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The Broadcaster Podcaster launches on iTunes

The Broadcaster Podcaster launches on iTunes

Robert Sterner, Advisor

January 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Politics, Sports, World

The Broadcaster is pleased to announce the start of our very first podcast: The Broadcaster Podcaster.  Available on iTunes, the podcast has several shows that operate under its umbrella.  This means that subscribers need only sign up for The Broadcaster Podcaster to enjoy all of the shows. ...

Five Bizarre Christmas Movies

Five Bizarre Christmas Movies

Shanna Sweitcer, Reporter

December 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This is not your average Christmas. We’ve all seen the mainstream Christmas movies: Home Alone, Elf, The Santa Clause, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. We all watch the same movies every year, but what about a different one? What about a totally weird and fl...

The Makings of a Movie Adaption

Alex Elchev, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A good movie based on a book is a rare occurrence, and seeing one is a unique opportunity. What makes a book to movie adaptation exceptional? The AV Club, an organization dedicated to film studies, attributes the critical success of a film adaptation to its source material. Unfortunately, a lot of t...

Claps For Nexus Open Mic Night

Claps For Nexus Open Mic Night

Jenny Kim, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A perfect mix of art, music, and literature brings people together this one night. Nexus, the literary arts magazine club at Hershey High School, hosted another fantastic Nexus Open Mic Night in the HHS LGI on Thursday, December 1. Starting around 5 PM, the event was full of talented artists from e...

Meghan Fickes Showcases Passion for Art

Lydia Gould, Feature Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For Meghan Fickes, stress is fuel for her art. Creating the pieces needed for an Advanced Placement Art portfolio requires long hours of focus. Hershey High School junior Meghan Fickes channels both a passion for art and the stress of deadlines to create evocative art. For Fickes, art is life. ...

Billboard Top 20: part 1 of 4

Billboard Top 20: part 1 of 4

Jenna Thomas, Layout Manager

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  New music artists are on the rise, which means more music to choose from. Billboard can help us find the most “trendy” or “hip” songs in this day and age and has been keeping us updated with the most popular songs since 1894. The Billboard website has the chart topper names and arti...

Billboard Top 20: part 2 of 4

Billboard Top 20: part 2 of 4

Jenna Thomas, Layout Manager

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This is numbers 6-10 of the Billboard Top 20. Make sure to read parts 1-4 to be updated on the rest of the Top 20 songs. The Billboard Top 100 sometimes helps to determine which artists and songs will be presented in the Billboard Music Awards. From 1990 when the awards started to 2006, the winners of...

Billboard Top 20: part 3 of 4

Billboard Top 20: part 3 of 4

Jenna Thomas, Layout Manager

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This is the third part of the Billboard Top 20. In this section of the article, numbers 11-15 will be listed below with their music videos.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2v_zGWawP0 Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)  by Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall On Genius, Zay Hilfigerr sai...

Billboard Top 20: part 4 of 4

Billboard Top 20: part 4 of 4

Jenna Thomas, Layout Manager

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This is the final part of the four part series for the Billboard Top 20 where numbers 16-20. Be sure to read parts 1,2, and 3 of this series to see numbers 1-15. For the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, the winners for “top artists” were Justin Bieber, Drake, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd. https://www...

Dr Strange review

Dr Strange review

Dan Buser, Section Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Dr Strange is the newest movie to be released in the Marvel cinematic universe. It is directed by Scott Derrickson and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular hero. With five other major superhero movies being released in 2016 alone, Dr Strange is entering a crowded genre. The film starts o...

Borrowed Time Film Review

Borrowed Time Film Review

Anna Levin, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Borrowed Time is a short film created by Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats. The film is filled with action, family, and the tough choices of life. WARNING: The short film contains some unpleasing graphics as well as hints at suicide. PIXAR animation almost always revolves around a light-hearted, ...

Movies to watch for Halloween

Movies to watch for Halloween

Dan Buser, Section Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With Halloween quickly approaching, many people are looking for a terrifying film to put them in the mood. Horror movies have been around since the creation of film and they blend into all kinds of different subgenres. Here are four of the best horror movies out there. Alien, a 1979 sci-fi horror...

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