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The student news site of Carlisle High School

Periscope

The student news site of Carlisle High School

Periscope

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...

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...

MORE THAN WORDS: If you are one of the millions of people that have enjoyed the word game Wordle, check out the various spin-off puzzles that the game has inspired.

Game on: ‘Wordle’ spin-offs for every interest (Review)

Grace Pak, Guest Writer April 6, 2022

By now, you've probably heard of the popular game Wordle. You have six guesses to figure out the daily five-letter word based on color-coded hints. Maybe you're craving more, bored of it, or maybe...

CLIP THAT: A college of headlines, tweets, and photos following Russias declaration of war on Ukraine. Social media has played an important role in not only showing the world what is happening but helping the world show support for Ukraine.

Eyes wide open, shoulders strong: How social media is influencing the world’s reaction to the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor March 8, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian leader of Russia, declared war on its neighboring country, Ukraine. Putin initially thought that the conflict would follow like the Russian invasion...

VIRAL VERSE: Collections of works such as Wonderland by Matthew Dickman, Leatherbound Love Poems Collection (Barnes and Noble Exclusive), and Life of the Party by Olivia Gatwood, which found fame on TikTok.  A variety of poetry genres have found home on the bookshelves and in the hearts of teenagers right next to their favorite cup of coffee.

Comfort and composition: Adolescent expression through poetry (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2022

Literature has always been a crucial aspect of human expression. Especially during 2020, when most of the world was locked inside their homes, escapism became the only way of staying sane and poetry provided...

IRONIC INQUIRY: Album art by Elsie Cairns depicts a cat being crushed to death by an anvil, highlighting the irony in the question, Are you alright?

Cat Crushed: “Are You Alright?” (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor September 22, 2021

Lovejoy (also known as LVJY) is an English indie rock band based in Brighton. They debuted on May 9, 2021 with their EP Are You Alright? along with a music video for their song, "One Day." The band...

SMOKY SCENES: This album cover was designed to represent the highly polluted London area.

Covid Clear: “Your City Gave Me Asthma” (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor January 21, 2021

2020 was certainly one that will go down in history as a raging pandemic, wildfires in Australia, and political climates in turmoil gripped our world in their icy talons. However, there is a bright...

Video games and controller shown thrown in trash, as social media protests can sometimes be directed towards violent video games.

#Protest: Does online social activism actually work? (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Staff writer December 10, 2019

Protests, boycotts, and social activism are staples of our modern society. People have stood together to create change regarding social issues countless times in the past decade. Many protests do actively...

The familiar sight of a cell phone sitting on a desk is one for the past.  CHS has instituted a new policy that expects students to put their phones away during instructional time.

Phone free: CHS introduces a revised cell phone policy for students

Taylor Hurt, Staff writer October 22, 2019

It can be hard for students to put their cell phones down, yet Carlisle High School is focusing on getting students to be more engaged with their academic classes.   A new cell phone policy was implemented...

Delete: How Social Media is Eliminating Individuality

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor February 7, 2019

Even though students do not randomly break out into song to express their feelings, Glee got one thing right. There is a social pyramid in high school and everybody aspires to be at the top. Social...

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