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Natalie Hill, Lifestyle Editor | February 14, 2024

As I trudged through the biting cold, my fingers growing more numb with each step, I questioned my sanity. With my breath visible in front of me, my mind raced with thoughts of whether anything could be worth enduring this cold. However, I courageously continued my trek with only one goal in mind: macaroni and cheese. I was on a mission to find the best comfort-food-fast-food hybrid in Omaha, and...

Matthew Um, Staff Writer | February 14, 2024

Anyone who has ever seen the 1984 movie The Karate Kid or its successor series Cobra Kai knows that martial arts is no joke. Delving into this disciplined world is Senior Aydin Larsen, who has dedicated most of his life to mastering the art. “I am involved in an art called Taijutsu that is a self defense class, and Jiu Jitsu,” Larsen said. These are both different forms of Mixed Martial Arts...

Teagan Lynch, Editor-In-Chief | February 14, 2024

Winter: the season of sparkly snow, marshmallow-topped hot chocolate, cozy nights by the fireplace, and, perhaps most notably, painfully chapped lips. In order to fend off this problem, I have tried numerous different products, from lip gloss to chapstick to lip oil. In addition to my collection of the latter, I decided to try some of the most popular lip balms on the market today. When assessing...

Prisha Sabherwal, Online Editor | December 12, 2023

In the dim light over his head, he sat hunched over his cluttered desk, lost in the sketches of his upcoming creative piece. The soft hum of his creativity blended with the silence of his bedroom as he crafted the threads of his vision into pixels. Each drawing represented something. With every click, he wasn’t just designing a shirt; he was weaving the fabric of his brand, stitching together dreams...

Teagan Lynch, Editor-in-Chief | December 12, 2023

Under the lights, athletes perform for the fans in the stands. However, behind the lights, stands a crew that brings it all to the screen. With quick wit, technology skills beyond compare, and a bond to bring it all together, the five MN sportscast members bring game streams to life and ensure that no sport is left behind. The broadcasting group went live three years ago and has avoided dead air...

Cecelia Vlieger, Staff Writer | December 12, 2023

As  snow falls on our patience; with smooth hot chocolate brazing our lips, we slowly cruise around Omaha looking for the picture-perfect attraction that captivates everyone, leaving them in awe. With the holiday season approaching, everyone wants to find out where the perfect festive lights are. So you no longer have to face the danger of the wretched cold only to find subpar lights, here are the...

Matthew Um, Staff Writer | October 30, 2023

This year, Disney remade yet another classic animated movie, The Little Mermaid, in live-action. But ask anyone, and they will argue that the 1989 animated original is better. What’s happening? Flash back to a generation ago. In 2007, the Walt Disney Company decided they wanted to try something relatively new. Picking up an old classic, they reimagined it and turned it around into a shiny new product. Alice...

Sarah Robey, Staff Writer | October 30, 2023

Sitting criss-cross applesauce on the floor, you are taken back to being a little kid, eager to listen to the day’s read-aloud book. Your teacher starts reading a class favorite: The Day the Crayons Quit. Page by page, the class gets more invested in the story and as the book finally comes to an end, students are begging for the teacher to read another. This was a core childhood memory for many current...

Mia Castro, News Editor | October 30, 2023

Wailing and screaming, Chris Dunn’s son, Nolan Dunn, struggles against the insulin syringe and needle approaching his soft skin. He kicks and fights against her firm grip and she wishes more than anything she didn’t have to do this; this is her least favorite part of the day. Her son, freshly two years old, has just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, bringing along the new responsibility of...

Callie Menke, Sports Editor | October 30, 2023

Did you know teachers actually have lives outside of school? I know, shockingly they all actually have their own hobbies and things they like to do. But have you ever thought about what the cool teachers with band posters in their classrooms and guitars by their desks do? Well, I bet you’d never guess they’re in a band. French teacher Ryan Foehlinger happens to be one of these cool teachers...