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Nation awaits presidential election results

After a long and controversial election season, Americans are now nervously awaiting the results of the 2020 presidential election between incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden. Experts had warned that the winner would not be declared on Election Night, and the tabulation of mail-in, provisional and early ballots […]

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Weis Center voters hope to flip Pa. blue

As polls opened on Tuesday morning, more than 100 million Americans had already cast their vote; nevertheless, long lines of students outside the Weis Center for the Performing Arts toted cups of coffee and scrolled through their phones as they eagerly waited to cast their ballot in what was many’s first presidential election. “I was excited […]

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Lewisburg residents hold Count Every Vote rally

Over 50 University and community members mobilized in Hufnagle Park to advocate for the counting of all ballots before an official presidential winner is announced. The action, organized by Green New Deal Lewisburg (GNDL), was precipitated by the ambiguous results of the 2020 election – without a clear winner as of Thursday afternoon – as […]

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Professors discuss implications of presidential election

In the aftermath of the 2020 election night this past Tuesday, many students and other campus members are left grappling with the results and speculating on what will happen moving forward. We reached out to professors across campus, from a wide range of departments and backgrounds, to collect their thoughts and opinions on the outcomes, […]

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Bison Votes encourages political participation

Throughout this election season, Bison Votes, a student-led group, has been actively working to spread the word about the importance of voting; inform students about the two candidates, their parties and what policies they bring to the table; and share general resources and provide assistance in all ways — all from the onset of the […]

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Campus hosts election reflection events

As the tumultuous election cycle concludes, the University is hosting a series of events to reflect upon the immediate aftermath of the election. With countless forums, voter registration drives and student debates, the election has dominated campus (and Zoom) discussions for over a year.   In a campus-wide email, University President John Bravman explained that these events […]

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Revised COVID-19 protocols for the final weeks on campus

A week has passed since the University dealt with a sudden surge in the number of COVID-19 cases on campus. On Oct. 24, University President John Bravman sent out an email to all students with an urgent message that seven new positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed and that there were now 10 total active cases on campus. […]

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Athletics Department launches newly designed “Bison Nation” app

The University’s Athletic department launched a brand new “Bison Nation” mobile app. The app was created in partnership with Learfield IMG College, a large collegiate sports marketing company. Powered by SIDEARM Sports, which also serves as the host of the University’s official athletics website (BucknellBison.com), the app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and Android devices. This […]

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Theatre and dance department presents: Festival of One Person Performances

This past weekend, members of the University community along with their friends and family had the opportunity to become virtual audience members for the Festival of One Person Performances. The festival was presented by the Theatre & Dance Department’s Senior Seminar (357) course. According to the department, it was designed to be an exploration of […]

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Turkey & Trimmings program is back

For the past 15 years, the University has participated in “Turkeys & Trimmings,” a program designed to address food insecurity during the holiday season and to provide a rewarding opportunity for all community members to contribute to the cause. In past years, students and others put together “Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets” that are donated to local […]

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Breaking the Bubble

Domestic New Jersey passed Public Question 1 of the 2020 ballot, legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Many politicians have reported that this decision was “long overdue,” as it has resulted in a high number of arrests and convictions. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, who has actively campaigned in favor of the vote, expressed triumph at […]

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Upcoming Events

Friday, Nov. 6 “What’s Next: A Post Election Dialogue with Kelsey & Christina”  12-1 p.m.  A post-election talk facilitate by Kelsey Hicks-Buns, Director of Women’s Resource Center and Christina Johnson, Staff Psychologist-Multicultural Specialist  https://bucknell.zoom.us/j/91665495249  BHC Hot Topics: “Election, Humanities, Democracy”  12:30-2 p.m.  Zoom: https://bucknell.zoom.us/j/98902958868 Meeting ID: 989 0295 8868   Saturday, Nov. 7 Keepingitreel: Movie […]