Avoiding debt in college

December 12, 2018

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College is not cheap nor is it going to pay itself, but before stressing and panicking, remember that there are scholarships. Scholarships are defined as a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need,...

New school, new school year

December 12, 2018

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A new school year also means a new school for the 2018-2019 students. Benson’s upgrades have out done itself. “I think the school’s renovations are really cool,” senior Ashleigh Henderson said. “It gives our old outdated...

Home (Un)sweet Home

Samantha Sperry, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

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“Oh, that doesn’t happen around here, this is a safe place.” Everyone wants to believe that they live in a safe place where the only crimes committed are speeding on a neighborhood road or someone stealing from the closest...

Stay Alert, don’t get Hurt

December 12, 2018

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Human trafficking can be difficult to detect, which is why it is important to be educated on the signs of a trafficker. The phrase “stranger danger” has been drilled into every child’s brain and becomes more important over...

Modern Day Slavery

December 12, 2018

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Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Despite how large of an issue human trafficking is in the United States, few people know about it. Traffickers use force to control and manipulate their victims into many different types...

Bunny-Based Enterprise

Bunny-Based Enterprise

December 12, 2018

Acknowledging Pain

Samantha Sperry, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

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One of the reasons why domestic violence is so overlooked is because many people, including the individuals in the toxic relationship, do not realize the signs. "It took me about a year and a half to realize how bad the relationship...

THE WALK FOR A CAUSE

Anthony Arenas, Reporter

November 19, 2018

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On Tuesday May 15, 2012, Benson High School Student Melanie Koontz passed away from a domestic violence case. Every year since Koontz death the Benson High School JROTC program does a walk in her honor about domestic violence.  ...

Escaping the Violence

November 12, 2018

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The first step to getting out of an abusive relationship is realizing that the relationship is toxic. When an individual is in a relationship with someone, they tend to focus on the good things, making it difficult for an individual...

Tuberculosis scare at Benson

May 9, 2017

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Coughing that never seems to stop, loss of appetite and rapid weight loss are the most common symptoms to the deadly disease tuberculosis. This deadly virus was obtained by an Omaha Benson high school student last month. Once...

Pence rallies for votes in Omaha

Eric Parsons, Reporter

May 9, 2017

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Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence held a rally here in Omaha at Midstates Construction Products near 67th and F St on Thursday, October 27. Pence has been campaigning across the United States since July 2016 for...

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