The North Star

Signing: Ty Jackson

Signing: Ty Jackson

November 21, 2014

Bene means good, most of the time

Elijah Babbitt, Section C Manager

September 26, 2014

Bene Pizza and Pasta is a arcade/pizza joint combo located on 12301 West Maple Road. Part of a small strip mall, it offers a selection of pizzas difficult to find elsewhere coupled with the atmosphere of an 80’s movie theate...

The Expendables 3 doesn’t blow up the competition

Alex Sterling, Entertainment Manager

September 26, 2014

When, I sat down to watch the Expendables 3, I wasn’t expecting much. I thought it was going to be something like the Inglorious Basterds mixed with Mission Impossible. However, I found that despite a few major flaws, such as excessi...

Food poisoning is the least of your worries

Dawson Brodine, Entertainment Writer

September 26, 2014

Welcome to Five Nights at Freddy’s, an indie, survival-horror game that was released on August 8th, and features more creepy animatronics than the local Chuck E. Cheese. The game is currently out on both Android, Apple and PC pla...

Drivers pulled over due to racial profiling

Mirella Warner, Section B Manager

September 26, 2014

All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law," is just part of Article 7 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights which the U.S. adopted in 1948. In Omaha, Neb. ...

Three teens shot and killed by authority

Dez Brown, Features Manager

September 26, 2014

More than 29 African Americans have been shot and killed by police or other authority figures around the United States since January 16, 2012. Michael Brown was shot six times by police officer Darren Wilson on Saturday, Augu...

Shooting causes Haynes to make a quick decision

Mirella Warner, Section B Manager

September 26, 2014

An after school shooting a block away from Omaha North High Magnet School made parents and students wonder why no lock down was announced. "I was worried about my [daughter] Lee, I’m just glad everything was taken care of and she...

Police rely on instincts in the face of danger

Jordan Aksamit, In-Depth Editor

September 26, 2014

Police officers point of views and feelings can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to major events including the law. Even if they are not directly involved in an event at hand, they still have opinions of the subject. On Aug. ...

Davis has hope for the future

Madi Pohlman, Editor-in-Cheif

September 26, 2014

Omaha, Nebraska. Most of us know it as home. Across the country it is known as the home of the College World Series, Olympic Swim Trials, and even a few restaurants featured on Food Network. In 2011, reports from the Violence Policy ...

Carnell crushes ALS

Martha Jiel, Features Manager

September 26, 2014

Being told she only has about three years to live doesn’t seem like very good news. Senior McKenna Carnell knows firsthand what it’s like to cope with a loved one who has ALS. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), accordin...

Teachers bleed blue and gold

Jason Albeno, Features Editor

September 26, 2014

Shelby Friesz, a first year English teacher, had nightmares of being a failure to her new students. The previous year, Friesz student taught alongside Hillary Aerts and Jann Dappen. Before being accepted into the Education P...

Dappens live the Viking life

Martin Simonini, Features Editor

September 26, 2014

For some, North High is just a school, they go here for a few years and move on with their lives. For Alan and Jann Dappen and their three daughters Chelsea, Arial, and Kari, North has been a staple of their lives. Kari and ...

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