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Clinging to the Railing

Clinging to the Railing

Joey Schafer, Junior Reporter

May 17, 2020

A Press Dispatch From the Wall of the Rink Squeeeeeak. A kid with thick glasses slams into a thick wooden railing on the edge of the roller rink. It is 1982, Time’s Man of the Year is The Computer, E.T. was just released, and most importantly, the Skate Land skating rink has opened in Omaha.  ...

I Watched the bad Netflix Originals so you don’t have to

Nora Rai, Sophomore Reporter

May 14, 2020

Netflix has had some major production hits in the past few years. Movies such as To The Bone, Set it Up, and Bird Box, all recieved decent ratings and a large audience. Netflix was even able to enter the Academy with movies like Roma, Marriage Story, and The Irishman. However, although Netflix has had...

These Puzzling Times…

These Puzzling Times...

Emma LeDent, Sophomore Reporter

May 11, 2020

If quarantine has done one thing to me, it has brought out my inner 80-year-old grandmother. The best example of this is the emergence of my puzzling addiction.  It all started when my mother brought home a Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker puzzle from Target. It was 1,000 pieces, and she thought it would be the solution to my boredom. Little did she know...

QuaranTrends

QuaranTrends

Ally Schilmoeller, Senior Design Editor

May 9, 2020

As we all know, quarantine can be mind numbingly boring. It gives us the free-time we all thought we needed. Now that I have all this free time I can’t seem to think of anything to do. All I can think of is how much I miss my friends and all the fun things I would have been doing right now. My screen...

Pandemic Positivity

Pandemic Positivity

Calli Gregory, Senior Design Editor

May 7, 2020

There are a lot of terrible things that Covid-19 has resulted in, however the number of positives that have come from this global pandemic is something worth recognizing.  As a Starbucks barista, I often experience the parts of the job that go unseen: spilt drinks, sassy customers, and messed up o...

COVID-19 Found Dead After Celebrity Cover of Imagine

COVID-19 Found Dead After Celebrity Cover of Imagine

Nora Rai, Sophomore Reporter

March 29, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has affected everyone and their ways of living. Death tolls are rising, schools are closing, airlines have become abandoned. The virus has even led to California, New York, and Illinois forcing a statewide quarantine. But while Corona seems to be destroying the concept of a normal life, H...

20/20 Vision

Joey Schafer, Junior Reporter

March 17, 2020

Much to the chagrin of “Moderate Democrats,” Bernie Sanders won Nevada, also anointing him with the “Triple Crown”, winning the Iowa caucus,--though Pete Buttigieg did try to claim victory before a single vote had been tabulated--the New Hampshire Primary, and now the Nevada Caucuses. If the...

Country for a Cause

Country for a Cause

Cambri Rolfes, Junior Reporter

March 17, 2020

February 29, 2020, Dierks Bentley headlined a leap year show at the CHI Health Center, nearly exactly one year after he was last in Omaha, but something this time was different. Bentley, along with openers Hardy and Gabby Barrett, was brought to town by Woodhouse as a part of their Backpack Program ...

I AM Okay With This

I AM Okay With This

Nora Rai, Sophomore Reporter

March 2, 2020

Netflix has released yet another coming-of-age teenage superhero TV show. This time it follows Sydney Novak, a 17 year old girl dealing with a bundle of emotions after her dad’s suicide. I Am Not Okay With This was released this Thursday, featuring Sophia Lillis as the main character, Sydney. The sho...

Speaking Towards Sanity

Mila Skrivan, Junior Reporter

March 1, 2020

I’d be naïve to believe that therapy will solve all my problems. But over these past few years, I’ve found that talking to someone on a biweekly basis keeps me somewhat sane.  Therapy isn’t always easy; it can be time consuming, mentally draining, and overwhelming at times. Sometimes you ne...

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