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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...

Tiny Turns Mighty: iPhone SE

Tiny Turns Mighty: iPhone SE

April 7, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

By: Madison Held Maybe bigger isn’t always better. Apple has yet again raised the bar a little higher by announcing the new iPhone SE. This time a phone with high quality and power within just four inches. The phone went up for preorder on March 24, 2016 and is now available since March 31, 2016....

NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

April 1, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Brenna Holycross That childhood dream of becoming an astronaut might be able to come true. Nasa was accepting applications for future astronauts on December 14, 2015 through mid-February 2016. They expect to announce the candidates selected mid-2017. According to NASA, more than 18,300 peopl...

Technology Takes Over Family Time

Technology Takes Over Family Time

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By: Madison Held Members of the Smith family sit in different corners of their living room. In front of them, the TV is on and a movie is playing. Both the parents and all three of their kids are reflecting between their personal technology and the movie in front of them. This is what you would see if...

HHS Spring Athletes Balance Sports and Schoolwork

HHS Spring Athletes Balance Sports and Schoolwork

March 15, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By Joel Neuschwander Long practice hours, a pile of homework, and some sleepless nights. Spring student-athletes at Hershey High School are learning to balance their athletic and academic lives, and it comes easier to some than others. Colin White, HHS Sophomore, said sometimes he doesn’t...

Amazon Echo: Smart Living Powered By Your Voice

Amazon Echo: Smart Living Powered By Your Voice

March 15, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Science & Technology, World

By: Madison Held, Robert Sterner With a word, it awakes ready to serve. With the Echo, Amazon has stepped up their game.  The Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker that is controlled by the user's voice.   At $180 the Echo is a smart living powerhouse with an affordable price tag. Alexa, a c...

El Niño Weakens Through Spring

El Niño Weakens Through Spring

March 14, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Maddie O’Shea El Niño has already created a major blizzard in Pennsylvania, but forecasters don’t believe the storm is over quite yet. Recently, NASA released photos of a Jason-2 image (below) showing a peaked El Niño and comparing similarities in both December 2015 and December 1997. T...

The Addiction: Teenagers and Social Media

The Addiction: Teenagers and Social Media

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By Marisa Balanda It is a typical school night for Hershey High School senior Ally Palutis. She and her friends from dance are out to dinner between classes, and Palutis finds herself obsessively refreshing her Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat feeds. Social media has transformed today’s genera...

Hershey High School Wins Big at Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair

Hershey High School Wins Big at Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair

March 7, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Science & Technology

By: Emily Briselli HERSHEY- On February 26, 2016 Hershey High School junior Alan Hwang was awarded the Grand Champion title at the 59th Annual Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair. This award is the most prestigious award presented at the fair, and was given to one student from the 45 schools...

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