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Black Student Union presents Ninth annual Black Arts Festival

Black Student Union presents Ninth annual Black Arts Festival

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

March 1, 2018


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The University’s Black Student Union (BSU) recently hosted their ninth annual Black Arts Festival, comprised of entertaining music and dance in a variety of different events. The Festival has been celebrated for years by the University as well as the Lewisburg Community. The Festival is emblematic of t...

Question and answers with the library’s best resources

Question and answers with the library’s best resources

Emily Haas and Julie Spierer

March 1, 2018


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Have you ever felt intimidated or overwhelmed by a research assignment? Next time (if you haven’t already), consider turning to a research librarian for advice! The University has seven research by subject librarians who all have offices located on the first floor of the Bertrand Library. Each li...

BIPP BIPP hooray

BIPP BIPP hooray

Natalie Spears, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018


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With only three months left until summer vacation, it’s the time of the year when students are stressing about what they’ll be doing during the break to enhance their resumes. Most students look for jobs and internships where they live; however, there are many lucrative summer programs right here...

A closer look at the University’s religious life facilities

A closer look at the University’s religious life facilities

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 22, 2018


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The University offers an array of different opportunities for religious observance right on campus. Rooke Chapel Perhaps one of the University’s most iconic buildings is Rooke Chapel. On most evenings, the chapel’s spire can be seen illuminated by the University’s brilliant sunsets. But,...

Sex week

Sex week

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 15, 2018


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Start the conversation The second annual Sex Week, hosted by Speak UP, was held the week of Valentine’s Day from Feb. 12-18, and included a series of events, workshops, and lectures surrounding the topics of sexuality and consensual sex. As well as facilitating discussions about consent and heal...

Changing the culture: the University’s inconvenient truth

Changing the culture: the University’s inconvenient truth

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


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Campus initiatives Our environment is changing, and the pursuit of sustainability is not only important, but essential. There are currently three different branches dedicated to sustainability on campus: the Office for Sustainability, the University's Center for Sustainability and the Environment...

Not a qualm about staying calm

Not a qualm about staying calm

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 8, 2018


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Defining the matter College can be a rewarding time, where students are immersed in a culture surrounded by individuals their own age, all seeking to accomplish similar academic achievement. For many, college is comprised of more decision-making than ever before. Overwhelmed, some students neglect...

Greetings from abroad

Greetings from abroad

Julia de la Parra, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


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Are you wondering why you haven’t seen your favorite Junior in a while? It’s probably because they’re abroad! Going abroad can be one of the most amazing experiences the University has to offer. It is often filled with food, new experiences, and new friends. However, sometimes there can be moments...

Spread of the flu through the ACHOO

Spread of the flu through the ACHOO

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 1, 2018


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“Similar to trends across the nation, Bucknell Student Health has seen an increase in the number of flu diagnoses over the past few weeks,” Melissa Allen, student educator in the University Health Center, said. At only two and a half weeks into the spring semester, the University’s health...

Got class? A spotlight on some of the newest and coolest classes on campus

Got class? A spotlight on some of the newest and coolest classes on campus

Emilee Bae, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


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This semester, both the film and theater departments are offering their students something new — a long awaited collaboration. Although theater and film students are enrolled in separate courses, each with its own assignments and professor, the classes meet at the same time and in the same room. For ...

Learning from MLK’s legacy

Learning from MLK’s legacy

Michael Mufson, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018


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This year, the University student body and faculty celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by commemorating his impactful work through a week-long reflection entitled “A Critical Reflection on Current Struggles.” Over the course of the week, an array of professors from all over the country held lectures...

Peers with open ears

Peers with open ears

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

January 25, 2018


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Scheduling is similar to a game of Tetris. Students search through an expansive array of classes in order to find the courses that best fit together to create an intellectually stimulating, yet manageable schedule. The Program The College of Arts and Sciences has recently created and developed...

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