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IT: Frighteningly Good

IT: Frighteningly Good

Nailah Brown, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

One of the best movies of fall 2017 horror thriller flick “IT” directed by Andy Muschietti had the third largest opening weekend in 2017, busting into theaters on September 8, 2017. Based on the highly popular Stephen King novel of the same name, that has been haunting readers for years. Instead o...

Time Travel Paradoxes

Time Travel Paradoxes

Ji'keise Armwood, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Time travel is that one thing  we all wish we could do at least once in our lives. Haven’t we all had that one embarrassing moment in our lives that we all think. “I wish I could go back in time and never had done that. Let’s have a little fun with that idea, what if we wanted to go back in time...

What Does It Take to be a Hillcrest High School Flag Girl?

What Does It Take to be a Hillcrest High School Flag Girl?

Angel Jackson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

I’ve been a Flag Girl at Hillcrest for three years now. When I first auditioned at the end of my 8th grade year, I was not expecting what I got. Starting from day one, I knew this was going to take commitment and dedication, but it took way more than that. When we were at auditions, right off t...

Riverdale: A drama for drama lovers

Riverdale: A drama for drama lovers

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Riverdale is a teen drama television series based on the characters from the Archie Comics. The shows centers around a group of friends as they deal with events in their mysterious town, Riverdale.  Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) is one of the main characters along with his best friend who also has a crush...

Heathers: A Movie Review

Heathers: A Movie Review

Mia Jones, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

For those of you who love the classic hit Mean Girls, Heathers is sure to capture your attention. Matching Mean Girls wit for wit, the movie also contains a dark and cynical underlying streak. Taking place in 1980’s Sherwood, Ohio, this movie is about a girl named Veronica (Winona Ryder) who is tire...

HAWKS​ ​ARE​ ​NOW​ ​APPROACHING​ ​LAST​ ​WEEK​ ​OF​ ​REGULAR​ ​SEASON​ ​WITH​ ​A STELLAR​ ​RECORD​ ​OF​ ​6-2!!!

HAWKS​ ​ARE​ ​NOW​ ​APPROACHING​ ​LAST​ ​WEEK​ ​OF​ ​REGULAR​ ​SEASON​ ​WITH​ ​A STELLAR​ ​RECORD​ ​OF​ ​6-2!!!

Derrion Boyce, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Hillcrest Hawks Football Team is coming off a stellar 7-2 season last year and plowing through a 2017-2018 season with experienced seniors, a high caliber of athletic, skilled juniors, and a new head coach Morgan Weaver, an alum of Hillcrest. According to Coach Weacher: “Coming​ ​into​...

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Worth Seeing Again, & Again, & Again…

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Worth Seeing Again, & Again, & Again…

Amaya White, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

A childhood favorite loved by many, including myself, is The Nightmare Before Christmas, a go-to movie when someone is asked what it is they want to watch between the months of October and December. But the question that is on everyone’s mind but is rarely asked is whether The Nightmare Before Chri...

Children Who Chase Lost Voices: Film Review

Children Who Chase Lost Voices: Film Review

Timeon Oyeyemi, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The movie that will be reviewed today is Hoshi wo ou kodomo, or in English, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. It is a film directed by Makoto Shinkai (known for well-received movies like Your Name) about a young girl and her journey into the land of the dead. I have watched this movie twice now, once dur...

A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) Film Review

A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) Film Review

Obioma Oparah, Guest Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

About 2 weeks ago I decided to watch a critically acclaimed film known as A Silent Voice as it had been recently translated to English through subtitles and had been put on my watch list since its release in Japan in September 2016. I’d highly recommend this to high-schoolers or anyone in general ...

How To: Balance and Manage

How To: Balance and Manage

Kayla Weddington, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

If you are a victim of senioritis or junioritis then this article is for you. I’m sure many upperclassmen will agree that high school can definitely be both a pain and a reward. We often get so wrapped up in school that we become careless, sleep-deprived zombies just barely sliding through each day...

Football Notes: Hillcrest Hawks vs Morgan Park Mustangs

Football Notes: Hillcrest Hawks vs Morgan Park Mustangs

DaJon Jones, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On August 26, 2017, Hillcrest Hawks took on the Morgan Park Mustangs. This was the first game of the season for both teams. The game was held at Gately Stadium on a Saturday night. This was the first away game for the Hillcrest Hawks. New head coach, Morgan Weaver, took over from Marquice Cole this se...

Beauty and the Beast: Movie Review

Beauty and the Beast: Movie Review

Karly Kos, Guest Reviewer

May 5, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The new Beauty and the Beast movie has been retold in a new way. The animated classic has been turned into a real life experience. The movies has been out for awhile now and has viewers amazed. Beauty and the Beast is about a prince who is arrogant and because of that he and his castle’s servan...

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