Sea Witch by: Sarah Henning

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Have you ever wondered how Disney villains became their infamous selves and how they would justify their wicked deeds? Sarah Hennings answers these questions in her novel, Sea Witch, using magic, flashbacks, and first-person narration to tell the tragedy filled origin story of The Little Mermaid’s...

Josh Larson

Alexis Blankenfeld, Staff Photographer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Humans of Central

I have been playing Soccer since I was in first grade and I have always loved playing it. I play left midfield and forward. I like being the one to score goals and make the plays. Soccer has a lot of creativity in it. You have to figure out how to get past the defenders and score a goal. Soccer keeps y...

Avenlea White

Alexis Blankenfeld, Staff Photographer

October 31, 2018


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I love Softball! it has been my passion ever since I was little. Starting sixth grade, I have devoted to my sport, my teammates, and my coaches. It is when I can escape from the stress caused by school, friends, or my family. Softball has always been there for me, and I can thank the coaches who have...

Netflix’s The Innocents thrills audiences with compelling story

Tyler Zipay, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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Netflix is pleasing audiences again with its new sci-fi-drama-thriller series The Innocents. The show can’t really be put into a preset category, you have to watch it yourself and come to your own conclusion. The show is like a supernatural thriller mixed with a love story, with some very interesting...

The World as It Is review

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, Managing Editor

October 2, 2018


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Over the Summer, a flood of books written by ex-Obama administration officials were released. One of these was former Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhode’s The World as It Is. The book chronicles his hiring as a speechwriter for the 2008 Obama primary camp...

Sweetener Review

Kween Alabi, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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May 2, 2018, Singer, Songwriter Ariana Grande announced her latest album ‘Sweetener’ was to be released August 17, 2018. The singer’s return to music after the terrorist attack at her Manchester Concert in 2017. Grande’s fourth studio album featuring work from the “Happy” singer Pharrell Willi...

Urban legends haunt Omaha Metro

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


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When one thinks of Omaha, Nebraska, not much specifically comes to mind other than maybe the College Worlds Series or the zoo. The scary stories heard and told nationwide of ax-murders and paranormal activity don’t usually occur in the “Big O”. Despite this, there are several urban legends tied...

Max Polk

Max Polk

Angelina Baratta, staff photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under arts & style, Humans of Central

'' Basketball means a lot to me. I have had a ball in my hand for as long as I can remember. I'm extremely passionate about the game I love playing and watching. I have made so many friendships just from basketball. I definitely want to play for a long time. I play ball every time I'm feeling down, stressed,...

Serena Vs French Open

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

September 27, 2018


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Serena Williams, the top earning female athlete in the world, according to Forbes, was recently caught in some controversy at the French Open. She wore a black catsuit that was not only fashion-forward but helped with her blood circulation to prevent blood clotting because after giving birth to her daughter,...

Top Five Breakfast Spots in Omaha

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

September 27, 2018


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Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, so why not spend that meal at the best spots in Omaha. Omaha has a variety of restaurants to choose from whether it be from out west to downtown there’s something for everyone to enjoy around the city. 11-worth café This classic old diner...

Senior finds love of performing

Emma Whaley, Executive Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under arts & style, features

Jesse White is a well-known name in the performing arts department. The senior participates in band (percussion), jazz band (bass), CHS Singers, a cappella, and drama productions. One might think that you can only pull off doing all of those if you’ve been doing all of them for a long time. But, relatively...

Tristan Roberts

Tristan Roberts

Hannah Brown, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under arts & style, Humans of Central

I've loved to play guitar for about 4 and a half years now. It's so therapeutic for me and helps comfort the stress of life. Being a junior, the year can get tough so I'll just sit down and strum. I'm always in the mood to make music whether I'm in a good, bad, or any kind of mood! Music really is the...

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