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The Rare Bird of Fashion

The Rare Bird of Fashion

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2017

“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

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

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

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

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

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...

11 Books You Need to Read Before You Graduate

11 Books You Need to Read Before You Graduate

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2017

Everyone at some point in time has failed to complete a reading assignment, whether because they hated the book or couldn't understand it, or even just couldn't find the time. However there are a few books in the long list of high school reading that you shouldn't miss out on. Here are those books as...

The Great Flop

The Great Flop

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

After several weeks of anticipated action and mystery, “The Great Wall” misses the mark, by a lot. The trailer hyped this movie up way too much, making the delivery crash hard in the end. With a stale plot and rigid acting, the movie just comes off as boring. “The Great Wall” follows the adventure...

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

February 20, 2017

Founded on a simple and standard American favorite, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza manages to bring their own twist to the pizza category of the food industry. Located both at 2521 S 132nd St and at 180th and Center Street, this modern pizzeria stands out for its freshly unique ingredients and readily cu...

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

February 14, 2017

Winter's blustering wind is slowly giving way to the breeze of spring, and love is in the air. Here are some nice places to slay this holiday with your bae, or even visit alone and treat yourself. The Diner If breakfast-time is your jam, The Diner in the Old Market is always good. Besides having fantastic comfort f...

Grande Concert Has Omaha Saying “We’re So Into You”

Grande Concert Has Omaha Saying “We’re So Into You”

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

As far as concerts go, I usually find it difficult to completely freak out while an artist is performing, especially when I'm not a die-hard fan of their music. But when I walked into the Centurylink Center of Omaha last Tuesday night, I had no idea how shaken I would be when I walked out. Everyone ...

Twenty-One Pilots Misses the Mark

Twenty-One Pilots Misses the Mark

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2017

On the first of February, I made my way downtown to the Century Link Center to see the highly anticipated performance of Twenty-One Pilots, a band I had seen a year prior at a venue that was eventually rained out. This year, an indoor venue held the promise that I would not return home soaked, and...

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