Reduce, reuse, recycle trends?

LivBirnstihl With every new decade comes a wave of trends and style choices unlike anything seen before. From accessories to various articles of clothing, the concept of “fashion” is ever changing. That being said, is “new” fashion ever really new? With the recent social media revolution making it easy to spread information and communicate efficiently, […]

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Own your ‘Hot Girl Summer’ all year long

Opinion by MelinaPiperis With life in Omaha returning to normal, I designated the summer of 2021 my Hot Girl Summer. This title, however, was not of my creation.  In August of 2019, rapper and songwriter Megan Thee Stallion released “Hot Girl Summer,” a single featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign. While the song itself […]

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Mental health over medals, Olympic gymnast teaches powerful lesson

Opinion by AnnaRasgorshek  Content warning: This story briefly mentions sexual abuse Simone Biles left the Olympic floor after a scary case of the “twisties” on vault.  “The twisties”—When your brain and body disconnect, you suddenly do not know where you are in mid-air. The twisties are incredibly dangerous for gymnasts—especially Biles, who is performing at […]

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Bluvas earns scholarships for future as Distinguished Young Woman

FionaGautschi As students spend hours scouring the internet for scholarship opportunities, there are many local and national programs to aid in covering costs for education. Senior Abigail Bluvas was able to earn scholarships and learn valuable skills through the Distinguished Young Women Program. Bluvas initially found out about the program through her friend Hanna Pohlman […]

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Money, Crypto, and You

ElizaTurco Cash really is worthless. The federal reserve estimates every $1 bill costs only 6.2 cents to print. A briefcase full of 100k, like in the movies, would only have $6,200 worth of linen. And if you tore it up, even a little, you’d have nothing. Yet, if that briefcase contained a stainless steel frame […]

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