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The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

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The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

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Bucknell Board of Trustees approves tuition increase
Michael Taromina, News Editor • February 23, 2024

Last Thursday, Bucknell students and parents were alerted that the Bucknell University Board of Trustees approved an increase to the University’s comprehensive fee, which...

Local modest fashion designer Ayana Ife promotes Black joy in Griot Spring Series events
Kelsey Werkheiser and Michael Taromina February 23, 2024

The Griot Institute's recent spring series has centered around the theme of joy as a necessary component of academic curiosity. Modest fashion designer Ayana Ife was invited...

Dining Steering Committee lands on new supplier finalists
Lyndon Beier, Assistant News Editor • February 23, 2024

Dining Services at Bucknell have been a controversial topic for many years. Though upperclassmen have few qualms with the Bison Cafe located on the ground floor of the ELC,...

Photo of Robertson by Arielle Tycko, photo of Weemaes by Lexie Corcoran, photo of Cognard-Black by Cognard-Black, photo of Tokish by Alexander Osani.
Four Bucknellians chosen for 2023-24 Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Michael Taromina, News Editor • February 23, 2024

Bucknell has been named a top producer of Fulbright Students by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This recognition is given to U.S....

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Bucknell Forum to Present New York Times Bestselling Author George M. Johnson
Michael Taromina, News Editor • February 23, 2024

George M. Johnson (they/them), an award-winning writer, author and executive producer, will be the next speaker in the Bucknell Forum 2023-24 series, presenting on the theme...

Student advocacy a central focus at recent BSG Congress
Lyndon Beier, Assistant News Editor • February 23, 2024

With no guest speaker scheduled for this week’s Congress, the assembled members of BSG were able to get straight to business. BSG President Thandeka Bango ’26 had a plethora...

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Breaking the Bubble (02/23/2024)
Michael Taromina and John Ogunwomoju February 23, 2024

Domestic On Tuesday, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled a first-of-its-kind decision upholding that they consider frozen embryos as children, and therefore, a person can...

Photo Courtesy of Ken Bennett, Wake Forest University
Michelle Roehm named next Dean of the Freeman College of Management
Michael Taromina, News Editor • February 16, 2024

After an extensive national search, Interim Provost and Co-acting President Margot Vigeant has announced that Michelle Roehm, who served as interim dean of the School of Business...

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Cliqueyness has evolved. Do better, Bucknell
Malika Ali, Opinions Editor • February 23, 2024

I've been fortunate to meet some of my best friends at Bucknell. I’ve been able to establish meaningful connections and friendships with individuals from diverse backgrounds....

"I'm Just Ken" Okay, well, I'm just Ken-fused
Lyndon Beier, Assistant News Editor • February 23, 2024

The “Barbie” movie was the sensation of the summer, sweeping moviegoers and awards alike. Pink outfits and over-the-top accessories graced nearly every storefront for...

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Midterm Madness: Exams or Papers?
Malika Ali, Opinions Editor • February 23, 2024

This semester has quite literally flown by in the blink of an eye. It’s so hard to believe we’re already experiencing the plights of Midterms. Whether you've already tackled...

Should sororities be given chapter houses?
Eliza Horne, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

You have heard the legend, “Sororities don’t have chapter houses because 8 or more women living together is considered a brothel according to Pennsylvania law.” But...

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“Young, Gifted and Black”: Black Arts Fest 2024
Juliana Rodrigues, Special Features Editor • February 23, 2024

Annually at the end of every Feb., Black History Month, the Bucknell Black Student Union (BSU) hosts their Black Arts Fest. The week featuring...

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Bucknell Admissions Office hosts spring Open House
Connor Bennett, Senior Writer • February 23, 2024

The Admissions Office at Bucknell plays crucial roles year-round. Helping prospective students visit Bucknell and ultimately admitting the best...

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Men’s Lacrosse defeats Dartmouth 15-13
Lauren Medeiros, Senior Writer • February 23, 2024

On Saturday, Men’s Lacrosse hosted Dartmouth at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium and beat Dartmouth 15-13, marking their first win of the season.  “It felt really...

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Wrestling captures Senior Day win over Brown
Hugh Straine, Sports Co-Editor • February 23, 2024

Bucknell Wrestling took on Brown at home this past weekend as the team celebrated its senior day. Miles Bassett ’24, Dorian Crosby ’24, Nick Delp ’24, Matt Kidwell...

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Women’s Tennis concludes the weekend 1-1
Lauren Medeiros, Senior Writer • February 23, 2024

This weekend, Women’s Tennis hosted Seton Hall and Delaware at the Central PA Tennis Center in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Bucknell was victorious over Seton Hall...

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Track and Field secures several wins in Bucknell Tuneup
Ingrid Houtkooper, Sports Co-Editor • February 23, 2024

The Bison Men’s and Women’s track and field teams both performed strongly in the Bucknell Tune-up they hosted this past Friday. Although some of the team's strongest performers...

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Be Honest: How are you really doing?
Aaron Chin and Esther Zhao February 23, 2024

It’s a question that you probably get asked every day by a professor, your mother or one of your good friends: “How are you doing?” However, think about the last time...

Boardroom battles and family feuds: A review of “ Succession”
Aaron Chin, Arts & Culture Co-Editor • February 23, 2024

When "Succession" premiered on June 3, 2018, the world did not know that we were about to receive one of the greatest television shows of all time. “Succession” follows...

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The history and traditions of Lunar New Year
Alexandra Balsamo, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Starting on Feb. 10th and ending on the 24th of 2024, Lunar New Year celebrations are in full swing. The new year begins on the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends...

The art of commercials
Esther Zhao, Arts and Culture Co-Editor • February 23, 2024

You may have seen the title of this article and wondered, “How could commercials possibly be an art?” For a couple years now, commercials have held a nostalgic memory...

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