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Director Tiffanie McCowin and Coordinator Toni Jimenez of the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program awarded this certificate of appreciation to Millard West to show their appreciation.

Giving for the good

Nolan Nemitz, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2021

Shopping for the best solution PSA

Logan Moseley, Striv co-Executive Producer
November 19, 2021
“Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” chronicles the tale of a down-on-his-luck toy maker. His estranged daughter and granddaughter inspire him to believe again.

Jingle Jangle all the way

Emma Baker, Catalyst 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
Shreeya is pictured wearing her new Indian clothes with the rangoli her mom and her made. She celebrated Diwali “festival of lights” on November 14th. “This day celebrates the return on Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and his wife Sita, an avatar of Goddess Lakshmi, to Ayodhya,” senior Shreeya Mishra said. “ After his 14 years in exile, Rama returns after defeating the evil Ravana, which is why this day celebrates good over evil. Because of their return the residents of Ayodhya had a celebration and lit clay lamps.”

Fancy festival

Jenna Reynolds, Features Editor
December 3, 2020
Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprint cookies were the number one cookie on the list.

Christmas Cookie Craze

Grace Hager, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019
The infographic shows surprising facts about Black Friday that demonstrate the insane amount of money spent during this day. Money spent on items such as flat-screen TVs and room decor could instead be used to feed all the hungry children in the world for 2 years. The sum of the money is so high that it’s larger than the GDP of 117 countries in the world. Money that could be used to clear up debt creates an even bigger problem of holiday debt.

Dying to get a good deal

Anna Blumenthal, Staff Reporter
November 26, 2019

Christmas too early?

Natalie Eljamal, Staff Writer
November 12, 2018
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