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Social Media is Beneficial

Social Media is Beneficial

Ashley Bu, Reporter October 4, 2021

Social media can be used on most devices, such as a phone. Many social media apps are also free. (Piqsels/​​CC0) With around 72% of the American public using social media since its introduction...

TikTok investigating videos promoting starvation and anorexia

Molly Ziesenheim, Reporter January 2, 2021

TheBroadcaster · TikTok investigating videos promoting starvation and anorexia TikTok has opened an investigation after The Guardian found pro-anorexia/starvation content despite the company’s efforts...

Editorial: Social Media Increases Narcissism in Younger Generations

Adrianna Malena, Reporter January 16, 2020

According to a study conducted by San Diego State University, narcissism among teens has doubled since 1982, from 15% to 30%.  Social media is the cause for this increase among generations in narcissistic...

Blogger Lauren Gray poses for a photo while drinking a pumpkin spice latte in Starbucks. Gray likes going to Starbucks to write blog posts because she feels it helps get the creative juices flowing. (Broadcaster/Ashlyn Weidman)

Local Instagram influencer Lauren Gray shares her social media journey

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter November 14, 2018

Social media influencer, Lauren Gray is just shy from hitting eleven thousand followers on Instagram. Gray, 22 years old, works at the Hershey Tanger Outlets at J.Crew as well as working on her...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looks down as a break is called during his testimony before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Linked in Data Security Scandal

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor May 24, 2018

The personal data of over 50 million Facebook users was mishandled in a massive political advertisement campaign. Facebook is by far the world’s most popular social media service, with 2.19 billion...

Editorial: phones are good for our brains and our language

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager April 25, 2018

As a teenager, the only consistent thing in my life is being told that texting is rotting my brain. But the truth is, texting is beneficial for cognitive function and language development. Texting...

A post from Willis’ MakeupforWOC Instagram account, displaying the use of an illuminating product getting her stamp of approval. The account has many recommendations of foundations, bronzers, highlighters, and other products that have gained a positive reaction from Willis. (Makeup for Women of Color)

Meet Tiara Willis: The Voice Fighting Against Inequality in the Makeup Industry

Molly Glus, Copy Editor April 11, 2018

She felt discriminated against, so she decided to fight back. Tiara Willis is a sixteen year old who has taken the social media world by storm.   Willis has taken to Instagram and Twitter to discuss...

HHS junior Kaitlyn Kelley is pictured after dropping her smoothie in the middle of Target. The photo was posted on her finsta with the caption, “this is my life in a photo.” (Submitted by Kaitlyn Kelley)

Instagram users embrace fun, fake Instagram accounts

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor September 27, 2017

Forget about rinstas, finstas are taking over. As the pressure to be perfect on social media continues to grow, students at Hershey High School (HHS) use the world of fake Instagrams (finsta), rather...

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Molly Glus, Copy Editor September 28, 2016

Snapchat. Twitter. Instagram. Kik. Facebook. Ask.fm. Tinder. These are only a few names of the apps that have taken over the lives of this generation. Athletic. Attractive. Funny. Smart. Social. Perfect...

Palutis poses for a snapchat at Panera Bread in Hummelstown on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Palutis feels frustrated when people open her snapchats and do not reply.

The Addiction: Teenagers and Social Media

March 10, 2016

By Marisa Balanda It is a typical school night for Hershey High School senior Ally Palutis. She and her friends from dance are out to dinner between classes, and Palutis finds herself obsessively refreshing...

Temptation of Technology

January 24, 2016

By: Lexie Corcoran When our parents went to school, the only distractions were doodling and passing notes. Most schools today use technology on a daily basis. It allows for students to access the world...

Bella DAdderio, right, sophomore at HHS and Burston-Green, left, are in the library at HHS  Friday, Sep. 25, 2015. DAdderio helped Burston-Green make online flashcards of her Acedemic Literacy vocab list.

Evolution of Technology Use in Class

January 22, 2016

By Julia Michaelson It is everywhere and evolving fast. Technology is improving all around the world. Hershey High School (HHS) is a school moving towards a more technology based learning style....

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