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New desserts on the table: unique pies found in Carlisle

These five pies will help you break up the ordinary pies you have for the holidays. Each pie is unique and can bring a new taste to your holiday meal.

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Pie has been a Thanksgiving essential since even before it was a nationally recognized holiday, thanks to Sarah Josepha Hale, a 19th century woman who promoted making Thanksgiving a national holiday through her writings and recipes, most notably her pumpkin pie recipe  Although sometimes the same appl...

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are some the most classic Halloween films.  Each movie falls under a different genre, to appeal to all people.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

If the rain is too much for you, and you’d rather curl up in a blanket and watch some classic Halloween movies, here are some suggestions: Comedy Beetlejuice (1988) Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 93 minutes Starring: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis Summary: A dead couple returns to ...

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

While already a box office smash, the new Joker movie has also created some controversy over concerns of violence, with an increase of police presence at showings.

Periscope Staff

October 26, 2019

The newest Joker movie released on October 4 has drawn both a large crowd of fans yet has also been the center of controversy.  In this side-by-side story, we have written both a review of the Joker movie as well as an editorial to go in-depth about what has made this movie such a hot topic of disc...

Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

A promotional photo from the movie

Nadia Startzman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

As much as you might want to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it is hard to avoid being seen.  The new movie Tall Girl, which can be found on Netflix, is a romantic comedy with important life lessons. It isn’t up for any awards yet but after a while, more and more people will start noticing ...

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these restaurants, becoming popular with teenagers and college students. Mt. Fuji is an Asian cuisine restaurant on 1...

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

The latest film in the It franchise was released on Sept 6. The darker, more realistic portrayals of Pennywise and his victims will leave you scared yet thrilled.

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Once defeated by the members of the Losers’ Club, the evil clown Pennywise has come back after twenty-seven years to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine once again.    When the remake of It came out in 2017, director Andrés Muschietti (the third director involved in the process) decided to split the original Steven King story (pu...

A ‘map’ to the charts: BTS releases new album

A 'map' to the charts: BTS releases new album

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

BTS, otherwise known as Bangtan Sonyeondan (방탄소년난), is a Korean pop boy band. Almost six years after their debut, they released their latest album, Map of the Soul: Persona on Apr 12. The much-anticipated album had over three million pre-order sales and broke records worldwide. They debuted...

Heading off stress: Anxiety and relaxation apps (Review)

Calmharm, Youper, and Headspace are three apps that can help to improve your day to day life and mental health awareness.

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

In this day and age, technology, especially phones, in particular, can often get a bad rap. They’re perceived as being distractive objects, only used for social media. However, our devices can have many different uses, and not all of them are bad.   Almost one out of five adults struggle with ...

Let the ‘Game’ begin: Students make predictions about final ‘Avengers’ film (Video)

With the upcoming release of

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is easily one of the most anticipated movies of the decade. It is the fourth movie of the Avengers franchise, continuing the surprising cliffhanger from Avengers: Infinity War. Periscope staff asked members of the student body trivia and general Marvel-related questions in preparati...

Shaking up the industry: Billie Eilish releases first album (Review)

Billie Eilish is known for having unique visuals to accompany her songs.  Eilish's album was released March 29, and quickly became a success.

Abigail Lindsay, A&E Editor

April 11, 2019

At only age 17, singer and songwriter Billie Eilish is completely changing the music industry.  Eilish’s first studio album titled WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO? was just released on Mar 31 and already turning out to be a massive success.   Billboard estimated that the album will reach a...

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