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Devils' Advocate

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Devils' Advocate

The news site of Hinsdale Central High School

Devils' Advocate

A bald eagle at Brookfield Zoo sitting alone in its enclosure.

Do zoos actually make a positive difference?

Yusra Shakaib, Writer May 29, 2024

As it heats up outside many attractions like amusement parks and playgrounds become an activity for families. People also enjoy going to zoos to see the animals and enjoy a nice leisurely walk. I, however,...

Many employees carry briefcases with them to work.

Why students should have summer jobs

Will Berger, Contributor May 7, 2024

Every summer, kids get out of school wanting to live their best lives with no worries in the world. That doesn't mean it is time to slack off and waste valuable time sleeping in and playing video games...

A cup of coffee that many people drink everyday.

How can caffeine affect your health?

Ayesha Ali, Contributor May 7, 2024

The first thing most Americans do is get a warm or cold cup of coffee. I mean everyone loves a good cup of coffee in the morning. It's refreshing, delicious and, of course, energizing. But, how much coffee...

Tobi Oranu, junior, watching Fallout on Amazon Prime Video.

“Fallout” stays true to the original storyline

On Wednesday, April 10, Amazon Prime Video released “Fallout,” an adaptation of the video game by the same name. The show stars Ella Purnell as Lucy, Aaron Clifton as Maximus and Walton Goggins as...

Students going to school.

Applying to college out of Hinsdale Central: a disadvantage?

Cailley Walsh, Contributor April 23, 2024

As a graduating senior in Hinsdale Central's class of 2024, I have now undergone the provocations and despondency that comes with college applications. While the application process can be grueling, one...

Students taking an exam.

Why schools should implement no-harm finals

Allison Short, Contributor April 23, 2024

Every year, students study for hours each night before final exams. When it’s time to take the final exam, they are running on around five hours of sleep and caffeine, becoming highly stressed out. Final...

People exercising together outside.

Why you should work out regularly

Ryan Schulz, Contributor April 19, 2024

As I squeeze the cold iron barbell with all my strength, I take a deep breath in and explode up. My quads lock out, and I stand over the barbell, feeling like Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston. It...

Players playing ultimate frisbee.

Ultimate frisbee gets no love

Quinn Stromberg, Contributor April 17, 2024

The International Olympic Committee has added several new sports to the Olympics set to be hosted in Los Angeles in 2028. Ultimate frisbee was silently removed from the short list of new sports set to...

A classroom where students can be taught during a block schedule.

Why schools should implement block scheduling

Marco Woloszczuk, Contributor April 17, 2024

What is block scheduling? Block scheduling, or four/four scheduling, is a system that calls for typically three or four 80 to 100 minute class periods per day. It still calls for 90 day semesters but has...

WE DONT TRUST YOU is available for streaming on Spotify.

Metro Boomin and Future release “WE DON’T TRUST YOU”

On Wednesday, March 20, Metro Boomin and Future dropped “WE DON’T TRUST YOU,” their new album. It features artists such as The Weeknd, Playboi Carti, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott and Rick Ross. This...

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