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Hidden Figures for Black History Month

Hidden Figures for Black History Month

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 23
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On Friday, Feb. 17, submissions to the Hidden Figures Challenge, which entailed classrooms showcasing little known African Americans, living or dead, who shaped the success of America. The challenge took its inspiration from the Oscar-nominated 2016 film by the same name that highlighted three AA women...

Executive Board Candidates give their pitch

Executive Board Candidates give their pitch

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 22
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On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Hinsdale Central will be holding elections for the 2017-2018 Executive Board. Executive Board positions include President, Vice President, Secretary, Social Chair and Public Relations Manager. Candidates have lined the hallways with posters, made videos andused social media...

Bingo Night to raise money for Prom

Bingo Night to raise money for Prom

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 22
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On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the class board is hosting a school-wide bingo night to help the senior class board raise money for prom.  This is a break from years past, as it was previously a senior specific event. “I’m excited for bingo night because it’s fun to see all the seniors come together to have a go...

MSA hosts second tournament to benefit students and charities

MSA hosts second tournament to benefit students and charities

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 21
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On Feb. 19, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) held their second basketball tournament this year. Fourteen teams of five people competed in ten-minute long games, and the winning team was able to win two Chick-fil-A gift cards and one Chipotle gift card. MSA hosted a previous basketball tournament on ...

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputa, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 15
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Throughout the week of Feb. 6 to Feb. 10, Black History Month committee put on a variety of activities celebrating Black History Month. Activities have included a poetry reading before school on Friday, Feb. 10, and a drum performance at lunch on Monday, Feb. 6. These events were put on by the Black Histo...

Forensics puts on a show

Forensics puts on a show

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 14
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On Feb. 10, the Forensics team ran a showcase that featured a variety of events displayed throughout the day in the auditorium open to all students and classes.  Some events performed included Performance in the Round, Dramatic Interpretation and Humorous Duet Acting. The showcase allowed...

Winter pep assembly hypes up students

Winter pep assembly hypes up students

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 6
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On Feb. 3, the students and staff participated in the Winter Pep Assembly as a kickoff to the annual winter dance, Snowcoming, formally known as turnabout. The assembly consisted of fun activities and competitions among the four grade levels. To start off the assembly, the pommers performed an...

Facebook takes a turn at live footage

Facebook takes a turn at live footage

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
January 31
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Instagram captured the idea of live stories from Snapchat on Aug. 2, but now, Facebook wants to do the same. On Jan. 27, Facebook released Facebook Stories and hopes to spread it on to more countries after testing it in Ireland.      Similar to Snapchat's new feature of commenting on a story, Facebook Stories allows users ...

Trump signs executive orders as his term begins

Trump signs executive orders as his term begins

Ali Ardehali, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor
January 31
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In the early days of his presidency, President Donald Trump signed multiple executive orders, issuing the creation of the wall between Mexico and the United States, immigration bans from seven Middle Eastern countries for 90 days, construction of the Dakota Pipeline and the withdrawal from the Trans Pa...

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