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Photo of the night sky with trees in the foreground.

By Brooke Hillis '26

The Catastrophe of Light Pollution

According to the International Dark Sky Association, “Light pollution is a side effect of industrial civilization. Its sources include building exterior and interior lighting, advertising, commercial properties, offices, factories, streetlights, and illuminated sporting venues.” Due to this pollution natural life cycles are inhibited and space observation is hindered.

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Various rock and roll albums and posters

By Alejandro Carter '25

Have you ever wondered where the rock and roll genre began, and where it's been over the years? Or maybe you've wondered who some of your favorite bands' influences might be? Many modern bands cite their biggest inspirations as being some of the most influential bands and artists of the rock genre.

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Young woman staring at alarm clock

By Fope Ayo '26

There’s nothing better than when I finish all my homework before 9:30 P.M. I can finally get to bed on time, and maybe even fix my terrible sleeping patterns. I get into bed, look at the clock, it’s 10 P.M. I close my eyes…and almost immediately, my eyes snap back open. I don’t feel tired. Give it time, I say to myself. So I wait. For an hour. I check the clock again, it’s 11:05.

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Pop-star “SZA” standing on stage

By Cihara Mathieu '26

Have you found yourself performing your daily activities such as scrolling through social media, walking your dog, or doing your schoolwork while an extremely catchy song that’s about getting revenge on your ex is stuck in your head? If you say you haven’t done that, it’s either you haven’t heard of the worldwide famous singer SZA or you just haven’t opened TikTok in a hot minute.

Read More about 'CTRL' vs 'SOS': Which is the Superior Album?
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By Lanna Govoni '26

In a poll conducted among CCHS students, many students explained that they were not sure where to start when trying to advance in academic course levels. This article will explain the steps required to move up, the people involved, and the requirements. It will also contain information and fun-facts from interviews with Ms. Burns (our academic dean) and teachers, plus the results from our student poll. 

Read More about Moving Up: Academic Levels at Central Catholic
Hand gun on the American flag next to the U.S Constitution

By Divya Mahajan '24

Throughout the past few decades, gun control has been a very controversial topic. Despite the fact that guns can be used for leisure, such as hunting, they have also proven to be very dangerous.

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