Understanding Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Simon Bullerdick, staff writer

October 18, 2018

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a Portland Oregon-based New Zealand versatile rock group started by Ruban Nielson, offering four albums with four distinctly different ideas, themes, and moods. When we listen to music we tend to associate...

Importance of Representation in the Makeup Industry

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

October 9, 2018

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The makeup the industry seems to be stuck in the 60’s when it comes to providing products for people with darker complexions. Meanwhile there’s fifty shades of pale and only four shades for darker skinned people, ironically...

Column: Crackdown on “fake news” dangerous to free expression of ideas

Tyler Zipay, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under opinion

The recent crackdowns on so-called “fake news” by media companies such as Facebook are disheartening to myself and many Americans. The reality of the situation is that major media platforms are engaging in blatant censorship...

Even in the digital age, paper books stand superior to digital copies

Tyler Zipay, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

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It was announced last year that Central’s new addition would feature a “digital library.” While electronic books are convenient and have certain advantages that regular books don’t, it is important not to forget about...

Nebraska and All 50 States Should Legalize Sports Gambling

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

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This past May, The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) was unconstitutional. PASPA was the law that outlawed sports gambling in 49 states, the only...

Frost Hopes to Revitalize Husker Football

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

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  This week, Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost has his first enormous game as the new man in charge. This Saturday, the Huskers travel to Camp Randall Stadium to take on Wisconsin. The Badgers should be highly ranked and ...

Remembering John McCain

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, Managing Editor

October 2, 2018

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On August 25th, Senator John McCain of Arizona died of the brain tumor he had been battling for a year. Behind him he leaves a legacy of struggle, success, and error. He also leaves behind a Congress comprised of a batch of pol...

Malcolm Fixes America I: Extremism

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, Managing Editor

October 2, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion, Uncategorized

Political extremism has risen in prominence since the heads of the political parties were cut off. The alt-right has given the American far-right its loudest voice since Pat Buchanan’s presidential campaigns and the antifa...

Sexism demotes women’s place in society

October 2, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

An “ism” is defined as a distinctive practice, system, or philosophy. While politics often work their way into everyday societal interactions, the isms that I will cover throughout the year have to do with prejudice or negative...

Swimsuit competition taken out of Miss America Pageant

Anne Gallagher, Executive Editor

October 2, 2018

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Swimsuit competition removed in miss America pageant Physical appearances are often the main indicator of her status of a person. This is specifically relevant for women. Every day, women are judged on the basis of their looks....

Criminalizing the homeless does not make the crisis go away

Kween Alabi, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development released a report in December 2017 revealing that the homelessness population has increased for the first time since 2010. The surge most prominent in west coast cities. In Los Angeles,...

Children are exposed to racial bias

Kween Alabi, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

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Within three separate studies with over 350 white children ages five through 12 researches were able to conclude that kids showed signs of a pro-white bias. The goal of the study was to have an idea of when children start to...

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