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16 months after cancer diagnosis UNO/UNMC student graduates from master’s program

Jessica Wade Editor in Chief The day Shelby Fox Wagner learned that she had been accepted into the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program, a joint UNO and UNMC graduate program, was the same day she was diagnosed with cancer. “My best friend came over, we were...

Bomb threat sent to Newman Center found to be hoax

Jessica Wade Editor in Chief According to an email sent out to residents and parents by Father Joe Taphorn, director of the Paul John II Newman Center, a staff member received an email that contained a bomb threat earlier today. Another email from the Omaha Police...

UNO’s service learning programs should follow in UNL’s footsteps

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR Students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will take a variety of classes in their pursuit of graduation. These classes include basic courses, introduce students to different career paths and others focus on specific majors or interests. Some of these classes...

“Crimes of Grindelwald” fails fans of the Wizarding World

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald” hit theaters on Nov. 16, making it the second sequel to the Harry Potter series. “Crimes of Grindelwald” picks up after the events of “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them” with Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) in captivity and...

The media isn’t under attack, but its integrity is

Kenny Pancake SPORTS EDITOR CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was the center of attention this month when his access to the White House was revoked as a result of his actions during a White House press conference. He had refused to surrender the microphone...

Best Places to Grab a Burger in Omaha

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR Nebraska is known around the world for our unrivaled quality of meat. Because of this, we have access to some of the best burgers anywhere in the country. Each burger joint in Omaha has their own unique recipes to share with residents...

Notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s public trial held in secret

San Juana Paramo COPYEDITOR The long-awaited trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel–one of the largest drug cartels, is underway in a Federal District Court in Brooklyn. It had appeared that the Mexican government held a strong...

Project Achieve advisor helps first-generation students navigate college

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Constance (Connie) Sorensen-Birk’s saving grace on her first day of college was a mailman. It was her first time on campus, and she didn’t know where any of her classes were. Her parents didn’t go to college. They couldn’t help her. “The mailman took...