The Naperville Central community responds to recent racial unrest

The Naperville Central community responds to recent racial unrest

Freya Sonnichsen and Alison Pfaff
May 27, 2015
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“No secret my friend, you can get killed just for living in your American skin.” In his controversial song “American Skins (41 Shots),” Bruce Springsteen illustrates the foul play by the police in the killing of Amadou... Read more »

The truth about vape pens

The truth about vape pens

Maneesh Somisetty, Staff Writer
April 30, 2015
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E-cigarettes or vape pens have been under plenty of scrutiny in recent years, but no one really knows what's in them. Are they really as safe or as dangerous as people say? Here are the facts: Vaping is legal for people over 18 anywhere in the U.S. where smoking is legal, and some places where it... Read more »

Corn, sugar, salt and other things that will kill you

Corn, sugar, salt and other things that will kill you

Nicole Simos, Staff Writer
April 16, 2015
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Get it While it’s Ripe

Get it While it’s Ripe

Maggie Cody, Head Photo/Art Editor
April 2, 2015
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Fruits Infographic

What pressures do you feel?

What pressures do you feel?

Maggie Cody, Head Photo/Art Editor, Focus Editor
March 29, 2015
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Body image refers to the way we perceive our bodies and the way we assume others perceive us. It isn't inherent, but learned. Family and friends reinforce what is taught culturally. Teenagers are especially influenced by advertisements, pop culture and social media, among other factors. Research shows... Read more »

8 Things to do during spring break

8 Things to do during spring break

Lexi Haskell, Staff Writer
March 29, 2015
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It’s that time of year again: Spring break. People across the country relish at the opportunity for a week off, celebrating it by vacationing somewhere warm. Well, either that or spending an entire week in bed watching Netflix. For those who aren’t going on vacation, Spring break might seem like... Read more »

United States of Marijuana

United States of Marijuana

Maggie Cody, Head Photo/Art Editor, Focus Editor
March 11, 2015
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United States of Marijuana

Twitter Fest: Reactions to district decision to continue school, despite extreme weather

Twitter Fest: Reactions to district decision to continue school, despite extreme weather

Sharon Pan, Online Managing Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Features, Photos, Showcase

Students and parents flocked to Twitter on Wed. Feb. 18 to express their opinions and reactions to District 203's decision to continue school on Thurs. Feb. 19, despite below zero temperatures. Many tweets were directed towards Superintendent Dan Bridges, who ultimately decides school closings. Temperatures... Read more »

Weather or Not

Weather or Not

Maggie Cody, Head Photo/Art Editor, Focus Editor
February 6, 2015
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