The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

Jaxon White, Editor-in-Chief / The Bucknellian
Jake Tapper speaks to campus community about future of American democracy
Jaxon White, Editor-in-Chief • December 2, 2022

Conspiracy theories and social media played a major role in the outcome of the midterm elections, according to Jake Tapper, when he and University President John Bravman spoke...

Student spotlight: Doctors in Italy program
Bridgette Simpson, News Editor • December 2, 2022

Rain DeLucia ’23 traveled to Genoa, Italy to further her education in medicine by shadowing doctors and attending lectures hosted by Italian health professionals for two...

Breaking the Bubble (11/28/2022)
Madison Kurtz, Contributing Writer • December 2, 2022

Domestic: The world’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa, erupted last Monday at 4:30 a.m. ET for the first time in nearly 40 years. Its last eruption was in 1984, making this...

Bucknell career center offers half-credit elective course
Bridgette Simpson, News Editor • December 2, 2022

The Center for Career Advancement offered a half-credit course this fall semester, UNIV 175, for the first time after months of planning and structuring. Pam Keiser, Sarah...

Students prepare for finals week
Kyra DeVoe, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022

Bucknell students are gearing up for the most dreaded time of the year: finals week. After a blissful ten-day break from anything school-related, students return to campus...

Creative Writing Club holds mixer for creative clubs
Bridgette Simpson, News Editor • December 2, 2022

The Creative Writing Club held a mixer for several different writing and creative clubs at Uptown earlier this month, in order to foster connections between people and organizations...

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Bison Football celebrates a senior day victory
Brooke Tracey, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022

The Bison Football team closed out their 2022 season with their largest-margin victory of the year.  The Bison welcomed the Marist Red Foxes to Christy Mathewson Memorial...

Orange and Blue Wrestling has a successful weekend at Navy Classic
Hannah Stuck, Senior Writer • December 2, 2022

The Bison wrestling team traveled to Annapolis, Md., to compete in the Navy Classic on Saturday, Nov. 19. Nine out of 20 Bison ended the trip as place-winners. This successful...

Men’s Water Polo finishes their season
Jamilie Atiyeh, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022

Bucknell men’s water polo took charge against Navy and George Washington in the MAWPC tournament, falling in the finals to Fordham.  The win against Navy was Coach John...

Men’s Swim and Dive earns first place finish at Bucknell Invitational
Charlotte Dursee, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022

The Bison men’s swim and dive team started their three-day Bucknell Invitational on Nov. 18. Despite finishing in second the first two days, the Bison were able to finish...

Bucknell Women’s Swimming finishes on top
Morgan Sohosky, Senior Writer • December 2, 2022

The Bucknell women’s swim and dive team worked tirelessly over the weekend to take first place out of eight teams at the Bucknell Invitational. The Bison were leading after...

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Meet the Editors
Juliana Rodrigues, Special Features Co-Editor • December 2, 2022

Editor-in-Chief: Jaxon White ’23 Jaxon started writing for The Bucknellian during his first year at Bucknell. Originally joining to receive...

Haley Beardsley, Print Managing Editor / The Bucknellian
ENCW 250 students help the literary community
Kelsey Werkheiser, Special Features Editor • December 2, 2022

In ENCW 250, students are, as per the course catalog description, “culminating in a group project in which students will identify a local need...

Respect for Marriage Act Is a Small Win
Amanda Maltin, Opinions Co-Editor • December 2, 2022

The Senate passed the Respect For Marriage Act, a piece of legislation designed to protect interracial and same-sex marriage on Nov. 29.  It is projected to pass in the...

Not so thankful about finals work during Thanksgiving Break
Harley Marks, Opinions Co-Editor • December 2, 2022

If you are a frequent Bucknellian reader, the title of this piece may seem familiar to you. I am back, one month later, with a follow-up to my previous article, “Dear Professors,...

Is this the end of affirmative action?
Amanda Maltin, Opinions Co-Editor • December 2, 2022

As college application season comes to an end and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two landmark cases surrounding admissions, the conversation surrounding affirmative...

Best reads for December
Harley Marks, Opinions Co-Editor • December 2, 2022

December: a month brimming with emotion as holiday shopping stress, new year goal setting, and completing the Fall semester accumulate simultaneously. To cope with this somewhat...

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