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The student news site of Carlisle High School


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Tok About Disappointing: How Booktok Ruined Reading (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood and Laura Sands May 13, 2024

For better or for worse, social media has become a part of every single aspect of everyone’s lives, including readers. This has led to the rise of online book communities, known as BookTok (book TikTok),...

An illustration of Margot Robbie holding Barbie sized Jo Koy as she says Your jokes are not Kenough!

Satire Or Sexism?: How Jo Koy’s toxic masculinity proves the point of Barbie (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Perspectives editor March 28, 2024

Women have been disrespected, mocked, and hated for centuries including the Salem Witch Trials, women’s suffrage, and misogyny in the workplace. No matter how hard they work and how much they achieve,...

BRAINS OR BANS: Florida governor Ron DeSantis moves to eradicate the course AP Psychology in an effort to censor students from LGBTQ+ content.

AP Psychology in Florida: The Mind Boggling Ban (Editorial)

Natalia Iannucci, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Within the first few weeks of the new school year, the Republican governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, has decided to “effectively ban”  the College Board Advanced Placement Psychology course from Florida...

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,...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

THEMATIC ENTRANCE: Kylie Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the In America: An Anthology of Fashion exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The decline of the Met (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

The flashing lights of cameras and thousand-dollar gowns are what makes the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events of the year. always has big stars and A-list...

STAGING FOR SHAKESPEARE: The writer (second from right) and her fellow castmates rehearse for the upcoming performance of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream. This is just one of the shows that has helped the writers love for theatre blossom.

Here for the drama: Why theatre is such a beautiful art form (Editorial)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

Theatre began all the way back in Ancient Greece and has evolved into an art form that people all over the world now love, including me. From Shakespeare’s plays to the booming musicals of Broadway,...

FINDING THE RIGHT PIECES: What does the lunch of a picky pescatarian look like? Writer Rylie Workman discovered that it was important to think about healthy food consumption when limiting ones dietary options.

Making good choices (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

Being a picky eater is difficult. Deciding what to eat can be challenging when you limit yourself to certain things. When you add on another limit, like vegetarianism, pescetarianism, or veganism, that...

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