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Pep Rally Kicks off New Season

Pep Rally Kicks off New Season

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

December 1, 2018

Nov. 30, 2018- The season of love, lights and lots of winter sports is upon Skutt Catholic. The pep rally was today to help the entire school get ready for a new round of sports, including basketball, swimming, bowling and wrestling. The event kicked off by congratulating the fall championships te...

New Entryway Improves School Safety

New Entryway Improves School Safety

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 30, 2018

After months of construction, Skutt Catholic’s main entrance has been opened. The new entryway was designed to promote safety for students and staff. The original completion date of the entrance was September 17, but due to the large amount of rain and a delay of the entryway doors’ arrival, the...

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2018

For the first time in school history, Skutt Catholic has placed at a One-Act invitational. On Saturday, November 17, the competitive theatre team traveled to Kearney for the Kearney High Competition. It was their first competition of the season. The group ultimately took home second place. This yea...

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2018

Last week Jim Acosta, CNN chief White House correspondent, was banned from entering White House grounds. After a heated news conference with the president on Wednesday, November 7, Acosta’s press pass was revoked. This was a direct result of his attempt to keep control of the microphone during ...

Skutt Catholic Sets School Record For Signing Day

Skutt Catholic Sets School Record For Signing Day

Clara Pohlman, Feauture Editor

November 14, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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