Living & Arts

Drive-in benefits from various performances

BY RACHAEL KAMPMEYER, STAFF WRITER Numerous bands — many from Northumberland’s surrounding area — joined together at the Point Drive-In for the Jackalope festival. The gathering, which was a benefit concert for the local drive-in business, opened its doors at … read more


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Loss pushes SU to brink of elimination

BY RACHEL WHERRY, ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Luck was not on the side of the Susquehanna men’s soccer team in a non-conference matchup against Alvernia on Oct. 11 that resulted in a 2-1 loss, which dropped the Crusaders to 4-9-2 on … read more


Graduate returns to offer input

BY ADAM BOURGAULT, STAFF WRITER Teresa Hernandez stopped by campus on Oct. 2 to discuss her experience teaching English abroad in a speech titled “The Courage to Teach.” A Susquehanna alumna from the Class of 2004, Hernandez was introduced by … read more


Student addresses avoidance of race dicusssions

BY ABBY JOHNSON, STAFF WRITER I am white, and Ghana is black. My hair is naturally smooth and blonde as a box of bleach. Ghana is textured; rich browns and blacks braided, woven and kinky-twisted. The roots of my family … read more

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Chaplain’s Corner

BY THE REV. SCOTT KERSHNER Think you can drink a lot of beer? Consider this: J. Wilson, craft brewing enthusiast, gave up food for Lent and subsisted only on beer ( If that sounds like a college student’s dream, it … read more

University Update

Topic of sexual violence explored and explained

During my freshman year at Susquehanna, I was sexually assaulted by another student who lived on my floor in Hassinger Hall. He kissed me when I didn’t want to be kissed. He held me down in my bed when I … read more


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