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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)

“Almost Christmas” A Fine Follow-Up to “This Christmas”

“Almost Christmas” A Fine Follow-Up to “This Christmas”

Ceyanne Dickerson, Guest Columnist

December 22, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

On the 11th of November 2016 another family Christmas movie was released. David E. Talbert wrote and directed Almost Christmas. The movie, which is similar to This Christmas, tells the story of a family at Christmastime, and of course, there is no smooth holiday with this family. Holidays can either ...

“She’s the Man”: The Perfect Movie

“She’s the Man”: The Perfect Movie

Courtney Collier, Guest Reviewer

December 22, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Need a laugh? Need a good movie to watch with your family? She’s the Man is the perfect movie for you. Released March 17, 2006 and directed by Andy Fickman, She's the Man is both comedic and touching and will have you laughing and maybe even in tears. This movie, starring Amanda Bynes, modernizes...

Finding Dory: A Must-Watch Sequel

Finding Dory: A Must-Watch Sequel

Ava Grandberry, Guest Reviewer

December 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

On June 17, 2016, the sequel of Finding Nemo, Finding Dory finally came out.  After about 13 years and many, many letters to the production team, they finally gave fans what they wanted. If you want a family movie, then you got the right movie.  It’s a movie for all ages and anyone can enjoy it.  ...

Moana: A Review

Moana: A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Guest Reviewer

December 10, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

I recently went to go see the Disney movie Moana. The movie is about a spirited teenager who sails out on a mission to prove herself to her ancestors, and to save her island from a curse. During her journey, Moana meets the demi-god Maui, and together they sail the ocean to save everyone.  Moana is...

Attachments: A Review

Attachments: A Review

Bessie Barlow, Guest Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Attachments is set in 1999 Nebraska with Beth and Jennifer, the best friends who work for a newspaper company. Then there is Lincoln the I.T. guy who reads everyone’s emails who gets red flagged.  This isn’t the job that he imagined he would have; Lincoln imagined building fire walls and stopping...

The Hillcrest Marching Band Travels to Indianapolis to Perform

The Hillcrest Marching Band Travels to Indianapolis to Perform

November 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, Press Releases, Showcase

The Hillcrest Marching Band was invited recently to perform as the marching band for the Sparkling Elite dance team of Indianapolis, Indiana at the annual Indianapolis Circle City Classic parade. According to circlecityclassic.com, “The Circle City Classic Parade is one of the most well-attended and sought aft...

Kevin Hart: What Now?

Kevin Hart: What Now?

Rayel Gilliam, Guest Reviewer

October 31, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Kevin Hart has had an amazing year so far. He’s had accomplishments back-to-back-to-back. His latest movie Kevin Hart: What Now? is a real thriller; everyone is talking about it. On Cinemascore, audiences gave the film an average grade of "A–" on an A+ to F scale. He’s taken his comedy to another level coming back with sto...

The Conjuring: A Review

The Conjuring: A Review

Tamryn Rockett, Guest Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

On July 19, 2013, was released the scariest, jaw-clenching movie of all time: The Conjuring. This movie will have you on the edge of your seat, thinking about what will happen next. It is one of the most supernatural horror movies since Paranormal Activity. It is the first movie of the two that have ...

Suicide Squad: A Review

Suicide Squad: A Review

Tyler Allen, Guest Reviewer

October 23, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

The Suicide Squad was originally a group of characters, generally perceived as “antagonists” that were incarcerated and/or on Death Row and used as an “anti-hero” weapon to assist in the protection of humanity in the event of a hero's corruption or an episode of rebellion against the law. Grading...

My Top 3 TV Shows of 2016

My Top 3 TV Shows of 2016

Jayla Newton, Guest Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

What are your favorite TV shows? There are so many to choose from. Starting from The Voice and varying on to others such as The Kardashians or Lethal Weapon. There are so many genres to choose from such as reality, comedy, documentary, game shows, drama, and more. Although, there are so many popular...

Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Monique Parks, Guest Columnist

May 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The Queen is back! After a break of over two years Beyoncé has released her sixth studio album “Lemonade.” Earlier in the year Beyoncé broke the internet with the release of her pro-black song “Formation,” the day before her Super Bowl performance. “Formation” created controversy within...

Beyonce’s “Formation World Tour”

Beyonce’s “Formation World Tour”

Crystal Hurst, Guest Columnist

May 11, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Okay, ladies now let’s get in formation! Pop legend Beyoncé is back on tour. On February 7th after her controversial yet iconic Super Bowl performance, she announced her “Formation World Tour.” With tickets going on sale that following Tuesday, the “Formation World Tour” was a success. Beyoncé w...

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