Boys’ tennis’ success flys under radar

Boys’ tennis’ success flys under radar

Liam Jones and Christi Carras, Editor
April 21, 2014 • 262 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The wind sways the trees back and forth, and leaves rustle as the two-time defending state champion boys’ tennis team takes the court. The leaves accompany passing cars as the only resonating noise, excluding the players themselves. Sitting there, something felt a little off. So, what’s missing... Read more »

The girl in the pink lengha

The girl in the pink lengha

Katherine Kiang and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
April 19, 2014 • 226 views
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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 lengha, which are traditional Indian clothing made of... Read more »

Students participate in Ethnic Fair

Students participate in Ethnic Fair

Anna Konstant, Christi Carras, Editor
April 18, 2014 • 131 views
Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

Students, teachers, and parents explored different cultures, such as Egyptian, Indian, Greek, Polish and Latin, at this year’s Ethnic Fair. Sponsored by International Club, people were able to learn about these different cultures through bulletin boards displayed in the cafeteria.  Students, teachers,... Read more »

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Cole Meyer and Christi Carras, Editor
April 17, 2014 • 540 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 • 162 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 • 185 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 • 607 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 • 300 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 • 439 views
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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 • 260 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 »