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Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

April 13, 2018


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Hillcrest High School’s Drama Group is pleased to announce its spring performance of How We Got On by Idris Goodwin on April 26th at 4:00 P.M. and April 27th at 6:00 P.M. in the Hillcrest Cafe (Door 21). Tickets are available for $4 at the door. According to playscripts.com, How We Got On features ...

A musical better than Hamilton?

A musical better than Hamilton?

Kevin Bautista, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The musical Hamilton set the bar for future musicals; henceforth, the latest buzz in the movie industry is a movie praised for its songs and story that plenty of people compare it to Hamilton in terms of quality. There is a good reason for this too, as the songwriters for this musical were writers for La L...

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Kiaya Elzia, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

When you were a child, do you remember trembling in bed, cowering under the blankets, scared of the unknown that's waiting for the right moment to strike? The reason why you’re doing this is probably because you disobeyed your parents and watched that Rated- R movie you weren’t supposed to watc...

Remembering October: Part Two

Remembering October: Part Two

Aryrreon Douglass, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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‘Was the room always this damp?’ The air felt heavy and thick, and I could feel my chest tightening as my lungs struggled to take in the air. It was almost as if I was stuck in a sauna, and there was no way I could possibly get out. ‘I need to get out, or at least open up the window.’ I thought as...

Black Panther: What’s All The Hoopla About?

Black Panther: What’s All The Hoopla About?

Chaleisa Butler, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Marvel Comics has been creating fictional comic books for around 80 years, attracting superhero-lovers alike, and have even started to create movies based on some of their popular demands. The most recent, Black Panther, has been a highly-anticipated release, since the announcement of the movie in 2...

Lemming Off a Cliff: Train to Busan Movie Review

Lemming Off a Cliff: Train to Busan Movie Review

Obioma Oparah, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Lately when you think of zombie movie you tend to think of a topic that is radically overdone or in need of something that’ll spice it up in order to give a recommendation or the time worth a second viewing, luckily Train to Busan is that, a fresh new take on the zombie genre Train to Busan or ...

“Grown-ish” A Review

“Grown-ish” A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Grown-ish is an American sitcom spinoff of the ABC series, Black-ish. The show centers on the Johnson’s eldest daughter, Zoey Johnson (Yara Shahidi), as she heads off the college. She learns more about herself, and finds a loyal group of friends: Aaron (Trevor Jackson), Ana (Francia Raisa), Nomi (Emi...

Ready Player One: A Book Review

Ready Player One: A Book Review

Mia Jones, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline takes place in the year 2045 during an energy crisis on earth. With fossil fuels depleted and the overcrowding of cities and lack of food and work, life generally sucks. Then, the Oasis was created, a home away from home. The Oasis is an immersive virtual reality ...

Public Invited to Hillcrest’s Origins Fair

Public Invited to Hillcrest’s Origins Fair

February 23, 2018


Filed under A & E, Press Releases

The Hillcrest African Student Association proudly invites community members to their Origins Fair on Wednesday, 2/28/18 from 5:30 to 8:30 P.M. This free event designed to celebrate African and African-American excellence and promote pride will feature traditional African foods and live entertainment. ...

Netflix’s Fiction-Horror TV Series “Stranger Things 2”

Netflix’s Fiction-Horror TV Series “Stranger Things 2”

Devin Preston, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Months back when I completed the first season "Stranger Things," I reviewed a few considerations about the season overall  and recommended that it may be a smart thought to set the second season far from Hawkins, Indiana. Imagine a scenario in which, I solicited, the second go-round from "Stranger Things"...

Red Velvet Releases Video “Peek-a-boo”

Aryrreon Douglass, Guest Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

This evening, I had the pleasure of watching the video for Red Velvet’s new comeback song "Peek-a-boo." As with all of their songs, the video included phenomenal choreography complimented by pleasing aesthetics and excellent cinematography. Unlike their previous videos which could be described as cutesy,...

A Christmas Movie Must See

A Christmas Movie Must See

Eriola Ayo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Every year around this time we get cozied up with our blankets and get our favorite snacks. We bring out our favorite Christmas movies and Home Alone is always on the top of our list. Home Alone was released in November 16, 1990 as an American Comedy. Produced John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbu...

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