How to celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is an important day to reflect on our everyday actions that impact the planet we live on. The Earth Day 2022 theme encourages everyone to “Invest in Our Planet” by acting together for a greener future and to combat the climate crisis. The Climate Council of Greater Kansas…

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Squishmallows: Fad or Fame?

In current popular culture, trends and fads take hold of its participants at unprecedented speeds highly contributed to by platforms like TikTok. Along with the trends of music, dance, and fashion that commonly gain popularity on TikTok, products are often promoted as well. Everyone has seen the round cuddly stuffed…

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Spring 2021: A Review of The Hilltop Monitor’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Goals

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the country, and yet with the worst presumably behind us, marginalized populations continue to take the brunt of the resulting financial, social and health-related disparities in the United States. Amid the pandemic, an all-too-familiar pattern of violence revealed itself – one that…

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