Parks and Trails Volunteering Options: Keeping Lincoln Clean by Adopting

Parks and Trails Volunteering Options: Keeping Lincoln Clean by Adopting

October 26, 2016


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One of the first things which come to mind when thinking about Lincoln are its amazing landscapes, parks, and convenient bike trails placed all around the city for the use of the community. Following just one trail and letting yourself get carried away, you can go from one end of town to the other, av...

Why humans like fear

Why humans like fear

October 12, 2016


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It’s that time of year again when scary movies play on every station and everyone is looking for a thrill, some more than others, but everyone enjoys a good adrenaline rush. Is it human nature or something more? “The brain hasn't really adapted to the new technology [of movies],” Glenn Sparks, a...

Origins of Halloween

Origins of Halloween

October 12, 2016


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A recent survey at Northeast with 65 students showed that 95% of people enjoy the Halloween season, but 83% of these same students know nothing of where Halloween truly began. After discovering this, it was decided that the students of Northeast could benefit from a little history on one of America’s ...

8 Odd Laws in Nebraska

8 Odd Laws in Nebraska

October 12, 2016


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Contrary to what you may have believed, stupidity is present even amongst the greater people of society. Not only today, but especially a couple of hundred years ago, some of the strange, random laws passed in Nebraska are a prime example of this. Not all of the laws are believed to be true, but they ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 12, 2016


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also referred to as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). It is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its ca...

Creepy Clowns

Creepy Clowns

October 12, 2016


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Clowns are supposed to be positive and cheery, but these creepy clowns are not. Clowns have been terrifying society at a scary rate, tormenting people all over the country with scare tactics that involve weapons, stalking, threats made on videos, etc to make them run in fear. According to news si...

The Raven Cycle: A Thrilling Urban Fantasy

The Raven Cycle: A Thrilling Urban Fantasy

October 12, 2016


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“In that moment, Blue was a little in love with all of them. Their magic. Their quest. Their awfulness and strangeness. Her raven boys.” -Maggie Stiefvater, The Dream Thieves   The Raven Cycle by New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater is a book series I wish I would have picked up off the store shel...

Reading Helps Vocabulary

Reading Helps Vocabulary

October 12, 2016


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Students who read books are very likely to expand their vocabulary immensely. Reading different types of books widens vocabulary for students and allows them to learn and understand new words. Mrs. Sear, an english teacher at Northeast, says, “it’s like playing a sport or trying out for a play; it ta...

AFJROTC Impact on Students and the Community

AFJROTC Impact on Students and the Community

October 12, 2016


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There is no doubt about the impact Northeast's AFJROTC program has made on students and the community they’re in. There is so much to learn and be apart of here in the class. Sometimes JROTC is even considered more than just a class; it gives cadets of every kind a chance to learn life and leadership s...

Lincoln Arts Festival: Color Up Life!

Lincoln Arts Festival: Color Up Life!

October 4, 2016


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The Lincoln Arts Council organized the 16th annual edition of the  Lincoln Arts Festival last weekend at the SouthPointe Pavilions (27th & Pine Lake). Local and out state artists from different disciplines from all over the area got together to share their works. Metal sculpture, blown glass, painti...

The 2016 Paralympics

The 2016 Paralympics

October 4, 2016


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The 2016 Summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from September 7 to September 18. This was the first time that a Latin American/Southern American country has hosted these events, and the second time they’ve been held in the southern hemisphere. These events, governed by the International...

School Spirit

School Spirit

October 4, 2016


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Some things are harder to achieve than others, but there is always something that could assist you in attaining it. The one thing that we would never suspect to help with this is school spirit, a positive attitude that supports an educational institution. According to National Federation of State High Schoo...

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