Presidential Candidates’ Opinions on Refugies up for Debate

Presidential Candidates’ Opinions on Refugies up for Debate

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

In March 2011, the Syrian Civil War is a devastating event that is still occurring today. The war sparked by protests; then it started to escalate. There are about 6 million Syrian refugees and half are children. About 320,000 civilians have been killed since the Civil War began, and 1.5 million have...

The City of Lincoln, NE Is Considering Having Casinos Available To The Public

The City of Lincoln, NE Is Considering Having Casinos Available To The Public

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

The City of Lincoln is considering the legalization of Gambling Casinos for the public entertainment. According to Nebraska. gov, all forms of gambling were illegal in Lincoln until 1934. When the Nebraska State Constitution was amended to allow pari-mutuel horse racing conducted on licensed race tra...

Should LNE Institute Crosswalk Guards?

Should LNE Institute Crosswalk Guards?

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Lincoln Northeast High School is praised for being a safe school, but are our streets missing the safety as well? About 1,500 kids attend Northeast and many of them walk to school each morning and home after school. With the main doors being on North 63rd Street, many students tend to cross it to get to sch...

Texting and Driving continues to be a problem

Texting and Driving continues to be a problem

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

There is no doubt texting and driving is one of the most current and still developing problems in the world. According to The National Safety Council texting and driving is the cause of 1.6 million car accidents each year. More than 9 people die each day as a result of texting and driving and over o...

Seasonal Depression Affects Many Americans

Seasonal Depression Affects Many Americans

February 22, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

The time of flu is just retreating, but with its departure, a new menace rears its head. Seasonal Depression, the uninvited guest, is here to make an appearance. Seasonal Depression, otherwise known from its diagnostic term, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a mood disorder subset in which people ...

Northeast Students Suggest New Inventions

Northeast Students Suggest New Inventions

February 18, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

I asked some of our Northeast staff and students what they wish someone would invent. Many students opted to invent new cars A lot of staff members said that they wanted a self driving car. So they could take a nap on the way to work. Senior Hidayat Baapir wishes there was a car that could drive without...

Should Schools Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Should Schools Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

February 16, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Carbon monoxide (CO) is well known as “the silent killer” and is responsible for the deaths of over 430 people per year in the USA according to the QuickStats website. Over 100 students and seven staff members were sent to hospitals after a carbon monoxide leak which took place at Horace Mann Elementary in Sou...

Could The Downfall Of Humanity Be Led By Technology?

Could The Downfall Of Humanity Be Led By Technology?

February 10, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

No one would think that the downfall of humanity would be technology. This is not a man versus machine scenario. The technology itself won’t be what finishes us; all it will take is a solar flare or a shift in the magnetic poles, and we’ll have no way of communicating or lending help to those who n...

Valentine’s Day Has Many Origins

Valentine’s Day Has Many Origins

February 10, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Valentine's Day. The day of love. The day every man goes out and spends money on his significant other. According to Daniel Wesley a writer for Visual Economics, the average man spends $168.74 on Valentine’s Day, and the average woman only spends $85.76. Come on girls step up your game. Accordi...

Google Translate: Friend or Foe?

Google Translate: Friend or Foe?

February 1, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Google Translate is meant to be a legitimate online translation service; however for many, it is a world of fun for multilingual people, the reason being it manages to mess up the most simple sentences. That is the precise reason that the majority of world language teachers insist their students refrain ...

Donald Trump’s Opinion are Offensive to Many

Donald Trump’s Opinion are Offensive to Many

January 27, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

The infamous Republican candidate Donald Trump wants to make America great again, but with the topics he has stated many people disagree. He has addressed many impertinent quotes. Many people view him differently. Some think he would be an excellent president others opinions differ towards him. Current...

The Husker Cats continue to help with the feral cat population

The Husker Cats continue to help with the feral cat population

January 27, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

On the UNL campus there was a volunteer group of students formed in 2008 called  The Husker Cats. The Husker Cats help minimize the feral cat population. Every morning they go feed the cats around the campus with a special diet cat food that helps with their digestive system. They also give them fresh...

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