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Students finalize prom plans

Students finalize prom plans

Thea Sankari, Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019


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Prom: the last chance for high school seniors to attend a school dance. For many, prom is a night filled with dancing, friends, music, and is a way to finish off high school on a strong note. As prom draws closer and closer, many students are beginning to finalize their plans, whether it be figuring...

Tragic event sparks safety questions

Tragic event sparks safety questions

Sarah Badawi & Gayatri Thiri, Features Writers

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Thursday, Feb. 19, Beth Dunlap, a junior at Downers Grove North High School– a school just minutes away from Central passed after being hit by a driver under the influence on the crosswalk outside of the school. “This situation could have been avoided if the man that hit her was not under the influence and was following the rules of the road....

College scandal reveals hidden disparities

College scandal reveals hidden disparities

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

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Tuesday, March 13, one of the largest ever college admissions scandals in the US was revealed to the public. The admissions scheme was two-fold, one part involved an elaborate mechanism that allowed students to cheat on standardized tests and the other, more substantial one was the bribing of college ...

Parkland survivor speaks about gun control

Parkland survivor speaks about gun control

Michalea Halikias, Thea Sankari, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


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With the popular debate of gun-control, a large audience gathered in the library and after school on Friday, March 8, and anticipated the arrival of Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. and a pro-gun advocate. Heads turned as he walked in an...

President and Vice Presidents compete for this year’s elections

President and Vice Presidents compete for this year’s elections

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Section Editor, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2019


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The school year is coming to an end, which means it’s time for election season. Students that want to be more involved in the school and become role models to the underclassmen can decide to run for President or Vice President. They work together to organize different school events and inform the sc...

Get to know the Social Chair candidates

Get to know the Social Chair candidates

Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2019


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The social chair election will occur on Tuesday, March 19, and this year three pairs of junior are running, including Becca McCann and Jonathan Hernandez, Charlie Brubaker and Alex Ovan, and Anthony Zayed and Brennan Walsh. Devils' Advocate sat down with the pairs to get to know them and discuss ...

Campaigning for April referendum amps up

Campaigning for April referendum amps up

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

March 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

For many D86 students and parents, the vote for the $166 million referendum in November sparked increasing concern for the future of both Central and South. Even though there were campaigns by both sides for the first vote, Yes for D86, the campaign to approve the referendum, decided to amp up fundraising an...

Students take advantage of long weekend

Students take advantage of long weekend

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

March 5, 2019


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While most students spent their long weekends hanging out with their friends or relaxing, some students took advantage of the DuPage countywide Institute Day on Monday, March 1 to do something they wouldn’t normally do on weekends. Gabi Conidi, junior, took an extra day off to fly down to Florid...

United Club honors Black History Month

United Club honors Black History Month

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

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Friday, Feb. 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the culture and impact of Black Americans. At Central, the United Club has planned several events scattered throughout February to honor Black history. This month marks the thirteenth year that Central will celebrate...

Prama has officially begun

Prama has officially begun

Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


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“Who are you going with?” “Who’s in your group?” “Can I see a picture of your dress?” These are just a few common questions that can be heard almost every day at school because Prom drama, or “prama”, has officially begun. Although prom is more than four months away, many people have started making preparations. Prom&...

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