The Gateway

The Gateway is the University of Nebraska at Omaha's student-run newspaper. It is a news, entertainment, sports, and events weekly paper and daily website. The Gateway has been the university's source for news and opinion for students, faculty, and alumni since 1913. To ensure the 105-year-old newspaper continues to grow, students are campaigning for donations.

Show All
Address: 6001 Dodge St. Eppley 113
Omaha, NE 68182
Your donation will give countless college students newsroom experience in the fields of communication, public relations, photography, videography, graphic arts, marketing and journalism in its entirety.

• The Gateway on average has about 35 student members, which consist of editors, copy editors, writers, photographers, graphic designers, and videographers.

• Professional Development - Omaha World-Herald's Chris Burbach is our advisor. He meets with us every Sunday to give critique and advice for the paper - and is always available for any journalism questions.

• Lunch and Learn Series - We bring in journalism, communication and public relations professionals from the area on weekdays to teach the Gateway staff and other interested students about trends in their respective fields.

• Mentorship - The Gateway partners its staff members with a community professional in their chosen career path. The mentorship program has led to many opportunities, including internships, freelance positions, and prospective jobs.

• Community Engagement - The Gateway hosts an annual holiday book drive to encourage literacy at Jackson Elementary School. The staff collected and delivered more than 500 books to the school on Dec. 15.

• Campus Engagement - Each semester the Gateway hosts a "News and Brews" event where we hand out hot chocolate and coffee to students along with a copy of the campus newspaper as a way to meet your editors.

• Business partnerships - The Gateway partners with local businesses to offer special discounts for students.

• Run the Press 5K - The Gateway hosts an annual "Run the Press" fundraising 5K to promote the importance of news and fitness.
"My favorite part of the paper is that it offers an avenue for students to candidly express their voice. It's a way for students to get perspective on the university from their peers." - Jared Kennedy, 2017 UNO graduate, and former editor-in-chief

"Eventually I would like to own my own graphic design company and The Gateway is helping me gain that experience." - Connor Beebe, UNO junior and layout design editor

"I kind of like how easy it is to get involved in things so I just kind of fell into The Gateway just from being in journalism classes." - Sophie Ford, UNO senior and editor-in-chief

"I get the opportunity to write about what I am passionate about." Jessica Wade, UNO junior and opinion editor

"I like The Gateway because it is giving me the chance to follow my dream of being a sports writer." - Joe Franco, 2017 UNO graduate, and former sports editor

"What I like about The Gateway is I can branch out and explore other elements of journalism and get the basics down." - Jeff Turner, UNO junior and contributing writer