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Early Decision I applications: Inside the admissions process

Early Decision I applications: Inside the admissions process

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Early Decision I applications from prospective students were due to the University on Nov. 15. Early Decision applications require students to commit to attending the University if accepted. Following this round of Early Decision I, Early Decision II applications are due on Jan. 15. While the Regular...

How the Office of the Registrar crafts the final exams schedule

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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With the final exams period beginning next week, starting with Reading Day on Dec. 5 and exams beginning on Dec. 6, students and professors are abuzz preparing for upcoming final assessments. However, in the Office of the Registrar, plans for final exams, specifically the final examination schedule,...

In Memoriam: Jane Maas ’53

In Memoriam: Jane Maas ’53

Kathryn Nicolai, News Co-Editor

November 30, 2018


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The University mourns the loss of Jane Maas ’53, alumna and former trustee. Maas is best known for her professional endeavors in the male-dominated advertising industry, and as the creator of the famous 1970s “I Love New York” campaign. University President John Bravman shared the news with faculty,...

Generous gift given to jumpstart construction of new management building

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Prior to Thanksgiving recess, a financial gift was given to assist in the construction of a new building to be shared by the Freeman College of Management and the Department of Art & Art History. The pledge brings the total amount raised for the project to $26 million, reaching more than half of...

Historian Mark Moyar speaks on campus

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Mark Moyar, historian and author of several books surrounding the Vietnam War, spoke to an audience of University faculty and students at Bucknell Hall on Nov. 27. His lecture, in which he answered questions posed by Professor of Management William Gruver and University alumnus Ian Ferguson, was part...

University student starts petition against puppy mills

Genevieve Block, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Liana Irvine ’20 submitted a petition to the Pennsylvania General Assembly to push legislators towards “a comprehensive state law that fines ‘puppy mills’ for selling any animal without proper medical records.” With the money collected from the fines, Irvine suggests that it be donated to...

Surrealist Party celebrates art exhibition

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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The Samek Art Museum hosted the Surrealist Party on Nov. 28 to celebrate the exhibit “The Mystic Detectives.” The exhibit “surveys the influences and echoes of Surrealism in contemporary art.” It opened on Oct. 16, replacing the former exhibit “Painted Pages,” a collection of Medieval...

Dean Badal and President Bravman address student concerns at A Night with the Presidents

Dean Badal and President Bravman address student concerns at A Night with the Presidents

Haley Cooper, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018


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Hundreds of students and faculty came together in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 11 to hear a question-and-answer session in “A Night with the Presidents.” This panel was conducted by Chandler Houldin ’20, president of Bucknell Student Government (BSG), who pre-selected and...

First annual Veteran’s Memorial ceremony commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI armistice

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Individuals around the globe gathered this weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice. On Nov. 11, members of the University community gathered in the memorial garden behind Rooke Chapel to pay tribute to the University members who served in World War I, in addition to...

TEDxBucknell: Succeeding under pressure

TEDxBucknell: Succeeding under pressure

Haley Mullen, News Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


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The TEDx Bucknell University event took place at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg on Nov. 10. Modeled after TED conferences, the event aimed to provide a platform for intellectual discussions from stand-out members of the University community. The speakers included professors, students, and University...

The Weis Center hosts renowned poet Anne Carson

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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The Weis Center for the Performing Arts hosted poet and translator Anne Carson on Nov. 13. Carson and her collaborator Robert Currie performed Carson’s piece “A Lecture on the History of Skywriting,” which was originally performed at the New York Live Ideas Festival and again at the Whitney Museum...

BIPP Pizza and Policy panel breaks down midterm elections

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

November 15, 2018


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The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy (BIPP) hosted a Pizza and Policy panel in Academic West on Nov. 8, breaking down the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections. Associate Professor of Political Science Chris Ellis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Jennifer Silva, and Professor of...

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