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Students experience ‘good nights’ at Whethan concert

Students experience ‘good nights’ at Whethan concert

Abby Stockmal, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2017


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On Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., internationally recognized DJ and music producer Whethan performed at Concord Music Hall with many students amongst the crowd. Ethan Snorek, more commonly known as Whethan, is an 18 year-old who hails from Orland Park, a suburb less than 20 miles away from Hinsdale. H...

Drama Club makes a splash with Fall Show

Drama Club makes a splash with Fall Show

Abby Stockmal, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2017


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From Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 18, the Drama Club will be staging “Metamorphoses” as its annual Fall Show. While the majority of past shows performed by drama club have had a linear plot and an easy-to-follow storyline, “Metamorphoses,” written by Mary Zimmerman, is a seri...

Stranger Things exceeds expectations

Stranger Things exceeds expectations

Peter Hughes, Samia Douedari, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2017


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One of the most popular television shows from 2016, Stranger Things, returned with a gripping second season on Friday, Oct. 27. In just three days of its release, an estimated 15.8 million Americans had tuned in to the second season's first episode, including many students and faculty members. For those who have not begun the sci-fi fantasy...

Band performs at local Halloween festival

Band performs at local Halloween festival

Abby Stockmal, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


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On Sunday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m., members of the marching band marched in the parade at Brookfield Zoo for the annual Boo! At the Zoo  celebration, an event that allows families and children to celebrate Halloween alongside the zoo's animals. Approximately 125 band students arrived at s...

Choir sets the stage with fall concert

Choir sets the stage with fall concert

Abby Stockmal, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, the Music Department held the Fall Choir Concert, where all four choirs performed for friends, families, and fellow students. The Treble Choir, Men’s Choir, Hinsdale Central Singers, Women’s Chorale, and Chamber Choir all performed three songs each on Tuesday...

Bandamonium unites music students

Bandamonium unites music students

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


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The walls are vibrating, the seats are full, and the hum of day-to-day background noises is being drowned out by the symphony of one of the largest concerts that the school ever hosts: Bandamonium On Thursday, Oct. 19, the school’s band will be hosting its seventh annual Bandamonium in the gym at 6:30 p.m. This year, mo...

New scary movies to see this October

New scary movies to see this October

Abby Stockmal, A&E Writer

October 13, 2017


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As October progresses, students might be questioning how to spend their Halloween. However, since the holiday is on a Tuesday this year, many may find themselves flocking to the theaters to watch scary movies as a relatively cheap and quick alternative to get into the Halloween spirit. “I love watc...

Five shows to watch this fall

Five shows to watch this fall

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


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While October ushers in colder weather, changes in fashion, and pumpkin-spice-flavored everything, it also ushers in new season and series premiers of the hottest shows. If you still haven’t decided what show to watch this season, here’s a list of recommendations that every type of TV viewer ca...

Freshman play tackles social issues

Freshman play tackles social issues

Everett Eck, Section Editor and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


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On Thursday, Oct. 5, the Hinsdale Central Drama Group will put on the annual freshman play. This year’s play is titled “Divided We Fall.”   The play has garnered both attention and scrutiny because of its topic. "Divided We Fall" discusses serious issues like suicide and bullying in the cont...

Susan Cao documents the common applicant

Susan Cao documents the common applicant

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2017


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As college application season dawns on hopeful high school seniors across the U.S., many find themselves confused by the complex application process. However, Susan Cao, senior, has drawn inspiration from the common, overwhelming experience to film a documentary dissecting its parts. Her documentary,...

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