwest

By Ray Koch When reggae music meets the Midwest, the crowd reaction may not be what you, or the band expects. Last Wednesday,The Holdup, a reggae-style band based out of California, performed at the Waiting Room Lounge in Benson.Unbeknown To the band, Omaha is a hub...

The threat of substance abuse to college students

Ashton Nanninga CONTRIBUTOR The opioid crisis has become a serious threat to public health, but from where does the drug abuse stem? Under the Controlled Substances Act, drugs have been categorized into their respective classes ranging from Schedule I to Schedule V. Schedule V is the...