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Red Devil Nation hype songs

Red Devil Nation hype songs

Hannah Anderson, Zach Wols, A&E Editor, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2016 • 115 views
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Every day in the halls at school, tons of students can be seen with headphones in their ears, bobbing their heads to the beat of their music. They sometimes even choose to go wireless, and just bring a speaker so the entire hallway can hear. Even on Fridays, as music blasts through the intercom,... Read more »

Arts in Education Week lets student artists shine

Arts in Education Week lets student artists shine

Hannah Anderson, Zach Wols, A&E Editor, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2016 • 70 views
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This week from Monday, Sept. 12 to Friday, Sept. 16, student artists are coming together to celebrate and showcase their work for National Arts in Education Week. Central is one of many schools all over the country participating in this week of excitement and celebration pertaining to all of the art fo... Read more »

Shakespeare’s return to Central

Shakespeare’s return to Central

Hannah Anderson, A&E Writer
September 12, 2016 • 79 views
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For the first time in seven years, on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., the work of William Shakespeare is returning to the auditorium for the Hinsdale Central Drama Club’s annual September Show. Director Mr. Paul Woods chose “Henry V” as this year’s fall play after being captivated by it year... Read more »

Summer 2016 Movies: Hits and Misses

Summer 2016 Movies: Hits and Misses

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
August 30, 2016 • 123 views
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At the beginning of the summer, the most exciting thing for me was seeing the trailers for all of the blockbusters that were coming out. By the beginning of May, the list of movies I anticipated seeing was a mile long. However, by the beginning of August, I found myself feeling disappointed with most ... Read more »

An open letter to the Prom DJ

An open letter to the Prom DJ

Mackenzie Murtaugh and Libby McCarthy, Editor
May 3, 2016 • 452 views
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To the dearest of DJs, I am earnest in my opinion in that "Come on Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners proved a hit with the eclectic seniors at this year's Prom at Navy Pier's Crystal Garden. I regret to inform you that was arguably the biggest (and one of the only) hits of the night. It's not... Read more »

‘When doves cry’: Prince’s affinity for individuality strikes Central after musician’s death

‘When doves cry’: Prince’s affinity for individuality strikes Central after musician’s death

Mackenzie Murtaugh, A&E Writer
April 29, 2016 • 199 views
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Driven to dance by the melodious sounds of 'Purple Rain' and to nostalgic tears from the film of the same name, an artistry that has been perfected across generations, fads, and trends remains in our minds as of late. To the music industry's and the school's disappointment, Prince Rogers Nelson, artistically... Read more »

2016 Senior Superlative Nominations

2016 Senior Superlative Nominations

Emily Tomkinson, Zach Wols, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor
April 22, 2016 • 1,303 views
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The 2015-16 superlative winners will be announced in the May issue of Devils' Advocate — check your school e-mail for more information on how to vote. Cutest couple Jim Walker & Caroline Morris Nick O’Grady & Elise Martin Ellis Kritzer & Brigid Mulligan John Yeager & Kati... Read more »

“The Shakespeare Project” provides laughs and insight to his biggest plays

“The Shakespeare Project” provides laughs and insight to his biggest plays

Mackenzie Murtaugh, A&E Writer
April 20, 2016 • 241 views
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Thursday, April 21 through Saturday April 23, the Drama Group will perform The Shakespeare Project in the auditorium at 7 p.m. The performances will include an anthology of Shakespeare's works including Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Taming of the Shrew, among others. "It has some of the best scenes and mon... Read more »

“The Secret Garden” rings in the Spring season

“The Secret Garden” rings in the Spring season

Mackenzie Murtaugh, A&E Writer
March 21, 2016 • 461 views
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In the Drama Group's production of "The Secret Garden", originally a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and adapted into a musical in the early 1990's, flowers blossomed in the audience and onstage. Through extensive and impressive musical numbers, immaculate set design, and undeniable acting merit, the... Read more »

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