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While on a walk in Fullersburg Woods trail, I encountered  Groundmill waterfall.

Why you need a walk through nature

Charles Doehring, Contributor May 17, 2023

I clench the cool metal door handle as I close it shut and I’m off. The brisk air purified by a cleansing spring rain floods over my face like a welcome waterfall. I breathe in deep and smell the scent...


Creating a safe space at Central

Wren Koziel, Contributor April 28, 2023

“What are your pronouns?” “Normal.” “Cringe.” “F**k off.”  “I use appropriate English norms.” According to a survey conducted of 222 Hinsdale Central students, 36.8% of students identified...


A need for financial education

Alia Islam, Contributor April 28, 2023

Knowledge is key. But what about financial knowledge? The current economy, especially as a teen fresh out of high school, is hard to navigate. Student loan debt plagues Americans, the majority of young...

Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Brody O'Hare, Contributor April 28, 2023

Baseball is a game of many small matchups. Teams battle for each pitch, at bat, and inning. Whoever wins the most comes out on top. But one battle players should not have to fight is for adequate field...

Metallicas 72 Season was released on April 14 and includes 12 tracks.

Metallica’s new album “72 Seasons” sounds like every other album

Metallica released their new album “72 Seasons” on April 14. The entirety of the album includes twelve tracks and is a total of 77 minutes long.  Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed...

Tyler, the Creator released a deluxe version of his most recent album, which he called CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale. (Rachel Brugge)

Tyler, the Creator releases deluxe album

Tyler Gregory Okonma, more commonly known as Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper, record producer and the head of his independent record label, Odd Future Records. The rapper has released six studio...

Boygenius debut album cover featuring Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. (Ella Songco)

Indie Rock group Boygenius releases “The Record”

On March 31, indie rock group Boygenius released their debut album, “The Record.”  Boygenius is a supergroup formed by artists Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. These artists are also...

“Did You Know There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” was released on March 24 at midnight local time on all platforms.

Lana Del Rey releases “Did You Know There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”

Lana Del Rey released “Did You Know There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd,” her ninth studio album, on March 24. Featuring contributions from Jon Batiste and production from Jack Antonoff, the album...

Many students at Hinsdale Central celebrate the holiday Eid, but are not excused from school.

Religious holidays should be publicly acknowledged

Yusra Shakaib, Contributor March 24, 2023

With District 86’s diverse student body, it’s no surprise that over the years we have seen on certain holidays such as Eid or Holi that many students didn’t attend school. Despite students having...

According to the state of Illinois, students must take a minimum of three days of physical education.

Should physical education be mandatory?

Priya Schmit, Contributor March 24, 2023

Since kindergarten, gym has been a part of every high school student's daily routine, 42 minutes a day, five days a week. While playing giant parachutes, a quick volleyball scrimmage, or a short match...

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