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Brain boost: books to jumpstart your school year

Brain boost: books to jumpstart your school year

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

Whether you spent your summer with your head in a book, traveling the world, or on the football field, a good book always helps with the stress and exhaustion a new school year brings.  Here are some books that we recommend you read to jump start your school year.   Realistic Fiction: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas*...

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase, Television

Girls Incarcerated is an eight-episode Netflix original show featuring teen inmates at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. Since the show was released, the facility has been closed. This show highlights the struggles of the girls serving time in the correctional facility. The ...

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

Let's just get one thing straight: I hate standardized tests, and until recently I was not the type of person to pick up a book in my free time. However, Multiple Choice left me speechless. The novel is broken into five sections: excluded term, sentence order, sentence completion, sentence eliminatio...

New Weeknd album carries raw emotion (Review)

New Weeknd album carries raw emotion (Review)

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

On the six-track, My Dear Melancholy, The Weeknd continues to develop his emotional and soulful R&B. Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, had no releases in 2017. He finally released My Dear Melancholy on March 30, 2018, which was presumed to be about his past relationship...

Carlisle ‘shake’down: The search for the perfect chocolate milkshake (Video)

Carlisle ‘shake’down: The search for the perfect chocolate milkshake (Video)

Carol Etzel and Treston Johnson

April 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Places, Reviews, Showcase

A&E writers Treston and Carol embarked on a journey through Carlisle in search of the perfect chocolate milkshake. They created a rubric and traveled to two of the most popular, non-chain ice cream shops in town: Massey's and Leo's....

HQ Trivia ‘gets down to the nitty gritty’ with increasing prize money (Review)

HQ Trivia ‘gets down to the nitty gritty’ with increasing prize money (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase, Technology

$300,000 dollars is now only a handful of questions away, thanks to the app HQ Trivia (HQ). Every day at 3 pm and 9 pm EST (although times can vary), host Scott Rogowsky greets his audience of between one to two million “HQties” (a nickname he created for the fans of HQ). He streams the trivia...

My conversation with an author: more then a delicious read (Editorial)

My conversation with an author: more then a delicious read (Editorial)

Claire Neiberg, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

Recently for an English paper, I read Erica Bauermeister's The School of Essential Ingredients.  My personal experience reading this novel was different from the classic reader and incredibly special. Throughout the drafting stages of my paper, I had several email conversations with Bauermeister, learni...

Behind the scenes: Students prepare for Shakespeare spring production (Video)

Behind the scenes: Students prepare for Shakespeare spring production (Video)

Claire Neiberg

April 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Events, Media, Showcase, Videos

Merry Wives of Windsor Swartz Auditorium April 19-21 7:30 pm Free, donations accepted    

Behind the screens: how movies are rated on online sites

Behind the screens: how movies are rated on online sites

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

When indecisiveness hits, and you can’t decide what movie to watch, many turn to online movie sites. The number or percentage given on these sites can be the deciding factor on whether or not a movie is worth your time. However, many people don’t know how these scores were calculated, or what...

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