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A preview of Family Weekend 2018

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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...

Introducing the new Bucknell app

Introducing the new Bucknell app

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


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The new Bucknell app is a mobile, user-friendly platform that has created a centralized location for all things University-related, and is a very widely used tool on campus. What’s new? This year, the Bucknell app has completely upgraded, including many new and improved features to enhance the...

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Sara Wilkerson, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


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Overview of the Program ​BCCSP. To some people, this may simply be another acronym heard on campus, yet for many it is the reason why they are at the University. The Bucknell Community College Scholars Program was founded in 2007 at the University in partnership with the Jack Kent Cooke F...

9/11 then & now at the University

9/11 then & now at the University

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 13, 2018


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Sept. 11, 2001 brought a series of unthinkable, inconceivable events. The two planes that flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, the third plane that crashed into the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane that crashed in a field in Pennsylvania all contributed ...

New bites around the ‘Burg

New bites around the ‘Burg

Emily Haas, Cailin Jacobs, and Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writers

September 6, 2018


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Lewisburg is stepping it up this year in the realm of downtown eateries. If you’re a foodie, you are going to want to check out these new spots.   Lanie’s Bare Bowls The smoothie bowl trend has swept coastal areas and is now making its way to central Pennsylvania. Founded by the owner...

Summer research programs

Summer research programs

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 6, 2018


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Students interested in pursuing scholarly research often find themselves staying at the University for the summer months to engross themselves in a creative endeavor under the mentorship of a faculty member. There are a myriad of different summer research programs with different requirements and fund...

Spotlight on summer internships

Spotlight on summer internships

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

August 30, 2018


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Sara Nicolia ’20, Markets, Innovation, and Design: Tarte Cosmetics Intern How did you get the internship? I had a connection that previously worked at Tarte. After struggling to find an internship, this person reached out to me and told me I would gain an amazing experience at Tarte and learn ...

Get (pre) oriented

Get (pre) oriented

Emily Haas and Allegra Gold

August 30, 2018


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Every year, prior to the start of New Student Orientation, the University offers first-year and transfer students the opportunity to participate in a pre-orientation program. Although participation in a pre-orientation program is not required (except for International Student Orientation, which is mandatory...

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...

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