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Women on front lines

AKuznetsova
February 26
Filed under Commentary, Features

The military removed the ban on women in frontline combat roles, furthering women’s progress in not only the military, but also in the civilian world on Thursday, January 24th. Read More »...

High expectations for love

ANovak
February 26
Filed under Commentary

"The Notebook," "Dear John,"  and the newest, "Safe Haven," are all perfect works of art by the marvelous Nicholas Sparks, but have these romantic cinematic masterpieces provided females with unrealistic expectations for their real life relationships? Read More »...

Students react to President Obama’s immigration policies

GDalpezzo
February 25
Filed under Commentary

President Barack Obama’s immigration policies affect many people in America, especially those in the workforce. Read More »...

What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear

Caitlin Garrett
February 25
Filed under Commentary, Features

The school’s dress code is not normally formally brought up, but it’s something that students need to be more aware of. Wearing what the dress code prohibits is disrespectful to the school and those around you. Read More »...

Driving etiquette eludes drivers

MShade
February 22
Filed under Commentary

   Some drivers have been sorely lacking manners and etiquette in recent years, and it is extremely noticeable to respectful drivers.  Read More »...

Shedding for summer

Mikayla Mayoryk Reporter
February 22
Filed under Commentary

It is almost time to start shedding that extra layer of insulation that formed on our bodies over the winter. Usually we remember that hot sun means swimsuits about a month before we break out the bikinis--when it is too late to slim down. Read More »...

Beach body ready

ANovak
February 22
Filed under Commentary

There are many things to look forward to in the winter months, but one thing that everyone tries to avoid are those extra pounds. Read More »...

Stop Procrastinating!

Mikayla Mayoryk Reporter
February 22
Filed under Commentary

Monday, in math class, you are working on the history essay that was assigned Friday. Your leg is bouncing up and down like it can make you write faster. You are racking your brain to try and remember if the teacher asked for the essay to be typed. A six-year-old’s story about a blue cat probably...

Student Voice – Susky Students: Their Future

BAchterberg
February 22
Filed under Commentary

Between underclassmen scheduling and the first trickle of college acceptance letters, students have been dedicating plenty of thought to the far future. High school is where newly formed dreams grow and maturate, and Susquehannock students in particular have lofty goals. For this issue’s Student Voi...

The Teen Lock-In: Perfect Friday Night hangout

MFutrell
February 12
Filed under Commentary

Imagine sitting alone on a Friday night, bored with nothing to do. Now, rewind, and imagine being surrounded by many friends at the  Teen Lock-In, an energizing, fun and exciting event that will keep you entertained all night long. The third annual Teen Lock-In is being held at the Southern York Cou...

Can music breed violence?

Konnie Brown, News Editor
February 11
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Where are the “Pumped Up Kicks” lately? Foster The People’s 2011 hit has been banned on some radio stations in wake of the Sandy Hook shooting. Read More »...

Spring fashion for men

Travis Crane, Reporter
February 9
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

  Spring is fastly approaching, and it’s time to break out and dust off that amazing warm weather clothing that many have grown to miss. This is my take on what guys and girls should be wearing for this spring season. Read More »...

Penn State Punishment: Too Harsh

ZLeonard
February 9
Filed under Athletics, Commentary

In 2011, PSU assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of sex abuse toward children;this made me sick. Read More »...

Valentine’s day: Picking the perfect present for your partner

ANovak
January 25
Filed under Commentary

  With the holidays finally over, most people are left with empty wallets and sparse bank accounts, so giving affordable, perfectly fitting gifts for Valentine’s day is a must. Read More »...

CuttingForBieber…?

Travis Crane, Reporter
January 25
Filed under Commentary

There is a certain population of female teens that have begun a new twitter trend, #CuttingForBieber, as seen on twitter.com/#cuttingforbieber, after pictures were released of Justin Bieber supposedly smoking marijuana. First reaction- are you kidding me? Read More »...

Resolve to not quit in the new year

Travis Crane, Reporter
January 8
Filed under Commentary

 Obviously one cannot remove or forget the past, but they can make the future how they want it. Read More »...

The season of festive cooking… and food allergies

Reporter Morgan
January 7
Filed under Commentary

With all of the season’s holiday festivities and massive amounts of food being made, it can be a horrible time for someone with one, or even multiple, food allergies. Read More »...

What to get your guy for the holidays

Travis Crane, Reporter
December 12
Filed under Commentary

With the holiday just around the corner, many of the girls at Susky are panicking about getting presents for their boyfriends. Here’s the guy’s point-of-view on what to get. Read More »...

Don’t sass the hand that grades your papers

Ashleigh Sharland Photography Editor/ Marketing Manager
December 11
Filed under Commentary

‘Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.’ It’s an interesting concept and one that can be related to school. Don’t sass the hand that grades your papers. Read More »...

Chief’s murder suicide linked to cuncussion

Robert Pugaczewski Sports editor
December 10
Filed under Commentary

After Kansas City Chief linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and took his own life at Arrow Head Stadium on December 1, it is obvious that more research needs to be done in order to monitor the effects of concussions more closely. Read More »...

Study abroad programs benefit students in the long run

Gina Corey, Editor-in-Chief
December 7
Filed under Commentary

  Many students have plans to travel the world after graduation, and now, with college study abroad programs, students are able to travel the world all while getting their college degree. Read More »...

Just don’t do it!

Mikayla Mayoryk Reporter
November 16
Filed under Commentary

October 24th was the second code yellow in about two weeks,  a drill that was about an hour-long involving police search dogs. Announcing the code yellow to vacate the halls, officers walked police dogs through the school and around the parking lot.  Their goal? Find illegal drugs. Read More »...

Student posts on Facebook can do more harm than good

Reporter Morgan
November 9
Filed under Commentary

Facebook is well-known to the high school population, and due to the associated maturity level, Facebook has simply gone downhill. Read More »...

The key to a happy relationship

ANovak
November 9
Filed under Commentary

When was the last time you heard a couple fighting in the hallways, either that quiet, sarcastic back and forth, or the full on angry yelling and crying kind of fight? Both can probably be seen at least two or three times a day in the hallways. Overhearing this bickering is one thing, but being a...

Go longboard 2012

Travis Crane, Reporter
November 9
Filed under Commentary

Longboarding is frowned upon, just like skateboarding, but people don’t understand how much better and unique it is. This relaxing past time has been around since the 1950’s when the skateboard was created. People, who originally skateboard, however, tend to look down upon longboarders. Some...

Seniors, enjoy it while it lasts

Gina Corey, Editor-in-Chief
November 2
Filed under Commentary

It seems like just yesterday when my friends and I entered high school. It was a big school with a lot of kids that we didn’t know, but now we have made it to our senior year. As seniors, we should plan to fully enjoy every moment that we have left of our high school life. Read More »...

“More than best friend” blues

Hailey Page, Assistant Editor
November 2
Filed under Commentary

The “friend zone” is not just a show on MTV; it’s the horrible phrase used to describe those awkward best friend crushes. It happens to every one at least once, whether it be in Middle school or High school, every guy or girl has had a little more than friend feelings for their best friends. The...

Put more money into academics

Gina Corey, Editor-in-Chief
October 11
Filed under Commentary

With the end of senior year fast approaching, many seniors are applying to colleges and are looking for scholarships. Lets face it; most of us aren’t sports stars who will get a full tuition scholarship to play at the school of our choosing. Unfortunately, it seems that we almost have to be a sports...

Staff Ed.: Tolerate others’ beliefs

Staff Ed.: Tolerate others’ beliefs

Gina Corey, Editor-in-Chief
October 10
Filed under Commentary

In a diverse school community, students are bound to have differing beliefs and opinions, but this does not mean that we should criticize each others’ views. Every person is different; we all are unique in our own way and think in our own way. Many students conform to what they think others will...

“Toddlers in Tiaras” promotes smoking

Gina Corey, Editor-in-Chief
September 20
Filed under Commentary

On a recent episode of “Toddlers and Tiaras,” 4-year-old Destiny Christian donned the stage in a Grease-themed costume, complete with a leather jacket--and a fake cigarette. This prop has sparked a lot of controversy for the TLC show, especially for the toddler’s mom, Lisa Christian. Christian...

Staff Editorial: Susky Climate Control

Ashleigh Sharland Photography Editor/ Marketing Manager
September 20
Filed under Commentary

“There are way too many fights,” “everyone is rude,” and “the rules are too strict.” These are some of the complaints anyone can hear in class or walking through the halls of Susquehannock. Yes, the school has had a couple disagreements in the halls over the years, and yes, students are ex...

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