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Sustainability suggestions

Hope Brusstar, Managing Editor

March 27, 2018

The strain on UNO to fix things that are actually broken is currently formidable, and if universities are anything like a business, UNO might understandably avoid improvements on its environmental impact until it finds itself in...

Sexual Attraction

Driftwood Staff

March 27, 2018

Have you ever wondered why you are attracted to the people you are attracted to? Despite surface guesses, there are common generalizations of sexual preferences that seem to make sense, or are at least exhibited by the average...

Unnecessary medical treatments cost more than money

March 7, 2018

“The public would be shocked if it knew the amount of unnecessary surgery performed … ” said Paul Hawley, the Director of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) from 1951 to 1960 in a New York Times article titled “Un...

Representation in film matters

February 28, 2018

The release of Marvel Studio's "Black Panther" sparked cultural conversations everywhere. African Americans boasted of going to theaters proudly clad in Afrocentric clothing and supporting the movie wholeheartedly. Social media wa...

A Different March Madness

A Different March Madness

February 28, 2018

Those participating in the day's events, including the President's Competition, said one of the best parts was having the opportunity to befriend future classmates.

UNO Spring Open House

February 28, 2018

UNO's liberal arts building is a good example of boxy, brutalist architecture. Photo courtesy of inst.uno.edu.

Big, Grey America

February 21, 2018

Recent UNO grad receives award for research on use of Virtual Reality in autism treatment

UNO Public Relations

February 21, 2018

Panagiotis Markopoulos, a fall 2017 graduate of the Ph.D. counselor education program at the UNO, received the Graduate Student Research Award from the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors during its wo...

Jazz at the Sandbar

UNO Public Relations

February 21, 2018

Jazz at the Sandbar is presented each Wednesday night for eight weeks during the fall and spring semesters and features a different respected jazz artist each week. All members of the UNO community are welcome to attend for free....

New Year’s resolutions left unresolved

Anjanae Crump, Editor-In-Chief

January 31, 2018

With the coming of every new year, lots of people make resolutions to help start it off right. However, finishing it the same way is often a different and much less successful story. Some people choose to focus on things like l...

On what fiction teaches us

November 20, 2017

One of the first things children are taught to do in their formative years is to read more books. Schools generally provide them with a list of books that could be fun, informative or essential to their growing up into better...

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