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Red Devils Take on Europe

Red Devils Take on Europe

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
April 17, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Thurs. March 23, Spanish, French, and German students packed their bags for a spring break spent in Europe. Filling up planes and buses to O’Hare, kids anxiously awaited the adventures that they would discover in the next week. One group directed their travels to Seville, Spain, while the other...

Despite elimination, Naess sets standard for Senior Assassins

Despite elimination, Naess sets standard for Senior Assassins

Joseph Miscimarra and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

For some, Senior Assassins is a game, played by paying $10 at the start and trying a few times to hunt down their targets with Nerf pistols. But for Hinsdale Central senior Jan Erik Naess, assassins is a lifestyle. The object of the game is to use a toy gun to shoot a target, a different person ...

Fight Philosophy: Fighting at Central

Fight Philosophy: Fighting at Central

Zeljko Kospic and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Almost everyone knows the scene: the giant crowd of gawking students surrounding an argument that’s two seconds away from breaking out into something physical. Gasping and encouraging a fist fight, both inappropriate and uncalled for on school grounds. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it’s...

Get on iT: Behind the camera with Jay Campbell

Get on iT: Behind the camera with Jay Campbell

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If you had told Jay Campbell what was to come after he walked across the graduation stage on Dickinson Field in 2015, he probably wouldn’t have believed you. In the two years since he left Central, the photographer has experienced more adventure than some do in their entire lives through his constant...

Goodbye for 40 days

Goodbye for 40 days

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Wednesday, March 1, many students came to school wearing ashes on their foreheads, marking the beginning of Lent, a period of the year where Christians focus on living simply to build their faith. During this time, participants give up something that occupies a large part of their daily life. Le...

Freshmen debut skills in musical

Freshmen debut skills in musical

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Getting a larger role in the school musical as an underclassman is hard to do, unless you’re Brody Melia and Emma Gordon. The two freshmen have been a part of the theater community for virtually all of their lives. Through middle school performances, outside theaters, and various clubs and activitie...

Students react to NASA’s recent discovery of an exoplanet system

Students react to NASA’s recent discovery of an exoplanet system

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, NASA surprised people all over the world by announcing that their Spitzer Space Telescope discovered seven new planets in a system approximately 40 light-years away from Earth. That’s not all, however. In their official press release, NASA also suggested that three of these planets could be capable of supporting life. The system is called TRAPPIST-1, in reference to t...

AP Art History course fights for enrollment

AP Art History course fights for enrollment

Hajera Naveed, Contributor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Specialized classes are often overlooked by a majority of students, leaving the courses with a scarcity of students and the threat of cancellation. AP Art History, a class that has been taught for 24 years, faces such a threat as only 11 students are enrolled in it this year. The class faces the t...

Overworked?

Overworked?

Matt Daly, Contributor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features

A student comes home after a long day of school.  He has around two hours of homework, but has to go to his job soon, wondering when the balancing between the two will become too much.            The average Central student is involved in some sort of extra curricular activity. ...

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