The North Star

Sara Popken, Opinion and Entertainment editor | May 31, 2023

At the beginning of the pandemic, many teachers began to post online speaking out about how they would not be returning to their classrooms, even after COVID-19 was no longer a threat. According to, over 75 percent of states were facing a teacher shortage during the 2022-2023 school year. Omaha North is one of the schools affected by this shortage.    Despite many people insisting...

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Angie Twombly, Sports and Features editor | May 2, 2023

I started working in a restaurant at the ripe age of 14. After only six months at a local fast-food place, I took a hosting position for a huge restaurant franchise. This goes without saying, but I love my job, and I have it better than many people (at least from the stories I have heard on TikTok), but this does not mean there are no stories to tell. Starting a job so young comes with a lot...

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