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A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, DJ/producer duo Two Friends and the rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie took the stage at this year’s Fall Concert in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. Two Friends performed first at the Fall Concert, opening with remixes of various popular songs. Both Matt Halper and Eli Sones of Two Friends...

SASA Dinner amazes for the 48th year

SASA Dinner amazes for the 48th year

Caroline Buck, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The South Asian Student Association (SASA) hosted its 48th Annual SASA Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Larison Dining Hall. SASA is a club that celebrates South Asian culture to promote awareness and diversity on campus. Event planning for the dinner began in early September; SASA members were responsible...

Guerrilla Girls deliver Distinguished Art Lecture

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

November 14, 2019

In the Spring of 1985, a group of New York-based female artists banded together to protest the rampant discrimination in a male curated, male-centric MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) show (the exhibit claimed to be a survey of the modern era’s most significant painters and sculptors, however out of 165...

President Bravman announces plan to reforest campus front lawn

Will Metzler, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 5, University President John Bravman announced that the University will begin to transform the front lawn between the Malesardi Quadrangle and Moore Avenue to a forested state, similar to the grove behind Roberts Hall. The plan, which will take multiple years to carry out, aligns with the University’s...

Should college athletes be paid?: BIPP survey finds the answer

Kate Bixby, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

Should college athletes be paid? This question has been a heated issue among American colleges and universities in recent years. College athletes often compromise their health and bodies when playing, but reap few of the monetary benefits they earn for their schools. If athletes create significant revenue...

Ada Limón, Sojka visiting poet, shares work at poetry reading

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 12, the Stadler Center for Poetry invited Ada Limón, a Sojka visiting poet, to read a series of her poems at Bucknell Hall. This Visiting Poet Series was founded and established in 1995 by Gary and Sandra Sojka. Each fall, a distinguished poet is invited to the University to present a reading...

The Econ-versation: Disney Plus creates competition in the streaming service industry

The Econ-versation: Disney Plus creates competition in the streaming service industry

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

Last Tuesday, Disney debuted its new streaming service, Disney Plus, which includes Disney, Pixar and Marvel films, among others. Upon release, there were service outages wherein users received “unable to connect” messages, likely due to the high demand for the new service. The Disney Plus streaming...

Breaking the Bubble

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

November 14, 2019

Domestic: On Wednesday, witnesses testified that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukranian politicians to help him win re-election. Republicans have called the testimony unreliable hearsay and have leaned on unproven allegations that are in favor of the President. Democrats are moving away f...

ReBokeh wins BizPitch 2019

ReBokeh wins BizPitch 2019

Ellie Lowe, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 5 in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center, students, faculty and alumni gathered to hear five individuals and groups pitch their start-ups in the BizPitch Finale. The annual BizPitch competition encourages student entrepreneurship. With the help of faculty advisers and business mentors,...

Political commentator Heather Mac Donald to speak on campus

Sam Rosenblatt, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 14, author and political commentator Heather Mac Donald will speak at the University as part of the “Campus Politics and the Liberal Arts” speaker series. The event is sponsored by the Bucknell Program for American Leadership and Citizenship (BPALC).  Mac Donald currently serves as the Thomas W....

Bison Madness, Center Stage entertain at Sojka

Bison Madness, Center Stage entertain at Sojka

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 1, the Campus Activities & Programs (CAP) Center, Activities and Campus Events (ACE) and the Department of Athletics and Recreation hosted Center Stage at Bison Madness at Sojka Pavilion. The event began with a pep rally to excite students for the upcoming basketball season. Afterward, comedian...

Bison Girls perform ‘Off the Court’

Bison Girls perform ‘Off the Court’

Isabel Gardner, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

With endless pirouettes, grand battements and sky-high leaps, the Bison Girls showcased some of the University’s dance talent at their annual “Off the Court” event on Nov. 1 and 2 downtown at Iron Front. “We wanted to exceed everyone’s expectations again this year. We found a more intimate,...

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