The Girl in the Pink Sari

The Girl in the Pink Sari

Katherine Kiang and Sanjana Srinivasan, editor
April 19, 2014 • 125 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

As the music begins to spread through the gymnasium to signal the start of the Indian dance at Thursday’s Ethnic Fair, a group of girls make their entrance wearing colorful and ornamented saris,... Read more »

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Cole Meyer and Christi Carras, Editor
April 17, 2014 • 345 views
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With the May 1 National College Decision Day rapidly approaching, more and more Central seniors are committing to universities all across the country. As a result, Central’s senior hallway... Read more »

Preschool Practicum: Childcare and Development invites toddlers into classroom

Preschool Practicum: Childcare and Development invites toddlers into classroom

Christi Carras and Kate Lee, Editor
April 16, 2014 • 145 views
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Ms. Lisa Sopiarz, Childcare and Development teacher, and her students prepare the classroom, replacing desks with tiny tables and chairs. They haul ABC rugs onto the blue carpets and decorate the room, just in time for Central’s youngest students who flood the classroom,... Read more »

My social experiment: staying silent for a day

My social experiment: staying silent for a day

Katherine Kiang and Kate Lee, Editor
April 15, 2014 • 153 views
Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

Anyone that knows me won’t hesitate to tell you that I love talking. In fact they may suggest that I have a hard time not talking. So when I found out today was the annual day of silence to support LGBT awareness I thought it would be an interesting experiment to try.  The day  of silence began as... Read more »

Girls switch up the norm and ask guys to prom

Girls switch up the norm and ask guys to prom

Danah Atassi and Jeff Lauer, Editor
April 14, 2014 • 578 views
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While many senior girls waited for their ‘prince-charming’ to ask them to prom, a few girls took matters into their own hands, by asking out a boy themselves. "I decided to ask a boy this year mostly because prom is such a big deal to everyone around here—particularly girls—that if they don't... Read more »

Men’s fashion: Spring edition

Men’s fashion: Spring edition

Liam Jones, Cole Meyer, Daniel Holland, and Jeff Lauer, Editor
April 14, 2014 • 255 views
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Mens' Fashion, Top Stories

Liam Jones Wearing: The red polo and khaki shorts As mother nature shifts from winter to spring, so does our fashion sense. The red... Read more »

Roglich asks professional basketball player, Jimmy Butler, to prom

Roglich asks professional basketball player, Jimmy Butler, to prom

Katherine Kiang and Jeff Lauer, Editor
April 13, 2014 • 395 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

There were no flowers or posters or costumes involved in senior Maddie Roglich's proposal plans. Instead there were video cameras and basketballs, as Roglich posted a video to YouTube asking basketball player Jimmy... Read more »

Swank and Thorne craft customized lollipops

Swank and Thorne craft customized lollipops

Danah Atassi and Jeff Lauer, Editor
April 9, 2014 • 233 views
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Seniors Maddy Swank and Lindsey Thorne have every little kid’s dream job. The two of them work at Vintage Confections, a candy shop in Clarendon Hills that specializes in producing edible image lollipops. Swank and Thorne work as unmolders, as each... Read more »

A “culminating experience”: students comment on new finals schedule

A “culminating experience”: students comment on new finals schedule

Christi Carras and Kate Lee, Editor
March 28, 2014 • 675 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

The school erupted in cheers as it was announced a couple weeks ago that the school year would not extend to June 12. However, students were warned not to get too excited, as there was the possibility of having school on President’s day or eliminating late start days. “Whatever,” students responded.... Read more »

Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Danah Atassi and Kate Lee, Editor
March 25, 2014 • 309 views
Filed under A&E, Features, Top Stories

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 »