Las Vegas: One Year Later

On October 1st, 2017 we lost brothers, teachers, coaches, mothers, and friends. It’s hard to believe that it has been only one year since the deadliest mass shooting in American history. For many, wounds from this horrific incident are still fresh and the struggle for closure is still prevalent. In honor of this tragic anniversary, [...]

The Great Recession 10 years later: Where are we now?

We are approaching the anniversary of one of the worst periods in America's economic history, the 2008 great recession. From December 2007 to early 2009, world markets tumbled after the US housing bubble burst.  US homeowners lost over $3.3 trillion in equity and the stock markets worldwide lost over $6.9 trillion in shareholder money. Many [...]

What in God’s Green Earth Are These Doors?

As students returned from Spring Break, they were greeted with an ominous set of double doors at the main entrance; many assumed this was due to the recent school shootings that have occurred across America. However, the plans for the new doors were made a few years ago, and after a donation from Joe Weston [...]


Biggest Hip Hop Albums of 2017

I asked three seniors about the hip hop albums that dropped in 2017. They told me their favorite and least favorite songs from the top albums. The Panel Senior Isaac Amaral Artharee AKA ‘Ike Boog' Fun Fact: On average,  gets curved by 3 girls a day. Senior Amaha Million AKA ‘Millzz’ Fun Fact: Drives with [...]

A Cleaner Central Catholic: An Interview with Marvin Hill

Every day students come to Central Catholic to an especially clean environment. Have you ever wondered how the school is always so clean every morning? Our great janitorial staff are the ones putting in work behind the scenes to make sure our school is always looking neat and clean day after day. Marvin is a [...]

Relief Efforts in the South

Starting on the thirtieth of August, Hurricane Irma was considered a tropical storm. One day later, it was upgraded to hurricane status. According to CNBC, Irma was the strongest hurricane on record in the Atlantic basin. This hurricane season has been the seventeenth deadliest season since the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has started collecting records [...]

Your Voice Matters

In the first weeks of his administration, President Donald Trump named Scott Pruitt, a self proclaimed climate change denier, as the head of the EPA. Creating a wall in the process of change that environmentalists have been fighting to pass for decades. There have been a few steps forward, and several steps back, including Pruitt’s [...]

Have a Heart

In early 2017 Donald Trump’s presidency has already been marked with a monumental executive banning people from  Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days. This ban had come to affect the passage of a young Iranian girl,  Fatemeh Reshad, trying to enter the United States for [...]

A Provocation for Change

In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me I found a sympathetic expression for the ideological frustration I had felt towards the platform on which racial discussion takes place in America. The fault of racial discussions does not lie in the premise from which a discussion takes place, nor are the subjects that are taken under [...]