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Kung Fu Panda 4 follows Po in his fight against villains from his past.

“Kung Fu Panda 4” doesn’t live up to series’ expectations

On Friday, March 8, “Kung Fu Panda 4” was released in theaters. The film stars Jack Black as Po, the panda protagonist, Awkwafina as Zhen, a fox criminal, Bryan Cranston as Li Shan, James Hong as Mr....

The Pursuit of Perfection

The Pursuit of Perfection

Megan McMillin, Contributor March 19, 2024

My AP Euro teacher lays my test down on my desk. An 89. I look over at my friend. 94. Ugh, I was just one tiny point away from the A. If I could just get an A, then I’ll stop stressing, then I’ll finally...

Finals: Finally Time to Go?

Finals: Finally Time to Go?

Safaa Bushner, Contributor March 19, 2024

We all know the feeling. The dark sky is full with falling snow, and the whole world feels still. Well, except for you. You’ve been awake well past midnight, trying to cram in one last study session...

School Safety Saves Lives

School Safety Saves Lives

Malek Hamoui, Contributor March 19, 2024

An unsuspecting child enters his neighborhood elementary school, only to be faced with the sound of gunfire. This horrifying scenario unfolded on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde Texas where 19 children and 2 teachers...

Redoing Central’s Retake System

Redoing Central’s Retake System

Finley Korn, Contributor March 19, 2024

“Why are you focusing so much on your grade? Worry more about learning the material!” This is a statement myself, and many others have heard numerous times. After speaking to a teacher about a disappointing...

Defunct Discipline

Defunct Discipline

Owen Simmons, Contributor March 19, 2024

As America enters 2024, its public education system and disciplinary practices are, undoubtedly, flawed. While it has improved from the days of the Little Rock Nine, there’s still a long way to go. For...

Anti-Bullying Programs in Hinsdale Central; Where Are They? Nowhere.

Anti-Bullying Programs in Hinsdale Central; Where Are They? Nowhere.

Sofia Nucifora, Contributor March 19, 2024

My last real anti-bullying program was in middle school for an assembly. A guy said, “Don’t bully.” and rode on his bicycle for 45 minutes. 45 minutes of bicycle riding and a couple words on bullying....

The Academy Awards were presented at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on March 10.

The 26th Oscars honors the 2023 film season

On Sunday, March 10, the 26th Oscars were hosted at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood. This year's show was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and actors and filmmakers were awarded for their performances in...

MOTW Coffee and Pastries sells Arabic desserts and various coffee drinks.

MOTW Coffee and Pastries opens in Lombard

On Feb. 3, MOTW Coffee and Pastries opened at 109 S. Main St. in Lombard. The cafe sells coffee and Arabic pastries. It is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every weekday and 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Shazaib...

Portrait of Aang, Katara, Appa and Momo hanging on a wall.

Netflix releases live action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

On Feb. 22, Netflix released its live action version of "Avatar: The Last Airbender." Since its release in 2005, Nickelodeon's original show "Avatar: The Last Airbender" has had lasting effects on pop...

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