Devils' Advocate

  • August 15Welcome back to school, Red Devils!
  • May 13Check out our YouTube account! @hcdevilsadvo
  • December 5Follow us on Instagram and Twitter! @hcdevilsadvo

How To Look Your Best on Zoom

Here is a good example of all of my advice below: mirror effect, good lighting, simple background, hair down.

Skylar Penland, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2020

Online learning is something relatively new for all of us. We are still adjusting and figuring out how to make this new setting feel as normal as possible. Here are some tips to help you look and feel your best on Zoom. 1. Settings can make a big difference in your appearance. Zoom usually has lots of...

Tips to manage remote learning and stress

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

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...

Spice up your quarantine playlist with these albums

Here are some albums to add to your quarantine playlist.

Natalia Berti, Jack Ging, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

May 10, 2020

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 to music in quarantine because it is a constant in our lives,” said Gabi Camara, junior. ...

Disney releases famous park recipes

Disney encourages people to start

Meghan Malec, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

Disney Parks have been temporarily closed since March 12 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring part of the Disney magic to your own home. Disney is encouraging people to “cook up some magic at home” after they released the park’s Dole Whip recipe on the My...

Support these local restaurants through UberEats

UberEats is a necesary business in the current pandemic. Courtesy of starlandnews.com

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

In times like these when it’s best to stay home, it’s important to be eating right. It is uncertain when sit-down restaurants are going to open back up again, so it’s best to enjoy food from the comfort of our own homes. Local businesses, including restaurants, suffer from lack of service, so one wa...

Continuing the college search from home

Many universities are offering virtual tours for prospective students.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2020

This year has been a stressful year for all of us. It is far from what we expected of the new decade and derailed all of our plans in the foreseeable future. Considering now is around the time most juniors begin the college search, this has impacted the class of 2021 especially.  Many students had college visits planned ove...

Michigan protests counter weeks worth of health precautions

A couple hundred protestors stormed Michigan’s capital on Wednesday, April 15 in Lansing against Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the coronavirus stay-at-home order. The protests spurring across the country are fostering large amounts of people, essentially putting more at risk.

Natalia Berti, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2020

A couple of hundred protestors stormed Michigan’s capital on Wednesday, April 15 in Lansing protesting Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the coronavirus stay-at-home order. “Reopen America” protests like that in Lansing have popped up all over the country this week in Minnesota, Virginia, Kentucky, ...

Quarantine playlist to lighten your isolation

With everyone stuck inside, we need a wide variety of music to listen to that'll help reflect on our situation.

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2020

Looking for something to do while you’re trapped at home? Well, why not give some of these fun funky tunes a shot? In this epic playlist of 30 songs, I’ve curated some tracks that are not only fitting to our current pandemic but will also help you to forget that Harvard experts have stated we could be...

Apps to help you connect with friends

Netflix Party allows you to chat with friends while watching a movie or TV show.

Lamis Alnatafgi, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2020

On April 8, to help students out during quarantine, District 86 granted a request from students to unblock Netflix, Disney+, and Netflix Party on Chromebooks with the conditions that students maintain social distancing guidelines that were outlined by Principal William Walsh.  This access to the streaming ...

Top 5 PS4 games

Sony's 4th home console, the PlayStation 4 was released in November 2013.

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2020

The current generation of video game consoles (Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, and Nintendo Wii U) is nearing its final days. Sony and Microsoft both announced their latest consoles, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X respectively, and Nintendo has already released their next-generation console with the Nintendo Switch.  To ce...

Next Page »

The news site of Hinsdale Central High School
Columns