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Deck the Halls… or Not?

Deck the Halls… or Not?

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

December 5, 2019

The holiday season has finally arrived, and Central High School is looking a little more vibrant than usual. It seems like everyone is in a joyous mood, despite the business of December. Students are faced against midterms, deadlines, and projects, but Christmas break lies straight ahead. As students a...

The Truth Behind Fake News

The Truth Behind Fake News

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

November 25, 2019

As politics take a strong lead in news, so-called hoaxes and lies come close behind. Claims and attacks are thrown from all sides of the political spectrum. In today's world, it is nearly impossible to find a non-partisan news source in the United States. Almost all news sources lean one way or another...

Students Ponder Whether or Not Donald Trump Will be Impeached

Students Ponder Whether or Not Donald Trump Will be Impeached

Ashley Coleman and DayOnna Carson

November 13, 2019

Every four years in the United States, an election is held to appoint a new president or renew the current president's term. There are 21 people currently running for president, 17 Democrats and four Republicans. Donald Trump is the current president, and he has been under more fire than usual recently,...

Alma WHAT? Why Fewer Students are Learning the Alma Mater

Alma WHAT? Why Fewer Students are Learning the Alma Mater

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

            "What a wonderful school is ours to love, with its ups, and its downs, and its joys!" These historic lyrics of the Central High School Alma Mater were written in the 1926-1927 school year by Central's first Assistant principal, Arthur Ran...

Do Cliques Still Exist in Today’s High School?

Do Cliques Still Exist in Today’s High School?

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

When it comes to cultural stereotypes, the high school social pyramid is usually divided among different groups of students. For example, there are the "jocks," the cheerleaders, and the "nerds." These tropes are usually overly exaggerated when portrayed in works of fiction. However, these caricatures...

Do School Chromebooks Block More Than Necessary?

Do School Chromebooks Block More Than Necessary?

Baylee Ellis, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

This year at Central, students had the opportunity to receive a school-owned Chromebook computer of their own to use for the school year. While the Chromebooks can access several useful websites, some students have found that they have issues with some of the websites that are not able to be accessed. Whi...

A Disease is Infecting the Hallways of Central: Phone Obsession

A Disease is Infecting the Hallways of Central: Phone Obsession

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, and even Tik Tok are all social media platforms that consume students' time on a daily basis. One study found that around 58% of people can not go without checking their phones. Social media is the fastest growing industry in the world, and it will not stop any time soon ...

The Vending Machines Are Not All That and a Bag of Chips

The Vending Machines Are Not All That and a Bag of Chips

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

September 12, 2019

Students and staff members at Central have strong opinions about dress code, earbuds, and even the vending machines. Some of their grievances have remained the same throughout the years, but the snacks have changed, and the complaints have come with them. It is common knowledge that the vending machines...

Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

School shootings have become a nationwide concern, as they have recently been increasing in numbers. There have been many reasons as to why people think they occur, but it seems that the main causes are mental health issues, seeking morbid recognition, and having a troubled childhood. "Most of the...

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

After the start of the school year, many students have certain things that they are looking forward to. For some people, it could be the homecoming court, or it could be Friday Night Lights every week. However, for many of the seniors, they are just waiting for the moment they walk across the stage. ...

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