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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...

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


Filed under Food

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...

2018 Grammys Disappoint Fans

2018 Grammys Disappoint Fans

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Everything in Between

For decades, the Grammys have been held in high esteem by many, but this year failed to live up to expectations. The Grammys are an annual award ceremony, celebrating the best musicians, songs, and albums of the year. The Grammys started out as a fun way to celebrate praise-worthy musicians, but ove...

Haunted House Horror “Winchester” Fails to Impress

Haunted House Horror “Winchester” Fails to Impress

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

“Winchester” is the most recent movie from twin directors Michael and Peter Spierig, who also directed movies such as “Daybreakers” and “Undead.” Truth be told, I didn’t expect much walking into the theater, and I was not surprised. That’s not to say that it was awful—it wasn’t. It ...

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...

Greenbelly: Offering Healthy and Wholesome Meals

Greenbelly: Offering Healthy and Wholesome Meals

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Food

Located near 204th and Pacific, Greenbelly is a nutritious and environmentally friendly restaurant perfect for those days when you want something quick and healthy. Although the entrance into the restaurant is a bit difficult to encounter, the food and atmosphere is worth the extra time. The decor ...

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Traveling all the way to 14th and Jones streets just outside of the Old Market may seem like quite a trip just for a cup of coffee, but Sozo Coffeehouse proves itself worth the gas money and a trip down a creaky metal staircase. Yes, you read that correctly; in order to enter Omaha’s biggest coffeehouse,...

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” Is An Enthralling Journalistic Thriller

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” Is An Enthralling Journalistic Thriller

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

“The Post” is a masterful docudrama, taking place in 1971 and telling the story of The Washington Post’s printing of the Pentagon Papers, classified documents detailing the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War. The premise, I’ll admit, sounded boring, as I’m normally not one for d...

Broadway Musical “Waitress” Is As Sweet As Pie

Broadway Musical “Waitress” Is As Sweet As Pie

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance

It only took a taste of the movie-musical “Waitress” for me to fall in love with it. Based on the 2007 indie film of the same name, “Waitress” focuses on Jenna (Desi Oakley), a waitress and expert pie baker at Joe’s Diner in the American South. Seemingly stuck in an unhappy relationship with...

“The Crown” Season Two Reigns Supreme

“The Crown” Season Two Reigns Supreme

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between

After a year long hiatus, Netflix’s The Crown debuted a second season of the historically based series. This season’s impeccable cinematography, plot line and impressive cast make The Crown a ravishing drama; but it still possesses some faults. From the extravagant set to regal costumes, The Crown...

Swartz’s Deli: Classy Comfort Food with New Jersey Flair

Swartz’s Deli: Classy Comfort Food with New Jersey Flair

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Tucked away in Countryside Village at 8718 Pacific St. is a hearty slice of food and culture that Omaha has long been lacking. Swartz’s Delicatessen is the closest you’ll find to an authentic, homestyle Jewish lunch counter experience for miles around. Situated just across from Westside High School,...

Stirnella: Serving Elegance and Classic Cuisine

Stirnella: Serving Elegance and Classic Cuisine

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Stirnella, a gastropub located in the Blackstone District of downtown Omaha, has gained acclaim for its classy vibe and excellent food since its opening in February. In a district full of bars and more casual eateries, the restaurant has filled the need for a high-class joint. Having derived its name...

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