Why the Government Needs to Step Up and Protect its Children

Why the Government Needs to Step Up and Protect its Children

Alexandra Marusko, Social Media Editor

September 24, 2018


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To thousands of children in the United States, school is one of the safest places for them to go. However, during these past years, students have become more and more afraid of school shootings happening in their school. In 2018, over 60 accounts of gun violence have occured on school campuses...

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Revives an Old Idea

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Revives an Old Idea

Camryn Brakmann, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Based on Jenny Han’s novel, Netflix’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before has already reached a massive audience. The dramatic romance stars Lana Condor as Lara Jean Covey, a shy high schooler, and Noah Centineo in the role of the jock, Peter Kavinsky. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before ...

Why Students Should Know About Betsy Devos

Why Students Should Know About Betsy Devos

Ally Waltemyer, Commentary Editor

September 14, 2018


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Currently in the United States, 50.7 million students rely on public school to receive an education. Almost 1,000 teenagers depend on Susquehannock High School to help shape their future. The institutions that teach us, feed us and provide us with opportunities for a better life are in danger. Educ...

Life Hacks: High School Edition

Life Hacks: High School Edition

Stephanie Graffin and Carson Williams

September 14, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Features, Showcase

Sophomores Stephanie Graffin and Carson Williams get input from various students at Susquehannock to establish life hacks every highschooler could use.

Big Red Machine’s Debut Album Breaks Barriers

Big Red Machine’s Debut Album Breaks Barriers

Elizabeth Johns, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Bon Iver vocalist Justin Vernon is back with another genre-breaking album. Working with Aaron Dessner, member of The National, the two comrades have turned their backs on ordinary sounds of the indie scene, searching for a new kind of music. The album points towards an electronic-indie fusion ...

The New Age of Fashion

The New Age of Fashion

Lili Teal, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Showcase

The world of fashion evolves everyday. Vintage, alternative and streetwear styles of 2018 give new dimensions to the teen identity. History repeats itself, and looks from the 60s to the 90s are some of the hottest trends of this time. Thrift stores are better than ever with mom jeans and sp...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Cases: Why We Hate Chromebooks

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Cases: Why We Hate Chromebooks

Addotta, Reporter

September 12, 2018


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You hear it constantly, in halls, classes and cafeteria: “Chromebooks suck!” It’s not a secret; kids for a long time have been saying the Chromebooks are old, slow and unyieldingly restrictive in their internet access. The Chromebooks we have are not great, and the issue has only gotten worse...

The New iPhone Leaks: What You Need to Know

The New iPhone Leaks: What You Need to Know

Ian Achterberg, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Features

Three new iPhones are rumored to be announced on Sep. 12, 2018. All of the leaks point towards updated versions of previous phones: the iPhone 9, a sequel to the iPhone 8; the iPhone XS, a more feature-enhanced upgrade to the iPhone X; and the iPhone XS Max, a plus-sized iPhone X. Battery life seem...

An Estonian’s First Observations on the USA

An Estonian’s First Observations on the USA

Raili Sormus, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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 The teenagers of Estonia have directed their eyes towards America. As a 17 year-old exchange student from there, we definitely want to wear the same clothes and hairstyles to be like you, but Estonian teens have no idea what American teens are really like. (Please do not take the following observa...

Homecoming Prep: The 411

Homecoming Prep: The 411

Abby Paterniti, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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   Although it may not feel like it, homecoming (hoco) is right around the corner, and students need to prepare for this year’s dance.                                                                                                                                                           Important information: When: O...

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