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NEWS

By the people, for the people: A new BSGeneration

By the people, for the people: A new BSGeneration

Madison Weaver, Staff Writer

The University’s student government announced the results of its 2017 executive election on Nov. 28: Amanda Battle ’18 was elected President, Bailey Harris ’18 was elected...  Read More »

Dec 1

Impact of 2015 Phi Kappa Psi suspension still felt by former members

Impact of 2015 Phi Kappa Psi suspension still felt by former members

Caroline Fassett, Investigative News Editor

In May 2015, the University and Phi Kappa Psi National Headquarters reached a joint decision to effectively dissolve the Pennsylvania Gamma Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity...  Read More »

Dec 1

Annual Dance Marathon cancelled for 2016

Maddie Liotta, Staff Writer

The third annual University Dance Marathon to raise funds for the Janet Weis Children's Hospital was recently cancelled. There were many reasons that the event had to b...  Read More »

Dec 1

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OPINIONS

Steve Bannon, the alt-right, and their place in Trump’s White House

Nate Riggins, Contributing Writer

For many Americans, the future of the country seems frightening following the victory of President-elect Donald Trump. It doesn’t help that one of Trump’s most recent...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

JP Morgan scandal deepens American distrust in financial institutions

Maddie Boone, Staff Writer

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alongside the Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement with JP Morgan on Nov. 17 regarding the company’s nonconformity...  Read More »

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Death of Fidel Castro elicits mixed emotions

Christine Weeks, Contributing Writer

Ninety-year-old Fidel Castro, former dictator of Cuba, died on Nov. 25. His death, like his time in power, has evoked mixed emotions in Cuba and the world at large. Castro,...  Read More »

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SPORTS

Women’s basketball defeats Drexel 78-66

Women’s basketball defeats Drexel 78-66

Anslee Krouch, Senior writer

The women’s basketball team improved its record to 5-2 after the Bison victory over the third-ranked-mid-major program in the country, Drexel, on Nov. 27 and Akron on Nov....  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Bison rank No. 2 nation-wide in student-athlete graduation rate

Elise Covert, Staff Writer

For the third consecutive year, the University has placed second nationwide in student-athlete graduation rate, behind only Stanford University, according to the NCAA’s...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Undefeated rugby heads to Championships Cup

Undefeated rugby heads to Championships Cup

Becky Chambers, Staff Writer

The Bison rugby club team has had a season for the books. The men’s team has gone undefeated with a 9-0 record. On Nov. 19, the Bison defended their Eastern Pennsylvania...  Read More »

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Satire

Liberal student returns to campus with different political views after spending all break with conservative family

Liberal student returns to campus with different political views after spending all break with conservative family

Courtney Wren, Satire Editor

Self-proclaimed liberal student Camryn Carnegie ’18 returned to campus with changed political views after spending Thanksgiving break with her conservative family. “I...  Read More »

Dec 1 • Comments closed

#RoachesHaveRights campaign divides Trax Hall

Alexis Brito, Contributing Writer

The discovery of two cockroaches in Trax Hall has outraged residents causing some to go as far as to contact private exterminators. “My father was not happy when...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

First-year hall remains friends despite having nothing in common

Amanda Relick, Staff Writer

As the fall semester winds down, first-year halls across campus are descending into crisis. It’s the time of year when first-years look around at their hallmates and...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

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The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University
The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University