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Dakota Access Pipeline Rerouted

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

December 15, 2016


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The US Army Corps of Engineers has officially denied a grant that would allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue construction past the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, according to NPR News. The move comes just days after more than two thousand veterans travelled to the construction site to join the protests, forcing the company to halt their work. Jo-Ellen Darcy, the...

Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 36

Abby Shapiro, Feature Reporter

December 14, 2016


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A place meant for creativity and authenticity became a scene of tragedy and heartache. A tragic fire broke out during a dance party in a two story warehouse building, named “the Ghost Ship” in Oakland, California, where many artists resided and worked. In the building, people had a diffic...

Trump Wins; America Leaves

Emerson Freer, Reporter

December 12, 2016


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After 511 days of campaigning, Donald Trump has won the election, causing many Americans to considering following-up on their promise of moving to Canada. Is it really that easy? The Canadian Immigration site crashed in the wee hours of Trump’s impending victory. The site stayed down until the morni...

Ohio State knife attack leaves 11 students injured

Ohio State knife attack leaves 11 students injured

Kate Sinz, Reporter

December 12, 2016


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College should be rigorous, not life-threatening. On Monday, November 29th, Ohio State was put on lockdown. It was just before ten in the morning when the incident took place. According to NBC News, Abdul Razak Ali Artan, sophomore at Ohio State University, swerved into a crowd of students an...

K-pop rises worldwide, in the U.S.

Emerson Freer, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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The 1960’s brought the British invasion, and 2016 may be the first wave of a new musical invasion.    Modern Korean pop music started in 1992 with the band Seo Taiji and Boys. Its experimentation with their music caught the attention of many other bands. Now, adding foreign elements to songs is a com...

New Pennsylvania Identification Regulation Passed

New Pennsylvania Identification Regulation Passed

Abby Shapiro, Reporter

November 10, 2016


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Airport security, military bases, and nuclear plants can no longer be entered with the flip of a wallet. Starting in 2017, in federal buildings and airports, a Pennsylvania-issued Driver's License will be of no use for identification purposes. As of January 30, 2017, Pennsylvania citizens will need an alternativ...

Drug war escalates in Philippines

Drug war escalates in Philippines

Omer Qureshi, Section Editor

November 3, 2016


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Vigilante mobs rule the streets, with extrajudicial killings becoming a daily occurrence. This is not a war torn country, but rather the Republic of Philippines. On May 9th, 2016, the citizens of the democratic republic elected Rodrigo Duterte to the office of the country’s presidency. Duterte promis...

Brock Turner Serves Three Months in Jail

Emily Liesch, reporter

October 18, 2016


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You read the headlines, saw the news and heard the ruling: Stanford rapist gets six months. But what really happened during those six months? On January 18, 2015, Brock Turner, a student athlete at Stanford University, sexually assaulted a 22-year-old girl behind a dumpster. According to CNN, the vi...

New York and New Jersey Bombings

October 6, 2016


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5 counts of attempted murder is more than enough to stir up two cities and its civilians. After bar owner Harinder Bains noticed a man sleeping in the doorway of his restaurant on September 17, 2016, he thought nothing of it. It seemed like just another intoxicated person, until Bains recognized...

New York and New Jersey Bombings

New York and New Jersey Bombings

Abby Shapiro, Features Writer

October 5, 2016


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5 counts of attempted murder is more than enough to stir up two cities and its civilians. After bar owner Harinder Bains noticed a man sleeping in the doorway of his restaurant on September 17, 2016, he thought nothing of it. It seemed like just another intoxicated person, until Bains recognized him as...

HHS teachers remember September 11, 2001

HHS teachers remember September 11, 2001

Emily Briselli, Managing Editor

September 14, 2016


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As the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 unfolded in New York City and Washington, D.C., the world stopped and held its breath. Both across the world and right here in Hershey, no one knew what was happening. But worst of all, no one knew what might happen next.

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