The Significance of voting

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

December 4, 2017

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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

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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...

Fall Activities

Simone Davis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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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...

Money invested in building addition should instead be spent on technology

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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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

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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,...

Harry Potter houses should all be viewed as equal

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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The Harry Potter book series took the world by storm, and even ten years after the release of the final book and six years after the release of the final movie, fans continue to talk about the series. The Harry Potter books were...

One of the Ghoulest Things About Central

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

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Every once in a while, you may meet someone in public who just so happened to go to Central. They may pass by you and stop to recognize your shirt, or hoodie, or uniform, or they might just tell you in an innocent conversation...

Nebraska basketball coach on hot seat, must win this season

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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It is now or never time for Tim Miles and the Nebraska men's basketball program. Miles begins his sixth season as the head coach of the Huskers Saturday Night against Eastern Illinois, and Miles has a toasty seat at the moment....

Treatment of people with disabilities

Seh Na Mellick, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

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Throughout history, people with disabilities have been treated as inferior. They were the Nazi’s first victims, they are societal outcasts, and from infancy, kids are trained to avert their gaze from a disabled person in public. However,...

Cross-racial stereotyping

October 12, 2017

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My experiences growing up as a minority in a metropolitan area taught me that a place with a large capacity for diversity also has a large capacity for racial tension. Fortunately, at Central, I have seen firsthand, an aura...

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