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All eyes on the prize: Patriot League basketball playoffs preview

All eyes on the prize: Patriot League basketball playoffs preview

Michael Caruso & Elise Covert, Contributing Writer, & Sports Co-Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Features, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

Men's One look at the Patriot League stats and standings will tell you just how dominant the Bison men’s basketball team has been this season. The Bison are currently first in the standings with a league record of 13-3 and an overall record of 21-8. This is the 13th time in program history that th...

Day of Action: Local iteration of national campaign focuses on education, science, and solidarity

Day of Action: Local iteration of national campaign focuses on education, science, and solidarity

Ellie Hislop, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features

More than a hundred strike actions took place across the United States on Feb. 17 as part of the Strike4Democracy campaign to “stand up for America’s democratic principles.” Members of the University community and student activist groups organized their own Day of Action in solidarity with the...

Chrysalis takes flight

Chrysalis takes flight

Julianne Treene, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Since 1999, the annual Chrysalis Ball has brought students, faculty, and staff together for a night of music, dancing, and celebration. Typically held the weekend before finals of the spring semester, Chrysalis is a tradition that marks the successful completion of another academic year. The event featur...

Power to the Posse

Power to the Posse

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features

The concept of a well-rounded liberal arts education flourishes when students of different backgrounds are placed on one campus. This situation is also enhanced when students are given the opportunity to learn and grow not only from what the University has to offer, but also from each other. As a small...

The Campus Theatre’s mission of historic preservation & vision for cultural captivation

The Campus Theatre’s mission of historic preservation & vision for cultural captivation

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Top Stories

Every member of the Lewisburg community is sure to encounter the historic Campus Theatre at some point, as its iconic neon green lettering and old-school marquee on Market Street make it hard to miss. The theatre’s central location, nestled in the heart of Lewisburg, and old-fashioned Art Deco themed...

Same faces, different places: Bucknell ‘in’ summer programs abound

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Bucknell “in” Summer Programs provide students with the ability to complete a course of choice or academic requirement in an abbreviated period of time, usually around three weeks total. The University offers a variety of opportunities for students to engage in, across many geographic regions...

Anderson Cooper anchors Weis Center

Anderson Cooper anchors Weis Center

Morgan Gisholt Minard, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features

Anderson Cooper on American politics, alternative facts, and the language of sorrow “Let me guess the first question: What the f*** is going on?” In a plucky start to the evening, CNN anchor and critically acclaimed journalist Anderson Cooper addressed both moderator Provost Barbara Altmann and the...

The Women’s March: A polarizing protest

The Women’s March: A polarizing protest

Amarachi Ekekwe and Kiera McGee

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features, OPINIONS, Top Stories, Top Stories

Too tired to be angry By Amarachi Ekekwe There have been very few times in my life where I have felt like I didn’t belong, and most of these times have occurred at the University during my nearly three years here. Whether it was after the WVBU radio incident my first year or sitting in a class ...

Picking up the pieces from Charleston: How contemporary racism and lax gun laws contribute to needless violence

Morgan Gisholt Minard, Editor-in-chief

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features

It seems impossible that the hate of one person could impact so many in one fell swoop, yet that’s exactly what happened when 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed nine people during a Bible study in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. in June 2015. Of the nine churchgoers...

Seeds of change: Beloved Community Dinner celebrates advocacy on campus

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features

This month’s Beloved Community Dinner, titled “A Movement Like Kaepernick: How One Individual Can Spark Possibilities for Peace,” co-hosted by the Black Student Union and student-athletes, created provocative and thoughtful conversation about the steps one can take to promote peace in the community....

Working towards a hopeful future: Peace and equality

Allegra Gold, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features

The University honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day by promoting peace and equality through various empowering guest speakers and campus events in a weeklong celebration from Jan. 16–22. The week was dedicated to the remembrance of peace, courage, bravery, equality, and love. On Jan. 19, the University...

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...

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