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 basketball center Manny Suarez has done, is unusual. All four transfers on the CU team roster have a story. In the case of Suarez, he graduated early from Division II Adelphi University, where he landed after a year at Division I Fordham. Now the 24-year-old […]

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The Wounds of WhiteClay Part 3

“We have to start the healing process,” Brewer said said. “We don’t have the resources to help our people. Our children go to school every day. Many of them are abused mentally, physically, sexually abused. And they get to school and we have no resources to really help them.” Omaha attorney Dave Domina, who brought […]

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Las Posadas – December 13, 2017

In collaboration with Boystown South Omaha, El Museo Latino presents Las Posadas, a Spanish holiday tradition of singing and remembrance. The words translate to “accommodation” and describes a song about Mary and Joseph (parents of Jesus) asking for lodging while they traveled. It is considered a common Christmas song where the singers portray the voices […]

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The Wounds of Whiteclay: Part 1

Editor’s Note: University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors Joe Starita, Bill Frakes and Rebekka Schlichting worked with nine journalism students to shine a “blazing light on the darkest spot in Nebraska,” according to Starita. The results of that effort – “The Wounds of Whiteclay” — not only played a role in the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission’s decision […]

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El Perico Magazine Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year! I hope your summer was filled with relaxation, fun, fond memories and quality time spent with your families.  I am honored to continue on as a part of the OPS family for another year and would like to take this opportunity to thank the OPS community for your […]

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National Emergent Academic Program for Higher Education Studies Completion

The Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) and the Secretariat of Public Education announce the release of the National Emergent Academic Program for Higher Education Studies Completion (PUENTES) program from the National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions (ANUIES).  This program has the objective that Mexicans living and studying in the United States who wish […]

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