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McDevitt Girls Basketball Defeats Hershey

Sophomore Anna Coulter shoots a lay up in the beginning of the game. The Trojans were winning the game after the first quarter of play. (Broadcaster/Katie Jones)

Clare Canavan and Katie Jones

December 19, 2019

The Hershey Trojans girls basketball team were defeated by the Crusaders with a final score of 55-36 by the Mcdevitt Crusaders on Tuesday, December 17th In the first quarter, the Trojans started strong with a five point lead, and at the end of the first half the Crusaders came back to tie the game. ...

2018 Year in Review

Claire Sheppard, Reporter

March 28, 2019

The Broadcaster surveyed Hershey High School to find out the top stories, music, movies, and trends of 2018.

Cocoa Packs supplies toys to local families

Clare Canavan and Molly Glus

December 21, 2018

Over the past few years, Cocoa Packs of Hershey has worked tirelessly for families who cannot afford adequate amounts of food. This time of year, their focus shifts to another facet of giving: gift-giving. In partnership with Toys for Tots, Cocoa Packs will be the official gift distribution center fo...

Women’s Fashion Trends and Must-Haves for the Summer Season

When it comes to hot summer days, dresses are always an easy yet fashionable option. The Layla Mini Dress from Princess Polly is a great option, with the off the shoulder style and subtle embroidered details. This dress is priced at $66.24. (Princess Polly)

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Section Editor

June 2, 2018

School is out, the pool is open, and summer has officially begun. As summer kicks into full swing, girls are rushing to stores to have the perfect summer closet filled with today’s most popular trends. These trends range from jeans and dresses to accessories, all perfect to make this summer the ...

Editorial: Bitcoin is not worth the hype

This chart shows the price of Bitcoin from October 8, 2017, to March 20, 2018. The largest drop, between December 22 and 23, 2017, saw a loss of almost $50 billion of equivalent value. (

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

May 25, 2018

Bitcoin is just too dangerous to be useful. According to CoinDesk, Bitcoin hit its highest price ever on December 17, 2017, briefly selling for over $20,000. Since then, the price has significantly dropped off by as much 67% in early April. Experts and amateurs alike had high hopes for Bitcoin afte...

Pick your poison: self tan or a real tan

Pick your poison: self tan or a real tan

Katie Jones, Reporter

May 23, 2018

Bronzed skin can be the result of a spray tan, self-tanner, ultraviolet (UV) rays, and more, but not all ways are equally safe. It is widely known that too much exposure to the sun’s UV rays can cause skin cancer, so an easy solution to healthy skin is staying out of the sun. The trend for tans...

Roses, dinner and a walk: HHS seniors celebrate last days of high school

Elizabeth Newman, Layout

May 23, 2018

Being a senior comes with many perks. They are at the top of the food chain, lead the student section, and finally graduate. Along with those perks, they also get to do things like go to the senior dinner and participate in the senior walk and picnic. These are things right before graduation that ...

WNBA star Diana Taurasi makes history with 1,000th 3-pointer

Diana Taurasi shoots a jumper over Dallas’s guard Kaela Davis in the first half of the game on May 18, 2018. The Phoenix Mercury won 86-78, and Taurasi made her 1,000th 3-pointer during the game. (Rob Shumaker/The Republic)

Carina Sarracino, Reproter

May 23, 2018

Diana Taurasi, guard for the Phoenix Mercury, became the first player in WNBA history to make 1,000 career 3-pointers during a 86-78 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday, May 18. The WNBA all-time leading scorer, three-time WNBA Champion and four-time Olympic gold medalist seems to have every record b...

Kim Kardashian under the spotlight for promoting appetite suppressant lollipops

In an Instagram post that has since been deleted, Kim Kardashian, pictured with the lollipop, captioned the picture, “You guys… @flattummyco just dropped a new product. They’re Appetite Suppressant Lollipops and they’re literally unreal. They’re giving the first 500 people on their website 15% OFF so if you want to get your hands on some… you need to do it quick!” (Kim Kardashian)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018

The media is calling for Kim Kardashian to drop the pops and encourage more body positivity. Kim Kardashian has been known for being an advocate for self love and showing a lot of skin; however, her recent instagram post has her under fire on social media for promoting an appetite suppressant. ...

Hershey boys baseball loses to Lower Dauphin

Hershey junior Jack Goulet fires a pitch to Lower Dauphin in the first inning on May 8, 2018. Goulet would throw five innings in his final start of the season. (Sam Allery/The Broadcaster)

Sam Allery, Section Editor

May 21, 2018

Hershey boys baseball lost to Lower Dauphin 7-2 on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. After holding LD scoreless in the top of the first, Hershey outfielder Grant Santangelo started the scoring with a solo home run in the first inning. While they didn’t score in the first, it didn’t take long for LD to get to Her...

Hershey boys volleyball defeats New Oxford

Hershey junior Ian Devore prepares to serve to New Oxford. Hershey went on to win the match three games to one. (Sam Allery/The Broadcaster)

Sam Allery, Section Editor

May 21, 2018

Hershey Boys volleyball beat New Oxford 3-1 on Wednesday, May 10, 2018. In the first match of the set, New Oxford jumped out to an 8-4 lead. Hershey quickly closed the gap thanks to a kill by junior Ian Devore that brought Hershey within one point and another kill by junior Timothy Lee that gave Hers...

Kylie Jenner announces her first baby

Kylie Jenner shared the first picture of her baby to Instagram on Feb. 7 with the caption, “Stormi Webster.” Many fans were shocked to hear that the baby would take her father, 25 year old Travis Scott’s, real last name. (Kylie Jenner)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

February 14, 2018

After keeping her pregnancy a secret from the public eye, first time mom Kylie Jenner announced that she gave birth to baby girl Stormi Webster on Feb. 1, 2018. Her baby news broke multiple social media platforms, specifically Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter, and with only eight days on earth, St...

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