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The Bucknellian

The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University

The Bucknellian

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New business ideas presented and judged at BizPitch Competition
Michael Taromina, News Editor • April 12, 2024

On April 8th, Bucknell’s 12th annual Shark Tank-style pitch competition exemplified students’ business endevours. These student created ideas ranged from medical devices...

"Everyone is a part of this, whether we want to accept it or not": Chanel Miller discusses bravery, art, and self-care
Dora Kreitzer, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2024

Chanel Miller–writer and artist, as well as self-proclaimed lover of strawberry ice cream and figs, senior dog person, eldest daughter, child of immigrants, winner of best...

Photo Courtesy of OPEIU Local 153
RAs elect to establish RA union on campus
Dora Kreitzer, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2024

With a 74-2 vote in favor of the union, Bucknell’s Residential Advisors (RAs) have joined Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153 as of April...

Janel Pineda gives poetry reading from debut chapbook
Lyndon Beier, Assistant News Editor • April 12, 2024

In an event co-sponsored by the Center for Access and Success, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender and several other Bucknell departments, Janel Pineda...

VP of Talent, Culture and Human Resources comes to BSG to hear questions from members
Michael Taromina, News Editor • April 12, 2024

Vice President of Talent, Culture and Human Resources at Bucknell Nicole Whitehead was the only guest speaker at this session of Congress. She discussed how the university...

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Breaking the Bubble (04/12/2024)
Michael Taromina, News Editor • April 12, 2024

Domestic This week, a long-dormant law that banned nearly all abortions was brought back to life by the Arizona State Supreme Court through a landmark decision, drastically...

In Memoriam: Christian Samay ’24
In Memoriam: Christian Samay ’24
Juliana Rodrigues, Special Features Editor • April 5, 2024

This past weekend, the Bucknell community suffered the loss of a classmate, friend, peer and brother Christian Samay ’24, who passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March...

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Students share experiences of Friday's active shooter alert
April 5, 2024

"It’s harrowing to experience something we’ve prepped for nearly our entire educational experience in the form of drills. I felt equally relieved and disgusted once the...

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How do we handle a culture of burnout?
Aaron Chin, Arts & Culture Editor • April 12, 2024

To be honest, as I write this, I’m not feeling 100%. Perhaps it’s the fact that I’m a junior and taking the most difficult classes that I have ever taken during my time...

Bucknell’s AI-xiety
Luke Catalanello, Contributing Writer • April 12, 2024

In 2022, the advancements of Artificial Intelligence (AI) were made commercially available through ChatGPT. Many across the US – and the world – would experiment with...

Welcome to the best section at The Bucknellian
Malika Ali, Opinions Editor • April 12, 2024

Whether you’re grabbing a fresh copy of The Bucknellian or delving into our archives, you're likely aware of the plethora of content our school newspaper offers each week....

The “Ban on Smoking” should be banned.
Morgan Levy, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

On March 28th, Bucknell approved a new policy, pending enactment until August 1st, that will ban smoking and tobacco use on campus as an attempt to improve the health and...

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Kelsey Werkheiser, Print Managing Editor
Making a difference locally: Students bring back The Listening Post
Juliana Rodrigues, Special Features Editor • April 12, 2024

One of many unique aspects that Bucknell's community and class sizes provide are engagements and experiences courses can offer for students....

Students contribute to community through Management 101
Students contribute to community through Management 101
Connor Bennett, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

Management 101 allows students to create and manage their own companies. Students assume roles in these companies, partner with local non-profit...

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Women's Track and Field dominates Colonial Relays
Lauren Medeiros, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

Bucknell Women’s Track and Field traveled to Williamsburg, VA to compete in a two-day competition hosted by William and Mary. After both days, the women walked away with...

Men's Track & Field excels at Colonial Relays
Lauren Medeiros, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

Bucknell Men’s Track and Field traveled to Williamsburg, VA to compete in a two-day competition, the Colonial Relays, hosted by William and Mary.  On the first day,...

Lauren Medeiros, Photography Co-Editor / The Bucknellian
Women's Lacrosse takes down Colgate 15-13
Lauren Medeiros, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

On Saturday, Women’s Lacrosse hosted Colgate at Graham Field. The game was close the entire time, but the Bison slipped away with a 15-13 victory. Taylor Kopan ’24...

Men's Tennis improves record to 12-5
Ingrid Houtkooper, Sports Co-Editor • April 12, 2024

This weekend, Men's Tennis continued to excel on the court, crushing Loyola 6-1. The Bison improved their record to 12-5 overall by sweeping all 12 singles sets despite losing...

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Evelyn Pierce, Graphics Manager / The Bucknellian
“Quiet on Set” reveals harsh truth about children’s TV
Aaron Chin, Arts & Culture Editor • April 12, 2024

If you’re like me, you grew up on a ton of Nickelodeon TV shows and movies. I would constantly watch shows like “iCarly,” “Victorious” and “Drake and Josh.”...

The story behind our names
Esther Zhao , Arts & Culture Co-Editor • April 12, 2024

It’s one of the first questions we ask when we meet someone, a stamp of identity and a piece of ourselves: our names.  My name is Esther Zihui (子慧) Zhao. My name,...

"Eternal Sunshine": A Review
Malika Ali, Opinions Editor • April 12, 2024

Ariana Grande's 7th studio album titled 'Eternal Sunshine' graced our ears with 13 beautifully composed tracks last month, and it's safe to say it's been a new obsession for...

En Español: Muerte, música y silencio
Emanuela Tronconi, Contributing Writer • April 12, 2024

“El misterio de las lagunas: fragmentos andinos” (2011) es un documental dirigido por Atahualpa Lichy y Wanadi Lichy. Se trata de una colección de secuencias diferentes...

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