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...

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,...

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...

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...

Political nationalization

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, managing editor

November 16, 2018

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One of the great problems the people of this country face is the fact that many of them vote for candidates and ideas blatantly in opposition to their own interests. This is a major driver in the polarization of this country, as the nati...

Cooking: The joy of bread

Emma Whaley, Executive Editor

November 13, 2018

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The image of someone making bread seems to draw to mind a bored 1940s housewife or a chubby baker with a floppy hat. Baking bread isn’t really something people do; bread is meant to be bought from a grocery store, wrapped in...

Four-day Weeks

Kayla M. Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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From as early as 1908, Americans became adapted to the traditional 5 day and 8-hour work week. Eventually schools started to follow suit and implement the same custom. Grade levels ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade...

Dress Codes Relevancy

Kayla M. Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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High school students in 2018 are now more stressed than ever. They are constantly pushed to pursue secondary education, have a steady job, get eight hours of sleep each night, participate in extracurricular activities, get ex...

The Stress of Stress

Rozlyn Olson, Staff

November 8, 2018

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Let’s talk about the insane stress levels that we as juniors and seniors are subjected to. I know that it is customary and a “rite-of-passage" of sorts for high school students to have hard and heavy work load during these...

The Art of Being Yourself

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

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Quote: “This above all, -- to thine own self be true.” Polonius from Hamlet Act 1. Scene 3. line 78 In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius is seen giving his son advice as he is leaving for college. Amongst this advice,...

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...

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