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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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Meet Kappa: A Triple Threat Entrepreneur

Kappa wears black timberland boots, black pants, and a green shirt from her line: Duffle Bagg Co.

(Photo by Essence Knighten-EL)
Essence Knighten-EL, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

In this section of the Hawk Eye, I will be interviewing Nina Harper, also known as Kappa, who is a DJ, aspiring rapper, and clothing designer with her own line—Duffle Bagg Co. The sixteen year old multi-talented...

How Will Climate Change Affect Your Future?

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Jesus Lopez-Valadez, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Throughout this year, many events and things took place that have changed the US. From the COVID-19 Pandemic, Civil Equality Movements, to the 2020 Presidential elections, all have a profound impact on...

Animal Cruelty: More Can Be Done

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Anisa Richard, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

There are an incredible number of animal cruelty cases reported each day and some of them aren’t acknowledged or seen at all. Animal abuse isn’t just a problem in and of itself, but it also can...

The Perks Of Upward Bound

The Perks Of Upward Bound
Raushanah Boone, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

 Upward Bound is a governmental program for first generation and low income college bound students. Here at Hillcrest High School, 3 Seeds Trio mentoring program has approximately sixty students enrolled...

Coronavirus: Should We Be Worried ?

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Aaliyah Doss, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

As we all may know, the coronavirus has been a recent outbreak in 2020. There have been over 89,000 confirmed cases in more than fifty countries, 86 of them in the United States and 3 in Illinois. As we...

Hillcrest’s Annual Origins Fair

Rafiat Yarrow, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

What are your plans after high school?

Eva Grandberry, Staff Writer December 22, 2019

Hillcrest DECA Releases Information on Vaping

December 17, 2019

Scrooge: The Musical

Torrence Jones sings
Tofunmi Adegbite, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

To conclude the end of the semester, the Drama Club recreates the magic of a classic Christmas story into their own version called “Scrooge.” For those of you who don’t know Scrooge comes from the...


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Alauna Rupert, Staff Writer December 11, 2019

Christmas is coming up and, if you’re like me, you haven’t even thought about what gifts you are going to buy for anyone. Even though Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year, there...

Hawks Track & Field 2020: A Preview

Hawks Track & Field 2020: A Preview
James Edgecombe, Staff Writer December 10, 2019

The Hillcrest Hawks Track & Field team has started conditioning and preparing for a shot at the state championship this year. Practice is being held right after school, three days out of the week,...

Cheering for The Robot Takeover

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Malik Hall, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

Industrial automation has gained somewhat of a bad wrap in the past few decades, given the forecasts of economists and concurrent issues pertaining to companies that utilize automation. Companies like...

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