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The Creighton University Committee on the Status of Women hosted a lunch and panel at the Mike and Josie Harper Center, Friday; the topic of discussion: human trafficking in and around Nebraska.

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The Joslyn Art Museum held the final lecture of the academic year for the Omaha-Lincoln chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America’s on Sunday.

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Now that icy roads and snow-packed streets are a thing of the past, Creighton students and faculty commuting around Omaha have encountered a new hindrance to their travels: gaping craters in the street.

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After receiving unanimous approval from the Omaha City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 5, Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MECA), in conjunction with the City of Omaha and Downtown Riverfront Trust, has begun construction on the Gene Leahy Mall downtown, starting a $300 million …

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Creighton’s Turning Point USA chapter (TPUSA) hosted a panel discussion on immigration last week that sparked much controversy, backlash and unrest among the student body.

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A simulation was held Friday through the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice (SCSJ) that provided participants with a glimpse into the obstacles a refugee faces in fleeing war, poverty and persecution.The simulation, titled “Omaha Neighbors Share the Journey: A Refugee Through Stories,” …

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Former Nebraska Gov. Joseph Robert Kerrey will deliver the keynote at Creighton University’s 2019 commencement on Saturday, May 18 at the CHI Health Center.Cindy Workman, Director of Public Relations at Creighton, said that while Kerrey was the president of the New School, a university found…

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Creighton’s newly formed Town and Gown Committee began discussions regarding what is now known as the “Good Neighbor Policy” during July 2018.The committee’s purpose, according to their mission statement, is “to lead efforts with our students helping them understand [how to] have personal re…

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Many Creighton students spent their spring break on Service and Justice Trips, organized through the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice.This spring saw 16 trips working across the United States in 15 different locations. The locations visited this spring included: New Mexico, Ohio, Illi…

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Correction: The conversation regarding climate change ended due to time running out, not due to controversy. According to Christopher McMahon, the president of Phi Delta Phi, "AG Peterson specifically said he welcomed tough questions, and the environmental question as well as his response we…

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The state of Nebraska is experiencing widespread and devastating floods, resulting in evacuation, road closures and a state of emergency.Starting early last week, the heat wave caused massive amounts of snow to melt rapidly on the still-frozen/saturated ground. This sudden run-off, combined …

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Expanding the food options within walking distance from Creighton’s campus, Flight Deck opened to the public on Feb. 12.The new location draws in Creighton students, faculty, workers from Boys Town National Research Hospital and residents of the Atlas Apartments, as well as patrons from the …

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Editor’s note: College of Arts and Sciences senior Elizabeth Rudigier and Creighton alumnus Ed Cody’s short film “Home” will also screen at the Omaha Film Festival, premiering Thursday, March 7. “Home” details a Nepali-Bhutanese refugee’s search for home in an unfamiliar place, Omaha, Nebras…

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Lanoha Development Company is building a new skyscraper in downtown Omaha on 14th and Dodge Streets.The 696,500 square-foot structure will be an office tower and mixed-use development, including a nine-story parking structure with 34,500 square-foot ground retail, two towers for corporate of…

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Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert announced on Jan. 16 a plan beginning this spring to test dockless, shared electric scooters in the city of Omaha.The pilot program is designed to help the city determine if the scooters are effective and support the city’s goals.According to the city’s Master Plan …

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The Student Empowerment Network, a club in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton, held their second annual Rise Up Runway, a fashion show open to individuals of all ages and abilities, on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Scoular Ballroom.

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Nebraska announced its new tourism slogan, “Nebraska: Honestly, it’s not for everyone,” on Oct. 17 and was met with mixed reviews by patrons of the state and national attention.

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On Sept. 13,  newsroom employees from the Omaha World Herald officially started their drive for unionization. According to Rich Mills, who has worked as a copy editor at the World Herald for 31 years, the drive toward unionization began in late June when Lee Enterprises was hired to manage t…

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An Omaha-based company has entered a partnership with the Heider College of Business, committing to pay for an online subscription to Barron’s Stock Market and Financial News beginning fall 2018.

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A man was taken into custody on Creighton’s campus around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday in relation to a burglary in Iowa earlier this morning, according to police.

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced on Sept. 12 that youth vaping and the use of e-cigarettes is an “epidemic” and he warned there may be an upcoming ban on the sale of these products.

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If you were on campus last Sunday, September 9, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., you probably noticed the Teslas, Chevrolettes, Nissans, Volkswagens, Mercedes and several other expensive cars parked on the mall. No, it wasn’t Creighton students protesting the lack of available parking spaces. The…

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On Oct. 31, The Donut Stop, a Creighton and Omaha late-night favorite, will permanently close. Located at 1256 S. 13th Street, this sweet spot has been around for 30 years, offering freshly baked donuts and hot coffee to a wide variety of downtown dwellers. The bakery’s unique early morning …