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Bison on the court

Bison on the court

Justin Schaumberger and Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

November 22, 2019

Review of Past Basketball Seasons After successful campaigns in 2018-2019, the Bison men’s and women’s basketball teams are looking to continue their recent success in the upcoming season. The women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 28-6, including a Patriot League regula...

The giving season

The giving season

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

November 22, 2019

Aside from their hectic schedules filled with classes and work, many University students allocate time to participate in community service opportunities in hopes of giving back to the local area. At the University, students have the option to complete community service through the Office of Civic Engagement....

Samek highlight: The Guerrilla Girls

Samek highlight: The Guerrilla Girls

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

Masked Mysteries   The Guerrilla Girls identify as an anonymous group of activist artists who utilize factual information and statistics, alongside humor and visual graphics to critique stereotypes and biases in various facets of culture. These facets include, but are not limited to, politics, arts...

Pups for positivity

Pups for positivity

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

November 14, 2019

Therapy Dog Sessions  Every student could use a much-needed break from studying, especially when it involves petting therapy dogs outside of Bertrand Library. While these furry friends visit the University all throughout the semester, they have a tendency to appear at the mid-semester slump or aro...

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

Those who had the opportunity to experience the student production of “Unheard/Unspoken” at the Harvey M. Powers Theatre on campus last week know how truly incredible it was. This deeply moving and dynamic work of art touched upon a variety of themes and issues relevant to the University’s campus,...

Learning languages: foreign language TAs

Learning languages: foreign language TAs

Bel Carden, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

What is a TA? Like many academic institutions, the University offers opportunities for students to gain outside help from peers for a subject in which they may be struggling. Additionally, some peers are offered valuable teaching experience through the Teaching Assistant (TA) positions. In addition ...

Looking forward to Dayeinu! Beyond Survival

Looking forward to Dayeinu! Beyond Survival

Riley DeBaecke, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

With November quickly approaching, the Bucknell Opera Theatre has been busily preparing to kick off this year’s Holocaust Education Week, also known as “Dayeinu! Beyond Survival There is Hope.” In Judaism, “Dayeinu” or “Dayenu” is one of the most significant and well-loved songs, which...

BUAA grants build relationships

BUAA grants build relationships

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 31, 2019

On a smaller college campus with a plethora of opportunities and occasions, students may not be aware of every single event, organization or program available to him or her. In addition to organizations and events, however, the University offers several funding awards, which enable students to pursue...

Standing on Common Ground 

Standing on Common Ground 

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 25, 2019

Many students, both prospective and current, wonder what diversity means at the University. They also wonder how diversity — whether racial, intellectual, political, sexual, etc. — can be further accepted and expressed on campus. Common Ground was created to address these issues. What is Common Gr...

Running from negativity

Running from negativity

Bel Carden, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Most would agree that running is not their favorite activity. Whether it’s a timed mile or the elementary school run test, a negative connotation tends to follow the hobby. However, Girls on the Run views running in a very different manner. Contrary to popular opinions about running, this program utilizes...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 10, 2019

With an alumni network of over 54,000 former students, it is no wonder that the University boasts its ability to connect its current students with those who have graduated. Through the University’s networking resources — including the University’s Alumni App, on-campus and regional career networking...

Real-world money management

Real-world money management

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

As students begin to consider their futures after the University, many worry about faring in the real world and surviving its problems. How do taxes work? How do I pay my bills? How do I manage my money responsibly? To ease these anxieties, the University created Management 314: Personal Finances — ...

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