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The Devils’ declassified Prom survival guide

If your corsage doesn't match your dress perfectly, don't even bother going to the dance.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

Dear Seniors, This coming weekend—Saturday, May 4 to be exact— is probably one of the most important ones in your life. It is the culmination of your entire high school career. If you are anything like me you started dreaming about Prom since first grade. People always say that they imagined...

New Korean restaurant opens in Oak Brook

SGD's new location in Oakbrook Terrace provides students with a Korean food option.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

Over the past few years, Oakbrook Terrace has become a very favored area to spend time in, with the Oak Brook mall shops and the popular restaurants that surround them. Now, a new restaurant, SGD Dobu So Gong Dong (SGD), has opened to become one of the only Korean restaurants in this area. SGD opened on Wedne...

College scandal reveals hidden disparities

The prosecutor for the case announced the scandal to the public on Tuesday, March 13.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

On Tuesday, March 13, one of the largest ever college admissions scandals in the US was revealed to the public. The admissions scheme was two-fold, one part involved an elaborate mechanism that allowed students to cheat on standardized tests and the other, more substantial one was the bribing of college ...

Campaigning for April referendum amps up

ABC News interviewed students who were canvassing for the Yes for D86 campaign on Friday, March 1.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2019

For many D86 students and parents, the vote for the $166 million referendum in November sparked increasing concern for the future of both Central and South. Even though there were campaigns by both sides for the first vote, Yes for D86, the campaign to approve the referendum, decided to amp up fundraising an...

Forensics places first at state

All the seniors on the state team pose for a photo with their state trophy.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

The Forensics team won first place at IHSA State, for the second time in the team’s history, on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Peoria Civic Center. Central finished with 26 points with Thornton High School and Wheaton Warrenville South High School just behind them with 21 points. Tim Moser, senior, and Tat...

Former NBA star sheds new light on teenage substance abuse

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, Chris Herren, former NBA player, spoke to all grade levels in the gymnasium about the causes and effects of his drug usage.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

A former NBA champion, a father of three kids, and a 14 year recovered cocaine and heroin addict, came to speak at Central on Wednesday, Jan 23. Chris Herren, now a motivational speaker advocating against substance abuse, stood in front of thousands of kids in the gym and proclaimed his only wish: for just ...

The price of prestige

Melissa Li, senior, does homework while wearing a Harvard hoodie. Li aspired to attend an elite school since freshman year.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

In November of 2018, The New York Times published an exposé on a Louisiana school that had become popular because of videos posted online of students getting into their dreams schools. Colleges like Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Brown were accepting students from the T.M. Landry College Preparatory sc...

Why small classes matter

Certain classes have more than 25 students, which can impair the student's quality of education.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018

With the tragic results of the $166 million referendum vote, the board has begun considering drastic cuts that could be made to Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South in order to fund necessary building repairs. One option presented at Monday’s board meeting was cutting teachers and increasing class sizes to a ratio of 28:1. While I understand the necessity of cutting the budget, I think increasing...

Strong minds bring change

The goal of the club Strong Minds Bring Change is to spread positivity through the school, but also bring awareness to mental health diseases. The project shown here was from a similar club, Breaking Down the Walls.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2018

What started as a panel on teen depression presented in health classes has now become a new club called Strong Minds Bring Change. Relaying information to sophomores about teen depression inspired a group of students to do more in regards to mental health awareness and betterment. The club is committed to improv...

NHS hosts annual Halloween bake sale

NHS members, Melissa Li, Ella Pope, Ameera Ilyas, and Shreya Sharma are depicted above dressed as Mario for the bake sale.

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

As Halloween rolled around this Wednesday, Oct. 31, so too did the pronounced National Honors Society annual Halloween bake sale. If you were at school, it was hard to miss it. Students lined up near all the points of entry into the building and cluttered in teams right outside the cafeteria, impassion...

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