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Issue #2 - October 24, 2022
The Effects of BeReal at Central
In an era where the idea of perfection has consumed social media, feelings of isolation can quickly run rampant. Many people post only their best outfits, coolest trips, and greatest accomplishments, and it’s all too easy to compare yourself to this impossible image of perfection. However, a challenge to these social media norms has been rising in popularity, in the form of an app called “BeReal”.
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month everyone! As we are welcoming the everchanging embrace of fall, we should also take the time and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This month, we recognize the influence Hispanic countries have had on history and culture. More specifically, the fashion and styles that have been birthed from these cultures. I’ll be exploring a couple of essential clothing pieces from Hispanic fashion.
TriGuys Try Infidelity
On September 27th, photos of Ned Fulmer and his Associate Producer (who is also a part of the ensemble for the Try Guys side series Food Babies), Alex Herring, were posted in an anonymous Reddit thread after the two attended a Harry Styles concert together. The photographer claimed to have seen the two making out and engaging in romantic actions. The photos alone were far from incriminating and could easily have been interpreted as platonic in nature. However, fans had also begun to notice that Ned was seen less and less in videos and that his title card in the Try Guys intro was glaringly missing.
Isabella Ondevilla & Alice Bell
The fall season has finally arrived, the air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing, and along with it, are our wardrobes. But what to wear? Where to shop? How and where do I find style inspiration? Here’s some local fashion from your own Central students and staff to bring inspiration to your seasonal wardrobe for this fall!
Updated Student ID Policy
Last year, the rule that all students at Central were expected to wear their student IDs on lanyards at all times while in the building took effect. This rule had been required of staff and visitors for years, but was put into place for students as an extra precaution of security.
Major League Baseball: A Historic Season
The 2022 MLB season was a very interesting year for baseball, with legends like Albert Pujols hitting his 700th career home run and Miguel Cabrera getting his 3,000th career hit. New stars like Aaron Judge hitting 62 home runs, and the rookie Julio Rodriguez, who led the Seattle Mariners to their first playoff season since 2001 and placed 2nd in the Home Run Derby. Teams firing their managers, like the Angels and Phillies, and finding varying success.