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The importance of therapy dogs on college campuses

Juliana Collins, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

Throughout the school year, the University offers students and faculty many opportunities to interact with therapy dogs. This allows students to take a break from their studies – and faculty from their work – to relax and spend quality time with animals. Many college students often experience times...

The Econ-versation: Stock market outlook amid coronavirus outbreak

The Econ-versation: Stock market outlook amid coronavirus outbreak

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday’s stock market closing reversed the meek outlook from days prior. While Monday marked the fifth consecutive day of decline for the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a sharp drop of 453.93 points (1.6 percent), Tuesday’s closing brought it up by 187.05 points....

Breaking the Bubble

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

January 30, 2020

Domestic: On Wednesday, Jan 29. a burning high-rise in Los Angeles injured 11 people and led firefighters to rescue 15. At 8:30 a.m., LAFD responded to a smaller fire a few blocks away until they had to quickly move to Barrington Plaza on the west side of the city. Flames were burning on six floors...

Interview with poet and activist Nikki Giovanni

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2020

Writing on topics ranging from poems Black Power and race issues to children’s literature, Nikki Giovanni is one of the world’s foremost African-American poets. Giovanni has been honored with numerous awards, including seven NAACP Image Awards and the Langston Hughes Medal. She is currently a University...

Student lectureship series to host Rainn Wilson

Student lectureship series to host Rainn Wilson

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2020

The Student Lectureship Committee will welcome actor, writer and YouTuber Rainn Wilson to the University on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Best known for portraying Dwight Schrute on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy, “The Office,” Wilson is expected to cover topics...

Interview with Amanda Gorman: Poet, activist and college student

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

January 23, 2020

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, the University invited poet and activist Amanda Gorman to share her talk, “Poetry, Power, and Protest: Using Language to Live by MLK’s Values,” an event co-sponsored by the Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts, the Office of Campus Sustainability and the Black Student...

University hosts Community Service & Involvement Fairs

Ellie Lowe, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 21, the Community Service and Involvement Fairs took place on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center Hearth Space and Terrace Room, respectively. The fairs were organized by the Campus Activities & Programs and the Office of Civic Engagement to promote greater involvement within the...

The Econ-versation: International Monetary Fund projects global growth

The Econ-versation: International Monetary Fund projects global growth

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an international organization with goals of improving the global macroeconomy, released a report on Monday projecting global growth. These growth projections are determined by changes in the gross domestic product (GDP) — a measure of final goods and services pro...

Breaking the bubble

Nicole Yeager and Sarah Haber

January 23, 2020

Domestic:  On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made last-minute rule changes for how U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will run. McConnell proposed rules would make it possible for the trial to conclude by the middle of next week. The only opposition to th...

Q&A with the new BSG Executive Board

Q&A with the new BSG Executive Board

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Bucknell Student Government (BSG) recently elected the 2020 executive board. Wilder Brice ’22 will serve as the Executive President, Molly O’Neill ’22 will serve as the Vice President of Operations and Miranda Williams ’22 will serve as the Vice President of Administration. Before the BSG board officiall...

CAP Center Core initiative to replace ACE

CAP Center Core initiative to replace ACE

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

December 5, 2019

The Office of Campus Activities & Programs (CAP Center) is inviting all University students to apply to be a founding member of the CAP Center Core, a program that furthers leadership development and community involvement through event planning. CAP Center Core will replace Activities & Campus...

Green New Deal Lewisburg to hold second climate strike of semester

Will Metzler, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and members of the Lewisburg community have planned to come together for the second climate strike of the semester as part of a coordinated Global Week of Climate Action. The first climate strike on campus garnered the attendance of approximately 600 individuals. Green New...

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