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The school needs to look into purchasing recycled paper to reduce its paper waste.

Central needs to switch to using recycled paper over new, virgin paper

Joy Shen , Contributor May 9, 2022

It would be difficult – if not outright impossible – to imagine a world without paper. In school, we use it as scratch paper, to print worksheets, tests, files, reports, and more. However, every year,...

Respect

Respect

Brandon Walker , Contributor March 25, 2022

Respect should be of the utmost importance to everyone.    “This is against the Civil Rights Act of 1965,” one responded.  “This is just like Brown v. The Board of Education. This is...

The dark side of suburbia

The dark side of suburbia

Abeeha Mirza, Contributor March 25, 2022

Hinsdale, like much of suburbia, is preoccupied with its facade of conformity and perfection. This cookie-cutter, car-dependent, upper-crust mindset has plagued our community with an ignorance towards...

Its all about perspective

It’s all about perspective

Anjali Jejurikar, Contributor March 25, 2022

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Throughout grade school, every student was taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. From Columbus’s perspective, he made incredible discoveries and...

We are on a break

We are on a break

Natasha Bhatia, Contributor March 22, 2022

As the enlightened Garfield once said, “I see it approaching, the much-awaited, deeply desired weekend.” Relatable, right? After a grueling week at school or work, weekends feel like an oasis in the...

Time well spent

Time well spent

Vandana Sivakumar, Contributor March 21, 2022

Seven hours. 420 minutes. The length of an average school day at Hinsdale Central. Now, let’s say that the average student has 7 passing periods, and the student spends only around 2 of the 5 minutes...

Homework: the harmful academic placebo

Homework: the harmful academic placebo

Katie Tschosik, Contributor March 20, 2022

Hinsdale Central is a good school. Everyone knows it. It's chock full of overachievers who will do whatever it takes to get ahead- even trudging through hours of arduous homework. But is all that homework...

Student stress predates the pandemic

Student stress predates the pandemic

Heidi Angelopoulos, Contributor March 20, 2022

We’re all familiar with student stress. We can all visualize the classic, overwhelmed, high-achieving student trying to stay at the top of their class, amidst a sea of other like minded individuals....

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