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Students take steps to scholarship success

Sydney Hamilton, In-Depth Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under In-Depth

Every student going to college should apply for scholarships because they are one of the easiest ways to get money for school. Scholarships allow students to go to school for a cheaper price or free and they don’t have to pay...


Maraya White, In-Depth Editor

September 24, 2017

Filed under Humans Of North High, In-Depth

DECA is a Student Youth Organization affiliated with marketing. In DECA students develop leadership skills as well as attend workshops and they have opportunities to compete against other DECA students. The sponsors for DECA...


Tyvon Smith, In-Depth Editor

September 22, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans Of North High, In-Depth

'National Society of Black Engineers', otherwise known as NSBE, is a national organization across the nation, founded in 1975 by six black students of Purdue University in Virginia. In Nebraska, it holds the state's only chapter...

Courtney’s struggle for dominance over Anxiety and Depression

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

Courtney Andreessen, a sophomore at Omaha North, lived a happy life before she was diagnosed with depression in 2012 and anxiety in 2014. Courtney has been struggling for years, but what most people don’t realize is that...

Anxiety and Depression’s effects on Students

Molly Schmeits, In-Depth Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

  On August 30th, Selena Gomez canceled many tour dates from her Revival Tour. In a later interview, she confessed that it had to do with her anxiety and her diagnosis of Lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where ...

Spevak deals with Adjustment Disorder

Lily Spevak, Section B manger

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth

I was diagnosed at the age of 16 with adjustment disorder, a mental illness similar to PTSD that presents with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. Anxiety is a mental illness where a person experiences relentless feelings...

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