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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)
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The Death Of Streaming Services?

Jonae Spinks, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

According to, 85% of Americans use streaming services. However, recently the attitude towards these services has changed. Users have started to voice their dissatisfaction with sites such...

Making a Change in the Community

Making a Change in the Community

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

It was a tough year for the 2023 Hillcrest Hawks varsity football team. They managed to go 5-5 to end the season with a great and hard fought win against Oak Forest High school in the last game of the...

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The Importance of Mental Health in Teens

Lia Robinson, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

One of the most important periods in a person's life is their teenage years. These are the years that they make the most mistakes, take the most risks, be the most moody. Hormones are high and out of control....

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7 Semesters In And We Already Despise The 8th

Tomiwa Adegbite, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

You would think that with winter break so close, college applications practically over with, finals soon to be over with, and a new year right around the corner - you would think that this would be the...

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Applying for Scholarships

Kahlyse Wright, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

As students get into their senior years and begin applying for college, applying for scholarships is important. Scholarships are a form of financial aid awarded to students to further their education,...

Major Microaggressions

Major Microaggressions

Jeremiah Hall, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

Some of my work stories consist of bizarre experiences with angry customers or some inner circle coworker drama. Others consist of my white peer kneeling without provocation as I walk in, putting his...

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College Application: To Apply Or To Not Apply

Aryanna McKenney, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

Our college experience is right around the corner. Have you figured out where you want to go?  Personally, it's nothing like what I thought it would be. Senior year is not a piece of cake...

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Ready to Rumble

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery November 22, 2022

Last year, the Hillcrest Hawks wrestling team came out dominating the competitions winning every Dual and Tri Meet they had, but ultimately came up short to Oak Forest when wrestling for the District Championship....

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High School Experiences

Kahlyse Wright, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

According to senior Kahliah Wright comparing her freshman year to senior year (now): she “was a kid.” Coming to school was fun; it was her “hangout session.” She also states freshman year was easier,...

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Happy Halloween?

Precious Windham, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Halloween is right around the corner. The time for dressing up, eating candy, and Trick or Treating is almost here. Some believe that Halloween is the devil's holiday, and others see it is a time...

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