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Family, Food, and La Festa

Family, Food, and La Festa

  By Olivia Bertino, Web/Section editor   Come Labor Day weekend, the American Italian Heritage Society (AIHS) hosts one of Omaha’s biggest cultural displays. For 33 years the society has put on this event entitled “La Festa” in honor of Omaha’s Italian...
Students tackle technology

Students tackle technology

Daniela Asplin, reporter        Technology is at the forefront of today’s society, so knowing how it functions is a game changer. Computers control a huge part of daily life: storing data, calculating equations, and even maintaining a heartbeat in...
Where in the World: South Africa, Africa

Where in the World: South Africa, Africa

  By Olivia Bertino, Web/Section editor   South Africa, Africa: Approximately 34 million orphans live in Africa. HIV/AIDS dominates the lives of 11 million of those children. Rosie Mashale takes care of hundreds of Cape Town orphans, housing a grand total of...
Editor’s Column

Editor’s Column

By: Cassie Moore, Editor-In-Chief When the light flicked green and the white Civic in my rear view mirror jolted into my back bumper, all I could do was shout the f-word at the top of my lungs.   Swim practice had been killer.   Four sets of eight 200 IMs....
Serving a greater purpose

Serving a greater purpose

       By Paige Girardot, reporter   Fifth grade Julia approached the hospital for the first time as overjoyed Rwandan children crowded the van, screaming mzungu (white person) as they neared. For many of these children, it was the first...