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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.

BTS rising in fame while spreading positivity

BTS rising in fame while spreading positivity

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under A&E

Bangtan Sonyeondan, more commonly known as BTS, is a Korean pop band whose popularity has skyrocketed all over the world.    The band members include Kim Nam Joon (RM), Kim Seok Jin (Jin), Min Yoon Gi (Suga), Jung Ho-seok (J-Hope), Park Ji-Min (Jimin), Kim Tae Hyung (V), and Jeon Jeongguk (Jungkook). ...

Twenty One Pilots creates brilliant backstory for upcoming album ‘Trench’ (Review)

Twenty One Pilots creates brilliant backstory for upcoming album ‘Trench’ (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

Twenty One Pilots is back with new music, and this time they’ve also created an entire universe. In 2017, drummer Josh Dun accepted an award for the most dedicated fan base at the Alternative Press Awards. He said, “Tyler wishes he could be here; he’s actually off severing ties with Dema.” N...

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Cameron Fritz, Publications Manager

September 24, 2018


Filed under Games, Sports

[analytics-counter] In the age of competitive video games, the definition of sport is being challenged. In a professional gaming world where players participate in tournaments, one game sought to change that, and bring eSports as close as it has ever been to traditional sports.  Overwatch, a highl...

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...

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