Devils' Advocate

  • December 20Congratulations to Ashley Fodor & Brandon Belgrad for winning the Cutest Couple Photo Contest!
  • December 5Follow us on Instagram and Twitter! @hcdevilsadvo

Representative Quigley speaks to students

Representative Quigley speaks to students

Lana Jawich, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 11, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Representative Michael Quigley visited AP government and civic students in the school auditorium to discuss the day to day actions and activities for Congress. He also gave insight into why local elections are important at the national level. Rep. Quigley is the U.S. Representat...

New club celebrates Chinese culture

New club celebrates Chinese culture

Olivia Ostrowski, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the Chinese Language and Culture club hosted its first official event, an interest meeting to introduce the club, its members, and its mission, in room 195.  The new club was recently created by juniors Stella Dang, Lisa Su, Alex Jin, Natalia Berti, and Stephanie Hayden; a...

Food waste in the cafeteria loses attention

Food waste in the cafeteria loses attention

Emma Klein, Contributor

October 3, 2019

Students and teachers alike are currently debating what can be done to reduce the food waste in the student cafeteria, and how to promote a clear and functional recycling program. The current recycling program has most recycling bins in the back of the cafe, with lids on them, which according to so...

A Showcase of the school’s local talent

A Showcase of the school’s local talent

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Seniors Luke Moran and George Boddicker have been recording music together since eighth grade, forming the band “Stuff That Doesn’t Work” in 2016. They released a couple of singles and an album that was recorded in one day. Four years later they find new challenges to overcome so they can continu...

Habitat for Humanity hosts 5K

Habitat for Humanity hosts 5K

Sophie Burns, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2019

Habitat For Humanity’s seventh annual 5K started and finished on Grant Street right outside Hinsdale Central at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22.  Although the weather was overcast with intermittent showers, this did not seem to affect turnout, according to the club's executive board members. “The num...

Students relax with therapy dog

Students relax with therapy dog

Lamis Alnatafgi, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 23, 2019

Many studies have shown that interactions with therapy animals can decrease stress in humans. A comfort dog named Angel will come to Central every Friday from fifth to eighth period in room 114. She is available for students, teachers, social workers, staff members or anyone in need of a hug or smil...

Students athletes commit to colleges

Students athletes commit to colleges

Masah Mourad, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 23, 2019

As October approaches and seniors begin to look forward to a homework free weekend (Oct. 11-14) to prepare college applications, college admissions is a much discussed topic. For some students, it comes down to the sport they love and if they will continue to play it as a committed athlete at the coll...

Students learn how to counteract shooters with ALICE training

Students learn how to counteract shooters with ALICE training

Nick Nowak, Contributor

September 12, 2019

Students attended ALICE training on Sept. 11 to learn what to do in the event of a shooting, and the new protocols for responding to a shooter.   ALICE training is a new protocol at the school where students actively respond in shooting events. Previously, students would take shelter...

Teachers fight back with the help of ALICE Training

Teachers fight back with the help of ALICE Training

Olivia Ostrowski, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, staff members underwent ALICE Training to familiarize themselves with response procedures if a school shooting occurred.  ALICE Training Institute provided the instruction for District 86 staff. Instructions included simulations of a school shooting and tips and techniques ...

Freshmen campaign for Student Council elections

Freshmen campaign for Student Council elections

Anna Pellegrino, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2019

During the week of Aug. 26, freshmen candidates began campaigning for the class of 2023 board elections. Voting will occur on Sept. 4, starting at 7 a.m., and winners will be announced on Thursday, Sept. 5. A total of six students ran for class president and 21 for senate. In order to run, candidates...

Next Page »

The news site of Hinsdale Central High School
News