Armed Forces Day

June 15, 2016

Armed Forces Day is a single day in May used to honor all of the men and women who serve in the military. Every military soldier that has been in the front lines has a story, but not all of them live to tell it. This Day is used to honor those who didn’t live to tell their stories. It’s to remem...

National Hamburger Month

National Hamburger Month

June 15, 2016

Start up your grill, because it is National Hamburger Month! May has always been a month of cookouts, mainly because of the nice weather and because Memorial Day weekend is towards the end of May. The term “hamburger” actually originated from Hamburg steak, which was was first recorded in 1884....

National Honesty Day is on April 30

National Honesty Day is on April 30

April 28, 2016

If you are like most people, you are sick and tired of all the dishonesty in the world. National Honesty Day is on Saturday April 30. It is meant to encourage honesty and straightforward communication in everyday life. It was established by Hirsh Goldberg who created it in part because of the fact Ap...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 25, 2016

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Every 107 seconds another American is sexually assaulted. The U.S. Department of Justice's National Crime Victimization survey confirms there's an average of 293,066 victims, ages twelve or older who are either raped or sexually assaulted each year. A survey ...

Soccer Pay Gap Brought Up Right Before Equal Pay Day

Soccer Pay Gap Brought Up Right Before Equal Pay Day

April 21, 2016

Soccer is a sport that has been played ever since 5000 B.C. The game's popularity has increased so much over the years. The sport is equally popular with both genders, but the equality ends there. The pay gap between the U.S.’s men and women’s soccer teams is outstanding. It always has been, but when a...

Brussels Bombing

Brussels Bombing

April 15, 2016

There have been many ISIS terrorist attacks recently such as the Lahore bombing in Pakistan and the Istanbul bombing. Brussels, Belgium, was attacked on March 23. The bombing occurred at the Brussels International Airport. There were five terrorists involved in the attack. Thirty one innocent civilians ...

New Nebraska License Plates

New Nebraska License Plates

April 8, 2016

The new Nebraska license plate was unveiled at a news conference Tuesday, March 22 with the Nebraska sower front and center. Upon the unveiling the design received ridicule from the Nebraskan citizens. According to 10/11 news, the sower on the new license plate portrays the “Michigan Sower” that ...

Apple Releases The iPhone SE

Apple Releases The iPhone SE

April 1, 2016

Apple announced the new iPhone that gave many Apple-owners deja vu. The new iPhone titled iPhone SE is much smaller than the last iPhones released which were the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The announcement about the new iPhone was given on March 21 in Cupertino, and it left a lot of apple custome...

FBI Wants Apple To Hack iPhone

FBI Wants Apple To Hack iPhone

March 23, 2016

On December 2, 2015 there was a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. Fourteen people were killed and twenty two people were severely injured. The shooter's were then shot by the police. The FBI asked the Apple company to hack the shooter's phone. Apple refuses to help the FBI acquire the infor...

LPS Teacher Appears on “The Voice”

LPS Teacher Appears on “The Voice”

March 17, 2016

Singing is a talent that not everyone has, but LPS employee Hannah Huston does. Huston a preschool teacher at Arnold Elementary School auditioned for the show The Voice late 2015.  The Voice is a televised singing contest aired on NBC where contestants sing to impress the four judges who then turn ...

Jeb Bush Withdraws From Presidential Campaign

Jeb Bush Withdraws From Presidential Campaign

March 15, 2016

Bush is a name the American people can easily relate to presidential elections. Jeb Bush, son of George H. W. Bush and brother of George W. Bush, ran in the 2016 presidential election on the Republican side just like both his father and brother. However, Jeb Bush withdrew his running in the presidentia...

Shooting in Hesston, Kansas

Shooting in Hesston, Kansas

March 3, 2016

On February 26, 2016 a shooting occurred in Hesston, Kansas. Hesston is a small, quiet town with a population of 3,736. Hesston Police responded when people reported a man shooting at civilian vehicles. Witnesses said the man shooting at the vehicles was using an assault style weapon. A short time...

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