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‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Who is Speak(ing) UP? This year, the University recognized the third annual Sex Week on campus. Each year, Speak UP dedicates the week around Valentine’s Day to promoting sex positivity through various events and programs on campus. Since it was founded in 2012 by student volunteers, the group ...

Positive change through Posse

Positive change through Posse

Sarah Baldwin and Libby Darrell

February 14, 2020

Students across the nation often feel powerless among pressing issues that they face not only at their respective institutions but also as citizens of America. For those students wishing to engage in discussion about difficult or stigmatized topics, the act of finding a proper forum to do so can be a...

Super Bowl Sunday: It’s Comeback Season

Lily Baker, Contributing Special Features Writer

February 7, 2020

Whether an athlete at the University or not, students of all kinds are aware of one of the most-watched events on television: the Super Bowl. On Feb. 2, the Kansas City Chiefs faced the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl LIV. The game took place in Miami, Fla. at the Hard Rock Stadium. This year’s...

Spread the Word: Literary Opportunities

Spread the Word: Literary Opportunities

Libby Darrell, Special Features Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

Any University students who have taken a course with Assistant Professor of English Joe Scapellato would know about the concept of literary citizenship. As several courses in the English department explain, the concept refers to one’s engagement in the community in which they wish to be included. In...

Kobe Bryant: A legend’s lasting legacy

Kobe Bryant: A legend’s lasting legacy

Sara Wilkerson, Special Features Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

“And we both know, no matter what I do next I’ll always be that kid With the rolled up socks Garbage can in the corner :05 seconds on the clock Ball in my hands. 5 … 4 … 3 … 2 … 1”                   -From Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball”  The immortal words ...

Makin’ my way downtown

Makin’ my way downtown

Libby Darrell, Special Features Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

While Bucknell's campus is located in rural Central Pennsylvania, students have plenty of options in terms of off-campus activities. A few blocks away, residing on Market Street, is a wide array of local restaurants and clothing boutiques, which are easily accessible by foot or the University’s shuttle. Located...

University hosts MLK Week

Libby Darrell, Special Features Co-Editor

January 23, 2020

Time to Break the Silence In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy as an activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, the University is hosting its annual MLK Week. Called “Time to Break the Silence,” the remembrance events for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will run Jan. 20-26. This year, ...

The Office of Global & Off Campus Education: The University’s gateway to the world

Sara Wilkerson, Special Features Co-Editor

January 23, 2020

“Patience” and “flexibility” are two seemingly unrelated words. Yet, according to Marguerite Santorine, one of the advisers in the Office of Global & Off-Campus Education, these words of wisdom are vital to advisees throughout the tedious study abroad application process. “I believe...

Editors you may know

Editors you may know

December 5, 2019

EXEC   Sam Rosenblatt Sam is the Editor-in-Chief, helping edit articles and lead The Bucknellian staff. He started with The Bucknellian as a writer during his freshman year and later served as a Section Editor and Print Managing Editor. Sam loves spending time with the Editorial Board ...

The night before finals

The night before finals

Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

As the semester comes to an end and finals approaches, it is extremely important for students to discover ways to break up studying and relieve stress. A myriad of University activities and events are offered for students and faculty to utilize during this busy and stressful time. Here are a few ways...

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....

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