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Ending Senior Year

May 23, 2020

Closure. It’s something we all strive for; it helps us get to the acceptance stage as we cycle through the five stages of grief. Whether it’s closure in a relationship or a job, a little bit is all we need. It is also s...

Dressed to the Nines, Tardies Under Ten

March 23, 2020

With dresses on display in stores and invitations already sent out, prom is approaching. On April 4, juniors and seniors will be done up and dancing at Baxter Arena. But with  the new Good Standing policy  this year, some upperc...

Fighting Sexism in STEM: an Uphill Battle

February 11, 2020

Walking through the halls during the first few weeks of 2020, our school faculty reflects a problematic discrepancy. While women are 52.3% of MN’s teachers, they are only 30% of our science teachers, and even worse, the STEM (scien...

Censorship aids smarter learning

November 22, 2019

Most of us are familiar with the restricted page in maroon on our laptops, and although it can be inconvenient at times, it is there to ensure everyone’s safety. MPS has been filtering Internet content prior to the One-to-One ...

Reaching for the sky…walk?

October 24, 2019

High school can be considered by most, the best and worst years of your life. Filled with highs soaring above Mount Everest to lows deeper than the Mariana Trench, it is one of the biggest milestones hit throughout your teenage yea...

Hard hat hardships

September 24, 2019

The fluorescent lights of Buell shine down on the sea of royal blue rolling in the stands. As the Mustangs stride on the field, the MN student section chants, “Go Big Blue!” There’s one person at the heart of it all....

“Canning” the recycling program

June 6, 2019

Blue recycling bins are in almost every classroom at MN. Although the bins seem to portray an environmentally positive school, this is not the whole truth. The 2,500+ students do not have the option of recycling at their school, a...

Breaking ACT tradition

June 6, 2019

Most people wouldn’t imagine that anything life-altering could take the form of three letters. However, for high school students everywhere, there are two words with three letters that can change everything: ACT. SAT. ACT an...

An all inclusive Valentine’s day

February 18, 2019

The fragrant, sweet scent of rose petals and chocolate wafts around you as the door opens. You are greeted by dainty, pink and red, crepe paper hearts hung from the ceilings. Your favorite restaurant, fully decked out for Valentine...

Safer schools, safer future

December 8, 2018

On Tues. Oct. 9, a student at Burke High School stabbed his girlfriend in the back multiple times. Then, he attempted suicide. The students had already felt on edge during the week, as rumors of a bomb threat flew around the s...

We’re all in this together

October 26, 2018

Tuesday Night Lights. The football is flying. Pompoms are shimmering. But, this isn’t your typical game. Powderpuff Football, an opportunity for the DECA team  to raise money for charity, has long been a part of our school. U...

POSITIVITY IS #BEKIND OF A BIG DEAL

September 18, 2018

By now, you’ve seen it everywhere- posters, t-shirts, and even your student ID. What is this phrase? #BeKind is Omaha’s new initiative to encourage kindness in schools. In the age of cyberbullying, “13 Reasons Why”, and social me...