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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....

Samek highlight: The Guerrilla Girls

Samek highlight: The Guerrilla Girls

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

Masked Mysteries   The Guerrilla Girls identify as an anonymous group of activist artists who utilize factual information and statistics, alongside humor and visual graphics to critique stereotypes and biases in various facets of culture. These facets include, but are not limited to, politics, arts...

Pups for positivity

Pups for positivity

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

November 14, 2019

Therapy Dog Sessions  Every student could use a much-needed break from studying, especially when it involves petting therapy dogs outside of Bertrand Library. While these furry friends visit the University all throughout the semester, they have a tendency to appear at the mid-semester slump or aro...

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

Those who had the opportunity to experience the student production of “Unheard/Unspoken” at the Harvey M. Powers Theatre on campus last week know how truly incredible it was. This deeply moving and dynamic work of art touched upon a variety of themes and issues relevant to the University’s campus,...

Learning languages: foreign language TAs

Learning languages: foreign language TAs

Bel Carden, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

What is a TA? Like many academic institutions, the University offers opportunities for students to gain outside help from peers for a subject in which they may be struggling. Additionally, some peers are offered valuable teaching experience through the Teaching Assistant (TA) positions. In addition ...

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