The Creighton Department of Fine & Performing Arts will be hosting its first live musical since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Running April 21, 23 and 25, the department will be hosting “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn.The show is…

Specializing in handpicked vintage thrifted pieces, New Wave is a hidden boutique made up of three rooms in a studio apartment style space in Little Bohemia Omaha.Allison Wetig, owner of New Wave, was simply trying to downsize her closet after college by hosting a garage sale when a business…

Not even water? Yes. Ramadan is the Muslim holy month in which many members of the faith fast from eating and drinking anything during the daylight hours. It just started on April 12.Ramadan has been celebrated since the seventh century to commemorate the month in which the Prophet Mohammad …

Downtown Omaha is filled with myriad activities for small groups. Two popular options are ax throwing and escape rooms.Flying Timbers, located at 1507 Farnam St., is locally owned and operated. The staff is professional and highly trained. The coaches stay on the lanes at all times and provi…

“He Ohu ke Aloha” or “Bringing the Aloha Spirit to All” was the theme of Creighton’s Hui ‘O Hawai’i club’s 61st annual Lū’au held on Saturday in the Morrison Stadium.This theme was chosen by the Hui ‘O Hawai’i club Lū’au Chair and senior in the College of Art and Sciences, Sarai Uesato wit…

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Chips and salsa are always a crowd pleaser, especially when it’s fresh. Try this salsa that is a unique combo of sweet, tangy and spicy.Try using celery or plantain chips if you really want to mix things up!Ingredients:1 red bell pepper1 green bell pepper1 orange bell pepper1 yellow bell pep…

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The Lauritzen Gardens have a new exhibit called Fantastical Folklore, which brings to life the mythical animals from across the world and honors the connection between the natural and unnatural worlds with beautiful art.The exhibit features many creatures like wood spirits, a kitsune which i…

The College Admission Scandal documentary, “Operations Varsity Blues: The Admission Scandal” has dropped on Netflix. If you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of years, let us start from the beginning.This documentary follows the fraudulent business of Rick Singer, a man who h…

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The Creighton Theatre department has had to make changes to the way they function in order to keep their students safe, whilst also providing them with creative opportunities.Although COVID-19 social distancing guidelines created difficulties in the pro- ductions, the department is still hav…

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Restaurants had to adapt to challenging times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. For most, that meant changing from sit down dining to takeout and delivery only.Many restaurants recruited the help of third-party delivery services, but those providers came with high costs.Apps like GrubHub, Doo…

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Omaha’s Hot Shops Art Center opened its Bloom exhibit from March 5-28 as part of its collaboration with Lauritzen Gardens.This exhibit was displayed in the Nicholas Street Gallery and consisted of art that centered around growth and blooming to create a figurative urban agricultural center f…

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Thrifting, or shopping for used and vintage clothing, has gained popularity in recent years; Creighton students are no exception to this trend. According to Creighton students, here are some of the top places in Omaha for thrifting excursions.The fan favorite for many is called Thrift World,…

The Student Leadership and Involvement Center will be hosting another charcuterie class after popular reviews from March 23, when students designed their own custom charcuterie boards featuring an assortment of meats, cheeses and free Creighton-branded cutting boards.At the start of the clas…

The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to lose their jobs, but Keighley Harrison and Branda Blundell took this as an opportunity to start their own small business: Good Life Grooming, mobile grooming for guys.Harrison, 27, and Blundell, 28, grew up not far from each other in rural Nebraska…

Little Ve’s, a new vegan Latin food restaurant based in Omaha, has begun to host pop-up events to gain exposure.The chef behind Little Ve’s, Rene Guzman, answered a few questions in an email correspondence with the Creightonian.“I knew diversity was lacking in the vegan scene here in the cit…

This pasta dish is a quick easy way to impress your friends, significant other or yourself. It is also a great option for meal prep as it serves four people. My roommate and I make this at least once a month and usually invite a friend over to enjoy with us.Ingredients:1/4 cup olive oil1/2 w…

The 63rd Grammys Award show occurred on March 14, shocking viewers with the Academy’s choices of winners in various categories and the trouble with the Weeknd and the Recording Academy.If you are anything like me, the Grammys Awards was a roller coaster of emotions when it came time for the …

 Ingredients:Salmon:1 1/4 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce1 1/4 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon Thai sweet chili sauceJuice of 1⁄4 lime1/2 tablespoon honey1 clove garlic, minced1 (4 ounce) salmon filletPickled cucumbers :2 tablespoon rice vinegar1⁄4 tablespoon granulated sugar1⁄…

Creighton’s Intervarsity club hosted the event Cooks n’ Crafts over zoom last Friday for their members and the larger Creighton community.The event was split into two sections of cooking and painting with prizes for the winners of each category.Each person had 30 minutes to try and complete …

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Free smoothies are available to students willing to work for them, a stationary bike-powered blender was set up in the Kiewit Fitness Center Wednesday in hopes of spreading exercise and tasty treats around campus.Recreation and Wellness partnered with Creighton Dining who provided the food f…

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Fú Asian Grill (Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m.)Another affordable lunch or late night spot, Fú Asian Grill is conveniently located on 24th and Chicago just off campus.They have all kinds of Asian entrees and appetizers. I always get their delicious, handmade spring rolls and the coconut curry shrimp…

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The Creighton Students Union Program board coordinated with the SLIC to host a roller-skate and archery event in the Kiewit Fitness Center as a way to give Creighton Students a safe activity to do on a Saturday night.The event was held on the basketball courts in the KFC from 8-10 p.m. Alex …

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The 16th annual Omaha Film Festival took a COVID-19 safe virtual approach this year in addition to limited in-person screenings. The festival runs from March 2-14 with in person screenings at the Aksarben Cinema on March 12 and 13.Narrative features, documentaries, short films and animated s…

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The Creighton Students Union Program Board put on a socially distant Murder Mystery Dinner in Brandeis this past Monday.The Murder Mystery dinner was a very interactive experience that allowed students to meet new people and bond over the mystery at hand.I will not put any spoiler alerts - b…

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The Creighton University African American Student Association, CUASA, hosted a modified version of their annual soul food event on Feb. 26.In order to allow this event to occur in the safest way possible, CUASA partnered with Sodexo to serve prepackaged soul food meals in the Brandeis dining…

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This is my grandma Diane’s recipe. She makes them in bulk so there is always enough to share.Information:Makes 6-7 dozen cookies Preheat oven to 350 degreesIngredients:1 cup white sugar1 cup brown sugar1 cup butter1 cup corn oil1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla3 1/2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspo…

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The Lieben Center for Women is hosting a virtual four-part discussion group series to talk about FX and Hulu’s show, “Mrs. America” from Feb. 18 to Apr. 1.This discussion group series is open to all members of the Creighton community. Participants are encouraged to watch a few episodes befor…

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The CIC and Muslim Student Association hosted a panel about modest fashion on Friday night. The event was titled “Making the Hijab Mainstream” and featured a pioneer in the modest fashion industry, Summer Albarcha.The panel was led by senior in the College of Arts and Sciences Yasmine Jakmou…

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The Lauritzen Gardens has put on a new display designed to wow: Fantastical Folklore. This exhibit is an indoor, beautifully structured floral display of art that has been constructed by both the Lauritzen Gardens staff and local artists.When I went and visited this exhibit, I was brought to…

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At a time when the world is sweeping with news of treatment updates, it can be easy to overlook the best medicine of all, laughter.The Creighton Students Union Program Board organized a virtual comedy show on Feb. 10 with stand-up comedian Jessi Campbell.“I like how she brought humor into ou…

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Tik Tok seems to make just about everything viral, and this time it’s pasta.A few weeks ago, a feta cheese and tomato pasta recipe broke through to most of the Tik Tok community and it’s still going strong today.Like most everyone else on the internet, I decided to try my hand at the Tik Tok…

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Creighton’s Coca-Cola representatives sponsored a free sampling event in the Skutt Student Center to market the new Coca-Cola with coffee product on Tuesday.Coca-Cola with coffee “sips like a Coke, [and] finishes like a coffee” according to the Coca-Cola website. This Brazilian coffee bean-i…

Hot Shops Art Center has displayed their Collaboration Exhibit virtually and in person since Jan. 4. The Collaboration Exhibit aims to highlight that although lockdown may limit what we can do, our creativity is never limited.Hot Shops Art Center is located at 1301 Nicholas St., and it speci…

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The Creighton Intercultural Center kicked off Black History Month with its “Chalk and Talk” program on Feb. 5 over Zoom.This program served as a space for students to celebrate and remember Black culture through the creative expression of chalkboard decorating, which they can later keep to s…

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 The basis of “The Most Dangerous Animal of All” is one man’s story of why he believes the “Zodiac Killer” is his father. This four-part series, which you can find on Hulu, dives into Gary Stewart’s narrative and why he is convinced that the infamous serial killer is his biological father. 

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 The Creighton Intercultural Center hosted the Creighton United event from Nov. 3-5 in the Skutt Student Center, where students made the Creighton United pledge and had their pictures taken.

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After serving 36 years as the host of “Jeopardy!” Alex Trebek died peacefully on Sunday Nov. 8 after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. He was 80.

Creighton’s VIP Center has started a new program to allow students to ground, restore and be present in their hearts through the art of yoga.

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Junkstock Fall Festival at Sycamore Farms has wrapped up for the season with great reviews from those who had attended. 

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If you’re craving some spicy, savory tacos but not sure where to go, look no further because here are five honest reviews of where you should go for your next bite in Omaha.

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With most of our favorite fall activities canceled and get-togethers limited, it can be tough to find a fun, safe and socially-distanced activity. Vala’s Pumpkin Patch, however, remains a favorite with Creighton students. Just 25 minutes away, Vala’s offers a space where students are able to…

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One aspect of true-crime documentaries that makes them so interesting is the unsettling feeling you get from watching the horror unfold on the screen. “Abducted in Plain Sight,” also known as “Forever B,” is a 2017 true-crime documentary you can find on Netflix that is filled with moments ca…