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iPhone 7 Hits Stores September 16

iPhone 7 Hits Stores September 16

Irene Ciocirlan, Lead Copy Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

People everywhere have more to look forward to than just the end of another week. The iPhone 7 will be available in Apple stores on Friday, September 16. The store will be swarmed with customers trying to get a glimpse at the new and improved phone. Wireless headphones, dual cameras, and water re...

Duke University Discover Unlikely Possible Cure for Brain Cancer: Polio

Duke University Discover Unlikely Possible Cure for Brain Cancer: Polio
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August 15, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

By: Julia Michaelson Doctors are using a debilitating disease, nearly wiped out globally, to treat one of the most dangerous types of brain tumor. In 2012, 58 year-old Nancy Justice found out she had a brain tumor. She had been diagnosed with Glioblastoma. Justice was told she had seven months to live. According to CBS News, doctors said they can ...

Shark Week takes a bite out of summer TV programming

Shark Week takes a bite out of summer TV programming

June 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Science & Technology

By: Emily Tubbs Jaws of a beast are back to captivate a nation. The summer’s annual week-long TV event, Shark Week premieres on June 26, 2016. This year’s theme for Shark Week 2016 is “Shark n’ Awe.” Shark Week, created by Tom Golden on the Discovery Channel, is  packed with shark relate...

From Flint to Hershey: Safe Drinking Water Depends On Testing, Government Honesty

From Flint to Hershey: Safe Drinking Water Depends On Testing, Government Honesty

June 3, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

By: Julia Michaelson Lead is breaking down more than just pipes. Back in 2014, Flint, Michigan switched their water source to the Flint River: a very polluted river. Chemicals in the water were able to break down old lead pipes that were used for families’ drinking water. People had no idea what...

World Health Organization Declares Zika Virus Global Threat

World Health Organization Declares Zika Virus Global Threat

May 13, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology, World

By: Irene Ciocirlan A bite from a certain mosquito can cause more damage than just an itch. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency as of February of 2016. The Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Ugand...

Power of Networking Through Video Games

Power of Networking Through Video Games

May 10, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By: Maddie O’Shea A silence of concentration overwhelms the room. Fingers rapidly mash buttons and the sound of punches and kicks fill the air. Eyes follow the movements of Liu Kang as he takes the final punch, fatally knocking down his opponent, Sub-Zero. Mike Sharif-Riazy, a 2013 Hershey Hig...

Robotics Club shares creations on Community Day

Robotics Club shares creations on Community Day

April 29, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By: Jenny Kim These students will be the first suspects should robots start to take over the world. Hershey and Palmyra’s Robotics team, called the Krypton Cougars, or Team 2539, presented about their club on Hershey High School’s Community Day on April 29, 2016 through demonstrations...

Kahoot! Trivia Challenge Engages Students

Kahoot! Trivia Challenge Engages Students

April 29, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By: Mason Benovy “You’re In!” On April 29th, HHS students had the opportunity to spend the morning playing everyone’s favorite game. Kahoot! as described by the game’s website, is, “a fun learning game made from a series of multiple choice questions.” Kahoot! was launched in 2013 in ho...

3D Printing session wows students

3D Printing session wows students

April 29, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By Joel Neuschwander For one morning, Hershey High School students got a glimpse of the future. On April 29th, 2016, several HHS students attended the 3D Printing and Prototyping session of Community Day. Engineering and Design teacher Jim Seip led the group. The day started off with the students answering several questions about 3...

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

April 15, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Abby Shapiro After all the chaos and gunfire, one locked iPhone stymied the FBI's investigation. On December 2, 2015, two shooters appeared in San Bernardino, California and opened fire. They were armed with .223 caliber assault rifles and semiautomatic handguns and killed 14 people and w...

Nike Unveils Self-tying Shoe

Nike Unveils Self-tying Shoe

April 15, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Science & Technology, World

By: Joel Neuschwander The future is now. Mark Parker, Nike CEO, announced the latest innovation in his company’s long history of pushing the envelope on March 16th, 2016, in New York City. This time, however, Parker and Nike could change the shoe market forever. The sportswear giant unvei...

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

April 9, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By: Irene Ciocirlan If Hershey High School nurse Tara Blackburn were to ever have to save a student’s life, she would know where to look. Narcan, a fast working drug that can stop overdoses, was introduced to HHS in February. Any high school in the United States can now get an emergency opioid carto...

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