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A Different Plate

A Different Plate

Elizabeth Eidem, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

You pick up an item off of the shelves at the store without even thinking about the jumbled ingredient list on the back label, and you fill your plate with today's menu: pasta bar with meat sauce, lacking hesitation. This is the luxury for students that do not have specified dietary restrictions that...

Capture The Flag NULLify event at UNO

Capture The Flag NULLify event at UNO

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Photography, Showcase

Cyber-security is one of the fastest growing industries with the rise of technology, so naturally with this growth comes demand. Problem is, less people are interested in coding because of the common stigma of coding being for “smart” people, so then rises the challenge of breaking this stereotype,...

¡Hola Seniors!

¡Hola Seniors!

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Taking a trip to an unfamiliar place can be overwhelming. Speaking, listening and comprehending a second language on top of that can be downright stressful. For some Spanish 2 students, this was just another learning experience.  Señor Johnson took a group of students to the Intercultural Senior...

Gamers Divided

Gamers Divided

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Who are you, really? There are two things that can, and will, eternally categorize you: Xbox or PlayStation. Each of these gaming systems have their own perks, but which one is truly the superior system?   Let's get down to the basics of the PlayStation. Created by Sony, PlayStation was first released in 1994. Sony was originally partnered with Nintendo, but when they backed out of the partnership, PlayStation lived on as Sony's brainchild. Sony...

You RaiseMe Up

You RaiseMe Up

Review By Kaylen Maltais, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

    When we were younger, dreams of the Boogeyman and of monsters chomping on our toes from beneath the bed while we slept kept us up in a cold sweat, but now that we're older, our rampant imagination is no longer what makes us bite our nails and hang our heads in dread. Instead, we cower and tremble at the thought of a bigger, scarier m...

Fear in the Fast Lane

Fear in the Fast Lane

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

To students, a driver's license leads to additional freedom and possibilities that they have been waiting on for what feels like an eternity. With obtaining this liberty, they begin to gain independence, inching closer to adulthood.  Although it leads to more opportunities, for senior Lauren Lafond it was nerve-wracking when first learning the rule...

Standardized Stressing

Standardized Stressing

Megan Davey, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

The door is shut, the room is silent, and looks of tension paint the face of every student inside. This is not a form of punishment; this is standardized testing.  Standardized testing comes in many forms, such as the ACT and SAT, but all have the same idea behind them. They are meant to test students' knowle...

Winter Wanna Dos

Winter Wanna Dos

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

As you feel the bitter cold seeping in from the cracks of your window during winter season, it can be difficult for some to drag themselves out of bed, leaving the warmth of their blankets.  In Nebraska, it is debatably harder trying to find something to do in the brutal weather.   Sophomore Mica Kielian has found ...

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

November 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Sports

2017 NSAA State Volleyball Semi-Final Championship Papillion La Vista Monarchs vs Millard North Mustangs Friday, November 10 @ 7:00pm Pinnacle Bank Arena North Court Pre-Buy Tickets($5.00 Students, $7.00 Adults): https://nsaahome.ticketleap.com/2017-nsaa-volleyball-championships/ Bag Policy: Guest may only have ONE clear bag that is 12x12x6 or smaller https://www.pinnaclebankarena.com/assets/img/Clear-Bag-Policy-Graphic-FIN...

Two is Better Than One

Two is Better Than One

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

For many people, school causes a lot of stress. For others, that stress is elevated when they add in their after-school activities. Doing more than one activity after school can be a difficult task, especially when they overlap. For junior Maddie Stock, Trap and The Dance Team both demand time from her...

Monarch Nation Celebrates Other Nations

Monarch Nation Celebrates Other Nations

David O'Connell, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Your teacher lectures with a monotone voice for the whole class period, then assigns homework each night that you spend hours trying to understand. Your daily life at school is a repetitive blandness that makes you struggle to keep awake. Meanwhile, the class next door eats Chinese cuisines and watches...

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