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Miss Cover Girl 2015 winner demands to receive “the prize” she was promised

By Karlha Velasquez Rivas   Neli Hernandez-Briceño, the winner of the Miss National Cover Girl pageant, demands from the organizers of the Quinceañeras Foundation the prize promised to her for being the winner of the beauty pageant for young girls in Las Vegas. The prize? A scholarship for some of the costs of her college education.   […]

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Miss Cover Girl 2015 winner demands to receive “the prize” she was promised

By Karlha Velasquez Rivas   Neli Hernandez-Briceño, the winner of the Miss National Cover Girl pageant, demands from the organizers of the Quinceañeras Foundation the prize promised to her for being the winner of the beauty pageant for young girls in Las Vegas. The prize? A scholarship for some of the costs of her college education.   […]

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Cuban-American author to discuss her work at Omaha Lit Fest

by Leo Adam Biga   Best-selling author Jennine Capo Crucet, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor, is a featured writer at the September 14 Omaha Lit Fest. She’ll discuss her latest book, My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education. The essay collection is based on her work as a New York Times […]

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Artist’s drawings for English-Spanish language children’s book featured in exhibit

by Leo Adam Biga   Omaha fine art drawer Joseph Broghammer got more than expected in 2015 at the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico artist residency program offered by art collectors and patrons Karen and Robert Duncan of Lincoln, Nebraska.   Little did he know that the couple’s dog, Chica, would steal his heart and become the […]

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Award-winning Omaha Lit Fest author Angel Garcia explores toxic masculinity in his book of poems

by Leo Adam Biga   Noted poet Angel Garcia, whose 2018 book Teeth Never Sleep has won an American Book Award and the CantoMundo Poetry Prize, will be among the featured authors at the September 14 Omaha Lit Fest.   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ph.D. candidate in Creative Writing is a graduate teaching assistant in […]

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Young firefighters in Omaha

Young people in Omaha are invited to participate in a special training session with the Fire Department to find out if they can have a career there.    Many education experts consider that when a young person is studying, it’s hard to understand the importance of selecting a professional career. Many make a decision by […]

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Young people vs. STDs

The way young people feel about sexual relations is very different to how their parents and grandparents used to feel. This is something that has impacted our society due to the consequences suffered by its members, even reaching a “devastating pandemic of young people with STDs that needs to be stopped,” as stated by the […]

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Fiesta anual en la iglesia Asunción-Guadalupe

Católicos de Omaha vivirán el aniversario número 47 de dicho festejo.     Nuevamente llega el día de la fiesta religiosa más esperada por los miles de católicos que forman parte de la iglesia de la Asunción y Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, la cual ofrecerá toda una verbena popular durante tres días de celebración.   […]

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Depression in undocumented immigrants

Feeling desperate as an undocumented person in the country, last year Maria Hernandez tried to end her life by slashing her wrists. The 22-year-old survived her attempted suicide, but she has not overcome her depression.    “My emotional issues began when I felt that I couldn’t talk to anyone about my immigration status. I had […]

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