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Reading resentment: Why teens have stopped reading for pleasure

Julia Bianchini and Mackie Aro May 26, 2023

Most people agree that reading was an integral part of their childhoods. Toddlers learn lessons of forgiveness and responsibility from imaginative characters and kids explore magical universes from the...

Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Let’s Go! – Spring dance showcase reflections

Alice Kim and Hannah Kim May 26, 2023

Over the span of two days––April 27 and 28––Centennial hosted its annual dance showcase, in which dance program members showed off their hard work from this past school year. Every dancer from...

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What is happening in Xinjiang?: Uyghur genocide

Edwin Wu May 23, 2023

For years the Chinese government has been accused of suppressing a Muslim ethnic group known as the Turkic Uyghur in the autonomous Northwestern region of the Xinjiang. Within the Uyghur ethnic group,...

AP exams: Is the stress and studying justifiable?

Abby Conrad May 17, 2023

AP season: for many high school students across the country, it’s the most stressful two weeks of the year. AP (Advanced Placement) courses are classes available to high school students, giving them...

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...

Alumni advice to seniors

Abby Rothrock May 16, 2023

As May rolls around, many students are feeling the “senior slump,” including non-seniors. While the race to the end of the year begins for underclassmen, many seniors have an even bigger priority:...

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Has Joe Goldberg finally found a worthy opponent? “You” season 4 review

Julia Bianchini May 15, 2023

TV’s favorite baseball hat-wearing serial killer, Joe Goldberg, has returned as creator Sera Gamble’s You releases its fourth season. Joe continues his problematic streak of finding death wherever...

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In the Ted Lasso franchise, Season 3 is a keeper

Julia Bianchini May 8, 2023

From the depths of reusable masks and social distancing, people found comfort in an unlikely place: the corny jokes of an American coaching British Premier League soccer. When the show premiered in 2020...

Rahm wins and LIV golf shines: A look back at the 2023 masters tournament

Dustin Stocksdale, Staff Writer May 7, 2023

Sunday, April 9th was destined to be a special day in Augusta, Georgia, the final day of the first major championship in over eight months. To start the day, two men at the top represented their respective...

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Centennial baseball’s senior sendoff

Ryan Brown May 7, 2023

High school athletes patiently wait four years for the moment they’re called out on senior night. Although short, it’s an emotional experience that players will never forget, but the walkout is only...

Centennial High School student publishes their first book

Centennial High School student publishes their first book

Hannah Kim May 4, 2023

Nicole Cavey’s writing journey began on another day of English in a colorful, decorated classroom at Centennial High School. As a sophomore at the time, she received an assignment from her English teacher...

Night owls in Centennial - The importance of sleep

Night owls in Centennial – The importance of sleep

Alice Kim May 4, 2023

The wondrous feeling of the sunlight, gently waking you up from your deep slumber. The moon has passed and a new day has begun. No alarms, just by the natural rhythm of your circadian clock, you wake up...

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