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New shuttle system in effect

September 3, 2010

By Allie Mongan Contributing Writer The new downtown shuttle system installed by the University at the beginning of this semester offers students, faculty and staff a new way to get around campus. The Office of Card Services and Student Transit issued surveys to students last spring regarding their inter...

Teleconference discusses Alta Gracia anti-sweatshop initiative

September 3, 2010

By Courtney Bottazzi Contributing Writer A teleconference was held on Tuesday, Aug. 31 to help spread the word about the recent opening of a privately-owned garment factory in the Dominican Republic. The Alta Gracia factory, owned by Knights Apparel, is becoming known for its anti-sweatshop regulations. Emp...

Public Safety Log

September 1, 2010

Wednesday, August 25 ASSIST/AGENCY 6th and St. Catherine Street: Assisted Lewisburg Police Department. WELFARE CHECK Harris Hall: Report filed. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF Trax Hall: Under investigation. ALARM/INTRUSION Computer Center: Caused by contractor. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Carey House: Report f...

University panel presents findings in study of sexual assault on campus

August 31, 2010

By Christina Oddo Contributing Writer The University community is constantly searching for ways to improve sexual assault awareness, supply support for survivors and enhance educational services, said guest speakers at the 2010 Sexual Assault Discussion, held Tuesday, Aug. 31 in the Elaine Langone C...

Non-varsity weight room refurbished

August 25, 2010

By Allie Mongan Contributing Writer The non-varsity weight room in the Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center was refurbished with several new weight machines and equipment in addition to a new sound system last summer. Bucknell Student Government (BSG) has been working since January on the p...

Sororities implement no-frills recruitment

August 25, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor This fall marks the first year sororities on campus implemented the National Panhellenic Council’s (NPC) guidelines for formal sorority recruitment. The NPC has been encouraging all universities with NPC sororities to switch to the more "toned down" style of recruitment since...

Community reacts positively to new Barnes & Noble partnership downtown

August 25, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor This past weekend marked the grand opening of the Barnes & Noble and University bookstore partnership in downtown Lewisburg. The new Barnes & Noble boasts spacious floors, all of which are wheelchair-accessible, and sells everything from contemporary literature...

Ke$ha and B.o.B. to play fall concert

August 25, 2010

By Tracy Lum Editor-in-Chief Musical artists Ke$ha and B.o.B. will headline this year’s fall concert on Oct. 29. Presented by the Bucknell Concert Committee, the performance will be held at 8 p.m. in Gerhard Fieldhouse. When selecting the performers for each semester’s concert, the committee tries...

Gruver awarded Scott Professorship

May 27, 2010

By Hannah Zachary Writer William Gruver, distinguished clinical professor of management and executive-in-residence, was recently named the Howard I. Scott Clinical Professor of Global Commerce, Strategy and Leadership. This position recognizes his extensive involvement on campus and will allow him t...

Zipcar program arrives in fall

May 27, 2010

By Ashley Isken Contributing Writer Bucknell Student Government (BSG) will launch Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing service, on campus this fall. After signing up for membership online and paying a fee, students will be able to use the environmentally-friendly cars wherever they wish for an...

Semester at Sea approval revoked

May 27, 2010

By Kelsey Wiggin Contributing Writer When Linda Kang ’10 decided to travel her junior year with the Semester at Sea study abroad program, she was unprepared for the dramatic effect it would have on her life. She said seeing several cultures over four months gave her a “perspective of the world,...

Mitchell shares memories

May 27, 2010

By Mike McPhee Editor-in-Chief President Brian C. Mitchell reflected on his time at the University and the important role he played on campus during his six years here in an interview on Wednesday morning. He also discussed his decision to leave the University four years earlier than initially planne...

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