Things I Wish I Knew as a Junior

Things I Wish I Knew as a Junior

February 7, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured, Op-Ed

NUMBER ONE - You don’t know everything! I know that some of the tips I am about to give you are going to sound redundant, but listen to them! I wish I had someone in my corner feeding me this information when I was a junior. I also know when teachers say these things, it can be difficult to take t...

LNE Students’ Thoughts On The Presidential Inauguration

LNE Students’ Thoughts On The Presidential Inauguration

February 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

The presidential election of 2016 was arguably the most controversial in American history. Supporters of liberalism and conservatism came together to vote for their respective presidential nominees. Donald Trump was the presiding winner of the election, granting him the ability to be the star of the ...

The Monster in Our Schools: Pressure and Competition

The Monster in Our Schools: Pressure and Competition

February 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured, Op-Ed

Pressure and competition are great sources of diversity and success, but can they also be extremely harmful? A quick glance into the life of a high school student proves this to be true. Pressure from all possible sides attack high school students in the attempt to make a sparkling diamond, but inste...

LNE Learns About Immigration

LNE Learns About Immigration

January 24, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Featured

An LNE field trip to UNL occurred on September 27th. The field trip was to the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture about Immigration. Ms. Schlake, LNE Spanish teacher, was the teacher who supervised the trip. The lecture began at 7:30pm but before Pete Ricketts, Nebraskan Governor, presented ...

Dior Showcases Feminism in Debut Fashion Show

Dior Showcases Feminism in Debut Fashion Show

January 24, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured

Feminism is a very controversial movement. That still didn't stop Grazia Chiuri, Dior's first-female creative designer, at her debut catwalk for Dior´s Spring 2017 fashion line. The designer made a bold statement by sending a model down the runway with a shirt that had ¨We Should All Be Feminists¨ writ...

The Many Faces of Santa Claus

The Many Faces of Santa Claus

January 10, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Looking out the window with a cup of hot cocoa in your hand, you see fluffy snow blanketing the frozen ground. Decorations for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and many more are scattered about diligently. With this much diversity in our world, it makes one wonder how everyone can find similar joy during th...

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

December 13, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

It’s not easy to live a healthy lifestyle, especially for high school students. Most high school students are constantly bombarded with school work, activities, and jobs. And amongst the hectic busyness, it could be easy for someone to forget to eat a proper meal or get in some exercise. It’s a lot...

Colors and Their Significance

Colors and Their Significance

December 13, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

With a world full of color, it’s not hard to believe each one has it’s own unique meaning and way of making people feel. The fact that humans can see only a fraction of all the colors in the world is almost sad. But with the limited sight humans still can see a large spectrum and give each color i...

Setting the palette aside

Setting the palette aside

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Faces, Featured

2016 has been the year for makeup. It has been really hot on YouTube as women and guys show off their artistic abilities. The contour, highlights, and winged eyeliner are few of many pretty aspects to doing makeup. But it’s the production of the makeup itself, and what comes after, that makes it not...

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Thinking about it is as frightening as it gets, and what comes to mind when picturing one’s funeral is the same for most of us at least in the Western culture. A deep hole in the ground, a fancy wooden casket being slowly (hopefully by robots by the time we get there) dragged down it, gloomy black ...

Homework in Elementary Schools

Homework in Elementary Schools

November 7, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured

Homework in schools has become a growing conversation topic in the last few years. Many educators and parents have conflicting opinions about whether elementary school children should be given homework. TIME Magazine states “For decades, the homework standard has been a ‘10-minute rule,’ whic...

Sammy Keyes Series Review

Sammy Keyes Series Review

October 28, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

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...

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