Hola, me llamo Spanish Exchange

John Benhart, Sports Editor

January 22, 2013

Phrases such as “Hola,” “Como estas?” and “Donde esta el bano?” were heard throughout the halls of USCHS during late October of 2012.  Believe it or not, these phrases are not commonly spoken by USC students, but instead ...

The Solenodon Packs a Furious Bite

John Benhart, Sports Editor

December 10, 2012

All is quiet in the night-time Cuban jungle.   A small moth lands upon a fallen log, its glittery white wings gleaming in the full moonlight.  A leaf of a towering tree falls to join the pile of decaying matter, while the mo...

A public service announcement: Knowing the symptoms of senioritis is the first step

Adam Lucas, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

They are headlines that changed the world: grisly depictions of the effects of Bird Flu, H1N1, cholera, yellow fever, and other pandemics. But today, from the depths of high schools nation-wide, comes a new epidemic that has not...

Soles4Souls conducts a shoe drive in Upper St. Clair

Mariah Kelly, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

In the spring of 2012, a shoe drive boomed in Upper St. Clair. Leaders Darby Gallo, now a senior, and Christian Kelly, now a junior, organized this collection through Soles4Souls. This organization  has sent old and new shoes...

A Sonic Powered Shrimp Lurks in the Deep

John Benhart, Sports Editor

May 1, 2012

In the depths of the ocean, particularly in warmer climates, a beast resides.  Although small, this animal can deliver a deadly blow without even having contact with its prey. Lying in wait for its unfortunate prey the beast pa...

Recipe: The Perfect Mother

John Benhart, Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

Nagging, invasion, and even irritation: three characteristics present in almost every mother.  While many see them as an evil yet powerful adversary, Mothers, believe it or not, can actually have a positive effect on their...

An insight into the life of a Galago

February 7, 2012

Running through the dark jungles of Africa, the little beast of a being jumps from branch to branch, tree to tree.  He slows and climbs the tall tree that he has been looking for.  When he gets to the top he walks out on a twig...

Finish Line Spirit Sales

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2011

It began on September 26th: Finish Line’s brand new program to sell high school merchandise in their stores. The new student section in the stores distributes a portion of the purchase price directly to the schools for every ...

The Marching 110 delivers a crowd pleaser

Nick DeMarco, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

Why do people go to high school and college football games?  Some may say football while others may say the pride of their favorite team:  the marching band.  Ohio University game attendees probably want to go to see their...

A Walk to Save Lives

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2011

On Saturday, September 17th, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) hosted a walk to help raise donations to cure diabetes. It was a pleasant two-mile walk that overlooked beautiful Schenley Park. Over 7,000 people, co...

The buzz of iPhone 5

Qinglan Huang, Features Editor

October 8, 2011

Apple’s iPhone series has become something of a legend in the world of smartphones. Not only do these phones run on Apple’s popular mobile operating system, iOS, and offer access to the Apple App Store, but they also feature...

Panther Book Club Emerges!

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2011

For the first time in Upper St. Clair history, a book club has been made available for students to join.  The first meeting took place on Tuesday, September 14th in Room 117 at 2:30 after school. It served as an introduction and inform...