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Voter’s guide to Union County

Voter’s guide to Union County

Bucknell Institute for Public Policy interns
November 3, 2016
Filed under Decision 2016, Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

It’s Nov. 8 and the prospect of voting looks daunting. The Bucknellian and the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy have compiled a guide to the most contested and influencial races down the ballot as a Union County voter, and what to do on Election Day. VOTER ID If this is your first time voting in a ...

Cyber security threats: Just a click away

Cyber security threats: Just a click away

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editors
October 27, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

In the modern world, we back up every piece of personal information onto our phones and computers. Every daily function we perform can now be done on an electronic device, which is convenient but dangerous from a security perspective. With apps like Venmo and Apple Pay, so much of our financial information...

Bison sports mid-semester recap

Bison sports mid-semester recap

Becky Chambers, Contributing Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Features

Men’s cross country Cross country is going to the Patriot League Championships Oct. 29. Leading the stampede of running Bison are Luke Giugliano ’17, Drew Dorflinger ’20, Will Bordash ’18, Ross Pirnie ’17, and Jacob Stupak ’20. The Bison are ranked 10th in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Foot...

A month of ‘No More’

A month of ‘No More’

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

Combating sexual assault Over the years, sexual assault has become one of the most prevalent forms of crime on college campuses. The combination of the drinking and hook-up culture unfortunately has made college campuses a breeding ground for cases of sexual assault. Sexual assault deeply violates...

All aboard the Rail Trail

All aboard the Rail Trail

Julie Spierer, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Features

A beautiful fall afternoon in central Pennsylvania demands the attention of bikers, runners, and walkers alike on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail. The trail lies adjacent to the University's campus, directly behind Giant Supermarket, and stretches nine miles between Lewisburg and Mifflinburg. The trail i...

African American Art: Activism and Aesthetics Conference

African American Art: Activism and Aesthetics Conference

Maddie Liotta, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 the Griot Institute for Africana Studies hosted the African American Art: Activism and Aesthetics Conference. The conference aimed to spark conversations between scholars and artists about the relationships between African American activism and contemporary art. Each day of t...

Comedy Club Craze

Comedy Club Craze

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

Most students cringe at the thought of getting on stage in front of their peers and trying to make them laugh. It’s a difficult feat to stand in front of a large audience of expectant students and throw out one-liners with the right tone and timing, or perform improv in front of a group of judgmental...

Fact or faction: Number four party school

Fact or faction: Number four party school

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

The drinking culture among adolescents and young adults, particularly on college campuses, has taken on almost an entirely new meaning within the last few generations. Binge drinking has become the new norm, and the implications are becoming more and more serious in terms of what college students refe...

Straying from the herd: An alternative Family Weekend

Straying from the herd: An alternative Family Weekend

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Features

Students often stress over what do with their families during the University-sponsored Family Weekend. Many families plan their weekends around the various events that the University puts on—the president’s address, the tailgate, or the tent party, to name a few. While these events provide useful...

The Bucknellian’s 120th Anniversary

The Bucknellian’s 120th Anniversary

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

From 1896-2016 The Bucknellian published its first issue in 1896, just 50 years after the University was founded. The newspaper was one of the first student-run organizations on campus, and since its first issue, the staff has tried to provide readers with interesting and informative news. Its section...

Students: We get the job done

Students: We get the job done

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The University offers jobs on campus for students who want to pursue something they feel passionate about while making a few extra bucks. Some campus jobs, like the Student Calling Program, employ many students while others employ just a few. It’s difficult to figure out how to get a job...

Hype for HONY

Hype for HONY

Madison Weaver, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

From bonds to blogs: How 'Humans of New York' garnered 18 million followers “The Humans of New York [HONY] that I risked everything to pursue looks nothing like the HONY that became successful … If I had waited for the idea of HONY before I began, I never would have started … I think that is o...

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