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Men’s soccer wins Summit League Title

Jack Hoover CONTRIBUTOR Emmanuel Hamzat had been in this position before. The Omaha Maverick striker stood on the penalty spot at the south end of Canigila Field, where not even 10 minutes before, he had converted a spot kick. Now, he was back for a second go. With...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Taylor Swift doesn’t give a damn about her “Reputation”

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Taylor Swift and I have a history. The first time I heard her music, I was actually planning on purchasing a Carrie Underwood album (with my mom’s money, because, come on, I was in third grade), and they were playing “Stay Beautiful”...

2017 cinema season ends on a strong note

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The end-of-year cinema season has historically been the best, and this year looks no different. Despite a rather dull summer movie selection, 2017 still has a chance to come out on top with the releases scheduled for the next couple months. These...

“Stranger Things” gets stranger in season two

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR On Oct. 27, just days before Halloween, the second season of the Netflix original series “Stranger Things” was released. For those who weren’t already on board, “Stranger Things” became a cult classic overnight and the second season didn’t disappoint. Once again, “Stranger Things”...

John Green’s latest book delves into mental illness

Madeline Miller SENIOR REPORTER “Turtles All the Way Down” is a difficult book to read. It is not difficult because it is poorly written or filled with particularly challenging words. It is difficult because when the narrator, Aza Holmes, spirals, she takes you with her. “Turtles All...

Gun control: nothing has changed

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Last Tuesday, a man officials described as an immigrant from Uzbekistan drove a truck into a crowd of pedestrians in Manhattan, killing eight. The next day, President Donald Trump called for Congress to end the visa lottery program that had allowed the...

Jane Doe & the No-Names features UNO talent

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER An Omaha-based band Jane Doe & the No-Names is just starting, but their future already looks promising. The band’s first EP, Better Days, released last month. Anyone can listen online and although it’s only two songs, they are bold in distinct ways...

JFK records reveal few secrets

Jose Rodriguez CONTRIBUTOR The National Archives have released 2,891 records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Oct. 26, but has withheld another portion causing controversy and backlash from the public. This release of records falls in line with the 1992 JFK Assassination Records Collection...