New math teacher glad to work at Central

Hayley Raney, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Surprisingly, not all math teachers have been in love with since an early age. It took Sam Butler to hate his history major to know he was destined to be a math teacher. A new faculty member, Sam Butler is a math teacher from Kansas City, Mo. He teaches pre-algebra, geometry and pre-calculus grades...

Top Five Places to Eat After Midnight in Omaha

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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After a long night of studying and doing an atrocious amount of homework a normal student would be starving. The clock reads 12:04 a.m. and many are wondering where they could you possibly go to get a quick bite in Omaha. Well here’s a list that could possibly help late- night cravings. Abelardos Authent...

Hip Hop group Brockhampton releases third studio album

Hip Hop group Brockhampton releases third studio album

Simone Davis, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Hip Hop has come a long way in its short life. In the 70s, Hip Hop focused primarily on beats, then the 80s and 90s became more lyrical and the 2000s became very mainstream. Critics constantly say that the 2000s began the demise of Hip Hop because it became too watered down, but these critics are focu...

Performing arts leaders

Seh Na Mellick, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Ayla Gasca and Noelle Buller are musicians and leaders in the Central High Performing Arts Department. Unlike many high school students who struggle to find a hobby that they are dedicated to, Buller and Gasca have developed a passion for music and demonstrated how it impacts their lives. Senior Noelle Buller ...

Fall production crew members essential to show’s success

Fall production crew members essential to show’s success

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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The space is black, save for the blue light coming from lamps hanging on the wall. It's small and cramped. It's packed with people running in and out and those who stay in place stand distinctly outside of a yellow-and-black-striped line. The heat makes everyone's foreheads drip with sweat. Water bottles...

3 Books sure to scare in October

3 Books sure to scare in October

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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October is here, which means it is time to read some more books. Due to Halloween being the holiday of the month, the top three books will all be related to horror, dystopias, zombies, or a combination.   Contaminated  by Em Garner Genre: Dystopian, Thriller Contaminated is a great book fo...

Joslyn Museum artifacts displayed after several years in storage

Joslyn Museum artifacts displayed after several years in storage

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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Over 180,000 people visit the Joslyn each year, but these visitors only see a fraction of the Joslyn’s total collection. With over 12,000 works in their collection, the Joslyn cycles through countless artworks. While off display, works are carefully stored. Over 60 percent of the museum is dedicated...

Central Musicians Form Successful Band, Look Towards the Future

Central Musicians Form Successful Band, Look Towards the Future

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Connor Pantin and Ingrid Nielson, two of the many musicians at Central, bound together to create the acoustic duo that makes up ‘Bad Self Portraits’. Ingrid, a 2017 graduate, and Connor, a current Junior, have known each other since they were kids. After their parents convinced them to perform in...

Modern realistic fiction novel gives insight to black lives matter movement

Zoia Morrow, Executive Editor

October 5, 2017


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The essence of “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas is exceptional through and through. For her first novel, Thomas exceeded several expectations pertaining to its modernity in the young adult genre. One will finish this novel with a different outlook of life. It is exceptional work on behalf of Thomas,...

New Club Provides Opportunity for Aspiring Ukulele Players

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Music occurs all throughout Central as classes are offered for choir, band, orchestra, and guitar. But there is a new music club that captures the attention of students who have a keen-interest in playing a certain type of string: the ukulele. Every Wednesday after school, students join French teacher Micah...

The Defenders: Marvel and Netflix partner up and create a hit series

The Defenders: Marvel and Netflix partner up and create a hit series

Julian Hock-Beaty, Graphics Editor

October 4, 2017


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Marvel and Netflix have given their gritty answer to “The Avengers” with their latest installment, “The Defenders”. The series found its start with the release of the first season of “Daredevil” back in 2015, and after being built up over multiple shows with separate characters, has finally...

Rollin’ down Route 103

Rollin’ down Route 103

February 22, 2017


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View photos from the 103rd Annual Roadshow featuring an impressive showcase of student talent and dedication.

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