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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...

Dr. Martirano retirement

Yeseo Lim November 28, 2023

On Friday, November 18, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano announced his intention to retire, effective January 10, 2024. HCPSS released a statement announcing...

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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...

Poet Hayes Davis shares writing, encouragement with Centennial students

Poet Hayes Davis shares writing, encouragement with Centennial students

Abby Conrad November 15, 2023

On Friday, November 10, poet Hayes Davis visited Centennial to speak to students about his experience with poetry and the writing and revising process. In 2016, Davis published Let Our Eyes Linger, his...

Behind the scenes of homecoming week

Teju Reddi November 15, 2023

Tuesday, October 9 marked the beginning of Centennial’s annual Homecoming week. The week was full of festivities, with Eagle spirit running high through the student body. Behind these elaborate events...

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“Feed Your Muse” at Centennial High School

Hannah Kim and Yeseo Lim November 15, 2023

In 2009, the National Council of Teachers of English established National Writing Day as a day to encourage people of all ages and abilities to take part in the joy of writing. At Centennial High School,...

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Sonic Superstars review: The stars are back!

Joey Crossney November 9, 2023

Released on October 17, 2023, Sonic Superstars is the next 2D Sonic game following up on 2017’s Sonic Mania. The game centers around the characters Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy going to the Northstar...

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The concert comeback

Abby Rothrock and Tavroop Kaur October 12, 2023

This past summer, it seemed like every artist was going on tour. From Drake’s It’s All a Blur Tour to Morgan Wallen’s One Night At A Time Tour, and a myriad of genres in between, every teenager's...

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Putting the Unity in P.E.

Abby Conrad October 12, 2023

It’s a brisk Friday morning at Centennial High School. The sound of laughter bounces above the early-morning mist that lightly covers the hill down to the stadium. On the turf field, students are kicking...

GUTS by Olivia Rodrigo: The new Gen-Z anthem

Blenda Undrakhbold October 10, 2023

“It's a bad idea right?” Olivia Rodrigo spills her GUTS on her newly released sophomore album, but does it live up to the hype of SOUR? GUTS is a diverse collection of punk and bratty rock anthems...

Student & Staff Opinions: New Policies at Centennial HS

Hannah Kim and Yeseo Lim October 6, 2023

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2023: The “Summer of Girlhood”

Abby Conrad September 26, 2023

“Give me back my girlhood, it was mine first,” declared Taylor Swift in her song “Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve”; this summer, women and girls positively took their girlhood back. The months...

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