Health

“MEDICARE FOR ALL” GAINS MOMENTUM

In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a single-payer health insurance and a raft of other bold reforms. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he would introduce a new...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

Sports

New Approach, Same Expectation for South soccer

Lessons learned when Omaha South boys soccer won it all in 2013 inform the way coach Joe Maass does things now, following last year’s second state title. He not only draws on that earlier experience but on a recent family challenge and the expertise of fellow coaches. Heavy...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

General

Omaha Design Center: A contemporary location for social events

In the City of Omaha there is a building that makes us remember the large minimalist spaces of the best cities in

Suarez’s winding hoops road takes him to Omaha, where he plays for the Top 25 Creighton Bluejays

Many collegiate student-athletes transfer. But playing for three different schools, as Creighton senior men’s

Christmas Miracle

“Santa Claus isn’t coming this year,” said Marcos Gonzalez to his kids along with his wife, with tears in his eyes.

Unparalleled opportunities: Tapping into the trades Part 2

Even though she grew up around blue-collar workers, those types of jobs were never presented to Baxter as options

Immigration

Wide Support for DACA in Nebraska

On September 7th various community organizations including Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON_NE), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and OneWorld Community Health Centers, among others came together to host an information session on DACA at the Gross Auditorium on...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION IS WELL UNDERWAY

Trump has dramatically altered the flow across the southern border a strong suggestion that Trump’s anti- immigration rhetoric is scaring away foreigners who might otherwise try to enter the United States illegally, according to the Trump’s first 100 days analysis from Politico...
Posted On 11 May 2017

Human Traficking and Immigration

She was trapped and had no idea how to escape,” says Ana Deal, a domestic violence attorney with Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON-NE), referring to a 24-year- old JFON-NE client from Honduras that was a victim of severe human trafficking. According to Deal her client,...
Posted On 11 May 2017