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  • October 26Join Spanish Club at Meson Sabika on Thursday at 3:45pm. Permission slips & $28 is due to a Spanish teacher by Tuesday.

  • October 26Lit Mag’s “Mystery Month” You have 1 week remaining to submit entries to get published & win a gift card!

  • October 26Fall Blood Drive–Nov. 1st . Permission slips are available in Activities & Nurses’ Office. You must be 16 to donate.

  • October 26Multi Cultural Club Pot Luck Oct. 29th in the café from 5:30-8:00pm. RAIN & UAC will perform. Cost is $5.00 or a dish.

  • October 26TC presents: “The Good Doctor” Nov. 3rd–7:30pm, Nov. 4th & 5th 8:00pm in the Auditorium. Tickets $5.00 each

  • October 26Spirits Winterguard Tryouts Tues., Nov. 15th 6-9pm in café, Thurs., Nov. 17th 6-9:30pm Adapt. PE Gym. Must have a physical.

  • October 26Spooky Grams on sale thru Friday for 50 cents each during lunch hours in café. Sponsored by Sophomore Class Council.

  • October 26Participate in the Central Times duo Halloween contest! See social media for details.

  • October 26ASL (American Sign Language) Club meets this Wednesday after school

The necessity of English

Virginia Aabram, Head News Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under Carpe Noctem, Columns, Opinions

In July I left America for the first time in my life. I had the amazing opportunity to join nearly three million young people from all over the world in Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day, a Catholic celebration of international fellowship led by the Pope. Having no previous experience traveling outside the US, I was worried a... Read more »

Is your gut informed?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sasha-nomics

Your parent comes home and throws their bag down mumbling about something the current president did or didn't do. They open the fridge searching for something to eat, “I should never have voted for them!” You, being a child, have no clue what government debt or social welfare is but everything your parents say—that doesn... Read more »

It’s not 1945 anymore

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2016

Filed under Columns, Full Court Press

This month, I’ve got some really big news for you. Mind-blowing, completely out-there news: America is racist. This racism permeates our society further than police aggression and ridiculous presidential candidates. It is so deeply ingrained that it is even embedded in our sports. About two weeks ago, the Chicago Cu... Read more »

Why Donald Trump won the 2016  Presidential Election

Why Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election

November 9, 2016

The silent majority has spoken and elected Donald Trump, and if you’re anything like most entitled sub... Read more »

My Ferris Bueller-esque day with the Chicago Cubs

My Ferris Bueller-esque day with the Chicago Cubs

November 5, 2016

After making perfect attendance thus far in senior year, I have finally succumbed to the pressures of s... Read more »

Cubs are World Series champs… and I spent two hours at Dick’s Sporting Goods

Cubs are World Series champs… and I spent two hours at Dick’s Sporting Goods

November 3, 2016

Imagine Black Friday on steroids: shirts being thrown around, people yelling and lines longer than a... Read more »

Chilling Conspiracies

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

9/11 was planned by the US Government, Princess Diana was murdered by the royal family, Obama was born in Kenya, the Apollo moon landing was a hoax, Elvis is still alive and in witness protection, JFK’s assassination was an inside job and global warming is a fraud. These are a few of the many inexhaustible conspiracy theories an... Read more »

The Plague

Virginia Aabram, Head News Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Carpe Noctem, Columns, Opinions

The pages of human history are marked by plague. The Black Death, Smallpox, and the Spanish Flu have carried off more people than any war. But there is another plague that is spanning the globe at this very moment.  It didn’t originate in the backwaters of third world countries but rather at the heart of the civilized west... Read more »

My experience at a #JWegStrong event

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2016

Filed under Full Court Press

Rain pelted my car like a million tiny pebbles. My windshield wipers were working overtime. I could barely see. It was Aug. 12 and I was heading to the Aurora Sports Dome for a fundraiser for Justin Wegner, a Central graduate who played football and basketball and was recently diagnosed with cancer. I don’t personally know Just... Read more »

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