Santa Clarita Diet

Santa Clarita Diet

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under arts & style, reviews

After its break out first season, The Santa Clarita Diet was destined to satisfy its fans in its 10-episode second season. Released on Mar. 23, this next chapter in the Hammond’s life lives up to legacy of the first. The first season introduces the story of Sheila Hammond, an average Californian realtor ...

New Lauritzen Gardens exhibit displays geometric flower art

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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The Lauritzen Gardens, while well known for its botanical collection, houses a range of art exhibits within the visitor center, conservatory and outdoor areas. The most well-known of these in recent days is the Metamorphosis exhibit, which has been on display since January and has run through the spring....

Top 5 ice cream places in omaha

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

May 9, 2018


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Hot dry summer days are around the corner and your craving for ice cream increases as the days go by. Luckily in Omaha there's a variety of places you can choose from for every different taste of ice cream you're in the mood for. eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato Located in the heart of the Dundee on...

Prairie life is friendly, comfortable, okay for children

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


Filed under reviews, sports

A motivated gym goer goes to their morning workout. The place just so happens to be Prairie Life Fitness. He or she goes to one of the three locations: 31st and Farnam St, Q St, and 132nd and Center St. This person can expect many different things from this gym, including the prices. From experience, me...

Fortnite addiction causes lack of academic motivation, lower grades

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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It is December 31, 2017. People around you are excited for the year to come. Everyone is talking about what might happen in 2018. Imagine all these crazy predictions people are coming up with. Now, imagine thinking the following: Five months from now, I will be on my couch, competing against up to 100...

Book Review: I Hate Everyone but You

Book Review: I Hate Everyone but You

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under arts & style, reviews

In the latest of YouTuber-turned-author debuts, Alison Raskin and Gaby Dunn’s novel ‘I Hate Everyone but You’, chronicles a friendship’s attempt at surviving a move across the country. It is told entirely in a series of text messages and emails. While it is a fast and engulfing read, the story...

Sweet Magnolias bakery provides quality goods, service is even better

Sweet Magnolias bakery provides quality goods, service is even better

Zoia Morrow, Executive Executive

April 19, 2018


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        Occasionally, people can’t help but crave some sweets. It usually includes cookies, brownies or ice cream, something a person can pick up from the grocery store. Located off N. 40th Street, Sweet Magnolias offers a wide variety of bakery options. They cater events and sell sweets indi...

Le Quartier review

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien

April 9, 2018


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Le Quartier is a Lincoln-based bakery with two locations in Omaha. One of their two locations is at Countryside village. It has a wide selection of breads to buy, as well as a menu with several different items for Lunch and Breakfast, primarily sandwiches. The atmosphere was very natural and unofficial,...

The top five energizing drinks

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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With the end of the year creeping up faster than one would expect, it is important to be on top of school work. Unfortunately, this means that not every night would provide us with a good night's sleep. This could lead to a lack of energy throughout the school day, which could turn out to make grades...

Lisa’s Radial Cafe

Simret Habte, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under arts & style, reviews

Lisa’s Radial Café is a small, locally owned restaurant near downtown Omaha. It has been an important part of Omaha for decades, but the current owners bought the establishment in 2000. Lisa’s Radial Café is known for their extensive, all-day breakfast menu and homey feeling. When we visited,...

Local artist paints with puzzle pieces

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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When Omaha comes up in conversation, it is rarely for the arts. Despite its lack of publicity, Omaha has spectacular artists that are rarely appreciated. One such artist is Dar Vande Voort. Vande Voort has worked as a painter in Omaha for twenty-two years, moving from rural Iowa. Although Vande Voort...

Local artists deserve more representation in elite galleries

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under arts & style, opinion

With the rise of globalization, the need for local artists have never been greater. The arts are the way to preserve the uniqueness of culture in a region against the broad sweeping brush of universal trends and culture. Without these artists, much of Omaha’s culture may be forgotten. In comparison...

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