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Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2018


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Pennsylvania’s 85th House district, which includes Lewisburg, has been represented by Republicans for nearly 30 years. Incumbent Fred Keller has held the seat since winning the election to the state house in 2010, with little formidable challenges in a predominantly red district. Running against Keller...

Director of Sorority and Fraternity Affairs, Matt Ferguson leaves University

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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University Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs Matt Ferguson’s last day at the University was Oct. 17. Ferguson will be transferring to the University of Michigan, as he has accepted a new position in the Ross School of Business. “Departing Bucknell is bittersweet—I have had the privilege...

Community shows off spooky science at Halloween Chemistry Show

Emily Barlow, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


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The fourth annual Halloween Chemistry Show was held at the McDonnell Amphitheater on Oct. 16. The event was sponsored by the American Chemical Society Student Affiliate Group at the University. Families from Lewisburg and the surrounding area came out to enjoy various Halloween-themed chemistry experiments....

CommUnity Zone promotes “Human Relations Ordinance”

Harry Hobart, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


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CommUnity Zone, a local nonprofit in downtown Lewisburg, is working to pass a Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) which, like other municipalities throughout Pennsylvania, “would honor the civil rights of anyone and prevent discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national...

Farm Sustainability Festival 2018

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


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The University hosted the Farm Sustainability Festival on Oct. 17 on the southwest corner of campus. The event took place at the University Farm in partnership with the Center for Sustainability and the Environment. The festival was open to students and faculty as well as the public, offering snacks...

Walk it! Bike it! Lewisburg

Isabel Carden, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Since 2015, Lewisburg’s Walk it! Bike it! committee has been working to promote walking and biking within Lewisburg and the surrounding area. By informing the community about the many benefits of walking or biking instead of driving, the committee hopes to improve overall road safety in Lewisburg. Samantha...

New exhibits open at the Samek Gallery

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Two new exhibits have opened at the Samek Gallery: “Mystic Detectives” is a surrealist exhibit at the Campus Gallery in the Elaine Langone Center that opened on Oct. 16, and “Women’s Work” opened at the Downtown Gallery on Oct. 2 and is tied to the Classics Department. Gallery Director...

Josh Peck speaks at Weis Center

Josh Peck speaks at Weis Center

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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The Bucknell Student Lectureship Committee welcomed Nickelodeon star and YouTube personality Josh Peck to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 2. Peck engaged in an interview/discussion with the University’s own Dr. Catherine A. O’Neil, who moderated the event. O’Neil is the lead physician...

Clothesline Project promotes campus awareness of sexual assault

Katherine Kromer, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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Pull out quote: “The Clothesline Project is a really important event for Speak UP because it spreads our message to all of campus. The project allows students to be creative and take a stand against sexual assault for No More Month.” - Zoe Lindahl ’20 Each year as part of No More Month, which...

DJ Steve Aoki ‘cakes’ the University’s student body at Fall Concert

DJ Steve Aoki ‘cakes’ the University’s student body at Fall Concert

Isabel Carden, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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The University held its annual Fall Concert with performances by DJ Steve Aoki and band AJR on Sept. 28. The Concert Committee began planning this event last summer, sending a survey to all students asking what artist they would be most interested in seeing perform at the University. Steve Aoki received...

Students travel to Harlem, N.Y. for civil rights and social justice tour

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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The Griot Institute for Africana Studies hosted a trip for University students to visit Harlem, N.Y. on Sept. 29. The trip was for students to visit New York City and gain an understanding of African-American civil and social activity that occurred in Harlem throughout the neighborhood’s lively history. Students...

Professor Deborah Sills presents on biofuel from algae

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Deborah Sills presented her recent research on Oct. 2 in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center for a Faculty Colloquium. The oldest speaker series on campus, the Faculty Colloquium allows for scholarly research to be shared amongst...

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