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Talent show lineup

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, HCP News, Student Life

The school year is coming to a close as students prepare for the overwhelming AP tests beginning in May. Since this time of the year places students under large amounts of stress, HCP presents the annual talent show. The following students are preforming in the show: Camila Gonzalez (12) will sing...

Students in HCP speech and debate advance to state

Students in HCP speech and debate advance to state

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, HCP News, Showcase, Student Life

HCP Speech and Debate took a big win at the West Oklahoma Speech & Debate Regionals. Among these students, 11 are taking 15 events to State Apr. 6. Among the students placing in original oratory is Camila Gonzalez. Her original oratory "I'm Scared," placed Gonzalez 7th. She spoke about general...

Green Light – Lorde review

Green Light – Lorde review

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

"Don't you think that it's boring how people talk?" "I remember when your head caught flame. It kissed your scalp and caressed your brain." Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor has quite a way with words. Better known as Lorde, her debut album Pure Heroine won the affection of millions. As one of th...

January Food Review: Florence’s Cafe

Dylan DelCol, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Restaurants

Florence’s – it might not sound (or look) like a top-of-the-list restaurant, but look no further for a fantastic breakfast that will please both you and your wallet. Although we ordered solely from the breakfast menu, Florence’s offers up a sumptuous variety of lunch and dinner options as well,...

Il Fait Beau soundtrack review

Il Fait Beau soundtrack review

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

Harding Charter Prep students are required to participate in a mentorship during their senior year. They shadow a person working in the career field that they plan to enter. I intend to study journalism in college, so I have set up a mentorship with Oklahoma Gazette writer Ben Luschen. While I was ...

Split undivided

Split undivided

Isis Frazier, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

As a horror movie enthusiast who stopped using her night light in 2010 at the tender age of 11 and suffered from E.T (1988) hallucinations, I am always up for a horror movie or a good thriller. Director M. Night Shyamalan is known for directing “The Sixth Sense” (1999) and “The Happening” (200...

Top 10 best singles of 2016

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

The Worst and Best list were both challenging this year because I did not have a strong opinion on most of the songs I heard. However, I was surprised to find that I had to make some tough choices on this list because there were actually quite a few songs that I strongly liked and I didn't have room ...

George’s Happy Hog Restaurant Review

Dylan DelCol, Reperter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Restaurants

Outside, you are confronted by the sweet and smoky scent of barbecue from almost a block away. Step inside, and you will be greeted by air thick with the scent of roasting meat and smoky barbecue sauce which will stick to you like super glue hours after you leave. Despite this, a line of hungry customers stand...

Dividing sounds

Paige Langley, Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Opinion

Speaking from experience after seeing Ed Sheeran on his X Tour in 2015, I quickly understood the reasons why fans were so obsessed with him. His voice was so soft and pure and oddly enough, it sounded like the recordings that were on all of his albums. It is very strange how that works out nowaday...

The role of race in space

The role of race in space

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Movies, Opinion, Showcase

The Space Race is an iconic part of American history. It’s in our history books, and on our TV screens. It’s a source of national pride.  Growing up Canadian, I didn’t connect with the patriotic zeal of the Space Race. And yes, before you ask, I have seen Tom Hanks’s legendary performance i...

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