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NEWS

New Ferrell, Poehler comedy features parody ‘Buckley University’

New Ferrell, Poehler comedy features parody ‘Buckley University’

Bethany Blass, Print Managing Editor

The movie trailer for New Line Cinema and Warner Bros.’ upcoming comedy “The House” was released on Feb. 16. The film, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, features...  Read More »

Feb 23

Hicks assumes position as director of Women’s Resource Center

Hicks assumes position as director of Women’s Resource Center

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

Kelsey Hicks recently began her position at the University as the new director of the Women’s Resource Center, a position that requires the director to work closely with...  Read More »

Feb 23

Trans-inclusive efforts on campus contrast trans-exclusive efforts in the nation

Trans-inclusive efforts on campus contrast trans-exclusive efforts in the nation

Kathryn Nicolai, Investigative News Editor

The implementation of gender-neutral restrooms at the University is a topical and controversial issue being advanced by students, staff, and faculty on campus. Though speci...  Read More »

Feb 23

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OPINIONS

‘The House’ pokes fun at the University, but makes serious social commentary

‘The House’ pokes fun at the University, but makes serious social commentary

Maddie Boone, Staff Writer

My Facebook feed has been overflowing since Feb. 16 with posts from my fellow peers at the University, posting links and pictures from an upcoming movie, “The House.”...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

Latest press conference proves Trump is out of touch

Sam Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer

President Donald Trump held a press conference Feb. 16 in which he named Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary and reported the progress his administration...  Read More »

Feb 23 • 1 Comment

Editorial: How to be inclusive in the face of targeted exclusivity

As calls for diversity and inclusion have become increasingly visible throughout academia, society, and popular culture, targeted efforts to use more inclusive language and...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

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SPORTS

Swimming smashes nine school records at Patriot League Championships

Swimming smashes nine school records at Patriot League Championships

Marta Considine, Staff Writer

The Bison hosted the Patriot League Championships at Kinney Natatorium on Feb. 15–18. They started the meet strong on Feb. 15, with both the men and the women breaking ...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

Beyond the Bison: Six Patriots players refuse to attend White House congratulatory dinner

Beyond the Bison: Six Patriots players refuse to attend White House congratulatory dinner

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

Since the New England Patriots’ overtime comeback to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, six of the Patriots’ players have publicly announced that t...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

Women’s basketball senior class (DeBoer, McGurk,Swart) makes history with 80th win

Elise Covert & Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editors

After being recognized for Senior Day, Claire DeBoer ’17, Sune Swart ’17, and Megan McGurk ’17 attained their 80th win as a class against Boston University on Feb. 18...  Read More »

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Satire

Senior student who stays in on a Saturday night refreshes Venmo feed to feel included

Senior student who stays in on a Saturday night refreshes Venmo feed to feel included

Marissa Weiss, Contributing Writer

Following a Saturday night in, Penelope Phi Omega ’17 told reporters that she spent the evening compulsively sliding her finger down the home screen of the Venmo app, c...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

University student graduates, realizes no one cares what fraternity he was in

University student graduates, realizes no one cares what fraternity he was in

Emma Sheehy, Contributing Writer

After graduating from the University a semester early in December 2016, Spencer Barclays ’16 crawled out of bed in his New York City apartment Feb. 18 and immediately ...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

The List: 14 University-themed pickup lines that are guaranteed to never work

The List: 14 University-themed pickup lines that are guaranteed to never work

Lane Mayher, Contributing Writer

1. Want to go to the quiet section of the library and make some noise? 2. *Knocks on door* “RA on duty.” 3. Oh, you’re a first-year? We should go to Bostwick...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

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The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University
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