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Herrmann '65 returns to campus

October 6, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor People need to listen to their inner voice to be successful, said Edward Herrmann ’65 in an interview last Saturday afternoon before his production of “Mazurka: My Friend Chopin.” Herrmann was on campus for Family Weekend to play the role of August Franchomme in “Mazu...

Facebook frenzy: Professors adapt to online social networking

October 2, 2010

By Jessica Rafalko Writer Coming soon to a computer screen near you: pictures from your physics professor’s trip to Bermuda; status updates from the people who assign your term papers and grade your exams; a reminder on your sidebar, accompanied by a pink-wrapped package with a bow: Today is Stephanie Larson's bir...

University Press adapts to new publisher

September 30, 2010

By Christina Oddo Writer The University recently switched its press partnership from privately owned family business Associated University Press (AUP) to publishing conglomerate Rowman & Littlefield. Since 1968, Bucknell University Press (BUP) has maintained a partnership with AUP, a private b...

Joint BS/BA and Master's programs gain popularity

September 30, 2010

By Courtney Bottazzi Contributing Writer Out of the 3,500 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students enrolled at the University, only a handful of students span both groups by enrolling in programs that simultaneously complete requirements for dual degrees and master's degrees. These programs ...

FIRE billboard criticizes University

September 29, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has purchased a billboard advertisement on Route 15 in Lewisburg to publicize their opinion that the University has a poor record for free speech. According to their recent press release, FIRE has timed the release of t...

5k run/walk supports breast cancer research

September 29, 2010

By Olivia Seecof Writer This past Sunday, University students, faculty, community members and families gathered for the ninth annual Paint Bucknell Pink 5K run/walk. The walk was a part of the University’s Family Weekend and was sponsored by the University’s Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) club. “...

Student Government initiatives executed

September 29, 2010

By Brenna English-Loeb Staff Writer Bucknell Student Government (BSG) has implemented several new projects this semester, ranging from the Zipcars parked across from the Elaine Langone Center (ELC) to new printers around campus. With its new initiatives, BSG hopes to encourage better communication wit...

New Susquehanna launch site created

September 29, 2010

By Jessica Domsky Contributing Writer To use the Susquehanna River’s natural beauty, as well as create both outdoor academic and recreational opportunities for the campus community, the University has created a new dock behind the facilities shop at the end of River Road. The dock opens direct acc...

Local food movement hits campus

September 26, 2010

By Chris Main Contributing Writer The local food movement sweeping the nation has energized consumers and producers. The University community is no exception, with many students and faculty taking an active role in bringing local products to students’ plates. According to DailyFinance, the shift towar...

Professor discusses black identity

September 24, 2010

By Ava Ginsberg Writer The notion that black identity stems from the Middle Passage is an idea that too narrowly defines the black experience and identity, said an author and professor Tuesday night. Michelle Wright, associate professor of African-American Studies at Northwestern University and au...

Community walks to support AIDS resesarch

September 24, 2010

By Christina Oddo Contributing Writer University students and faculty, community members and guests joined together in the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center Saturday morning to participate in the fifth annual Bucknell AIDS Walk benefiting the AIDS Resource Alliance, a local non-profit organization. ...

Public Safety Log

September 22, 2010

Wednesday, Sept. 15 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Vaughan Literature Building: Unfounded. Thursday, Sept. 16 PROPERTY/FOUND Rooke Chapel: Report filed. PROPERTY/FOUND Biology Building: Report filed. ALARM/INTRUSION Lowry House: Caused by employee. MEDICAL REFUSAL Elaine Langone Center: Refused treatmen...

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