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What the vice presidential debate entails for America

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris debated for the position of vice president 2020 election.

Zoya Anjarwala, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

October 14, 2020

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Democratic Senator of California Kamala Harris and Republican Vice President Mike Pence participated in a debate competing for the vice-presidential spot for the 2020 election.  Susan Page, the journalist for USA Today, was the moderator for this debate in order to to articu...

Forest Fires Ravage the West Coast due to Climate Change

El Dorado has been spreading rapidly and has burned over 10,000 acres of land on the West Coast.

Zoya Anjarwala, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 28, 2020

Forest fires have been spreading across the American West Coast due to a gender reveal party in California. The effects are devastating, and many people have been forced to evacuate their homes.  The fire, named "El Dorado," has burned more than 10,00 acres of land. It is unclear what device wa...

Tips to manage remote learning and stress

Remote learning has its challenges; however, being organized is being key to being successful.

Zoya Anjarwala, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2020

Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools in the Chicagoland area have switched to remote learning to ensure the safety of students and staff. As remote learning is different from a normal classroom environment, many students are unable to adjust and find themselves overly stressed...

Parks and Recreation hosts special quarantine episode

The cast of renowned sitcom

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2020

Parks and Recreation, a popular sitcom that aired from 2009 to 2015, hosted a special reunion episode on Thursday, April 30.  Actor Chris Pratt made his theatrical debut through Parks and Rec before he took on roles for other films such as Marvel and Jurassic Park. He played Andy Dwyer, a sweet and goofy character who polishe...

Governor Priztker announces shutdown of all schools for remainder of the year

On Friday, April 17, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that Illinois public schools wouldn't not be returning for the rest of the school year and extended the stay-at-home order till May 31.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2020

On April 17, Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker announced all schools would be shut down for the remainder of the school year because of COVID-19 concerns. He also extended the stay-at-home order for another month. The order will now be lifted on May 31, giving the virus enough time to decrease the spre...

Colleges go test-optional for class of 2021

Many colleges plan on going test-optional for the class of 2021 because all spring test dates have been canceled.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many colleges have decided to go test-optional for the class of 2021.  Many juniors are not able to take standardized testing due to the spread of the coronavirus. Normally, students plan to take the SAT/ACT during the spring of their junior year, but that is not po...

College Board enforces changes to AP exams

The College Board enforces new changed to AP exams due to the school closures.

Zoya Anjarwala, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many things have changed regarding the education system including the Advanced Placement (AP) exam testing.    AP testing is typically done in May to measure a student’s growth on the material they learned over the year in their AP classes. The tests are given sc...

Schools should remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot extends CPS shutdown until April 21.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools, ranging from elementary schools to colleges and graduate schools across the nation have been shut down to prevent the spread of the virus. Some schools, including some colleges, have been closed for the entire school year, while others like Central plan to reopen in ...

Popular lunch items at Central’s cafeteria

Some of the most popular food items at the cafeteria are the wing toss and chopped salad.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2020

Central’s cafeteria offers a variety of options for students to choose their lunch, from chicken nuggets to the infamous wing toss to chopped salad, but are there offers some students don't know about?  The cafeteria also offers snacks such as chips, cookies, muffins, and more.  There are some ...

Shamrock McFlurry launches for McDonald’s 50th anniversary

The Shamrock Shake and Shamrock McFlurry are brought back to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Every year in March, McDonald’s welcomes back a Shamrock Shake to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 for the month of March.  The Shamrock Shake has been around since 1970, and for this year’s 50th anniversary, the Shamrock McFlurry was introduced to the public.  More than 60 million shakes ...

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