Banned Speech On Campus; Harmful or Helpful?

Banned Speech On Campus; Harmful or Helpful?

February 17, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

In the age of political correctness, there are many ideas that are perceived to be controversial. There will always be a large group on the positive side, the other group on the negative side and some in the middle. Living in America grants freedom, but how much can that freedom extend? When it comes ...

Lincoln attractions that’ll draw you in

Lincoln attractions that’ll draw you in

February 17, 2017


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If I had a dollar every time another teen complained about not being able to do anything in Lincoln, I’d be richer than Warren Buffett. Living in a relatively small city can get really boring, really fast. Of course there are a lot of fun activities to do, but they get repetitive, and eventually the...

Donald Trump’s Cabinet: Under-educated and Unqualified

Donald Trump’s Cabinet: Under-educated and Unqualified

February 15, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

During the course of the 2016 Presidential Election, many took note of the now President Donald Trump’s lack of political experience. Many voters however, interpreted Trump not being a politician as a positive attribute as it meant he was an “outsider” who would better reflect the interests of the c...

Haunted Locations In Lincoln, Nebraska

Haunted Locations In Lincoln, Nebraska

February 14, 2017


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Lincoln, Nebraska is considered a regular city with not a lot of activity. The main stereotype of Lincoln is that it is full of farmers and corn. Nebraska is ranked the 8th happiest state in America according to WalletHub. With the cliche of happy farmers, no one seems to ever think of Nebraska to b...

The Dark History of Valentine’s Day

The Dark History of Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2017


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Valentine’s Day. The day of love. Filled with roses, chocolate, and hearts. Little do people know, the origins are quite gruesome, despite being a tad inconclusive. One thing that is certain about the holiday of love is it came from ancient Rome and is in place to celebrate St. Valentine from the C...

The Impacts of Make-A-Wish

The Impacts of Make-A-Wish

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Featured

Make-A-Wish is a nonprofit organization based and established in the United States. Its goal is to be able to grant the wishes of kids with life-threatening medical conditions and to change their lives for the better. The wishes range over a wide spectrum and could go from sending the kid to an amusement...

The Art of Note-Taking

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Knowing how to take proper notes is not only a useful skill for high school, but also for any post-secondary education, such as college. The older you get, the less teachers will start to worry about what sort of information you are actually absorbing inside and outside of class. This is why a student...

10 Weirdest Sports

10 Weirdest Sports

February 13, 2017


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Many people love watching and participating in sporting events such as baseball, football, or volleyball. However, there are many sports people around the world do not even know exist. Sports that may seem strange but are many people’s favorite pastime. Sports such as Extreme Ironing and Zorbing ar...

Pickleball – No Pickles Needed

Pickleball – No Pickles Needed

February 13, 2017


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What is Pickleball? Pickleball is a game for anyone and for any age. Pickleball mixes tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The game can be played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton sized court and a slightly shorter net than a tennis net. It is played with a paddle and a slightly heavier and m...

So You Want to be a Musician

So You Want to be a Musician

February 12, 2017


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Violinist Sarah Chang, even at ten years old, rips through Pablo Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy. She plays the end of the final movement, filled with challenging double stops and sixteenth note arpeggios, at around 152 beats per minute with her eyes closed. Chang, now thirty-six years old and playing professi...

Bánh-derful Foods to Try

Bánh-derful Foods to Try

February 10, 2017


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Along North 27th Street in Lincoln is a string of Vietnamese grocery stores and restaurants. These restaurants serve many delicious meals, such as phở and grilled pork platters, but there is so much more to Vietnamese food that one may not find in these restaurants. While these dishes may be underrated,...

Am I your type?

Am I your type?

February 9, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Featured

Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the United States, adding up to 13.6 million units each year. Donors are needed each and every day, and LNE Student Council works vigorously to contribute to this number. Student Council has been putting on multiple blood drives each ...

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