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Hair color means more to Iltzch than just a style

Mirella Warner, In-Depth Editor

March 27, 2015

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Coming back from a psychologist meeting with boxes of hair dye in front of her, Katt Iltzch, started a tradition that would last her the next three years. Every month she would dye her hair. This started with the mixture of school bul...

Beauty has no size

Jordan Aksamit, In-Depth Editor

March 27, 2015

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It is hard enough for many people to feel comfortable in their own skin, let alone what they look like in the clothes that they wear. For awhile, Abercrombie and Fitch have been saying many things in order for certain people to ...

U-G-G-L-Y: The uggly side of uggs

Madi Pohlman, In-Depth Editor

March 27, 2015

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During passing periods, the halls of Omaha North High School are filled with the sounds of shuffling feet. Students hurry to their next class showing off their latest kicks; Nike, Sperry, and even Uggs. In 1978, "Ugg Australia" was sta...

Rosales battles her insecurities

Jordan Aksamit, In Depth Editor

December 8, 2014

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There’s always pressure. Sometimes it’s the pressure to succeed in school, pressure to have certain things and the pressure to be “skinny.” This pressure can come from your peers, parents, even yourself. Molly Rosales,...

The girl behind the makeup

Dez Brown, In Depth Editor

December 8, 2014

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In middle school I wondered why my parents and family would lie to me telling me that I was beautiful and an amazing person, because I was convinced that I was ugly and had horrible hair. Before middle school, I used to be happy...

We’re more than just “that bass”

Madi Pohlman, Section B Manager-In Depth Manager

December 8, 2014

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You’ve probably caught yourself singing along to Meghan Trainor’s “All about that bass” recently. I’ll admit, it is a catchy song and it has a strong message about embracing your size and loving yourself. If you’re...

Divorce affects more than just two

Mirella Warner, In-Depth Editor

October 22, 2014

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There’s no way to child-proof a divorce. Divorce affects the children involved but not in “any one way” according to Liliane Jamal, Omaha North High Magnet school counselor. “There are too many variables to label...

Drivers pulled over due to racial profiling

Mirella Warner, In-Depth Editor

September 26, 2014

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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, In-Depth Editor

September 26, 2014

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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, In-Depth Editor

September 26, 2014

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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...

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