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Senior Class Tribute

Senior Class Tribute

Madison Weaver, Senior News Writer

April 25, 2019


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Subheadline: BSG creates a photo-friendly installation Students walking by the South Campus Apartments may have noticed a new addition: a large, block letter “B” split with blue and orange. This new University feature is the senior tribute from the Class of 2019. Situated between South Campus ...

BSG passes resolution in support of making the University tobacco free

BSG passes resolution in support of making the University tobacco free

Jasmine Minhas, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


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Bucknell Student Government (BSG) passed resolution #S19-21, sponsored by the Class of 2020 Senate, on March 31. The resolution states, “that Bucknell Student Government places the full weight of its influence behind developing a policy change” that would turn the University into a tobacco-free institution....

Green New Deal Town Hall: Students and community members discuss climate change solutions

Caroline Buck, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Andrew Stuhl hosted the Green New Deal Town Hall in the Elaine Langone Center Forum on April 23. The event brought together concerned University faculty with Green New Deal Lewisburg, a chapter of the Sunrise Movement, to discuss the Green New Deal. Over 100...

Senior Giving Drive celebrates student donors

Lynette Santhakumar, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


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As part of a new tradition, student organizations, such as L.E.A.D. Council and Senior Giving Drive, have increased their efforts to encourage students to give back to the University before graduation. Last week, the University celebrated all those who have given back with the Student Donor Recognition...

Carolyn Sidoti performs senior recital

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


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Carolyn Sidoti ’19 gave her senior violin recital in the Natalie Davis Recital Hall on April 20. Sidoti is from Long Island, N.Y. and is double majoring in Mathematics and Music. She studies under Associate Professor of Music Christopher Para and has been in the University’s Orchestra for all four...

SpeakUp Red Flag Campaign raises awareness about relationship violence

SpeakUp Red Flag Campaign raises awareness about relationship violence

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


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Each April, the Red Flag Campaign takes place on the uphill lawn outside of the Elaine Langone Center. Brought to campus by SpeakUp in 2016, the Red Flag Campaign educates students on the “red flags” that could be warning signs of an abusive or unhealthy relationship. The campaign also instructs...

Breaking the bubble

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

April 25, 2019


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National:   As a response to the February 2018 Parkland shooting in Florida, the Florida Senate passed a bill on April 23 allowing teachers to be armed in school. The new law is intended to equip teachers to defend students in the face of an active shooter. Even with a large debate over the is...

University Department of Theatre & Dance presents Blue Stockings

University Department of Theatre & Dance presents Blue Stockings

Clare Merante, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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Subheadline: University Department of Theatre and Dance presents a play about women trying to obtain the right to graduate   Pull-Out Quote: “‘Blue Stockings’ was an amazing production to take part in due to both its content and the community involved. We got to reflect back upon the t...

Breaking the bubble

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Breaking the Bubble, NEWS

National:   With the upcoming Passover holiday, measles cases are expected to increase following a recent outbreak in Ultra-Orthodox communities of New York including Brooklyn, Rockland County, and northern Westchester County. Since Passover is traditionally celebrated with large gatherings and f...

Student protests disrupt Admitted Students Open House

Jessica Kaplan, Co-Print Managing Editor

April 18, 2019


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The University’s Admitted Student Open House, held on April 13, was disrupted by a series of student protests. The first seen protest was a banner hung over the entrance of the Gerhard Fieldhouse during the afternoon activities fair, which read “Best Place for Party: ΣΑΕ; ΔΥ; ΚΔΡ; ΦΓΔ,...

Fifth annual Bison Sound promotes the arts on campus

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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The fifth annual Bison Sound event was held on the Smith and Vedder Quad from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 13. Bison Sound is an annual arts and music festival that engages the community in creative activities, games, and student musical performances. The event had a festival-like feel as hundreds of students...

Is there any such thing as a “natural” disaster?: Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

Maddie Margioni, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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Members of the University community gathered on April 16 for a discussion on what exactly a “natural” disaster is – if it even exists at all. The conversation was in the context of Cyclone Idai, which recently struck southern Africa.   Post Doctoral Fellow Alicia Hayashi Lazzarini of...

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