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

Senior Kevin Otto stands in a hallway of Naperville Central. Otto, who is gender-neutral, emphasizes the importance of providing all students a safe, comfortable environment, especially during prom.

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018

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


Central students recognize International Women’s Day 2018

March 9, 2018

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Mikel Mays: CEO of Motivation Central

Mikel Mays: CEO of Motivation Central

Max Walts, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

It is a fact of life that transition is difficult. Although there is no truly easy way to undergo large...

Nerf equipment less popular among teens

Nerf equipment less popular among teens

January 28, 2018

Sophomore Cole Jable ducks down, hiding behind the isolated table in the middle of the long corridor...

Mehry (left) and Mozhdeh (right) Khodarahmi were denied education beyond high school in Iran. They moved to the U.S. and were able to pursue their educational dreams. “We worked hard and having the freedom to work hard is a blessing,” Mozdeh said.

Education with discrimination: Baha’i seniors denied studies beyond high school

January 13, 2018

In high schools 6,502 miles away, Iranian seniors who belong to the Baha’i faith are faced with very diffe...