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US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On December 1, United States President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met at the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit. The two agreed to a 90-day truce in the US-China trade war, in which both countries would delay their planned increases in tariffs to allow time for them to negotiate their tra...

Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On Monday, November 26, 2018, Ukrainian lawmakers voted to introduce martial law in the border areas with Russia. The decision came after a naval skirmish between Ukraine and Russia near Crimea, over the Kerch Strait, a key waterway for both countries. According to CNN, the Ukrainian military sai...

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

For the first time in school history, Skutt Catholic has placed at a One-Act invitational. On Saturday, November 17, the competitive theatre team traveled to Kearney for the Kearney High Competition. It was their first competition of the season. The group ultimately took home second place. This yea...

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

Last week Jim Acosta, CNN chief White House correspondent, was banned from entering White House grounds. After a heated news conference with the president on Wednesday, November 7, Acosta’s press pass was revoked. This was a direct result of his attempt to keep control of the microphone during ...

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Destroys Homes, Misplaces Families

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Destroys Homes, Misplaces Families

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On October 31, Omaha firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at the Park West apartment complex near 108th and Fort streets. Initially fire crews had a difficult time putting out the fire because of its location. They did ultimately get the fire under control by 10pm that night. By that time, the sec...

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Skutt Catholic High School’s marching band, as well as 16 other high school bands, assembled at Millard South Saturday for the NSBA state marching contest. Classes A, AA, B, and C participated. The band took 3rd place in the Class B division, and 12th place overall. At first glance, the contest is just an annu...

7 Ways to De-Stress on a Budget

7 Ways to De-Stress on a Budget

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

As the 2018-2019 school year is just beginning, many students are already feeling the pressure. Although everyone deserves a break, sometimes your schedule or budget doesn’t leave room for spending over 100 dollars at Lush. Here are seven inexpensive and scientifically proven methods of relaxation. ...

Trump Agrees to FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh; Senate Vote Imminent

Trump Agrees to FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh; Senate Vote Imminent

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

After the hearing this past Thursday, there have been many developments regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford. The two both gave emotional testimonies on Sept. 27, and after much deliberation the Senate vote on Kavanaugh’s no...

College Fairs Are Not Dead

College Fairs Are Not Dead

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

In the age of the internet, most if not all information about colleges and universities can be found at the click of a button. There is an alternative, however: a college fair. A college fair is a gathering where prospective college students can meet face to face with admissions representatives from...

Omaha Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With ‘SeptemberFest’

Omaha Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With ‘SeptemberFest’

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

Since 1977, SeptemberFest has offered four days of entertainment, food and fun to the people of Omaha. This year’s annual ‘Salute to Labor’ took place from August 31st to September 3rd on Lot D near the CenturyLink Center. Activities included multiple tournaments — such as an arm-wrestling competition...

Skutt Catholic Hosts 2nd Annual Youth Minister Day

Skutt Catholic Hosts 2nd Annual Youth Minister Day

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Aug. 30, 2018 — Dozens of youth ministers gathered at Skutt Catholic today to spread awareness about parish youth groups and offer students a chance to grow deeper in their faith. This marks the second Youth Minister Day at Skutt Catholic, after holding the first one last year. “My first two ...

Family Film “A-X-L” Flops

Family Film “A-X-L” Flops

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

Oliver Daly made his directorial debut last weekend with “A-X-L,” and I was not impressed. That is to say, it’s downright awful. Starring a generic protagonist and his killer robot dog, this movie attempts to hop on the “man’s best friend” bandwagon that has inundated cinema as of late, an...

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