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Review | Avengers: Age of Ultron

Review | Avengers: Age of Ultron

Darnell Gilton, Guest Columnist

May 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

***SPOILER ALERT*** Avengers: Age of Ultron has an action-packed storyline about the world's greatest superheroes, combining together a huge force of power, as they fight against the evil of the world. The Avengers, containing Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Clint Barton (Jerem...

Review | Furious 7

Review | Furious 7

Darnell Gilton, Guest Columnist

May 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Furious Seven is an excellent, extremely emotional movie especially for those who have been following the saga since the premiere of the first movie of the franchise entitled The Fast and Furious which premiered back in 2001. Fans around the world were absolutely heartbroken when they heard of the...

#TIDALforAll

#TIDALforAll

Isaac Hollis, Guest Columnist

May 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Over the past month or so, there have been many naysayers concerning Tidal, but personally I support Tidal one hundred percent. Now before I get into why I support it, let’s get into the important question: What is Tidal? It is a music streaming site originally owned by a Swedish/Norwegian company...

Apple vs. Android

Apple vs. Android

Sherese Dawkins, Guest Columnist

May 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Most people who attend Hillcrest High School have a phone, and they have it on them at all times. Some argue whether the iPhone from Apple is better than the Galaxy from Samsung. When trying to distinguish which phone is better, students should look at a number of things: battery life, camera quality,...

A Reflection on PARCC Testing

Moriam Yarrow, Guest Columnist

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Testing is how schools, teachers, and principals are evaluated. However, there has been a disagreement among parents and students about the standardized PARCC test. Some argue that the educational institutions rushed rather quickly and didn't consider the difficulties of putting the test out there. For...

Empire: The Hot New TV Series

Empire: The Hot New TV Series

Karrina Ingram, Guest Reviewer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Empire is the hot new TV series that everyone is talking about. Empire has become so popular that Wednesdays, that day of the week that show airs, are now known as “Empire Wednesdays." This show is an American drama television show that made its debut on January 7, 2015 on FOX. The show centers ar...

“Semicircular Circulation” discusses Fall Out Boy

“Semicircular Circulation” discusses Fall Out Boy

March 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Video

Today, "Semicircular Circulation" covers the evolution of the band Fall Out Boy from being an underrated Chicago garage band to a well-known and loved band all around the world. Fall Out Boy formed in 2001 with band member Patrick (guitar/vocals), Pete (Bass/Lyrist), Andy (Drums), Joe (guitar). Fall...

A Grammy Controversy

A Grammy Controversy

Isaac Hollis, Guest Columnist

March 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Surprisingly, at the 57th Annual Grammys on February 8th, 2015, Beyoncé was snubbed of her Album of the Year award. Instead, the Grammy voters decided to give her award to another musician by the name of Beck. Here is a little background knowledge; on December 5th, 2014 the nominees were announced...

Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta ~ A Review

Kasandra Harper, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Spoiler alert, spoiler alert…if you don’t want to find out what happens don’t read this! “What’s love got to do with it?” I guess a lot in the show Love and Hip Hop.  The word LOVE started a war? Right?! On one episode, Joseline and her husband Stevie had a few words with Benziono...

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