The Impacts of Make-A-Wish

The Impacts of Make-A-Wish

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Featured

Make-A-Wish is a nonprofit organization based and established in the United States. Its goal is to be able to grant the wishes of kids with life-threatening medical conditions and to change their lives for the better. The wishes range over a wide spectrum and could go from sending the kid to an amusement...

The Art of Note-Taking

The Art of Note-Taking

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Knowing how to take proper notes is not only a useful skill for high school, but also for any post-secondary education, such as college. The older you get, the less teachers will start to worry about what sort of information you are actually absorbing inside and outside of class. This is why a student...

10 Weirdest Sports

10 Weirdest Sports

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Many people love watching and participating in sporting events such as baseball, football, or volleyball. However, there are many sports people around the world do not even know exist. Sports that may seem strange but are many people’s favorite pastime. Sports such as Extreme Ironing and Zorbing ar...

Pickleball – No Pickles Needed

Pickleball – No Pickles Needed

February 13, 2017


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What is Pickleball? Pickleball is a game for anyone and for any age. Pickleball mixes tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The game can be played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton sized court and a slightly shorter net than a tennis net. It is played with a paddle and a slightly heavier and m...

So You Want to be a Musician

So You Want to be a Musician

February 12, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Violinist Sarah Chang, even at ten years old, rips through Pablo Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy. She plays the end of the final movement, filled with challenging double stops and sixteenth note arpeggios, at around 152 beats per minute with her eyes closed. Chang, now thirty-six years old and playing professi...

Bánh-derful Foods to Try

Bánh-derful Foods to Try

February 10, 2017


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Along North 27th Street in Lincoln is a string of Vietnamese grocery stores and restaurants. These restaurants serve many delicious meals, such as phở and grilled pork platters, but there is so much more to Vietnamese food that one may not find in these restaurants. While these dishes may be underrated,...

Am I your type?

Am I your type?

February 9, 2017


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Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the United States, adding up to 13.6 million units each year. Donors are needed each and every day, and LNE Student Council works vigorously to contribute to this number. Student Council has been putting on multiple blood drives each ...

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: A Review

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: A Review

February 9, 2017


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“I got to thinking that poems were like people. Some people you got right off the bat. Some people you just didn't get--and never would get.” -Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe   Stories live inside us. Each person is affected differently ...

5 Shows to watch on Netflix

5 Shows to watch on Netflix

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured, Op-Ed

With 70% of users binge-watching their shows, Netflix has become one of the most well-known sources of entertainment in today’s society. The company was started in 1997 by two entrepreneurs, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph. Their company specialized in DVD by mail when the business first took off. It ...

LNE Wrestlers are Relentless

LNE Wrestlers are Relentless

February 8, 2017


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The LNE Wrestling team was established in 1941. Just by walking into the room, one can tell the team is based on a history of success. The room is filled with state medalist posters, state champion’s names, individual wrestler goals, and plaques of successful wrestlers. This year, the team is wor...

The Normalization of Cultural Appropriation

The Normalization of Cultural Appropriation

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured

Cultural appropriation has been a Popular topic lately. Maisha Z Johnson, a pop culture researcher, defines cultural appropriation as “a power dynamic in which members of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant group.” Thi...

Vaccines: A Dose of Reality

Vaccines: A Dose of Reality

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Vaccines are considered the best defense against serious, preventable, and sometimes deadly contagious diseases. They are also some of the safest medical products available, at least according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. However, despite the overwhelming amount of official websites fr...

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