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How Current Admission standards are negatively affecting today’s youth

Leah Wilhelm, Reporter January 11, 2023

In the year 1997, 67% of public school students attended a college or university after graduation. In 2021, 74% of students attended, and this was during a pandemic when many students opted for gap years.  Education...

Ways to handle college expenses

Leah Wilhelm, Reporter January 11, 2023

Since 1963, college tuition has increased by 748.4%. With increase in cost for education, many are forced to take out loans and potentially pay them back for many years after they graduate college. Many...

Six Hershey swimmers commit on signing day

Sophia Tunks, Reporter February 23, 2022

National Signing Day took place for future student-athletes on February 2nd, 2022.  Six swimmers from Hershey High School signed their national letters of intent to further their academic and athletic...

What Makes Ivy League Schools So Special?

https://youtu.be/7CPhIzUfp_Q The Ivy League schools are infamous for being an elite group of prestigious colleges. but what makes them so special compared to other universities? Let’s take a look.  There...

Penn State College Students Should Not Be Sent Home This Semester

Brooke Preputnick, Reporter October 8, 2020

Freshman students at Penn State hosted a “maskless social” two days after move in day resulting in more than 2,000 signatures on A Change.org petition to get the freshman sent home, according to The...

The Broadcaster Needs Your Help: National College Decision Day

The Broadcaster Needs Your Help: National College Decision Day

Ashlyn Weidman, Social Media Editor April 15, 2020

Because all Pennsylvania schools are closed from the Coronavirus, seniors won’t get the chance to participate in National College Decision day on May 1st. It’s always been a tradition that on this...

Editorial: State colleges should be free

Maeve Reiter, Reporter March 18, 2020

By: Maeve Reiter For a highly developed country with some of the highest esteemed educational institutions in the world, it would be reasonable to believe that the United States would have a very high...

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Navigating the College Admissions Process at HHS

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter February 28, 2020

Applying to college is often a frustrating, expensive, and time-consuming process. High School students at Derry Township find themselves starting to plan their futures  starting their freshman...

From left to right, Katie Jones, Colin Kondracki, Ian McDonald, Alec Newman, Evan Walters, and Adam Wildasin smile as they prepare to sign their commitments to their college of choice. (Broadcaster/ Paige Dalto)

HHS Hosts Winter Signing Day

Paige Dalto, Head Copy Editor February 7, 2020

Hershey High School hosted its winter signing day for seniors committing to college for athletics on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.  Six seniors participated in this event, including Katie Jones, Colin...

Tanner Updegraff poses with his friends in Lock Haven apparel. Updegraff transferred to Hershey his junior year, and in his first season at HHS, he placed third at the PIAA state tournament. (Broadcaster/Katie Jones)

HHS Seniors Participate in Fall Signing Day

Clare Canavan, Katie Jones , and Ashlyn Weidman November 22, 2019

Hershey High School seniors signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday, November 13th.  Thus far, 11 seniors have decided to continue their athletic career onto colleges across a wide...

Extracurriculars Have Value in College Applications Say Students

Riley Manjerovic , Reporter May 30, 2019

Sports, clubs, internships, and clubs all bear the definite value for college applicants. Students at Hershey High School and neighboring Palmyra High School said participating in extracurriculars definitely...

Editorial: Colleges Should Not Require SAT Test Scores

Karen Liu, Reporter May 23, 2019

Over 1,000 colleges have stopped requiring SAT test scores for admission according to HuffPost, an American news source. The SATs were originally created to standardize college admission procedures; however,...

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