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The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Investigative News, NEWS, Top Stories

On April 17, 2005 a small headline appeared in the corner of the front page of the Susquehanna Valley Daily Item: “Centre County DA missing.” The story continued inside the paper, briefly outlining a developing case: “Police searched the land and air in central Pennsylvania for any sign of a car...

Tunnel vision for the future: Bucknell West tunnel to be Class of 2018 tribute

Megan Hays, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Each year, the graduating class has a sum of money left in their account; this money traditionally goes towards a class tribute — a way for seniors to give back to the University. This year’s graduating class pursued a project to renovate the tunnel connecting the main campus to Bucknell West...

University housing changes for the upcoming Fall of 2018

Max Haase, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS

With the spring semester coming to an end, many students have raised concerns regarding their housing selections for next year. A multitude of students with accommodations, on waiting lists, looking to upgrade and/or change their rooms, or without a room in general have voiced their concerns, and hous...

Promoting greek life on campus: Greek Week 2018

Promoting greek life on campus: Greek Week 2018

News Editor, Kathryn Nicolai

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Greek Week, hosted by the University’s Panhellenic Council (Panhel) and Interfraternity Council (IFC) occurred from April 9-14. The University’s Greek chapters participated in an array of competitions and events such as Instagram challenges, community service, basketball, and trivia in an effort...

Feminist author Dorothy Allison lectures on the intersection of class, race, sexuality and gender

News Editor, Kathryn Nicolai

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Feminist author Dorothy Allison presented on the intersectionality of class, race, sexuality and gender to a crowd at 7 p.m. on April 17 in the ELC Forum. The lecture was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender and addressed intersectionality through the narratives of...

Students to display talent at Choreographer’s Showcase

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Choreographer’s Showcase will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 20 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Tustin Blackbox Theatre. The Showcase is sponsored by the University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Admission is $7 for all – students may pay with their University ID. The conce...

Breaking the Bubble

April 19, 2018


Filed under Breaking the Bubble, NEWS

International: More than 100 missiles were launched by the United States, Britain and France at three chemical weapons storage and research facilities in Syria on April 14. The attack was in response to a chemical attack on Syrian civilians, President Donald Trump sent CIA director Mike Pompeo...

“Crazy for You” takes the Harvey Powers stage

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

From April 13 to April 16, the Theatre Department produced the classic musical “Crazy for You,” with music and lyrics written by George and Ira Gershwin. The production was directed by Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Dustyn Martincich. Leads Brendan Trybus ’18 and Catherine Ames ’20...

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Filmmaker Ken Burns presented on his most recent 10-part, 18-hour series “The Vietnam War” at the Weis Center for Performing Arts on April 9 as part of the Bucknell Forum speaker series. Burns, considered the most acclaimed historical documentarian of our time, started with a 15-minute address...

University survey finds Americans deeply divided by #MeToo

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

A survey conducted by YouGov for the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy revealed just how divided opinions on the #MeToo movement are. The survey showed that many Americans believe that the movement will lead to changes in policies in the workplace regarding sexual assault, and that it will empower...

Commemoration of Margaret Silverstein, daughter of Carl Silverstein ’19

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The daughter of non-traditional student Carl Silverstein ’19, Margaret Silverstein, took her own life on April 5, 2018. Margaret is survived by seven siblings — Jessica, Elizabeth, Simeon, Samuel, Grace, David, and Rachel — and her parents, Carl and Terry Fox. Margaret was described by her father...

Peter Balakian ‘73 becomes 13th Janet Weis Fellow

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Peter Balakian ’73 was awarded the 13th Janet Weis Fellowship in Contemporary Letters in Bucknell Hall on April 5, making him the first University graduate to receive the honor. Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities in the department of English and director of...

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