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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The Amazing Race has been on air for 21 years now. The show uses a competition 
and reality style format.

Embracing Competitive Spirit: ‘The Amazing Race’ changes things up (Review)

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

Season 34 of The Amazing Race premiered on September 21, introducing new and eager contestants as well as some firsts for the show.  Full of adventure and competition, the show follows teams of...

STOPPING SPINOFFS: The original shows Full House, Saved by the Bell, Boy Meets World, and Gossip Girl, goes head to head with their successors. Whether or not one show is better than another has been an ongoing debate. Senior, Dominic Gearhart said Reboots and remakes are made for three reasons: monetary interest, expanding viewership, and ensuring presence in the mainstream.

The reign of remakes: renew or retire? (Face-Off)

Periscope staff January 28, 2022

When we start talking about new media to review, we've noticed that a lot of the offerings sound familiar, as the names that are hitting both the big and small screens lately are often remakes or reboots...

“Dear White People” contains important messages for all (Editorial)

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief May 18, 2017

Dear fellow white people, Netflix’s Dear White People is a must-watch series that both entertains and educates, despite its seemingly confrontational title. Dear White People follows the lives of...

Dear White People: Shut up and watch the show (editorial)

Chaela Williams, A&E writer/editor May 18, 2017

The Netflix original, Dear White People gives us chilling, realistic truths about living in a “post-racial” society as a black person. Dear White People centers around fictional protagonist, Samantha...

Netflix series Dear White People began streaming on April 28th 2017.

Two Perspectives on ‘Dear White People’ (Review)

May 18, 2017

The controversial Netflix Original Dear White People is director Justian Simien's tv adaptation of the 2014 film of the same name. Dear White People tells the uncomfortable truths about being a black...

Gilmore Girls: a Year in Review is available on Netflix.

A year well spent: ‘Gilmore Girls: a Year in the Life’ (Review)

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief, Social Media Director January 4, 2017

“If you’re out on your own, feeling lonely and so cold…” take some time and watch Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. The classic TV show that ran from 2000-2007 is back and better than ever....

A bizarre twist on humanitys most essential questions, The Good Place delivers a unique pilot episode.

NBC’s “The Good Place” most creative new show of the fall (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2016

NBC’s new sitcom, The Good Place left a strong first impression on viewers when the pilot aired September 19. With creator Michael Schur (known for his work on Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn...

It would appear that The X Files is not quite finished as a franchise.  But should it be? Check out our review here.

Are you an “X-File”-phile? The new reincarnation may challenge that (Review)

Kaitlyn Hankard, News Writer/Photographer January 28, 2016

Do you believe? Fox Mulder sure still wants to. The premiere of the tenth season of The X-Files, “My Struggle,” aired for the first time Sunday night after the Carolina v. Cardinals football game....

Courtesy of the Official AMAs website

Were the AMAs worth watching? (Review)

Chaela Williams, A&E writer/editor December 9, 2014

The 2014 American Music Awards took place at the Staples Center in downtown LA, which marked the 41st anniversary of the award show. The AMAs started off with Taylor Swift’s performance of her new...

Kerry Washington stars in Scandal, a political thriller about a crisis manager in Washington D.C.  Washington is the first female African-American lead since Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love!

Three shows that you should be watching (Editorial)

Spencer Pechart, A&E writer, copyeditor April 9, 2014

The 2013-2014 year has been an interesting one in television: some shows debuted with strong potential, while other series have returned with a resurgence.  There are three television series in particular,...

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