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Students would gain world perspective from Globals Scholar Program

Students would gain world perspective from Globals Scholar Program

Central Times Staff
March 2, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

In our increasingly interconnected world, a global education is important: not only to make students aware of the cultures and customs of other countries, but also to help students be open and appreciate these cultures. The proposed Global Scholar Program would be a step towards preparing Naperville Central st... Read more »

Social Media Editorial

Social Media Editorial

Central Times Staff
January 21, 2015
Filed under Editorial

As teenagers, we  often have the desire to keep in touch with our  friends and classmates at all hours of the day.  In the past few years, new social media sites have appeared—namely Instagram and Snapchat—that attract the teenage audience. These social networks, together with more established... Read more »

January Editorial

Central Times Staff
February 15, 2013
Filed under Editorial

Great tragedies often act as catalysts for great change. The Newtown shooting, the Virginia Tech shooting, the Aurora, Col. theater shooting and the Oak Creek, Wis. Sikh temple shooting are events that shake the foundations of public security and touch families all over the country. We, the editorial... Read more »

January 2012 Editorial: CT takes on our city’s growing drug issues

Yasmin Gentry, Managing Editor
January 31, 2012
Filed under Editorial

Any who denies the presence of drugs in this high school is a fool. It is this denial, this ignorance of the cold and harsh realities of an imperfect world, which allows Naperville to be so vulnerable when it comes to even starting a conversation about a growing epidemic. We, the Central Times... Read more »

March 2011 Editorial: Communication policy on right track, needs more clarity

March 2011 Editorial: Communication policy on right track, needs more clarity

Emma Weissmann, Editor-In-Chief
March 22, 2011
Filed under Editorial, Showcase

Imagine this as an internet conversation between two people: “Yo, When is dat Extra Credit due?” “Wednesday. :) So what’s up with u 2day? Doing anything fun?” Now, imagine the conversation between a Central student and a teacher. Would this be appropriate? We think not. When emoticons and abbreviations are ... Read more »

February 2011 editorial: Speak out against the silence

Ike Swetlitz, Managing Editor
February 23, 2011
Filed under Editorial, Showcase

In Ecclesiastes, it is written that there is a season for everything. There is a time to kill and a time to heal. A time to weep and a time to laugh. A time to keep silent and a time to speak. And the time to keep silent is not a moment during the morning announcements. We, the editorial board of the ... Read more »

January 2011 Editorial: Our advice: no advisory

Emma Weissmann and Ike Swetlitz, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor
January 25, 2011
Filed under Editorial, Showcase

Every student knows why he or she is required to come to school. Students come to learn the skills needed for a successful career in the future. These subjects require repetition, time taken out of a day to reinforce and teach these skills over a semester, or even a year. However, taking surveys, le... Read more »

December 2010 Editorial: We’re not up to standards

Emma Weissmann and Ike Swetlitz, Editor-In-Chief and Managing/Editorial Editor
December 21, 2010
Filed under Editorial, Showcase

Numbers are everything. Theoretically, a 36 gets you into Harvard, a 100 gets you an A+ on the test and a 5 makes you an AP master. But, just like anything else, a 100 percent is just one grade, and a 36 comes from just one test. At Central, students hold a high reputation for earning these “perfect... Read more »

October Editoral: Redhawk Confessional a positive step

Emma Weissmann and Ike Swetlitz, Editor-In-Chief and Managing Editor
October 26, 2010
Filed under Editorial

Technology runs our world. Everywhere we go, cell phones, computers and Smartboards surround us from every side. The Internet can be described as our voice, our forum, something that we live and breathe on a daily basis. However, the Internet is one part of our technological world that we often take for... Read more »

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