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You should still be angry about Flint, Michigan

Jeff Turner CONTRIBUTOR The water in Flint, Michigan has registered at normal lead levels for months now, experts say. The wounds have still not healed as Gov. Rick Snyder prepares to cut the bottled water program, which allows Flint to still have clean water while their...

The pros and cons of online courses

Alexandria Wilson CONTRIBUTOR As class registration winds down, many students are faced with the choice to choose between taking a class in person or online. While many students enjoy the convenience of an online course, some worry that the experience may not be as valuable...

UNO student thoughts on “Avengers: Infinity War”

Michael Blake Sondergaard CONTRIBUTOR Ten years ago, Robert Downey Jr. made his big screen appearance as the invincible Iron Man. Shortly thereafter in “The Incredible Hulk,” Marvel revealed to the world its plan to create one unified universe for its super heroes. Now, on April 27,...

UNO cuts trees to make room for new Biomechanics addition

Katherine Hartner CONTRIBUTOR My usual commute to UNO involves parking in Elmwood Park and enjoying (or not enjoying, as seems increasingly common this spring) the weather as I walk up the sidewalk along University Drive to the Arts and Sciences Hall. On April 5, it was a...

UNO student William Danze releases debut album

Andrew Nelson CONTRIBUTOR University of Nebraska at Omaha student William Danze’s debut album, “Makin’ Sunshine,” hits streaming services later this month and is full of uplifting melodies, silky vocals and efficacious tracks. Danze, a singer-songwriter, describes his music style as alternative rock—similar to the works of...

Students should utilize Criss Library

Jared Barton CONTRIBUTOR Undoubtedly, Criss Library is a massive student resource on UNO’s campus. Books, movies, printers and the staff make it a valuable asset to students’ educations, but are students utilizing them properly? As finals season looms, people will be looking for quiet places to concentrate...

UNO employee lives musical passion through local band

John Elster CONTRIBUTOR In the graduate studies office in the Eppley Administration building is an office assistant doing what he can to help graduate students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Joe Champion does his best to keep the office running smoothly. Although Champion enjoys...

Behind the scenes at the UNO Theatre Department

Grace Kimnach CONTRIBUTOR A wooden door stands 2 inches tall, surrounded by foot-high walls, sitting atop intricately placed cobblestone shards. Wisps of spaghetti-thin plastic vines wrap around steps and climb up the wooden walls. A wire clothesline displays precisely cut paper shirts, pants and dresses. The entire...