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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...

“My favorite place on the campus is the stadium and track. Too many late-night games and meets to forget.” -Ryan Jerev

No place like home: Seniors share their favorite spots on campus (photos)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Check out each photo for a quote from a senior about why this spot is their comfort place while on campus.

THUNDERING BISON BEATS: CHS mascot, Thor, sports the classic graduation attire and his very own set of headphones to check out our class of 2022 senior soundtrack. Check it out on Spotify (@chsperiscope).

Head-bopping Bison Bangers: 2022 Senior Soundtrack

Periscope Staff, Staff May 17, 2022

Thank to the seniors that contributed to this playlist! This is your soundtrack to a senior year worthy of remembering. Follow us on Spotify at @CHSPeriscope and check out our other playlists.

BOY MEETS BOY: A compare-and-contrast moment between the Heartstopper web-comic cover and Netflix adaptations actors, Kit Connor (left) and Joe Locke (right).

‘Heartstopper’: Colorfully authentic (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2022

Even before its debut on April 22, Netflix’s Heartstopper dominated Twitter’s trending tab and skyrocketed to the top once released. Pulling over 929,000 engagements with only eight episodes, audiences...

LEAN ON ME: Emilia Jones as Ruby Rossi and Troy Kotsur as her father sit in the bed of their truck in CODA, the award-winning film about a daughter who is the only hearing member in a Deaf family.

‘CODA’: Lending an ear to unheard communities (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

Despite being dubbed this year’s Oscar “villain,” the movie CODA has emerged with two Academy wins. Successfully acquiring the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, CODA – which...

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...

COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS: The Swartz auditorium is setting the stage for A Midsummer Nights Dream.

417 years and counting: Shakespeare Troupe casts ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a tale of romance, comedy, and magic. When two lovers, Lysander and Hermia, have their marriage frowned upon, they decide to run off to be married. But when Hermia’s...

READY READERS: The Secret History rests on the bookshelves of nearly every bibliophile. If youve yet to read this modern classic, check out our review to get you inspired.

Greeks and Geeks: “The Secret History” (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2022

Whenever I’m talking about literature with someone, I always preface the conversation with: Have you read The Secret History?  The first book by elusive author, Donna Tartt, (often known for...

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...

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