The Hilltopper

Voices in the Hall: What are you doing for Halloween?

Maggie Schroeder and Lexie Crawford

October 31, 2019

With Halloween tonight, many of the students around the school have exciting plans for after school. While most are going to eat a lot of candy and enjoy the spooky season, others have some different plans to help make this Halloween one to not soon forget.   Senior Sam Ellsworth: “I’m going over to my friend’s house to watch a movie...

Dear Teeka: Success

Dear Teeka: Success

Teeka, Advice Columnist

October 16, 2019

Dear Teeka, What does success mean to you? And in what degree of importance does success lie upon? Sincerely, Edrin Ahlfeld   Dear Edrin Ahlfeld, Success is something that is so abstract that it can mean a multitude of things, whether they are big or small. I believe that it mainly...

The Blink Festival Lights Up Cincinnati

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

October 14, 2019

Dresses on a dime

Dresses on a dime

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

August 25, 2019

Bright lights. Loud music. The sound of laughter and chatter mixes in with the rhythm of you and your friend's favorite song. That's what Homecoming is all about.   However, sometimes the lead up to an event such as this can be stressful – especially with attaining something to wear. Thes...

Horoscopes May 13th-17th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. You and a current or potential romantic partner may be in a strange space this week. Intellectual awarene...

Here Comes the Cowboy Review

Here Comes the Cowboy Review

Stephen Lang

May 10, 2019

Indie Rock icon Mac DeMarco returns with a relaxing yet anti-climatic 13 track LP Here Comes the Cowboy. Here Comes the Cowboy is 2019 follow up to 2017’s This Old Dog. As is commonplace with most of DeMarco’s works, the same core sound remains but is elaborated upon to keep things interesting. T...

Horoscopes May 6th-10th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. Take your focus off you and concentrate on someone else for the week. This doesn't mean focusing so the p...

Titles coming to Netflix this May

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

May 2, 2019

Every month all Netflix subscribers get excited to see what's being added. This month is like the any other, with more of your favorite titles coming to Netflix. Here are the titles coming to Netflix this may:     May 1st Angels & Demons Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery...

Senior Week – Pajama Day

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

April 29, 2019

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Is it accurate?

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Is it accurate?

Kaitlyn Kittle, Staff

April 23, 2019

As April shifts slowly into May, “April showers bring May flowers” is something that is going to be said by a lot of people. However, where does the idiom come from, and is it really accurate? The rhyme doesn’t have a clear-cut origin. Popular use reaches back to the mid-1500’s, though earli...

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