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Amy Wax stirs up controversy

Amy Wax stirs up controversy

Max Haase and Elizabeth Worthington

April 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Professor Amy Wax from the University of Pennsylvania Law School visited the University on April 26 to deliver a lecture to students and faculty. (By the time this article went to print, she had not spoken yet. Our article online will have full coverage of her talk.) Her talk, titled “The Perils of...

Local merchants accepting Campus Dollars

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

April 26, 2018


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Many local merchants will be accepting Campus Dollars next semester, including Applebee’s, Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University, The Campus Theatre, CVS at Penn House Commons, Giant Food Store, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Pizza Phi, Primo Hoagies, Sheetz, Sweet Frog, The Miller Center for Recreation...

Annual ceremony honors student leaders

Elizabeth Worthington, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Each year, student leadership awards are presented at a ceremony to recognize students who demonstrate excellence, leadership, advocacy, and other notable attributes. This year’s ceremony was held on April 22. Thirty-seven students, and one organization were honored. The Student Organization Award...

First round of sorority recruitment

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018


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Open Suites was held April 22 in Hunt Hall Although formal recruitment doesn’t begin until the fall, Open Suites, an informal, imitation first round of recruitment occurred on April 22 in Hunt Hall, the dormitory building for sororities. During the event, potential new members (PNMs) visited each s...

Artist couple Dìaz-Lewis work with students on “socially aware” works

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 26, 2018


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The University’s first annual Ekard Artist-in-Residence, Díaz Lewis, spoke in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center on April 19. Díaz Lewis is an artist collaborative comprised of the couple Alejandro Figueredo Díaz-Perera and Cara Megan Lewis. Their work draws connections between personal...

Breaking the Bubble

April 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking the Bubble, NEWS

National: “Golden State Killer” suspect arrested The suspected “Golden State Killer,” 72-year-old former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo, has been arrested in Sacramento, Calif. The string of attacks perpetrated by the killer began in 1976. The “Golden State Killer” is thought...

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


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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...

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