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First National Tower Evacuated

First National Tower Evacuated

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Nov. 6 2018 — At roughly 10:50 this morning, the First National Tower in downtown Omaha was evacuated. The building, that has about 2,000 people working in it on a normal weekday, had a problem with fumes. The fumes had come from a routine check of a humidifier. A cleaning solution had been rel...

Mini Mansions Releases Diverse EP That Works Every Time

Mini Mansions Releases Diverse EP That Works Every Time

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between

Mini Mansions, an indie rock band based in LA, released an EP titled “Works Every Time.” The album steps into new ground after a 3 year hiatus. Each individual member is extremely active, just not with each other. Each of the members perform with various other major bands including Queens of...

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Sept. 25, 2018 -- Today Skutt Catholic gathered together to hold their annual mass of the Holy Spirit. This tradition brings priests from all the local dioceses to come and celebrate a Mass with Archbishop George Lucas leading the ceremony. The Mass celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit among the fol...

Tangerine Reef: 1% Music, 99% Nonsense

Tangerine Reef: 1% Music, 99% Nonsense

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

Tangerine Reef, created by the experimental group Animal Collective, is a melismatic set of music that is quite honestly confusing to listen to. Let me start off here by saying I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had never heard of the band or even some of the genres that the album cove...

Gym Reconstruction Comes to an End

Gym Reconstruction Comes to an End

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

August 28, 2018 — The Main Gym, which was closed due to the addition of new bleachers and flooring, was opened back up on Monday for school use. This new gym is part of the building addition. The original plan, to have new bleachers, was taking longer than expected. The main obstacle preventing a quick ...

Movies Start to Ignore Premiere Times

Movies Start to Ignore Premiere Times

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

Does anyone else remember the midnight premiere? The excitement of waiting until the earliest possible moment to see a long-awaited movie in a packed theater with other people just as dedicated as you. Now, you might get a somewhat full room with a considerable amount of empty seats. Premiers hav...

Skutt Catholic Choirs Perform at the Holland

Skutt Catholic Choirs Perform at the Holland

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

April 17, 2018 — Every year the Holland holds a concert all day for choirs to perform in an acoustically designed space. Choirs from all around Omaha show off songs both old and new. Both of Skutt Catholic’s choir ensembles attended this all day event. These students left their eighth period classes...

Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

After a fairly successful cross country season this year, Head Coach Chris Gannon was chosen to lead the cross country team at Creighton University. This led to a coaching staff of new and old faces to be chosen for the coming year. The new head coach, Steve Carroll, helped as an assistant coach underneath...

SkyHawks Venture Into City for Service Trip

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Starting Friday, March 16 and running into Sunday, March 18, A group of Skutt Catholic students went out to perform service at various locations. They helped out everyone from homeless to special needs. On the first day, they went out to Council Bluffs food pantry to help all those who were starving...

Mixed Music Genres Create Mediocre Album for Justin Timberlake

Mixed Music Genres Create Mediocre Album for Justin Timberlake

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between

Justin Timberlake is a mystery to me. I know he has a couple popular songs and was the performer at the most recent Super Bowl halftime show that I didn’t watch. Other than that I’ve had little experience with his music. From what I know, he is one of those artists that has a song that everyone...

Skutt Catholic Hosts State Choral Gathering

Skutt Catholic Hosts State Choral Gathering

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

February 20, 2018 — This Monday, the Skutt Catholic show choirs held an event for different choirs around the state. They transformed the commons and gym into a suitable place to host the groups. The event had a planned 21 choirs to compete, but due to weather conditions eight groups had to cancel. Chris...

Omaha Taphouse Offers Quick Bite

Omaha Taphouse Offers Quick Bite

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Located in the 155th Plaza, the Omaha Taphouse offers hearty burgers and appetizing sandwiches quickly. Its modern style and great service make it an amazing place to stop by after a busy day. Upon entering, the first thing I noticed is its minimalistic atmosphere. The restaurant’s use of jars to...

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