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Sertino’s Cafe: Appealing to All

Sertino’s Cafe: Appealing to All

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

I was driving on Maple Street when I happened to look around while stopped at a red light and notice what appeared to be a newly opened cafe tucked away from the street. I was instantly intrigued by the unrecognized name and decided before the light turned green that I was going to see what this pl...

Serving Up More Than New Seating

Serving Up More Than New Seating

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food, News

Upon entering the beloved pizza joint known as Piezon’s Pizzeria, one may notice the layout of sports magazines, dry-erase drawings on the wall, and the scent of pizza in the making. For years, locals of the 156th and Center area, as well as students at Skutt Catholic, have thought of Piezon’s as...

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

The weekend of March 30-April 2 at Skutt Catholic, a couple celebrated their 5,000 wedding anniversary, a mammoth and a dinosaur ran rampant in a suburban backyard, and a young man from somewhere like New Jersey murdered his brother with a slingshot. In other words, the spring play was an interesting...

Taste of Thailand: The Underdog of Eats

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

Among the most delectable, and at the same time unappreciated, establishments that I've ever had the pleasure to visit lies Taste of Thailand. Whenever the controversial topic of deciding where to eat comes up, Taste of Thailand makes the decision simple. This restaurant serves a beautifully diverse...

Golden Corral: The Wal-Mart of Buffets

Golden Corral: The Wal-Mart of Buffets

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

Whilst you are minding your own business, attempting to get an ice cream cone, a little girl no older than six runs up to you and screams, “Someone threw up! Someone threw up everywhere!” This seems like something out of a movie, or even a comedy act. However, this actually happened to me at what I ...

Le Voltaire: A Trip with Every Taste

Le Voltaire: A Trip with Every Taste

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

The intimate tables lit with candles, the aroma of fresh baguettes, and the French background music are some elements which seem to transport you to France without ever leaving Omaha. Le Voltaire is West Omaha’s very own corner of France. The owner of Le Voltaire, Cedric Fichepain, is from the wes...

The Rare Bird of Fashion

The Rare Bird of Fashion

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Everything in Between

“You can't take your eyes off Iris Apfel, but then again, why would you want to?" raves The New York Times about Albert Maysles’ documentary "Iris." "Iris" is a hidden gem that wows viewers with its outlandish vibe and infinite wisdom. Anyone who knows fashion knows Iris Apfel. She is iconic when...

Spielbound: The New Way to Game

Spielbound: The New Way to Game

Kayley Anderson, Editor in Chief

March 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Everything in Between

Ticket to Ride, Obama Llama, Pandemic, Concept. These are just a few of the many games found on the shelves of Spielbound in Midtown. The innovative cafe and gaming center stands on a corner near 36th and Harney, and serves not only coffee but also drinks in the evenings. My first impression of Spie...

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake Outshines Original

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake Outshines Original

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

When Disney announced that they were going to remake “Beauty and the Beast,” I was skeptical to say the least. The original animated version was vastly loved by many people, which set the bar extremely high, and it consisted of so many characters that aren’t actually alive in real life. I was worried...

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

March 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Comic book fans and moviegoers are raving about Hugh Jackman's last film playing Wolverine in "Logan." After 17 years of playing Wolverine, Jackman's final movie features him as a battle-weary and grizzled Wolverine. His healing power is almost gone. Mutants are rare now, and Wolverine spends his time...

Exploring One of Space’s Deadliest Objects

Exploring One of Space’s Deadliest Objects

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under Column, Entertainment, Everything in Between

Try to imagine something the size of a peanut with the power to swallow our entire planet. Something that can be the hottest object one moment and then the coldest in another. These are just a few of the mysterious properties of black holes that I learned at the exhibit “Black Holes: Space Warps...

My First (and Probably Last) Vegan Experience

My First (and Probably Last) Vegan Experience

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food

For my entire life, I have chosen to live an omnivorous lifestyle. I enjoy butter on my waffles and a nice filet with my mashed potatoes. However, a growing portion of society aischoosing to live a vegan lifestyle, which entails not consuming any animal products. Recently, I decided to give this w...

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