News

Since 2016, a new group has entered the American social and political world: the Proud Boys. The group was relatively unknown until the first presidential debate in 2020 when President Trump asked the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by,” according to The Guardian. 

The fall semester is nearly finished, and students will be headed home to spend time with their families for the extended break. 

In addition to voting for President and House/Senate positions, Nebraska and Oregon had some controversial laws up for vote, both of which passed. 

Sports

On Nov. 18 and 19, the Doane Cheer and Dance teams held a recruitment event on Doane’s campus. Incoming and current students were given the opportunity to practice with the current squads and showcase their skills to Coaches Ashley Lyon and Alexis Determan. In total, 20 students attended the…

Recently, it was announced that all student-athletes competing during the Fall and Winter seasons would not be charged with a year of eligibility.

Life & Culture

On Nov. 16, auditions for the upcoming theater production, “Lonely Planet” written by Steve Dietz, were to be held. However, due to a variety of factors, the auditions were postponed until spring.

The Doane Theater Department presented their most recent production, “WWZ: A Survivor’s Tale of the Great Zombie Pandemic,” last week on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13.

Before COVID-19, the Cafeteria, colloquially known as the “Caf,” was a buffet-style dining hall. Now, students are given pre-packaged boxes of food and cannot eat inside the Caf. The menu has also experienced some changes that students have mixed views on.

Opinion

With a long-running feud between Doane University President Jacque Carter's administration and a group of Crete campus faculty threatening to ignite again over a Board of Trustees initiated budget plan… a former Interim UNL President… is being actively promoted as a potential replacement Pre…

One of my greatest accomplishments has been being part of Doane’s Honors Program. Since the announcement that the Honors Program may be cut because of prioritization, I have been gutted by the idea.