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Art and art history professor named Fulbright Scholar

Art and art history professor named Fulbright Scholar

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

Associate Professor of Art and Art History Tulu Bayar has been named a recipient of the 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant. Bayar plans to travel to Istanbul and document the growing...

March 9

Nearby fatal stabbing shocks community

Megan Ruane, Contributing Writer

University students received a “timely warning” message via both email and text message on March 4 at 11:51 p.m. from Chief of Public Safety Steve Barilar regarding...

March 9

Investigative News: In an inherently exclusive Greek system, are all walks of life welcome?

Kathryn Nicolai, Investigative News Editor

The nature of Greek life at any university is inherently exclusive—fraternities and sororities alike have capped membership numbers that allow them to admit only a select...

March 9

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OPINIONS

New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film becomes a tale of social progress

New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film becomes a tale of social progress

Maddie Boone, Senior Writer

The opening of Disney’s latest version of “Beauty and the Beast” marks a revolutionary moment for the LGBTQ+ community. The film, starring Emma Watson, features Disney’s...

March 9No Comments

Reality of climate change shows real effects

Reality of climate change shows real effects

Sam Rosenblatt, Staff Writer

Global warming has become an increasingly prominent issue in America’s political discourse. Former President Barack Obama helped negotiate the Paris Agreement in 2015, which promised...

March 91 Comment

Letter to the editor: A response to ‘The Isolation of College Libertarians’

To the editor: On Feb. 28, Tom Ciccotta ’17 got an article entitled “The Isolation of College Libertarians” relating to Bucknell published online in the Op-Ed section...

March 9No Comments

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SPORTS

Men’s basketball get knocked out first round of March Madness

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer

The Orange and Blue went dancing this year in the NCAA Tournament. After winning the Patriot League Championship and a berth to March Madness, the No. 13 seed Bison traveled...

March 17No Comments

Women’s basketball claims Patriot League title with overtime win over Navy

Women’s basketball claims Patriot League title with overtime win over Navy

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

Bison to face Maryland in NCAA Tournament The ecstatic faces of the players pig-piled on the Bison logo at center court of the March 12 Patriot League Championship game...

March 13No Comments

Women’s basketball advances to league championship

Women’s basketball advances to league championship

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

On March 10, the day that kicked off spring break at the University, the Bison women’s basketball team took down American University 69-57 in the Patriot League semifinals to adv...

March 11No Comments

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Satire

Student parks in 15-minute parking indefinitely because rules don’t apply to them

Student parks in 15-minute parking indefinitely because rules don’t apply to them

Courtney Wren, Satire Editor

Following the discovery of a ticket on her car parked in 15-minute parking, Lauren Lowry-House ’17 told reporters on March 7 that she was surprised she got a ticket because...

March 9No Comments

Senior student asked to apply to be an Orientation Assistant mortally offended

Senior student asked to apply to be an Orientation Assistant mortally offended

Madeline Diamond, Senior Editor

The ELC Mall is usually filled with various student organizations tabling for events while passersby aggressively avoid eye contact. During the week of March 6, however,...

March 9No Comments

Overherd on campus

Overherd on campus

Madeline Diamond & Courtney Wren, Senior Editor & Satire Editor

“Should I ‘finsta’ this or do you think his girlfriend would screenshot it?” “I don’t know if I should apply to be an OA, I’m not very social.” “I...

March 9No Comments

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