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EDITORIAL: Vaccination advantages outweigh disadvantage

Sydney Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief | February 14, 2019

Vaccines are the most effective way of preventing infectious diseases from spreading, yet there are thousands of families across the nation that reject them despite doctors urging families to vaccinate their kids.  Luckily, low vaccination rates are not an issue at Omaha North or even Nebraska in general. According to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, as of 2017, 93.4 percent...

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Kevin Hart faces backlash over homophobic tweets from past

Denaya Lewis, Opinion Editor | February 14, 2019

The controversy over some homophobic tweets by Kevin Hart have kept him from being the 91st host of the Oscars. While homophobia is a very big and unfortunately growing problem I don’t think he should have stepped down from hosting the oscars. The tweets that are under fire stem from early 2010. Hart has deleted the tweets and since apologized. tweeting, “I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community...

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