Why Are You Drinking a Succulent?

It’s 6:30 on a Wednesday night and senior Henry Kayser has just finished practice with his tennis partner, Max Diess, he’s tired and longs for his thirst to be quenched. He turns and unzips his backpack, out comes a green tinted bottle, it’s the notorious Alō beverage. Kayser, who was introduced to Alō by his [...]

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 [...]

COUCH TOMATOES EPISODE 7 FT. MS SNOW

Looking like a Tomato? Tully’s Take on Curing a Spring Break Sunburn

First off, it is important to note that sunburning is not a successful method of tanning and is both physically painful and in regards to your health, extremely dangerous. Although the “golden tan” many beachgoers covet can appear when burnt skin peels away, the effects of this sketchy method can be devastating. The Skin Cancer [...]

The Broken “One and Done” System

In today’s society, people are always looking for loopholes to make their lives easier or to gain short-term success. Some of the restrictions that have frustrated many prospective professional basketball players, are the NBA draft eligibility restrictions which the NBA has placed on college athletes, requiring that they attend college for a minimum of one [...]

COUCH TOMATOES EPISODE 3

In todays episode Matt fills out a mascot themed March Madness bracket, we enjoy a cup of tea, listen to some new guest viewers and get some words from our new sponsors.

COUCH TOMATOES EPISODE 2

The Parkland Shooting, and What it Means for Student Activism

Less than two weeks ago, 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Yet these words cannot display the weight and importance that each of those lives holds. Those students were just beginning their lives, and the teachers risked theirs to save those students. The student survivors in the last two weeks have [...]

The Future Tastes Like Top Ramen

The closer the breakout from high school to real life approaches the more daunting it seems. We go from  being expected to ask an adult to relieve yourself while in class, to having the immense responsibility of budgeting your finance above the bare subsistence of three Top Ramen meals a day. The leap into adulthood [...]

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 [...]

In the Desks with Generation Z

Theology teacher Ms. Dedonato (Central Catholic class of 2000) compares her high school experience with those of her current students and gives insight on how technology has a conflicting role in  Generation Z’s lives. In 2000, Sarah  graduated from Central Catholic. Sixteen years later Ms. DeDonato returned to Stark Street as a theology teacher. Born in [...]