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Changing the culture: the University’s inconvenient truth

Changing the culture: the University’s inconvenient truth

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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


Filed under Features

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...

Jingle bell, jingle bell, Lewisburg rocks

Jingle bell, jingle bell, Lewisburg rocks

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With the holiday season in full swing, the Lewisburg and Mifflinburg communities and the University are raising spirits by hosting multiple festive events in the coming weeks. Some of Downtown Lewisburg’s annual events include the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Late Shoppers Night. Regarding the...

Editors You May Know Fall 2017

Editors You May Know Fall 2017

November 30, 2017


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Barbara Bell ’18 Editor-in-Chief Major: English, Political Science, Spanish Hometown: Darien, CT Favorite newsroom moment: Whenever anyone couldn’t come up with a headline. Future role with the paper: Rude. My time on The Bucknellian is now over, but I still plan to infiltrate the...

80 turkeys later: Behind the scenes of the annual ‘Cafsgiving’

80 turkeys later: Behind the scenes of the annual ‘Cafsgiving’

Julie Spierer, Special Features Co-Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Tradition During the week preceding Thanksgiving break, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, apple pie, and more are on the minds of first-years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors alike as they eagerly anticipate the return of the University’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner, affectionately k...

Announcing the Spring 2018 Editorial Board

Announcing the Spring 2018 Editorial Board

Barbara Bell, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

The Bucknellian Editorial Board held elections for positions for the spring semester of 2018 on Nov. 12. The new executive board will be headed by Elizabeth Worthington ’18 as Editor-in-Chief. She will be joined by Ruby Gould ’19 as Print Managing Editor. Lynn Korsun ’18 will continue in her c...

Homecoming Weekend 2017: Bison return to their herd

Homecoming Weekend 2017: Bison return to their herd

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

More than 800 alumni, friends, and family returned to the University for the 2017 Homecoming Weekend. Visitors attended various events hosted throughout the weekend and reunited with old friends. However, the weekend encouraged more than just reunions; Homecoming promotes alumni engagement through networking,...

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