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The Last of Us: An intense television adaptation of the acclaimed video game

Ryan Brown March 29, 2023

Too many people don’t understand the potential that video games have for the film industry. Even for those who don’t play many games, this form of media could open the door to success for many directors....

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90 seconds till the ultimate death: Doomsday clock update

Alice Kim and Hannah Kim February 27, 2023

We live in a world that is constantly surrounded by the frequent question of when the world will end. Throughout history, there have been many hypotheses to this question, namely the great change from...

A balancing act: How high schoolers walk the tightrope of employment

Rachel Middleton February 14, 2023

While it’s often thought of as a responsibility made for adulthood, many Centennial students made the decision to be employed, whether it be to save up for college or assist in supporting their families.  In...

Centennial’s holiday wishlist

Abby Rothrock December 19, 2022

From the annual World Fest, to the pep rallies that help get students in the spirit right before Homecoming, Centennial is full of exciting community activities to partake in. But despite all the fun,...

Can Drake redeem himself with “Her Loss” featuring 21 Savage?

Can Drake redeem himself with “Her Loss” featuring 21 Savage?

Jackson Palich November 14, 2022

“21, can you do something for me?” This past Friday, November 4th, Drake and 21 Savage dropped their collab album “Her Loss” In the past 2 years, Drake has dropped three albums, two this year....

Centennial vs River Hill: Senior night

Centennial vs River Hill: Senior night

Jackson Palich November 7, 2022

On Thursday, October 20, the Centennial Eagles Boys Varsity Football team went up against the River Hill Hawks for their season finale on senior night. With their only loss coming against the undefeated...

Dispensers put in girls bathroom

It’s perfectly normal: Breaking the period stigma

Abby Rothrock November 3, 2022

It’s official; as of October first, at least two sanitary dispensers are required in all Maryland public school female restrooms. House bill 205 in the state of Maryland titled: Public Schools - Provision...

Entergalactic by Kid Cudi review: Soundtrack or not?

Entergalactic by Kid Cudi review: Soundtrack or not?

Jackson Palich October 10, 2022

On Friday, October 30th, Kid Cudi dropped his 8th and potentially final solo album, Entergalactic. As one of the most influential musicians of the 2000’s, fans had high expectations because he was...

Centennial juniors explore new cities and opportunities in pre-college programs

Abby Conrad October 7, 2022

This summer, the anticipation of junior year was building for the class of 2024; getting close to finishing high school, entering adulthood, and going to college was all part of the excitement. Some people...

Volunteers handing water bottles out for Jackson residents (BBC News)

What’s the damage? Thoughts on America’s infrastructure

Rachel Middleton September 29, 2022

The current clean water shortage occurring in Jackson, Mississippi is raising questions and getting people thinking about what caused it, as well as whether or not this could have been prevented. Many...

HoCo student’s thoughts on dress code: Has it gotten stricter?

Abby Rothrock September 28, 2022

It’s important for students to have the opportunity to express themselves through clothing, and for the most part, Howard County Public Schools have tried to give students the chance to do so. This year,...

The State of the Union: Mr. Riddler’s Superbowl

The State of the Union: Mr. Riddler’s Superbowl

Rachel Middleton March 14, 2022

A staple of the American government, the annual State of the Union Address, is one of AP government teacher David Riddler’s favorite parts of the school year. “It’s an opportunity to bring together...

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