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Dr. Joseph Sebarenzi: The importance of forgiveness in troubled times

Maddie Liotta, Senior Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Rwandan government official Dr. Joseph Sebarenzi gave a lecture on Jan. 18 concerning his personal experience with the 1994 Rwandan genocide as a part of the University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Week. Years before the genocide occurred, Belgium took over Rwanda and split apart the two main religious...

Editors You May Know Fall 2016

Editors You May Know Fall 2016

December 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

Executive Board (Barbara Bell ’18, Morgan Gisholt Minard ’17, Ellen O'Donnell ’18). Morgan Gisholt Minard, Editor-in-Chief International Relations ’17, Duxbury, Mass. Since joining The Bucknellian during her first semester at the University, Morgan has held several positions on staff, fr...

On pointe: Fall dance shows

On pointe: Fall dance shows

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editors & Managing Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Features

Each semester, the Department of Theatre & Dance hosts one dance showcase and one dance concert performed by members of various dance courses, clubs, and companies. This fall, the Fall Dance Showcase, directed by Kelly Knox, took place on Nov. 11 and 12. The Fall Dance Concert, directed by Er-D...

Who is ‘Ray Bucknell?’

Who is ‘Ray Bucknell?’

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editors & Managing Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features

Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps for college students, and the University has taken advantage of this by creating multiple accounts to keep students informed of various campus events, programs, and clubs. To keep pace with the ever-shifting demands of a tech-savvy student body,...

Small school, big ideas: BizPitch 2016

Small school, big ideas: BizPitch 2016

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

BizPitch is an entrepreneurial contest for students created and administered by the University’s Small Business and Development Center (SBDC). The competition provides business-minded students with a remarkable opportunity to challenge themselves by working in a cooperative and cohesive group and...

Shuttle up and drive

Natalie Spears, Features Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features

While the University’s campus is relatively small compared to many other colleges, the walk from downhill to uphill can be a daunting one, especially at late hours of the night. As the University continues to broaden its acreage and build more on-campus housing uphill, the walks get longer and potentially...

An upset for the ages

An upset for the ages

Natalie Spears & Barbara Bell, Special Features Editors & Managing Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Decision 2016, Features

In one of the biggest election upsets in modern American history, Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States. While the presidential race was closer than most pollsters and pundits could predict, the Electoral College map quickly became damning evidence for an unprecedented Trump victory...

More constitutional rights, less violent fights

More constitutional rights, less violent fights

Julie Spierer, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Features

Violent assault, cruel punishments, unyielding chains, tight shackles, and tender wounds are all characteristics of the Special Management Unit (SMU) at the United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg, less than a ten minute drive from the University’s campus. The restraints, the guards, and the conditions ...

Voter’s guide to Union County

Voter’s guide to Union County

Bucknell Institute for Public Policy interns

November 3, 2016


Filed under Decision 2016, Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

It’s Nov. 8 and the prospect of voting looks daunting. The Bucknellian and the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy have compiled a guide to the most contested and influencial races down the ballot as a Union County voter, and what to do on Election Day. VOTER ID If this is your first time voting in a ...

Cyber security threats: Just a click away

Cyber security threats: Just a click away

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editors

October 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

In the modern world, we back up every piece of personal information onto our phones and computers. Every daily function we perform can now be done on an electronic device, which is convenient but dangerous from a security perspective. With apps like Venmo and Apple Pay, so much of our financial information...

Bison sports mid-semester recap

Bison sports mid-semester recap

Becky Chambers, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Features

Men’s cross country Cross country is going to the Patriot League Championships Oct. 29. Leading the stampede of running Bison are Luke Giugliano ’17, Drew Dorflinger ’20, Will Bordash ’18, Ross Pirnie ’17, and Jacob Stupak ’20. The Bison are ranked 10th in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Foot...

A month of ‘No More’

A month of ‘No More’

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

Combating sexual assault Over the years, sexual assault has become one of the most prevalent forms of crime on college campuses. The combination of the drinking and hook-up culture unfortunately has made college campuses a breeding ground for cases of sexual assault. Sexual assault deeply violates...

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