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A review of the newly released iPhone 11

The iPhone 11 in white contains a glossy glass back screen as well as two separate camera lenses for different angles.

Lamis Alnatafgi, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2019

On Sept. 20,  Apple released the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 pro. The 11 is currently $699 for 64 gigabytes; $749 for 128GB; and $849 for 256GB. The 11 Pro will retail for $999, and the 11 Pro Max will retail for $1,099. Both of these phone designs are similar to Apple’s previous iPhone, the iPho...

Shifting into gear, literally

Junior Rayhan Hussain learned to drive stick in India.

Rayhan Hussain, Columnist

May 30, 2019

Stick shift cars are a niche. It’s just how they are in the United States. On the flip side around the world automatics make up only 32 percent of cars produced. Automatics are only popular in North America. I bet you don’t even know how to drive stick. My opinion about why automatics are popu...

5G Phones: The next generation

Phones are an essential part of a student's life at Hinsdale Central. The move to 5G will make daily phone use even faster.

Rayhan Hussain, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

Phones are part of lives, it’s undeniable. These small boxes of metal and glass can command up to three hours a day for the average person, according to a study done by USC Annenberg. The tech that’s in these phones determines how we interact with the world and how the world interacts with us. ...

Is the Mercedes-Benz A-Class worthy of an A grade?

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class appeals to younger buyers looking for luxury cars because it offers lower starting prices and opportunities for customization.

Rayhan Hussain, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

A Merc. A Benz. A Mercedes-Benz. Everyone knows what they are no matter what we call them. It’s a Mercedes-Benz. The three-point star embellished on the front denotes a car that caters to both elites and wannabes. It’s the brand that people think of first when luxury comes to mind. It’s a brand u...

Apex Legends or Fortnite: Which do Devils prefer?

Released on Monday, Feb. 4, Apex Legends is the latest addition to the battle royale genre of video games.

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

For the past year and a half, Fortnite: Battle Royale has dominated the gaming scene. With more than 44 million concurrent players, no other games have come close to competing with Fortnite. That was until Apex Legends, another Battle Royale was released. On Monday, Feb. 4, the world got its first ta...

Is Ultimate really the Ultimate?

The newest installment of Smash Brothers hit the market in December and has pleased many gamers.

Rayhan Hussain, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

It is out. It has been four years since the previous release of Super Smash Bros. On Friday, December 7, 2018, the new installment of Super Smash Bros. was released. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is what it was called. A sequel to an icon both on these grounds of Hinsdale Central and in the history of g...

To Jeep or not to Jeep

While test driving Jeeps, I had the good fortune to try out this series.

Rayhan Hussain, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2019

The time has come. Seniors are driving in the snow to their parking spots and many sophomores will receive their licenses. There are many different lists out on the Internet about the best car for a teen and while many of these lists are debatable, there is one car that captivates Central students lik...

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