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Editors you may know: Spring 2019!

April 26, 2019

Name: Haley Mullen Role on the paper: Editor-In-Chief Favorite newsroom moment: being constantly roasted for reading the Message Center Digest   Future role with the paper: avid reader and sharer Summer plans: a vacation of biking and hiking the Irish coast with the family before heading to New Y...

People of the Year

People of the Year

Sara Wilkerson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

As the academic year comes to a close, the editors of The Bucknellian nominate and vote to determine three individuals – two students and one faculty or staff member – who have made a significant impact on the University community. This year, Harper Stewart ’19, Tyler Candelora ’19, and Fiel...

Looking for An Outing?

Libby Darrell, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

Our campus has a thriving atmosphere dedicated to outdoor education, though not all Bucknellians take advantage of the great opportunities provided. One specific organization on campus that is responsible for organizing weekend excursions is the Outdoor Education & Leadership program (OEL). The...

Multi-Factor Authentication: The University’s newest security safeguard

Sara Wilkerson, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2019

The University has recently introduced students to a new security safeguard called DUO multi-factor authentication that will protect their online data and accounts. Enrollment in DUO will be mandatory for all students by July 15, 2019. In addition to using a login with a username and password, multi-...

A spotlight on the University’s musical ensembles

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2019

Everyone listens and connects to music. Just as there are many different styles of music – pop, country, classical – there are also many different music ensembles on campus. Students are welcome to share their musical talents by participating in any of these unique groups. Just as everyone finds...

Cool Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in 7th Street Studio & MakerSpace

By Libby Darrell, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

You may have wondered, where’s the most creative place on campus?   While there may be several places at the University that foster creativity – including the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Tustin Studio Theatre, and the Art Building, to name a few – one of the most well-known i...

Thank you, Avengers

Blake Sherwyn, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

The end is near. Eleven years and 21 movies in the making, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is ready to launch its final installment to the story of a group of heroes that many of us have grown up cheering for. While this may sound dramatic for a movie genre that is often dismissed as a cash grab...

The Addiction Summit

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

April 4, 2019

One of the biggest challenges of communicating academic information outside of a classroom setting is fostering the bridge between the field of study and the interest of the general public. Two areas of scientific study that have been at the forefront of this challenge are mental health and addiction,...

In the spotlight: Blue Stockings

Libby Darrell, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019

Fem-i-nism   Well, what is it, exactly? Please, don’t stop reading here.   The brief snapshot definition from the Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History goes something like this:   “It is rooted in the Latin word ‘femina,’ meaning ‘woman.’ The...

Disclaimer: there is no true winning or losing at life

By Blake Sherwyn, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019

No human being wins at everything. No human being is immune to loss. All you can hope for is that your wins make all your losses worthwhile. That is what a successful life looks like to me. Enjoy the article, and I hope you learn a thing or two.   Validation: achieved   My roommates...

Introducing the student-led publications

Sara Wilkerson, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019

As the spring semester comes to a close, writers and artists of the University community will have produced projects that stem from classes and clubs on campus. For those interested in showcasing their works – whether it be essays, photos, paintings, or poems – the University community has many...

Science & Cocktails

By Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

March 21, 2019

Craving intellectual and stimulating conversations about science in a pressure-free, casual setting with drinks, food, and no homework? Have you ever longed for a setting where complex, scientific topics are explored in a digestible manner so that individuals of all areas of study are welcome to come...

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