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Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On Monday, November 26, 2018, Ukrainian lawmakers voted to introduce martial law in the border areas with Russia. The decision came after a naval skirmish between Ukraine and Russia near Crimea, over the Kerch Strait, a key waterway for both countries. According to CNN, the Ukrainian military sai...

Advent Drive Commences and Competition Ensues

Advent Drive Commences and Competition Ensues

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Skutt Catholic’s Annual Advent Drive has officially begun and students can start bringing in items for the homeroom competition. “I think students should know that we really need their support in order for this to work,” said Ms. French. “This was intuitively a student lead initiative, three...

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Dec. 3, 2018 — Ten Nebraska schools gathered today at the Roman L. Hruska United States Courthouse in downtown Omaha to take part in day one of state mock trial. Skutt Catholic competed against York High School and South Sioux City High School in two preliminary trials that determine the teams’ pla...

New Entryway Improves School Safety

New Entryway Improves School Safety

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

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


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

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


Filed under *Showcase, News

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 ...

Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” Receives an Upgrade

Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” Receives an Upgrade

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

Going into the movie,“The Grinch,” I was skeptical of how it would compare to the original animated film, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” directed by Chuck Jones. My family and I typically view this film annually, and I am quite fond of the cartoon. The newest film surpassed my expectations ...

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...

Suncity is a Billet Doux to El Paso

Suncity is a Billet Doux to El Paso

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between

After American Teen, Khalid’s debut album, the artist’s presence was sorely missed by fans and lovers of R&B alike. American Dream was a mere glimpse into Khalid’s rocky love-life and younger years, but Suncity, the latest EP, offers an overflowing serving of his childhood culture. The first...

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