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Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel Comics, passes away

January 2, 2019

Stan Lee: an icon, a role model, an inspiration. One could even go so far as to call him a true hero....

The Lodge member reflects on inception of band

The Lodge member reflects on inception of band

December 29, 2018

It all started in a dark basement with beat-up drum set, two cheap guitar amps, a string of Christmas...

Which classic Christmas movies are the best?

Which classic Christmas movies are the best?

December 23, 2018

Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Synopsis: The 1964 claymation film tells the classic sto...

Global holiday traditions: from “The Befana” to “Calendas”

Global holiday traditions: from “The Befana” to “Calendas”

December 23, 2018

Tender snowflakes gently fall from the clouded sky, landing on frosted windows as a gentle gust of wind...

Christmas decoration debacle

Emily Otten, Online Editor

December 22, 2018

Filed under Features, Holiday

The debate of when the holiday season truly begins has gone on for ages, with some people arguing that holiday celebrations begin the day after Halloween and others contending that no mention of the holidays should be made until after Thanksgiving. I think everyone can agree that Christmas decorations in July are crazy,...

Gift giving – meaningful gesture vs. formality

Gift giving – meaningful gesture vs. formality

December 22, 2018

There’s always that one person on your list that’s impossible to shop for. Either they have everything,...

Newsies cast and crew prepare for upcoming performances

Newsies cast and crew prepare for upcoming performances

November 14, 2018

This year, Brookfield Central’s annual production stems from the Disney movie Newsies. Initially a...

Science Bowl teams dive into practice for future competition

Jahnavi Hansaria, Reporter

November 11, 2018

Filed under Features

The question, a dicey multiple choice about names of ocean currents, has undoubtedly stated. An excited murmur fills the room as teams sift through their knowledge to try to find the correct answer. Pencils are heard scratching against the roughness of the paper they map their ideas on. The pressure rises as seconds tick by,...

Medal of Excellence captures Brookfield Central spirit

Medal of Excellence captures Brookfield Central spirit

November 9, 2018

The core values of Brookfield Central — as spoken daily by Mr. Gruetzmacher — are to “search for...

Student reflects on donating hair during Cut-A-Thon

Student reflects on donating hair during Cut-A-Thon

November 7, 2018

Cancer is a monstrous disease. Childhood cancer is perhaps an even bigger monster that thousands of children...

Halloween tips and tricks

Katina Patterson, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Filed under Features

Halloween is undoubtedly one of the best nights of the year. Whether handing out candy to monsters, superheroes, and princesses, or becoming one yourself, the fun is everlasting. But how can you make this night as enjoyable as possible? Here are a few tips and tricks to make your Halloween the best it can be: Get creativ...

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists share reactions

Harshman Sihra, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Filed under Features

Over 150 million Juniors take the PSAT every year. Out of these test-takers, 50,000 high scorers are reviewed. Then 16,000 Juniors are chosen to be named semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship, one of the most coveted scholarships in the country. Brookfield Central boasts multiple semifinalists each year, and the...

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