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People of the year

People of the year

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 26, 2018


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At the end of every school year, the Editorial Board of The Bucknellian nominates and votes to determine three people who have made significant contributions to the University community. This year, Jackson Pierce-Felker ’18, Anna Millar ’18, and Rachel Stewart were selected as the two Students of t...

Editors You May Know 2018

Editors You May Know 2018

April 26, 2018


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Elizabeth Worthington ’18 Editor-in-chief Major: English and Psychology Hometown: Lower Gwynedd, PA Favorite newsroom moment: Watching the basketball team make it to March Madness from the newsroom on production night. Future role with the paper: I will be a consumer of the paper next ...

Be mindful: Earth Week 2018

Be mindful: Earth Week 2018

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2018


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History of Earth Day Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Before then, there were no legal or regulatory mechanisms to protect the environment — there was no Environmental Protection Agency, no Clean Air Act, no Clean...

A snapshot of this year’s honors theses

A snapshot of this year’s honors theses

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 19, 2018


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One of the most reputable manifestations of academic merit is the writing of an honors thesis. The extensive and exhausting research process culminates in a final body of work, demonstrating significant findings that the student will use to defend their thesis. While the first due date is April 1, the...

Relay For Life rallies University community

Relay For Life rallies University community

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


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  The University has participated in Relay For Life every year since the event was brought to campus in 2006. Each year, students, faculty, and staff members come together to remember loved ones lost, and honor those who have survived their battles with cancer.   This year’s 7-hour...

Hollywood and more take Market Street: the Campus Theatre

Hollywood and more take Market Street: the Campus Theatre

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 12, 2018


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The historic Campus Theatre Regardless of a student’s area of study, all University students are sure to encounter the historic Campus Theatre at some point throughout their college careers. The theatre is located at the center of Market Street, nestled in the heart of Lewisburg. The Campus Theatre...

The hidden gems of Lewisburg

The hidden gems of Lewisburg

Gray Deuber, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018


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Street of Shops Lewisburg is filled with hole-in-the-wall locales that give it a small town character. Whether it is a quiet spot to study that the larger community has yet to find, or a new restaurant that is outside of the public domain, there are plenty of locations that most of the student body...

Inclusive excellence professional development series

Inclusive excellence professional development series

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 5, 2018


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The University aims to be committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of campus life. Part of the University’s diversity plan includes the Inclusive Excellence Professional Development Series, which aspires to establish a shared understanding of diversity and inclusion inside the classroom. Th...

Pride Week ‘celebrates difference’

Pride Week ‘celebrates difference’

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

March 29, 2018


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Pride Week is an annual week-long event at the University that seeks to celebrate gender and sexuality inclusion and raise awareness and support for the LGBTQ+ community. The week is sponsored by the Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) and Bucknell Student Government (BSG). Rainbow Run The week kicked...

Delving into the Deep Web

Delving into the Deep Web

Ruby Gould, Print Managing Editor

March 29, 2018


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The Deep Web The darknet is a category that falls within the larger category of the deep web, which refers to any web page that is not indexed by a search engine. This means that search engines like Google, Yahoo, or Bing cannot access pages that fall within the deep web. However, pages don’t necessarily...

Behind the season of the 2018 Patriot League Champs

Behind the season of the 2018 Patriot League Champs

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Top Stories

The Bison men’s basketball team (24-9, 16-2 PL), under the leadership of a standout trio of seniors, has seen unprecedented success in the 2017-2018 season. On Mar. 7, the Orange and Blue took on Colgate for the Patriot League Tournament title, their league-leading 12th appearance in the championship...

Women’s resource center celebrates 30th anniversary with leadership summit

Women’s resource center celebrates 30th anniversary with leadership summit

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

March 8, 2018


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The University’s Women’s Resource Center (WRC) celebrates 30 years of providing women and underrepresented groups support on campus. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the center hosted a two-day event comprised of a gala and women’s leadership panel. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff join...

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