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Will Hollywood ever be the same? What the WGA strike means for the film industry

Tavroop Kaur May 16, 2023

Since the early 1900s, Hollywood has been a pillar of American culture, taking on the role of representing American stories and lifestyles behind a smokescreen of glitz and glamor.  For decades, the American...

Source: AP News

Affirmative action case explained: How your college admission may be affected

Abby Conrad May 3, 2023

Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. President and Fellows of Harvard College is a highly controversial Supreme Court case slated to overturn a long-standing precedent. The organization is suing the...

End of year music recap and music for 2023

End of year music recap and music for 2023

Abby Conrad, Abby Rothrock, and Jackson Palich January 30, 2023

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“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Walkout

Naomi Chao and Joanne Yoon April 7, 2022

On Friday, March 11, 2022, Centennial students organized a walkout to show their opposition for House Bill 1557, better known as the “Parental Rights in Education” bill by supporters of the Florida...

The Russo-Ukrainian War: A Ukrainian Exchange Student’s Experience

Naomi Chao and Joanne Yoon March 21, 2022

Yevheniia Matvieieva has been forced to watch from across the globe as her home country is invaded during the largest European conflict since World War II.  A Centennial junior and Ukrainian foreign...

Howard County Public School System Changes Start Times

Alice Kim and Hannah Kim March 1, 2022

Every day, high school students wake up at dawn to start learning at 7:25 a.m. On Thursday, February 10, the Howard County Board of Education confirmed a change to the start time, with high school’s...

Mask Mandate Update

Joanne Yoon February 28, 2022

On‌ ‌February‌ ‌24,‌ ‌2022,‌ ‌during‌ ‌a‌ ‌Howard‌ ‌County‌ ‌Board‌ ‌of‌ ‌Education‌ ‌meeting‌ ‌concerning‌ ‌the‌ ‌indoor‌ ‌masking‌ ‌mandate,‌...

Women’s Safety Series Pt. 2: In the Centennial Community

Women’s Safety Series Pt. 2: In the Centennial Community

Kate Tourison February 9, 2022

[TW for mentions of sexual harrasment] In September 2021, the Gabby Petito case made international headlines, pulling at the heartstrings of individuals across the globe. While the case has been categorized...

Women’s Safety Series Part 1: Gabby Petito

Kate Tourison November 22, 2021

[TW for mentions of domestic abuse, death] In July 2021, twenty-two year old Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie set off on a summer road trip in their white Ford van to visit national parks...

Thousands of People Attend Protest in D.C. in Solidarity with Palestinians

Fatima Masood June 12, 2021

On May 29, a protest for Palestinian liberation occured at the Lincoln Memorial--a place known as a symbol of the United States virtue of equality. Outraged people came from all over the country to Washington...

Maryland drops COVID mask mandate just in time for summer

Kate Tourison May 28, 2021

As the number of vaccinated individuals continues to grow, many members of the Centennial community are gearing up for a “maskless” summer vacation In accordance with new CDC guidelines, Governor...

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