Ukraine will not remain in Russia’s sphere of influence

James Miller, Opinions Editor

February 18, 2014

Over the last several months a dramatic change in Ukrainian foreign policy has shocked the world. A country on the brink of westernization and modernization took a step away from Europe and announced that it was signing a trade...

USC Student Receives Full Ride

John Benhart, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2014

If a college offered you a full ride worth $160,000, how would you react?  Would you cry for joy, start jumping up and down, or even run around the room in circles screaming?  Connor McCormick, a USCHS senior, had this experie...

Wrapping up an Impressive Forensics Season

Sydney Turnwald

April 26, 2013

As most Upper St. Clair students were finishing last minute assignments and preparing for spring break, 19 members of the USC Forensics team boarded a bus headed for Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, on March 21. Their destination was Susqueha...

Islamic Militant Action in North Africa

Julia Pfatteicher, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

On Monday, April 1st, three Islamist militants were killed in a final raid after the battle that took place this past weekend in Timbuktu. The militants have had control over many important Malian cities for about 10 months now...

Effects of sequestration pending

Hunter Lantzman, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013

The American economy is forecasted to lose 700,000 jobs. $1.2 trillion will be gone from government spending over the next decade. The US government will be completely shut down in less than a month if nothing happens, all because...

Rick Santorum “Suspends” his Campaign

Trudel Pare, Opinions Editor

May 1, 2012

Rick Santorum “suspended” his campaign for President on April 10th, just before the primaries in his home state of Pennsylvania. Mr. Santorum won 11 states in his campaign, in either primaries or caucuses, and was the most...

Three deaths result from Chardon High School shooting

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

March 30, 2012

Three kids are now dead as result of an Ohio high school shooting. On February 27th, teenager T.J. Lane went on a wild killing spree in the cafeteria of Chardon High School, located in Cleveland, and began to randomly shot innoc...

Legally blind patients regain vision through stem cells

Sriparna Sen, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

On January 23rd, 2012, the field of regenerative medicine concluded an astonishing new find regarding human embryonic stem cells. According to the online published medical journal The Lancet, the use of embryonic stem cells may help...