“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
September 18, 2014 • 130 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 • 122 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 • 484 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 • 485 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 • 942 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 • 748 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 »

From choir boy to DJ; Dunderman transforms into DJ Goldbox

From choir boy to DJ; Dunderman transforms into DJ Goldbox

Cole Meyer and Kate Lee, Editor
February 25, 2014 • 682 views
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Senior Grant Dunderman, aided by cutting edge music technology and an iconic golden helmet, is “DJ Goldbox.” Goldbox popped into the world of electronic dance music in 2013 and has been creating and mixing music since. The young DJ has performed at many various venues with his most recent event... Read more »

Shetye aspires to be an animator

Shetye aspires to be an animator

Paige Pielet and Jeff Lauer, Editor
February 16, 2014 • 691 views
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Late into the night, she draws the same character over and over again in order to make a project deadline. It seems like she has drawn so much, and yet, all 240 pictures add up to a mere 10 seconds of animated film. This is the life... Read more »

Painting inside the lions: Isaac uses art as creative outlet

Painting inside the lions: Isaac uses art as creative outlet

Anna Konstant and Kate Lee, editor
February 14, 2014 • 964 views
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Senior Monica Isaac divides a canvas into four parts. She sketches the eyes and then moves to the nose. She then outlines everything in black, creating the image of a lion. Every year Isaac chooses a different theme to paint. Last year, Isaac painted... Read more »

“Inherit the Wind” livens up the stage

“Inherit the Wind” livens up the stage

Danah Atassi, Writer
November 15, 2013 • 666 views
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The fall play “Inherit the Wind” is a fictional account of the legendary Scopes Trial that defined the war between creationism vs. evolution. After Bertram Kates, a high school biology teacher, is arrested for breaking a town law about the teaching... Read more »