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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)
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Is it over for the reigning champions?

Is it over for the reigning champions?

Tomiwa Adegbite, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Following the conclusion of Monday’s game versus the Lakers, the Golden State Warriors are now down 3 games to 1 (3-1) in the Western Conference Semifinals. With game 5 set to occur on Wednesday, May...

Personal Finance: For is it lower or upperclassmen?

Personal Finance: For is it lower or upperclassmen?

Sungie Cobb, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Here at Hillcrest High School, it is a requirement for all students to take a personal finance class. The course details everything from budgeting, bills, car depreciation, and even college tuition. It...

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So what comes next for us?

Lauren Dyer, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

Alex and Lily found themselves seated next to each other at a work conference. At first, they were both shy, but as the conference continued, they discovered that they shared similar interests and began...

Prom Season

Prom Season

Amarria Jackson, Senior Staff Writer May 3, 2023

 In the Black culture, prom season is one of the biggest events of the year & I know it’s only high school, but we treat it like it’s the Met Gala, Red Carpet, or even the Oscars. Usually teens...

Class of 23 senior year: Marcus, Latrelle, Craig, Delvon, Jameir. & Leterious

Senior Class Of 2023

Leterious Hall, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

As the end of the year approaches, Seniors start to feel that senior fever and start to feel a mix of all types of different emotions - Sad, Joyful, Ecstatic, Depressed - All types of things as they get...

Physical 100: A Review

Physical 100: A Review

Ta'Mya Gibson, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

Physical 100 is a South Korean reality survival show aired on Netflix on February 21, 2023. The survival show was created by producer Jang Ho-Gi. Jang Ho-Gi came up with the concept of the show after having...

Interview with Hillcrest Peers: Kayce & Lynae

Interview with Hillcrest Peers: Kayce & Lynae

Aryanna McKenney, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

There is more to know about these honor students than what meets the eye. Kayce is a friend, peer, and inspiration to all or most: a very kind-hearted and loving person - not to mention her amazing...

Last Trip Upon Last Vibes

Last Trip Upon Last Vibes

Amarria Jackson, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

Every year, as an annual spring break trip, Mr. Thomas and 3seeds take a selective group of students on an HBCU tour. Sadly for the seniors, this was our last one. 3seeds brings great opportunities...

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Fast Fashion – Between the Seams

Jeremiah Hall, Staff Writer March 31, 2023

Fast fashion – “inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to the latest trends” While online shopping, it's not uncommon to stumble across...

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Hillcrest Wrestling 2019-2023

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery March 24, 2023

Hillcrest wrestling has been through a lot these past few years. Having gone through seven different coaches in the past four years, current seniors Latrelle Hall, Sir Smith, Cha’anna Kassim, Leterious...

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: A Unique and Entertaining Manga Series

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: A Unique and Entertaining Manga Series

Lauren Dyer, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Since its initial publication in 1987, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure has become a beloved manga series among fans worldwide. Written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki, this long-running series has captivated...

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