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Speaker raises sexual assault awareness

February 9, 2011

By Mike McPhee Managing Editor Gender violence incidents like sexual assault, domestic violence and rape are frequently labeled as “women’s issues,” but men must take an active role in preventing them as well, said a prominent sexual assault awareness speaker on Monday. Dr. Jackson Katz, wh...

Univ. suffers loss of beloved professor

February 3, 2011

By Sam Krassenstein Contributing Writer Dr. Michael W. Moohr, an Associate Professor of Economics, passed away on Jan. 31 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville at age 68. Moohr was an integral part of the University community for 35 years and was known for his charismatic personality and endless dedi...

New downtown bookstore attracts students and community members

February 3, 2011

By Meghan Finlayson Staff Writer Moving to downtown Lewisburg has enabled the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University to expand its range of products and services. The bookstore increased its size and volume to include a café and additional merchandise. “Moving from the 12,500-square-foot space in the Ela...

Professor develops new iPod app

February 3, 2011

By Carleen Boyer Contributing Writer A new University iPhone, iPod, and iPad application was released on Jan. 19 by associate professor of computer science Richard Zaccone. The application includes resources for University students such as maps of the campus, dining menus, people search, campus n...

January graduation option popular

February 3, 2011

By Ava Ginsberg Contributing Writer For many seniors, the stress of May graduation has been relieved, and their lives in the real world have begun. According to Dennis Hopple, Associate Registrar, three percent of the expected 2011 graduates have completed their studies one semester early. From thi...

Students feed community through program in Milton

February 3, 2011

By Olivia Seecof Writer On Monday nights, volunteers from the University and the local community come together as a group called Community Harvest to serve a nutritious meal to Milton community members. Every week around 2:00 p.m., students set up tables and chairs, make the meal and put out the...

Community 'plunges' into Susquehanna

February 3, 2011

By Katherine Schotz Contributing Writer The cold weather and icy conditions did not deter over 200 people from participating in the sixth annual Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 5 at the St. George Street landing. This fundraiser, part of the Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival, raised about $1,500 for the Lew...

Famed mountain climber to speak at University's 161st Commencement

January 31, 2011

By Olivia Seecof Contributing Writer Erik Weihenmayer has been selected as the speaker for the University's 161st Commencement on May 22. Weihenmayer is an author, filmmaker, humanitarian and mountain climber who, in 2001, became the only blind person in history to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He then...

Creative flash mob promotes Greene lecture

January 31, 2011

By Carleen Boyer Contributing Writer On Feb. 8, physicist Brian Greene will visit the University as part of the “Creativity: Beyond the Box” speaker series. Brian Greene, a professor of mathematics at Columbia University, has done research on string theory. His work may help explain many of the...

New BSG execs

January 31, 2011

By Eliza MacDonald Contributing Writer The Executive Board of the Bucknell Student Government (BSG) is kicking off a new year with four new board members. The new board will serve as administrators of all BSG representatives and activities for the next calendar year. “Our primary role is to voice the concerns of the st...

100 nights cancelled

January 31, 2011

By Nicole Brigg Contributing Writer Many seniors were shocked by the news that the traditional event 100 Nights was canceled this year. The Office of Alumni Relations and the Career Development Center, who host the event, have a replacement for it in the planning stages. “We are all working ...

Former bookstore converted to student space

January 31, 2011

By Sam Krassenstein Contributing Writer After months of planning by a committee partially comprised of students, the new student space is now open and equipped with plentiful couches, open walls, mobile chairs and tables. The bookstore's move to downtown Lewisburg opened more than 12,500 square feet of space in the Elaine Langone C...

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