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Opinion: Who Should Win the Best Picture Oscar?

Opinion: Who Should Win the Best Picture Oscar?

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By: Dan Buser 2015 has come and gone. With it another year of movies from blockbuster hits like Star Wars and The Avengers to intensely emotional stories like Spotlight and Room. Now the awards season is upon us but still the question remains: who will win the Oscar for best picture? In the e...

Black History Month: Celebrating Phillis Wheatley

Black History Month: Celebrating Phillis Wheatley

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, World

By: Adeena Syed She was stolen from her home, sold into slavery, and became the first African-American female author. There are a lot of great African-Americans whose names are now synonymous with equality, but there are also a lot of great African-Americans who aren’t well known who were trail...

Brain Damaged: Concussion Movie Review

Brain Damaged: Concussion Movie Review

February 17, 2016


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By: Daniel Buser According to a study done by the Statistic Brain Research Institute, American football is responsible for 70% of all sports related injuries. Also, an NFL (National Football League) player will have over 50,000 head collisions in his lifetime. More recently, the NFL has tried to b...

Poetry Comes to Life

Poetry Comes to Life

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

By: Cara McErlean She stands in the spotlight, staring out at the vast crowd. “Jeremiah Dickson was a true-blue American, for he was a little boy who understood America…” she begins, carefully keeping her composure. Hundreds of faces stare back, waiting for her next words.  “...for he felt that...

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play To Life

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play To Life

January 19, 2016


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By Jenny Kim If they do their job right, they’re invisible. For Hershey High School’s 2015 fall play, Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution,” the Hershey tech crew, although least noticed, brings the play to life through the use of different light and sound effects. They ...

A Spoiler-Free Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A Spoiler-Free Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 19, 2015


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By: Robert Sterner, special for The Broadcaster When George Lucas sold Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise to Disney for $4.04 billion in 2012, there was trepidation in the Star Wars fan base. Was Mickey Mouse going to “do a Disney” and produce a kiddie version of the beloved franchise? Who...

Artists Struggle Behind Creations

Artists Struggle Behind Creations

December 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey

by Lynn Dang Mariah Payne shades an apple, erases it, then shades it in again, “I’ve been sitting here for two days straight shading this apple.” In Hershey High School’s big, open art room sunlight flows in from the clear windows and doors. The fluorescent ceiling lights are off and a few lamps...

Scream Queen: Carly Morelli acts “psycho” for Field of Screams

Scream Queen: Carly Morelli acts “psycho” for Field of Screams

November 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, World

By: Shanna Sweitzer Around every corner is a terrifying sight. At Field of Screams, that terrifying sight might just be a Hershey High School student. Junior Carly Morelli plays a “psycho” at Field of Screams’ Haunted Hayride. An unpaid volunteer, Morelli the thrill of scaring others...

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play to Life

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play to Life

November 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Jenny Kim If they do their job right, they’re invisible. For Hershey High School’s 2015 fall play, Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution,” the Hershey tech crew, although least noticed, brings the play to life through the use of different light and sound effects. They mus...

Quiz: What Science Fiction Movie Are You?

Quiz: What Science Fiction Movie Are You?

September 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Science fiction challenges our preconceptions about what is possible with explosions, aliens and strange new worlds.  So which science fiction movie are you?  Take the quiz and find out!   ...

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