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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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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 tie into different issues that also need attention called to them. In more than just some cases when ...

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 in their Upward Bound program. I am currently enrolled in Upward Bound, and I couldn’t be hap...

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 watch the news, it seems like almost everyday there is a new confirmed case. In total, there have been...

Hillcrest’s Annual Origins Fair

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Rafiat Yarrow, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Hillcrest DECA Releases Information on Vaping

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 Christmas movie,  A Christmas Carol (itself based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens...


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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 is a lot of stress that goes into finding the perfect gift. This is especially true if you plan on...

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, in our newly obtained field house. The Hawks practices will start in the weight room and participan...

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 Foxconn and Nike have been under fire, as they plan to replace droves of people, who are already unde...

What’s Up With These Prices?

What's Up With These Prices?

Rafiat Yarrow, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

During the Fall of 2016, I was a freshman and one of the most important changes in my life was having to buy school lunch everyday. During this time, a parent could send their student with about five dollars a day, and the student would be able to buy a burger, fries, and a drink for less than what they...

Farewell Marching Seniors!

Farewell Marching Seniors!

Aaliyah Doss, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

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