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Imagine Dragons is ready to ‘ƎVOLVE’ (review)

Imagine Dragons is ready to ‘ƎVOLVE’ (review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

The Award winning band is at it again. Imagine Dragons is an alt-rock band that gained exposure in 2012. Five years later, they are back on the scene with new singles teasing their new album. The songs, “Believer,” “Thunder,” and “Whatever It Takes” are the forefront of the album “Evolve.” ...

Two Perspectives on ‘Dear White People’ (Review)

Two Perspectives on ‘Dear White People’ (Review)

May 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase, Television

The controversial Netflix Original Dear White People is director Justian Simien's tv adaptation of the 2014 film of the same name. Dear White People tells the uncomfortable truths about being a black person in America and its topics have gained a negative response from white people. A&E Editor Ch...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’ delivers an entertaining adventure (Review)

‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’ delivers an entertaining adventure (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

The much anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, rose to meet viewer’s expectations. The film was released on May 5 and has been a hit in theaters. Main character Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) goes on yet another adventure with his team of outcast bandits. The team is hired to protect batte...

Gorillaz come back with power with ‘Humanz’ (Review)

Gorillaz come back with power with ‘Humanz’ (Review)

Olivia Boyd, News Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Music, Reviews

Gorillaz has got the power with their new album Humanz bringing in dance-ready music perfect for any rave. To state the little known obvious, Gorillaz isn’t actually a real band in the sense that its members are fictional. The band members--2D, Murdoc, Russel, and Noodle--are actually the musical styli...

‘This is Where it Ends’ offers a blood chilling reading experience (Review)

‘This is Where it Ends’ offers a blood chilling reading experience (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

This is Where it Ends tells the intense story of a small town school shooting. Marieke Nijkamp writes from four different perspectives as she tells the  fifty-four minute story. Centering a young adult novel on a school shooting is a daunting task. There is much uneasiness and unspoken fear abo...

Welcome to the tapes: ’13 Reasons Why’ (review)

Welcome to the tapes: ’13 Reasons Why’ (review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews, Television

Hannah Baker, live and in stereo. No encore, no reenactments, and  this time, absolutely no requests. First a book and now a Netflix adaption, 13 Reasons Why is a young adult, one-season show that is sweeping the nation with its narrative about a girl who took her life for 13 reasons, or rather, 13 people. ...

Shakespearean Success: CHS honors Hench for dedication to Troupe

Shakespearean Success: CHS honors Hench for dedication to Troupe

Periscope staff
April 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Macbeth. The Tempest. A Midsummer Night's Dream. All have been brought to life on the stage of the Swartz auditorium, a tribute to the unwavering dedication of Shakespeare Troupe adviser, Sue Biondo-Hench, and the hundreds of students that have participated on stage and behind the scenes. Thanks to counseling center secretary Betsy Richwine (and ...

Indoor Percussion goes “Radioactive”

Indoor Percussion goes “Radioactive”

Chaela Williams, A&E Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Events, Music

Carlisle Indoor Percussion’s 2017 show “Toxic City” tells a story of a clean-up crew who are assigned to purify the toxic waste but unfortunately they inhale the dangerous toxins and get high off it. “I think the show is very intense,” senior Joe Brown said. “It’s actually pretty de...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ the tale is told again (Review)

‘Beauty and the Beast’ the tale is told again (Review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

A classic re-imagined, Beauty and the Beast opened last weekend to box office success. If you loved the animated version, then you will feel a sense of deja-vu but it will be a enjoyable blast from the past. Before writing this off as another reboot of a classic, it could be argued this is the way t...

Miller presents her story through colors with “Chapter One” (Review)

Miller presents her story through colors with “Chapter One” (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

Seeing red.  Feeling blue.  Emotions are frequently associated with colors, and for one artist, this combination is a recipe for beautiful music. Former X Factor contestant Bea Miller released “Chapter One: Blue” in late February of 2017. This is the first of three albums she will rele...

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