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How important is a student’s at-home work area?

How important is a student’s at-home work area?

Jaden Cheloha, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

With OPS deciding to hold remote learning for at least the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year, students found themselves quickly searching for a place to settle down for a few weeks to participate in their classes. Luckily, Central issued each student an iPad, which can handle pretty much every...

Punisher by Phoebe Bridgers incorporates both thematic songwriting and a diversity of sound

Grace Ridgley, Staff Writer

September 20, 2020

Emotional, thematic, and artful are all words that can be used to describe Punisher: Phoebe Bridgers’ second studio album. It was released on June 18, 2020 and was highly anticipated. This alternative folk album showcases Bridgers’ talent in both her singing and songwriting. Since releasing...

Life as a parent with an immunocompromised child during a global pandemic

Elena Correa, Staff Writer

September 19, 2020

Joseph Mickeliunas is a well-known AP World History and IB History teacher. He is also the parent of a severely immunocompromised child. “I’ve got a four-year-old son who has two rare diseases,” Mickeliunas said. “He’s got a lot of respiratory issues with his disorder.” His son Elliott...

Art teacher adjusts to virtual education

Livia Ziskey, Co-Editor

September 18, 2020

Transitioning to online learning has been a challenge for all members of OPS this year. The 2020-2021 school year is unlike any other, and students are still getting used to education at home. Teachers are also still figuring out how to make online learning the most efficient and beneficial for everyone....

English teacher’s journey of transplantation during a pandemic

Mrs. Obner 15 days post transplant

Daisy Friedman, Editor in Chief

September 15, 2020

English teacher Tara Obner says the disease that breaks down the tissue in the heart is so widespread in her family, Harvard medical research center named it after them: Schlimgen disease.    “My dad’s family, 50 percent of them have this heart disease. I was one of the 50 percent. It caus...

How movies were affected by COVID, and how they’re bouncing back

Jaden Cheloha, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Movies. They’re an essential part of today’s pop culture, but just like most of everything else in 2020, we’ve been thoroughly deprived of them. 

Taylor’s swiftly released album ‘Folklore’ shows flexibility

Taylor's swiftly released album 'Folklore' shows flexibility

Noemi Gilbert, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Folklore, which streaming services classified as “Alternative”, is a departure from the bubblegum pop that Swift is known for. The songs are slow, mellow, and emotional, but sometimes their sounds are so similar, they blend together.

Put a Ring on It

Brianna Collins, staff writer

April 1, 2020

After chicken tenders and milkshakes were put to the test, I decided to see what fast-food restaurant has the best onion rings. I went to Don & Millie’s, Bronco’s, Mama’s, and Runza to see who truly has superior onion rings.   First I went to Don & Millie’s. I’ve only ever eaten ...

Shake It Up

Brianna Collins, staff writer

April 1, 2020

After my Chicken Tender Bender last semester, I decided I wanted to continue with a little food series, this time with milkshakes. I went to Nutrition 402, Zesto, Ted and Wally’s, Louie M’s Burger Lust, and The Hunger Block to see who truly has the superior shakes.   Zesto is close to m...

Entertainment podcast by Central senior

Livia Ziskey, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

  Senior Bethy Hernandez has expressed her opinions in an innovative way this school year. She runs a podcast with her cousin, Sophia Ridder, who is a journalism major attending UNO. Their podcast, “Watchable,” is centered around discussing all forms of entertainment, especially movies and bo...

Crime documentaries rise in popularity; captivating to watch

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Anyone that has Netflix or other streaming platforms can see the quick rise in the number of true crime documentaries that have been released even in the past few months. From stories of serial killers to stalkers, the idea of popularizing and fantasizing crime has become very mainstream. Junior Shay...

Brothers live the dream

Jane Gawecki, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

In early 2019, Mayor Jean Stothert approved the idea to begin a new tradition: The MLK “Living the Dream”Competition. Omaha residents were trying to get this event to happen for 10 years, but previous mayors had never nurtured the idea or given any initiative to support it. This event allows teenagers in the Omah...

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