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Outdoor Education & Leadership office to offer wilderness first responder course

Isabel Carden, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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The University’s Outdoor Education & Leadership (OEL) Office is offering a class titled Wilderness First Responder from Jan. 4-12. Wilderness First Responder (WFR), is a course intended for “anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high...

BASA Bash

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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The Bucknell African Student Association (BASA) held BASA Bash in Larison Dining Hall on Nov. 10. This event brings University students, faculty, and staff together to celebrate food, culture, dance, and music from a variety of African countries. The walls of Larison Dining were decorated with flags...

Italian rapper Amir Issaa visits the University

Genevieve Block, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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The University welcomed Italian rapper Amir Issaa on the weekend of Nov. 9. Throughout the weekend, Issaa spoke about his career, his message, and his life as a second-generation immigrant in Italy. He spoke at an Italian workshop during the afternoon on Nov. 9, and spoke at a lecture that evening....

Campus engagement in 2018 midterm elections

Campus engagement in 2018 midterm elections

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The U.S. midterm elections captured the attention of the University and the country. The Democrats have reclaimed the House of Representatives, while the Republicans will maintain control of the Senate after picking up two additional seats. On a national scale, this was a historic election, as more...

47th annual SASA dinner

Haley Mullen, News Co-Editor

November 8, 2018


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Students, faculty and community members entered Larison Dining Hall on Nov. 3 and were greeted by students offering to place a tikka or bindi on their foreheads, a mark of red ink symbolizing energy and spirituality in many South Asian cultures. An evening of celebration of South Asian food, film, dance...

The Giving Tree is now up in the library

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The Giving Tree was put up in Bertrand Library, outside the Office of Civic Engagement, on Nov. 2. This organization allows students and faculty to give holiday gifts to those in need in Lewisburg and the surrounding communities. The tree is decorated with snowflake tags that resemble ornaments....

Public Safety informs students of caller claiming to be University member

Harry Hobart, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


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Public Safety was informed about two incidents in which a man claiming to be a University student contacted two students on campus on Oct. 29. University Public Safety sent an email containing information regarding the incidents to the student body on Oct. 31. Two students reported to Public Safety...

Professor Christopher Magee on U.S. Trade Policy

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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On Sept. 21 in Academic West, the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy (BIPP) organized a lecture given by Professor of Economics Christopher Magee on current U.S. trade policies. This has been a hot topic in the news lately, as President Donald Trump has imposed many tariffs and policies that not only...

Planning for finals: Work smarter

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The University’s Teaching and Learning Center hosted a lecture to help students prepare for finals on Nov. 5. The lecture was open to all University students and was held in the lecture hall of the Rooke Science Center. Associate Director of Student Learning Support Laura Lanwermeyer presented her...

Students gather for BSG Diversity Committee event

Emily Barlow, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The University’s Student Government Diversity Committee hosted an event on Nov. 5 in Arches Lounge to discuss the Summit House (also known as Fran’s House), an affinity house on campus which provides University students with a safe living space for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. The discussion was...

A potential case of measles on campus

Kathryn Nicolai, News Co-Editor

November 8, 2018


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The campus community was notified on Nov. 5 that a student was seen by doctors at a local health facility for a potential case of the measles. In an email jointly signed by Dean of Students Amy Badal and Medical Director of Student Health Catherine O’Neil M.D., it was reported that the Pa. Department...

Animal Behavior department celebrates its 50th anniversary

Genevieve Block, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The University’s Department of Animal Behavior celebrated its 50th Anniversary this past weekend with a variety of events including a welcome reception and poster presentation session on Nov. 2. Speeches, a tour of the Animal Behavior Facilities, and a closing reception were also held on Nov. 3. Some...

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