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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


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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


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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....

Right on key: University a capella groups showcase annual spring concerts

Right on key: University a capella groups showcase annual spring concerts

April 21, 2016


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The Silhouettes The Silhouettes are the University's only all-female a cappella group at the University that held their annual spring concert on April 10. To ensure that the concert went off without a hitch, the entire group put in many hours of practice. Silhouettes Musical Director Maggie C...

Housing havoc: Students voice frustrations with housing inconsistencies

Housing havoc: Students voice frustrations with housing inconsistencies

Barbara Bell, Madison Weaver, Natalie Spears, Print Managing Editor, Staff Writer, Special Features Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

University housing is one of the most stressful and controversial aspects of campus life. With the ever-changing options and random lottery numbers, students are often left confused and frustrated as to who they can live with and where. Housing options have drastically changed throughout the years i...

Ideas and internships incubate downtown

Ideas and internships incubate downtown

Jon Davis, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Across from the Campus Theatre on the floor above the Downtown Gallery, one can find the Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator (BUEI), a hub for innovation and design. Within the BUEI, many different Lewisburg entrepreneurs share an office space, each day working toward growing their companie...

Pride for all: GSA hosts a colorful Pride Weekend

Pride for all: GSA hosts a colorful Pride Weekend

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted its very first Pride Weekend on April 1-3. With parades, panels, and parties, the weekend was a major success and promoted the celebration and awareness of the LGBTQ+ community. Multiple organizations across campus co-sponsored the event and shared...

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