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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...

After a lackluster 2-3 start to the season, the HoCo Wolves battled adversity to get hot late in the season, making team history by advancing further than they have ever gotten in the MSHL (Maryland State Hockey League) playoffs in the team’s 13-year run.

A historic year of firsts for the HoCo Wolves

Jackson Palich March 12, 2024

The Wolves only date back to 2011. Comprising players from Centennial, Wilde Lake, Hammond, Oakland Mills and Long Reach High School, the team has historically succeeded throughout the regular season,...

Source: USA Today

The Now-Political Power of Taylor Swift

Abby Conrad March 11, 2024

As if Taylor Swift couldn’t get famous enough, the rising fame of the pop star has caught the attention of far-right conspiracy theorists who insist that she is part of a “covert government effort”...

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...


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...

[, Michael Reaves] [Former Luna football Coach Bobby Watson assists with coin toss]

Lahainaluna High School football team honored at Super Bowl 58 coin toss

Tavroop Kaur February 29, 2024

The tension was palpable the night of Sunday, Feb. 11 as the captains of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers faced off for the coin toss. Americans across the country had placed their bets,...

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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