Monthly Archives: February 2014

Hookah lounge opens soon

BY JOSEPH MALTESE, STAFF WRITER A man with long hair and anoverly-tangled beard is sitting in a dark, smoke-filled room. Vine are hanging from the ceiling and the walls are pasted with strangemarkings. As soon as you walk in, the … read more

Writer reviews “The Book Thief”

BY REBECCA HALL, STAFF WRITER “Here is a small fact: You aregoing to die,” begins “The Book Thief,” written by Markus Zusakand published in 2006.“The Book Thief” followsthe life of a young German teenager,Liesel Meminger, through World War II. In … read more

Artist puts “out” album

BY JOSEPH MALTESE, COLUMNIST Laura Jane Grace, founder, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of Against Me! said, “It’s hard to press guitar pedals in high heels.” Grace, after struggling with a lifelong  battle with gender dysphoria, came out as a … read more

City teaches vital lessons

BY SAMANTHA PHILLIPS, STAFF WRITER Although I played varsity soccer in high school, anyone that I graduated with would have labelled me as a nerd. The second semester of my freshman year of college broke my 4.0 GPA, however, allowing … read more

Rabbi’s write-up

BY RABBI KATE PALLEY And Sarah laughed…Genesis 18:12 I’m done. I’m done with the snow. I’m done with the ice and the slush. I’m in a bit of a funk. The cold and gray and whining (both mine and others) … read more

Event remembers 1912 strike

BY JESSICA MITCHELL, ADVERTISING MANAGER A presentation titled “The Bread and Roses Celebration” was held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Isaacs Auditorium. Sponsored by the women’s studies program, this celebration was the second consecutive time it occurred after being … read more

Program teaches prevention

BY SYDNEY MUSSER, ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Futures Without Violence, an education, national policy development and professional training program, held a session on Wednesday at 9 p.m. in Seibert Atrium. The session concerned Project Connect, a branch of the Futures Without … read more

charity: water club raises over $6000

BY RACHEL JENKINS, ASST. NEWS EDITOR Charity: water is causing a stir on campus as fundraising efforts continue to produce impressive results. Thanks to the more than $6,000 raised at the 2013 charity: water ball, enough funding was provided in … read more

Center hires new coordinator

BY LIAM CURTIS, DIGITAL MEDIA EDITOR Meet Ryan Smolko. He is the new experiential educational coordinator here at Susquehanna. Smolko is originally from Allentown. He did his undergraduate at Penn State, and then went on to get his master’s at … read more