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Code Red

Yoo Young Chun and Madeleine Chan

April 17, 2019

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Code Red There’s a certain feeling of anxiety that rushes through students when they realize that their periods have begun but they have no access to a pad or tampon. “At first, I panic,” senior Hana Hasan said. “Then I’ll take a bunch of toilet paper, ball it up and put it on my underwear.” If the oppo...

Energy-friendly, central-friendly

Energy-friendly, central-friendly

February 4, 2019

Retrofit     Older systems and machines are far less efficient than newer updated models...

Teen driving dilemma: Changing the driving age

Teen driving dilemma: Changing the driving age

January 16, 2019

Each day, hundreds of Naperville Central students drive to and from school. After all, teens in Illinois ca...

The Central Effort

Ana Turner and Madeleine Chan, Editor-in-Chief, Profiles Editor

December 28, 2018

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The Individuals with Disabilites Education Act was first implemented in 1990 throughout the United States. The legislation ensures that students with disabilities will have an education experience tailored to their needs. Naperville Central’s special education department follows this legislation, but goes significantly beyond w...

What we don’t see

Noelle Schwarz and Alana Cervera

November 21, 2018

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Every day hundreds of students walk through the halls, each carrying their own struggles and baggage with them. These struggles are neither seen nor heard, but they affect many aspects of students’ lives. Many students suffer hidden illnesses that plague them daily. For some students, like Naperville Central senior Nicholas Weibe...

Seeing color

Ana Turner and Laaiba Mahmood

October 29, 2018

Filed under Features

Naperville Central’s student body represents many cultures and races with 7.6 percent of the student body being Hispanic, 4.2 percent black, 15.2 percent Asian, .2 percent American Indian, 3.9 percent biracial, .2 percent Pacific Islander and 68.8 percent white. While not completely reflective of the United States’ demograp...

The color of school

The color of school

September 27, 2018

While it seems that the colors of school supplies are the extent to which colors impact the daily lives o...

Summer festivals

Summer festivals

May 23, 2018

Scrolling through Twitter timelines, clicking through Instagram stories, going through any form of socia...

Nomophobia: a new problem

Riddhi Andurkar, Managing Editor, Features Columnist

May 4, 2018

Filed under Features, Rendezvous with Riddhi

Imagine a family gathering or party. The adults are seated in the living room, socializing. The room is filled with laughter and conversation. Just next door are the kids … “socializing.” This room is in complete contrast to the living room. Filled with deafening silence, there is not one word spoken. All of the kids...