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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...

Column: Who Should Win the Best Actor Oscar?

Column: Who Should Win the Best Actor Oscar?

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By: Dan Buser Actors and actresses are an essential part of the movie making process. The script, the direction, and the cinematography is useless without good acting. Now with the Oscars approaching fast, the question remains: which actor gave the best performance of the year? I’ll start by...

Movie Review: Deadpool

Movie Review: Deadpool

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By: Daniel Buser The idea of a Deadpool movie has been around for a long time now. But how could it be done? Deadpool is not the typical superhero. He curses, steals, lies, cheats, and kills people without much thought. How could one do the source material from the comics justice while keeping the M...

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


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 ...

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

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

December 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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...

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