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“It’s not about a classical sunset, but it’s about how the light can help to create a special mood”

Riccardo Chianella, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Many people wonder what to get in consideration when photographing a sunset. Exposure is the most important aspect about sunset photographies. Slightly underexposing the sunset will make the color look more rich and defined. By simply using the manual mode and selecting a fast shutter speed, the entire...

Final Thoughts on PARCC Testing

Final Thoughts on PARCC Testing

Catherine McGarry, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

We all witnessed and possibly participated in the constant disputes over whether the new PARCC test is efficient and/or necessary in our school system. For months, it seemed to be the talk of the school. However, now that some students have completed portions of the test and formulated opinions of their...

MTV Movie Awards/Review

Lily Friel, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

  Do you love movies? Are you excited when all the media talks about are the latest hits? Do you love seeing your favorite actors aside from a movie they’re in? Then the MTV Movie Awards was the show for you! This year on the star-studded awards show that took place in mid-April were plenty...

“Confidently Beautiful”: Miss Universe Sets a New Precedent

“Confidently Beautiful”: Miss Universe Sets a New Precedent

Anna Staropoli, Features Editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Google Miss Universe 2015.  “[Contestant] Kaci Fennell Short Hair”. “Columbia Beauty Paulina Vega Crowned….” “....Top Fifteen Finalists’ Bikini Photos”. We get it: pageants are appearance oriented. Just look at these headlines. Better yet, look at anything on television, in theaters,...

Concert Review: Ben Howard ‘I Forget Where We Were’

Concert Review: Ben Howard ‘I Forget Where We Were’

Emilia Haycock, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

On January 30th, my dreams came true: I got the priviledge to see the rising star, Ben Howard. Ben Howard is a singer-songwriter from England. I’ve loved Ben Howard for about 3 years now and his music is personal to me. His songs can put anyone into a trance of pure tranquility, or give a nostalgic...

2016 Reveals a Bright Future for the Possibility of a Female President

2016 Reveals a Bright Future for the Possibility of a Female President

Meg Power, Management

February 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, supposed contender for the 2016 election Mitt Romney would win for Republicans if he chose to run, and Hillary Clinton would sweep the final election in its entirety. “The Post-ABC poll was conducted Jan. 12-15 among a random national sample of...

Project Runway All-Stars

Lily Friel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Do you like the original show Project Runway? Did you watch most of the seasons? Then Project Runway All-Stars is the show for you! Although it is not as great as the original Project Runway due to it’s totally different cast of judges, it is still fun to watch the crew prosper through each challenge....

Central Gets Jazzy

Central Gets Jazzy

Abigail Rec, Sports Editor

January 9, 2015


Filed under Music Department

Central’s music department has a lot to offer this holiday season, between choir, jazz band and baroque orchestra performances. Central’s talented musicians meet on a daily or weekly basis,  exercising their expertise, culminating into various enjoyable concerts in and out of school. The Baroque...

Frosted Tips, Puka shells, Mr.Del

Frosted Tips, Puka shells, Mr.Del

Katie Sciortino and Katie Barton

December 18, 2014


Filed under Teachers TBT

2003 was a year of frosted tips, puka shells, and boybands. For Mr.DelPreore, he drove his black Jeep Wrangler and blasted songs such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ "Scar Tissue" and "By The Way", Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz’ "Throw It Up", Jane's Addiction’s "Just Because", Chingy’s "Right...

The Closest Thing To a LAMBorghini Schooley’s Mountain Road Will Ever See

The Closest Thing To a LAMBorghini Schooley’s Mountain Road Will Ever See

Connor Onweller, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

  On October 16th a peculiar herd of sheep appeared on the north end of Schooley’s Mountain, backing up traffic on the road. The origin of these sheep is still in question and no one really knows what exactly went down. Such confusion leaves many questions such as: where are they from, what...

New App Provides yet another Platform for Cyberbullying

New App Provides yet another Platform for Cyberbullying

Meg Power, Management

November 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Editorial

A mobile app released last week stirred unnecessary drama and spurred cyberbullying. Similarly to the social networking app Yik-Yak, Blushhh allows its users to post anonymously to an audience within their community. But unlike Yik-Yak, Blushhh permits users to post pictures, as well as text posts,...

Students Find New Ways to Enjoy Books

Students Find New Ways to Enjoy Books

Anna Staropoli, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014


Filed under Bookmarks

Romeo and Juliet. Fahrenheit 451. The Great Gatsby. Animal Farm. Sometimes the classics required on the syllabus make it difficult to expose students to books they’re actually interested in. But as the weather cools down and students no longer need to worry about November 1 deadlines or study for th...

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