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NEWS

Building acceptance: Students celebrate difference at Common Ground

Building acceptance: Students celebrate difference at Common Ground

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

October 19, 2017

Over the course of the five days marking fall break, Oct. 6 to Oct. 10, 48 University students gathered at the Forrest D. Brown Conference Center at Cowan for Common Ground, which,...

2nd annual SToPP 5k triples money raised

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

October 19, 2017

For the second year in a row, SpeakUP, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council teamed up to sponsor the SToPP 5k to End Campus Sexual Assault. The 5k raised over...

Local legend Walt Everett recounts forgiving man who murdered his son

Local legend Walt Everett recounts forgiving man who murdered his son

Haley Mullen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017

Thirty years ago, Reverend Walt Everett was eating at a diner with friends when he received a phone call. On the other end of the line, his youngest son asked if Everett...

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OPINIONS

Trump’s attack on NBC demonstrates disrespect for First Amendment, continues “Fake News” accusations

Trump’s attack on NBC demonstrates disrespect for First Amendment, continues “Fake News” accusations

Jessica Kaplan, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017No Comments

President Donald Trump has denounced several critical news reporters who disagree with his leadership and policies. NBC is the latest news source to face his wrath. During...

Trump and Pruitt: Throwing more coal on the fire

Adriana DiSilvestro, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017No Comments

Criticism of President Donald Trump’s environmental policy reached new heights last week when his administration announced that it was planning on rolling back the Obama-era...

Letter to the Editor: To those that think they know me

Bruce Keenan

October 19, 2017No Comments

I support President Donald J. Trump. To you, I am a deplorable, a Nazi, a racist, a bigot, and a white supremacist. All I ask of those who call me these names is to stop...

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SPORTS

Men’s soccer drops two in a row 2-1

Men’s soccer drops two in a row 2-1

Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017No Comments

The men’s soccer team traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. on Oct. 14 to face Colgate in a conference match. The team lost 2-1, falling to 2-3-0 in Patriot League play. Later, on...

Volleyball doubles 2016 win total

Volleyball doubles 2016 win total

Elise Covert and Alexa Girasole

October 19, 2017No Comments

The Bison volleyball team dropped a four-set match to Patriot League favorites American on Oct. 13, 3-1, before rallying to beat Holy Cross in a five-set thriller on Oct....

Bison push past Cornell 26-18

Trashawna Herbert, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017No Comments

The Bison claimed a 26-18 victory over Cornell on Oct. 14 at Schoellkopf Field. This marks the second time in program history that the football team has won two consecutive...

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Satire

Fraternities sign initiative to turn downtown houses into eco-friendly saunas

Fraternities sign initiative to turn downtown houses into eco-friendly saunas

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

In a joint agreement between the University’s Interfraternity Council (IFC) and the active fraternities on campus, each chapter has pledged to convert their downtown houses...

President Trump reveals prototype wall built solely out of Legos

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

Political leaders and activists were stunned this weekend when President Donald Trump unveiled an early prototype of his proposed border wall. The first installation presente...

Bucknell announces varsity Spikeball team

Jon Meier, Satire Co-Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

On Tuesday, October 17, the University athletics department announced the addition of men and women's spikeball as varsity sports. The decision arrives following a demand for ...

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