Party Poopers: Prom receives harsh reaction from attending students

Party Poopers: Prom receives harsh reaction from attending students

OPINION BY Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Whether it’s their first or last prom, people look forward to the dance for months. The excitement of getting ready, finding the perfect outfit, making plans for dinner and pictures. Everyone can’t wait for the event of the year.  But then they arrive.   As soon as they enter the building, it’s complai...

2019 Senior Spotify Playlist

2019 Senior Spotify Playlist

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

Hello Monarch Nation! We are gearing up our 2nd annual Senior Spotify Playlist, and we hope that with your submissions, we can make this year better than last! For those that don't know, the Senior Spotify Playlist is an opportunity for us to give the seniors a great send off their last week of...

Salute to Captain Marvel

Salute to Captain Marvel

REVIEW BY Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

"Captain Marvel" follows Carol ‘Vers’ Danvers, an Air Force pilot involved in the top-secret Shield program ‘Pegasus’. One alien attack later, she finds herself on the Kree planet of Hala, without any memory of her previous life on Earth. From there, she returns to the Terran planet, also...

Standing Out Among the Crowd

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 26, 2019

Ah...Prom. Every high schooler’s dream, a fancy dinner, friends (or a date), and the perfect attire. But wait...what if you hate dresses?? What do you do? Fear not, unique individual, for I will provide alternative options for you.   Jumpsuits are a bold choice that can make one stand out in the crowd and they can be found at most department stores along with more upscale online stores. They come in a va...

Alita: Endurance Test

Alita: Endurance Test

REVIEW BY: Gabriel Lyden, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

“Alita: Battle Angel” tells the story of a robot dug up in a garbage heap that discovers a strange and hostile new world in the form of Iron City, or at least that’s the story it attempts to tell. 20th Century Fox saw fit to give this film a 200-million-dollar budget to Robert Rodriguez, or as...

Florida man throws samurai sword at sheriff’s deputies

Another Florida Man Challenge example.

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

March 3, 2019

Just kidding. Or not? If you’re a twitter fanatic like I am, you’ve certainly heard about the “Florida Man challenge” by now. If you haven’t, the Florida Man challenge is where you search “Florida man + your birthday” to find the corresponding article. Usually, Google will come up with a ne...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: How Good is The Good Life?

The Good Life is located in Omaha at 1203 S 108th St. It opens everyday from 11am to 2am.

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Perhaps, as of late, sports bars have earned a bad rap, what with the whole ‘dudebro’ stereotype and all its drunken glory being associated with the patronage of these establishments, but maybe in our haste to condemn their exaggerated movie portrayals, we were too quick to judge their true character. Mayb...


Natural light floods the seating area at Hard Bean Coffee. Abundant seating can accommodate the busy times, but also allows options for a quiet corner.

Delani Watkins, Scepter Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

A golden bell tied to red, white and blue ribbon adorns the door handle at Hard Bean Coffee. Its chimes are welcoming, and they are the gateway to a quiet coffee shop tucked in the end of the small strip of stores that lies on the northwest corner of 72nd and Giles streets.  This cozy store opened just over a year ago and...

A New Chapter

Danny Lin admires the landmark of a historical president in the Yunnan Province of Southern China. In the summer of 2017, Lin revisited some familiar places from his vibrant childhood.

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

The people we pass by on the street are generally strangers; strangers that we normally do not think twice about. Usually, we cannot even remember the face of one from just a few days ago, but regardless, all strangers have histories.   When almost fifteen percent of the US population consists of immigrants, you are bound to come across someon...

Opinion: Best Year of High School

Answer in the poll below!

OPINION BY Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019

Ah, high school, the “best” years of our lives...supposedly. The four years we spend in this building change us, usually for the better, but, out of all the four years, which one is truly the best? Freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year?   The angst that fills these walls is sometimes overpowering, the different age groups mingling and becoming friends. All the non-seniors f...

Trend Takeover

Kendra Scott and Lululemon have become more popular because of their quality. Many students have chose to buy these products.

OPINION BY Kenzie Ward, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

It’s officially 2019, and although 2018 may be over, the trends are never ending. We started the year off with the world record egg that went viral in less than the first 20 days of the new year. With over 50 million likes, the egg dominates the previously most liked picture on Instagram, which...

Valentine’s Day: Is It a Corporate Holiday?

OPINION BY: Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

January 31, 2019

 Where the heck did Valentine’s Day come from? The holiday of “love” seemingly came out of nowhere with its heart boxes filled with chocolates, flowers, and expensive gifts. People spend so much money on a random holiday for “love," but is there really a meaning behind it besides the overhan...

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