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Students: We get the job done

Students: We get the job done

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The University offers jobs on campus for students who want to pursue something they feel passionate about while making a few extra bucks. Some campus jobs, like the Student Calling Program, employ many students while others employ just a few. It’s difficult to figure out how to get a job...

Hype for HONY

Hype for HONY

Madison Weaver, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

From bonds to blogs: How 'Humans of New York' garnered 18 million followers “The Humans of New York [HONY] that I risked everything to pursue looks nothing like the HONY that became successful … If I had waited for the idea of HONY before I began, I never would have started … I think that is o...

Your opinions rock, so ‘rock the vote’

Julie Spierer, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Decision 2016, Features

In the coming weeks, elections will be taking place at the federal, state and local level , and students are struggling with where they should cast their votes. The Class of 2019 embodies the wide variety of states represented on campus, with 19.4 percent of the students hailing from Pennsylvania....

9/11 Fifteen years later

9/11 Fifteen years later

Barbara Bell, Print Managing Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Remembering the legacies and stories of four University students Sept. 11, 2016 marks the milestone 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took 2,977 lives in New York, Washington, and Shanksville, Pa. While the country and the world honor the legacies of friends and loved ones, the Univ...

Research roundup: Students share input on summer research projects

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under Features

Some think of summer as a time to unwind, relax, and take a needed break from school work. For a number of University students, however, the months of May-July mark a period of intense research. Students from different fields of study designed and conducted research projects this past summer to further...

New Student Orientation: Hindsight is always “2020”

New Student Orientation:  Hindsight is always “2020”

Danielle Rothenberg, Contributing Writer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Your family is finally gone, you’re entirely on your own for the next 10 months, and you and your peers have free-reign of a nearly 500 acre campus. What better way to kick off college than getting doused in paint and “nay-naying” for your entire hall? This is New Student Orientation, ladies and...

2015-2016 People of the Year

2015-2016 People of the Year

April 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

At the end of every school year, the Editorial Board of The Bucknellian nominates and votes on people of the year who have made significant contributions to the University community. This year, Caitlin Maloney '16, Jesse Klug '16, and Beth Bouchard were selected as Student of the Year, Athlete of the Year, and Faculty/Staff M...

Athlete of the Year: Jesse Klug ’16

Athlete of the Year: Jesse Klug ’16

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features

During his competitive soccer season, Jesse Klug ’16 wakes up each morning, goes to class, rushes to practice, finishes his homework, and heads to bed. Although this may seem like a typical routine for any Bison student-athlete, Klug is anything but normal. The senior soccer standout has managed to...

Student of the Year: Caitlin Maloney ‘16

Student of the Year: Caitlin Maloney ‘16

Caroline Fassett, News Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features

When asked if she has any role models or sources of inspiration, Student of the Year Caitlin Maloney ’16 hesitated a moment before responding. “I can’t point to a specific role model. I have really, really incredible parents who have always pushed me forward and really like to see me succeed, a...

Faculty/Staff of the Year: Beth Bouchard

Faculty/Staff of the Year: Beth Bouchard

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features

Running around dousing other students in paint during Color Games and lining up on the Malesardi Quadrangle for Convocation during New Student Orientation are moments that University students will never forget. We look back on these times fondly, but rarely do we take the time to appreciate the...

Editors You May Know

Editors You May Know

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

EXECUTIVE BOARD Morgan Gisholt Minard ’17 Position: Print Presentation Director What are you most proud of from this semester on staff? I’m most proud of increasing our web views tenfold and creating a cohesive print layout and design that my layout team works extremely hard on! Also, the fact t...

Environmentally mis-LEED-ing

Environmentally mis-LEED-ing

Natalie Spears, Special Content Features Editor

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In an era in which climate change, global warming, and environmental injustice are pushed to the forefront of our political and social lives, the conversation of sustainability inevitably turns back to campus. Worldwide discussions and conferences, like the Paris Climate Change Conference in Nov....

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