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The Catalyst

Netflixs latest release infuses grief and optimism to reflect on the pandemic

An ode to the pandemic

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2021
Standing in front of the Killian Court building on the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys campus, senior Thomas Bigler readies for his upcoming college experience. Back in mid-March, Bigler received an acceptance letter from one of the most exclusive engineering programs in the world. It was at first shock, Bigler said. I couldnt believe I had actually been accepted, and I had just a rush of shock and excitement.

Shooting for the stars

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
May 11, 2021
Junior Nathan Bigler pleads with his scene partner senior Dakota Horrocks in the spring musical The Addams Family. The preparation up until this show required a lot of effort from the cast. [The process] was so intense, Bigler said. It was a good experience, but it wasn’t the normal process of musicals, because this whole year has been not normal.”

Hitting the stage at last

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2021
The leading Best Picture front-runner for 2021, Nomadland is one of the most beautiful films of the year.

“Nomadland” soars to beautiful heights

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2021
Over the course of the past two months, Nebraska governor Pete Ricketts has engaged in opposition politics with Democrats. Rather than pursuing his own policies, he acts out of blind opposition to ideas others push forward.

The lazy game of opposition politics

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
April 15, 2021
Looking ahead to college, senior Jon Willis leaves behind an extensive legacy of commentating at Millard West.

Leaving a legacy

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2021
President Joseph R. Bidens first 100 days in office will prove whether he is focused on the rights of the American people or bipartisan unity

Biden needs to push the envelope further

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2021
Presiding over her class, senior Isabella Reilly plays a teacher zooming in on the projection screen. During the rehearsal process, the cast and crew had little time to become prepared. The show was heavy on props and projection needs, director Brooke Phillips said. We only met twice a week for a few weeks and the actors were able to take our writing from the officers and implement it right away.  Since there was no script, everyone had to be in tune with each of the stories.

Clowning around

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief, co-anchor MWHS Wildcat News
March 5, 2021
Fighting for a more diverse curriculum in Millard, DiversifyOurNarrative aims to encourage students to learn about more perspectives. We’re trying to eradicate any racism we can, Millard North junior Shreeya Shapkota said. We want curriculums to not be as Eurocentric as it currently is, so we want to include more perspectives from the eastern side of the hemisphere we don’t normally learn about.”

America faced a racial reckoning last summer, Students are still calling for change

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-In-Chief, co-anchor MWHS Wildcat News
February 17, 2021
Love on a Leash is director Jennifer Tens film debut. The avant-garde style of the plot pushes the bounds of what a film can become.

A love story for the ages

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2020
Tri-Faith Initiative is an organization in Omaha dedicated to religious diversity and fighting bigotry. For the holiday season, all their activities are remote; however, people can still participate in online workshops or other events scheduled on their website.

Local organization fights for a more diverse Omaha

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2020
English teacher Michael Catron recently received the Claes Nobel Educator Distinction Award. Nominated by senior Himanshu Gandhi, Catron teaches AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, Creative Writing and English 11.

English teacher Michael Catron wins distinguished award

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief, co-anchor MWHS Wildcat News
November 20, 2020
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