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“Flatliners” Review: Do Not Resuscitate or Do Not Reboot?

“Flatliners” Review: Do Not Resuscitate or Do Not Reboot?

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

For many moviegoers, “Flatliners” seemed like it came out of nowhere. Being an obscure movie and having a generic plot, it did little to drum up much interest for me personally. However, a few social media platforms hopped on the “Flatliners” bandwagon. For example, Spotify created a new feature w...

Chipotle v. Qdoba: Which Does Skutt Catholic Prefer?

Chipotle v. Qdoba: Which Does Skutt Catholic Prefer?

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Until recently, fast-casual mexican food chains Qdoba and Chipotle could be differentiated in one concrete way: Qdoba has queso. However, as of Chipotle’s mid-September launch of queso in the metro area, the gooey, spicy cheese dip has become yet another point of similarity between the two chains. Even...

Love Streaming TV? Here’s What You Need To Know in 2017

Love Streaming TV? Here’s What You Need To Know in 2017

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between, News

Streaming services like Netflix have been around for some years now, and for many around the world, they have just as quickly become a household fixture comparable to the radio or nightly news of the past. In 2017 and looking ahead, however, other entertainment powerhouses are beginning to adapt to the...

Stephen King’s “It” Falls Short of Expectations

Stephen King’s “It” Falls Short of Expectations

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

On Sept. 8, 2017, horror movie enthusiasts couldn't wait for the remake of famed horror author Stephen King’s novel It. While the movie was promised to be beyond horrifying, it lacked the ability to leave the audience feeling afraid to exit the theatre due to its predictable plot, foreseeable antago...

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

In keeping with the tradition of stellar performances at Skutt Catholic, the theatre department has not fallen short of performing shows that pose relevant questions as well as entertaining shows. This year’s fall play, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” does just that. With only seven characters tota...

Midtown Restaurant Shines New Light on Ramen

Midtown Restaurant Shines New Light on Ramen

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

A new midtown restaurant is crushing the cliché that ramen is a sodium-dense, dirt cheap microwaveable meal that's a haven for broke college students. Ugly Duck Japanese Americana Street Food, which opened in Midtown Crossing late last year, offers unique dishes that have authentic Japanese trai...

My Big Fat Greek Festival

My Big Fat Greek Festival

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between, Media, Photo Essays

Regardless of your linage, the Greek Festival held every year at St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church on 30th and Jackson is a celebration of heritage and an unforgettable experience. There are rides, games, an assortment of delicious homemade foods and desserts that you would be hard pressed to find a...

Over Easy: Breakfast Hotspot Earns Notoriety

Over Easy: Breakfast Hotspot Earns Notoriety

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

August 18, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Tucked away at the intersection of 168th and Q streets lies a quaint breakfast establishment known as Over Easy. Although petite on the exterior, the inside seems larger than life through its professional presentation and welcoming and modern design, not to mention the savory menu options. Upo...

What’s Poppin’ Jimbo?

What’s Poppin’ Jimbo?

Peter Quinn, Opinion Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

The name “Jimbo’s Diner” sounds like one of those good ol', local places you go to grab a burger on a Friday night, which is exactly what we did. Instead of having that nostalgic diner feel, it was more of a  location that reeked of cigarettes with people playing Keno at 7:00 p.m.   Jack...

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

With Starbucks and Scooters sitting on every block serving up coffee that may as well be brewed with mop water for 6 bucks a cup, it is easy to leave flavor and health in the dust and down bottles of NOS in the morning instead of America’s breakfast staple. Lucky for us, we don’t have to. Omaha i...

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The first Guardians of the Galaxy film became a major hit and a fan favorite because of its humor, awesome characters, thrilling action scenes, and a great soundtrack. However, Marvel faced a challenge to replicate the original movie's success and make an amazing sequel. They answered that challenge well ...

This Documentary Will Convince You Slavery Still Exists

This Documentary Will Convince You Slavery Still Exists

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Everything in Between

The screen blinks on, and you're faced with a tattered black-and-white image of the American flag. But suddenly, you realize, it's not the flag at all. Those stripes are the stripes of a prison inmate. Netflix’s late 2016 premiere of the social documentary "The 13th" began a rampant stream of success,...

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