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Naperville hosts annual 5K Turkey Trot fundraiser

Naperville hosts annual 5K Turkey Trot fundraiser

December 3, 2018

Every Thanksgiving, people of all ages flock to Naperville’s annual Turkey Trot 5K. Created by the ...

Central introduces unique club centered on universal language of Esperanto

Chloe Chan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Esperanto Club, created this year by senior Justin Borella, teaches students a unique and easy to learn language. Meetings are held Mondays after school in Room 108 and run about an hour. The language was created by L.L. Zamenhof in the late 1800s and is considered a universal language. Esperanto is not named an official...

With all sincerity: What we do see

Yoo Young Chun, Head Photo/Art Editor, Features Editor

November 28, 2018

Filed under With all sincerity

I know this isn’t a sports column, but for the first time ever, I want to talk about basketball.  Specifically, I want to talk about Kevin Ware, the basketball player who went viral for his leg injury that happened during a game against Duke University in 2013. I didn’t watch the actual game...in fact, I’ve never wa...

Black Friday shopping, fright or delight?

Zoe Kennedy, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Filed under Opinions

After filling up on a delectable Thanksgiving meal, winter holiday shopping becomes a must. However, with the flourishing advances in technology, Americans are more commonly found Black Friday shopping online. According to ‘The Balance’, “In 2016, there were 101.7 million people who braved the crowds. That's more than the ...

Selfish or selfless

Laaiba Mahmood, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

November 22, 2018

Filed under Through my lens

As a timid freshman looking for ways to get involved at Naperville Central, I attended Rotary Club meetings that had led me to sign up to volunteer at multiple events in the area. Attending the club meant volunteering at events solely to give back to the community, in line with their motto, “service above self.” ...

Cricket Club Cartoon

Cricket Club Cartoon

November 10, 2018

How to improve race relations at Central

How to improve race relations at Central

November 7, 2018

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

Sexism still exists among student body at Naperville Central

Premkumar Chandrasekar, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Sexism is everywhere. Whether you are a girl or a boy, we all have experienced sexism in our lives at one point. Sure, things have definitely gotten better, with the dress code at Central being more relaxed this year and people becoming more aware of sexism and trying to fix their attitude toward the issue due to the #M...

Girls now encouraged to pursue education in STEM fields

Girls now encouraged to pursue education in STEM fields

November 5, 2018

When my mom was a senior in high school her adviser told her she would make a great housewife. Not a g...