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Student behavior sparks dialogue on proper audience decorum

September 20, 2010

By Tracy Lum Editor-in-Chief Student behavior at a lecture last Thursday evening has sparked ongoing discussion between faculty and students about proper decorum during presentations and classes. According to accounts from professors and first-year students, many in the audience of Howard Gardner’s t...

Students to participate in ‘Paint Your Space’

September 16, 2010

By Olivia Seecof Contributing Writer A whirlwind of color will soon decorate the white wall hiding the construction of the student hearth space in the Elaine Langone Center (ELC) as part of the "Paint Your Space" campaign initiated by Bucknell Student Government (BSG) and Activities and Campus Events (ACE)....

Arboretum encourages ecological awareness

September 16, 2010

By Kate Mallory Contributing Writer A group of students and professors has worked to install the new arboretum on campus in an effort to help the University community learn about and appreciate the many different types of trees on campus. All of the trees marked with orange numbered plaques are part of the University’s new campus arboretum. An offs...

Research on campus beneficial to students

September 16, 2010

By Courtney Bottazzi Contributing Writer Many students spent last summer in Lewisburg working alongside their professors to further their learning experience. Subject matter, experiments and research varied across the board as students took on projects and studies. Not only did the students break ...

Public Safety Logs

September 15, 2010

Wednesday, Sept. 8 ALARM/FIRE Sigma Alpha Epsilon: Caused by cooking. TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Moore Avenue: Report filed. MEDICAL REFUSAL Ziegler Health Center: Report filed. ANIMAL COMPLAINT West Fields: Report filed. Thursday, Sept. 9 CRIMINAL MISCHIEF Fraternity Road: Under investigation. THEFT...

Science and Faith fuel debate

September 15, 2010

By Christina Oddo Contributing Writer A panel of professors discussed the relationships and conflicts between science and faith Friday, Sept. 10 in Walls Lounge, coming to the conclusion that science does not necessarily have to do with morality, and that it is not cold-hearted. The solution to ...

Study abroad on the Susquehanna

September 10, 2010

By Jessica Rafalko Contributing Writer This semester marks the first time University students have the option to participate in the Bucknell on the Susquehanna study abroad program. Billed as a “domestic study abroad program,” Bucknell on the Susquehanna gives students the opportunity to study the region’s larg...

ELC to house student center

September 10, 2010

By Olivia Seecof Contributing Writer The 12,500-square foot space in the Elaine Langone Center, previously occupied by the University bookstore, will serve as a student “hearth space” next semester. The space will serve a variety of functions for students and student organizations. Sections of the n...

Gardner emphasizes intellectual curiosity

September 10, 2010

By Ryan Wodarczyk Contributing Writer A Harvard psychologist and author discussed the importance of different types of minds in a future marked by informational and technological revolutions last Thursday evening. Howard Gardner, author of "Five Minds for the Future," spoke to an audience in the ...

Week of Service inspires students to volunteer

September 10, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor University students, faculty and staff took part in the Sept. 11th Week of Community Service. The event commenced Friday, Sept. 10 with the annual remembrance ceremony and ended Thursday, the final day of community service. Beth O'Brien ’12 opened the remembrance ceremony last week wi...

Twyla Tharp encourages creativity

September 8, 2010

By Emily Harwood Staff Writer Anyone can harness his or her creativity with ambition and discipline, a renowned choreographer said Tuesday evening. Twyla Tharp, distinguished choreographer, writer, director and winner of numerous honors, including Emmy and Tony Awards, as well as a Kennedy Center Honor spoke to an audience at the University’s Weis Center...

Public Safety Logs

September 8, 2010

Wednesday, Sept. 1 EMS TRANSPORT Rear Art Barn: Transported for treatment. ALARM/FIRE Bucknell West: Caused by cooking. MEDICAL REFUSAL Psychology Lab: Refused treatment. ALARM/FIRE President’s House: Detector malfunction. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Tustin Theatre: Report filed. SUSPICIOUS PERSON ...

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