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Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day Recipes

August 29, 2019

              Summer Fruit Salad Servings: 8 Ingredients: ½ cantaloupe cubed 2 mangos cubed 1 large apple cubed 1 quart strawberries quartered  1 pear cubed 1 cup seedless red grapes halved  1 cup seedless green grapes hal...

Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

Marissa Kraus, Reporter; Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

On the morning of Thursday, August 22nd. students filled up theater teacher Ms. Gerling’s classroom for the years first meeting of Kewpie Stage Players (KSP). KSP is Hickman’s theater club. They meet every other Thursday. There were about forty in attendance at the Thursday meeting, comprising of ...

A New Agreement Between Bird and the City of Columbia

Photo by KMOU

Marissa Kraus

November 8, 2018

The public use scooter company, Bird, has certainly made their mark across the country, including Columbia. The company, established in 2017, is a California based business that operates electric scooters that are left around towns and cities for people to rent. A phone app is required to rent a scoot...

The People Behind the Festival

Ja'Licia Gainer

March 12, 2018

You usually hear about the film festival that happens around the early spring, once a year, known as True/False. You hear about people going to it, others opinions on the experience, see pictures of the festival, but you don’t hear about how the festival came to be, or who created the festival. ...

Drumming to Japan

TaNayia Broadus

March 12, 2018

For most marching band kids in Columbia, the marching season comes to a close around early November. But not for some members of the drumlines in Columbia Public Schools. In late July, a year-long opportunity for drumline members was introduced. The CPS drumline a group of drumline students chosen through...

Kicking Back With K-Pop

Lauren VerBrugge and Omar Huesca

March 12, 2018

Over the past year, K-pop has taken the American music scene by storm. Korean pop groups have made their way to the AMA’s stage and one group, BTS, just had their song “Mic Drop” (remixed by Steve Aoki) certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, making them the first Korean...

Mongo-ing to Spotify

Nathan Roberts and Ben Cohen

March 12, 2018

Hickman’s next big thing, Tyler Montgomery, also known as Mongo, has become the first Hickman student to make it onto the digital music service, Spotify. Mongo, now a senior, started rapping his freshman year. Busy with school and baseball, Mongo still finds the time to pursue his rapping career. “My...

MONGO-ING TO SPOTIFY

MONGO-ING TO SPOTIFY

Nathan Roberts and Ben Cohen

March 5, 2018

Hickman’s next big thing, Tyler Montgomery, also known as Mongo, has become the first Hickman student to make it onto the digital music service, Spotify. Mongo, now a senior, started rapping his freshman year. Busy with school and baseball, Mongo still finds the time to pursue his rapping career. “My...

The Works of Miracle Worker

Nathan Roberts

February 2, 2018

Helen Keller was an accomplished author, political activist, and was the first deaf-blind person to receive a BA (Bachelor of Arts) degree. Miracle Worker is Hickman’s latest play, and is about Helen Keller’s early life, and how she finds the way to be able to communicate. Hickman cast and tech cre...

Shaking It Up With Sabre

Lauren VerBrugge and Camille Manary

January 26, 2018

Winter guard season is upon us again, and this year the show is sure to shine. The show will feature flags, rifle, and now include sabre, which hasn’t been showcased for several shows now. Sabres resemble a long, thin sword and are metal. The metal is wrapped in tape to allow them to be spun. The...

The Path to First Chair

Lauren VerBrugge and TaNayia Broadus

January 26, 2018

Saturday, December 2nd, junior Matthew Barnes walked into Hickman High School, ready for his All-State Band audition. Working up to this point, Barnes put in a lot of time and effort in order to bring his A-game to the audition. Later that day, to his surprise, he had earned himself First Chair Oboe-...

Shelton Sounds

Shelton Sounds

Ben Cohen and Omar Huesca

January 26, 2018

If you’ve ever been through the doors of Darkroom Records, there’s a good chance you’ve been in the company of Derrick Shelton. Sitting in a chair in the corner, in front of an impressive array of speakers and multiple monitors, the young producer, a Senior here at Hickman, was probably producing...

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