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Speech and Debate Club Speaks on Community Day

Colin Sheehan, senior at HHS, talks about how the presidential debate went and how each side did on Friday, October 7, 2016. The goal for speech and debate club is to get new members by the end of Community Day (Broadcaster/Madi Held).

Elizabeth Newman, Reporter

October 11, 2016

There is one place students can go to speak their minds and do it well in HHS, and that is the speech and debate club. On Friday October 7, 2016, Hershey High School had its Second Annual Community Day. Ms. Baaklini hosted the Speech and Debate session which was lead completely by student members of the club. During th...

Trump struggles in first debate; Clinton comes prepared

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

October 4, 2016

One debate won’t settle everything, but one candidate was a clear winner of the first debate. When the dust settled on 90 minutes of spirited debate, nearly all of the political pundits, experts and news outlets said that Secretary Hillary Clinton had bested businessman Donald Trump.   TV networks...

Trump vs. Clinton Behavior in Spotlight

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at luncheon for the Economic Club of New York in New York, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Kate Sinz, Reporter

September 21, 2016

With the finish line right around the corner, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are battling to the very end. However, their weapon of choice isn’t exactly what some people are happy with. With the month of November close in sight, the top two candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are no...

The Broadcaster asks: What are your questions for the presidential debates?

In this Oct. 28, 1980 file photo, President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with Republican Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan after debating in the Cleveland Music Hall in Cleveland. The fall debates are always a big part of any presidential campaign. But with many 2016 voters underwhelmed by both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, this year’s debates could well be more influential than usual. In 1980, a cheerful Reagan shone in his debate against Carter, scolding him with a gentle “There you go again,” and posing a pointed closing question: “Are you better off than you were four years ago?” (AP Photo/Madeline Drexler, File)

Robert Sterner, Broadcaster advisor

September 14, 2016

The Broadcaster would like to know what questions you would like the moderators to ask during the three presidential debates between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Speech and Debate Club Gains Popularity

From left to right: Junior Colin Sheehan, Junior David Sheffey, and Sophomore Grace Murray prepare for their next session on Friday, April 29th, 2016. Their first student-run session was a success. (Broadcaster/ Irene Ciocirlan)

April 30, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan   One club at Hershey High School transforms students from regular high schoolers to young professionals. The Speech and Debate club encourages students to speak and have their voice be heard. Whether it’s through speeches or debates, students will sharpen th...

The Fight for Pro-Life

March 1, 2016

By:Lydia Gould Jewels Green was just a teenager when she found out she was unexpectedly pregnant. At the time, she was pro life and wanted to parent the child, but her current boyfriend and family convinced her to get an abortion. After the abortion, Green became an abortion clinic worker and b...

Road to the White House: January 2016 Republican Debate

Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush take the stage before the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

February 7, 2016

By: Mason Benovy On Thursday, January, 14th, FOX News held the first Republican debate of 2016. The debate took place at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, South Carolina. Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, and John Kasich took the stage at 9 PM EST. Although...

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