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The Econ-versation: T-Mobile and Sprint merger receives approval

The Econ-versation: T-Mobile and Sprint merger receives approval

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 11, U.S. Judge Victor Marrero approved a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. This decision will alter the wireless industry as four wireless giants will now reduce to three (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile). Talks of a deal between T-Mobile and Sprint began in 2013 and rose up again in 2017,...

Pacific Roots concert at Weis Center

Pacific Roots concert at Weis Center

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 31, singer and dancer Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole performed a series of original pieces at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Kanaka'ole's work draws inspiration from Hawaiian hula practice and ancestral chants to create a fascinating contemporary blend. The Hawaiian artist was accompanied...

Poet in residence: Laura Kasischke

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 7, 2020

On the evening of Feb. 4, poet and novelist Laura Kasischke presented a poetry reading in Bucknell Hall. As the first guest of the Stadler Center Writer Series this semester, curated by Professor of English G.C. Waldrep, Kasischke also participated in a book-signing and a Q&A session. Each year,...

CCA presents: Industry Spotlight Program

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 7, 2020

Each semester, the Center for Career Advancement hosts numerous programs and events in addition to providing a variety of services designed to help students on their path to finding careers. The Industry Spotlight Program invites a multitude of alumni, parents and company representatives to campus in...

Study abroad deadline extended

February 7, 2020

Still interested in studying abroad but haven’t yet completed an application? If you have been thinking about the opportunity to make the world your classroom during the upcoming Fall 2020 semester, we have extended the deadline to Feb. 28. Why study abroad during the fall semester?  Stude...

The ‘Nell Party performs in Trout

The ‘Nell Party performs in Trout

Madison Cooper, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The University's stand-up comedy club, The ’Nell Party, performed in Trout Auditorium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. Franz Schauer ’20, one of the performers, says the club meets on Sundays to workshop ideas – especially before performances – and construct each show's set. The club performs every Thursday...

The Econ-versation: Update on the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal

The Econ-versation: Update on the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

In mid-January, the United States and China signed Phase 1 of their trade deal, with components of the deal set to go into effect mid-February. The deal detailed that China agreed to buy $200 billion of goods from the United States over the next two years, including items such as soybeans and machinery....

Breaking the bubble

Nicole Yeager and Sarah Haber

February 7, 2020

Domestic:  On Tuesday, U.S. President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address. In this speech, he touched upon four major points: tax cuts and regulations concerning the economy, potential health care legislation, the trade deal with China and foreign policies with the Middle East, and...

Casino Night at Uptown

Ellie Lowe, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 24, The CAP Center Core, formerly known as ACE, hosted their second event of the semester: Casino Night. The free event, which took place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., transformed Uptown in Swartz Hall from a casual hangout spot to a lively casino complete with food, games and prizes. The m...

Samek exhibit highlights climate change

Samek exhibit highlights climate change

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2020

The Samek Art Gallery is currently displaying an exhibition titled “Against Time: Climate Calls from the Ice Archives,” which opened on Jan. 14. With climate change being one of the most politically polarizing international crises, the multimedia exhibition by Peggy Weil, Zaria Forman and Jessica...

CCA Presents: Internship & Job Fair

Nicole Yeager, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, the Center for Career Advancement (CCA) held the Internship and Job Fair, which took place in the Gerhard Fieldhouse from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Upon entering the Fieldhouse, students were prompted to sign in and create tags featuring their names and majors. They also had the...

Rainn Wilson lecture postponed

Rainn Wilson lecture postponed

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2020

Student Lectureship Committee Presents: Rainn Wilson, which was originally going to be held on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m., has been postponed to a later date. The Bucknellian will update its readership with further details once they become available.

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