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Hershey Public Library Hosts Local Author Festival

Hershey Public Library Hosts Local Author Festival

Jenny Kim, Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Jenny Kim A new and innovative idea had just transpired at the Hershey Public Library. The Hershey Public Library hosted its first ever Local Authors Festival on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The event brought around 40 authors from the local area together to talk and present about their written...

Hershey Choirs hit high note at Roxbury Invitational

Hershey Choirs hit high note at Roxbury Invitational

April 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Cara McEarlean After weeks of practicing, Hershey’s choirs struck the perfect chord. On March 20th, three of Hershey High School’s choir ensembles attended Roxbury High School Invitational in Roxbury, New Jersey. The successful weekend resulted in a first place “Grand Champion” awar...

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions April Edition

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions April Edition

April 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle

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...

Movie Review: The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Movie Review: The Divergent Series: Allegiant

April 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By: Shanna Sweitzer Faction before blood: a principle that this dystopian world lives by. The movie adaption of The Divergent Series, originally a young adult book written by Veronica Roth, follows a teenage girl discovering who she is in a society that does nothing but label you. Thought to hav...

Technology Takes Over Family Time

Technology Takes Over Family Time

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

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...

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions: March Edition

Column: Buser’s Best Netflix Additions: March Edition

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By: Dan Buser The movies and TV shows below are not all that has been added, but it is rather my personal selections of the best additions to the month of March. Groundhog Day is a 1993 film that stars Bill Murray. The film was written and directed by Harold Ramis. Groundhog Day follows the story of Phil...

Into the Woods Musical Review

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Lydia Gould What do you get when you cross a damsel in distress with a frazzled baker and even with a wicked witch? You get a fun, entertaining, and spirited musical production guaranteed to put a smile on your face. This year, the HHS theater department production was Into The Woods: a mu...

The Addiction: Teenagers and Social Media

The Addiction: Teenagers and Social Media

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By Marisa Balanda It is a typical school night for Hershey High School senior Ally Palutis. She and her friends from dance are out to dinner between classes, and Palutis finds herself obsessively refreshing her Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat feeds. Social media has transformed today’s genera...

2016 Oscar Results

2016 Oscar Results

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, World

By: Dan Buser The Oscar season is finally over with the ceremony that was held on February 28th. Chris Rock did an admiral job hosting the Oscars, mainly focusing on the “Oscars so white” controversy as the main point of his jokes. The night also saw performances from Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, and many more. As always, the night had some surpr...

HHS Presents Winter Musical: Into the Woods

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Jenny Kim On Thursday, March 3, Hershey High School presented the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods. An ensemble production with a large cast and music provided by the HHS pit orchestra, Into the Woods was directed by HHS teachers Michelle O’Brien and Lisa Balanda. The musical is a mix ...

A New Direction for the HHS Musical

A New Direction for the HHS Musical

March 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Echo Rogers Hershey High School is taking a dark turn “into the woods.” This year’s musical for HHS is Into the Woods, and it’s nothing like they’ve done in the past. This musical is darker, more difficult, and longer. With a change of management on top of it all, the cast has had a ...

Nexus Welcomes Guest Speaker: Author Kelly Long

Nexus Welcomes Guest Speaker: Author Kelly Long

March 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Cara McErlean The intricate world of book publishing can be confusing to navigate, especially for young authors. This Monday, February 22nd, author Kelly Long visited the young writers of Hershey High School’s literary and arts magazine, Nexus. Long, who has had about 50 books published w...

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