Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: A Review

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: A Review

February 9, 2017


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“I got to thinking that poems were like people. Some people you got right off the bat. Some people you just didn't get--and never would get.” -Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe   Stories live inside us. Each person is affected differently ...

5 Shows to watch on Netflix

5 Shows to watch on Netflix

February 8, 2017


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With 70% of users binge-watching their shows, Netflix has become one of the most well-known sources of entertainment in today’s society. The company was started in 1997 by two entrepreneurs, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph. Their company specialized in DVD by mail when the business first took off. It ...

LNE Wrestlers are Relentless

LNE Wrestlers are Relentless

February 8, 2017


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The LNE Wrestling team was established in 1941. Just by walking into the room, one can tell the team is based on a history of success. The room is filled with state medalist posters, state champion’s names, individual wrestler goals, and plaques of successful wrestlers. This year, the team is wor...

The Normalization of Cultural Appropriation

The Normalization of Cultural Appropriation

February 8, 2017


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Cultural appropriation has been a Popular topic lately. Maisha Z Johnson, a pop culture researcher, defines cultural appropriation as “a power dynamic in which members of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant group.” Thi...

Vaccines: A Dose of Reality

Vaccines: A Dose of Reality

February 8, 2017


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Vaccines are considered the best defense against serious, preventable, and sometimes deadly contagious diseases. They are also some of the safest medical products available, at least according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. However, despite the overwhelming amount of official websites fr...

Things I Wish I Knew as a Junior

Things I Wish I Knew as a Junior

February 7, 2017


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NUMBER ONE - You don’t know everything! I know that some of the tips I am about to give you are going to sound redundant, but listen to them! I wish I had someone in my corner feeding me this information when I was a junior. I also know when teachers say these things, it can be difficult to take t...

LNE Students’ Thoughts On The Presidential Inauguration

LNE Students’ Thoughts On The Presidential Inauguration

February 3, 2017


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The presidential election of 2016 was arguably the most controversial in American history. Supporters of liberalism and conservatism came together to vote for their respective presidential nominees. Donald Trump was the presiding winner of the election, granting him the ability to be the star of the ...

The Monster in Our Schools: Pressure and Competition

The Monster in Our Schools: Pressure and Competition

February 3, 2017


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Pressure and competition are great sources of diversity and success, but can they also be extremely harmful? A quick glance into the life of a high school student proves this to be true. Pressure from all possible sides attack high school students in the attempt to make a sparkling diamond, but inste...

LNE Learns About Immigration

LNE Learns About Immigration

January 24, 2017


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An LNE field trip to UNL occurred on September 27th. The field trip was to the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture about Immigration. Ms. Schlake, LNE Spanish teacher, was the teacher who supervised the trip. The lecture began at 7:30pm but before Pete Ricketts, Nebraskan Governor, presented ...

Dior Showcases Feminism in Debut Fashion Show

Dior Showcases Feminism in Debut Fashion Show

January 24, 2017


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Feminism is a very controversial movement. That still didn't stop Grazia Chiuri, Dior's first-female creative designer, at her debut catwalk for Dior´s Spring 2017 fashion line. The designer made a bold statement by sending a model down the runway with a shirt that had ¨We Should All Be Feminists¨ writ...

The Many Faces of Santa Claus

The Many Faces of Santa Claus

January 10, 2017


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Looking out the window with a cup of hot cocoa in your hand, you see fluffy snow blanketing the frozen ground. Decorations for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and many more are scattered about diligently. With this much diversity in our world, it makes one wonder how everyone can find similar joy during th...

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016


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It’s not easy to live a healthy lifestyle, especially for high school students. Most high school students are constantly bombarded with school work, activities, and jobs. And amongst the hectic busyness, it could be easy for someone to forget to eat a proper meal or get in some exercise. It’s a ...

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