Fun Things to do Before Entering College

Fun Things to do Before Entering College

Fatima Al-Sammak

November 21, 2017


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Senior year of high school is undoubtedly one of the hardest years of a teenager’s life. From scholarships, to college applications, to doing assignments for classes every night, most students find it difficult to find something relaxing and fun to do. So here are a few suggestions from Mr. Stading,...

From Practicum to the Real Deal

From Practicum to the Real Deal

Nicoletta Cole, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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Katie McMullen is a new teacher at Northeast High School, but she is a familiar face for a number of upperclassmen. Last year she was a practicum student, and she helped teach diff Chemistry with Mr. Schlautman. This year she is teaching science classes of her own. “She’s a fun teacher,” says Ramzy Ha...

Brooks v. Geiken: Close Friends or Mortal Enemies

Brooks v. Geiken: Close Friends or Mortal Enemies

October 11, 2017


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If you’ve ever had the pleasure of being taught by Mr. Brooks or Mr. Geiken you may know of their intense rivalry. They are famous for their playground insults and witty one-liners towards each other. One might wonder what could cause these two, fully grown adults to act like manchildren. One might...

Movies Coming out this Summer

Movies Coming out this Summer

July 31, 2017


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With Summer coming up, it is important to start planning days to go out and have some fun. Going to the movie theater is one of the best ways to do that. There are many good movies coming out this summer, but these ones are particularly noteworthy.   May 26 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tel...

Pets in Cars

Pets in Cars

July 31, 2017


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Many people enjoy bringing their pets along on errands. Although this can be fun, it can be dangerous for pets. Cars can be dangerous for animals and many places do not allow animals. This forces someone to leave their pet in the car. In the coming summer months, it is important to know what could h...

Rot and Ruin: A Zombie Fad Not Quite Dead

Rot and Ruin: A Zombie Fad Not Quite Dead

July 31, 2017


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“There are moments that define a person's whole life. Moments in which everything they are and everything they may possibly become balance on a single decision. Life and death, hope and despair, victory and failure teeter precariously on the decision made at that moment. These are moments ungoverned by h...

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

July 31, 2017


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There was a typo in the first sentence. It has been revised and changed. All students in high school work for the final reward of a diploma. In Lincoln, Nebraska, the only requirements to obtain a GED are to accumulate 245 credit hours (certain areas of study require certain amount of credit hours)...

Veterans honored at LNK airport

Veterans honored at LNK airport

July 31, 2017


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Vietnam veterans from Nebraska were honored on Sunday night when they arrived back from Washington at the LNK airport with thousands waiting for their arrival. Four flights were coming back from Washington on Sunday, totaling over 650 veterans. The reason for these veterans taking this trip was to commem...

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

May 16, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured

There was a typo in the first sentence. It has been revised and changed. All students in high school work for the final reward of a diploma. In Lincoln, Nebraska, the only requirements to obtain a GED are to accumulate 245 credit hours (certain areas of study require certain amount of credit hours)...

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

May 3, 2017


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Animals in captivity are nowhere near new to the controversial backlash handed out by pet lovers. SeaWorld has been the target of animal activists since its doors opened in 1964. The specific animal under concern at SeaWorld are their killer whales, also known as orcas. Blackfish is a documentary tha...

McDonald’s New Uniforms

McDonald’s New Uniforms

May 3, 2017


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McDonald’s has been around for over 60 years. People can spot the golden arches from miles away and smell the grease pouring out of the restaurants. People nowadays are all too familiar with the ways of McDonald’s, and this well-known restaurant started to notice. On April 12, 2017, as a way to mo...

Social media abuse brings about concern

Social media abuse brings about concern

May 3, 2017


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Social Media’s presence is becoming more and more important to teens and young adults today. Teens often rely on social media to stay connected with the outside world. This, however, can cause serious consequences, some of which are listed below.   Body Dysmorphia Body Dysmorphia is chara...

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