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Second semester brings schedule changes and new rules

As 2021 begins so does second semester. At Hinsdale Central there have been many changes in relation to the schedule and Zoom protocol.
January 25, 2021

The beginning of 2021 and second semester bring new schedule changes and Zoom regulations. These changes include bringing  50% of students back into school, assigning lunch periods, and mandating the...

Jeffree Star Rumors Circulate as Kim Kardashian Files for Divorce from Kanye West

Kim and Kanye split after 6 years of marriage
January 21, 2021

Towards the end of December 2020, rumors began circulating that Kim Kardashian was planning on filing for a divorce from her third husband, Kanye West.  Kardashian and West met in the early 2000’s...

Violent Mob Storms Capitol During Certification of Biden’s Win

Trump supporters storm the grounds of the US Capitol on January 6. Courtesy of The Guardian
January 16, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, a violent mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in an attempt to overturn his defeat in the 2020 presidential election. What some are calling Trump’s failed...

In remembrance of Kendall Pickering

Sophomore Kendall Pickering tragically passed away on Dec. 15 with her father, Robert D. Pickering, in a car accident in North Carolina.
December 17, 2020

On Dec. 15, sophomore Kendall Pickering, 15, and her father, Robert D. Pickering, 59, died in a car accident on Interstate 85 in Kannapolis, North Carolina after their car ran off the road into an embankment...

United States approves Pfizer vaccine for distribution

The United States FDA approves of the COVID-19 vaccination soon after Britain and Canada.
December 15, 2020

On Saturday, Dec. 12, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the emergency administration of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination to the United States public. The vaccines...

Protesters in Guatemala ignite protests over spending cuts

Protesters set Guatemala’s Congress on fire in Guatemala City on Saturday, Nov. 21. (Courtsey of Oliver De Ros/Associated Press & The New York Times)
December 15, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 21, thousands of protestors took to the streets in Guatemala City setting fire to the nation’s congressional building in a display of outrage over a budget cut on health care and education. The...

Ravens under NFL investigation after postponing game against Steelers due to COVID-19

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 19-14 on Wednesday, Dec. 2, after postponing the game three times.
December 9, 2020

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is not complete without watching the National Football League (NFL) games on the television. This year, lots of fans were disappointed when the Pittsburgh Steelers versus...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Despite concerns from COVID-19, stores will still host Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
November 25, 2020

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, having a special Black Friday event that would attract a large number of people in one day would negatively affect the health of customers, and would thus be bad...

President Trump files lawsuits in response to election results

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day in 2020.
November 20, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 7,  former Vice President Joe Biden became the President-elect and President Donald Trump vowed to press onward with a series of legal battles, stirring allegations of voter fraud in acknowledgment...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine proven to be 94.5% effective

Moderna is estimating to begin vaccine distribution by the end of 2020.
November 18, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 16, Moderna announced that they had finished developing a vaccine that is 94.5% effective in combating COVID-19.  "These are obviously very exciting results. It's just as good as it...

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