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Ideas and internships incubate downtown

Ideas and internships incubate downtown

Jon Davis, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Features

Across from the Campus Theatre on the floor above the Downtown Gallery, one can find the Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator (BUEI), a hub for innovation and design. Within the BUEI, many different Lewisburg entrepreneurs share an office space, each day working toward growing their companie...

Pride for all: GSA hosts a colorful Pride Weekend

Pride for all: GSA hosts a colorful Pride Weekend

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted its very first Pride Weekend on April 1-3. With parades, panels, and parties, the weekend was a major success and promoted the celebration and awareness of the LGBTQ+ community. Multiple organizations across campus co-sponsored the event and shared...

If you snooze, you…win

If you snooze, you…win

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under Features

The end of the academic year marks an extremely busy time for most college students struggling with academics, clubs, and social obligations. As a result, students have to prioritize their time, often putting sleep at the very bottom of their “to-do” list. Many students view sufficient sleep as a ...

Mastering the art of course registration: What to do and where to do it

Kim Ghahramani, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2016
Filed under Features

Course registration can be stressful between balancing the need to fulfill academic requirements, the desire to pursue personal interests, and the accommodation of time preferences. And if that is not stressful enough, worrying about late registration slots or not getting into a required class...

Spring break: students give back

Spring break: students give back

Natalie Spears, Features Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Over spring break, while others were jetting off to ski resorts or basking in Caribbean suns, a select group of University students chose to spend their vacation helping various impoverished regions around the country and the globe. The Brigade to Nicaragua, Habitat for Humanity, and B.A.C.E.S (Buckne...

Honoring the Black Diaspora

Honoring the Black Diaspora

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Following Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) planned an exciting Black Arts Festival, which included a fashion show, talent show, racism workshop, and more. The week-long festival celebrated cultural diversity while raising awareness on campus. The annual event brings students...

Mental health does not discriminate

Mental health does not discriminate

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features

Students experience a whirlwind of emotions and psychological changes in college, both good and bad. One disappointing grade on an exam or a fight with a friend or partner could easily send a person into a state of anxiety, especially because away from home, students must develop resiliency and est...

E-week goes off without a hitch

E-week goes off without a hitch

Natalie Spears and Madison Weaver, Special Features Editor and Staff Writer
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

From Feb. 22-26,  the University celebrated National Engineers Week.  Throughout the “E-week,” students in the College of Engineering celebrated their past accomplishments, took part in healthy competition, and exercised their creativities. The event was organized by Associate Deans of Engineering Ka...

Read between the [double yellow] lines

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Features

With more than 3,500 students and nearly 350 faculty members on campus on any given day, parking and traffic can be messy. With limited parking spaces near academic buildings and dorms, students often find themselves circling campus parking lots or endlessly waiting for an open spot. When unsuc...

Science Rules

Science Rules

Elizabeth Worthington, Assistant News Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

  At noon on a typical Tuesday, University students can be found lined up to grab lunch at the stations in the Bison or Bostwick Marketplace. However, on Feb. 23 a line of students circled the perimeter of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts in anticipation of the arrival of Bill Nye the ...

From campus to cubicle: how you can master career-worthy skills in college

Natalie Spears, Barbara Bell, Special Features Editor, Print Managing Editor
February 18, 2016
Filed under Features

For University students, there is immense pressure to get a job or internship after graduation. Long nights in Bertrand Library, 8 a.m. classes, and a newfound coffee addiction are all rites of passage for a sophisticated life in the real world. By senior year, students have mastered the art of college,...

Number 12 on the court, No. 1 in the record books: Claire DeBoer ’17 scores her 1,000th career point

Number 12 on the court, No. 1 in the record books: Claire DeBoer ’17 scores her 1,000th career point

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor
February 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

For Claire DeBoer ’17, scoring her 1,000th career point in women’s basketball was a monumental moment. This accomplishment is especially impressive because DeBoer achieved it in only three years. DeBoer had always been a star player, shining from the second she set foot on the court her freshman...

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