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Group Pictures, Gowns, and Gatsby

Group Pictures, Gowns, and Gatsby

Paige Ourada, Copy Editor

January 26, 2015

It may be only January, but prom season is quickly approaching, and talks of corsages and disco balls are buzzing around the halls of Skutt Catholic. “I start getting excited for prom the day after prom,” says senior Abby Hoffman. “I already have my dress.” The male population, on the other hand,...

Farewell to a Legend

Farewell to a Legend

Paige Ourada

January 19, 2015

Next year, Skutt Catholic will say farewell to a legend. Mrs. Beckman, guidance counselor, schedule coordinator, and "mom" of this school, will be leaving the halls of Skutt Catholic, soaring to new heights elsewhere. “I will be working for Mr. Burt, our former principal, next year at Aksarben as...

A Midwinter’s Evening Dream

A Midwinter’s Evening Dream

Rachel Podraza, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2015

Fairies, love potions, and a man turning into a donkey; “A Midsummers Night Dream” is a play that could have only come from the mind of the great Shakespeare. For all those that didn't get a chance to grace yourselves with this age old play, you missed a great 2 hour laugh. The play is about the...

Protesting

Protesting

Michaela Farley, Current Events Editor

January 19, 2015

Signs filling the sky as people shout at the top of their lungs, crowds start to form and people begin to get obnoxious and rude, as troops of police are called to the scene. Rallies, marches, and protests have been around for a long time, with the primary purpose to educate and raise awareness in approval...

The Dynamics of Dreaming

The Dynamics of Dreaming

Gabby Giesler, Feature Editor

January 19, 2015

Flying, dying, falling, having babies, being chased; common dreams like these hold distinct meanings. Every person dreams every night; the power to remember the aspects of each dream differs however. Often nightly dreams seem so far-fetched from reality, but let it be known that these dreams can give...

Waking up America with the Weaponry of Words

Waking up America with the Weaponry of Words

Hannah Klemme, Entertainment Editor

January 19, 2015

Our textbooks are plastered with lessons pertaining to chemical equations, centuries-old presidents, and geometric theorems. The teachings are drilled into our brains only to be potentially forgotten. Perhaps there are a few words missing from our history books, subjects untouchable by the system due...

Moneyball

Moneyball

Tom Hermanek, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2015

Moolah. Smackers. Money.  College football fans have been asking for a playoff for years, and they've finally got what they asked for. But while many believe that the College Football Playoff truly is a better and more effective system, there is evidence that the idea of making some extra dough is what...

The Next Jimmy Fallon?

The Next Jimmy Fallon?

Rachel Podraza, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2015

Cal Strawhecker, a freshman at Skutt Catholic, has been involved with theater pretty much his whole life. Whether it is his past, present, or future career in the performing arts, Cal has never taken his eyes off the prize. Theater gotten him so far, there is no telling where he will be in the next ten...

Gas Prices So Low, Your Wallet’s Gonna Blow

Gas Prices So Low, Your Wallet’s Gonna Blow

Tom Hermanek, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2015

Smartphones. New socks. Food. These are just a few of the things that Skutt Catholic students plan to do with the money they have recently saved on gas. Having reached a ten-year low, gas prices are shocking nearly everyone--including Skutt students--and no one is complaining. "I couldn't believe...

Meaningful March

Meaningful March

Kayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2015

1.21 million. That’s approximately the number of abortions that occur every year in the United States. 1.21 million children that never got to take their first breath, go to kindergarten, or stay up late on Christmas waiting for Santa Claus to come. In Omaha alone, around 198 abortions occur per...

Do Your PART

Do Your PART

Gabby Giesler, Feature Editor

January 12, 2015

Think of that one group chat that excludes another - that group chat whose main topics of conversation revolve around gossiping about someone, maybe even a whole group of people. Recall that one tweet dissing another school's sports team. The tweet that got hundreds of favorites for all the wrong reasons...

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Michaela Farley, Current Events Editor

January 12, 2015

It takes a special form of courage to stand up in the face of criticism, and not many claim to have this form of courage. Over 13 million American kids and teens will be bullied at school, on the bus, at home, or through their computers and phones; all of these are just the few examples of how children...

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