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Say ‘Aloha’ to Naperville’s new Hawaiian Poke restauraunt

Say ‘Aloha’ to Naperville’s new Hawaiian Poke restauraunt

October 31, 2018

Starting off as a small Chicago train station food stall, Aloha Poke has recently opened their doors...

Practice vs. Procedure

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor. Sports Columnist

October 31, 2018

Filed under In the deep end, In the deep end, Sports

Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Rafael Nadal, Tiger Woods and a countless number of other professional athletes have some of the weirdest superstitions. From bouncing the ball five times before the first serve, wearing a certain pair of shorts or taking cold 45-minute showers before a match and wearing a red shirt, they canno...

Stepping in the right direction

Laaiba Mahmood, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

October 30, 2018

Filed under Through my lens

Despite my strong connection with my South Asian culture and heritage, there are obvious flaws when it comes to treatment of women in that region and by people raised in that context. Women and young girls are sexually assaulted, harmed, shamed and have certain cultural expectations of being a wife and mother. There are ...

Halloween Cartoon

Halloween Cartoon

October 30, 2018

MidiCi’s pizzaiolos value fresh ingredients when making their signature neapolitan pizzas

MidiCi’s pizzaiolos value fresh ingredients when making their signature neapolitan pizzas

Chloe Chan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

If you’re in the mood to try something unique, MidiCi is the place for you. Specializing in Neapol...

Put the work in

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

October 29, 2018

Filed under With all sincerity

“Yoo Young.” I heard my name being called sternly from across the lunch table, and I stopped in my tracks. In eighth grade, I had been introduced to concepts of racism and race issues in society through social media and the Internet, and I always had a new topic to talk about at lunch. That day, I had been complaining about the w...

Head over to Central’s best off-campus lunch spots

Madeleine Chan, Profiles Editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

One of the perks of being a senior at Naperville Central is the privilege of traveling off campus during lunch. After talking with several seniors, the consensus when it comes to picking the best lunch spot was that it must be somewhere close, cheap and delicious. Senior Maddy Engels and her friends shared their favorite lunch ...

How to Improve Racial Relations at Central

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...

Freshman Follies: Homecoming Overload

Zoe Kennedy, Correspondent

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The sharp corners of the vast halls of Naperville Central are no longer a threat to this year’s Freshmen, but some of these newbies may encounter some potholes as they navigate their way on the Homecoming highway. The American tradition of celebrating with current students and alumni for a game of football, activities, p...