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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The AP African American Studies ban in Florida wont allow students to take the College Board created course.

Oppressors take the Classroom: Why Politicians don’t belong in the debate over AP African American Studies (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

It is the year 2023, but it seems this country is pedaling back in time. Florida governor Ron DeSantis has stripped the opportunity to take AP African American Studies from hundreds of prospective students....

Let the Madness Begin: Which teams can make noise in a tournament filled with upsets? (Editorial)

Let the Madness Begin: Which teams can make noise in a tournament filled with upsets? (Editorial)

Bryce Wolaver, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The first 16 seeds for March Madness were revealed on February 18. The four #1 seeds are Alabama (#1 overall seed), Houston, Purdue, and Kansas. The rest of the seeds are as follows:  #2 Seeds: Texas,...

WRITING AND RIBBONS: Jennas personal copy of Little Women lays adorned with some of her stereotypically feminine belongings.

Inspiring Girlhood: How the March Sisters display ideal femininity (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

Growing up as a girl is difficult, especially with a plethora of societal pressures regarding what it means to be feminine. Greta Gerwig's 2019 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women changed...

Valentines Day items purchased from the store. Love is symbolized by heart shaped items.

In Love With Consumerism? TikTok and Social Media Branding are Responsible (Editorial)

Myana Brown, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

In many countries around the world, Valentine’s Day represents the quintessential day of love and gifts. In an increasingly materialistic world, people are purchasing more and more every single year....

Care-free cheerleader shadow.

The Truth About Cheer Culture (Editorial)

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

Bright lights shining, people screaming as you run onto the mat, and the cameras clicking. Jumps, stunts, cheers, and dances are what most think about when they think of cheerleading, but there is so much...

The Carlisle Crazies show the importance of home field.

Home Field Disadvantage?: How the NFL messed up again. (Editorial)

Bryce Wolaver, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

The NFL canceled the Bills-Bengals game after Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field in the first quarter. There is lots of confusion surrounding the decision. Fans are questioning the decision,...

PAY TO TWEET: Musk has even posited putting the entire app behind a paywall of an unknown amount.

Cheers to Musk: Destroying Twitter before it could destroy itself (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor December 2, 2022

Twitter, the town square of the world, with over 396.5 million users across the globe, has a new king. Billionaire and local tyrant, Elon Musk bought the app for $44 billion on October 27th after months...

Books presented on a bookshelf at the Carlisle High School library.

Book Bans: Access to books should be guaranteed (Editorial)

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As children, we learned to embrace our uniqueness with Camilla Cream and to imagine with Harold and his purple crayon. The tons of unforgettable memories of reading childhood books have a huge influence...

five phones displaying the start screens of social media apps

Life Through a Screen: How social media is detrimental to teenage mental health (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Being a teenager 20 years ago was like driving on a flat plain, but now it is like riding a roller coaster with thousands of ups and downs. Before Instagram and Snapchat, high school students did not have...

A heart-shaped balloon flies, decorating a memorial site outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Monday, May 30, 2022. In a town as small as Uvalde, even those who didnt lose their own child lost someone. Some say now that closeness is both their blessing and their curse: they can lean on each other to grieve. But every single one of them is grieving. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

80 Minutes of Horror: Why did the Robb Elementary tragedy happen? (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

There is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said. On May 24, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas with two AR-15s. He killed 19 children, ages 8-11, and...

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