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New School Year, New Trends

New School Year, New Trends

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

September 27, 2017

As Hershey High School students return for the 2017-2018 school year, they are eager to share and contribute to the new trends that are coming to the HHS hallways. The beginning of the school year brings new backpacks, water bottles, articles of clothing and other new styles.   ...

Instagram users embrace fun, fake Instagram accounts

Instagram users embrace fun, fake Instagram accounts

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

September 27, 2017

Forget about rinstas, finstas are taking over. As the pressure to be perfect on social media continues to grow, students at Hershey High School (HHS) use the world of fake Instagrams (finsta), rather than their real Instagrams (rinsta), to let them be themselves. According to several HHS students...

Rihanna launches Fenty Beauty

Rihanna launches Fenty Beauty

Halle Burk, Layout Manager

September 22, 2017

Following in the footsteps of celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Drew Barrymore, Rihanna has launched her first makeup brand. Fenty Beauty, Rihanna’s very first cosmetic brand, hit the Sephora shelves at midnight on September 8th after being announced in early 2016. The line is produced by Kend...

Celebrate National S’mores Day

Celebrate National S’mores Day

Emily Briselli, Managing Editor

August 10, 2017

The gooey, chocolatey flavor of s’mores is a distinct part of many childhood memories, especially given that we reside in a town aptly named for one of the key ingredients. Although everyday can be a day to eat s’mores, August 10 is uniquely dedicated to the summer treat. S’mores seem to have be...

National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day

Lydia Gould, Reporter

July 14, 2017

This July, people all over the country will be screaming for ice cream. National ice cream day is celebrated every year on the third Sunday in July. It is a day to recognize and enjoy the cool and creamy dessert that many Americans love. This year, on July 16th, people all over the country will be ru...

The Perfect Snack for Anytime of the Year

The Perfect Snack for Anytime of the Year

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

July 13, 2017

At all times of the year this food is still a winner among all Americans. National French Fry Day takes place on July 13th every year. French fries are perfect for hot summer days and even winter nights in December. Many have eaten the tasty fried food, but few know the history behind the fr...

10 Tips to Conquer College Admissions

10 Tips to Conquer College Admissions

Emily Briselli, Reporter

July 7, 2017

It’s only been one month since school ended, but it’s already time to start thinking about the year to come! If you are a junior planning to attend college, there’s no better time than now to get ahead on those college applications. The college admissions process can be daunting, so here are so...

Best Fourth of July Party Snacks

Best Fourth of July Party Snacks

Madi Held, Copy Editor

July 1, 2017

One of the most memorable things at a fourth of july party is the food. However, the classic hot dogs and cupcakes can get boring. Make the food for your fourth of July get together the best yet by stepping outside the box and serving these five yummy and festive snacks.   Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas Everyon...

5 Ways to Enjoy Summer Without Phones

5 Ways to Enjoy Summer Without Phones

Marisa Balanda, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2017

Summer. The sun shines, birds chirp, and phones buzz. Resist the temptation to spend the summer glued to an iPhone with these fun activities: Read a Book For most teenagers, the school year is consumed with projects, tests, sports, clubs, and very little free time. Summer is the perfect time to sunba...

Top 5 places to see Fireworks on 4th of July

Top 5 places to see Fireworks on 4th of July

Sofia Suri, Reporter

June 24, 2017

If you are looking to get away over the 4th of July holiday, below are a few great places to see some of America’s best fireworks with the ones you love. New York City New York City’s 4th of July Macy’s firework display takes place along the East River and can be seen from many points throughout the city. According to USA Today, this is the nation's largest...

Selfies Have Changed Over the Years

Selfies Have Changed Over the Years

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

June 21, 2017

Grab your camera and get ready for the newest millennial-themed holiday. National Selfie Day was established in 2014 by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), but the first selfie was actually taken in 1839. Taken by American photographer Robert Cornelius, the antique selfie took over a minute to t...

Six tips to have a productive summer

Six tips to have a productive summer

Lynn Dang, Section Editor

June 12, 2017

School may be over, but there are still ways you can stay ahead- without taking summer classes. This season, focus on building your skills while having a fun time. Most deadlines for summer internships and camps have passed, but no need to feel down. Here are six tips to make your summer productive ...

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