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An open letter to juniors

An open letter to juniors

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

May 21, 2019

Dear Juniors, Your senior year is right around the corner, make it count. Remember, your high school friends matter more than anything, you’ll be with them for the rest of your life. Plan to go to the same college! There is no downside to this, plus, it will make your roommate search easier. ...

The Devils’ declassified Prom survival guide

The Devils’ declassified Prom survival guide

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...

Students keep up with the Kardashians

Students keep up with the Kardashians

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

March 14, 2019

There is a humanitarian crisis in Syria, and climate change is at the point of no return. But who cares? There are real issues to cover, like Tristan Thompson cheating on Khloe Kardashian with Jordyn Woods, Kylie Jenner’s best friend. The news broke out in early March, and since then our school has b...

Bathroom doors are unnecessary

Bathroom doors are unnecessary

Saba Ali, Hajera, Section Editor, and Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2019

Last Tuesday, I walked towards the girls’ locker room to get ready for Early Bird. However, when I passed the girls’ bathroom across from the cafeteria, I noticed a group of custodians from Building and Grounds working with a sign blocking the doorway. What I failed to notice was the lack of door ...

We need more pumpkins

We need more pumpkins

Saba Ali, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2018

Now that it is Fall, plenty of students can be seen roaming the hallways with a Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte in hand. No matter how classic a 'PSL' is, more creativity is needed for pumpkins to be celebrated well. In this world, there are not enough pumpkin assortments. Sure, we may have pum...

Your Guide to Sounding Smart

Your Guide to Sounding Smart

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

October 3, 2018

Whether we would gladly admit it or not, we all would like to appear smarter to those around us--or, better yet, emerge percipient to the laymen encircling us. The latter is perspicuously the better option. Who cares if no one comprehends what you are declaring? It is then that they sense your intel...

Surviving the ever-changing weather

Surviving the ever-changing weather

Thea Sankari, Samia Douedari, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

Remember that one time, like five days ago, when it was sunny, 70 degrees, and everyone was happy? You know the day. It was the one when you were wearing shorts and sitting in the courtyard during lunch. What a good day. See, it's snowing now, but you will see beautiful days like that again soon. Mayb...

Pitbullpalooza

Pitbullpalooza

Brandon Belgrad, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018

Naperville Ribfest: Lollapalooza with less drugs and more ribs. This superior four-day festival that's right in our backyard announced recently that international superstar Pitbull will be headlining the main stage on Thursday, July 5, and Hinsdale Central is buzzing. Walk around the hallways, ...

Junior Police: exposed

Junior Police: exposed

Abby Stephens, Nick Seda, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017

Disclaimer: The following video and story are satirical over-dramatizations of recent school events. Over the past few weeks, talk of students Juuling and vaping in hidden corners of the school has been circulating. While the school has official protocol for dealing with these issues, rumors began t...

Waitlisting sucks

Waitlisting sucks

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

The college admissions process is a magical time for many seniors. People work hard for four years and reap the benefits of getting into one of their top choices. For those who are less fortunate, however, they sometimes have to settle for safety schools. No, not because they were rejected; they were...

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