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Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Tom Hermanek

August 10, 2018

Within a forgotten strip mall nestled between Lowe’s and the edge of a subdivision lies a friendly, unique restaurant serving up delicious bowls of pho (pronouced “fuh”), a broth-based Vietnamese meal comprised of noodles, veggies, meat and other toppings.  Fusion Taste, located at 14450 Eagle Run Dri...

Fast-Casual Pizzeria is Worth a Try

Fast-Casual Pizzeria is Worth a Try

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

April 12, 2018

As a senior who’s managed to ward off senioritis enough to hold on to his senior privileges, I’m often on the lookout for off-campus spots to spend my extended lunch hour. My latest visit was to Spin! Pizza, a new eatery just west of Skutt Catholic, at 173rd and Center Street. Opened last fall,...

Tom Talks Coffee: Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

Tom Talks Coffee: Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

March 21, 2018

Like many Skutt Catholic students, Managing Editor Tom Hermanek has a part-time job. When he’s not at school or working on The Flightline, he works at a coffee bar in West Omaha. In this series, Tom will cover coffee basics, give a Barista’s perspective, and explain the jargon tossed around at your l...

AP Biology Students Visit UNMC Pharma Lab

AP Biology Students Visit UNMC Pharma Lab

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 -- Seniors enrolled in AP Biology took part in a career field exploration at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Wednesday afternoon. Students were dismissed from class and boarded a bus just after 11 a.m. Before heading to the Medical Center, they enjoyed a quick lunch with their...

Science Students Compete in “Envirothon”

Science Students Compete in “Envirothon”

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

February 27, 2018

Feb. 27, 2018 -- Twenty Students traveled to Chalco Hills Recreation Area Tuesday morning to participate in the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resource District’s Envirothon competition. The competition consisted of series of seven tests about earth science and environmental topics such as aquatics...

Student Artists Win State Award

Student Artists Win State Award

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018

Feb. 14, 2018 -- Two Skutt Catholic artists, Nathan Fletcher and Lily Jensen, have been presented with Nebraska Young Artist awards from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The award recognizes high school juniors for outstanding art. Artists can submit their work on paintings, sculptures, music, d...

Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

February 14, 2018

Within a forgotten strip mall nestled between Lowe’s and the edge of a subdivision lies a friendly, unique restaurant serving up delicious bowls of pho (pronouced “fuh”), a broth-based Vietnamese meal comprised of noodles, veggies, meat and other toppings.  Fusion Taste, located at 14450 Eagle Run Dr...

Seniors Totes Jazzed for Final Semester

Seniors Totes Jazzed for Final Semester

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

February 1, 2018

Disclaimer: No part of the story below should be taken as fact. Ideas expressed below are not intended to be a reflection of the opinions of the entity of Skutt Catholic High School. Note that, while the individuals mentioned below consented to having their names used, their quotes are entirely fabrica...

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway to Form Healthcare Company

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway to Form Healthcare Company

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

January 30, 2018

Jan. 30, 2018 -- In 2017, American healthcare spending totaled $3.3 trillion, or nearly 18 percent of the country's gross domestic product. This figure, forecast to reach 20% of the total GDP by 2025, is the highest among developed countries. A new partnership between online retail giant Amazon, JPMorgan b...

California Mudslides Wipe Out Life, Property

California Mudslides Wipe Out Life, Property

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2018

Jan. 16, 2018 -- Tens of thousands of southern California residents were affected wildfires in the final months of 2017. 95,000 California residents were required to evacuate their homes, and the fires spread across 281,620 acres. Most Californians thought the wildfires and the damage would be their...

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

December 13, 2017

What have you done on the internet today? Chances are, you’ve done at least a few Google searches, checked your Twitter feed, maybe done some research for a class. Maybe you visited a blog, purchased some clothes, or watched Netflix. You did all those things, likely, without a second thought...

Mock Trial Takes Sixth at State

Mock Trial Takes Sixth at State

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

December 5, 2017

Dec. 5, 2017 – Skutt Catholic's mock trial team took sixth place at Tuesday's state competition at the Sarpy County Courthouse. The team competed in a total of three rounds between Monday and Tuesday, and finished the competition with a 2-1 record. The team, which was considered by many to be...

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