Blood Pressure Awareness

Blood Pressure Awareness

June 15, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

May marks the month of blood pressure awareness. Some may not know what the literal definition of blood pressure is. When nurses come to take blood pressure measurements in the doctor's office what they’re measuring is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. Many people don’t know...

What Should Loyalty Day Really Celebrate?

What Should Loyalty Day Really Celebrate?

May 16, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Headline, Op-Ed

Loyalty day is on the first of May and was set aside for the agreement of loyalty to the United States. It is seen as a recognition of the heritage of American freedom. President Eisenhower was the first to make it an official holiday back in 1959; every president since has made May 1 an official Loyalt...

National Nurse’s Week

National Nurse’s Week

May 16, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Headline, Op-Ed

Nurse’s Week is a week dedicated to the millions of nurses around the world. The week is celebrated every year May 6 through May 12. Nurses constantly help people and put in long and hard hours. From shots to hours of paperwork, nurses do it all. Nurse Week raises awareness for the tireless commitment of...

Time to Build your Budget

Time to Build your Budget

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Five whole weeks until the class of 2016 is set free into the world. No more parents to help guide through troubles, no more extra twenty bucks borrowed from your mom, for those planning to move out at least. Money is one thing all seniors are going to be forced to get a grasp on. Might as well get ...

National Siblings Day at LNE

April 25, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

Having a sibling can be a blessing as well as a curse, but National Siblings Day is a time to celebrate them either way. Although, this holiday is not yet recognized by everyone like Mother’s and Father’s Day, the Siblings Day Foundation has been working on changing this. Those who don’t hav...

Go Green On Earth Day

Go Green On Earth Day

April 13, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Mark your calendars everyone because April 22, which is the 46th annual celebration of Earth Day, is right around the corner. Earth Day is a worldwide event, where millions of people from across the globe go green to help improve the environment. Some ways people go green could include picking up litte...

Lincoln Should Implement A Reading Partnership

Lincoln Should Implement A Reading Partnership

April 6, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

The Humane Society of Missouri has designed a program called The Shelter Buddies Reading Program, in which kids ages 6-15 read a book of their choice to the shelter dogs. The program is meant to give the dogs with anxiety more comfort around people as well as give the volunteers a chance to help the animals. ...

The fear of flying doesn’t deter ticket costs

The fear of flying doesn’t deter ticket costs

April 6, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

According to the International Air Transport Association in 2013 over 3.1 billion people flew. In 2014 the global airline turnover towered over 743 billion dollars. According to ABC News 1 in 3 people are afraid of flying but over 3 billion people continue to fly. The fear of flying is one of the m...

Alcohol Awareness Month Is Here

Alcohol Awareness Month Is Here

April 1, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence have “sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding,” as said by NCADD.   According to NIH, alcohol is a serious drug. Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer,...

Nebraska Outlaws and their Stories

Nebraska Outlaws and their Stories

April 1, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Headline, Op-Ed

During the Great Depression, Nebraska was home to many well known thieves. The first and most successful one was Maurice “Blondie” Denning. At the age of 23, he formed a gang. After several robberies throughout the Great Plains, his gang ended up in the town of Kinney, Nebraska. Denning and a fel...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

March 21, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Autism Awareness Month is an event that is used to raise awareness and educate communities about Autism. Autism Awareness Month was started by the Autism Society in the early 1970s. It is observed in the month of April.  Autism and Autism spectrum disorder are mental conditions where you unable to communicat...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means

R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means

March 3, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Other than being a catch tune sung by Aretha Franklin, respect is a very important concept in many cultures. Although it is received and displayed differently in each culture, it really has one meaning; a feeling of deep admiration or appreciation for someone or something, elicited by their abilities, q...

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