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Science of Santa

Science of Santa

Bryce Robinson, Lead of Online Release

January 14, 2020

If you’ve grown up in America, or even just walked around a public place with music in December, you know the classic story of Santa Claus. We all know he comes down the chimney when we’re asleep and either gives us presents if we’ve behaved well this past year, or gives us a bunch of coal. Bu...

Are You Smarter Than A…

January 10, 2020

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Dungeons and Dragons Class Overview 1: The Fighter

Dungeons and Dragons Class Overview 1: The Fighter

November 11, 2019

    The fighter is the go-to first-time player class, starting with ten health and gaining an average of 6 health per level up decided on a 10 sided dice or a d10. They also get the ability to wield any weapon and wear any armor the come across, off to the abilities this class gets a...

Ticktockers of Hickman

Ticktockers of Hickman

October 8, 2019

Halid Ibrahimovic, Abigail Gordon, Jonathon Chatfield Tiktok is one of the most new, viral social media platform to have come out lately so it’s no surprise when people from our own school are using and uploading content onto these networks. People who make online content are often called “conte...

Overwatch Club at Hickman

Overwatch Club at Hickman

September 18, 2019

The Media Center’s Gaming Crib is put to good use by Hickman’s e-sports team. Nicolas Araujo | Reporter   Overwatch is a club for aspiring gamers and a good start on e-sports, possibly even opening doors for scholarships at universities such as Mizzou and CMU. The Ukatsu team is th...

Pocket-sized Positivity

Pocket-sized Positivity

September 9, 2019

You can’t buy happiness, but these apps might help get you pretty close- For free! Amanti Brown-Mitchell | Reporter   Are you feeling overwhelmed with the new school year? New teachers, students, classes? Are you looking for a way to improve your habits, or help create a healthier mindse...

Sounds of the Summer

Sounds of the Summer

September 5, 2019

Smash hit songs may come and go, but good music is never hard to find Sam Wills | Reporter   Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road has finally been dethroned from the top of the charts. According to Billboard, “the song's record-setting run at No. 1 -- 19 weeks at the summit, three more than any other s...

Tips Beyond the Tabletop

Tips Beyond the Tabletop

September 5, 2019

Most people have heard of the wildly successful tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. And, if you’re a super nerd like me, you may have heard of some more obscure ones like Pathfinder as well. Lots of students here at Hickman play tabletop roleplaying games with their friends, either here...

School Lunch Hacks

School Lunch Hacks

September 5, 2019

Health, quality, and tastiness all play a part in Hickman’s lunchroom Zach Fitch|Reporter   Many Hickman students eat lunch at school, while others bring their own lunch from home or leave campus to get food nearby. Those who eat school lunch probably aren’t very fond of it, consider...

RIP Spiderman?

RIP Spiderman?

September 5, 2019

Last week’s news of Spiderman leaving the MCU has sparked a debate on whether he or Marvel will ever be the same again. Diego Branda | Reporter   Last week, the internet broke when news of the Disney-Sony split resulted in the conclusion of Spiderman’s tenure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The two multi-billi...

The Scoop on Dairy Queen

The Scoop on Dairy Queen

September 3, 2019

This year, DQ has already re-established itself as a favorite lunchtime hangout Halid Ibrahimovic | Reporter We all like to go out to eat at restaurants, whether it be breakfast, lunch, or dinner and during the lunchtime hours of Hickman high school the easiest location to get to is the Dairy Queen. As...

The Coming Show and Commercial

The Coming Show and Commercial

September 3, 2019

Their technique? Flawless. Their sound? Flawless. Their smiles? Flawless.  The Hickman marching band has been working hard over the summer putting together their 2019 show Night Impressions. The 2018 show Birds of a Feather took the audience’s breath away during the football games’ halftime, although the show’s...

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