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Family Members of Terrorists: What Should We Do?

Family Members of Terrorists: What Should We Do?

April 17, 2016


Filed under Editorial, World

By: Abby Shapiro Imagine the scenario: you’re at a wedding reception with your family and friends. Your older brother is a substance abuser, and your family has been attempting to get him into recovery. While at the reception, you hear a loud buzzing sound. Low and behold, a United States unmanned...

Brothers Face Off in NCAA Mens Basketball Championship Game

Brothers Face Off in NCAA Mens Basketball Championship Game

April 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, World

By: Anthony Barrett The last time Villanova played North Carolina in the Final Four, Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins, were in high school. This year, the brothers were on opposing teams, Kris Jenkins playing for Villanova and Nate Britt Jr. playing for North Carolina. Jenkins and Britt Jr. are not brothers by bloo...

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...

HHS’ Key Club organizes “Walk for Clean Water”

April 7, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, World

By: Jenny Kim Four miles doesn't seem very far.  But try walking it every day just to get clean water. Just under four miles is the average distance a person in a developing country must walk to get water.  The Hershey High School Key Club is hosting a 3.75 mile Walk for Clean Water even...

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...

International Fair Wows Hershey

International Fair Wows Hershey

March 31, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, World

By: Echo Rogers Hershey took a trip around the globe. The annual International Fair returned to Hershey and was held in the ECC and the Hershey Elementary School on Friday, March 18, 2016.  Everything from foods to crafts to interactive games were spread out between the two buildings. The even...

HHS students weigh cost of trip to France

HHS students weigh cost of trip to France

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, World

By Martina Yee, Journalism 1 / Edited by Lynn Dang, section editor There is a barrier Hershey High School students must overcome before tasting warm chocolate crêpes and seeing the sky-scraping Eiffel Tower of France. This barrier is financing. From June 13 to June 24, 2016, several Hershey High Sc...

HHS Alum Works in Antarctica

HHS Alum Works in Antarctica

March 17, 2016


Filed under World

By: Robert Sterner, Photos by Joel Witwer Joel Witwer, 2007 HHS graduate, spent six months working at McMurdo Station in Antarctica.  He recently returned to the USA and shared these pictures with The Broadcaster before jetting off to South America.  Click on the right or left arrow to scroll through ...

Obituary: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Obituary: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

March 15, 2016


Filed under World

By: Abby Shapiro Antonin Scalia, a conservative giant on the court and a stanch believer in the powers of the Constitution,  passed away at 79 years old, on February 13, 2016. Born on March 11, 1946 in Trenton, NJ, Scalia was a lawyer in the 1960s.  Later he worked in public service in the 1970s w...

HHS Community Shares Traditional Irish Recipes

HHS Community Shares Traditional Irish Recipes

March 15, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, World

Saint Patrick's Day: a day often dedicated to cheesy leprechaun beards, McCafé Shamrock Shakes, and green dyed beer. The holiday, which commemorates the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, is often associated with wild parties rather than its traditional roots. Saint Patrick’s Day has b...

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...

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