MNHS Online

Morgan McCormack, News Editor | February 7, 2021

How did Mark Zuckerberg, build grossly popular websites and apps that just make us keep tapping and scrolling? The simple answer is through algorithms. People like Zuckerberg and Systrom used a system of instructions to create the fundamentals of their sites. However, that is only how they built the structure of the site, not popularity.  The beginnings of Google is a good example both of the use...

Mahika Kanchanam, Staff Writer | February 7, 2021

Everyone has their highs and their lows throughout their life. At our lows the connections we have and make with others can help us get through hard times. Author and social media strategist, Anne-Sophie Reinhardt was struggling through an undiagnosed eating disorder years ago. At a time when she felt like giving up, she stumbled upon a podcast through social media. She quickly made new friends online,...

Isa Luzarraga, Editor-in-Cheif | February 7, 2021

Obsessively refreshing their Twitter feeds, Americans scanned their screens for more than four days after the presidential election. Following the announcement of former Vice President Joe Biden’s projected win on Nov. 7, President Donald Trump launched tweets to his 88.5 million followers declaring he won the presidency and the Democratic party was attempting to “steal the vote”. Trump’s...

Deeksha Shridher, Staff Writer | February 5, 2021

  Even though students have spent much of this past year bored at home, it isn’t difficult  for us to feel a little homesick. Whether it’s watching decade-old Disney movies, snacking away on our favorite foods from our childhood, or even simply poring over hundreds of baby photos, it’s easy to feel nostalgic about our childhoods and the years of our lives that have gone by in the blink...

Ever Loveridge , Staff Writer | February 5, 2021

The song “The House that Built Me” by Miranda Lambert is a popular country song that causes the listener to reminisce on tender memories of  their childhood. In this song, she remembers the places, people and things that were around her as she grew up. She takes the listener on their own walk down memory lane as so many things of childhood are universal to us all. Just like Lambert is longing...

Cooper Piercy, Staff Writer | February 5, 2021

Road work ahead. Say that phrase to anyone over the age of 25, and they may correlate it with the orange, diamond shaped sign that bears those exact words.  However, say those three words to anyone younger, and like clock-work, they’ll finish the vine, one any given high schooler likely already knows. And with that single engrained memory, comes the flashback of an entire era. Nostalgia is...

From tweet to street

Sidney Anderson, Opinions Editor | October 10, 2020

3.8 billion. It’s hard to imagine that half of the world’s population is affected by Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Nothing else touches that many people globally.  On May 25, George Floyd’s last breath was seen across a nation. With social media in the hands of many, the word was spread of another unjust death in the black community. Black Lives Matter or BLM was once again trending...

Lily Taylor, Sports Editor | October 10, 2020

As a district, MPS guarantees each student will demonstrate character, knowledge, and skills required to succeed. While education-wise students are prepared for success in college, when confronted with societal issues previous alumni feel their Millard education has put them at a disadvantage.  “Since our graduation, each of us has confronted a reality that our MPS education did not prepare us...

Diversifying Narratives

Sneha Selvaraj, Staff Writer | October 10, 2020

When sophomore Sarah Qaud heard the topic of Islam being brought up in her AP Human Geography class, she braced herself, ready to hear the stereotypes she faced so often. She was instead surprised to hear her teacher call out the false portrayal of Muslims in the media. After years of seeing her religion taught in a negative light, she was relieved to hear her teacher speak from an unbiased perspective.   MPS...

Shruti Chada, Staff Writer | March 23, 2020

Walking into the passageway is like looking into an aesthetic pinterest board. The twinkling fairy lights, plants draped all along the railings, and skylight all contribute to the image. Art galleries and small local restaurants are prevalent in the Old Market Passageway, and the music from street musicians outside makes it a perfect example of the beauty that Omaha offers.  “I really enjoy [the...