The American Health Care Act

The American Health Care Act

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News, Op-Ed

Recently Republicans narrowly passed a bill in the House of Representatives to repeal and replace The Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare. According to Time, this bill would “gut health coverage for millions of Americans while delivering tax cuts to the rich.” The bill is called The ...

Gay Rights Violations in Chechnya

Gay Rights Violations in Chechnya

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News

In early April, a leading independent Russian newspaper called the Novaya Gazeta claimed to uncover information that police in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have rounded up more than 100 men suspected of homosexuality and that at least three men have been killed. The report was denied by a spo...

Veterans honored at LNK airport

Veterans honored at LNK airport

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

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...

United Airlines incident

United Airlines incident

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

On Sunday, a man was dragged off an airplane by police officers at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport when he refused to give up his seat on a flight to Louisville, Kentucky. The man who was dragged off the plane was earlier selected at random to have to give up his seat to make room since th...

A Day Without A Woman

A Day Without A Woman

April 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day occurred on March 8th of this year. The organizers of the monumental Women’s March decided to plan A Day Without a Women on this day as well. Women play a huge part in society and nothing would work flawlessly without the presence of women. Girls across the nation wanted...

Yellow fever outbreak causes concerns for US citizens

Yellow fever outbreak causes concerns for US citizens

March 21, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News

An outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil is raising serious concerns that the disease could spread to the United States. It could have the ability to spread across borders like the Zika virus did recently. Even though the likelihood of a yellow fever outbreak is low, travel-related cases could occur,...

Haunted Locations In Lincoln, Nebraska

Haunted Locations In Lincoln, Nebraska

February 14, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

Lincoln, Nebraska is considered a regular city with not a lot of activity. The main stereotype of Lincoln is that it is full of farmers and corn. Nebraska is ranked the 8th happiest state in America according to WalletHub. With the cliche of happy farmers, no one seems to ever think of Nebraska to b...

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 ...

Kneeling During the National Anthem

Kneeling During the National Anthem

October 28, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

In a country built on taking from minorities, from taking Native Americans land to slavery, the oppression of minorities is still a hot topic debated today. The oppression and racism that the black community faces, to this day, is something much of the country has grown tired of. To protest this, something...

Armed Forces Day

June 15, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, News

Armed Forces Day is a single day in May used to honor all of the men and women who serve in the military. Every military soldier that has been in the front lines has a story, but not all of them live to tell it. This Day is used to honor those who didn’t live to tell their stories. It’s to remem...

National Hamburger Month

National Hamburger Month

June 15, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, News

Start up your grill, because it is National Hamburger Month! May has always been a month of cookouts, mainly because of the nice weather and because Memorial Day weekend is towards the end of May. The term “hamburger” actually originated from Hamburg steak, which was was first recorded in 1884....

National Honesty Day is on April 30

National Honesty Day is on April 30

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Headline, News

If you are like most people, you are sick and tired of all the dishonesty in the world. National Honesty Day is on Saturday April 30. It is meant to encourage honesty and straightforward communication in everyday life. It was established by Hirsh Goldberg who created it in part because of the fact Ap...

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