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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...

Unexpected visitor becomes more in UNO Theatre’s “Brilliant Traces”

By Danielle Meadows STAFF WRITER A knock on the door of a secluded cabin changes the lives of a lonely man and a runaway bride in UNO Theatre’s upcoming production. Directed by theater graduate student Lara Marsh, “Brilliant Traces” opens this week.The story...

New policy would limit healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community

Madeline Miller CONTRIBUTOR Many people have not experienced the pain and frustration of being ignored and denied medical care. When doctors have a moral or religious objection to treating their patients, the quality of care suffers. Under a law proposed by President Donald Trump, doctors would be...

Community members create statewide coalition to advocate for the University of Nebraska

Cassie Wade MANAGING EDITOR A group of community members and business leaders have created a statewide coalition called One Nebraska to advocate for the University of Nebraska, its students and its role in growing the workforce and economy, according to a press release sent by the...

UNO Hockey v. St Cloud State

Justin Kies CONTRIBUTOR Coming off an uplifting series sweep of Western Michigan last weekend, the UNO Mavericks traveled north on February 2nd and 3rd to Minnesota where they would face off with another NCHC opponent in the St. Cloud State Huskies. UNO would hope to settle the...

Men’s Basketball Falls to South Dakota State

Kenneth Pancake CONTRIBUTOR The story was all too familiar last Tuesday evening. The opposition came out with a strong start, and Omaha trailed for the rest of the game. Led by the elite Mike Daum, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits again defeated the Omaha Mavericks by...