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Technology Addiction

Technology Addiction

Anna Levin, Reporter

March 29, 2017

America’s addicted. The dependency on technology is more prevalent now more than ever. Addiction is typically characterized as the dependency on drugs or alcohol. However, addiction comes in many forms. Gambling, food, video games, work, exercise, even sugar are all things that can become a...

Internet of Things

Anna Levin, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Internet of Things Explained Each day, more and more everyday items are changing and connecting to the internet, creating what is called the Internet of Things. In a basic sense, anything that connects to the internet makes up the IoT. Instead of having a whole bunch of random devices, the IoT...

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

Alex Elchev, Reporter

January 23, 2017

As companies continue to make innovations in their fields, what’s the next revolutionary improvement? When Apple released their first personal computer (PC) in 1977, it began the commercial use of computers, an industry worth billions today. Since then, much smaller inventions have been hailed as...

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Molly Glus, Copy Editor

December 19, 2016

Technology. A term defined by Merriam Webster as, “a manner of accomplishing a task using technical processes, methods, or knowledge.” This term, however, means much more to teenagers, for it allows them to fully express themselves and to meet new people across the world. With school being a daily...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Explained

Alex Elchev, reporter

November 10, 2016

The Galaxy Note 7 has had arguably the worst launch of any smartphone ever, but Samsung's bombshell isn’t the first -or the last- dangerous device. Seoul-based news agency Yonhap News first reported on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 that the South Korean electronics magnate had halted shipments amidst rumors of battery explosions. The first reports of expl...

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Molly Glus, Copy Editor

September 28, 2016

Snapchat. Twitter. Instagram. Kik. Facebook. Ask.fm. Tinder. These are only a few names of the apps that have taken over the lives of this generation. Athletic. Attractive. Funny. Smart. Social. Perfect body. Interesting life. No flaws. It’s what is expected nowadays, to be the “perfect” teen...

Power of Networking Through Video Games

Power of Networking Through Video Games

May 10, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea A silence of concentration overwhelms the room. Fingers rapidly mash buttons and the sound of punches and kicks fill the air. Eyes follow the movements of Liu Kang as he takes the final punch, fatally knocking down his opponent, Sub-Zero. Mike Sharif-Riazy, a 2013 Hershey Hig...

Kahoot! Trivia Challenge Engages Students

Kahoot! Trivia Challenge Engages Students

April 29, 2016

By: Mason Benovy “You’re In!” On April 29th, HHS students had the opportunity to spend the morning playing everyone’s favorite game. Kahoot! as described by the game’s website, is, “a fun learning game made from a series of multiple choice questions.” Kahoot! was launched in 2013 in ho...

3D Printing session wows students

3D Printing session wows students

April 29, 2016

By Joel Neuschwander For one morning, Hershey High School students got a glimpse of the future. On April 29th, 2016, several HHS students attended the 3D Printing and Prototyping session of Community Day. Engineering and Design teacher Jim Seip led the group. The day started off with the students answering several questions about 3...

Nike Unveils Self-tying Shoe

Nike Unveils Self-tying Shoe

April 15, 2016

By: Joel Neuschwander The future is now. Mark Parker, Nike CEO, announced the latest innovation in his company’s long history of pushing the envelope on March 16th, 2016, in New York City. This time, however, Parker and Nike could change the shoe market forever. The sportswear giant unvei...

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions April Edition

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions April Edition

April 7, 2016

By: Dan Buser April is an exceptional month when considering movie additions to Netflix, the most popular online streaming website. Here are three movies to look for on Netflix. 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey is one of the most influential movies of all time. The movie is broken up...

Tiny Turns Mighty: iPhone SE

Tiny Turns Mighty: iPhone SE

April 7, 2016

By: Madison Held Maybe bigger isn’t always better. Apple has yet again raised the bar a little higher by announcing the new iPhone SE. This time a phone with high quality and power within just four inches. The phone went up for preorder on March 24, 2016 and is now available since March 31, 2016....

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