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The End of an Era

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

May 15, 2019

Working at a cinema, I watch a lot of movies. Sorry, movie credits. I watch a lot of movie credits. Here’s the best of ‘em.   Incredibles 2 The Incredibles is known for its lovable characters, dynamic soundtrack, and pessimistic take on Randian philosophy. Naturally, the end credit...

Water, Explained

Water, Explained

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

March 18, 2019

Water (or, as nerds call it, H20) is quite literally the reason I’m alive. I don’t know where I’d be without it. But, all drinkers of water worth their salt (no pun intended) know that not all variants of this life-giving liquid are created equal.   Dasani Dasani water reminds me of th...

“Searching” Defies Expectations

“Searching” Defies Expectations

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

March 18, 2019

A warning for everyone thinking about seeing this film: the entire movie is shown through the screen of a desktop computer. I was made aware of this shortly before viewing, but if I hadn’t been told I would not have understood what was going on. Even with this knowledge, it took awhile to get used it. ...

Senior Retreat Impacts

Senior Retreat Impacts

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

March 18, 2019

Monday, September 20, 2019 — the senior class attended their final retreat at Skutt Catholic. Upon arrival at the faux western town that would serve as a host for the next 11 hours, the seniors were escorted into a gymnasium where they were put into small groups and completed the first of many tea...

Minority Rule

Minority Rule

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

November 7, 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 7th — The 2018 midterm election was one of the most influential in the modern era. The Democrats took the House, while the Republicans kept the Senate. In Nebraska, all House and Senate seats, as well as the governorship, went to the incumbents. Initiative 427, the initiative to expand...

Infinite Campus Hacked

Infinite Campus Hacked

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

September 25, 2018

Monday, 24 September — Infinite Campus has been under attack since Monday, 17 September by an unknown assailant. The company released a statement, claiming their data centers are “frequently under attack from a variety of sources.” However, this latest attack has been far worse than anything they...

The Problem with Icebreakers

The Problem with Icebreakers

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

August 28, 2018

Icebreakers aren’t bad in concept. Getting to know some of your classmates before the year starts is a good idea, and when many classes are group-project oriented — it could even be deemed necessary. However, the type of information typically revealed in such games is entirely worthless. At no...

McCain Dead at 81

McCain Dead at 81

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — John McCain died on August 25, 2018 after stopping treatment for brain cancer. A funeral for the Arizona senator will be held on Saturday, September 1. McCain started his government career in the U.S. Navy in 1958 when he graduated from the United States Naval Academy. On October...

“Bible of Love” Meshes Genres

“Bible of Love” Meshes Genres

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

When I first heard that rapper Snoop Dogg had released, of all things, a gospel album- I was shocked. When I first heard the rapper Snoop Dogg’s gospel album- I was even more shocked. Every single song in the album is great, whether it be a traditional gospel hymn or a contemporary hip-hop song. ...

“Fortnite” Reveals Larger Trend in Gaming

“Fortnite” Reveals Larger Trend in Gaming

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

After playing Fortnite for a solid 20 hours (for research purposes only, of course), the one thing that shocked me was how familiar it felt. This was particularly odd considering how rarely I play these kinds of online multiplayer games. After staring at the home screen for a few minutes, though, it...

‘Tomb Raider’ Movie Hits the Mark

‘Tomb Raider’ Movie Hits the Mark

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2018

When it comes to most movies based on video games, a lot is lost in translation. I am not familiar with the source material for Tomb Raider, but if that fact holds true for this series, then the games must be absolutely perfect. (Spoilers below!) The film opens on Lara Croft kickboxing at the local...

Track and Field Opens Season

Track and Field Opens Season

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 -- The Track and Field Team competed in their first meet of the season Thursday at Concordia University. Out of 13 teams competing, the boys placedseventh and the girls placed eighth. While they didn't finish near the top, the team achieved many of the goals that it set going into the...

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