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Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017

Dec. 15, 2017 -- SkyHawk linebacker and running back Jake Archer officially committed to play football at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In the past few months, Archer has received offers to play college football across the country, but he finally came to a decision to play for his home state's...

Seniors Partake in Congressional Hearings

Seniors Partake in Congressional Hearings

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

Dec. 14, 2017 — Today, underclassmen may have been put off after taking a look around; one fourth of the student body was walking around in suits, ties, and high heels. Fortunately, there was a non-funeral or -wedding related reason for this: today was the seniors’ long-awaited congressional hearings. The...

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

Dec. 14, 2017 – This morning, the FCC--led by chairman Ajit Pai--voted to repeal the Open Internet Order of 2015, commonly referred to as “Net Neutrality.” The decision was made on a 3-2 party-line vote, with Republicans voting for and Democrats against. Members of the majority, comprised of Chairman...

Jones Defeats Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Jones Defeats Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

December 13, 2017

Dec. 13, 2017 — In the special election held to fill Jeff Sessions' vacated seat, Doug Jones won the state Senate Race with 49.92 percent of the vote, compared to Roy Moore’s 48.38 percent. With Alabama being a largely conservative and Republican State, Roy Moore was expected to win for the majority...

Students Experience Spanish Culture

Students Experience Spanish Culture

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 12, 2017

Dec. 12, 2017 – Students in Honors Spanish IV and Spanish V took a field trip to observe the feast day of Our Lady of Guadeloupe in downtown Omaha. The trip began with a bilingual mass at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in downtown Omaha. The mass was spoken in both English and Spanish and included...

Attempted Terror Sends NY Bus Station into Panic

Attempted Terror Sends NY Bus Station into Panic

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2017

Dec. 11, 2017 — Early Monday morning, a man walked into a busy bus terminal with a pipe bomb strapped to himself. The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, detonated the device with little to no harm done to bystanders. As many as three people nearby were injured, but these injuries were...

Two Killed in Iowa School Bus Fire

Two Killed in Iowa School Bus Fire

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017

Dec. 12, 2017 -- A fire occurred in a school bus southwest of Oakland, Iowa around 7:00 a.m. this morning. The bus, which belonged to the Riverside Community School District, was engulfed in flames when the firefighters arrived to the scene. Only the driver and one student were on the bus at the time...

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

December 8, 2017

SkyHawk basketball was off to a rocky start this evening when the girls’ varsity faced off against Bishop Heelan High School. The Crusaders of Heelan put up a great fight on defense and were able to take the first half with a lead of 21-18. The second half fared somewhat better for the SkyHawks. A back-a...

“Silence Breakers” Named Time Person of the Year

“Silence Breakers” Named Time Person of the Year

Emma Brisbois, Birdfeed Editor

December 7, 2017

Dec. 7, 2017 — Time Magazine has named the "Silence Breakers” as its 2017 Person of the Year. This group of individuals is those who have experienced harassment or assault in their lives and have come forward and told the world about their experiences. Such individuals range from those working...

Mock Trial Takes Sixth at State

Mock Trial Takes Sixth at State

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

December 5, 2017

Dec. 5, 2017 – Skutt Catholic's mock trial team took sixth place at Tuesday's state competition at the Sarpy County Courthouse. The team competed in a total of three rounds between Monday and Tuesday, and finished the competition with a 2-1 record. The team, which was considered by many to be...

What You Need to Know About the 2017 Tax Reform Bill

What You Need to Know About the 2017 Tax Reform Bill

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017

Dec. 4, 2017 – The Senate's tax-writing committee passed, and already amended the 2017 Tax Reform bill; while it is still very subject to change, it is up for vote in the Senate this week. This bill differs from the reform bill passed in the House of Representatives in November in a few key ways, and...

Dundee Theater Reopens Tomorrow

Dundee Theater Reopens Tomorrow

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

Nov. 30, 2017 — Dundee Theater is finally reopening after its closing in 2013. The theater has been bought by the nonprofit organization Film Streams, which raised $7 million to restore the theater. They not only refurbished the 300-seat auditorium but added a separate 25-seat microcinema and a...

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