All posts by Aidan Reilly

Aidan Reilly is a senior at Centennial High School. He plays soccer and is the co-president of Key Club. This is his first year as a journalist on the Centinal.

Centennial vs Central: History of a Rivalry

Also written by Cody Powers, Austin Westray and Zack Miller

The Central-Centennial rivalry has been raging now for almost 44 years. Two fridays ago, February 6th, the two will meet again for the second time this regular basketball season. As usual tensions flare, pranks are pulled, and teams compete. Our investigative journalism staff looked more deeply into Champaign’s most intense high school rivalry and has included our favorite pieces of this long history.

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Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attack Janurary 7th

Wednesday January 7th was a day that will go down in history not only as a tragic day for journalists everywhere, but for the entire world and the right to free speech. A small faction of the widely recognized terrorist group Al-Qaeda attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical left-wing magazine widely known for its political cartoons, which usually poke fun at religion , along with many other controversial topics. The attack was planned in an effort to stop these images from being published.

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FLS Class: Life Lessons Last Beyond the Snack Cart

You may pass the Functional Life Skills class every day. You may buy something from the snack cart. What you may not know is what the students do there. The Functional Life Skills classroom is for students with developmental and cognitive disabilities. Jeron Blood is the head teacher for the Life Skills students in rooms 110 and 111. The class teaches social skills like budgeting, and buying groceries. There are 15 students in the Functional Life Skills class this 2014-2015 school year.

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