The Central Trend

Olivia Luplow
Olivia Luplow is a senior and is entering her second year on The Central Trend as a staff writer. This year, she has taken over the position of Public Relations Manager alongside Meredith VanSkiver. She has always loved to write and is excited to continue to expand her opportunities and skills. She values travel, art, and music and is always ready for a challenge.

Favorite type of story: Features and profiles

Hobbies/interests: Swimming, water polo, rock climbing, camping, hiking, and traveling.

Favorite book: Brown Dog

Olivia Luplow, Public Relations Manager

May 28, 2020
Thank you, TCT (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Leon Bridges and Khruangbin’s newest album “Texas Sun” is the musical embodiment of a road trip  (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Ivan Wheland’s bond with his father has gifted him with a more mature life perspective (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
“Lucky to have people in my life with the power to break my heart”  (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
The taboo topic: politics’ role in education (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Mt. Joy’s latest release squashes winter blues  (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
An empty generation (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Sahil Sawant uses his robotic skills in hopes of idealizing the future (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Despite my tumultuous soul, peace prevails (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
The difference between boys and girls sports at FHC Series (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Youtube channel Cut puts life into perspective  (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Students and faculty are actively working to cultivate a greener community  (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Show yourself  (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
2020 RAT Q&As (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Podcast “This is Love” puts a curious and modern spin on true love, heartbreak, and everything in between (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
A letter to my first three soulmates (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Instagram’s newest update is the change we’ve been waiting for  (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
With 5 members, one EP, and a laid-back disposition, Pay with Pesos perfectly sums up what it means to be a teenager  (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Pay with Pesos Mini Profiles (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
The privilege of disposal  (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
To dye or not to dye: a discussion of the stigma surrounding hair color  (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2019 (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Part-time job series Q&A: Jordyn Carlson (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Does my cat think about me when I’m not around? An exploration of existence and its physical and metaphorical permanence  (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Grace Ohanesian’s love for nature and art stems from her roots at Goodwillie (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
The Crucible Q&As (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Season two of End of the F****ing World is an introspective look into the complicated lives of UK teenagers (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
New Of Monsters and Men album Fever Dream is an unexpected change from their previous works  (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Students discuss the lack of discussion surrounding Planned Parenthood (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
God is in the waterfalls; God is in the trees (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
To vibe or not to vibe (Media)
Oct 24, 2019
“I don’t know where home is, and the doors wide open” (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Nicole Aquino recognizes growth among differences  (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
My speakers don’t work   (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Outgrowing something is not the same as quitting something  (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Teenagers discuss the importance of love in high school  (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Stop asking me to be sweet (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
“If you’re not doing everything, you’re not doing enough” (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Improv team 2019 Q&A (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Dan Johnson remains interested in life around the world without losing what’s most important  (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Don’t let the education system fool you; you are not a paper doll (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Unchain yourself from ‘the cave’ (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
The improv team helps members develop a variety of skills (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
You’re worth more than just a name (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Busier does not equal happier (Story)
May 31, 2019
Student Council 2019 Q&As (Story)
May 30, 2019
I’m tired of feeling small (Story)
May 29, 2019
Sofia Johnson manages to stay connected with family and friends despite moving schools mid-year (Story)
May 24, 2019
The latest Mac Demarco album Here Comes the Cowboy is an interesting exploration of his craft (Story)
May 16, 2019
Payment apps like Venmo are changing the way we think about money (Story)
May 14, 2019
2019 Seniors reveal their feelings about upcoming graduation (Story)
May 09, 2019
New Vampire Weekend album Father of the Bride is long awaited and refuses to disappoint (Story)
May 06, 2019
Filmfest 2019 Q&As (Story)
May 03, 2019
Prom Spirit Week Day 5: Photo Gallery (Story)
May 03, 2019
Prom Spirit Week Day 4: Photo Gallery (Story)
May 02, 2019
Life is a series of transactions, and you’re spending too much (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
Cristina Gardner finds warmth and compassion across the world (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
New Netflix original “Someone Great” manages to be both heartwarming and comedic (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Walk For Water: Photo Gallery 2019 (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Enforcing the idea of dieting on today’s youth is a destructive mentality (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Humans of FHC: Sofia Johnson (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Netflix’s Australian show Instant Hotel grips Americans with its unique plot and entertaining contestants (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Humans of FHC: Selina Franovic (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
Jaden Smith’s company Just Water is working with Flint to help resolve the ongoing water crisis (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Moving from place to place has inspired Pranav Nalam to find constants in his varying hobbies (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
New Single “King James” is an interesting preview to Anderson .Paak’s upcoming album Ventura (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Dear State Administration, please take pity on us (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
Scheduling showcase: does it allow students to choose classes more wisely? (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Physics Rollercoaster Project: Photo Gallery (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Cold Pursuit hides humor inside its chilling plot (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
“The Big Chop” has the potential to change your life (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Humans of FHC: Katherine Bell (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Amina Makic refuses to be confined to “the box” (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
This American Life provokes thoughtful conversation through true stories (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Humans of FHC: Jannis Jacobs (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Why “the best years of our lives” may not actually be the best (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
Winterfest Spirit Week 2019 – Day 1: Pajama Day (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
Solo and Ensemble gives students an important opportunity to learn and grow (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Ginza Sushi and Ramen Bar is fast, friendly, and not far from home (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
You may not be as informed as you think you are (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
Grace Clinger finds community in everyone around her (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Cosmic Playlists are an insightful addition to Spotify (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
The Middle of Parenting (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Students and staff weigh in on the prevalence of college sports (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Terra Firma: a more interesting way to exercise (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
The art of microadventures should be valued more (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Ella Byam finds a story worth telling in everything (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Netflix’s latest film, Dumplin’, is a fresh take on the idea of a makeover   (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Perceptions of Planned Parenthood: what we aren’t talking about (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
The school store gives students applicable real-life skills (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Mumford and Sons’ latest album Delta creates the perfect wintertime feel (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
A love letter to… (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Tony DiMeglio stays busy by being involved in everything (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Alt-J’s new album Relaxer surprises fans with a series of unexpected beats (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Morgan Mittlestadt turns tough experiences into life lessons (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Advancing through adversity (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
New exam schedule raises concerns from staff and students (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Gita Pita provides a taste of Greek culture at a reasonable price (Story)
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Olivia Luplow