Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

November 7, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

Thanksgiving has many meanings to people. It may be a time for people to visit long distance family members or do absolutely nothing and make it seem like Thanksgiving is an ordinary day. If for any reason there is nothing to do during Thanksgiving, there are so many activities people can do to spend time wi...

Roca Berry Farms

Roca Berry Farms

November 7, 2016


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Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping. Pumpkins and winter coats are appearing. There is no denying autumn is quickly approaching, so we may as well find a way to enjoy it. In Nebraska, there is nothing more fun to do than to go to Roca Berry Farm. Kids, babies, teenagers, adults, and senior ...

Why Vine Decided to Shut Down

Why Vine Decided to Shut Down

November 7, 2016


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Social media. The one thing running our modern world. Anything can be influenced by social media. News, business, communication, advertisement, even bullying, can be done through social media. It has become something essential to our society, something people rely on for their jobs. In 2012, one of th...

Salem Witch Trials

Salem Witch Trials

November 7, 2016


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The Salem witch trials are where the story starts with the hysteria of witches. Just like a storybook, it had a beginning, middle, and yet it doesn’t have an ending. The Salem Witch trials began in the late 1600’s. According to the Smithsonian Museum website, in January of 1962, two young gir...

Amazon Oddities

Amazon Oddities

November 7, 2016


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Why leave your home to go shopping when all of life’s necessities can be purchased from the comfort of your home? With stores having online websites and companies such as Amazon and eBay existing, shopping has become as easy as the click of a button. But perhaps online shopping has given us too much...

How is Chocolate Made?

How is Chocolate Made?

November 7, 2016


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Today is October 28, so you know what that means… It is National Chocolate Day! In order to truly celebrate this fine holiday, let us take a glance at how this sweet slice of Heaven is made. So grab a chocolate bar, sit back and relax. Chocolate begins with a cacao trees, found in regions 20° to t...

The Infamous Bloody Mary

The Infamous Bloody Mary

November 7, 2016


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Many people across the U.S. have heard of Bloody Mary and the various urban legends that follow her. There is even a movie, “Bloody Mary”. However, they didn’t include the actual history of the urban legend. Similar to the director/writer of the movie, not as many people have heard the story of...

Libraries: 1940’s to today

Libraries: 1940’s to today

October 28, 2016


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Libraries. A place to go and find books, hang out, and find information. The home of books and computers. A meeting place for nerds and geeks. A place to experience new worlds and to expand minds. Libraries have been a common place for people to get together and study, experience new worlds, and res...

Sammy Keyes Series Review

Sammy Keyes Series Review

October 28, 2016


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The Sammy Keyes series is a mystery comedy series. It’s about Sammy, a teenage girl who is always somehow sidetracked and gets herself into a lot of unnecessary trouble by being an amateur “detective” and catching bad guys. Throughout the series, it talks about Sammy’s background, school life, ridic...

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

October 28, 2016


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Music is the universal language of mankind. -Henry Wadsforth Longfellow, American poet There is an endless number of quotes which spout the beauty, importance, and ethereal quality of music. This is because music has been a large part of most societies for thousands of years. Believe it or not...

Young April: Follow Up

Young April: Follow Up

October 28, 2016


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Tuesday October 11, was the opening night of Northeast High School's fall play Young April. This was the 75th anniversary of the first play ever performed at Northeast. Anyone who was there can tell you that there was not a dull moment throughout the entire play. Junior Madison Klutts, who played Mrs...

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

October 28, 2016


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As the fall season arrives, Halloween shops begin to open. Inside are racks upon racks of colorful outfits, props, and accessories, overly priced and cheaply made. Every year, there are a majority of the same costumes with a few new ones here and there to appeal to new trends and obsessions. One asp...

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