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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

IF THE SHOES FIT -- Keeping your shoes in good shape helps you stay in shape.

Editorial: Time for New Running Shoes

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2014

Cross country and track runners know the importance of wearing good shoes. Some shoes are made for distance while others are made for sprints. All running shoes lose 40% of their cushioning in just six...

GINGER PALS -- Amber Haverlah and Brandon Lewis share their red-headed pride.

The Myth About Redheads

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

There is a myth that all redheads have very bad tempers. Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. Back during the Greek time period, the Greeks...

SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE -- Systems are available 24/7 to anyone seeking help.

Editorial: Suicide – The Sorrowful Reality

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor & Staff Writer October 29, 2014

"Every 40 seconds, someone dies by suicide. Every 41 seconds, someone's left to make sense of it," wrote International Business Times. Suicide... Many people cringe at the mention of Suicide. When...

OKAY? OKAY. -- The fault. dear Brutus, is not in our stars but in ourselves, from the play, Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare.

“The Fault in Our Stars” Book Review

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer October 26, 2014

"Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read...

A DESTRUCTIVE FORCE FOR GOOD -- The team of powerful guardians fights to save the galaxy.

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Yanett Torres, Staff Writer October 17, 2014

Marvel has done it again. Many superhero fans were very hesitant when the news arrived that the new Marvel movie would be "Guardians of the Galaxy". Many of the speculations were because of the little...

POWER OF THE LEFTIES.--- Left handed students of Central High school come together.

The Curse and Blessing of Being Left-Handed

DAndre Anderson, Staff Writer October 14, 2014

People often think of being left-handed, left-footed, etc. as bad. The French word for left is "gauche." This word also describes a clumsy person. The word "right" has been associated with good and correct...

SCRUB A DUB -- Jake Whitaker and Matthew Cramer take the time to wash and dry their hands.

Hand Washing 101

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer October 3, 2014

According to evidence-based practice, hand washing is the number one prevention of the spreading of bacteria. This study also shows that antibacterial liquid such as hand sanitizer is just as effective...

‘If I Stay’ Movie Review

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer September 25, 2014

The Beatles once said, "All you need is love," and that is the heart and soul of the new movie, "If I Stay". In this young adult love story, Mia, the cello-loving main character of this film, gets an...

Editorial: EOC Scores Are In, Growing Concern About Importance of Social Studies Expressed

Judith Bell, Staff Writer August 22, 2014

An uninformed citizenry cannot remain free, so it is a positive sign when today's youth are showing knowledge and interest in the subject of history. The EOC scores for the 2013-2014 school year have...

‘Heaven is for Real’ Movie Review

Philip Bonnington, Sports' Editor April 24, 2014

Heaven is for Real may not be the no. 1 movie at the box office, but it’s definitely close. The movie came out on April 16 and cost an estimated $12,000,000. On opening weekend, the movie nearly doubled...