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‘Bad and Boujee’ Fall Concert 2017

‘Bad and Boujee’ Fall Concert 2017

Megan Hays, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017


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With over 3,000 people in attendance, the University Concert Committee declared the 2017 Fall Concert to be a success. “The concert went incredibly! Thanks to Public Safety and Bucknell Facilities, the show went very smoothly. Huge shoutout to Migos, Cheat Codes, and all of the concert-goers fo...

Political science professors analyze Trump presidency 1 year later

Political science professors analyze Trump presidency 1 year later

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

November 16, 2017


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In light of one full year passing since the election of President Donald Trump, associate political science professors Chris Ellis, Scott Meinke, and David Mitchell held a forum on Nov. 14 to discuss the impacts that Trump’s presidency has had on American politics. The main question that prompted...

Camillo Lazarczyk wins BizPitch 2017

Camillo Lazarczyk wins BizPitch 2017

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

November 16, 2017


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Camillo Lazarczyk ’21 walked away from BizPitch 2017 as a first place winner with $3,000 to put towards his business, Shoulder Savior. Lazarczyk and five other groups of finalists presented their startup ideas to a panel of five University alumni. The five judges included Bryan Urioste ’97, Jennifer...

Uptown breaks semester attendance record with 4,000 visitors

Samantha Ruvolo, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


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On Nov. 10, the third annual Senior Night Register at Uptown united members of the Class of 2018. 233 students attended the event, and contributed to a record-breaking achievement: Uptown has now received 4,000 visitors over the span of the semester, the first time in its 19-year existence. The...

Food and gift drives support Lewisburg families in need

Food and gift drives support Lewisburg families in need

Amy Collins, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


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The Office of Civic Engagement is spreading holiday cheer to Lewisburg-area locals in need through two annual philanthropy events: The Turkey and Trimmings Holiday Baskets and the Giving Tree. The Turkey and Trimmings Holiday Baskets involve students, faculty, and staff filling baskets with...

Photo Spotlight: Hip Hop Happening

November 16, 2017


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Undergraduates present at 12th annual Susquehanna River symposium

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017


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The University’s Watershed Sciences and Engineering Program of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment hosted the 12th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium on Nov. 10 and 11. The theme of the symposium was “The Spirit of Two Great Rivers: The Susquehanna and Delaware.” The event was held...

The 2017 Fall Dance Showcase: Talent and dedication delight audiences

The 2017 Fall Dance Showcase: Talent and dedication delight audiences

Haley Mullen, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


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Lines stretched down the corridor of Coleman Hall on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. with students eager to attend the 2017 Fall Dance Showcase. Held in Harvey Powers Theatre, the showcase was presented by the University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and directed by associate professor...

‘Pitch Perfect’ star Adam DeVine works out at KLARC, performs at Center Stage

‘Pitch Perfect’ star Adam DeVine works out at KLARC, performs at Center Stage

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

November 9, 2017


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Comedic actor Adam DeVine was spotted numerous times on campus the afternoon of Nov. 3, having arrived early for his performance at the University’s annual Center Stage event. The event, which is usually held in early October, took place a few weeks later to kick off Homecoming Weekend. It was hosted...

Celebrating First Night

Celebrating First Night

Olivia Martini, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017


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On Friday, Nov. 3, the Class of 2021, along with University President John Bravman, Dean of Students Amy Badal, and the Alumni Board, gathered in Rooke Chapel in celebration of the swiftly approaching end of this first semester and the journey ahead as University students. Traditionally, First...

Public Safety alerts campus of alleged “date rape drug” incident

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


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A report was filed last week about an alleged incident in which two females may have unknowingly consumed a “date rape drug” at an off-campus house in the late hours of Oct. 28. The two individuals reached out directly to University President John Bravman about the incident. The Department of...

Bravman and Battle host “A Night With the Presidents”

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


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Bravman says, "The Bucknells of the world are not designed to be economically efficient... [but] educationally eficacious" In an effort to foster transparency between the University administration and its students, and to disrupt the ever-propagating/proliferating rumor mill, University President John Bra...

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