Justice League review

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

December 4, 2017


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DC's new film "Justice League" was released on November 17th, 2017 and seeks to redirect the franchise after the critical failures of "Batman V Superman" and "Suicide Squad." Unfortunately, the film fails nearly every attempt to make it unique or enjoyable. The story of "Justice League" is boring...

Rick and Morty review

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

November 27, 2017


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“Rick and Morty” is a strange show. If you've done as little as watch a two-minute clip of it, you'd still be silently screaming at me for giving you no real insight, as that is about as obvious to anyone who has watched the show as the Sun in the sky. However, this bears repeating as it is the best...

Sozo Coffeehouse fun place to hangout and study

Simone Davis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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There are dozens of local restaurants and coffee and tea shops all around the city. Coffee shops in particular are scattered throughout different parts of Omaha. Sozo Coffeehouse is located in the Old Market and provides a nice setting and even better coffee. To enter Sozo, one has to go to the basement...

New nurse plans to educate staff, students on importance of health

New nurse plans to educate staff, students on importance of health

Zoia Morrow, Executive Editor

November 17, 2017


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Dressed in her print scrubs and matching crocs, nurse Doreen Herbert is ready to tackle all the health and medical issues the world may throw at her. Twenty-four some years ago, Herbert had no idea she would working in the nursing of Central High School. Her history with Central goes beyond what meets...

Omaha Steaks celebrates 100 year anniversary

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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Omaha Steaks, founded in 1917, is having its 100-year anniversary this year. The company which is known for its production of beef products, was founded in Omaha Nebraska, where its headquarters are still located. To celebrate the 100-year anniversary every week Omaha Steaks gave away different prizes...

Newly founded psychology club hopes to attract larger audience

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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In a small classroom, a few students have a discussion about Sigmund Freud and his idea of the Oedipus complex. The conversation changes to dream interpretations and the validity of Freudian arguments, led by a passionate student and accompanied by insightful interjections from staff. This year marked...

First Freshman Accepted in All-State Choir from Central

Emily Engel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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All-State chorus is an annual state wide musical ensemble that brings together the best young musicians in the state to perform. This year, for the first time, a freshman was selected to be in the ensemble. This freshman was Central's own Claire Bouma. “To get in you need to have experience singing,...

Student Gives Up Phone for Three Days, Finds Benefits

Emily Engel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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Lately, cell phones have become a necessity in our society. In America, almost everyone has a phone or portable device that they use at least once every day. Out of these people, many of them have become addicted to their phones, spending hours upon hours on them on social media. Personally, I have found...

New Central student affirms identity despite social stigmas

Hayley Raney, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Minorities are an integral part of what makes Central, Central. Senior Shannon O’Connor is one of Central’s biracial students. She is mixed with white and black. But Shannon’s race does not define who she is as a person when it comes to stereotypes. Shannon was born on Sep. 19, 2000. Her...

Rick & Morty Review

Maclolm Durfee-O'Brien

November 13, 2017


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Rick and Morty” is a strange show. If you’ve done as little as watch a two-minute clip of it, you’d still be silently screaming at me for giving you no real insight, as that is about as obvious to anyone who has watched the show as the Sun in the sky. However, this bears repeating as it is the...

Finding Neverland Dazzles Audiences

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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To feel like a kid again is the struggle of every child-at-heart. But this struggle dissolves during Finding Neverland. Composers Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy transform the origin-story novel about Peter Pan  into a musical dream. The audience is transported into Neverland as the play progresses, and fran...

Top 3 Rappers from Omaha to Check Out

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff writer

November 10, 2017


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Omaha is growing city that includes a thriving music scene. Omaha has a various artist who are trying to make a name for themselves and express their love for music. More specifically the genre of hip-hop/rap that has many artists that have talent and are worthy of mentioning. 1. Tavares Rex' Kaiden...

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