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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 ...

5 hidden holiday movies worth watching

5 hidden holiday movies worth watching

Katherine Clark, Reporter

December 21, 2018

During the holidays, everyone reminisces on their favorite Christmas movies. One thing that raises many questions is what do people consider a Christmas movie? Here are some of the many popular hidden holiday films that need to be considered apart of the Christmas movie collection. The Sound of...

Favorite holiday traditions according to HHS students, staff

Favorite holiday traditions according to HHS students, staff

Ashlyn Weidman and Clare Canavan

November 19, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, The Broadcaster asked Hershey High School students and staff what are their favorite holiday traditions.

International Friendship Day

Seniors at Hershey High School, Olivia Reid, left, and Emily Reilly, right, pose for a photo together. Reid and Reilly have been friends since 6th grade and have always been super close. (Broadcaster/Elaina Joyner)

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

July 30, 2018

If you love your BFF, International Friendship Day is the perfect day to celebrate them. This year, International Friendship day takes place on Monday, July 30, 2018. It is meant for best friends to celebrate their love for each other and to show their appreciation. According to the National Da...

Starbucks holiday cups are brewing up controversy again

The animated advertisement was shared on Instagram and YouTube to promote the holiday accessories at Starbucks. Many believe that this shows Starbucks’s support for same-sex couples. (Starbucks via YouTube)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017

Another holiday season, another controversy over Starbucks cups. In the spirit of the season, Starbucks released their holiday cup earlier this month, and some people believe that there is a secret message of supporting the LGBT community behind it. At first glance, the cup’s design include...

HHS Community Shares Traditional Irish Recipes

Potatoes are used in many traditional Irish foods, such as the mashed potato-like dish Champ. (Photo credit AP Images)

March 15, 2016

Saint Patrick's Day: a day often dedicated to cheesy leprechaun beards, McCafé Shamrock Shakes, and green dyed beer. The holiday, which commemorates the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, is often associated with wild parties rather than its traditional roots. Saint Patrick’s Day has b...

Knock Knock Boutique Holiday Gift Guide

Inspirational Signs, $7-$20, home decor for a wide range of personalities.

Bella D'Adderio and Hannah Gundermann

January 22, 2016

The holidays can be a stressful time for gift buyers, but Knock Knock Boutique in Hershey is a one stop shop for all your gifting needs. Emily Drobnock, 2009 Hershey High School graduate and shop owner, opened Knock Knock in the fall of 2014 located on Chocolate Avenue. Click on any image to view...

Non-Traditional Holiday Recipes

Non-Traditional Holiday Recipes

January 16, 2016

By Rachael Schirato These are not the usual cookies. The holiday season is the prime time for sugar cookies, eggnog,  and Christmas ham. Try something new at your dinner table this year. The HHS community shared their unique holiday recipes. Experiment over break with this collection of family favorites! Tarte au Sucre  ...

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