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Election Day Must be a National Holiday

Keela Delves and Emily Massage

April 10, 2019

The Tuesday after November 1st is the day widely known as Election Day. What is perhaps less well known is the fact that the U.S. has an average of about 55% voter turnout for such elections. This number is largely a result of polls being open from 7am to 7pm, which fall between the work hours of most ...

Editorial: Young Voters Make All The Difference

The graph from the CIRCLE shows the increase in youth voter turnout from the low 20 percents to a historic 31 percent in the 2018 midterm election. (CIRCLE)

Olivia Bratton, Editorial Editor

December 4, 2018

Now more than ever, the ball is in our court. Young voters account for half of the voting population, and their opinions and votes are finally rocking the nation. Recently, issues rising in politics are especially relating to concerns within millennials: equality, access to education, healthcare...

Democrats Win House in Biggest Voter Turnout in Midterm Election

Kate Clark, Reporter

November 16, 2018

The Democratic party took control of the House of Representatives with the biggest voter turnout for the midterm election on November 6, 2018. The New York Times has estimated that 114 million votes were cast in the 2018 elections, which is approximately 30 million more compared to the 2014 elections. ...

Jill Linta Runs for Hershey’s Pennsylvania’s State House Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

November 6, 2018

On November 6th, voters of Hershey will head to the polls to elect a Governor, Senator, and Congressman, but many forget that there are still local representatives up for election this year. Much like the United States Congress, the government of Pennsylvania operates in a similar fashion. Penns...

Democrats Sweep HHS Mid-Term Election Straw Poll

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

October 29, 2018

The Broadcaster conducted an unofficial opinion poll to determine how the students of Hershey High School would theoretically vote in the 2018 November midterms during the first week of October 2018. Out of 1200 students at Hershey High School, we collected responses from 127 students. The margin of e...

Why Women, Minorities, and Republicans Should Not Vote Perry

Brooke Daniels, Editor In Chief

October 22, 2018

Scott Perry is running for U.S. Congress, and should not be elected by any Pennsylvanians. Perry valiantly defends gun laws, desires heightened taxes for the middle-class, and the expansion of “jobs” for “all of America.” Pennsylvanians who support Perry must consider, and then reconsider their list ...

Winners of Pennsylvania’s Primary

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 21, 2018

The Democrats and Republicans nominated each of their party’s candidate for both local and federal government positions on Tuesday, May 15th. Derry Township is in Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District for the United States House of Representatives and the 106th District for the Pennsylvania H...

Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson Falls Short in Run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson will be running to become a PA congresswoman. The election will be held on May 15th. (Johnson Campaign).

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 18, 2018

She may have fallen short, but she ran on principle. On May 15, 2018, Pennsylvania had its mid-term primary to elect one of their senators and each districts’ congressman/woman. The Democratic Party has four candidates running to be the party’s candidate.  Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson was one ...

Dr. Eric Ding falls short in run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Dr. Eric Ding is pictured in an image from his campaign website. Ding ran for PA-10th congressional seat in the primary election, held on May 15, 2018. (Eric Ding for Congress)

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 17, 2018

The Democratic Party has four candidates for the spot to be the party’s candidate. Dr. Eric Ding placed third among those four candidates. Many voters worry that the candidates running to represent them may not be the most relatable person. Although Eric Ding is currently a doctor, he feels ...

George Scott Runs for PA-10th Congressional Seat

George Scott is pictured in an image from his campaign website.  Scott running for PA-10th congressional seat, and the primary election will be held on May 15, 2018. (George Scott for Congress)

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 11, 2018

One candidate has been a US Army soldier, CIA officer, and church pastor.   George Scott, a candidate in the Pennsylvania 10th Congressional District, is one of four Democrats seeking a spot in the general election in November. On May 15, 2018, Pennsylvania will have its mid-term primary to elect one of their ...

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Emily Tubbs, Layout Manager

January 4, 2017

Some religious groups are catalysts for the Republican Party in this election. On November 8th, the American people spoke by electing Donald J. Trump as the next President of the United States. According to exit polls from The Washington Post, more than 80 percent of white evangelical and born-again Ch...

Trump protesters take on NYC

Protesters flood streets on Saturday evening. Many held signs talking about Trump’s 
wrongdoings. (Broadcaster/Kaitlin Christ)

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 30, 2016

Demonstrators against Donald Trump protested the outcome of the presidential election outside Trump Tower in New York City on November 12th, 2016. The street surrounding Trump Tower was closed off due to hundreds of people protesting Trump winning the election. A majority of people in attenda...

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