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Musical ‘Once On This Island’ Comes to Hershey Theatre

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

December 4, 2019

The musical Once On This Island will be coming to the Hershey Theatre from December 3rd to the 8th. In 2018, this show won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The story is set on a tropical island and follows a peasant girl named Ti Moune. Guided by the island’s gods, she sets out to reunite with the man ...

Review: Tomi Adeyemi Novel Children of Blood and Bone

Review: Tomi Adeyemi Novel Children of Blood and Bone

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

November 26, 2019

“They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise.” These four powerful sentences mark the back of newcomer author Tomi Adeyemi’s book, Children of Blood and Bone. This epic fantasy novel was released in March of 2018 where it soon joined the New York Times’ Bes...

Post Malone Announces Hershey Tour Stop

Kate LaCoe and Anabella Matthews

November 25, 2019

Post Malone, the up-and-coming 24 year old rapper, has announced a tour date on February 22, 2020 at the Giant Center Arena in Hershey.  The second leg of the “Runaway Tour” is starting in Omaha, Nebraska on February 4, 2020. Malone will be accompanied by fellow rapper Swae Lee on the tour.  ...

Review: Amazon’s Jack Ryan Second Season Sizzles

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

November 20, 2019

The hit Amazon series, Jack Ryan, has officially returned with the airing of season two on November first. The new series attempts to follow in the footsteps of the successful action-packed first season which captivated many viewers. Jack, played by John Krasinski, tracks a suspicious shipment fro...

Sweet Lights Brighten Hershey for 10th year

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Hershey Entertainment Company is opening up one of their biggest annual holiday attractions once again, the Sweet Lights. The car tour has lots of brightly lit holiday scenes, while also playing Christmas classics. The tour also comes with 3D glasses to put a new spin on the light display. Hersh...

People’s Choice Announce Award Winners of 2019

People’s Choice Announce Award Winners of 2019

Abbey Rogers, Reporter

November 20, 2019

The 45th People’s Choice Awards hosted a variety of people, movies, television shows, and influencers. The ceremony was held Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Barker Hangar Theater in Santa Monica, CA. With a variety of categories, there were plenty of awards that went around - about 186, to be more p...

Editorial: Sad Music Is Better Than Happy Music

Benji Keeler, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Imagine coming home after a long day from school. You’re tired and just want to relax and listen to music. You lay down and put on a playlist, but all you hear is uptempo beats and cheery loud lyrics. Sad music is highly discredited. It’s written off for just being depressing, slow, and dull. Peo...

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

September 24, 2019

HHS Theatre released the cast list for Radium Girls, the Fall play for 2019. Radium Girls takes place in the 1920s in Orange, New Jersey. The play follows dial painters of the town’s Radium Plant. When workers start to become sick from the radiation, employee Grace Fryer sues the company. The s...

Koepfer Gets a Kick Out of the Apollos: Myah Koepfer’s Performance in Anything Goes Earns Her an Apollo Awards Nomination

Koepfer Gets a Kick Out of the Apollos: Myah Koepfer’s Performance in Anything Goes Earns Her an Apollo Awards Nomination

Alina Zang, Reporter

May 30, 2019

It was a “fairy dust moment.” That moment “where all the things we have been working for come together right as we go in to performance week,” said Michelle O’Brien, Hershey’s musical director, about this year’s winter musical Anything Goes.   One of the key parts of the musical’s s...

Review: Tarantino’s Next Film and His Signature Use of Violence

Jack Goulet, Reporter

May 23, 2019

The official trailer for director Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, was released yesterday. The film, which stars Leonardo Dicaprio as washed-up actor Rick Dalton and Brad Pitt as his stunt double and best friend Clint Booth, is slated for a July 26 release. Additional...

Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Free)

Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Free)

Reporter, Eva Baker

May 22, 2019

21 movies, 2,710 minutes, and 11 years leading up to this one moment, Avengers: Endgame. Avengers: Endgame is the final installment of the Avengers saga with characters from all corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) joining. It is also a finale for Stan Lee.  Lee was a major contributor to...

Hershey Public Library hosts SPLAT

Hershey Public Library hosts SPLAT

Emma Taylor, Reporter

May 21, 2019

The Hershey Public Library hosted SPLAT: A Family Art Studio for a Mother’s Day art project on May 5, 2019. Children ages 2-6 at 2 o’clock and children ages 6 and up at 3 o’clock. It is for anyone who wants to do it. Meghan Winslow is the owner of SPLAT and said she likes the event at the Hers...

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