The Internet and life

The Internet and life

October 28, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Origins of Halloween

Origins of Halloween

October 12, 2016


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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


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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

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 12, 2016


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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

How Plants Affect Us

October 12, 2016


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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

Makeup helps in many ways

October 12, 2016


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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 ...

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