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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...

Trading cupcakes for community service: the flaws of National Honor Society

Art by Yoo Young Chun

Central Times Editorial Board

November 30, 2018

When most schools look at their largest organizations on campus, the list usually includes groups su...

Art by Yoo Young Chun

How to Improve Racial Relations at Central

October 20, 2018

Although a majority of the school demographic is white, around 32 percent of Central’s student body con...

Signs of suicide: better late than never

Art by Yoo Young Chun

Ana Turner, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Topics that are frowned upon in discussion: women’s periods, STDs, abortion, polygamy. Suicide. ...

Mandatory self-defense classes might ease fears

Mandatory self-defense classes might ease fears

Central Times Staff

February 7, 2018

On deadline days, our staff has been known to stay at school until as late as 10:30 p.m. As...

Student members of Hawk TV should be allowed to clarify their identity, define their purpose

Student members of Hawk TV should be allowed to clarify their identity, define their purpose

December 30, 2017

Every September, the Central Times republishes its editorial policy. It takes up about 600...

As vaping gains popularity, administrators need to take more preventive measures

As vaping gains popularity, administrators need to take more preventive measures

November 1, 2017

During lunch hours. During Homecoming. During football games. These are all instances in...

Students were right: Confederate flag had to go

Central Times Staff

September 28, 2017

For the first time, students in Jane Thompson’s U.S. History classes vetoed the option to hang a Confederate flag in her classroom. The Central Times believes that this decision was influenced by the recent political climate, and understandably so. Lately, there has been much debate surrounding...

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Editorial Board

May 22, 2017

A recent school funding bill passed by the Illinois House on April 26 will require students to learn cursive...