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Five Depictions of High School in Movies

Jack Goulet, reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The school bully. The mathlete. Four years of one’s life portrayed on-screen.   Here are five depictions of high school in movies. Hershey High School students and staff weigh-in on these films and their similarities or differences to real-life. First is the 1986 film from director John Hughes...

Niall Horan on His Own

Emerson Freer, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Niall Horan is going in one direction, and it’s up. The 23-year-old Irish singer released his first solo single on September 29th, 2016. The singer-songwriter feel of the song gives off an Ed Sheeran vibe and shows off Horan’s calm vocals. The song was released with a black and white acoustic vid...

Luke Cage Season 1 Review

Dan Buser, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Netflix has had great success with building a Marvel television universe so far. First came Daredevil, a series praised for its fantastic action set pieces and compelling characters. Next came Jessica Jones, which continued Netflix's critical and audience success by combining psychological horro...

The Magnificent Seven Review

The Magnificent Seven Review

Dan Buser, Section Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Magnificent Seven has lofty expectations to meet, being a remake of the classic 1960’s  western of the same name. To help with the task of retelling the legendary story, director Antoine Fuqua has enlisted the help of several hollywood A listers including Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Eth...

HHS marching band: lack of recognition

HHS marching band: lack of recognition

Haley Daniels, Copy Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Loud instruments and heavy uniforms, their job is not easy as they paint a masterpiece of sound. Hershey High School students know what the marching band is, but the band believes students don’t appreciate them. Marching band performers think they don’t get enough credit for their efforts. Non-marching...

Fall Brings in Round of Anticipated TV Shows

Fall Brings in Round of Anticipated TV Shows

Shanna Sweitzer, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From gory comedies to intense sci-fi, beloved tv shows are returning for the fall. Everyone loves a good tv show: a break from a busy day and an escape from reality into a new world. So pop some popcorn, grab a drink, and get comfortable for the shows returning to tv this fall. AHS is a whole mix of horr...

Final concert of Music on Chocolate series brings Downtown Hershey together

Final concert of Music on Chocolate series brings Downtown Hershey together

Cara McErlean, Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Saturday, September 10, Chocolate Avenue was transformed into a festival of music and community, all thanks to Music on Chocolate. Music on Chocolate is a summer concert series run by the Downtown Hershey Association that brings local bands to Hershey every second Saturday of the month. The summ...

2016 Summer Movies Perform Well Below Expectations

2016 Summer Movies Perform Well Below Expectations

Sam Allery, Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It hasn’t been this bad in 24 years. "It" is referring to the summer movie season, which sold fewer tickets this year than any other year since 1992. All over the world, movies have been bombing at the box office, and box office bombs outnumber box office hits. This is largely due to poor reviews, b...

68th Primetime Emmy’s Results

68th Primetime Emmy’s Results

Dan Buser, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After a year of outstanding television, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has once again come together to recognize the greatest achievements of 2016. From epic fantasy battles to intimate political dealings, the 2016 nominees represent a wide variety of interests. Furthermore, this year...

Dylan O’Brien: From Youtube to TV, Movies

Dylan O’Brien: From Youtube to TV, Movies

August 26, 2016


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By: Shanna Sweitzer Not everyone needs experience to make it big. Some may know him from MTV’s Teen Wolf, the book to movie adaption of James Dashner’s “The Maze Runner,” or just for his popularity. Actor, Dylan O’Brien, was born on August 26, 1991. With today being his 25th birthday, O...

Anna Kendrick Celebrates Summer Birthday

Anna Kendrick Celebrates Summer Birthday

August 9, 2016


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By: Abby Shapiro You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone... Anna Kendrick, famous singer and American actress, is today celebrating her 31st birthday. Kendrick has starred in “The Twilight Saga” as Jessica Stanley from 2008-2012; 2009’s “Up in the Air” as Natalie Keener where she received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; and the mu...

Damon Returns in 5th Bourne Movie

Damon Returns in 5th Bourne Movie

July 27, 2016


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By: Eric Wood Jason Bourne is back. The fifth movie of the Bourne series is finally making an appearance. Bourne, played by actor Matt Damon, was an assassin for the CIA. However, when a mission goes wrong, he contracts amnesia, a mental illness that causes him to forget all his memories. Bour...

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