• Former NBA player Chris Herren visits Central to discuss drug abuse February 25, 2015

  • Mock Trial wins DuPage county championship February 23, 2015

  • Forensics wins State Championship February 23, 2015

  • Several boys swimmers qualify for state February 23, 2015

  • Girls Basketball wins regional championship February 23, 2015

Forensics team rises to level of competition, secures its first ever state championship

Forensics team rises to level of competition, secures its first ever state championship

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
February 26, 2015 • 52 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

Central’s Forensics team competed in the IHSA State Championship last Saturday, Feb. 21, and won the State title for the speech team. Central edged defending champions from Wheaton South to secure the victory with 29 points. Despite... Read more »

Girls’ bowling finishes impressive season

Girls’ bowling finishes impressive season

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
February 26, 2015 • 36 views
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After the girls' bowling season ended last week, the team celebrated their second place conference finish with a 6-2 record and a top four finish at the regional. The team, coached by Ms. Sanskruti Patel, was led by seniors Morgan Gusmano, Veronica Cothard, and Kelly DeJong and incorporated a number... Read more »

Brez’s Corner: the Chris Herren story

Brez’s Corner: the Chris Herren story

Jack Breslin and Christi Carras, Editor
February 26, 2015 • 99 views
Filed under Brez's Corner, Columns, Top Stories

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Wrestling team’s Allen and Edmond place in individual state tournament

Wrestling team’s Allen and Edmond place in individual state tournament

Daniel Holland and Christi Carras, Editor
February 25, 2015 • 54 views
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Feb. 19, 20, and 21, the wrestling state tournament for individuals was held on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champagne. Central sent junior Matt Allen and senior Juwan Edmond. Allen placed second in the 285 pound division, and Edmond placed third in the... Read more »

Can Oscar speeches spark social change?

Can Oscar speeches spark social change?

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
February 25, 2015 • 62 views
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

This past Sunday, Feb. 22, the 87th Academy Awards dominated television screens all across the globe. Labeled the “biggest night in Hollywood,” the Oscars distinguishes the best actors, actresses, directors, and alike from the subpar. Earning an Oscar is arguably the most defining moment... Read more »

A closer look at Forensics state champion Jackson Dockery

A closer look at Forensics state champion Jackson Dockery

Daniel Holland and Christi Carras, Editor
February 25, 2015 • 114 views
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Senior Jackson Dockery looked out at more than 2,000 people.  The location was the Peoria Civic Center, and all of the attention was on him as he and senior Nicole Labun had just been handed first place state medals for their scene in dramatic duet acting. Dockery and Labun... Read more »

Senior year meant success for gymnast Brigid Cultra

Senior year meant success for gymnast Brigid Cultra

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
February 24, 2015 • 65 views
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Brigid Cultra found her love for gymnastics at IGI when she was only six years old. The time spent there training, competing, and learning proved worthwhile, as she was the only gymnastic member from the Hinsdale Central Varsity Team to compete in state on Friday, Feb. 20. This has been Cultra’s... Read more »

Boys Basketball infographic of Feb. 13 game

Boys Basketball infographic of Feb. 13 game

Matt Stockmal , Staff Writer
February 24, 2015 • 68 views
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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Breaking Down the Walls attends leadership conference in D.C.

Breaking Down the Walls attends leadership conference in D.C.

Julia Guglielmo and Christi Carras, Editor
February 23, 2015 • 50 views
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Breaking Down The Walls is one of Central’s most recognized clubs. It has become so popular that it recently split into two sub-clubs. Last month it became nationally recognized and sent seven students to Washington D.C. for the LEAD D.C. conference. The group of students that attended included... Read more »

Club raises more than $15,000 to benefit classroom in Honduras

Club raises more than $15,000 to benefit classroom in Honduras

Liam Jones , Staff Writer
February 23, 2015 • 48 views
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What started off as a mission trip in Uganda for Hinsdale Central junior Graham Hooten back in 2013 turned into a personal dedication to help out fellow students more than 6,000 miles away. Hooten, along with fellow Campaign for Classrooms club members, began the school... Read more »