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The varsity girls lacrosse team and Matt McNiff, varsity girls lacrosse coach, line up in preparation for a game.

Varsity girls lacrosse: the road to success

The Hinsdale Central varsity girls lacrosse team has consistently held their own over the past few years. Specifically, they’ve had a relatively strong history of finalizing for state. The most recent...

One Year of the Devil’s Roast: Looking Back

One Year of the Devil’s Roast: Looking Back

Dana Karim, Contributor March 20, 2024

First period was draining and this student is searching for an early morning pick-me-up. Luckily, the Devil’s Roast, HCHS’s coffee shop, is open for business and has been for a year now. From smoothies...

To start the Hinsdale Central’s Swim and Dive season, Matthew Vatev, sophomore (left), and Jeffrey Hou, senior (right), dive into the pool during the Red vs. White intersquad meet on Nov. 25. The intersquad meet was the last part of the tryout process where the swimmers split up into two teams and competed against one another.

Matthew Vatev: Top ranked swimmer prepares for state meet

Kailee Tu, Contributor December 18, 2023

After training for months to hear his name announced for the varsity swim team, Matthew Vatev, freshman at the time, was excited for this day to arrive. Months and months of lifting, healthy eating, and,...

Elizabeth Sessa, senior, commits to Brown University for volleyball.

Elizabeth Sessa commits to Brown University

Maya Reed, Contributor December 18, 2023

On July 26, Elizabeth Sessa, senior, committed to Brown University to continue her athletic and academic pursuits as a member of the Brown Bears volleyball team.  Brown University, founded in 1764,...

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...

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