Central Times

Our parking’s not going anywhere, literally or figuratively 

Our parking’s not going anywhere, literally or figuratively 

March 13, 2020

For a high school of just under 2,800 students, there’s often a shortage of parking at Naperville Central....

'Sex trafficking' sounds too scary to discuss in high school. It is. And we must.

‘Sex trafficking’ sounds too scary to discuss in high school. It is. And we must.

January 30, 2020

In light of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Central Times explored the issue...

Editorial: How many ACTs does it take to make a ‘super’ score?

Editorial: How many ACTs does it take to make a 'super' score?

Central Times Editorial Board

November 1, 2019

Recently, the ACT implemented three major changes to its testing policy. Students may now take individua...

The Oct. 29 print edition of Central Times ran a front-page editorial with this image next to a censored story that inspired the editorial.

To the district: Communication (not censorship) is key

October 30, 2019

Update from the editor-in-chief: After writing the editorial that appears on the front page of ...

Letter to the editor: Naperville Central cheering

October 2, 2019

We attended the recent Central-Lincoln Way East football game. We were with friends from LWE so we sat on the visitor’s side. As expected the National Anthem was played before the game. I noticed that the kids in the cheer section for Central were holding a large flag throughout the entire song. They were all standing and the ...

Editorial: Students encouraged to voice political opinions while respecting those of others

Editorial: Students encouraged to voice political opinions while respecting those of others

May 15, 2019

Last month, members of Naperville Central’s pro-life club hung paper chains across the activities ha...

Art by You Young Chun

Issues with stipend pay may cost students opportunities

April 25, 2019

Extracurricular activities are quintessential to the high school experience. Not only do they give students ...

Art by Yoo Young Chun

Support the girls: It’s time for a female Rowdie

February 6, 2019

He shoots, yet he doesn't score. She shoots and she scores! Even if a men’s sports team is significantly...

Arming teachers

Art by: Yoo Young Chun

Central Times Editorial Board

December 22, 2018

As the summer winds down and teachers prepare to return to their jobs, they line up to receive their l...