The Broadcaster

Six seconds to stardom

Six seconds to stardom

October 29, 2015

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe Popularity.  It is all about “who you know.”  However, in the last decade the way popularity is measured has changed drastically.  One person can have many likes on Instagram.  Another can have tens of thousands of followers on Twitter. Then there is Vine. Six se...

The Unknown of the Underemployed: Local Workers With College Degrees Struggle to Find Full-Time Employment

The Unknown of the Underemployed: Local Workers With College Degrees Struggle to Find Full-Time Employment

October 29, 2015

By Marisa Balanda Recently, Caroline Sandoval worked 59 hours over the course of two weeks. This included a stretch of ten consecutive days. Her paycheck was $398.97. After taxes, Sandoval earned just $6.76 per hour. By comparison, the federal minimum wage, before taxes, is $7.25 per hour. This meager...

Hershey Fire Department expands firehouse

Hershey Fire Department expands firehouse

October 6, 2015

By: Cara McErlean A lot has changed since 1928. After a long planning period, construction workers finally broke ground for Hershey’s new firehouse in March 2015. The new station will add 10,000 square feet of new facilities to the original 1928-built firehouse.  The construction is projected to be ...

Social media becomes big inside HHS with teachers

Social media becomes big inside HHS with teachers

October 6, 2015

By: Madison Held Tweets and posts may soon make pencil and paper obsolete in HHS classrooms. What students, teachers, and parents once knew as a social media has now turned into an educational tool. Little by little teachers are using media to connect with their students and even their parents ...

Broadcaster Begins Transformation to Digital First Publication

Broadcaster Begins Transformation to Digital First Publication

October 1, 2015

By: Hannah Gundermann Some wonder if the age of the newspaper is over. Beginning in fall 2015 Hershey High School's iconic newspaper, The Broadcaster, will be going through a huge transformation. The Broadcaster is moving online. The staff of The Broadcaster hopes to reduce their costs, create...

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