Pandemic provides new perspective on makeup

MiaDunker In the full year since the COVID-19 pandemic started, many of us have been forced to reconsider how we view the things most important to us and how we view ourselves. It seems like throughout quarantine, there have been countless trends on social media of people using their free time to explore or revisit […]

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The summer the world grew up and so did I

NatalieCusick I’ll always remember the summer of 2020 as the summer I became an adult. I was soon to turn 18 and vote in my first election, but I was forced into adulthood months before I would register to vote. But I think the whole world was forced to grow up.  All of a sudden […]

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Separation brought out the best in relationships with sisters

JessicaBrusnahan If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: the middle child is the most underrated person in a family. On this stance I won’t waver. Middle children have to juggle the superiority complex of their older sibling(s) with the unruly, stubborn mindsets of their younger siblings. In simpler terms, being a […]

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Petroleum demand, proposed Keystone XL Pipeline concern Nebraska farmers

SophiaVirgillito In an attempt to save the environment, protect natural habitats as well as Midwestern farms and reduce air pollution, plans for the Keystone XL, an expansion of the current Keystone Pipeline, have been canceled by President Joe Biden.  The existing Keystone Pipeline travels from Alberta, Canada to Elm Creek, Canada, then south into the […]

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Marian’s Momentum choir stays strong through a turbulent season

FrannieCihunka The COVID-19 pandemic took many things from the world this year. However, when Marian girls returned to school, many athletes were lucky enough to keep a semi-full season. The musical even returned for the spring. Unfortunately, the Marian Momentum show choir did not have that chance. Most years, the choir goes to four to […]

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