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  • Unplugged stages eclectic night of performances

    Unplugged stages eclectic night of performances

    Courtney Nielsen, Staff writer

    June 9, 2017

    Last week, members of the Hillsborough community got together to appreciate music at HHS’s annual “Unplugged” event. Robert Fenster, history teacher at HHS, has been running Unplugged since 2002 and says the show gets its name from its all-acoustic nature. Originally, the event was created t...

    Student assistance counselor Gil Pilarte and junior Stella Pashaian performing a Bob Dylan tune at Unplugged.

    by Courtney Nielsen

  • Boys track breaks school record

    Boys track breaks school record

    Liz Reilly, Staff Writer

    June 9, 2017

    The boys track team proves once again that they are a force to be reckoned with. On May 27, the boys 4x400 team broke a Hillsborough High School record at Sectionals. Joseph Bevilacqua, Kennedy Penn, Jeremy Shipley, and Thomas Deluca brought home this huge accomplishment for the Raiders. After previous...

    Senior Joe Bevilacqua joined forces with Jeremy Shipley, Thomas Deluca, and Kennedy Penn to set a new school record in the 4X400 relay race.

    by Joe Bevilacqua

  • Sophomore Sportscenter emerges as champion

    Sophomore Sportscenter emerges as champion

    Brooke McCormick and Eric Booth

    May 12, 2017

    This year, the sophomore class upset the upperclassmen by taking first place at Spirit Night. Despite falling behind early on for Spirit Year to the Juniors and Seniors, the sophomores got it together and pulled out the win at Spirit Night. Numerous wins in the majority of the categories helped the so...

    Sophomore Sportscenter gets hyped at the start of Spirit Night. They ended up winning Spirit Night.

    by Jennifer Klein

  • Jersey Juniors impress at Spirit Night 2017

    Jersey Juniors impress at Spirit Night 2017

    Alex Cole and Courtney Nielsen

    May 12, 2017

    Despite a third place finish in Spirit Night and a second place finish in spirit year, the Jersey Juniors performed impressively across the board, winning key events. Perhaps the three biggest wins for the juniors came with the commons display, the t-shirt, and the chant. Organized by The Voic...

    Junior Sean Jackson competes against senior Phivos Christodoulides in the Tic-Tac-Toe Relay.

    by Nick Bruno

  • Baseball opens season with walk-off against Hunterdon Central

    Baseball opens season with walk-off against Hunterdon Central

    Courtney Nielsen, Staff writer

    April 4, 2017

    On April 3, the varsity baseball team opened its season with a big 2-1 win over Hunterdon Central, a top 20 team according to local newspapers. This season will feature multiple young players because of the key seniors lost last season. However, junior Matt Kuc is optimistic coming off their first ...

    Junior Chris Coutts helped hurl the Raiders to an impressive opening day victory over reigning county champions, Hunterdon Central.

    courtesy of MIlan Rose

Latin students erupt for Pompeii Day

Latin students erupt for Pompeii Day

Alex Cole, Staff writer

Last Friday, the Latin Honor Society hosted its annual Pompeii Day, where students taking Latin had the unique opportunity to build and erupt volcanoes in the senior courtyard. The event is a fun time for students, who ac...

June 9, 2017

Will salt return to school cafeterias under Trump?

Alex Cole and Courtney Nielsen

As a result of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiatives, school cafeterias have undergone major changes. At HHS specifically, the removal of salt packets from the cafeteria leads the list. But, as speculated, ...

June 5, 2017

Latin students take Manhattan: Annual trip to Metropolitan Museum of Art was a Success

Latin students take Manhattan: Annual trip to Metropolitan Museum of Art was a Success

Courtney Nielsen, Staff writer

On April 26, 50 Latin students traveled to New York City to attend the annual field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Latin teacher Dr. Ralph Smith has been taking students on this trip for 14 years. According to ...

May 16, 2017

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Girls lacrosse comes back to advance in Somerset County Tournament

Alex Cole, Staff writer

The girl’s lacrosse team mounted an epic comeback Monday, which culminated with a 12-11 Hillsborough victory in the team’s first game of the county tournament. Down 9-5 at halftime, the third seeded girls came out strong to ...

May 10, 2017

Lady Raiders Softball Team Seeks First Win

Lady Raiders Softball Team Seeks First Win

Brooke McCormick, Staff Writer

As winter has come to an end, and the weather has gotten warmer, the softball season has begun. Last year, Lady Raiders Softball had a winning record of 15 wins and 10 losses. Five seniors that contributed greatly to the...

April 19, 2017

Boys Tennis Looks to Compete with County Heavyweights

Boys Tennis Looks to Compete with County Heavyweights

Liz Reilly, Staff Writer

The boys tennis team is ready to take on this season with some new threats in the singles competition! Max Kim, a freshman, is prepared to surprise his opponents with his high level of play, despite his young age. Another ...

April 7, 2017

  • Boys Lacrosse opens season, splits first two contests April 4, 2017
  • Girls Lacrosse Opens Season 1-1 April 3, 2017
  • Girls hoops finishes with nine wins, the most in six seasons March 8, 2017
  • Grapplers continue to grind despite rocky road February 22, 2017
  • Girls basketball looks to turn around season February 2, 2017

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Steve Stephens Found Dead

Eric Booth, Staff Writer

Tragedy struck the city of Cleveland, Ohio, this past weekend. Robert Godwin was walking down a street in the Glenville neighborhood after enjoying an Easter meal with his family. Little did he know that...

April 20, 2017

Bill O’Reilly is removed from Fox after two decades

Bill O’Reilly is removed from Fox after two decades

Liz Reilly, Staff Writer

Bill O’Reilly will be leaving Fox News after a two-decade reign due to confirmed sexual harassment cases resulted in multiple lawsuits filed  against the former prime-time host. The New York Times wa...

April 20, 2017

Attacks in Syria Shock the World

Attacks in Syria Shock the World

April 7, 2017

Terror Attack Jolts London

Terror Attack Jolts London

March 24, 2017

President Trump has busy first month in the Oval Office

President Trump has busy first month in the Oval Office

February 22, 2017

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30 Burgers gains attention of local teens

30 Burgers gains attention of local teens

Eric Booth, Staff writer

Not 15, not 20, not 25, it’s 30 Burgers! Now open in Nelson’s Corner, replacing Philly Pretzel Place, 30 Burgers is the latest eatery to hit Hillsborough, and it is al...

June 16, 2017

The Tony Awards – Broadway’s biggest night

The Tony Awards – Broadway’s biggest night

Brooke McCormick, Staff writer

On Sunday, June 11, hundreds of actors and actresses got together at the Tony Awards to honor the numerous musicals and plays this year on Broadway. The host of this year...

June 16, 2017

Ariana Grande brings positivity to Manchester

Ariana Grande brings positivity to Manchester

Brooke McCormick, Staff writer

On May 22, once the Ariana Grande concert ended at Manchester Arena, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside of one of the exits as fans were making their way out of th...

June 8, 2017

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Jeff Cowen and Elena Wei

Dear Editor: The Voice's Alex Cole recently wrote an article, "Why America Should not Take in Syrian Refugees", advocating for the US to halt its acceptance of Syrian and Ir...

November 25, 2015

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