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Oct

Graduating Early

Graduating mid-year can be a great experience for juniors and seniors in high school. Graduating early can be an advantage if you do things the right way, and can be a disadvantage if you don’t. Students that get out of high school and go straight to college are not only bound to be successful, they also have a head start. Read more »

17
Oct

Comedy Album Review: Tig Notaro: LIVE

In this thirty-one minute audio that you can download for five dollars at Louis C.K. ‘s website, stand-up comedienne Tig Notaro opens her hilariously tragic set with: “Good evening! Hello. I have cancer. How are you?” Read more »

17
Oct

One Direction: Take Me Home

British boy band One Direction seemed to hit success overnight when they became a band on the X-Factor, but they made even more success when they crossed the Atlantic with the release of their first studio album “Up All Night”. The album included the mega smash hit “What Makes You Beautiful” that was instantly memorized by every teen girl in America. Read more »

17
Oct

Student of the Week: Kendall Schultz

The Student of the Week strives to reach out to all kinds of students at Centennial High School.  Kendall Schultz is a freshman on the Junior Varsity Cheer Squad.  It’s easy to get sucked into getting to know the upperclassmen, so The Centinal chose Kendall to get to know what it’s like to be an underclassmen at Centennial.  She is a great example for younger students because she does an excellent job at showing the importance of being involved and knows the key to enjoying the time she has in high school. Read more »

17
Oct

Fighting Illini Recap: 10/10 – 10/14

The Illinois women’s volleyball team started off Illini Sports Week in Ann Arbor, Michigan to take on the Michigan Wolverines; the Illini lost in straight sets 3-0. On Friday the women’s soccer team took on the Minnesota Golden Gophers, with the Illini loosing 3-0. On Saturday, the football team also went to Ann Arbor, Michigan to take on the 25th ranked Wolverines; the Illini loss 45-0. Later that night, the women’s volleyball team took the court again in East Lansing , Michigan to take on the Michigan State Spartans; the Illini won three sets to two sets. On Sunday, the women’s soccer team took on the Wisconsin Badgers; the Illini lost  2-1 in two overtimes.