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Record store adapts to COVID-19

Jack Drobny, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Small business owners and employees have been hit hard by this devastating worldwide pandemic. Countless shops have closed, and unemployment was at a record high. Homer’s, a famous downtown record store and historical ...

Benefits of walking during quarantine

Jack Drobny, Staff writer

September 19, 2020

These past few months have been a nightmare for billions of people around the globe. Many were separated from friends and colleagues for months at a time, trapped in their own homes, causing the development of an unhealthy lifestyle...

Lack of third quarter grades to GPS frustrates students

Callan Maher, Staff writer

September 17, 2020

The OPS school board made the decision to exclude 2020 third quarter grades from students’ cumulative GPA’s and class rankings. Students and parents were not made aware of this decision and those who were found out from their ...

After school club moves online

Daniel Graham, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

The Creative Change Initiative, an after-school club, was still in its first year when COVID-19 hit, shutting OPS down over spring break. Less than three weeks later, it was back up and running with its first virtual meeting via Zoom. 

Omaha protests continue with a call to abolish ICE

Daisy Friedman, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2020

Around a hundred people flocked to the Douglas County Courthouse for the Abolish ICE protest on Aug. 22. People from all walks of life showed up to protest the mistreatment of immigrants hoping to find a new home on American soil. ...

Governor vetos hair discrimination bill

Cecilia Zahm, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

LB 1060 passed in the Unicameral, but when it went to Governor Pete Ricketts’ desk to be signed, he vetoed the bill.

OPS to follow 3/2 plan to begin school year

Daisy Friedman, Co-Editor-in-chief

July 25, 2020

Earlier this month, the OPS school board and superintendent made a public decision regarding the reopening of schools amidst the COVID19 pandemic. It was decided that all schools would follow a 3/2 plan, where half of the student...

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