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Sex in the Media: It’s Reality Not “Jersey Shore”

Nikita Rector, Ad Editor, Reporter, AEIC

March 13, 2012


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"Angelina got it in with Vinny cuz she's a loosey-goose & then she had sex with Jose the next day... WHORE…just sayin’,” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi from MTV's “Jersey Shore” said. “Jersey Shore” is a major example of the obvious sexual content found in all forms of media and entertainment...

How to be Anorexic: How to Dig Your Own Grave

How to be Anorexic:  How to Dig Your Own Grave

Britt Young, News Editor

March 10, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Flipping through the channels the other day while at my parents house I stopped on a channel where they were talking about an author with a plan to destroy people’s lives-How to be Anorexic. The commercial I stopped on was of Dr. Oz’s show and he was going to have guests on that were followin...

Horrible Bosses

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

March 1, 2012


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Bobby (Boss): "Oh yeah, we've got to trim some of the fat around here." Kurt (Employee): "What do you mean by trim the fat?" Bobby: "I want you to fire the fat people." Kurt: "What?!" Bobby: "They're lazy and they're slow and they make me sad to look at." This is from the movie “Horrible...

Where did the 90’s Nickelodeon go?

February 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Recently I have been reminiscing about when I was a kid. One of the biggest things that made up my childhood, as i'm sure it made up a part in your life, were cartoons. At the time when I was growing up, one of the main cartoon channels was Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon had so many shows and it had its...

Everyone Has a Story

Everyone Has a Story

Brittany Hinkel, Reporter/Cartoonist

February 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

As we walk through life, we face one undeniable fact: everybody is different. Everyone eats, drinks, sleeps, and talks differently. We all wear a different pair of shoes, so to speak. So why is this piece of information important? Without the diversity of each human being, the world would be a bland...

Does Nebraska have a new state song?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

February 9, 2012


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  “Something, something about my cool Nebraska guy, yeah something about, baby, you and I.” We have all heard that song by famous New Yorker, Stefani Joanne Angelina Gemanotta, and better known as Lady Gaga. Her song, You and I, has become an international success, making Nebraska internationally...

What is SOPA?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

February 9, 2012


Filed under Local News, Opinion

What is SOPA? The Stop Online Piracy Act which was proposed in the House of Representatives as H.R. 3261, this past October and was postponed on January 20th of this year. It was postponed until further notice, but only after mass action against the proposed bill on the 18th of January, with website...

What is wrong with Disney?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 24, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Television

The other day I was watching the TV the other day and the channel that it was on was the Disney channel. The shows have changed so much from when I was a kid. Back then the shows were actually funny. Now they’re just weird. The show had a scene about some kids at a dog show and one of them was at...

What’s In A Name?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

January 12, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Why do celebrities choose the names they do for their children? On January 7, 2012; Beyonce and Jay Z welcomed their daughter Blue Ivy Carter into the world.  Blue Ivy is not a very common name and it may lead people to wonder what the reason is behind Beyonce and Jay Z naming her that.  According...

“Heaven is for Real” comes to O’Neill

“Heaven is for Real” comes to O’Neill

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

December 1, 2011


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Sonja and Todd Burpo, co-authors of “Heaven is for Real”, were in O’Neill Friday November 18. They ventured to O’Neill to talk about what their son, Colton, went through when he slipped out of consciousness and went to Heaven while in emergency surgery. If you aren’t familiar with the book,...

Seven Year Old Single Ladies

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Little girls shaking their money makers. First of all, why are they shaking anything at all; and secondly, why are they making money for it? Dancing today is obviously different than it was in the past.  Today dancing is all about grinding and moving the hips.  However, there are certain ages...

Whn do u txt?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 22, 2011


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"My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY, it's a gr8 plc."  This is part of an essay a 13 year old Scottish girl handed in to her teacher.  The entire essay was written in text message language. Is proper grammar being lost in schools because of...

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