"Walk into Baxter Arena, and the first thing you notice is how open it feels."
"Hockey coach Dean Blais has been waiting for this since he arrived in 2009. “It’ll make the program. It really will,” he said then. “It’s not complete without your own arena.”
"Ever since its incorporation in 1908 as the University of Omaha — a private, coeducational, nonsectarian college run by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary — what became the University of Nebraska at Omaha has been growing, in physical presence, in public-private partnership and as a sports draw."
'The redevelopment is taking on a life of its own': Old Aksarben property, neighborhood changing rapidly
"The horses are long gone, but the race to fill up the former Aksarben property is headed toward the finish line.