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  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

Glimmer of Hope: How a movement sparked from tragedy (Review)

Glimmer of Hope: How a movement sparked from tragedy (Review)

Abigail Lindsay, A&E Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews

On Feb 14, 2018, one of the worst school shootings in American history took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  While most people in Parkland mourned the loss of those who had died, a small group of students were frantically working together to create a movement...

Oscar Contenders of 2019

Oscar Contenders of 2019

Lillianne Hogsten, Photo Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

As the 2018 year winds down and the predicted nomination are thrown about, simple movie-goers and enthusiastic critics alike settle down and reflect on the movies that defined this year in film. The excitement for cinema lovers such as myself begins just before the start of December each year, when awa...

18 songs that made 2018 (Playlist)

18 songs that made 2018 (Playlist)

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music, Playlists, Showcase

This year had been filled with hits from Drake’s “God’s Plan”, to “Tequila” by Dan and Shay.  Practically every genre has held a major spot on the Billboard chart with the diverse music suiting everyone’s taste.  Here’s a list of the top 18 songs that made 2018. ...

Thrilling innovation: ‘Into The Spider-Verse’ creates a compelling narrative and art style (Review)

Thrilling innovation: ‘Into The Spider-Verse’ creates a compelling narrative and art style (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

Into the Spider-Verse combines design and storytelling to create a new perspective on superhero films through what is sure to be a timeless classic for years to come. Into the Spider-Verse follows Miles Morales, originally from the Ultimate Marvel series, as he becomes Spider-Man. The villain...

Fallout 76: Truly terrible or unfinished masterpiece? (Review)

Fallout 76: Truly terrible or unfinished masterpiece? (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews, Technology

Fallout 76 is a recently released game that has been viewed poorly by critics and gamer's alike. The game definitely has many negative points, but is it truly deserving of these poor ratings? Game play is the core function of every single game, and Fallout 76 creates a game play experience based on wh...

The Grinch: Will it replace the original Christmas classic? (Review)

The Grinch: Will it replace the original Christmas classic? (Review)

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

The new and beautifully animated The Grinch movie has been highly anticipated by both children and parents this holiday season.  The film was produced by Universal Studios and came out on November 9.   The movie has been doing extremely well in theaters with The New York Times stating the movie “is raking in ...

“A Brief Inquiry” into The 1975’s new album (Review)

“A Brief Inquiry” into The 1975’s new album (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

The 1975 is back with a very diverse and thought-provoking new album. Their third studio album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, was released on Nov 30, 2018. The dramatic opening in the first song entitled “The 1975” immediately caught my attention. A chorus of synthesized voices s...

The Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

The Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

  WARNING: spoilers ahead  The Netflix original film The Haunting of Hill House is a thrilling and haunting show that producers have made come to life on the TV screen.  The show is based on the novel originally written by Shirley Jackson in 1959.   The TV show depicts a family who has purchased a b...

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Bohemian Rhapsody brings the legacy of the band Queen back to life, through a thrilling and heartfelt movie.  The film follows the life of Freddie Mercury, with his journey in the legendary band and how he  lived his life as a British bisexual man in the mid to late 20th century. The movie portrays Mercury’s personality as drama...

‘Next Gen’: futuristic friends and problems (Review)

‘Next Gen’: futuristic friends and problems (Review)

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead Next Gen is a futuristic and adventurous Netflix original film.  This unique film began streaming on Sept 7. Next Gen takes place in a technologically advanced city called Grainland, where it chronicles the life of an adolescent named Mai Su.  Mai has had a troubling c...

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