National Merit semi-finalists share thoughts on their academic success

National Merit semi-finalists share thoughts on their academic success

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
September 29, 2014 • 79 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Twenty-three seniors at Central have recently been named semi-finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which they entered as applicants last fall. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), which is held in the fall, acts as an “initial screening” for those who wish to enter... Read more »

Mr. Hartman makes a splash as new head football coach

Mr. Hartman makes a splash as new head football coach

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
September 28, 2014 • 51 views
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

The student body cheers from the sidelines as Central runs in one more touchdown. The score is 42-14 against Proviso West. The whistle blows, signaling the end of the game and yet another win in the pocket of the football team and new Head Coach Dan Hartman. Hartman’s impact at Central hasn’t... Read more »

Cida Thai delivers authentic Thai food

Cida Thai delivers authentic Thai food

Liam Jones, Daniel Holland, and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 25, 2014 • 67 views
Filed under Dining with the Devil, Top Stories

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Humanitarian shares his compassion with students

Humanitarian shares his compassion with students

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
September 25, 2014 • 47 views
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The attentiveness in the eyes of the students was undeniable. In front of them stood Qasim Rashid, accomplished author, humanitarian, and motivational speaker. While his story may be different from those of us who have grown up near Hinsdale, his message is universal. “Embrace someone different,”... Read more »

“Slow and steady” wins in girls’ tennis

“Slow and steady” wins in girls’ tennis

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
September 24, 2014 • 99 views
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ varsity tennis team, the second place finisher in 2012 and the state champion in 2013, is gunning for a repeat this year with an experienced group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors. A difficult schedule to start the season along with the absence of some of the team’s top players led... Read more »

Students model new fashion trends

Students model new fashion trends

Paige Pielet and Brianna Ary
September 19, 2014 • 285 views
Filed under Fashion, Top Stories

We are in that awkward in-between stage that we all love (60-70 degrees and sunny most of the time) and hate (do I wear boots or sandals?!). I’ve been looking for what is most popular at Hinsdale Central fashion-wise and am here to give the lowdown. Girls' Fashion: ... Read more »

“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

“The Odd Couple” premieres tonight

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
September 18, 2014 • 205 views
Filed under A&E, Features, Top Stories

The Drama Club is kicking off this year with The Odd Couple, which premieres Sept. 18, 19, and 20. Neil Simon originally wrote the play in 1965, portraying the life of two roommates, Oscar and Felix, who share completely different personalities. The play went on to make a name for... Read more »

Boys’ soccer expects nothing short of State Championship

Boys’ soccer expects nothing short of State Championship

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
September 17, 2014 • 151 views
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The boys’ soccer team has only one expectation for this season: winning the State Championship. In the 2013 season, the Red Devils accomplished an undefeated regular season, but were bested by Lyons Township in the state playoffs. Senior captain Evan Floresch and the rest of the varsity team still... Read more »

Teacher strike possible

Teacher strike possible

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 17, 2014 • 308 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

The fear of Hinsdale Central students losing their Homecoming loomed the halls the day after September 9, 2014. This was the day the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association (HHSTA) filed its notice to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to begin a public posting process of current contract... Read more »

Central implements new solar panels

Central implements new solar panels

Liam Jones and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 16, 2014 • 182 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

In an effort to be more eco-friendly, Hinsdale Central implemented solar panels on the south facing school walls this summer. “At some point early in June, we were working with our building engineer, and the construction company to schedule dates for the installation...throughout... Read more »