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… Read More Sophomore family comes together to celebrate Kwanzaa

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.… Read More America’s pastime disregards American history

Divided districts segregate Omaha, decrease opportunities, experiences

GaeaKaan Nearly 72 percent of Americans end up staying in or near the city they grew up in, meaning around 480 girls currently attending Marian will theoretically end up settling in Omaha. However, not only does our city matter, but the location within the city where we grow up matters, too. The cultural environment throughout… Read More Divided districts segregate Omaha, decrease opportunities, experiences

Omaha Summer Events Schedules Feels Heat from Coronavirus

JessicaBrusnahan Baseball and swimming: two summer essentials, both put on hold. This summer was about to be another busy one. Every four years Omaha becomes a sports hotspot, with the College World Series (CWS) and the Olympic Swim Trials both set to start in late June. Thousands of dollars in revenue flow in, from event… Read More Omaha Summer Events Schedules Feels Heat from Coronavirus

2020 Women’s March brings community together

Commentary By J1 Reporter Rachel Achola “You see how smart women are, how capable they are and how innovative they are. It makes you wonder why we aren’t given the same treatment and eligibility as men in this world,” junior Tory Roubidoux said. International Women’s Day was on March 8, and the Omaha community celebrated… Read More 2020 Women’s March brings community together