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NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

April 1, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross That childhood dream of becoming an astronaut might be able to come true. Nasa was accepting applications for future astronauts on December 14, 2015 through mid-February 2016. They expect to announce the candidates selected mid-2017. According to NASA, more than 18,300 peopl...

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

March 22, 2016

By Molly Glus, Journalism 1 / Lynn Dang, Section Editor With hazy, tired eyes, students shuffle through the crowded halls all wanting one thing: sleep. That hazy, tired look means students are sleep deprived. At one time or another, Hershey High School students have the desire to sleep. Why? Many ...

Technology Takes Over Family Time

Technology Takes Over Family Time

March 22, 2016

By: Madison Held Members of the Smith family sit in different corners of their living room. In front of them, the TV is on and a movie is playing. Both the parents and all three of their kids are reflecting between their personal technology and the movie in front of them. This is what you would see if...

Amazon Echo: Smart Living Powered By Your Voice

Amazon Echo: Smart Living Powered By Your Voice

March 15, 2016

By: Madison Held, Robert Sterner With a word, it awakes ready to serve. With the Echo, Amazon has stepped up their game.  The Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker that is controlled by the user's voice.   At $180 the Echo is a smart living powerhouse with an affordable price tag. Alexa, a c...

Hershey High School Wins Big at Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair

Hershey High School Wins Big at Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair

March 7, 2016

By: Emily Briselli HERSHEY- On February 26, 2016 Hershey High School junior Alan Hwang was awarded the Grand Champion title at the 59th Annual Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair. This award is the most prestigious award presented at the fair, and was given to one student from the 45 schools...

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 ...

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...

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...

Technology Overuse

January 24, 2016

By Elma Abdic In today’s digital world, technology uses with cellphones have exceeded to the highest maximal use according to studies from TIME. Cell phones may be entertaining and a great use for positive uses of communication, but could result in negative consequences. Social media are forms...

Temptation of Technology

January 24, 2016

By: Lexie Corcoran When our parents went to school, the only distractions were doodling and passing notes. Most schools today use technology on a daily basis. It allows for students to access the world at just click of a button. Though it can be useful, it creates a world of distractions for students;...

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...

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,...

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