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Skutt Catholic Sets School Record For Signing Day

Skutt Catholic Sets School Record For Signing Day

Clara Pohlman, Feauture Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

November 14- The Skutt Catholic commons was filled with excitement today as eleven student athletes committed to their respective colleges. Tables were filled with sweet treats, pictures, memories, and contracts to be signed by the students. Lily Heyne, Trevor Stevens, Elise Warneke, Peyton Rhen, Sydney...

Minority Rule

Minority Rule

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Wednesday, Nov. 7th — The 2018 midterm election was one of the most influential in the modern era. The Democrats took the House, while the Republicans kept the Senate. In Nebraska, all House and Senate seats, as well as the governorship, went to the incumbents. Initiative 427, the initiative to expand...

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Destroys Homes, Misplaces Families

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Destroys Homes, Misplaces Families

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On October 31, Omaha firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at the Park West apartment complex near 108th and Fort streets. Initially fire crews had a difficult time putting out the fire because of its location. They did ultimately get the fire under control by 10pm that night. By that time, the sec...

Voters Cast Ballots for Midterm Election Day

Voters Cast Ballots for Midterm Election Day

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Nov. 6, 2018– Today marks the day in which Nebraskan voters will cast their ballots for a governor, senator, House representatives, and whether to expand Medicaid coverage. This election is expected to be very close and likely to be undecided until the next day. Voters will decide if the Republic...

First National Tower Evacuated

First National Tower Evacuated

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Nov. 6 2018 — At roughly 10:50 this morning, the First National Tower in downtown Omaha was evacuated. The building, that has about 2,000 people working in it on a normal weekday, had a problem with fumes. The fumes had come from a routine check of a humidifier. A cleaning solution had been rel...

2019 Could End Birthright Citizenship

2019 Could End Birthright Citizenship

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News, Uncategorized

President Trump wants to use his executive order to eradicate the 14th Amendment

Death of Journalist Causes Political Uproar

Death of Journalist Causes Political Uproar

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On October 2 of this year, Jamal Khashoggi, chief journalist for the Al-Arab News Channel, entered the Istanbul Consulate in hopes of attaining a document that would permit him to marry his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz of Turkey. His luck was quickly handed over to fate, however, when Khashoggi’s dismembered ...

Trump Agrees to FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh; Senate Vote Imminent

Trump Agrees to FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh; Senate Vote Imminent

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

After the hearing this past Thursday, there have been many developments regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford. The two both gave emotional testimonies on Sept. 27, and after much deliberation the Senate vote on Kavanaugh’s no...

SkyHawks Take Day to Give Back

SkyHawks Take Day to Give Back

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 4, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

One of the oldest traditions at Skutt Catholic is the first Wednesday of October where the entire school sets out into Omaha to give back to the community. This year, 53 different locations across the area.   Homeless shelters, food banks, retirement homes, and elementary schools were al...

Kavanaugh Hearing Held Thursday

Kavanaugh Hearing Held Thursday

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

September 28– On Thursday, September 27, Dr. Christine Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh spoke at a hearing as to whether the alleged sexual assault took place in the summer of 1982. Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault case against Dr. Christine Ford was said to have happened in the summer of 1982...

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Sept. 25, 2018 -- Today Skutt Catholic gathered together to hold their annual mass of the Holy Spirit. This tradition brings priests from all the local dioceses to come and celebrate a Mass with Archbishop George Lucas leading the ceremony. The Mass celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit among the fol...

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Sept. 21, 2018— The state of California passed a bill yesterday that banned full-service restaurants from automatically supplying plastic straws. The bill was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, September 20. Restaurants will only be permitted to dispense plastic straws if...

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