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Kendrick Lamar First Rapper to Win Pulitzer for Music

Kendrick Lamar First Rapper to Win Pulitzer for Music

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

April 24, 2018

Kendrick Lamar, 30-year old rapper from Compton, California, was awarded the annual Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday, April 16, 2018. Lamar is not just the first rapper to win the award, but the first non-classical, non-jazz artist. Lamar won the award for his album DAMN., which was released in 2...

Editorial: School Theaters Have to Make Cuts

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

April 20, 2018

As it is done commonly with sports teams, school theater programs must make cuts when it comes to the cast of a musical or play. Allowing someone to be a part of a group or team just because they auditioned may have a negative impact on this person’s mindset in the future. Those who audition prepare ...

The Five Most Anticipated Books of April

The Five Most Anticipated Books of April

Angelina Memmi, Layout

April 17, 2018

April promises to bring flowers and warmer weather, but it will also bring the bloom of some of the most anticipated young adult novels of 2018. Get to know these popular books before they are released. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young This fantasy novel follows the story of 17-year-old Eelyn as she...

Review: Grace Vanderwaal’s “Clearly”

Natalie Taylor, Layout

April 16, 2018

After her debut studio album, Just the Beginning, and the announcement of her upcoming tour with Imagine Dragons, Grace Vanderwaal has come back with another hit song. The 14-year-old artist won season 11 of America’s Got Talent, and in 2016, released a debut EP called Perfectly Imperfect. V...

24 Years Later: Remembering Kurt Cobain

24 Years Later: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2018

Kurt Cobain’s legacy as the rough-toned frontman of the popular 90s band Nirvana lives on even 24 years after his death. Never a fan of interviews, Cobain was known to give vague answers to questions, simply leaving things up to fan’s interpretations. In 1992, he wore a homemade shirt saying,...

HHS Library Announces Top Borrowed Books

Angelina Memmi and Natalie Taylor

March 27, 2018

The Hershey High School Library is a popular place for students to hang out with their friends,  get work done, and check out their favorite books. These are the top five books HHS students have checked out over certain time periods. These books are ranked depending on when they were published, how l...

Editorial: Overtures Need to Make a Return to Theatre

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

March 14, 2018

Nowadays, many musicals do not include overtures, or in other words, orchestral pieces usually played before the showing of a musical or opera. During an overture, there is usually nothing, or little to nothing going on on stage. Simply put, overtures are that special part of a performance that make you ap...

HHS Theatre Presents Peter Pan

HHS Theatre Presents Peter Pan

Angelina Memmi, Layout

March 5, 2018

Hershey High School theatre brings back the treasured classic Peter Pan for its spring 2018 musical. This musical includes a large cast including Cameron Brown as Peter Pan, Paige Randall as Wendy, Patrick Gavazzi as Captain Hook, and Lexi Corcoran as Tiger Lily. Hook’s Pirates, the Lost Boys, and ...

Book and movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Book and movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Angelina Memmi, Layout Manager

March 1, 2018

It’s a common phrase: “The movie is never as good as the book.” Most people would agree with that. Books provide a more personal, emotional experience that each reader can interpret in a different way, while movies show it as it is and can likely leave out crucial or memorable scenes. ...

5 Famous Animals in Movies

5 Famous Animals in Movies

Angelina Memmi, Layout

February 14, 2018

Forget the beautiful actors and extravagant humans of films. Some of those classic movies wouldn’t be the the same without these four-legged stars. Toto The captivating Cairn Terrier is one of the reasons why The Wizard of Oz is so charming. In fact, according to IMDb, she is the most known d...

“Wicked” Welcomes Two New Cast Members

“Wicked” Welcomes Two New Cast Members

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018

“Wicked” will be replacing two of its cast members, Chad Jennings and Rondi Reed, for the characters of Doctor Dillamond and Madame Morrible. The role of Doctor Dillamond will soon be played by Martin Moran, and Isabel Keating will be Madame Morrible. This new pair of actors will begin pe...

Hollywood is betting these 8 blockbusters will dominate 2018

Sam Allery, Section Editor

February 8, 2018

Bring on the sequels. 2018 is here, and so are its movies. Like years prior, superhero movies and big budget sequels/spin-offs will dominate this year in cinema. From the Avengers to Creed, dozens of films coming out this year could generate big bucks at the box office and even bigger social media buzz. ...

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