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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)

  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Experience The Dream of “A Million Dreams”

Experience The Dream of “A Million Dreams”

Zaria Wilson, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

If you have ever seen the movie “The Greatest Showman” you understand how amazing the story is and how it shows the beauty of believing in your dreams as well as doing what it takes to accomplish them. If you haven’t seen the movie, the movie is about how a man, who wanted to fulfill his dream...

The Meaning Behind The Naps

The Meaning Behind The Naps

Danielle Douglas, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The Netflix original movie Nappily Ever After written by Trisha R. Thomas and directed by Haifaa al-Mansour was first released on September 21, 2018. It is packed with several high caliber actors and actresses like Sanaa Lathan, Lynn Whitfield, Ernie Hudson and Ricky Whittle. The movie tells the stor...

“Invisibility” A Poem

“Invisibility” A Poem

Anonymous, Guest Poet

April 26, 2019


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Invisibility That is me People have eyes but they couldn’t see Trapped in the water under the sea Stuck wondering, how could this be Help me, now stuck in the tree Life is charging, pain is the fee They got the juice, but here is the tea Can’t do anything suppressed by he Trying be comfortable, jud...

Hidden Figures: A Review

Hidden Figures: A Review

Ludana Jean Charles, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Connection with Women’s Month In the movie Hidden Figures, the women are either judged by their experience, their gender, or their race. They are looked upon as unqualified individuals because they are black and are women. It’s as if saying, their physical characteristics are obstacles that are lim...

Seven Seconds: Netflix Original TV Series

Seven Seconds: Netflix Original TV Series

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

A really good Netflix series that I recently just finished watching was Seven Seconds. Seven Seconds is like a Law and Order show when you immediately see who did it from the jump. This TV series is about a man named Pete Jablonski (Beau Knapp), an off-duty Jersey City police officer who one day...

What’s the Best Christmas Movie?

What’s the Best Christmas Movie?

Amari Littleton, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Everyone has heard the old and beloved story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss. It has been created into two animated films as well as one live action film. Recently, a new Grinch movie was released, but the movie that I believe everyone should see when it comes to that story is the human...

The Christmas Chronicles: A Holiday Movie Review

The Christmas Chronicles: A Holiday Movie Review

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

ATTENTION! Christmas is just around the corner and Santa is coming to town! Since Christmas is fast approaching, have you been showing your Christmas spirit?  Did you start buying gifts to put under your bright and colorful Christmas tree or almost close to being done? Or are still in the hunt ...

Press Play

Press Play

Courtney Hollis, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features, Opinion, Showcase

Hillcrest High School recently had their Fall play, Clue. Clue was originally a board game in 1985 created by Anthony E. Pratt played all over the world. The murder mystery then became a movie in 1985; followed by a TV series in 1990, that only the UK saw; a Broadway Musical in 1993 and off Broadway...

Music Debate: Astroworld is better than Queen, let’s argue.

Music Debate: Astroworld is better than Queen, let’s argue.

Jamal Cole, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Before I compare the albums, I want to give a brief history of each artist. Jacques Berman Webster II, better known as Travis Scott, has been making music since 2008. Signed to Epic Records, he gained popularity around 2012 when he dropped his first mixtape Owl Pharaoh, and he continued to gain a cult...

How It Ends: A Review

How It Ends: A Review

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

 A movie that I watched recently on Netflix was How It Ends. The movie is about a man named Will (Theo James) and his future father in law (Forest Whitaker), who struggles to reach Sam (Kat Graham), who is thousands of miles away, in midst of an apocalypse. Will and Sam are a young couple who are ...

Tyler Perry’s BOO! A Madea Halloween

Tyler Perry’s BOO! A Madea Halloween

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

It’s that time of the year again! Are you ready to eat popcorn and pee your pants as you watch your favorite scary movie, go to haunted houses, or even wear your Halloween costume while you go trick or treating? No? Well, that’s understandable because I'm also not ready. I’m that type of person...

The Hillcrest Art Society presents “Haunted at the Hill: 7 Deadly Sins”

The Hillcrest Art Society presents “Haunted at the Hill: 7 Deadly Sins”

October 20, 2018


Filed under A & E, Press Releases, Showcase

Tickets: $8 in advance / $10 at the door Enter Door 21 Warning: Strobe lights, fog machines, live & digital visual/audio sound effects are used during this event....

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