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“The Giver” echoes other dystopian society films– leaves a familiar, unsatisfied feeling

“The Giver” echoes other dystopian society films-- leaves a familiar, unsatisfied feeling

Natalie Nepper, Executive Editor

September 24, 2014

Book: 8.5/10 Movie: 6/10 When Lois Lowry first released the American children’s novel, The Giver, in 1993, he probably wasn’t expecting the mere 192 page book to sell over 10 million copies. He also probably wasn’t expecting the recent movie adaption of the novel to finish 5th place at the box...

Alumnus Justin Bennett releases his first iTunes single

Alumnus Justin Bennett releases his first iTunes single

Tia Spears, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2014

2013 alumnus, Justin Bennett, released his first iTunes single “Pour U (Thirsty)” July 19. Since the release, Bennett’s success as both a singer and choreographer has skyrocketed. “Pour U” reached 500 views in less than 24 hours, to Bennett’s surprise. This is his first major milestone...

Into the Storm a disasterously good thriller

Into the Storm a disasterously good thriller

Micah Martin, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

Into the Storm is a truly versatile film with something for every moviegoer. Its main theme is, of course, an action-packed thriller, but it also has facets of drama, suspense, humor and heroism. It has a fast paced plot with memorable characters and interwoven heart wrenching elements. From sacrifice...

Sophomore quarterback thrives on the field

Sophomore quarterback thrives on the field

Georgia Chambers, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

The front linemen of the opposing team get into position on the line of scrimmage, waiting for Central to snap the ball and the quarterback, sophomore Jordan Flowers, to make the play. The age difference between Flowers and his other teammates do not phase him, and he receives the snap without hesita...

Rocking the football field

Rocking the football field

Trenay Newsome, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

Friday night lights and the roar of the crowd gives senior and varsity football kicker an adrenaline rush. Since sixth grade flag football, Rock has been following in his fathers footsteps both academically and athletically. “My dad attended and graduated from Central and throughout his four years...

New AD continues the legacy

New AD continues the legacy

Jordan Young, Web Editor

September 9, 2014

It had always been a dream of new athletic director Luke Dillon to obtain the position he has now. After only being Central’s athletic director for one year, Tom Lee left after the 2014 school year to become the principal at Northwest High School and in return Dillon entered into the vacant spot. After...

Award show remains classy and entertaining

Modern Family's Actor Ty Burrell receives Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series

Jack Doody, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The 66th Annual Prime-time Emmy Awards were held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater on August 25th. The Emmy’s are held each year to honor the creativity and work put together by television programs, with an audience of close to 16 million. New Late Night host and former SNL comic Seth Myers did the...

VMAs anticlamactic, free from usual absurdity

Artists at the VMAs

San Juana Paramo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The MTV Video Music Awards, are always wild from start to finish, but this year happened to be the exception. To the surprise of many, the 2014 VMAs were relatively controversy free. Different artists wowed on stage with eccentric set pieces and amazing vocals. Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessi...

New How to Dress Well album fresh, heartfelt

New How to Dress Well album fresh, heartfelt

September 5, 2014

How to Dress Well, or otherwise known by his real name- Tom Krell has been making music for a number of years. He began by making his own music and posting it to Sound Cloud in 2009 and has been getting rave reviews ever since. In June of 2014, Krell came out with his most recent album titled “What...

Box of tissues uneeded for near average chick-flick

Actor Jamie Blackley and actress Chloe Grace Mortz portray main characters Adam and Mia.

Jordan Young, Web Editor

September 5, 2014

Rom-Dram anyone? There’s plenty of romance and tons of drama in If I Stay, the sappy and dramatic love story about a rebel rocking popular guy who (of course) falls for the not so rocking, but cello playing and YoYo Ma loving odd girl out. It’s the usual mix of “opposites attract” story featuring...

New super hero movie a hit, quirky story line and cast appealling

New super hero movie a hit, quirky story line and cast appealling

Jordan Young, Web Editor

August 27, 2014

Not many people might have imagined 20, 10, or even 5 years ago that Hollywood would produce a movie featuring a talking raccoon, a walking tree, a muscle headed blue guy, a soft hearted assassin and a wisecracking, witty thief as the main protagonists in a movie. But then again, someone did, and fortunately...

Austrian exchange student excited for her stay in America

Juli Oberlander, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014

A few weeks into the school year, Austrian exchange student Brigitte Irimus is starting to settle into her time at Central, Omaha, and the United States. For the sixteen-year-old living in America for the first time, the decision to go on student exchange was an easy one. “I applied to go here because...

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