Origins of Halloween

Origins of Halloween

October 12, 2016

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

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and members of the 4th Medical Group have geared up to get the word out about early detection and prevention. Be on the lookout for breast cancer awareness signs posted at various locations on base throughout the month. For more information concerning the disease, call (919) 722-0749. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Aubrey White)

October 12, 2016

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...

How Plants Affect Us

Living room filled with plant life makes it look more natural and inviting.
Photo By: Geneva Vanderzeil

October 12, 2016

Research has shown that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies. What you are hearing, experiencing, and seeing at any moment is changing your mood, but also how your nervous, endocrine, and immune systems are working. Having plants around has a much greater effe...

Makeup helps in many ways

Amazing dramatic cut crease

October 12, 2016

Let’s be very serious. It’s 2016 makeup has become an art. Walking around anywhere, you will for sure see someone with instagram eyebrows, winged eyeliner, fleeky contour, and some poppin highlighter. Makeup has taken over in a whole new way. The second you get on social media, you’re going to see ...

Creepy Clowns

Creepy Clowns

October 12, 2016

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

“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...

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

October 12, 2016

Walking the streets on this night, everything seems extra gruesome. The trees are bending eerily; the weather is colder and chills travel down your spine. You carefully tip-toe to the front door and knock twice. After ten seconds, the door swings slightly open. You peeked through the crack and suddenly...

Vantablack

October 12, 2016

Close your eyes, now what do you see? Nothing, now imagine that being an actual color. Vantablack is the darkest material ever made; it is so dark that our eyes can barely comprehend it, making it look as if nothing is there. Color is defined as the way light is reflected off an object and into o...

Lincoln Arts Festival: Color Up Life!

Lincoln Arts Festival: Color Up Life!

October 4, 2016

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

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2016

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...

Columbus Day

Columbus Day

October 4, 2016

Holidays come and go faster than the time we spend thinking about them. Columbus Day is one of those holidays. History.com states ¨Columbus Day is a national holiday established in 1937, and it commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12, 1492. The holiday honors C...

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