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Womens History Month: Katherine Parker

Women’s History Month: Katherine Parker

Abby Rothrock, Photo Editor April 16, 2024

In an attempt to bring awareness to the struggles of women throughout history, and to celebrate their accomplishments, Centennial has their very own Women's Studies Class. The teacher of the class, Katherine...

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

The end of an era: Jason Kelce hangs up his cleats

Ana Clara Lima E Silva April 3, 2024

After 13 excellent seasons, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce has announced his retirement. Kelce has left an indelible impact on the NFL and will not be forgotten. Throughout his career, Kelce has...

Senior Superlatives at Centennial

Abby Conrad March 22, 2024

Every year, seniors at Centennial High School get the opportunity to be permanently cemented in the school’s history by winning a superlative that gets featured in the yearbook. Some superlatives focus...

Pink, lace and femininity: A way of life

Emma Liu March 20, 2024

A new trend has come to dominate the Pinterest boards of young girls; the coquette aesthetic. Its fast-growing popularity has the media plastered with the color pink and bows, bolstering positive attitudes...

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” season one review

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” season one review

Shruthe Yoagentharan March 15, 2024

19 years after the successful run of the extremely popular fantasy book series written by Rick Riordan, the widely anticipated, eight episode series, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” has been released...

Photography taken by Hannah Kim

The Year of the Dragon: Lunar New Year celebration

Hannah Kim March 8, 2024

On Feb. 10, 2024, a massive celebration erupted in China and across East Asia: the celebration of the Lunar New Year. According to the Lunar Calendar, which is dated to the moon’s phases, 2024 is the...

Snow more midterms: Midterm season with a twist

Yeseo Lim March 5, 2024

This midterm season, students were stressed about more than just their exams. In a hectic turn of events, snowfall and extreme temperatures closed HCPSS schools on three of the four scheduled days during...

Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/usher-super-bowl-lviii-halftime-show-rcna137772

The Super Bowl presents Usher at halftime: A review

Blenda Undrakhbold March 5, 2024

The Super Bowl, America’s most highly anticipated annual football game, sets the stage for an electrifying match consisting of four quarters, keeping spectators on the edge of their seats with excitement....

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Left to right: Alexandra Levin-Lozovatsky, Jackie James, Shalisa Ibad, Hannah Elpus, Sandy Jayaprakash, Owen Landle, Winnie Wiriyacoonkase

What is Poetry Out Loud? Centennial’s 2024 competition

Edwin Wu March 4, 2024

Poetry Out Loud (POL) is a national recitation competition where high school students can learn about poetry and the art of recitation. Nationally, it is sponsored by the National Endowment for Arts and...

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Freedom Planet 2 review: A truly hidden gem

Joey Crossney February 29, 2024

“Freedom Planet 2” (FP2), the long-awaited sequel to 2014’s “Freedom Planet,” is finally making its way to consoles this April after being only on PC for over a year. However, the wait will be...

Taylor Swift making history at the Grammys

Ana Clara Lima E Silva and Emma Liu February 27, 2024

From winning 14 Grammys, Person of the Year, Billboard Top Female Artist and the title of Spotify’s #1 artist, pop sensation Taylor Swift has consistently been recognized worldwide for her music and...

Photo credit: Columbia Figure Skating Club (@columbiafigureskating)

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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