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Editorial: Young Voters Make All The Difference

Editorial: Young Voters Make All The Difference

Olivia Bratton, Editorial Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial

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


Filed under Politics

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


Filed under Politics

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


Filed under Hershey, Politics, Showcase

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


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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


Filed under Politics

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 Falls Short in Run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

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 falls short in run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

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 Runs for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Politics

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

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Emily Tubbs, Layout Manager

January 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

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

Trump protesters take on NYC

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Politics

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...

Trump Poll Numbers Secure Presidency

Trump Poll Numbers Secure Presidency

Evan Spinney, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

It was no easy path for Donald Trump, but in the end he defeated Hillary Clinton. Despite the many predictions for Clinton to stump Trump in the 2016 election, it was not enough. According to Daily Intelligencer, these predictions included the national and swing-state polling averages, the pro...

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