Words Are Power

Alexis Lawrence, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Your words can defeat a nation, because there is power in dialect Your words can empower an army, because courage is in your bark Your words can move a mountain, because strength is in your chant Your words can save a life, because...

Wings: Album Review

Ashley Henderson, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Opinion

Wings is an album by the South Korean boy band BTS. It was released on October 10th, 2016. This album really takes you on a journey--it starts off with the intro, Boy Meets Evil, which a song about falling in love with dangerous,...

Elf: The Musical Review

Aaliyah Johnson, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Opinion

Elf: The Musical was a delightful musical experience to enjoy with family, while on a date, or even on a field trip! Elf: The Musical is capable of causing even the oldest of people to revert back to a younger age because it was...

Social Media: Detrimental to Teens’ Health and Safety

Ariana Smith, Centurion Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Technology

Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter... if you do not know these social media sites, you are not a teen!! Social media is a form of online communication where users can create accounts to share content with friends. It all started...

Apple iPhone 7 – Is New Really Better?

Aaron Bell, Web Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life, Technology

This month, Apple has released the two latest smartphones in the iPhone family—the 7 and 7 Plus. With new features such as stereo speakers, water/splash proofing, the removal of the home button, and—most notably—the removal...

TV Show Review

Shaniah Alexander, Centurion Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Tuesday, Pretty Little Liars; Five Years Forward, and Shadowhunters premiered on Freeform, the new name for ABC family. While Pretty Little Liars didn’t fail to disappoint with drama at every turn, the Shadowhunters did less...

Movie Review

Shaniah Alexander, Centurion Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube have already rode along once in their first movie, Ride Along, in which rookie and trained cops and soon-to-be brothers in laws work together to defeat crime and come closer. Now, in Ride Along two they...

Celebrity Drama

Shaniah Alexander, Centurion Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Was Leonardo throwing shade at Lady Gaga at the Golden Globe awards? His infamous shade eye was all over Instagram in memes, gifs, and pictures, all wondering what was he thinking when she passed by him in the crowded space. Later...

Rich South “Turn Up” Fridays

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

This school year, Mr. McGrone has made sure that he has found entertainment for his students. We have had several socials throughout the year, and Chicago’s very own DJ Buckwild has made plenty of visits this year in an effort...

Leaders of the “New School” of Rap

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Over the course of 2015, several rap artists battled it out in order to prove their worth. With albums that came from Drake, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Future, Big Sean, and A$AP Rocky, it has been difficult to name the...

Technology in the Classroom

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Technology

Technology is a very prominent educational tool in high schools today; it is arguably the most important tool, because of its versatility. Computers and tablets can be used in place of textbooks and dictionaries, which helps the...

Europe

Brooklyn Calhoun, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

I was blessed to have the opportunity to visit three different countries in Europe in the summer of 2014 with my AP classmates and AP teachers.  We had the chance to tour Italy, France, and Spain in the time span of ten busy...

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