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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.

Panama Papers Implicate Global Leaders in Tax Haven Scandal

Panama Papers Implicate Global Leaders in Tax Haven Scandal

August 4, 2016


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By: Omer Qureshi As the Olympic proceedings kick off, many elite Brazilians will not be paying attention to the competition, but rather to their bank accounts. Brazil was among the countries which had prominent figures implicated in a massive tax haven scandal dubbed the “Panama Papers.” T...

National Mandela Day celebrates life of Nobel Peace Winner Nelson Mandela

National Mandela Day celebrates life of Nobel Peace Winner Nelson Mandela

July 18, 2016


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By: Brenna Holycross July 18th is not just an average day. It’s National Mandela Day. Since it is his day, it’s time to reflect on what he has accomplished. Nelson Mandela fought against the South African government, and its racist policies by nonviolent methods in the 1980’s. He was awarde...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala celebrates 19th birthday

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala celebrates 19th birthday

July 12, 2016


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By: Lynn Dang “One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world,” said Malala Yousafzai. One girl can change the world, too. Going home from school on a bus in Swat Valley, Pakistan, 15 year old Malala Yousafzai was on her way to school on October 9, 2012. Suddenly, her ...

Gap years on the rise

Gap years on the rise

July 10, 2016


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By: Lynn Dang If Malia Obama is doing it, should you? Taking a gap year between high school and college is growing in popularity across America. Many high school seniors are even encouraged to take a break. Students can gain many benefits, including self discovery and educational experiences. A gap ...

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