Row the boat: an unusual sport for a Midwestern state

Sports Commentary by SarahCronin In a state known for its fields of corn, rowing is not the first sport that comes to mind when one thinks of Nebraska. The Omaha Rowing Association is the only junior rowing club in the state. Three of the 7 team members are current Marian students, sophomore Kathleen Maguire, junior […]

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Students, staff work together to raise money

By J1 Reporter Rylee Gregg A variety of people in the Marian community participate in Walk-A-Thon and the Advancement-led fundraisers, but few know how they actually compare. Walk-A-Thon is well-known as Marian’s only student-led fundraiser, which means that the students of Marian do all the organizing and fundraising for the event. This year, more than […]

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Impact of weird wacky bake sale items

By J1 Reporter Lily Dugan  When a person hears the word, “bake sale” a normal thought would be of brownies and cookies, but not at Marian. Over the years the bake sale goodies have become crazier and crazier.  With the increase of the competitive attitude during Walk-A-Thon (WAT), comes an increase for new items in […]

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Two-time theme of Color WAT could be here to stay

By J1 Reporter Maddie Genoways Despite all the intense showering and parking lot sweeping of Color Walk-A-Thon (WAT) 2017, Student Board brought back the colorful theme for a second run in 2019. However, many students are left questioning the repeated theme.  “I think the theme was fun freshman year, but [the junior class] has only had […]

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Homeroom teachers motivate students during WAT season

By J1 Reporter Mia Dunker When thinking of Walk-A-Thon (WAT), people tend to think of how students fundraise, but there are other people who are with them every step of the way — homeroom teachers. Where do they fit in during WAT season? Some homeroom teachers and students shared their opinions. According to Spanish teacher […]

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