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Last year, in the Masonic State Academic Bowl, the varsity team received third place.

Scholastic Bowl competes in Discord tournament

On Thursday, Feb. 25, the Scholastic Bowl competed in an online organized tournament on the online platform Discord. Central had matches against Carbondale High School, the Illinois Math and Science Academy,...

On Monday, Feb. 2, Burmese civilians hold up signs in protest after the military detains the State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Protests surge against the military junta in Myanmar

On Monday, Feb. 1, the military of Myanmar formed to create a junta that overthrew their democratic government by taking control of the parliament and arresting civilian leaders, including Daw Aung San...

Senior twins Stephanie and Amelia Zayed launched their own makeup brand called ZBeauty.

Central twins launch their own makeup brand

Senior twins Amelia and Stephanie Zayed have been fascinated with makeup ever since they could remember. They would spend hours playing with their mom’s makeup, watching tutorials on YouTube, and taking...

There was plenty of room to safely skate while maintaining distance from others at the Maggie Daley Rink in Chicago.

Ice skating in Chicago is open amidst COVID-19

The Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon is one of the many attractions in Chicago that has adapted amidst the pandemic. In years prior, the rink held approximately 780 people at one time. But now, the...

Assistant Regional Director Stephanie Trussell (left), junior Olivia Zelenka (right), and Ethan Austermann (center) supported the Jeanne Ives campaign by assisting donors at the computer.

Students take on congressional campaigning

As the 2020 presidential and congressional elections approached, it was common to see volunteers filling their cars with yard signs to deliver them throughout the Chicago suburbs. Junior Olivia Zelenka...

Although Athleta assures to their costumers that their masks are not medical grade, they highly recommend that alongside wearing their masks, users should wash their hands frequently and maintain social distancing to keep the community safe.

Athleta cloth masks are set apart from regular masks

Athleta masks, sold either on their website or OakBrook Mall, have over 2,500 five-star reviews for their breathable and fashionable masks that provide three layers of protection. The masks have an impressive...

In contrast to the girls sophomore volleyball team (above) in 2019, the team now mandates that players stay socially distant.

Girls’ volleyball team quarantines for two weeks

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the 2019-2020 girls’ volleyball sophomore team suspended practices for 14 days after one player contracted COVID-19. Before the season was put on hold, the team met for practices...

Junior Alex Collins is one of six to receive the Brower Award in the nation.

Student receives Brower Youth Award for environmental leadership

Junior Alex Collins, the co-founder of an organization called Students Against Ethylene Oxide (SAEtO), was one of six students chosen nationwide for the Brower Youth Award. The award recognizes students...

Here are some albums to add to your quarantine playlist.

Spice up your quarantine playlist with these albums

Quarantine offers the chance to get more wrapped up in new genres of music and allows you to find a mix of songs that speak towards your personality.  “I think that many people spend time listening...

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