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Freshmen debut skills in musical

Emma Gordon talks about her experience regarding having a bigger role in the musical

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017

Getting a larger role in the school musical as an underclassman is hard to do, unless you’re Brody Melia and Emma Gordon. The two freshmen have been a part of the theater community for virtually all of their lives. Through middle school performances, outside theaters, and various clubs and activitie...

Ambassadors welcome new students

The Ambassadors Club is looking for new applicants starting March 6 for the 2017-18 school year.

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2017

With every new transfer student comes a dedicated, social, and helpful member of the Red Devil community. These students are members of the Ambassadors Club, an organization that encourages current students to help out new kids on their first days of a new high school. The Ambassadors Club greets new ...

Senior creates tools for relaxation

Emmit Flynn, senior, creates his own spinners, a relaxation toy made to help fidgety hands.

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017

Emmit Flynn, senior, holds his Firefly Spinner between his middle finger and thumb, slowly spinning it as he listens to his teachers throughout the day. In stressful situations, he whips it out, keeping his hands occupied as his mind wanders in thought. The spinning metals work toward calming and ...

MSA shatters the stereotype

MSA meets every Wednesday to plan fundraisers and events like their Basketball Tournament.

Zeljko Kospic, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

Every Wednesday, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) members meet to discuss how they can support the community they have grown up in. Through open discussions, event planning, and cultural lessons, the MSA sends a positive message and shatters stereotypes held about their religion. The MSA has bee...

Variety show showcases talents

The annual Hinsdale Central Variety Show kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the auditorium and continued the evening of Thursday, Feb. 2.

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2017

As the auditorium seats fill with seniors in beach day attire, underclassmen, and supportive family and friends, the performers crowd the green room under the main stage. Each act preparing for its shining moment, the chance to perform what they’ve been practicing for weeks. They wait for their cue...

Prom dress frenzy

Senior girls are already on the search for a Prom dress even though it's on April 28.

Zeljko Kospic, Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2017

It isn’t even February, and girls are already looking for their perfect prom dress. With the event nearing in April, the prom frenzy has begun. But why do people find the need to shop so early for their prom night look? Why stress so much over it, when it’s only one night? Why is prom even such a bi...

Meryl’s bold move: celebrities and politics

Meryl Streep accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globes on Jan. 8. Her acceptance speech touches on current political issues concerning free speech.

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2017

On Jan. 8, at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an honorary award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” In a memorable speech, she called out President-Elect Donald J. Trump ...

A guide to finals

Students get an early start on studying for finals. Finals begin on Monday, Dec. 19 and finish on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Zeljko Kospic, Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016

The Season of Finals is upon us! Merry studying to all! Here’s to stressful nights reviewing packets and pages of notes, realizing that all of what you know is only 10 percent of the multiple choice questions, cramming a semester’s worth of knowledge into ten minutes before the actual test, and experiencing...

Humblebrag: a new type of gloating

Students humblebrag about grades, college acceptance, and extracurricular achievements. There should be a limitation.

Zeljko Kospic, Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016

Bragging; gloating; boasting. All are known as the human manner of displaying success to others, in an attempt to get recognition or approval. It’s a sin, a no-no, a moral wrong. Yet, why does it still plague us? Why do adults and students alike continue to brag? I guess it's in our human nature, somet...

Give us back Veterans Day

School is in session for Veterans Day on Nov. 11.

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

The school has a reputation for keeping kids in school longer than necessary, just look at the days we start and finish this school year as an example. It doesn’t help that we only have snow days during polar vortexes, we lack historical appreciation (I’m talking about that legendary Cubs’ parade)...

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