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Deer Hunter 2014 Hits Android Hard

Deer Hunter 2014 Hits Android Hard

Tyler Ritz
March 30, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

  Having 50 million downloads, Deer Hunter 2014 is definitely an app worth mentioning. Offered by Glue, this game is the best virtual hunting game that can be purchased on the market for Android.   Read More »...

‘Insurgent’ Has the Audience on the Edge of Their Seats

Nicole Michels, Reporter
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Burning buildings, exhilarating fights, romance, and comedy-Insurgent has it all; director Robert Schwentke successfully provides all  sought after aspects in one movie. Read More »...

2015 Movie Preview

2015 Movie Preview

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
March 24, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

2015 is set to be the year of the franchise: the reboots (Star Wars, Terminator, Jurassic World, Mad Max), the conclusions (Mockingjay, Mission Impossible), the sequels (Avengers, Pitch Perfect, Magic Mike), and the new beginnings (Batman v Superman, Fantastic Four) all have promise, despite the epidemi...

App of the Week: Foursquare

Logan Garvey
March 24, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

  For people who are indecisive about where to go, Foursquare benefits many who need somewhere to eat, drink, shop or visit. Read More »...

‘The Royals’ Rule Television

‘The Royals’ Rule  Television

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The Royals, a new scripted television series on E!, premiered on Sunday, March 15, and it is already ruling my life. The show is about a modern British monarch family that, like any other, has its problems from a hardcore party girl to envious family members trying to steal the crown. During the premie...

Save Your Money

Stella Trovato, Reporter
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

As a teenager in high school, it gets extremely difficult to save money that gets earned. Whether the money comes from things like allowances or jobs, a lot of students are guilty of not knowing where all their money goes. Here are some ways of making sure you always have cash to spare: Read More »...

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is Excellent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is Excellent

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

It would have been so easy to make Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt terrible, but through the magic of Ellie Kemper and Tina Fey, a cultural successor to the old NBC comedy lineup is here. Read More »...

App Of The Week: Hollywood U

Ally Lilly, Reporter
March 18, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live the high life of a Hollywood star, then it is time to check out the Hollywood U:Rising Star app. The player gets the chance to become a movie star, director or fashionista. Read More »...

Dark Sky Paradise is Overrated

Luke Bond
March 13, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Big Sean’s Dark Sky Paradise is an album mostly supported by critics- except by this one. Dark Sky Paradise lacks lyricism, and Big Sean is annoying, simply put. Big Sean has always been the rapper stuck somewhere in the middle, between two tiers of the great rappers (Drake, Kanye) and the forgotten ones that will never make it (Tyga). This album is Big Sean’s attempt at releasing f...

Goodbye, Parks and Rec

Goodbye, Parks and Rec

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

With the finale of Parks and Recreation, one of the most sincere, funny, and beloved shows on TV is gone. Despite its struggle to pick up viewers and an ending that came too soon, Parks stayed true to itself and to its diverse cast of characters. Read More »...

App of the Week: Scholly

Stella Trovato, Reporter
March 9, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A recent discovered app called Scholly: Scholarship Search has been positively influencing people around the school. Read More »...

The Voice Kicks off Season 8 with a Bang

Logan Garvey
March 7, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

  The Voice’s season 8 premiere initiated a chorus of gasps and wows from viewers with its never-ending supply of outstanding talent from around the country. Read More »...

“If You’re Reading This…”

“If You’re Reading This…”

Luke Bond
February 26, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Drake's new album If Youre Reading This, Its Too Late received mainly positive reviews from critics and fans alike, but the reviews don’t necessarily do the album justice in regards to the lyrical and talent pedestal that Drake has set himself upon. Read More »...

Olivia Castriota Achieves Her Music Dream

February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Alumna independent singer songwriter Olivia Castriota is gearing up to record her first album. Read More »...

App of the Week-Crossy Roads

February 23, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

If you have ever played the '80s game Frogger, you will understand the concept for the popular game Crossy Roads. Read More »...

What Happened at the Grammys this Year?

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The 2014 Grammys were a step in the right direction. The 2015 Grammys were different. Something was off about the show, but at least it was a somewhat-enjoyable mess. Here are the awards that should have been given out. Read More »...

The Problem with the Oscars

The Problem with the Oscars

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

In a much-tweeted and upsetting turn of events, the Oscars have failed to give both Selma and The Lego Movie the recognition they deserved when this year’s nominations were released. The reason, and quite an obvious one at that, is that the Academy is overwhelmingly white, incredibly male, and sta...

Author Harper Lee Announces a New Novel

Author Harper Lee Announces a New Novel

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
February 18, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Harper Lee’s classic To Kill A Mockingbird has been enjoyed in classrooms for years, and though Lee has refused to talk to the media for years, she has announced that a sequel will be released in July. Read More »...

Students Take the Stage at District Orchestra

Students Take the Stage at District Orchestra

Logan Garvey
February 18, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Four Susquehannock students traveled to the PMEA District 7 Orchestra Festival at Lebanon High School, where they performed with a select amount of students from around the state. Read More »...

“Selma” is a Triumph

“Selma” is a Triumph

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
February 11, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Last year, historic marches and protests regarding civil rights sparked intense debate over the state of equality in America. In the wake of so many deaths of innocent, unarmed black people, a movie like the incredible Selma feels important and immediate. Read More »...

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
February 10, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

The Super Bowl, America’s favorite unofficial holiday, wrapped up the 2014-2015 football season. As always, it was a crazy mix of commercials, music, and tweets. There may have been a football game going on too. Here are the highs and lows of the show. Read More »...

App of the Week: Trivia Crack

February 5, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Students and teachers have been addicted to the app Trivia Crack. This app is not only fun, but it is also a great way to compete against others in an educational way. Read More »...

‘Empire’: Continues to Reign

‘Empire’: Continues to Reign

January 29, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

After airing failed TV shows like Mulaney and Gracepoint, FOX now has a new breakout hit, Empire. Empire focuses around the Lyons, a family centered around major hip hop label, that fight to win power over the family entertainment company. This show has sass, incredible music, and murder all jammed into ...

‘American Sniper’ tops expectations

Stella Trovato, Reporter
January 29, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Based on a true story, American Sniper had an incredible action packed plot, making  more than 100 million dollars already since its release date on Christmas Day. Read More »...

Spongebob Sponge Out Of Water: To “Sea” Or Not To See

Spongebob Sponge Out Of Water: To “Sea” Or Not To See

Ally Lilly, Reporter
January 29, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

If you are an avid Spongebob fan, you may be wondering whether the new movie Sponge Out Of Water will be worth going to see or not. To celebrate the release of the new movie, coming to theaters on February 6, the Courier analyzes the reasons to see and not to see the new movie. Read More »...

Prowling in the International Spy Museum

Michael Younkin, Reporter
January 25, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

With half of the International Spy Museum devoted to the greatest fictional spy of all time, Ian Flemming’s 007, and the other half devoted to real world spies, gadgets, and missions, the fantasy spy fanatic can find just as much enjoyment as the real life spy fanatic. Found in Washington DC, it is...

Counting Down the Top 5 ‘Friends’ Episodes

Counting Down the Top 5 ‘Friends’ Episodes

Collin Riley, Acquire Currency
January 18, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Due to the iconic and legendary television series Friends having all 10 seasons added to Netflix, I have decided to rank the Top 5 episodes from the show's history.  With the amount of great episodes from the series it was difficult to rank.  The ranking is based off of fan favorites, critical a...

Parks and Recreation Begins Their Farewell Season

Parks and Recreation Begins Their Farewell Season

Kerrie Defelice, Sports Editor
January 16, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The seventh and final season of Parks and Recreation has finally aired on Tuesday, January 13. Last time we saw our favorite working crew, they had fast forwarded to the year 2017. If you missed the premiere for the best comedy still on TV, here is a recap on where our favorite Pawneens are now. Read ...

Anticipated Cast List For Spring Musical Is Revealed

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
January 13, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Members of the Susquehannock theater anxiously awaited on Monday, January 5 for the cast list for the spring musical, Mary Poppins, to be posted. Read More »...

Band Students Participate in District 7 Festival

Band Students Participate in District 7 Festival

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
January 12, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Five band students, from various grade levels, will showcase their musical talent at Conestoga Valley High School in the District 7 Band Festival from January 9 to 10. Read More »...

The Best and Worst of “Peter Pan Live!”

The Best and Worst of “Peter Pan Live!”

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

I spent last the entirety of the week before NBC’s Peter Pan Live! bracing myself. The event didn’t go as badly as it could have. It was weird-good. I enjoyed it, but I’m unsure whether I liked it. I’m finding myself commending NBC for repeating something (does anyone remember The Sound of Music ...

Band Aid 30 Fights Against Ebola

Band Aid 30 Fights Against Ebola

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
December 11, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The holiday season is all about giving, and this year the nonprofit organization Band Aid is celebrating their 30th anniversary by giving to those affected by the Ebola crisis in Africa.   Read More »...

ABC Family presents the 25 Days of Christmas

ABC Family presents the 25 Days of Christmas

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
December 10, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

While some begin to decorate their house and hang up lights on December first, others relax while watching abcfamily’s 25 Days of Christmas. Read More »...

Distractions for Thanksgiving Break

Distractions for Thanksgiving Break

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
December 7, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

After weeks of waiting, the school is finally, mercifully letting us go for a week next Monday to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday means food, traveling and family. It’s nice to see everyone, but human interaction gets old fast. We can all expect a week of nonstop well-meaning questions from relatives...

‘Interstellar’ is Out of this World

‘Interstellar’ is Out of this World

November 23, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

With a phenomenal cast, Interstellar was bound to break the box-office and give viewers a roller coaster ride with its sci-fi plot. Read More »...

Country Music Shines at the 48th Annual CMAs

Country Music Shines at the 48th Annual CMAs

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
November 16, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The 48th annual Country Music Awards celebrated all things country music on November 5. Read More »...

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
November 16, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

As the summer nights end and the temperature begins to get colder, students are starting to enjoy their favorite fall activities. Read More »...

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
November 14, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Long-anticipated and dreaded results started coming in from major networks last Sunday evening, announcing which shows would be cancelled. Most of my favorites, including How to Get Away With Murder, Black-ish, and American Horror Story, among others, were spared, but one of the shows I anticipated ...

Top 5 Best Childhood Shows

Top 5 Best Childhood Shows

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
October 31, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

As a teenager you don’t have the greatest memory of what you did as a child. You don’t remember what your first word was or when you took your first steps, but one of the most memorable parts of my childhood would have to be the TV shows. From Hannah Montana to Scooby Doo, kid networks never let...

8-Ball Pool Hits Susky

8-Ball Pool Hits Susky

October 29, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The popular smartphone game “8-Ball Pool” has become a national trend for all high school students, and the game has taken Susquehannock by storm. Read More »...

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

Jake Smith, Features/A&E Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Halloween is a time when we get to be scared of villains in horror movies, not the real problems that haunt our day-to-day lives. We don’t have to think about Ebola while watching a zombie flick. Werewolves trump social issues. Killings in the news are awful, but you can destress by watching a classic...

‘Gone Girl’ chills audiences

‘Gone Girl’ chills audiences

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
October 19, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The tour-de-force novel Gone Girl has become the most interesting wide-release movie of the year. Murder and mystery dominate the film and shape it into a sleek, stark, shocking film with outstanding performances and sharp dialogue. Read More »...

‘The Maze Runner’: The Teen Movie We Need

September 25, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

At a time when every beloved YA novel is adapted into a movie, it’s hard for an adaptation to stand out. The Maze Runner has overcome that problem, dashing ahead of the competition. Like the rest of America over opening weekend,  I found myself unable to look away from the screen. Read More »...

Fall TV Preview

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor
September 25, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

The best time of the year in television is upon us - Fall Premier Season. TV’s least forgiving, most interesting month has kicked off. There are dozens of shows premiering in these few short weeks, and no one has enough time to watch them all. Here is the definitive list of new and returning shows...

Comic-Con entertains students

September 25, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A small group of students were more than excited when they heard that the Comic-Con was traveling to Baltimore on the weekend of September 25. Read More »...

Students enjoy first Pep Rally

Students enjoy first Pep Rally

Eli Holloway, Chief of Marketing
September 22, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Student Council held the first pep rally of the year on Friday, September 5.   The pep rally was focused around fall activities and featured a slide show on teacher spirit, fall sports games, performances by the cheerleaders and band, and a game of Simon Says played by the teachers. ...

66th Annual Primetime Emmy’s in Review

66th Annual Primetime Emmy’s in Review

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
September 10, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Monday, August 25th was television's biggest night on at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy's. Read More »...

Country Rocks the York Fair

Country Rocks the York Fair

September 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

As the sun went down on the York Fair Saturday, September 6, the popular country group Lady Antebellum took the stage. Read More »...

As Above, So Below is an Unlikely Success

As Above, So Below is an Unlikely Success

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor
September 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Under the sprawl of Paris is the catacombs, the final resting place of 6 million people. Surprisingly, not many movies have used this actual place as a backdrop. As Above, So Below fills that gap, set in the massive tomb. Read More »...

What Made the VMAs so Enjoyable this Year?

What Made the VMAs so Enjoyable this Year?

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor
September 4, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The Video Music Awards is the most confusing award show on television. MTV, the network that broadcasts the show, hasn't aired a primetime music video in decades, and doesn't even make an exception for the awards. Everyone agrees that MTV isn’t a music authority anymore. The awards go to obvious...

Song of the Summer 2014

Jake Smith
May 25, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Right now, we are reaching pop’s most outrageous and overdone part of the year: Song of the Summer time. Every year for the last few decades, one or two songs have dominated radio, and now Spotify, iTunes, and iHeartRadio. We all remember Get Lucky and Blurred Lines from last year. One of these seve...

Susky ‘kicks cancer’

Matthew Mitzel
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

Students  participated in Kick Cancer Week fundraising events sponsored by the Student Council during the last week in April.  Students had the opportunity to throw pies at teachers, dunk teachers in a dunk tank, or duck tape a teacher to a wall. Below are pictures from the activities that took place...

Summer entertainment excites eager audiences

Grace Burns
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Summer is quickly approaching with many new movies, concerts, and television shows. Read More »...

Envirothon team defies environment

Envirothon team defies environment

Elijah Holloway
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Susquehannock’s Envirothon team ventured out into the rain to compete against other schools in York County On Tuesday, April 29th. Read More »...

Spring choral concert entertains audience

Spring choral concert entertains audience

Julie Reed
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Spring Choral Concert that took place on Thursday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. was a great opportunity for the middle school and high school choirs to join together and perform. Read More »...

Central student’s outburst creates controversy

Central student’s outburst creates controversy

Trystan Williams
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

An unusual event occurred involving Miss America and a student  at Central York High school. Senior Patrick Farves, age 18, received 3.5 days of in school suspension for standing up during an assembly and asking Miss America, Nina Davuluri, to prom with a plastic purple flower. Read More »...

Boys baseball strikes out at championship game

Collin Riley
May 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Athletics

All  Photos By Collin Riley Read More »...

Art galore at annual art fair

Art galore at annual art fair

Caitlin Garrett
May 13, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Tomorrow is the annual Arts and Technology Fair, held  in the main gym from  5:00 to 8:00 p.m. after school; its goal is to show off many students' hard work from traditional art, digital art, metal, sewing  and wood shop classes. Read More »...

Graduate of the Citadel runs the SHS cafeteria with ease

Graduate of the Citadel runs the SHS cafeteria with ease

Matthew Mitzel
May 5, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Behind the scenes in the cafeteria, General Manager Bruce Thens attributes much of his professional  success to the Citadel. Read More »...

‘Transcendence’ falls flat

Jake Smith
May 5, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Director Wally Pfister’s artificial intelligence blockbuster, Transcendence, is a beautiful mess. Read More »...

‘Eric and Jessie’ season attracts viewers

Trystan Williams
May 5, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

E!’s t.v. show Eric and Jessie started their second season of Eric and Jessie: Game On better than ever with more than 1.5 million viewers. Read More »...

Metal shop makes benches for council

Metal shop makes benches for council

Matthew Mitzel
May 5, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

This past week students in Jack Stoneberg's metal shop class produced multiple park benches and tables to benefit the New Freedom Rec. Council and surrounding parks. Below are various pictures from students working hard to finish up the benches and tables for the park. Read More »...

‘Oculus’ premier is not what viewers expected

‘Oculus’ premier is not what viewers expected

Julie Reed
April 30, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Oculus, the newest horror movie released on April 11, 2014, was a disappointment to viewers hoping to receive a good scare. Read More »...

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is Wes Anderson’s best

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is  Wes Anderson’s best

Jake Smith
April 24, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Director Wes Anderson’s latest cinematic adventure, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is a romping thrill ride set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowska. Through his use of world-class actors, vibrant color, and immaculate sets and costumes, Anderson has created a whimsical look at the period between the tw...

Disney’s Frozen takes title of Top Animated Movie

Disney’s Frozen takes title of Top Animated Movie

Bethany Miller
April 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

 Disney’s Frozen, pushing past Toy Story 3 for the most successful animated movie of all time, making $1,072.4 million worldwide, has caused Disney fans to look back on the top animated movies in history. Read More »...

Walking Dead season finale meets expectations

Elijah Holloway
April 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

 The Walking Dead season four finale was definitely one to remember, despite being preceded by seven episodes lacking in excitement and meaning. Read More »...

Susquehannock rocks the theatre with ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Julie Reed
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  The Susquehannock High School Theatre will present the musical Bye Bye Birdie on April 4-6, 2014. Read More »...

Art club collaborates with elementary students

Art club collaborates with elementary students

Caitlin Garrett
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Susquehannock Art Club began their new year with a collaboration to unite some of the elementary student art classes and high school participants.   The project had been decided some time before the club started, and the first meeting had been cancelled due to the winter storm. However, students...

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ rocks the stage

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ rocks the stage

Matthew Mitzel
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

Over the first weekend in April Susquehannock theatre brought the musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' to life.

The best of Netflix

Jake Smith
April 1, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

   Let’s face it- most of the time, watching Netflix is better than anything else. Homework is never better than instant streaming; binge-watching shows can be more fun than going outside; viewing movie after movie on a rainy day is better than making plans.    However, picking something to watch fr...

Annie Clark’s ‘St. Vincent’ is captivating

Jake Smith
March 31, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Annie Clark’s fourth alt-pop album, St. Vincent, is otherworldly, sprawling over a space never heard before, its songs driven by ethereal combinations of Clark’s flighty voice and powerful shredding guitar solos with pounding beats behind them. Read More »...

Divergent earns mixed reviews

Grace Burns
March 31, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Set in the dystopian city of Chicago, Divergent, directed by Neil Burger, thrills some first time viewers but unsettles others who have read the book by Veronica Roth. Read More »...

Lego Movie entices viewers of all ages

Nolan McGraw
March 18, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  The Lego Movie, released in early February, brings back great childhood memories with enough humor for the entire family. Read More »...

Kristen Zak crescendos into success at regionals

Grace Burns
March 11, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Positioning her violin under her chin habitually, sophomore Kristen Zak effortlessly recalls a piece from memory and amazes the room with her impressive talent. Read More »...

And the Oscar goes to . . .

Karly Matthews
March 11, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

After the excitement and bright lights of the red carpet turned into a memory for anxious actors and actresses, Ellen DeGeneres comedically opened the 86th Academy Awards on ABC. Read More »...

The representation of women in comics, yesterday and today

Caitlin Garrett
March 11, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Growing up, many girls look to their favorite comic book role models such as the amazing Wonder Woman, Starfire, Batgirl and so many others for inspiration and strength. However, seeing their outfits is nothing but ridiculous fanservice. Read More »...

STEM Junior Achievement Summit entices freshmen

STEM Junior Achievement Summit entices freshmen

Matthew Mitzel
March 4, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

A Junior Achievement STEM summit came to Susquehannock High School on Friday, February 21, bringing many science experiments and hands on activities for freshmen to do. Below are pictures of many of the activities that took place throughout the day.    

King of Hearts Pep Rally pumps up student body

King of Hearts Pep Rally pumps up student body

Matthew Mitzel
March 4, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

Due to inclement weather, the 2014 King of Hearts Pep Rally was postponed until Wednesday, February 19th. The pep rally consisted of a presentation of the King of Hearts candidates, songs from the marching band, and a cheer leading routine.. Below are pictures taken during the pep rally. ...

New temperatures bring new trends

Trystan Williams
February 28, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

With spring quickly approaching, it is hard not to think about the new fashion trends emerging; this season’s new patterns and flashback styles such as overalls, are making a comeback. Read More »...

“Frozen” freezes box offices

Karly Matthews
February 20, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Nominated for a Grammy, Golden Globe, and an Oscar, Disney’s new animated film Frozen is the fourth highest grossing film of 2013 with 348.6 million dollars (via Billboard). Read More »...

“12 Years a Slave” is a masterpiece

Jake Smith
February 20, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

12 Years a Slave Directed by Steve McQueen Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o 134 mins   Director Steve McQueen has just released the best movie of the year.   McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, the adaptation of Solomon Northup’s autobiographical book of the same name...

Sherlock season 3 has ended but there are more to come

Caitlin Garrett
February 4, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  After a long and dreadful wait, popular british show Sherlock returned to BBC with season three, and now fans wait for the fourth season. Read More »...

“Her”: A movie of timeless aesthetic value

Jake Smith
January 30, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Her- written and directed by Spike Jonze Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara 126 mins.   Director Spike Jonze has topped himself with Her, an imaginative and visually striking comedy-drama. Read More »...

American Idol’s lucky number 13

Karly Matthews
January 28, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Season number 13 may end up being lucky for the once popular singing competition American Idol, which is hoping for a comeback. Read More »...

Five different and stylish ways to perk up your winter wear

Elise Delozier
January 27, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  With winter blasting in quick and not looking to leave any time soon, Susky made way for the new winter trends. Here are the top 5 most talked about, most complemented and most fashionable winter styles.     These high leather boots made it big for Susky in 2013 and became  a ‘must have’ for girls and women all around. High leather boots took ...

Justin Bieber’s 2013 and future

Karly Matthews
January 17, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Justin Bieber has officially confirmed that he will be taking a year off from his music career, even after he is having a successful year. Read More »...

Art through out the world

Art through out the world

Caitlin Garrett
January 13, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

People today have lost interest in art and fail to see the qualities it holds. Artists put their mind into their work, as well as time. It takes a lot to create something great. Art can be seen in many different forms and in different places; it’s different for everyone. Read More »...

Actor Paul Walker dies in fiery crash

Bethany Miller
January 6, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

     Beloved actor of the Fast and Furious franchise Paul Walker died in a fiery car crash in Southern California on Saturday, November 30. Read More »...

2013 DC Jingle Ball

Julie Reed
January 6, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  The 2013 Washington DC HOT 99.5 Jingle Ball took place on Monday, December 16 at the Verizon Center at 7:00 p.m.    Read More »...

Great movies in theater for December

Caitlin Garrett
December 31, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The month of December brought a variety of movies for viewers to enjoy, with more to come this year. Read More »...

Perry’s new album tops the charts

Trystan Williams
December 13, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

  Katy Perry released her third album, Prism on October 22. After being out for two weeks, Perry’s new album has already had three hits hit the Billboard Top 100. Read More »...

Black Friday shocks again

Bethany Miller
December 13, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The day after Thanksgiving, known to most as Black Friday, is the beginning of the holiday shopping season for people all over the country. Read More »...

‘Catching Fire’ rages thru theaters

‘Catching Fire’ rages thru theaters

Caitlin Garrett
November 22, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  The second movie in the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, released in theaters November 22, and people all over have already been raving about it. Read More »...

Cyrus’s ‘Bangerz’ captivates audience

Julie Reed
November 1, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

After Miley Cyrus’s scandalous VMA performance and the release of her two singles “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop,” there has been a lot of controversy leading up to the release of her new album Bangerz on Tuesday, October 8. Read More »...

Field of Screams haunts students again

Matthew Mitzel
November 1, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

When it comes to scaring thrills and bone-tingling chills, Field of Screams can give one more fright than one can handle. Read More »...

The marching band achieves perfect harmony

The marching band achieves perfect harmony

Karly Matthews
November 1, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Marching Band made their mark at a band competition at Warwick High School in Lititz, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 19. Read More »...

Susquehannock theater flies in their fall production of ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’

Susquehannock theater flies in their fall production of ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’

Abigail Bentz
October 31, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

  With opening night of this year's fall play quickly approaching, the Susquehannock Theater program takes on the popular story of a boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and Wendy. Read More »...

Fall tv: Three new shows to watch

Jake Smith
October 31, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This month, new TV shows are starting to air on networks, including ABC and Fox, giving viewers a variety of choices. Read More »...

Orchestra’s Halloween concert gives people the chills

Grace Burns
October 31, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

  The orchestra roused Halloween spirit at its Halloween Concert on Tuesday evening in the Susquehannock High Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.   Read More »...

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