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“Be More Chill” Becomes an Off-Broadway Musical

“Be More Chill” Becomes an Off-Broadway Musical

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018


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“Be More Chill,” a musical that first opened at Two River Theatre, will now be making an appearance at Signature Theatre Company off-broadway in New York. The musical previously opened at Two River Theatre in New Jersey in the summer of 2015. “Be More Chill” is about a high schooler named ...

13 Reasons Why Season Two Date Announced

13 Reasons Why Season Two Date Announced

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 4, 2018


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The teen drama turned social commentary has received an official season two release date of May 18. With season one revolving around 13 tapes left behind by Hannah Baker after her suicide, it appears the truth this season may be in the photographs. The release date came with a one minute, 30 sec...

2018 Tony Award nominations announced

Tori Moss, Managing editor

May 2, 2018


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The nominations for this year’s Tony Awards were announced live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center via CBS on May 1, 2018. Broadway stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Katherine Mcphee were the announced the nominees. Out of all the possible productions that could ha...

Editorial: Has Rap Overthrown Rock?

Editorial: Has Rap Overthrown Rock?

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

April 30, 2018


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The term “mumble rap” gets thrown around a lot in this day and age. With artists like Lil Yachty getting their starts on Soundcloud, a whole genre of music like Yachty’s is being embraced by the next generation. And it’s already getting bigger than rock. Kids in high school want music that they can...

On Stage: HHS sophomore Natalie Taylor

On Stage: HHS sophomore Natalie Taylor

Angelina Memmi, Layout

April 30, 2018


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Even after so many performances, she still gets butterflies. Natalie Taylor, a sophomore at HHS, has been interested in plays since her elementary years. Now at 16, she has already performed in five shows. Taylor does not intend to stop any time soon, even if she still gets nervous. Taylor star...

Rapper Meek Mill released from prison

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Meek Mill was released from prison yesterday, April 24, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered an immediate release of the rapper. Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, was nearing his fifth month of his two to four year sentence, which he received in the fall of 2017 for violating probation. "I'd...

Kendrick Lamar First Rapper to Win Pulitzer for Music

Kendrick Lamar First Rapper to Win Pulitzer for Music

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

April 24, 2018


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Kendrick Lamar, 30-year old rapper from Compton, California, was awarded the annual Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday, April 16, 2018. Lamar is not just the first rapper to win the award, but the first non-classical, non-jazz artist. Lamar won the award for his album DAMN., which was released in 2...

Editorial: School Theaters Have to Make Cuts

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

April 20, 2018


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As it is done commonly with sports teams, school theater programs must make cuts when it comes to the cast of a musical or play. Allowing someone to be a part of a group or team just because they auditioned may have a negative impact on this person’s mindset in the future. Those who audition prepare ...

The Five Most Anticipated Books of April

The Five Most Anticipated Books of April

Angelina Memmi, Layout

April 17, 2018


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April promises to bring flowers and warmer weather, but it will also bring the bloom of some of the most anticipated young adult novels of 2018. Get to know these popular books before they are released. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young This fantasy novel follows the story of 17-year-old Eelyn as she...

Review: Grace Vanderwaal’s “Clearly”

Natalie Taylor, Layout

April 16, 2018


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After her debut studio album, Just the Beginning, and the announcement of her upcoming tour with Imagine Dragons, Grace Vanderwaal has come back with another hit song. The 14-year-old artist won season 11 of America’s Got Talent, and in 2016, released a debut EP called Perfectly Imperfect. V...

24 Years Later: Remembering Kurt Cobain

24 Years Later: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2018


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Kurt Cobain’s legacy as the rough-toned frontman of the popular 90s band Nirvana lives on even 24 years after his death. Never a fan of interviews, Cobain was known to give vague answers to questions, simply leaving things up to fan’s interpretations. In 1992, he wore a homemade shirt saying,...

HHS Library Announces Top Borrowed Books

Angelina Memmi and Natalie Taylor

March 27, 2018


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The Hershey High School Library is a popular place for students to hang out with their friends,  get work done, and check out their favorite books. These are the top five books HHS students have checked out over certain time periods. These books are ranked depending on when they were published, how l...

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