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Students travel to Harlem, N.Y. for civil rights and social justice tour

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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The Griot Institute for Africana Studies hosted a trip for University students to visit Harlem, N.Y. on Sept. 29. The trip was for students to visit New York City and gain an understanding of African-American civil and social activity that occurred in Harlem throughout the neighborhood’s lively history. Students...

Professor Deborah Sills presents on biofuel from algae

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Deborah Sills presented her recent research on Oct. 2 in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center for a Faculty Colloquium. The oldest speaker series on campus, the Faculty Colloquium allows for scholarly research to be shared amongst...

Professor Yang Wei speaks on 17th-century China

Harry Hobart, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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Professor Yang Wei from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs spoke on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. Wei’s talk was titled “Institutional Innovations and Political Decay in 17th-Century China.” The University’s China Institute hosted the event....

Student Clubs and Involvement: What happened this week

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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DIY and Desserts occurred on Sept. 29 outside the 7th Street Studio. DIY events included mug-decorating and canvas painting. There were also desserts, including an ice cream bar. Students were able to create room decorations and fun decor for friends and family. The University’s student government (BSG) along w...

Paint Bucknell Pink 5K

Paint Bucknell Pink 5K

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


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Colleges Against Cancer hosted its annual 5k on Sept. 23 to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research. This weekend’s event was the eighth annual run, and it consistently happens over Family Weekend. The event continues to improve, according to Colleges Against Cancer member Lindsay...

Therapy dogs return to campus

Therapy dogs return to campus

Katherine Kromer, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


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A group of therapy dogs eagerly played with students passing by the Bertrand Library on Sept. 24. These dogs were from the Susquehanna Trail Dog Training Club and all of the dogs were Alliance Therapy Certified. According to Susquehanna Trail Dog Training Club member and Athletics Office Coordinator...

Food for thought: Mental health discussed at Community Dinner

Food for thought: Mental health discussed at Community Dinner

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


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A variety of students and faculty gathered in Larison Dining Hall on Sept. 25 as part of a series of monthly community dinners hosted by the University. This month’s theme was Food For Thought: Mental Health, and worked with the on-campus organization Active Minds to discuss the stigmatization of...

University to support largest higher education sustainability conference

Kathryn Nicolai, News Co-Editor

September 27, 2018


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The University will act as a host sponsor for the 2018 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo on Oct. 2-5 in Pittsburgh, Pa. This year will focus on the theme “Global Goals: Rising to the Challenge,” and the role of higher education in...

Student Lectureship series to welcome: Josh Peck

Student Lectureship series to welcome: Josh Peck

Kathryn Nicolai, News Co-Editor

September 20, 2018


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The University welcomes former Nickelodeon teen star, actor, comedian and YouTube personality Josh Peck to campus on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for Performing Arts. Peck is expected to address topics spanning from his young celebrity status to bypassing traditional media challenges. Peck...

BIPP panel provides insight into Kavanaugh hearings, confirmation

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

September 20, 2018


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The Bucknell Institute of Public Policy (BIPP) hosted a forum on Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Supreme Court on Thursday, Sept. 13. Associate Professor of Political Science Chris Ellis, Professor of Political Science Scott Meinke, and Visiting Assistant Professor...

Dr. Anna Law on immigration in the Trump era

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


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The University hosted Dr. Anna O. Law on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center Forum. Law spoke on her work regarding immigration in the United States under President Donald Trump. Law is a Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College and serves as the Herb Kurz Chair in Constitutional...

New University course based off of “Teach-Ins”

Emily Barlow, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


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Assistant Professor of history Jennifer Thomson and Associate Professor of history Mehmet Dosemeci will be offering a "Teach-In" course titled “Campus Insurgent: the past, present, and future of campus activism.” These Teach-In courses are 0.5 and 0.25 credit classes focused on critical and pressing...

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