Family of Slain Protester Seeks Closure and Peace; Rally Calls for Unity, Action

The words reverberated across the tree-lined rolling hills of one of America’s greatest civil right’s leader’s birthsite. “Say his name,” Terrell McKinney said into the microphone. “James Scurlock,” responded to hundreds of protesters crowded around the Malcolm X birthsite as the sun set Sunday afternoon. McKinney, a 29-year-old Creighton University law student and candidate for […]

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COVID First Person

By Ryan Syrek   When my mom would drive me to middle school, I used to list the names and jersey numbers of Chicago Bears players on the way, so I wouldn’t literally shit my pants due to anxiety about bullies and homework. When I turned 15 and learned to drive, I was terrified of […]

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Crisis Behind Closed Doors: How the Pandemic Has Impacted Children’s Mental Health and What it Could Mean for Our Future

  By Chris Bowling I hate the coronavirus. Truer words could not define the country and world’s feelings at this moment; however, they rarely appear so succinct and blunt. But that’s exactly what Bonnie Sarton Mierau hears during weekly counseling sessions with kids at the Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska in West Omaha.  They […]

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