Local elections and their importance.

There is no feeling like that moment after you cast your vote and realize that you just impacted the whole world. Why wouldn’t everyone want to experience that feeling as much as possible? State and local elections happen each year as different offices come available, but no voter turnout compares to that of presidential elections.... Continue Reading →

An open letter to the governor.

Dear Gov. Pete Ricketts, I am currently a junior at the University of Nebraska Kearney and I read today that you have invited the NRA to hold their convention in Omaha, NE. I understand that the NRA will not be moving its convention to Nebraska, but the idea of what you have proposed is a... Continue Reading →

Vote in local elections.

State and local elections happen each year as different offices come available, but no voter turnout compares to that of Presidential elections. This is a major issue because there are incredibly important elections happening during the midterm elections that are not advertised as thoroughly as the Presidential elections are. In Nebraska, Republican Senator Deb Fischer... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about sex, Nebraska.

  The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates among developing nations, despite also being among the wealthiest. In the U.S., 24 states and the District of Colombia mandate sex education; however, almost half of those states are not required to teach with medically accurate information. Nebraska is not one of the 24 states... Continue Reading →

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