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The Marionette

Teardown takes away the pressure of building a world by allowing the player to destroy it instead.


Davis Cline November 17, 2023

"Teardown" is a game that puts the "destruction" in construction, and it is an absolute riot.  Visually, the game takes a unique approach with its voxel-based graphics. While not aiming for hyper-realism,...

Students who want to improve their mental health can utilize their local gym or don a pair of running shoes to work out. Regular exercise has been shown to not only improve cardiovascular and physical health, but also mental health, as well. Photo from Pexels

Exercise effects on teens

October 30, 2023

As teens face the inevitable hardships life brings, it can become overwhelming to keep up. With busy schedules and conflicts, it can be hard to create time for self-care. However, many teens have found...

Homeword bound to Kharak

Homeword bound to Kharak

Davis Cline, Reporter October 3, 2023

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak is the fourth game in the Homeworld series. Epic Games has generously bundled the first and second Homeworld remastered versions together, so I must ask that you go and play...

LatinX Student Association at their spirit week assembly in 2022. (file)

Latin Student Association to hold spirit week

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief October 2, 2023

The week of Oct.9, HCP’s Latinx Student Association is holding their annual spirit week to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. During the week, students are encouraged to participate in dress up days...

We need age limits

We need age limits

Miranda Rodriguez, Editor-in-chief September 29, 2023

With the recent clips of Sen. Mitch McConnell freezing during press interviews, citizens have expressed serious concerns. Not only for the health of McConnell, but the fact that it’s still acceptable...

Teen suicide death rates have risen 35% since 1999.

The drastic rise in teen suicide rates

Emma Attig, Editor-in-chief September 29, 2023

As COVID-19 swept through the nation, so did the rise in teen suicide rates in certain states; including Oklahoma, reported Charlie Health., and overall, a jump of 35% since 1999.   As years have progressed...

Just on the other side of this fence lies the 80 acres that were proposed as a space to build the new county jail. After the community fought back, the land was removed from the list of proposed sites, leading those who attend the school to breathe a sigh of relief.

HICD community advocates against county jail building proposal

Hannah Tichenor, Reporter September 19, 2023

Staff and students are breathing a sigh of relief as the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee rejected the 80-acreage land on Britton Road and Kelley Avenue as a possible location for a new Oklahoma County...

Donating blood can save lives. Student Council is hosting a blood drive on Sept. 19. Forms are available in the library.

The vein drain

Ajax Buxton, Reporter September 16, 2023

It’s almost time for the annual blood drive hosted by the Student Council. Any eligible students are strongly encouraged to attend. Requirements are as follows: • Students must be 17 or older; 16...

New classes at HCP

New classes at HCP

Miranda Rodriguez September 14, 2023

It’s a new year at HCP, meaning courses are in full force. New classes were introduced for the 2023-2024 school year, including Reading for Pleasure and AP Pre-Calculus.   Reading for Pleasure,...

Yearbooks available for pre-ordering

Davis Cline, Reporter September 11, 2023

Order your yearbook now! Purchase your 2024 yearbook through the Jostens website or pick up an order form from the front office or from yearbook adviser Kelli Taylor. Payments can be made through Taylor...

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