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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.

Katy Perry needs to ‘Roar’ louder (Review)

Katy Perry needs to ‘Roar’ louder (Review)

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

November 1, 2013


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

When one thinks of Katy Perry, they usually picture her in colorful outfits and singing about boys and partying. This is to be expected considering that her last album, “Teenage Dream,” was one of the most successful albums of all time and featured both of these topics.  The album was all about...

The next generation is here: which console should you choose? (Preview)

The next generation is here: which console should you choose? (Preview)

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

October 7, 2013


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Technology

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner.  Every year the holiday season brings everyone together, helping us put aside our differences and be joyful, but it also brings a lot of new videogames to the market. In the same way that movies dominate the summer, videogames own the fall...

‘All the school’s a stage’: Shakespeare Troupe readies for Fall Festival

‘All the school’s a stage’: Shakespeare Troupe readies for Fall Festival

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

October 4, 2013


Filed under A&E, Events

Humor, drama, tragedy, and comedy: all in one night. On December 5, the event of the season will soon occur: The Shakespeare Fall Festival.  Going into its 23rd year, as adviser Sue Biondo-Hench says, "All the school's a stage!" Students from each grade are welcome to attend this year's much-anticipated festival. CHS...

Common prices, uncommon quality found at Society6 (Review)

Common prices, uncommon quality found at Society6 (Review)

Zach Brehm, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Technology

While the unmade beds, piles of clothes, and empty dishes found in most teenager’s rooms can make quite a statement, there are certainly better options for your household decor. Great art can be found anywhere from thrift shops to professional galleries, but it is often priced beyond what high...

Can “Grand Theft Auto V” live up to its series legacy? (Review)

Can “Grand Theft Auto V” live up to its series legacy? (Review)

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

September 29, 2013


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews

“Grand Theft Auto” is a game that draws a lot of criticism.  As a series in which you can go from running over pedestrians to interacting with individuals working in the world's oldest profession, it’s developed a reputation of being a plague to our youth as well as one of the greatest game series...

Fawning over “Fangirl” (Review)

Fawning over “Fangirl” (Review)

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

September 27, 2013


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews

Rainbow Rowell is back with a vengeance.  Her newest novel, Fangirl, hit the shelves on September 10 and is better than ever. The novel is about an introverted college student, Cath, who is a social outcast.  Set in a Nebraskan university, Cath struggles to make friends and her Fiction Writing class ...

Apply yourself: Apps for the productive student (Review)

Apply yourself: Apps for the productive student (Review)

Zach Brehm, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Technology

It is hard to believe that today’s iPhones have nearly 100 times the computing power of the average satellite. In fact, satellites designed to run on little more than a smartphone processor are currently in development by NASA, saving costs and improving efficiency.  Now, if only the average smartphone...

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