Veterans honored at LNK airport

Veterans honored at LNK airport

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

Vietnam veterans from Nebraska were honored on Sunday night when they arrived back from Washington at the LNK airport with thousands waiting for their arrival. Four flights were coming back from Washington on Sunday, totaling over 650 veterans. The reason for these veterans taking this trip was to commem...

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

Article Correction: The Fight with Failure

May 16, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, 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)...

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

May 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Animals in captivity are nowhere near new to the controversial backlash handed out by pet lovers. SeaWorld has been the target of animal activists since its doors opened in 1964. The specific animal under concern at SeaWorld are their killer whales, also known as orcas. Blackfish is a documentary tha...

McDonald’s New Uniforms

McDonald’s New Uniforms

May 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

McDonald’s has been around for over 60 years. People can spot the golden arches from miles away and smell the grease pouring out of the restaurants. People nowadays are all too familiar with the ways of McDonald’s, and this well-known restaurant started to notice. On April 12, 2017, as a way to mo...

Social media abuse brings about concern

Social media abuse brings about concern

May 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Social Media’s presence is becoming more and more important to teens and young adults today. Teens often rely on social media to stay connected with the outside world. This, however, can cause serious consequences, some of which are listed below.   Body Dysmorphia Body Dysmorphia is chara...

Tips to Sketchbook Success

Tips to Sketchbook Success

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

What many people do not realize is that artists practice their skills, too. Many artists choose to do so by filling sketchbooks. The contents of a sketchbook may or may not see the light of day, but some artists will still worry about how their sketches look. Do not fret, for looking artsy often takes ...

Looking Ahead with Tarot

Looking Ahead with Tarot

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured, Op-Ed

Throughout history people have looked for a way to see one’s future. Why wonder about the future when you can know what is to come? Various forms of divination have surfaced, but many people are often sceptical of these methods. Take tarot for example: a deck of 78 cards used as means of fortune-telli...

Picture This: On Photo Editing

Picture This: On Photo Editing

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured, Photo Galleries

Most photos published in media undergo post-processing. But if done correctly, editing can go unnoticed (for the most part). To demonstrate, this photo will be edited with a step-by-step explanation: This photo of our newspaper staff was the best option out of all the photos taken. However, the mask in the background is d...

United Airlines incident

United Airlines incident

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

On Sunday, a man was dragged off an airplane by police officers at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport when he refused to give up his seat on a flight to Louisville, Kentucky. The man who was dragged off the plane was earlier selected at random to have to give up his seat to make room since th...

Simple Tips to Learn a New Language

Simple Tips to Learn a New Language

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Learning a new language can be hard, and even after three or four years of taking a foreign language class in high school, it often does not feel as if the skill has stuck. But what else can you do? Popular foreign language tools such as Rosetta Stone are quite expensive, but with a bit of determinatio...

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day, formerly known as “International Working Women's Day”, was earlier this year on March 8. And for numerous reasons this year, the day holds a lot more importance for women, especially across the U.S. According to the International Women’s Day official website, Inter...

The Many Sides of YouTube

The Many Sides of YouTube

March 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

Today entertainment is available at the touch of a button. One of the quickest forms of entertainment available is YouTube, an American video-sharing website. Without the need for an account, YouTube puts content from the latest music videos around the world to everyone’s favorite cat videos at the eas...

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