Happy Earth Day Earth, Sorry Your Party’s So Lame

Happy Earth Day Earth, Sorry Your Party's So Lame

Reilly Healey, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Earth Day: a simplistic day to celebrate the place we call home by showing off the places and landmarks around the world. We are shown videos, documentaries, and even TV specials celebrating this day. And for a moment, us humans pat ourselves on the back, praising ourselves for protecting t...

Omaha Hot Spot

Enjoy a treat at Ted and Wally's with homemade ice-cream daily.

Samantha Riggs, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Hangout spots in the Omaha area can be very limiting but Downtown Omaha never seems to disappoint. Whether it be a lunch date, some thrift shopping, or grabbing some ice cream, the variety of spots downtown allows for a great night out.  Throughout the years, many changes and improvements hav...

Welcome to La Vista, Hooters

A cheesesteak philly with curly fries and a red rose.

REVIEW BY: Lauren Unverzagt, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The last thing anyone would expect in 2020 would be a high school girl reviewing the brand spanking new Hooters in town.  But is anything surprising in 2020? At this point, it doesn’t feel like it. So let’s get into it.   I have eaten at the Hooters in Kansas City and was excited to have one open so close to home. As I was pulling up, the outside glowed and the parking lot was filled. Walking in, I was expectin...

“Feel The Bern”

Annie Waldman, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

A major appeal of Donald Trump in 2016 was that he was going to get things done. Three years later, only two out of the ten laws he ensured would be passed in the first 100 days of his presidency got any traction, according to the Washington Post, and the two that did were only partially passed. That is where his extreme...

Preparing Our Future

Preparing Our Future

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

With seniors wrapping up their last semester at PLHS, they have some words of advice to pass on to the junior class for their next year. Many students believe that junior year comes the hardest with the ACT, SAT, and the plethora of AP classes that open up, pressuring students to do well in...

Trash-Canning the Rich Tradition of Baseball

Cartoon by: Zach Long

OPINION BY: Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

In 2011, a 5'6, 168-pound kid from Venezuela named Jose Altuve made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut for the Houston Astros. He would go on to be a six-time all-star, three-time American League (AL) batting title winner, the 2017 AL MVP, the 2015 second base gold glove award, a five-time second base sil...

EDITORIAL: Student Section Sexism

EDITORIAL: Student Section Sexism


February 20, 2020

On any given Friday night, our bleachers are packed at the stadium or in the gym. The student section is roaring with flags waving, hands clapping and chants echoing, with female students following along. The tradition of having designated student section leaders is one that has been present for ...

Review of Jumanji: The Next Level

Monkey in the Jungle

Lauren Unverzagt, Writer

February 11, 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level continues the story of the latest Jumanji movie (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 2017) in which four characters are transported into the world of the video game: Jumanji. In the last movie, we were introduced to the main characters Spencer, Bethany, Martha and Anthony (more c...

Coffee Craze

Coffee Craze
Coffee Craze

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

A review of local coffee shops around the Papillion area to find the best place for a morning cup of coffee.

OPINION: Stressing and Refreshing Around the Holidays

OPINION: Stressing and Refreshing Around the Holidays

Lauryn Vacek, Writer

December 20, 2019

When you just get done consuming about 3,500 calories from Thanksgiving dinner and the only thing you want to do is curl up in a blanket and sleep. Instead you must get your Ice Carmel Macchiato from Starbucks and get ready to shop until you drop. You wait in line for three hours to get your daughter ...

OPINION: No Deodorant Needed

OPINION: No Deodorant Needed

OPINION BY: Reilly Healey, Staff writer

December 18, 2019

 Countless sweat stains and painful bruises covering your whole body, representing how you have put your heart and soul on the line in order to succeed. Perfection becomes an important reason for your sacrifice time out of your day to go to workouts and practices. No matter how much pain you endure ...

Rowdy yet Respectful

Rowdy yet Respectful

Anthony Rubek, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

I was at my five-year-old cousins flag football game and then something happened that was shocking. A parent ran on to the field yelling at the referee for a missed illegal block in the back call on one touchdown. I have never seen someone that upset over a game played by kindergarteners. But if a parent...

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