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Temu: Is It A Scam Or Not?

Temu: Is It A Scam Or Not?

Kike Olukoya March 25, 2024

Temu is an online shopping app that sells clothes, bags, cosmetics, and more, created in 2022 by EDD Holdings, a company based in China. Though over the years Temu has been seen as a controversial online...

How Did E-learning Affect The Students of Central High School?

How Did E-learning Affect The Students of Central High School?

Kingston Purnell February 20, 2024

Due to frigid temperatures on Tuesday, January 16th, and Monday, January 22nd, the Champaign Unit 4 School District decided to have E-learning days across all of its schools. Cold weather advisories warned...

Children mining cobalt in Katanga

The Modern-Day Slavery Behind Your Beloved Devices

Priest Allen February 20, 2024

[TRIGGER WARNING: This article mentions sexual assault/SA of minors, torture, genocide and graphic violence.]   Since 1996, approximately 6 million people have died due to the conflict in the...

One of many QR codes students use to access a pass to the bathroom at Centra High School

Unveiling the Controversy: The Impact of 5-Star

Renea Dillow February 19, 2024

Here at Champaign Central High School, students, staff, and parents are experiencing something new. On January 17, a new system called 5-Star was put into place. Administrators made the decision to implement...

5 Best Foods to Add to Your Thanksgiving Table This Year

5 Best Foods to Add to Your Thanksgiving Table This Year

Renea Dillow November 27, 2023

Every Thanksgiving is special in certain ways. You’ve got family and friends coming over wherever you celebrate and tons of quality time with the people you love. But to me, the food makes it the most...

Christmas in November?

Christmas in November?

Kike Olukoya November 27, 2023

It’s November. Halloween has ended, and Thanksgiving & Black Friday is on the horizon. But for some people, it is time for Christmas shopping and celebrating. Just check out some neighborhoods right...

Black Friday VS. Cyber Monday: Battle Of The Sales

Black Friday VS. Cyber Monday: Battle Of The Sales

Erwin Garcia November 27, 2023

The time is coming soon for Black Friday on November 24 and Cyber Monday on November 27. Black Friday or Cyber Monday shoppers see what they prefer more. These sales happen at stores for Black Friday and...

Secoriea Turner, age 8. She was shot and killed at a BLM protest barricaded by makeshift roadblocks in Atlanta, GA inside her mother’s SUV near the site of 
Rayshard Brooks’s death by an Atlanta police officer.

Black Lives Matter: The Movement that Had Us Fooled

Priest Allen October 30, 2023

You might have heard the names. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Stephon Clark, Botham Jean, Michael Brown, Laquan McDonald. Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin’s death by the hands of a racist neighborhood...

How Gun Violence Is Affecting Students

How Gun Violence Is Affecting Students

John Riegel October 30, 2023

School students are getting worried with school shootings on the rise. “Each day 12 children die from gun violence in America. another 32 are shot and injured” website Sandy Hook Promise says. Gun...

Stanley Cups: Facts and Firm Feelings

Sky Engelhardt and Adelaide Kota October 30, 2023

Trends in this world come and go. From fashion to stories to jokes, there is always something popular being passed around. Recently, this phenomenon has extended to drinking vessels, specifically those...

An Opinion Piece: How Does Fall Break Affect the Unit 4 Community?

Renea Dillow October 30, 2023

The school board worked together with the help of teachers and administration to give Unit 4 students and staff our 2023 fall break on October 12th - 20th. All Unit 4 schools will have a fall break because...

University Avenue; Dangerous or Convenient?

University Avenue; Dangerous or Convenient?

Renea Dillow September 29, 2023

For many years, Champaign Central High School’s students and staff have been parking on University Avenue during school hours. However, over the years, University has proven to be dangerous for students,...

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