Solidarity for sale: Big business makes oppression a profit

NetworkStaffEditorial It’s all for the cause, right? That’s what we consumers are led to believe as we buy the tenth item with a BLM fist plastered on the front. But the hard truth is, many of these types of merchandise are sold to boost the image of big businesses and diminish the meaning of the… Read More Solidarity for sale: Big business makes oppression a profit

@OmahaMarian Makes a Statement

NaomiDelkamiller Marian’s first public statement regarding race after the death of George Floyd was a controversial start. The June 2 Instagram post made by @omahamarian featured a student-made mural from Feb. 7, which was created in honor of Black History Month. Marian’s president, Mary Higgins, said the intent of the post was to “authentically express… Read More @OmahaMarian Makes a Statement

What Some Students are Seeking: Action, Awareness, A Seat at the Table

NaomiDelkamiller   By expressing specific needs to administrative members, Marian girls have the opportunity to proactively transform the school’s trajectory moving forward. In June 2020, dozens of students opened up about their personal experiences as a member of a minority community at a majority white school. Some collective struggles shared by these individuals include a… Read More What Some Students are Seeking: Action, Awareness, A Seat at the Table

Activism at Marian: How Marian Girls are Finding Solutions to Difficult Problems

FrannieCihunka This summer, the video of George Floyd’s death rocked the U.S and sparked a revolution set on ending the systemic racism in the country. Communities across the country have shown their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and Marian was no exception. Many students used their voices to contribute to the movement through social media, through protesting,… Read More Activism at Marian: How Marian Girls are Finding Solutions to Difficult Problems