Freshmen play teaches morals

Freshmen play teaches morals

Paige Pielet and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 10 views
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I went to the freshmen play, "Everything I Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten", on Saturday night, the last show of three. Because of this, my expectations were that they had performed twice already in front of an audience and that stage fright and... Read more »

“Remember the Titans” hits the courtyard

“Remember the Titans” hits the courtyard

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
October 16, 2014 • 43 views
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Normally I’m not the biggest advocate for attending school functions, but when I heard Varsity Club would be playing “Remember the Titans” in the courtyard, I jumped at the opportunity. It didn’t disappoint. Although only about thirty people attended, there was free admission and faculty and... Read more »

Can you pass the test: author visits Central

Can you pass the test: author visits Central

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 8, 2014 • 95 views
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The Hinsdale Central library will have its first guest author on Thursday, Oct. 17 during seventh and eighth period.  The featured author will be Joelle Charbonneau, and she will talk about her book... Read more »

Humanitarian shares his compassion with students

Humanitarian shares his compassion with students

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
September 25, 2014 • 105 views
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The attentiveness in the eyes of the students was undeniable. In front of them stood Qasim Rashid, accomplished author, humanitarian, and motivational speaker. While his story may be different from those of us who have grown up near Hinsdale, his message is universal. “Embrace someone different,”... Read more »

“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
September 18, 2014 • 300 views
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The Drama Club is kicking off this year with The Odd Couple, which premieres Sept. 18, 19, and 20. Neil Simon originally wrote the play in 1965, portraying the life of two roommates, Oscar and Felix, who share completely different personalities. The play went on to make a name for... Read more »

Back to school, back to snacking (Interactive Infographic)

Matt Stockmal
September 16, 2014 • 221 views
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Fourth period lunch is brutal. For those who have it, eating a mid-day meal from 10:45-11:10 is just unnatural. Since the students in this lunch have close to four hours until their next meal, I asked them what they eat to stay energized during their studies. And here are the results.

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Art students showcase their work

Art students showcase their work

Katherine Kiang and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
May 11, 2014 • 625 views
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May 1 marked the closing ceremony for this semesters’ Art Show. Students taking advanced art classes at Central showcased their 12 piece series on a theme of their choice that they worked on this semester. Everything from acrylic paintings to fashion designs to jewelry were part of the exhibit. The... Read more »

“Rimers of Eldritch” strikes an unnerving chord

“Rimers of Eldritch” strikes an unnerving chord

Sanjana Srinivasan and Jeff Lauer, Editor
April 30, 2014 • 1,070 views
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On Saturday, I went to see the play "The Rimers of Eldritch" performed by the Hinsdale Central Drama Department. Overall, the play was meaningful, suspenseful,... Read more »

Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Danah Atassi and Kate Lee, Editor
March 25, 2014 • 1,048 views
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Before senior Margaret Hu begins to draw the subjects of her portraits, she gives them a multiple-choice test. Each question involves two drawings, and the subject must instinctively choose which one they prefer. This process is how Hu determines what... Read more »

“Beauty and the Beast” doesn’t disappoint

“Beauty and the Beast” doesn’t disappoint

Katherine Kiang and Kate Lee, editor
March 15, 2014 • 832 views
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I’m going to be frank here and say I’m usually biased toward loving musicals. Plays and music and dancing by themselves are alright, but if you combine the three together, you get a true experience. And I’m happy to say that this year’s musical... Read more »