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Skutt Catholic Junior Selected for Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Skutt Catholic Junior Selected for Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 -- Skutt Catholic Junior Patrick Slattery has been selected to participate in the Yale Young Global Scholars Program during the summer of 2018. The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that  consists of a pair two-week sessions at ...

Senator Deb Fischer Joins Senate Agriculture Committee

Senator Deb Fischer Joins Senate Agriculture Committee

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

January 11, 2018

Jan. 11, 2018 -- Senator Deb Fischer has reclaimed Nebraska’s seat on the Senate Agriculture Committee after Ben Sasse gave it up a year ago. The coverage gap marked the first time Nebraska didn't have a place on the committee for nearly half a century. “Agriculture is the backbone of Nebraska’s...

NBC Fires Matt Lauer

NBC Fires Matt Lauer

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

November 29, 2017

Nov. 29 – Making another addition to the growing list of public figures being accused of sexual harassment, Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC News. After an employee filed a complaint about sexual misconduct within the workplace, NBC terminated Matt Lauer’s employment. The complaint was filed...

Politics Today: Manafort, Gates, and Papadopoulos

Politics Today: Manafort, Gates, and Papadopoulos

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

October 30, 2017

Oct. 30, 2017 – The American political scene suffered a battering of startling developments in the early hours of Monday, October 30th. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates have both been indicted. Manafort and Gates had been heavily involved...

Trump Lifts Shipping Law for Hurricane Recovery in Puerto Rico

Trump Lifts Shipping Law for Hurricane Recovery in Puerto Rico

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

September 28, 2017

The Jones Act, a federal law that limits shipping by foreign vessels in the United States to preserve the interests of American shipbuilders, has has been lifted for 10 days. The act coincidentally makes shipping directly from the United States to Puerto Rico twice as expensive as it would be to ship...

Rivals Unite for Anthem

Rivals Unite for Anthem

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

August 30, 2017

Aug. 30, 2017 -- On Friday, September 1st, members of the Skutt Catholic choir department will join with members of Elkhorn South’s choir in singing the national anthem before the rival football game that evening. “With a little student hesitation, we were able to put things together,” Skutt...

Central Nebraskan Counties Experience Record Rainfall

Central Nebraskan Counties Experience Record Rainfall

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

August 17, 2017

Aug. 17, 2017 -- Several central Nebraskan counties are receiving up to seven inches of rain in record breaking weather patterns. Heavy rain on Tuesday night left residents of Butler, Polk, Nance, Custer, Logan, Hall, Adams, and Holt Counties waking up to flooding and damaged crops. Custer Count...

Yiayia Olymbia: Cooking Memories With My Greek Grandmother

Yiayia Olymbia: Cooking Memories With My Greek Grandmother

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

May 15, 2017

My childhood was sitting on the floor with her by my side. She'd peel grapes, I'd pop them in my mouth like a little bird. I'd smell the flowers in the fabrics of her floral print homemade dresses, thinking the scent of her perfume was the scent of the silken petals on her clothing. I'm taking...

Annual Epidemic Plagues Skutt Catholic

Annual Epidemic Plagues Skutt Catholic

April 24, 2017

Senioritis runs rampant in the halls of Skutt Catholic, leaving in its wake widespread lack of motivation and effort. This year's strain carries a new virus, afflicting much younger students with early onset Senioritis. The problem only continues to grow as the temperature rises and SkyHawks begin to...

SlamHawk Season

SlamHawk Season

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

March 27, 2017

Skutt Catholic’s very own Louder Than a Bomb poetry team is back. They returned from their first bout on Monday, March 20th, with a first place title. Over 60 Skutt Catholic students showed up to the UNO Thompson Alumni center to witness the SlamHawks successful return to the microphones. A...

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

February 14, 2017

Winter's blustering wind is slowly giving way to the breeze of spring, and love is in the air. Here are some nice places to slay this holiday with your bae, or even visit alone and treat yourself. The Diner If breakfast-time is your jam, The Diner in the Old Market is always good. Besides having fantastic comfort f...

Omaha Classics Destroyed by Gas Fire Intend to Rebuild

Omaha Classics Destroyed by Gas Fire Intend to Rebuild

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

January 23, 2017

When the building at the corner of Harney and South 11th Street went up in flames on January 9, 2016, few saw a tangible future for Omaha's Old Market classics, M’s Pub (est. 1987) and Nouvelle Eve (est. 1973). Around a year later, however, new light shines onto this case. Renovations to rebuild...

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