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Bison Girls perform ‘Off the Court’

Bison Girls perform ‘Off the Court’

Isabel Gardner, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

With endless pirouettes, grand battements and sky-high leaps, the Bison Girls showcased some of the University’s dance talent at their annual “Off the Court” event on Nov. 1 and 2 downtown at Iron Front. “We wanted to exceed everyone’s expectations again this year. We found a more intimate,...

Chemistry department hosts annual Halloween show

Prince Ou, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

The fifth annual Halloween Chemistry Show was hosted at the McDonnell Amphitheater on Oct. 30. The show was coordinated by members of the American Chemistry Society and faculty from the chemistry department. Professor of Chemistry David Rovnyak and chemistry laboratory Director Pat Martino organized...

Giving Tree fundraiser held in Bertrand Library

Julianna Collins, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 4, a special tree for the holidays was installed in the lobby of the Bertrand Library. This Giving Tree is an annual charity fund that gives back to the community by providing young children and adults with gifts for the holidays.  This year, the Giving Tree organization is creating 500 plus tag...

“A Night with the Presidents” gives students needed answers to pressing questions

“A Night with the Presidents” gives students needed answers to pressing questions

Caroline Buck, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29, students gathered in Trout Auditorium for “A Night With the Presidents.” The annual Bucknell Student Government (BSG) event gives students the opportunity to submit questions to University President John Bravman, Dean of Students Amy Badal and BSG President Kip Hallagan ’21. “A...

Survivors, advocates and allies rally at Take Back the Night

Survivors, advocates and allies rally at Take Back the Night

Isabel Gardner, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The Smith Hall Quad was filled with students, allies, survivors and faculty alike on Oct. 28 for one reason: to come together to end sexual violence on the University’s campus. Take Back the Night, the penultimate event of No More Month, was hosted and presented by Speak UP Bucknell. The Smith...

University Press Week

Jess Kaplan , News Editor

October 31, 2019

The Bucknell University Press, along with the Association of University Presses, will be hosting University Press Week from Nov. 3-9 to encourage the reading of university press books and the important topics that they cover and encourage discussion about. The Bucknell University Press, partnered...

BSG hosts Kick or Treat 

Kate Bixby, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

This past weekend at the Bison men’s soccer Patriot League match against Army, the Bucknell Student Government (BSG) Community Committee sponsored Kick or Treat, inviting Lewisburg children and their families to attend the match and show off their Halloween spirit in a special halftime parade. Durin...

CCA brings students to NYC for career fair

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29, The Center for Career Advancement (CCA) sponsored the New York City Communication, Arts & Entertainment Fair, as well as a field trip to NBC Universal and Christie’s Auction House. This trip is held annually to introduce students to the workings of the communications, arts, and entertainment...

The Econ-versation: New tariffs on European goods

The Econ-versation: New tariffs on European goods

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 18, tariffs on European goods – including aircrafts, olive oil, dairy products, beverages and more – went into effect. Tariffs are taxes that increase the prices of foreign goods (in this case, European goods), so U.S. companies are encouraged to consume more domestic goods, supporting th...

Breaking the Bubble

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

October 31, 2019

Domestic: The NCAA has voted to allow athletes to profit from their names, images and likeness “in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.” As one of the most profitable organizations in sports, the NCAA has faced growing pressure from lawmakers to allow college athletes to earn money ...

BizPitch competition announces 2019 finalists

BizPitch competition announces 2019 finalists

Sam Rosenblatt, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

The five finalists for the University’s 2019 BizPitch competition will be Amulya, Bus Mate, Charity Chips, PlusOne and ReBokeh. This annual event gives students the opportunity to launch their own company and pitch it to a panel of judges in a “shark tank” style competition. The selection comm...

Bucky’s horns damaged once again

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bucky the Bison statue currently outside of MacDonald Commons has a long history of being damaged. Since its donation from the class of 1942, Bucky the Bison has had his horns replaced several times over the years. After years of remaining hornless, Bucky finally had his horns replaced, only to...

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