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Stigma surrounding becoming an educator

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Becoming a teacher is one of the most rewarding jobs as it provides the satisfaction of guiding people into their future. Without teachers, the highest paying jobs like doctors and lawyers would have no one to show them how to...

Inspiration in winter

Livia Ziskey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

The dreary weather and shorter days can cause boredom and lack of inspiration. As 2020 begins, it may feel difficult to be excited about a fresh start when there is little inspiration around you. Not only is it a new year, but a...

Eco Emma: Environmentally friendly ice melt alternatives

Emma Whaley, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

As the Omaha winter gets colder and icier, residents and city officials will be putting ice melt on streets and sidewalks. These chemical ice melts are often extremely dangerous to pets and wildlife, and more eco-friendly o...

Students should not be forced to play sports

Elena Correa, Satff Writer

December 20, 2019

In government funded schools, students are required to complete a certain amount of P.E. credits in order to graduate, which can be attained through P.E. classes, athletics or other school activities such as JROTC. This policy was pu...

Is everyone capable of drawing?

Elena Correa, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

It is clear that some people are born with more artistic ability than others, although many people have the misguided idea that only those born with natural artistic ability are capable of drawing. This is not the case, as even t...

College Football Playoff Needs to Change

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

As the college football season comes to an end, the talk of the sport will be what four teams 13 human beings select as the best four teams in college football. The College Football Playoff is certainly the best way this sport...

Year Two an Utter Failure

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Hey, at least its over. At least we do not need to watch anymore mind-numbing football for nine months. Maybe we wont talk ourselves into a big year three after what was nothing short of a disastrous year two of Scott Frost’s...

VAR is not perfect, but its better than the alternative

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Perhaps the most famous moment in the history of the world’s most popular sport was its most controversial. That moment would be Diego Maradona’s “hand of god goal” in the 1986 World Cup. It is the most controversial goal...

Nebraska Football, Scott Frost, bad First half of season

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Well, this was not expected. I mean, people had doubts, people thought the hype of the 2019 Nebraska football season was a bit much. People thought the under 8.5 season win total was free money. I do not think anyone expected...

Naps in school

Livia Ziskey, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

The American school system has many flaws. Some have to do with teaching styles, some with the over-reliance on standardized testing and some with the over-working of the students. Especially in high school, teens are struggling...

Class time often used unwisely

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

How teachers use their time in the classroom very much affects the learning and overall success of their students. For example, if teachers take the time to work with each student one-on-one, then they will understand concepts...

Christmas should be celebrated year-round

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, editor-in-chief

December 13, 2019

Christmas is the best holiday that is widely celebrated in the United States and it’s so beloved that every year people put out their decorations earlier and earlier. Despite this love, this acclaim, there is a war on Christmas. O...

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