Women at the Head of the Business

Flor Campos

Throughout history, women have had to fight the so-called “glass ceiling” to access some jobs. However, some decide to become their own bosses, despite dealing with the entrenched machismo of Latin culture. Here we look at three of the many stories of Hispanic women in Omaha who broke that ceiling and decided to start their own […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 4

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 4 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Ben Cass “I want to be the voice of the people,” says Ben Cass, a 32-year-old software engineer who is running for office for […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 3

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 3 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Cammy Watkins Cammy Watkins is plunging into politics for the first time running for Omaha City Council district 3. Charismatic and jovial, Watkins […]

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The High Price of Meat

By Chris Bowling – The Reader Nebraska missed an opportunity to protect its essential meatpacking workers, but 2021 brings new hope. The workers told stories of wet masks splotched with blood. One woman said she asked a supervisor to use the bathroom because she’d had her period. He wiped his hand through the blood of […]

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Maradona Has Left Us

By Miltiño Ochoa* This Wednesday, Nov. 25, the god of the football world, Diego Armando Maradona, left for the heavenly fields. He left several indelible marks through his life of 60 years on Earth. Maradona died at his residence at the age of 60, he was with his relatives, when he suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest […]

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