The Bucknellian

Hungry for more options: tackling food insecurity on campus

Anna Chiodo Ortiz, Jamie DeWitt, Audra Adams, Audrey Walsh, Vince Filippini, and Mike Balzofiore, Contributing Writers

November 15, 2018


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The course Management 334, titled Team Leadership, was introduced this semester. As it was new, we did not have any idea what it would entail. Fast-forward to now, and our team, comprised of Jamie DeWitt ’19, Audra Adams ’19, Audrey Walsh ’19, Vince Filippini ’19, Mike Balzofiore ’19, and...

Give thanks to the environment, too!

Emily Haas, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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As millions of Americans gather on Nov. 22 to give thanks, the environment will not be doing the same. As Thanksgiving approaches, it is worth considering the environmental impact this holiday has on the planet. Every year, Thanksgiving takes a large toll on natural resources and greenhouse gas e...

Music is their forte

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

November 8, 2018


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The University offers a professional music program with internationally-recognized faculty members, including performers, conductors, composers, and lecturers. A number of the faculty members have received recognition in their teaching from reputable sources, including Rolling Stone Magazine, so it...

Student employment on campus and beyond

Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


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Are your late-night Domino’s deliveries and Flyson visits adding up? Do you find yourself walking to the Bison to buy that $10 smoothie you allow yourself to get once a month, just to find that there are only $50 left in your account? You need more money, and fast. Securing jobs on campus is a...

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Every October, University organizations take steps toward spreading awareness about sexual assault and supporting victim-survivors through campus events. Take Back the Night SpeakUP is the University’s peer education group, comprised of student volunteers led by Rachel Stewart, the Interpersonal...

Seniors’ bucket list

Seniors’ bucket list

Julie Spierer, Laura Bart, Kendall Ryan, Special Features Editor and Contributing Writers

October 25, 2018


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The University has reached midterm exams, next semester’s class registration begins soon, and the reality of graduation for seniors has begun to settle in. Even though college must come to an end, there are a few things some seniors consider must-dos before they turn their tassels. Some activities seniors...

How to find your peace of mind: a closer look at mental health on the University’s campus

How to find your peace of mind: a closer look at mental health on the University’s campus

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

October 25, 2018


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Nearly every student has felt stressed out at one point or another, especially now in the presence of midterm exams and assignments. Immersed in such a highly academic and social environment, students are bound to feel a surge of stress or a spell of the blues every now and then; however, when ner...

The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

Orli Bernstein, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018


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Fostering a community During Fall Break, around 30 students traveled to Cowan, also known as The Forrest D. Brown Conference Center, an impressive name for a large house in the woods near the CLIMBucknell challenge course. At Cowan, students participated in the 10th annual Common Ground retreat,...

Past staff of The Bucknellian: Editors you may have known

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

October 18, 2018


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Homecoming weekend marks a special time when current students and alumni rekindle their friendships once again on their favorite campus. It gives alumni the chance to see new changes at the University, and awards current students with the opportunity to network and reconnect with recent graduates who...

Honey, I’m home!

Honey, I’m home!

Emily Haas and Julie Spierer, Contributing Writer and Special Features Editor

September 27, 2018


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The lottery system The University provides students with on-campus housing for four years; once you become a Bison, you do not have to worry about finding a place to live on campus. However, rather than this serving as a source of comfort, guaranteed on-campus housing can be a source of stress for...

Lettuce turnip the beet for the farmers’ market

Lettuce turnip the beet for the farmers’ market

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 27, 2018


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When and where Shopping for locally grown fresh foods and products can be hard to achieve in a society where many food products are processed, shipped, and placed on store shelves. Science Daily reveals that a nation-wide analysis of U.S. Grocery purchases claims that highly-processed foods makes up a...

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


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The University’s annual Family Weekend, where the University opens its campus to students’ families for a weekend of campus-sponsored activities, will be held Sept. 21-23. Beginning Sept. 21, hundreds of family members will arrive on campus to experience the University. The activities offered this...

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