Devils' Advocate

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...

Mai-Jeanna Sakho, senior, celebrated her match with the University of Notre Dame.

Q&A with Questbridge scholar Mai-jeanna Sakho

Mai-jeanna Sakho is a senior at Hinsdale Central who will attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall through Questbridge. She will major in Psychology, with a plan of attending medical school.  Questbridge...

Students in Invitation to Teaching are assigned an elementary class to teach for part of the semester.

Invitation to Teaching: a class for future educators

Invitation to Teaching is an internship based class for students interested in a career in education. Students in the class become student teachers in other schools in the community for approximately 10...

Helena Tragas, junior and self-proclaimed shopaholic, poses in front of a Prada storefront.

Shopaholic Central: Q&A with Helena Tragas

Helena Tragas, junior, in her own words (and her friends'), is a shopaholic. She loves to update her wardrobe frequently and shop for clothing and accessories at stores like Aritizia and Zara. We got a...

Seniors Livi Costello and Ella Backus star in Salt Creek Ballets performance of The Nutcracker.

Livi Costello and Ella Backus take on “The Nutcracker”

Seniors Livi Costello and Ella Backus have been dancing nearly their whole life. Costello and Backus have had a passion for dancing since they can remember and have taken part in numerous shows and types...

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