Sophomore family comes together to celebrate Kwanzaa

EliseMoulton Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African American history and coming together as a community as brothers and sisters. Kwanzaa became a cultural tradition after the Watts Riots in Los Angeles, California in 1965. Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Black Studies at California State University, created Kwanzaa after witnessing the disheartening violence in […]

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Operation Others represents holiday season, shares with families in need

AshleyJohanek Since 1967, students in the Omaha area have come together to raise money and necessities to support and provide for families in need. The Omaha parochial high schools gather each year and prepare for the holiday season. “You get so much satisfaction and joy knowing that you’re directly helping those in need in your […]

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NCYC inspires FIAT with new ideas, deepens faith

ElizabethMonzu The National Catholic Youth Conference, or NCYC, was one of the only things that the world did not have to miss last year. That’s because it has been hosted every other year, every odd year, since 1983. NCYC lasts three days and their mission is “to support and strengthen those who accompany young people […]

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America’s pastime disregards American history

AnnaRasgorshek In the 2021 World Series championship game between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros, shortstop Dansby Swanson connected with first baseman Freddie Freeman to make the winning out. The Braves held their trophy high, celebrating their first national championship in 26 years. But their celebration left a sour taste in the mouths of many. […]

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The lunatics have taken over the asylum, and now the government

Opinion by QuinnFindley This weekend, I was listening to a song by Fun Boy Three, an 80’s alternative band, called “The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum).” But the title of this song wasn’t coined by the band, it’s actually a well-known phrase that exposes a situation in which those in authority are incapable of […]

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