The Nightmare Before Thanksgiving

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

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In recent years, the separation between Halloween and the start of Christmas decorating has been dwindling. This may be contributed to a few different factors; Economic fluctuation and need for holiday hire, a decrease in Thanksgiving...

Cancel Culture

December 7, 2018

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Cancel culture, essentially, is the ending of support for a celebrity, in most cases internet influences due to problematic behavior fans have observed. “It’s a cultural boycott” Lisa Nakamura digital media and race, gender,...

The Sense in Not Knowing

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

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Quote: “Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t mean it’s nonsense.” -Lemony Snicket.  We live in a world where society looks down on anything or anyone that isn't exactly like them. Diversity is encouraged as long as you...

A Defense of Public School

Molly Ashford, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

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As a public-school kid through-and-through, I have often found it difficult to relate to or understand those who went to private, for-profit primary and secondary schools. Among the claims I have heard from private school advocates...

Early Action cycles in the college application process

Molly Ashford, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

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If I’ve learned one thing from high school, it’s that nobody really cares about high school. Between the constant questions about college plans and the emphasis on these four years being a stepping stone into college independence,...

GPA requirement for Winter Formal unfair, misrepresents school

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

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One of the biggest aspects of one’s high school experience and what he/she remembers the most, are the social events like dances and sports games. Being able to create unforgettable memories with friends is very important to...

November too early for holiday decorations

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

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  For many, the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season, can start as soon as summer comes to an end. This urge to celebrate holidays that are still months away is encouraged by almost every store, with displays...

Despite the 0-6 Start, Frost, Nebraska Will be Fine

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

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Five National Championships, three Heisman Trophies, nearly 900 wins, 46 conference championships, 53 bowl game appearances, and as of October 19, 0-6. Yep, that is zero wins and six losses. The worst start in the proud 128-year...

Jake Paul documentary

Simret Habte, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

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Shane Dawson is one of YouTube’s original creators. He’s had his channel since 2007. Over the eleven years he has been on YouTube, his channel has gone through many evolutions to become what it is now. The types of videos...

Nebraska Basketball Begins Year With Most Promise in Decades

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

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This is the year it needs happen, if it does not, it might never happen. This is the best chance the Nebraska Men's Basketball Program has had this millennium to finally take their names of that dreadful list. The list of...

I fixed immigration

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, Managing Editor

November 16, 2018

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Donald Trump’s implementation of a “zero tolerance” policy for handling undocumented immigrants has drawn a firestorm of controversy, as over the summer Americans sat in horror at the images of children being forcibly s...

Threat of voter fraud overstated to justify suppression

Cormac O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

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In the abstract, it’s easy to say that the problems of voter fraud and voter suppression are equally dangerous for American democracy: fraud by unfairly over-representing ineligible voters and suppression by taking away the...

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