Monthly Archives: October 2015

New director to shape students’ experiences

BY SAMANTHA McCOY – STAFF WRITER Katie Burr joined Susquehanna this year as the director of first-year experience in the Center for Academic Achievement on Sept. 29. “My role is to provide intentional, helpful programs and resources throughout students’ first … read more

Haunted House at SU

BY CAROLINE MILLER – CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Susquehanna Paranormal club will host its seventh annual haunted house in Weber Chapel on Oct. 23 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The cost of admission is $3 per person, and this year’s theme … read more

Dinner explores ‘Memory palaces’

BY ADAM BOURGAULT – ASST. NEWS EDITOR The concept of “memory palaces” was introduced to attendees of the Let’s Talk Dinner Series on Oct. 22 by Lucas Wesneski, an academic specialist for academic achievement. Wesneski said: “I’m hoping you’ll leave … read more

GO short to Turkey approved by SU

BY HOPE SWEDEEN – NEWS EDITOR A two-week GO Short program to Istanbul, Turkey, was approved on Oct. 7 and will take place in late July in years to come. Baris Kesgin, assistant professor of political science, has been working … read more

Tech evolves to meet human needs

BY JILL BAKER – STAFF WRITER Electronics have evolved vastly over time. We have seen this evolution within the last decade, witnessing the release of the first iPhone in 2007 and the many changes that have led to the development … read more

The Doctor Is In

BY TERENCE O’ROURKE JR. M.D., MEDICAL DOCTOR, STUDENT HEALTH The staff of the Crusader is allowing me some space now and then to write about medical topics with which I think every educated person should be familiar. They trusted me … read more