Dress code laid bare

October 10, 2014

The New Exchange at the High School

John Benhart, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2014

After two weeks away from home, it is reasonable to be homesick.  Perhaps you long for your mom’s home cooking, your comfortable bed, or for your loving mother or father.  However, after two weeks in a foreign country approxi...

Meet the Object that Changes Your Life

John Benhart, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2014

Perhaps it's my lovely leather as you lounge by the fire, sitting bundled up in a blanket with a book to read (or your phone) during that blizzard in mid January where you appreciate my value.  Or maybe it’s my wicker in yo...

USC Crew Visits the Duck

John Benhart, Editor in Chief

November 18, 2013

As almost all true Pittsburgh residents know, fall brought the great city a beloved guest.  One may think of the reopening of the point fountain or the return of a winning and playoff season for the Pirates (the first in 20 ...

New Diet Spreads Throughout the US

John Benhart, Sports Editor

April 26, 2013

As any 9th grade Wellness Ed student can tell you, most “Fad” diets are dangerous and will probably kill a student, although he or she will definitely have a fat-free coffin.  The very popular Atkins diet, for example, is ...

The Nine-Band Armadillo Roams Texas

John Benhart, Sports Editor

March 21, 2013

The sun beats down with vengeance upon the golden grasses and small trees and shrubs of the sprawling plain.  The grassland appears empty, but further observation reveals that several small holes cover the plain, possibly belonging...

Rival USC Publications go Head to Head in the Infamous Scrabble Tourney

John Benhart, Sports Editor

March 11, 2013

When most people hear the word “scrabble,” they automatically turn and run as if a lion roaring Qs, Xs, and (the most awful) Es is chasing them at lightning speed, scoring double and triple word scores left and right.  Others...

New USC Club Aims to Make a Mark on the Student Body

Adam Lucas, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Every year, students at USC take advantage of the activities office, which creates new clubs and starts new trends throughout the area. Several recent clubs have already taken off, such as the Fencing Club or the Movie Club, and...

Password Protected?

Qinglan Huang, Features Editor

February 22, 2013

“Ninja” “Ashley” “Monkey” “Jesus” Not many individuals would be able to find the common link between those four words, but the bond is there. Can you figure it out? Here’s a hint: think “qwerty” and ...