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The scoop on Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s

The scoop on Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s

Elizabeth Worthington and Natalie Spears

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Everybody recognizes the pints of homemade ice cream with unique flavors and chunks and swirls of cookies and candies, but not everyone recognizes the faces of the two men behind the name, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. After opening up their first scoop shop in 1978, the pair have enjoyed enormous...

Tuning into “The Voice of Bucknell”

Tuning into “The Voice of Bucknell”

Julie Spierer and Michael Mufson

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features

With the rise of music streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music, radio ratings have been falling across the country. College radio stations have been especially hurt by these streaming services, particularly since a majority of their users are of a youthful demographic. Successfully broadcasting...

Learning through the Grapevine

Learning through the Grapevine

Julie Spierer, Special Features Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

UNIV 130: 'From Wine to Vine: An Introduction to Viticulture and Oenology' is one of the University’s newest and most attractive academic additions. History Formerly a member of the University’s Campus Life Board, Professor of Theatre Gary Grant discovered a potential solution to minimize students'...

Career (center) hacks

Career (center) hacks

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Features

With the upcoming University Career Fair on Sept. 19, many students are wondering what they should do to prepare for it, and particularly how they should begin their job or internship search process. Some may opt to visit the Career Development Center (CDC), where they could receive useful advice from...

Building a better Bucknell

Building a better Bucknell

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The physical layout of the campus is constantly changing due to building and design renovations, which are implemented with the intent of improving the quality of campus living. Facilities often works on large-scale building projects, but also on smaller, equally essential ventures as well. The department...

An in-depth look at the Strengths and Struggles Summit

An in-depth look at the Strengths and Struggles Summit

Julia de la Parra, Senior Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features

“Strengths and Struggles” is a free 21 day virtual summit extending from Sept. 2-22 wherein students are granted access to personalized interviews that address topics such as racism, sexism, equality in education, cultural studies, and universal justice for all minority groups. After registering...

Booming business: What’s new on Market Street

Booming business: What’s new on Market Street

Allegra Gold and Julie Spierer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Students who opt to leave the “Bucknell Bubble” have probably already explored what the Lewisburg community has to offer. While a large portion of the borough’s popularity is accredited to the University, the U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg, and Geisinger Hospital, the lucrative nature of the small...

‘WE DO’ did it!

‘WE DO’ did it!

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

The University’s 'WE DO' campaign met a historic and unprecedented goal at the beginning of July. With the help of students, faculty, alumni, and parents, the campaign not only reached but surpassed the University's ambitious goal of securing $500 million in gifts and pledges. Launched in 2012,...

2016-2017 Faculty/Staff of the Year: Mike Duignan

2016-2017 Faculty/Staff of the Year: Mike Duignan

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

“The man behind the curtain” is an apt term to describe the role and character of Director of Campus Activities & Programs Mike Duignan. In the nearly three years he’s been here, Duignan has formed connections with an overwhelming number of students, aided partially by his job title as t...

2016-2017 Athlete of the Year: Claire DeBoer

2016-2017 Athlete of the Year: Claire DeBoer

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

From first grade to NCAA championships, the Bison women’s basketball team’s Claire DeBoer ’17 has come a long way. Her numerous and prestigious Patriot League and NCAA accolades reflect a successful and consistent four years on the team. When the team is in-season, they practice six days per week and lift...

2016-2017 Student of the Year: Ella Tazuana Johnson

2016-2017 Student of the Year: Ella Tazuana Johnson

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

“I grew up in the hood, and my racial identity was something I was aware of from a young age. You could’ve called me a statistic, if you will,” Ella Tazuana Johnson ’17 said. On learning of the extensive list of her campus and community involvements, the casual onlooker can’t help but wonder...

2016-2017 People of the Year

2016-2017 People of the Year

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

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, Ella Tazuana Johnson ’17, Claire Deboer ’17, and Mike Duignan were selected as Student of the Year, At...

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