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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Dr. Mae Jemison defies gravity, expectations, and societal standards

ElleianaGreen Established in 1975 in the basement of a local church, Girls Inc. began its mission of empowering young girls. Every year, Girls Inc. hosts a Lunch for the Girls to raise money to continue their mission. In past years, powerful women have keynoted the luncheon, including Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai and Chelsea Clinton. On […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month uplifts traditions

ElleianaGreen Empathy is the ability to walk in someone else’s shoes and attempt to see the world through a different lens. No two people look the same, share the same story, or live the same life, but this doesn’t stop human beings from forming connections. Sept. 15 marked the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage month, […]

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Suicide prevention month promotes awareness and increases support

AshleyJohanek Now is the time to advocate for suicide prevention. Suicide claims more than 48,500 American lives each year making it the tenth leading cause of death according to the CDC. To narrow that even further, between the ages of 15 to 24, it becomes the second leading cause of death globally. Despite the devastating […]

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