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The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

Orli Bernstein, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018

Fostering a community During Fall Break, around 30 students traveled to Cowan, also known as The Forrest D. Brown Conference Center, an impressive name for a large house in the woods near the CLIMBucknell challenge course. At Cowan, students participated in the 10th annual Common Ground retreat,...

Past staff of The Bucknellian: Editors you may have known

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

October 19, 2018

Homecoming weekend marks a special time when current students and alumni rekindle their friendships once again on their favorite campus. It gives alumni the chance to see new changes at the University, and awards current students with the opportunity to network and reconnect with recent graduates who...

Honey, I’m home!

Honey, I’m home!

Emily Haas and Julie Spierer, Contributing Writer and Special Features Editor

September 27, 2018

The lottery system The University provides students with on-campus housing for four years; once you become a Bison, you do not have to worry about finding a place to live on campus. However, rather than this serving as a source of comfort, guaranteed on-campus housing can be a source of stress for...

Lettuce turnip the beet for the farmers’ market

Lettuce turnip the beet for the farmers’ market

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 27, 2018

When and where Shopping for locally grown fresh foods and products can be hard to achieve in a society where many food products are processed, shipped, and placed on store shelves. Science Daily reveals that a nation-wide analysis of U.S. Grocery purchases claims that highly-processed foods makes up a...

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018

The University’s annual Family Weekend, where the University opens its campus to students’ families for a weekend of campus-sponsored activities, will be held Sept. 21-23. Beginning Sept. 21, hundreds of family members will arrive on campus to experience the University. The activities offered this...

Introducing the new Bucknell app

Introducing the new Bucknell app

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018

The new Bucknell app is a mobile, user-friendly platform that has created a centralized location for all things University-related, and is a very widely used tool on campus. What’s new? This year, the Bucknell app has completely upgraded, including many new and improved features to enhance the...

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Sara Wilkerson, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018

Overview of the Program ​BCCSP. To some people, this may simply be another acronym heard on campus, yet for many it is the reason why they are at the University. The Bucknell Community College Scholars Program was founded in 2007 at the University in partnership with the Jack Kent Cooke F...

9/11 then & now at the University

9/11 then & now at the University

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 13, 2018

Sept. 11, 2001 brought a series of unthinkable, inconceivable events. The two planes that flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, the third plane that crashed into the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane that crashed in a field in Pennsylvania all contributed ...

New bites around the ‘Burg

New bites around the ‘Burg

Emily Haas, Cailin Jacobs, and Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writers

September 6, 2018

Lewisburg is stepping it up this year in the realm of downtown eateries. If you’re a foodie, you are going to want to check out these new spots.   Lanie’s Bare Bowls The smoothie bowl trend has swept coastal areas and is now making its way to central Pennsylvania. Founded by the owner...

Summer research programs

Summer research programs

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

September 6, 2018

Students interested in pursuing scholarly research often find themselves staying at the University for the summer months to engross themselves in a creative endeavor under the mentorship of a faculty member. There are a myriad of different summer research programs with different requirements and fund...

Spotlight on summer internships

Spotlight on summer internships

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

August 30, 2018

Sara Nicolia ’20, Markets, Innovation, and Design: Tarte Cosmetics Intern How did you get the internship? I had a connection that previously worked at Tarte. After struggling to find an internship, this person reached out to me and told me I would gain an amazing experience at Tarte and learn ...

Get (pre) oriented

Get (pre) oriented

Emily Haas and Allegra Gold

August 30, 2018

Every year, prior to the start of New Student Orientation, the University offers first-year and transfer students the opportunity to participate in a pre-orientation program. Although participation in a pre-orientation program is not required (except for International Student Orientation, which is mandatory...

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