Sammy Keyes Series Review

Sammy Keyes Series Review

October 28, 2016

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...

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

October 28, 2016

Music is the universal language of mankind. -Henry Wadsforth Longfellow, American poet There is an endless number of quotes which spout the beauty, importance, and ethereal quality of music. This is because music has been a large part of most societies for thousands of years. Believe it or not...

Young April: Follow Up

Junior Nadya Dicky and Senior Mike Nguyen on opening night during their dramatic final scene .

October 28, 2016

Tuesday October 11, was the opening night of Northeast High School's fall play Young April. This was the 75th anniversary of the first play ever performed at Northeast. Anyone who was there can tell you that there was not a dull moment throughout the entire play. Junior Madison Klutts, who played Mrs...

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

October 28, 2016

As the fall season arrives, Halloween shops begin to open. Inside are racks upon racks of colorful outfits, props, and accessories, overly priced and cheaply made. Every year, there are a majority of the same costumes with a few new ones here and there to appeal to new trends and obsessions. One asp...

Fall Traditions

Fall Traditions

October 28, 2016

It’s the time of the year again when the leaves start to fall along with the temperature. Everyone is very accustomed to the traditions surrounding the season of autumn, the pumpkin spice, the scary movies, and the beginning of fuzzy socks. No one ever asks why. Fall trends have an extremely diver...

The Internet and life

The Internet and life

October 28, 2016

18 years ago, on September 27, Google was launched. It’s hard to think of a life before you could Google anything and everything. It’s safe to say the internet has had a large impact on modern life. The internet is used everyday for almost everything. Life just wouldn’t be the same without it. Societ...

Silicon Prairie: From Flyover Country to Entrepreneurial Epicentre

Silicon Prairie: From Flyover Country to Entrepreneurial Epicentre

October 28, 2016

In 2006, David Graff, Brian Kaiser and John Wirtz, three students from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln decided to create a software that could help football coaches to manage their teams, develop new strategies and have a real time communication with their team players while gathering data from thei...

Pepsi Vs. Coca Cola

Pepsi Vs. Coca Cola

October 28, 2016

Which do people prefer more: Pepsi or Cola? This question has caused much controversy throughout the years. Pepsi was made as Coca Cola’s competitor in the 1960s. This means the feud between the two drink companies has gone on for 50 years, according to Opinion Outpost. According to industry st...

Green Sea Turtles

Green Sea Turtles

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2016

I’m sure everyone has heard of the little rhyme “Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492.” But not many have heard about the set of islands he also happened to stumble upon in 1503. On those islands were some of the most amazing creatures to have ever been discovered; green sea turtles. These beauti...

How Eating Healthy Can Make You Smarter

How Eating Healthy Can Make You Smarter

October 26, 2016

You have nothing to do right now so you check your grades in the gradebook, big mistake. It’s all Cs and Ds, you wonder if there’s anything besides studying that can help. While working hard and studying in advance is crucial, eating healthy can also help boost your grades. Did you know that e...

Parks and Trails Volunteering Options: Keeping Lincoln Clean by Adopting

Parks and Trails Volunteering Options: Keeping Lincoln Clean by Adopting

October 26, 2016

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

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...

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