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NEWS

B.o.B. returns to audience of over 2,000

B.o.B. returns to audience of over 2,000

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

The University’s annual Fall Fest took place on Sept. 15 on the Sojka Lawn. Sponsored by the Campus Activities and Programs (CAP) Center, the event brought in almost two...

September 21, 2017

Real world opportunities outside the classroom

Kathryn Nicolai, Investigative News Editor

#BizPitch17 Applications to participate in BizPitch, the University’s annual business pitch competition created and administered by the University’s Small Business Dev...

September 21, 2017

Constitution Day discussion centers on civil rights in the Trump era

Victoria Walker, Staff Writer

The date Sept. 17 may not seem to hold immediate significance for students at the University. However, this day was selected to recognize something so central to American...

September 21, 2017

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OPINIONS

The U.S. Federal Reserve System grapples with the inflation dilemma

Yiwei Wang, Contributing Writer The U.S. Federal Reserve System is frustrated with the current inflation rate, which, on average, has been hitting below the target percentage...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Protesters’ banner rings true, racism is as American as baseball

Protesters’ banner rings true, racism is as American as baseball

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Co-Editor

Four fans at a Boston Red Sox game on Sept. 13 draped a banner over Fenway Park’s left field wall that read, “Racism is as American as Baseball.” The incident occurred...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Letter to the editor: Dispelling myths about sexual assault

We write in response to the 9/14 opinion piece regarding combating biases in the hope to clarify some points about Title IX, the Dear Colleague Letter, and prevention and...

September 21, 2017No Comments

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SPORTS

Women’s soccer notches two shutout wins

Women’s soccer notches two shutout wins

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

Carly Baggott ’19 scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute to top Lafayette in the Bison women’s soccer team’s Patriot League opener on Sept. 16. The Orange and...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Beyond the Bison: Is twelve too early to tackle?

Beyond the Bison: Is twelve too early to tackle?

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

Children who participate in tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to experience cognitive and behavioral problems than those who start after, according to...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Swimming and diving teams placed on strict sanctions

Elise Covert and Lauren Whelan

The University Department of Athletics & Recreation released a statement announcing strict sanctions on the men’s and women’s varsity swimming and diving teams on...

September 21, 2017No Comments

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Satire

Ben & Jerry’s announces new University-themed ice cream flavor

Ben & Jerry’s announces new University-themed ice cream flavor

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

Following his Sept. 18 lecture on entrepreneurship in the Weis Center, Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream announced to the student body that a new, University-themed...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Career fair 2017: Business casual casualties

Maggie Carlson, Contributing Writer

With the career fair upon us, the University has been abuzz with panic around post-grad offers and 10-week internships. Senior College of Management students, Courtney Wallstreet...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Parent banned from future Family Weekends for making too many dad jokes

Jon Meier, Satire Co-Editor

In an unprecedented move by the administration, a student’s father has been banned from all future Family Weekends for his incessant corniness. Michael Gray, the father...

September 21, 2017No Comments

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