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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.

Donald Trump and Russia on ISIS (Editorial)

Donald Trump and Russia on ISIS (Editorial)

Autiana Easley, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

I strongly disagree with our president sharing sensitive information that is in the hands of the United States. Although he supposedly has the right to do so, did he forget confidentiality? On May 16, 2017, at 7:03 A.M., Donald Trump finally admitted via Twitter to sharing sensitive and top-secret...

Health care is a right (Editorial)

Health care is a right (Editorial)

Maya Daye, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


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Health care has been a topic that has been widely debated globally for a while. The healthcare debate is especially heated in the United States. As of 2017, the U.S. is the only developed country that does not have nation-wide healthcare. The Facts As a whole, we pay around $2.8 trillion annua...

Let millennials have their trends (Editorial)

Let millennials have their trends (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspecitives Editor

May 15, 2017


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Millennials, born between 1982 and 2003, are often looked down on by older generations for their continuously changing trends and obsession with smart phones. Millennials, however, are actually essential for the future economy. The Brookings Institution predicts that “millennials will make up as much as 75% of the U.S. workforce by 202...

End the stigma against blue collar work (Editorial)

End the stigma against blue collar work (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspectives Editor

April 12, 2017


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Blue collar work is any work that deals with manual labor or physical work. This includes mechanics, plumbers, fireman, and even dental hygienists. These careers are often looked down on, but are necessary to the function of society. Society as a whole has deemed physical labor as inferior to office...

‘Bee’ amazed by gardening (Editorial)

‘Bee’ amazed by gardening (Editorial)

Olivia Boyd, News Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

In a recent effort to help increase the declining bee population, Cheerios gave away 1.5 billion wildflower seeds. While the effort is in good taste and could potentially help, the various amounts of seeds include packets of plants that could include invasive species that are banned in certain st...

What feminism really means (Editorial)

What feminism really means (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspectives Editor

March 24, 2017


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Feminism was once a term that meant equality between the genders. In recent years, it can often be heard being associated with “man-hating.” But feminism isn’t about one gender being better than the other. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines feminism as being “the theory of the political,...

Myth vs Fact: Mental Illness (Editorial)

Myth vs Fact: Mental Illness (Editorial)

Maya Daye, Perspectives writer

March 23, 2017


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Mental illness is a topic that is very controversial. Some people think people fake mental illnesses for attention, while others think that it is very serious and should not be taken lightly no matter what. Some people think that it doesn’t even exist. There are various myths about things regarding...

Increasing concern over eating disorders (Editorial)

Increasing concern over eating disorders (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspectives Editor

January 31, 2017


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Eating disorders are often associated with unhealthy eating habits that result in malnutrition and starving oneself, usually women. This is a false stereotype. It affects people of all ages, of both genders, and often doesn’t involve starving at all. Despite stereotypes, eating disorders aren’t...

The citizens have spoken (Editorial)

The citizens have spoken (Editorial)

Samantha Martin, News Writer

January 12, 2017


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The citizens of Carlisle have spoken: they will not stand for discrimination of any kind. On December 9, 2016, the Carlisle Borough passed the LGBT Protection Ordinance, which details protections for the LGBT community. “The Borough of Carlisle finds that it is of high public importance to adopt...

School has positive effects on students (Editorial)

School has positive effects on students (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspectives Editor

January 6, 2017


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It’s common knowledge that many students take advantage of extra time during school breaks to catch up on sleep. With no school, they have the opportunity to sleep in later than they may normally would. Yet having school five days a week does have its benefits for students. For example, working...

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