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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)
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...


“Blood & Water”: A Review

Lia Robinson, Staff Writer November 26, 2022

Netflix’s show, "Blood & Water”, is about Puleng, a sixteen-year-old , who comes from a family whose eldest daughter was abducted at birth. The plot follows as she goes through many obstacles to...

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College Admissions: A Hypocritical and Mental Sham?

Tomiwa Adegbite, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

Four years. Taking AP Classes and Exams. Four years. Practicing for SAT or ACT tests. Four years. Building the near-perfect resume through extracurricular activities, summer programs, and those alike....

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Review

Amari Stokes, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo follows a young female journalist named Monique trying to find her big break in her career. When she’s assigned to interview the most famous Hollywood star ever, Evelyn...

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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...

Photo courtesy of ChaAnna Kassim

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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Hillcrest Girls Basketball Preview

Bryce Tillery and Leterious Hall November 16, 2022

Your Hillcrest girls home and season opener was supposed to take place last night against Bloom Township. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to have the game due to Bloom having some problems on their...

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Highway in Hillcrest

Tomiwa Adegbite, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Hallways, they connect our entrances to our exits, our locker rooms to our gyms, and ‌our students to our classrooms. But when you can’t tell the difference between a hallway and a 4-lane intersection...

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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,...

Blumhouse Productions

Halloween Ends: A Review

Cheriden George, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

The film Halloween Ends focuses on plenty of other topics rather than just focusing on Michael Myers and Jamie Lee Curtis.  It literally felt like you saw everyone in the city more than the main attraction,...

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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...

Hawks vs Hawks

Hawks vs Hawks

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer October 10, 2022

The Hillcrest Hawks football team has faced a lot of adversity since the beginning of the season. In the summer, they did an amazing job with winning a 7 on 7 tournament and even played great against opposing...

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