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A sample ranked choice voting ballot for a fictitious election.

The Future of Voting? (Editorial)

Noah Guillaume, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

The current voting system doesn’t represent the people.  This voting system gives people only two viable choices for candidates to represent them in government. Present elections result in the people...

The picture features an oil drill with the world on fire in the background.

Willow Will Pave the Way to Humanity’s Destruction (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Perspectives editor April 21, 2023

It's 2023 and animals are losing their homes, temperatures are rising abnormally, and the air is being polluted. World leaders have acknowledged that climate change is a dire issue, but the US government...

The matchups for the NBA Playoffs will make for impressive viewing.

Race for the Crown: An inside look at who can win the NBA title (Editorial)

Bryce Wolaver, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

The NBA Playoffs tipped off on Saturday, April 15. Each year, the top eight seeds from the Western & Eastern conferences compete for a chance to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy and be crowned NBA Champions....

Some of the frontrunning teams represented by their hats.

Play Ball: Who will make noise in 2023?

Bryce Wolaver , Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Batter up! Major League Baseball's opening day is today, March 30th. This will be the 119th season, as the league was officially founded in 1903. Up until 1961, each team played 154 games. The season expanded...

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, Perspectives editor 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,...

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