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ADDICTIVE CHAOS: The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang tells the story of Rin, a 14-year old war orphan in Ancient China. Kuangs novel combines history, science fiction and fantasy to explore the horrors of war through the experiences of children.

Sacrificial flowers: ‘The Poppy War’ shows the brutality of war through historical fiction lens (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

  Set in ancient China and inspired by early 20th century China, the Second-Sino Japanese War, and the Forgotten Holocaust, The Poppy Wars was a debut novel for R.F. Kuang about war, shamanism,...

BRACE FOR THE BOOM:  Andrew Garfield brings playwright Jonathan Larson to life in the Netflix original film, Tick, Tick...BOOM! Larson is most famously known for his musical, Rent.

‘Tick, Tick’……tick, tick……boom? (Review)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

It’s 1990’s New York, a composer is trying his hardest to write songs for a musical. He’s hit a block and can’t think of any ideas, the pressure is on.  Recently, Netflix released a musical...

PERFECTLY POISED: Tom Holland prepares to strike into action in the latest release in the Spider-Man universe, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Released on Friday Dec 17, the movie offers numerous moments of storyline contentment as Marvel nods to the franchises longtime fans.

Who is Peter Parker? ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ (Review)

Jenna Coller, Perspectives Editor December 20, 2021

  The head-to-head battle between Spider-Man (Tom Holland) and Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) that took place at the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) left us wondering what else is in store...

ALL EYES ON ME: Sophomore Sophie Akujobi (bottom center) gives directions to the cast of Titus Andronica (left to right: Sharon Kolubah, Lex Boyd, Aiden Wilt, Jacob Haney, Aedan Shevlin, Felonica Kirkham) during an afternoon rehearsal onstage in the Swartz Auditorium. “I cried at the end because it all went together so well,” Akujobi said, “and after the show I found each and every one of them and gave them a hug and told them how proud I was!”

‘All the world’s a stage’: Behind the scenes at the 2021 Shakespeare Troupe Fall Fest (Photos)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor December 17, 2021

    Who: Shakespeare Troupe What: Behind the scenes for fall fest When: Dec 2 Where: Swartz auditorium Why: For the love of all things Shakespeare

FEEL THE LUV:  C-Luv Thrift, located at 20 N. Hanover Street, is known for their fun finds and love of all things Carlisle-related. They are also involved in several service projects geared towards helping the greater Carlisle community.

Share the ‘Luv’: Small business owners give back to the community

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

In downtown Carlisle, there is a lot of “Luv” to be shared. C-Luv Thrift’s first opening was in February 2018, with owners Mary Carlton and George Kretzing, who decided to open a store where the...

BRIGHT LIGHTS: The neon red sign of the Fillmore glows while a night of community forged in music comes together under its roof.

‘Still smiling and laughing’: The Front Bottoms concert instills a sense of togetherness (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor November 15, 2021

  Amongst the chaos and craziness in the world, one of the few, if not the only thing that has the ability to bring us together, is music. In a society still undergoing a global pandemic, music...

REYLO: This novel is the author’s debut novel and is based off of Hazelwood’s Star Wars fanfiction. Hazelwood creates a perfect experiment of what happens when you combine science and romance.

Scientific methods of romance: ‘The Love Hypothesis’ (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

If you like banter, women in STEM/academia, LGBTQ+ and BIPOC representation, relatable characters, and amazing friendships, then The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood is for you. The main character,...

CAPTAIN CARTER: Peggy Carter takes place of Captain America during episode one of What If...?. Captain Carter became an inspirational figure during her superhero debut.

‘What If…?’: Marvel perplexes fans with enthralling new show (Review)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

What if Peggy Carter was given the super-serum instead of Steve Rogers? What if T’Challa became Starlord instead of Peter Quill? Marvel’s What If…?, directed by Bryan Andrews with head writer...

SLAUGHTER STANCE: The Marvel Comics super villain Carnage makes his live action debut. The fan favorite archenemy to Venom and Spiderman has had dozens of comic and cartoon appearances, but now gets to unleash Carnage on the big screen.

‘Let There Be’ more time: ‘Venom 2’ poisons itself with rushed storytelling (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief October 18, 2021

Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the sequel to 2018’s Venom, hit theaters on October 1 with opening weekend earnings of $90.1 million at the box office, officially getting moviegoers back to the big...

FLOORING AUDIENCES: Senior Renee Blacksmith and juniors Charlie Carlton and James Crawford take to the stage at the First Cup Coffeehouse performance night. Members of the band Under the Floorboards, they performed Somethin’ Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra.

Brewing up a storm: Coffeehouse presents ’21-22 First Cup

Grace Pak, Guest Writer October 14, 2021

On Friday, September 24th, from 7-9 PM, the CHS Coffeehouse program held its first concert of the year.  Despite almost three inches of rain the day before, the show was able to be held outdoors in the...

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