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Natalia Jiménez joined Morgan Mehrhoff in her classes throughout the school week.

Morgan Mehrhoff hosts Spanish exchange student

After texting for a month and patiently awaiting this day, it finally came. Morgan Mehrhoff, junior, excitedly picked up Natalia Jiménez, her Spanish exchange partner, with a brightly colored welcome...

Students dance in the field house dressed in traditional South Asian clothing on Nov. 3 at Centrals first Garba night.

South Asian Student Union hosts Garba night

The South Asian Student Union (SASU) hosted a Garba night on Friday, Nov. 3. The event was held in the field house from 6-8 p.m., and participants had several activities to choose from including dance,...

Mike Jezioro, the new athletic director.

Profile on Mike Jezioro

Kendall Florence, Contributor October 31, 2023

Following Dan Jones' retirement, new athletic director Mike Jezioro has stepped up in helping to improve athletics at Hinsdale Central this school year. Jezioro has worked with high school students for...

From Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

From Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Dana Karim, Contributor October 10, 2023

The school year has barely begun, but it feels like it has been so long since summer. October finally rolls around, and so does one of the first long weekend breaks: Columbus Day! Many took this three-day...

With warmer temperatures and summer jobs, teens may find themselves shopping more frequently this summer.

Summer Shopaholics

Yusra Shakaib, Ameer Akhras, and Leah Packer June 1, 2023

Bright fluorescent lights. Large glass windows. Glittery handbags and shiny dresses. Whispers and shouts and laughs and screams. Neon signs that beckon you.  The sun glares down as people walk into...

Senior Dan Watcke
won the 800 meter
run at the state competition at Eastern Illinois University May 25-27.

Boys track break records at state

You’re approaching the final curve of the 800. You’re in the last leg of the relay. The anchor. Only 200 meters left to run. You can hear the other runners on your back. Fatigue can’t get you now....

Teachers Dan Jones, Gina Gagliano and Jim Vetrone are retiring after many years at Central.

Saying farewell to beloved teachers

Zahra Ghadeer, Contributor May 23, 2023

As the 2022-23 school year draws to a close, so does the time some teachers at Hinsdale Central have left in the building. This year, there are a total of six different teachers retiring. These teachers...

(Left to right) Ethan Hallberg, Gio Carlini, Logan Melia and Owen Hallberg performing at their “2010’s Night” on Friday, March 10.

Central’s resident punk band: Down the Hall

Senior best friends Ethan Hallberg and Logan Melia had a somewhat unintentional beginning to their band Down the Hall. After playing basketball or just hanging out, the two would jam out to their favorite...

Seniors Catie McCabe and Sarah Fischer are both committed to continue their academic and athletic careers at their future schools.

Q&A with track commits Catie McCabe and Sarah Fischer

Catie McCabe (CM) and Sarah Fischer (SF) are seniors on the cross country and track team.  McCabe is committed to Indiana University, Bloomington and Fischer is committed to the University of Pennsylvania....

Chicagos iconic green river creates speculation for the true story behind its vivid green hue.

‘Dyeing’ for the Chicago River: Saint Patrick’s Day in Chi Town

Every year, as St. Patrick’s Day comes around, the shelves in stores are stocked to the brim with green items to commemorate the holiday and the leftover Valentine’s-themed candies and gifts are thrown...

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