‘A Family Affair’ Captures the Boundless Creativity of Cretan Music

By J1 Reporter Melina Piperis Atop a misty mountain in the Mediterranean, sunshine greets the village of Anogeia. A herd of sheep ambles along the rocky terrain, while birds glide across the morning sky. The deep hum of a lauto is steady and strong, as the melodic lyra joins to recite a familiar tune. Hand […]

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Expanding your horizons: Zaika Indian Cuisine on 141st and West Center Rd.

Review by Mia Dunker Zaika Indian Cuisine is a locally-owned Indian restaurant on 141st and West Center Rd. Their website says their mission is to, “provide fresh, healthy, nutritious and great tasting food at reasonable prices in a clean, friendly and convenient environment,” and I wanted to put that to the test.  Full disclosure, I […]

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Staffers try new ethnic cuisine around Omaha: Okra African Grill on 72nd & Pacific

SophiaVirgillito & GraceVirgillito Twin staffers Grace and Sophia Virgillito decided to challenge their taste buds on a new adventure. Coming from an Italian family and a cultural-food-loving dad, we’ve eaten a variety of foods. Our household enjoys a Saturday dinner of Mexican, Italian, Korean, Greek, Thai or Chinese food.  Whether this is going out to […]

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‘Ratched’ showcases the worst of human nature

QuinnFindley In September, the lead writer of “American Horror Story,” Ryan Murphy, released his most recent masterpiece, “Ratched,” on Netflix. The eight-episode season contains an elegant drama style filled with suspense that’s native to classic horror movies, and guaranteed to keep you at the edge of your seat. From the late 1960s setting and nostalgic […]

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‘American Horror Story’ is Dante’s ‘Inferno’

GaeaKaan “American Horror Story” (AHS) is a television series directed by Ryan Murphy, taking the audience to a new timeline with each new 10+ episode-long season. With each season comes new mysteries and scares; however, Murphy brilliantly finds small details to tie each season into the next, allowing the audience to put together the puzzle […]

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