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The journey of DNA testing

Marissa Woolard Contributor Growing up, I was always jealous of people with big families. I would go to my friend’s parties and see their 20 cousins running around the place and I started to question why I didn’t have that. All of my grandparents immigrated to the...

Swastika found scorched into Memorial Park

Jessica Wade Editor in Chief KETV reported late Saturday night that a KETV photographer discovered a swastika burned into the grass at Memorial Park. Public Works crews immediately began assessing the best way to remove the hate symbol. The incident took place roughly two months after reports that...

Alopecia and Me

Marissa Woolard Contributor College can be described to many as the “most stressful years of your life” but having a medical condition can make it even harder. Alopecia is an auto-immune disease that causes one’s immune system to attack the hair follicles causing hair loss, along...

Breaking News: Scott Campus building faces flood damage

  Kamrin Baker Digital Editor Tuesday afternoon, UNO Facilities staff members were conducting routine maintenance on a fire hydrant when a malfunction resulted in flooding in the first floor of Building B in Scott Village, according to University Communications. Building B resident assistant Rachel VanRobays said that the...

“Sorry to Bother You”, even in its absurdity, hits with a dose of reality

Maria Philomena Nevada Photo Editor As soon as I saw the trailer for “Sorry to Bother You”, I made plans to see it on opening night. Sorry to Bother You is rapper Boots Riley's film about a young African American telemarketer, Cassius Greene (played by the...

Board of Regents approve tuition increase; another mid-year increase possible

Jessica Wade Editor in Chief With the approval of the 2018-19 operating budget by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents students can expect to see an increase in tuition rates across the Nebraska University (NU) system. As part of the Budget Response Team’s initiative to address...

Best bar to watch the College World Series

Erik Mauro Contributor For two weeks in the middle of June every year, the entire city of Omaha flocks downtown to enjoy the College World Series festivities. Beer tents, souvenir stands, food trucks and just a great time to enjoy with friends. There is one specific...

In dramatic fashion, Oregon State forces game three

Kenneth Pancake Sports Editor “I actually top spun it… I’m kind of famous for that at Oregon State,” said right fielder Trevor Larnach, describing the home run that would win the game for the Beavers, and force a game three between the Arkansas Razorbacks and Oregon...