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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


ADDICTIVE CHAOS: The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang tells the story of Rin, a 14-year old war orphan in Ancient China. Kuangs novel combines history, science fiction and fantasy to explore the horrors of war through the experiences of children.

Sacrificial flowers: ‘The Poppy War’ shows the brutality of war through historical fiction lens (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

  Set in ancient China and inspired by early 20th century China, the Second-Sino Japanese War, and the Forgotten Holocaust, The Poppy Wars was a debut novel for R.F. Kuang about war, shamanism,...

Official Hacksaw Ridge movie poster.

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ climbed to expectations (Review)

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor November 14, 2016

Directed by Mel Gibson, the beautifully created Hacksaw Ridge movie was everything one would expect from a based on a true story war movie: drama, romance, and of course, war. The movie focuses...

Editorial: War in Syria could become war in America

SarahBeth Davis, Perspectives writer September 27, 2013

The United States could possibly start a war in Syria, due to their recent use of chemical weapons. Chemical warfare, the use of toxic chemicals to cause harm or death, is one of the cruelest means of...

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