Northeast Considers Zero Hour Classes

Northeast Considers Zero Hour Classes

Wendy Forlemu

March 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Activities, Featured

Lincoln Northeast High School has one thousand six hundred students. Classes start at 8 am and end at 3 pm, and students are limited to 7 classes a day. If a student happens to be in music, band, orchestra or TCA, it creates an obstacle because these classes usually consist of more than one regular class...

Hostage Situation Paints a Poor Picture

Hostage Situation Paints a Poor Picture

Kaylie Hill

March 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Faces, Featured

Many citizens of Lincoln read the Lincoln Journal Star newspaper a few weeks ago, and those same individuals might now believe that Lincoln Northeast High School is a danger zone filled with terror and crime. This impression was given upon seeing a feature article written by Margaret Reist, titled, “R...

Has Cursing Lost Its Shock Value?

Has Cursing Lost Its Shock Value?

Katie Le

March 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Featured

Simply stubbing a toe may cause one to blurt out profanity. Or maybe someone driving slow may cause annoyance and create the need to cuss the driver out. In any given situation, people tend to curse whether it is on purpose or unintentionally. Curse words have become a part of everyday language for s...

17 Year Old Olympic Gold Medalist

17 Year Old Olympic Gold Medalist

Katie Le

March 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Featured

Chloe Kim is the daughter of Korean parents who emigrated to the United States of America in pursuit of the ¨American Dream¨ back in 1982 with only $800 in their pocket. To help Chloe find a passion, he started Chloe in snowboarding when she was 4 years old. Her father sacrificed everything for the s...

Everything Sucks! – A Review

Everything Sucks! – A Review

Kaylie Hill

February 28, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Featured, Op-Ed

Do you recall walking to school with your freshly crimped hair, slap bracelets adorning your wrists, as you listened to “Wonderwall” by Oasis on your disc player? If not, then you probably did not grow up in the 90s. Luckily for you, you don’t have to be a 90s kid to enjoy Netflix’s latest ser...

Fun Things to do Before Entering College

Fun Things to do Before Entering College

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Featured

Senior year of high school is undoubtedly one of the hardest years of a teenager’s life. From scholarships, to college applications, to doing assignments for classes every night, most students find it difficult to find something relaxing and fun to do. So here are a few suggestions from Mr. Stading,...

From Practicum to the Real Deal

From Practicum to the Real Deal

Nicoletta Cole, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Faces, Featured

Katie McMullen is a new teacher at Northeast High School, but she is a familiar face for a number of upperclassmen. Last year she was a practicum student, and she helped teach diff Chemistry with Mr. Schlautman. This year she is teaching science classes of her own. “She’s a fun teacher,” says Ramzy Ha...

Brooks v. Geiken: Close Friends or Mortal Enemies

Brooks v. Geiken: Close Friends or Mortal Enemies

October 11, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Faces, Featured

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of being taught by Mr. Brooks or Mr. Geiken you may know of their intense rivalry. They are famous for their playground insults and witty one-liners towards each other. One might wonder what could cause these two, fully grown adults to act like manchildren. One might...

Movies Coming out this Summer

Movies Coming out this Summer

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

With Summer coming up, it is important to start planning days to go out and have some fun. Going to the movie theater is one of the best ways to do that. There are many good movies coming out this summer, but these ones are particularly noteworthy.   May 26 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tel...

Pets in Cars

Pets in Cars

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured

Many people enjoy bringing their pets along on errands. Although this can be fun, it can be dangerous for pets. Cars can be dangerous for animals and many places do not allow animals. This forces someone to leave their pet in the car. In the coming summer months, it is important to know what could h...

Rot and Ruin: A Zombie Fad Not Quite Dead

Rot and Ruin: A Zombie Fad Not Quite Dead

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

“There are moments that define a person's whole life. Moments in which everything they are and everything they may possibly become balance on a single decision. Life and death, hope and despair, victory and failure teeter precariously on the decision made at that moment. These are moments ungoverned by h...

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured

There was a typo in the first sentence. It has been revised and changed. All students in high school work for the final reward of a diploma. In Lincoln, Nebraska, the only requirements to obtain a GED are to accumulate 245 credit hours (certain areas of study require certain amount of credit hours)...

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