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Four Cool New Technologies at the Consumer Electronic Show

Four Cool New Technologies at the Consumer Electronic Show

March 1, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross This is a charging bag by Samsung. It is called the Sol Bag because it is solar powered. The bag has solar panels on the side that allows the charging of a Galaxy smartphone in about four hours. However, it cannot store sun power, so it can only charge when it is in the presence of light.   The Oculus Rift is ...

Mae Carol Jemison: Stanford at 16 to First Black Woman in Space

Mae Carol Jemison: Stanford at 16 to First Black Woman in Space

February 25, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan She had a dream. Mae Carol Jemison, the first African American woman to fly to space, has greatly impacted black history. Black History Month was created in 1976 to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. Every February, we recognize Jemison’s exceptional accompli...

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

February 24, 2016

By Joel Neuschwander Unlike the founders of most major tech companies, the genius behind Apple didn’t attend a prestigious university. In fact, he didn’t even graduate from college. Steve Jobs founded one of the world’s largest technology companies out of his family garage. Beginnings Steve Jobs founded Ap...

UK Grants Permission To Modify Embryos

UK Grants Permission To Modify Embryos

February 23, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea What if humans had the power to change the human genome? For the United Kingdom, the answer is lying in their grasp. After years of debate and controversy, the UK has reached a landmark decision. The UK Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority has approved modification of...

Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

February 19, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross One new planet was found, and it proves you don’t have to see to believe. On January 20th, 2016, astronomer Mike Brown announced that there appears to be a ninth planet in our solar system. This ninth planet that he found is expected to be ten-times more massive than Earth,...

New Technologies Revealed At CES

New Technologies Revealed At CES

February 8, 2016

By: Anthony Barrett Over 3,800 exhibitors revealed new cutting edge technologies in Las Vegas last week. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an annual electronics show that takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, exhibitors can show off their...

New iPad Pro Changes Technology Culture

New iPad Pro Changes Technology Culture

February 4, 2016

By: Shyanne Gaston From the multiple iPhones, MacBooks, and the Apple watch, Apple Inc. has added another addition to the family. The iPad Pro is the fastest Apple tablet so far, and the details put inside the iPad Pro gives consumers new abilities that were unable to be done on previous products. This new tech savvy product in addition to the keyb...

NASA, Students Look to Space

NASA, Students Look to Space

February 1, 2016

By: Paige Randall 70 years ago mankind took its first leap to the stars. From deploying some of the first high altitude planes to putting a man on the moon, NASA continues to press forward further and further into the the unknown galaxy. In 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Evolution of Technology Use in Class

Evolution of Technology Use in Class

January 22, 2016

By Julia Michaelson It is everywhere and evolving fast. Technology is improving all around the world. Hershey High School (HHS) is a school moving towards a more technology based learning style. Almost all the students are using it in classes. Since most jobs are moving towards this use, it gives...

Senior Julia Corbin Explores Medical Field Via Internship

Senior Julia Corbin Explores Medical Field Via Internship

January 22, 2016

By: Jenny Kim Sometimes just taking a chance can open up a world of possibilities. Hershey High School senior Julia Corbin spends one or two hours everyday as an intern at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Thanks to the Health Career Explorations Program (HCEP), Corbin can shadow medical professionals...

Anonymous “After School” App Gains Popularity

Anonymous “After School” App Gains Popularity

January 19, 2016

By: Cara McErlean Bathroom stall graffiti has gone digital. Hershey High School has recently caught on to the latest technological fad: an anonymous message board app called After School. The app, which is specifically designed for high schoolers, allows students to post anonymous confessions,...

HHS Students Explore Medical Careers at Penn State HMS

HHS Students Explore Medical Careers at Penn State HMS

January 18, 2016

By: Paige Randall The future of medicine and science is a title not usually bestowed upon high schoolers, but at Hershey, students are already on their way to changing the face of these fields. Throughout Hershey High School, many students are becoming more involved with science and medicine thr...

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