Living & Arts

Students prepare for Recital

BY ANN MARLEY, STAFF WRITER A mezzo soprano and a trumpet player performed their junior recital on Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. The vocalist, Margaret Surdovel, and instrumentalist, Ryan Fitch, prepared roughly 30 minutes of music individually for their recital. … read more


Crusader lacrosse looks for LC three-peat

BY JACOB ESKIN, CONTRIBUTING WRITER Coming off two straight conference championships, the 2015 Susquehanna men’s lacrosse team has high hopes for this season. The team was predicted to finish first by the 2015 Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, finishing with 64 … read more


Composition recitals showcase senior work

Two composition recitals were performed by students this weekend. Christopher McCormick’s recital was held on March 14 ,and Scott Campo’s recital was on March 15. McCormick, a senior composition major, has composed an opera titled “In a Grove.” He said, … read more


Performer finds confidence in ‘eccentric’ theatrical character

BY JESSICA MITCHELL, ASST. NEWS EDITOR Not many people can say that they have had the opportunity to time travel, contact ghosts from the spirit world or get academic credit for drinking dry martinis. I don’t think anyone has, myself … read more

Top Stories

‘Essay’ showcases non-fiction

BY HOPE SWEEDEN, ASST. LIVING AND ARTS EDITOR Susquehanna students read non-fiction essays, short memoirs and memoir excerpts at the launch of the 15th volume of “Essay” on Feb. 7. The student-produced literary magazine, published each spring through the Writers … 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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