Current educational map encourages white supremacy

Seh Na Mellick, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under opinion

For the past 500 years, Americans have been paying the government (in the form of taxes) to teach ideals of white supremacy to their children. In the education system, certain curriculum is grossly under-researched, therefore...

How to fix the Democrats

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

December 4, 2017

Filed under opinion

Prior to 2016, the Democratic Party was the Party of unity in the face of the Republican Party's moderate and Tea Party split. It was the Party of moderation in the face of rising political extremism.  It was the Party of leadership...

The Significance of voting

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

December 4, 2017

Filed under columns, opinion

Voting is great. You get to put into power the person you like and you can push for your ideals and opinions to be represented in Government. It’s certainly better than a dictatorship, where your beliefs will only hold sway...

The dangers of Berniecrats

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

November 27, 2017

Filed under columns, opinion

Bernie Sanders is an inoffensive and experienced man who is respectable and in some ways, admirable and endearing for his naïve political ideas. His Fire-Eater supporters who still follow and worship him well after he failed...

Internet Crusaders

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

November 27, 2017

Filed under opinion

The internet is the singular most important invention since the wheel and has made people halfway around the world feel merely fingertips apart. However, it has also undone many human inhibitions that were common within society...

Late night television has a right to talk about politics, as long as they are funny

Alec Rome, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under opinion

After a busy day at work or school, some Americans choose to get a few laughs in and watch Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and other late night hosts deliver their monologues. While they cover and joke about a wide range of topics,...

Ezekiel Elliot Suspension

Vasili Sgourakis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under opinion, sports, Uncategorized

Unlike other commissioners, Roger Goodell acts many times as the judge, jury, and executioner when determining consequences for player misconduct within the league. From Josh Gordon of the Browns and his issues with marijuana...

Fall Activities

Simone Davis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under columns

Summer transitioned to fall in what seems like the blink of an eye. In the midst of the fall season, people are constantly searching for activities to do. And though Omaha is by no means a big city, there is still a ton of festive...

Ebonics crucial to American culture, unknown to many

Zoia Morrow, Executive Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under opinion

It’s no secret that black culture is profited from, marketed and commercialized. Ebonics, also known as African American Vernacular English (AAVE), is black culture straight from the roots. It is a variety dialect, ethnolect...

Students should be able to grade their teachers

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under opinion

As I have been a student for a decade now, I have had my share of teachers: the boring ones, the interesting ones, the mean ones, the kind ones, and the outstanding ones. Although I have had many amazing teachers, I have never...

Money invested in building addition should instead be spent on technology

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under columns

The new hot topic at Central is the renovations and additions coming to the building during the next two years. They plan not only to create a 50 thousand square-foot addition to the one-side, but to also repurpose many of the...

Marijuana less dangerous than others, should be leagalized

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under columns, opinion

The battle for legalized marijuana is being fought in many states across the nation. Even in Nebraska, a very Republican state, some senators are pushing for legalization medicinally. The states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon,...

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