Sophomore quarterback thrives on the field

Sophomore quarterback thrives on the field

Georgia Chambers, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under features, sports

The front linemen of the opposing team get into position on the line of scrimmage, waiting for Central to snap the ball and the quarterback, sophomore Jordan Flowers, to make the play. The age difference between Flowers and his other teammates do not phase him, and he receives the snap without hesita...

Rocking the football field

Rocking the football field

Trenay Newsome, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under features, sports

Friday night lights and the roar of the crowd gives senior and varsity football kicker an adrenaline rush. Since sixth grade flag football, Rock has been following in his fathers footsteps both academically and athletically. “My dad attended and graduated from Central and throughout his four years...

New AD continues the legacy

New AD continues the legacy

Jordan Young, Web Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under features, news, sports

It had always been a dream of new athletic director Luke Dillon to obtain the position he has now. After only being Central’s athletic director for one year, Tom Lee left after the 2014 school year to become the principal at Northwest High School and in return Dillon entered into the vacant spot. After...

Award show remains classy and entertaining

Award show remains classy and entertaining

Jack Doody, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under arts & style, opinion

The 66th Annual Prime-time Emmy Awards were held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater on August 25th. The Emmy’s are held each year to honor the creativity and work put together by television programs, with an audience of close to 16 million. New Late Night host and former SNL comic Seth Myers did the...

VMAs anticlamactic, free from usual absurdity

VMAs anticlamactic, free from usual absurdity

San Juana Paramo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under arts & style, opinion

The MTV Video Music Awards, are always wild from start to finish, but this year happened to be the exception. To the surprise of many, the 2014 VMAs were relatively controversy free. Different artists wowed on stage with eccentric set pieces and amazing vocals. Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessi...

New How to Dress Well album fresh, heartfelt

New How to Dress Well album fresh, heartfelt

September 5, 2014


Filed under arts & style, reviews

How to Dress Well, or otherwise known by his real name- Tom Krell has been making music for a number of years. He began by making his own music and posting it to Sound Cloud in 2009 and has been getting rave reviews ever since. In June of 2014, Krell came out with his most recent album titled “What...

Box of tissues uneeded for near average chick-flick

Box of tissues uneeded for near average chick-flick

Jordan Young, Web Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under arts & style, reviews

Rom-Dram anyone? There’s plenty of romance and tons of drama in If I Stay, the sappy and dramatic love story about a rebel rocking popular guy who (of course) falls for the not so rocking, but cello playing and YoYo Ma loving odd girl out. It’s the usual mix of “opposites attract” story featuring...

New super hero movie a hit, quirky story line and cast appealling

New super hero movie a hit, quirky story line and cast appealling

Jordan Young, Web Editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under reviews

Not many people might have imagined 20, 10, or even 5 years ago that Hollywood would produce a movie featuring a talking raccoon, a walking tree, a muscle headed blue guy, a soft hearted assassin and a wisecracking, witty thief as the main protagonists in a movie. But then again, someone did, and fortunately...

Austrian exchange student excited for her stay in America

Austrian exchange student excited for her stay in America

Juli Oberlander, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014


Filed under features, news

A few weeks into the school year, Austrian exchange student Brigitte Irimus is starting to settle into her time at Central, Omaha, and the United States. For the sixteen-year-old living in America for the first time, the decision to go on student exchange was an easy one. “I applied to go here because...

In memory of Robin Williams

In memory of Robin Williams

San Juana Paramo, Staff Writer

August 26, 2014


Filed under arts & style

Robin Williams has left a lasting impact on many, and the sudden news of his death shocked an entire nation. But where many were to focus on the importance of his work and the legacy that he left behind, others dwell on the way in which he died, making rude remarks on a subject not to be taken lightly. Williams...

Author’s legacy shines through in perfect novel

Author’s legacy shines through in perfect novel

Natalie Nepper, Executive Editor

May 23, 2014


Filed under reviews

“Eleanor & Park” is the oh-so-typical teenage love novel that everyone adores, or so it seems. This classic boy meets girl tale takes an untraditional turn with insights on bullying, poverty and sexuality. With the turn of every page, it’s nearly impossible not to fall in love. Rainbow Rowell...

It’s a girl: a sixteen-year-old’s experience with pregnancy in high school

It’s a girl: a sixteen-year-old’s experience with pregnancy in high school

Emily Beck, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2014


Filed under features

Facing the Facts Junior Kristen Jorgensen never thought that she would become a mother at age 16, but if she’s learned anything, it’s that surprises happen. She never looked down on other girls who became pregnant at young ages. "My mom and my sister were both teen moms, so I have an understanding,...

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