Omaha Storm Chasers part of Minor League Baseball push to cultivate Latino market – Part 1

Baseball has long been an international sport. Its deep roots throughout Asia, Latin America, South America,Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico are well reflected in minor and major league team rosters in the United States. To see this Latin influence, look no further than the Triple A Omaha Storm Chasers. The current roster includes players with […]

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Serrato finds balance as musician and educator

Grain elevators, not skyscrapers, fill the view outside Paul Serrato’s home now that the jazz pianist-composer is back in Omaha after decades in New York City. Serrato was a New York sideman, soloist and band leader. When not performing, he haunted clubs to see countless legends play. An avid collector, he helped himself to rare […]

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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 the College of Saint Mary campus. The auditorium quickly reached its capacity and remaining attendees […]

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I can’t vote, but my daughter can

ELIZABETH, NJ — Rossana Madeira is a wife and a mother. She is also an undocumented immigrant. But five years ago, because of the economic hardships that her family experienced, Rossana realized that she could no longer remain silent and stay in the shadows. “I can’t live in fear because of my immigration status,” she […]

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Going all out for ‘In the Heights’

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the hottest name in American theater thanks to the phenomenal success of his award-winning musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Now, for the first time, one of his signature works will be produced locally when Heights runs June 29-July 2 at Omaha South High School. This first-time collaboration between SNAP Productions and […]

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SAFE HARBOR

  Undocumented immigrants are among the culture war’s invisible victims. Asylum seekers risk everything to escape dangers in their homeland only to come here and face possible arrest, detainment and deportation. Application of illegal alien policies and laws vary by agents and judges. Defendants are at the mercy of capricious political winds. Against this uncertain […]

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