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Summer festivals

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor, Sports Columnist

May 23, 2018

Filed under Features

Scrolling through Twitter timelines, clicking through Instagram stories, going through any form of social media on March 20, 2018, a common thread in posts was likely found. This date usually was characterized by frantic texts, emails and calls to parents or perhaps begging teachers to use phones or chromebooks in class in o...

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...

Fortnite all night

Alana Cervera, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Features

Freshman Joey Quaranto sits on his couch with his eyes glued to the TV screen. He has been playing the video game Fortnite for at least two months now, and has become more and more addicted to the game. “Winning is really satisfying,” Quaranto said. “You just wanna do it more and more. You wanna get better so you can...

Teens and screens

Alana Cervera, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Features

A bright screen illuminates junior Josh Andstrand’s face as he lays in bed. It’s been two hours of looking at Instagram and his eyes ache from the bright display. “I can scroll through Instagram for literally hours,” Anstrand said. “I will just go through the explore page and refresh it to look at the most random...

Prom court now gender-neutral, more inclusive of LGBTQ teens

Prom court now gender-neutral, more inclusive of LGBTQ teens

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Profile, Showcase

Some looked confused. Others slightly amused. And most were disinterested, as then-freshman Kevin Otto cam...

A Call for help

A Call for help

March 25, 2018

Editorial Note: Student source names have been changed by the Central Times in order to protect their ide...

Naperville Central March 14 walkout

Naperville Central March 14 walkout

Riddhi Andurkar, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Profile

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