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Editorial: Young Voters Make All The Difference

Editorial: Young Voters Make All The Difference

Olivia Bratton, Editorial Editor

December 4, 2018


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Now more than ever, the ball is in our court. Young voters account for half of the voting population, and their opinions and votes are finally rocking the nation. Recently, issues rising in politics are especially relating to concerns within millennials: equality, access to education, healthcare...

Editorial: Supreme Court Nominations Should Have More Elaborate Investigations

Laurel Fleszar, Reporter

November 9, 2018


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In late 2018, the United States of America was abuzz with news about Brett Kavanaugh. A man accused of sexual assault who is now one of the nine highest judges in America. While he has numerous accomplishments, he has other qualities that shouldn’t be present in a Supreme Court Justice. The curr...

The Broadcaster is back in print!

The Broadcaster is back in print!

Robert Sterner, Advisor

October 30, 2018


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It's a day I didn't think would happen. The Broadcaster is back in print.

Editorial: It’s Time To End Columbus Day

Elena Lee, Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Imagine celebrating a holiday dedicated to someone who was responsible for the enslavement of an entire nation, taking advantage of the people inhabiting any land they may have discovered. Picture that same person practically wiping out an entire population in 25 years. That person was Christopher Columbus. Co...

Editorial: Millennial? Gen X? Casting a Ballot in November is vital

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Another election season is now upon us. On November 6, millions of Americans will head to the polls to cast their ballots in races that will decide both national and state congressmen. You should, too. Voters in Derry Township will cast their votes in five different races. These include the US Se...

Why Women, Minorities, and Republicans Should Not Vote Perry

Brooke Daniels, Editor In Chief

October 22, 2018


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Scott Perry is running for U.S. Congress, and should not be elected by any Pennsylvanians. Perry valiantly defends gun laws, desires heightened taxes for the middle-class, and the expansion of “jobs” for “all of America.” Pennsylvanians who support Perry must consider, and then reconsider their list ...

HHS Lunches Should Be Longer

Olivia Bratton, Editorials Editor

October 17, 2018


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At 10:54 AM, the first of the three chaotic Hershey High School lunches begins. Out of the seven hours that HHS students spend focused on school work, the teenagers only have a total of 30 minutes a day for themselves. Hershey High School needs to reconsider the amount of time that they provide t...

Editorial: Why athletes shouldn’t “stick to sports”

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018


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In the last several years, a growing number of professional athletes have decided not to “stick to sports”, but rather support what they believe is right. The phrase “stick to sports” has become a common rebuke to nearly any figure in the world of sports, used when they express a political o...

Editorial: Assigning novels kills the fun

Angelina Memmi, Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Hundreds of high schoolers sigh as they remember that they must read chapter two for Tuesday. However, many don’t realize this assigned book isn’t just for a graded essay. Assigning readings to students can have a negative impact on their understanding and opinions on books.   Every year,...

Editorial: Class size does indeed matter

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Many students and teachers have not stopped to ask if class size matters in regard to education, but when they do, the topic becomes controversial. Class size matters because reduced classes increase student’s academic outcomes. According to The Seattle Times website, at least 40 states have carried out some...

Editorial: End animal testing

Editorial: End animal testing

Katie Jones, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Cruel animal experiments are performed to try to find solutions to medical issues, but primarily result in the harming of animals. Animals, like humans, are living organisms that should not have to sacrifice their lives for the dominant species. Often the drugs that pass animal tests are ...

Editorial: People Should Be Able to Choose Which Bathroom Regardless of Gender

Alexis Moodie, Layout

May 24, 2018


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Over the past few years, there have been many debates and rallies about the transgender community. According to USA Today, “The study looked at students in ninth and 11th grade and estimated that nearly 3 percent are transgender or gender nonconforming, meaning they don’t always self-identify as...

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