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Breaking the ice: A CFSC “The Nutcracker” review

Yeseo Lim February 20, 2024

While each production of “The Nutcracker” is unique, its magic consistently transcends the boundaries of time and language. In a deep dive into the ballet and its origins, National Public Radio (NPR)...

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It’s time for a vacation! Somewhere “No Place Like Home” (Album review)

Hannah Kim February 12, 2024

A new year, a new album from the indie-rock band, Vacations. Titled “No Place Like Home,” the album delivered the sentimental feels of summer-esque indie pop on Jan. 12, 2024. In this album, the songs...

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Sonic Symphony Washington DC review: The Knight of the Wind

Joey Crossney February 12, 2024

On Jan. 20, 2024 one of the greatest nights for Sonic fans happened in Washington DC: the Sonic Symphony World Tour. The night was filled with several funny moments, universal crowd cheer and most importantly,...

Alex Raney, Centennial Sports Media

“He’s gonna go down as one of our best scorers in Centennial history”: How Josh Frazier has left his mark on Centennial as only a Junior

Jackson Palich February 7, 2024

After winning regionals and falling short to the eventual 3A state champions at City College last season, Centennial basketball outshined expectations. Although sophomore Josh Frazier already had a prominent...

The wrestling team huddles before a dual meet against Howard on January 25.

All eyes on Centennial wrestling

Abby Conrad February 6, 2024

Thursday nights at the Centennial High School gym are usually nothing out of the ordinary, with the fluorescent lights gleaming against the wooden floor as the air conditioner lazily hums; the room is...

“The Color Red”; The embarrassing Golden Globes monologue of Jo Koy

Rachel Middleton February 2, 2024

The 2024 Golden Globes were attended by numerous A-list actors, with winners like Emma Stone for Best Female Performance in a Comedy and Cillian Murphy for Best Male Performance in a Drama, as well as...

Girls and boys varsity basketball: The secret to a successful team

Girls and boys varsity basketball: The secret to a successful team

Abby Rothrock January 31, 2024

This winter sports season, Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Stefan and Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Slopek are certain that their teams will have lots of success, both on the court, and off. For Slopek,...

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“The Boy and the Heron”: A Delightful Confusion (Movie Analysis)

Hannah Kim January 29, 2024

Excited fans across the world have sorely missed the works of Hayao Miyazaki since his latest film, “The Wind Rises.” Other movies by him such as “Spirited Away” and “Howl’s Moving Castle”...

Delay in Teacher IDs

Teju Reddi January 4, 2024

Three months into the school year, at least eight newly-hired Centennial staff members still had not received their Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) ID badges. Those with missing IDs were left...

Elvis and Meh: A “Priscilla” review and movie comparison

Naomi Chao December 5, 2023

“Priscilla,” directed by Sofia Coppola and based off of Priscilla Presley’s autobiography “Elvis and Me,” begins with Cailee Spaeney’s character as a young teenager in Germany. She swiftly...

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder review: Absolutely wonderful

Joey Crossney November 16, 2023

October 20, 2023 marked a very special day for Mario fans around the globe. It was the release date of Super Mario Bros. Wonder, the first traditional 2D Mario game in over ten years. Fans have been happy...

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Should the NFL ban the Philadelphia Eagles patented Tush Push?

Jackson Palich November 15, 2023

Leading back to last season, last year’s Super Bowl runner-up and NFC front-runner Philadelphia Eagles have cracked the code on converting fourth and short through one play: the Tush Push. Voices across...

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