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Art in bars: The methods of pairing fine art and fine drink

Art in bars: The methods of pairing fine art and fine drink

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  People don’t often associate beer with art, but for the local and University communities, this pairing provides an appreciative and social outlet for fine art and fine beer. The Art in Bars series hosted by Samek Art Museum has held events in the past few years for individuals to sample...

LGBTQ Support List

LGBTQ Support List

October 5, 2017


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The following individuals have agreed to publicly state their support of the LGBTQ community by being included in the 17th annual list of Faculty and Staff and the 11th list of University students. The individuals have promised to accept and support members of our community who may identify as lesbian,...

From court to coach: Jay Wright ’83 returns to campus

From court to coach: Jay Wright ’83 returns to campus

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 28, 2017


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As Villanova basketball coaching legend Jay Wright ’83 sat at the front of Trout Auditorium on Sept. 21, he reflected on his 2016 National Championship title. “I told my team in the locker room—this is bigger than us. This win is all about the people who came before us—those are the p...

The gang’s all here: Family Weekend edition

The gang’s all here: Family Weekend edition

Natalie Spears and Julie Spierer

September 28, 2017


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This year’s Family Weekend saw student organizations successfully entertain both students and families alike. Between Sept. 22 and Sept. 24, events were held that showcased Bucknellian talent. Some of the student performances included Christy’s A Cappella Concert, the ’Nell Party stand-up come...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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“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


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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,...

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