Central Times

Kate Li (far right) places 4th at January Glenbard West High School Tournament.

Central Speech Captain Kate Li ranks 11th at NSDA tournament

July 12, 2020

According to the Journal of Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, up to 77% of people have a fear of public...

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Network celebrates 20th anniversary at Central

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Network celebrates 20th anniversary at Central

March 4, 2020

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Network, or GSAN, is celebrating its 20th anniversary since forming ...

Senior Cole Jable runs his segment

Looking into the life of Hawk TV’s “Cole in the Cafe”

February 12, 2020

“Good Morning Redhawks and welcome to ‘Cole in the Cafe!’” It’s the phrase that captures Naperville...

Activities and groups help student overcome introversion

Amisha Sethi, Profiles Editor

January 7, 2020

Junior Nimita Priyadarshi characterizes herself as an introvert and explains how sometimes being at Naperville Central, a school of about 3,000 students, can be overwhelming.  “I may be in large groups of people, but I still feel like I’m alone,” she said.  Yet, she feels that this loneliness isn’t always...

From cornfields to Naper-thrill, Martina Ruiz has seen it all

Amisha Sethi, Profiles Editor

January 6, 2020

Living in Naperville, one can easily be fooled into thinking that the innumerable strip malls and suburban houses make up the rest of Ill. as well. Yet, according to the Illinois Department of Agriculture, about 75% of the state is covered in farmland. This statistic came as no surprise to Junior Martina Ruiz, who grew up in...

Executive Director or Diversity and Inclusivity for District 203 Rakeda Leaks speaking at an open forum held ot discuss new initiatives in District 203 regarding inclusion.

Administrator works to create more inclusive environment in District 203

December 29, 2019

District 203 has always made the success, safety, and inclusivity of its students its top priority. However,...

Nationally recognized figure skater Karah McCarl discusses how dedication and hard work have led her to success

McCarl at synchronized ice skating competition with nationally ranked Downers Grove Dazzlers; Right photo: McCarl with olympian Brady Tanner at Dupage Open

Paula Recio, Social Media Manager & Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Figure skating isn’t simply a sport, but a performance art that requires an artist who can express thems...

Passion for painting: nationally recognized artist

Regional silver medal winner and national gold key winner

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

December 6, 2019

Sophomore Christina Ba has a lot of hobbies and interests but only one allows her to fully tap into he...

Bowling is right up varsity captian Jake Kincade’s alley

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

December 1, 2019

With their third season beginning, the Naperville Central bowling team is anticipating a strong season lead by coach Brian Dunn and multiple varsity captains. One such captain, senior Jake Kincade, has shown his skill and love of the game since childhood.  “My babysitter used to ask us what we’d want to do and I’d...