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Editorial: An aggravating election and an uncertain future

Editorial: An aggravating election and an uncertain future
November 5, 2020

It is possible that the 2020 presidential election will not be over by the time this piece is published; there is still so much we don’t know, so much that remains up in the air, so many apparently inexplicable...

Reasons to delete social media

Reasons to delete social media
Nick DeMarchis, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

New documentaries like “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix have served to reiterate an open secret, not only among the Silicon Valley elite but also among the general public — that social media is as...

Trump v. Biden on race issues

Anthony Lopez, Senior Writer November 4, 2020

Meaningful dialogue on racial inequality in the United States must acknowledge the ways America's white supremacist roots pervade housing, eduction, and economic opportunity. It is an incredibly complex...

A message from the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy

Associate Professor of Political Science John Doces and Professor of Political Science Chris Ellis November 4, 2020

As incoming co-directors of the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy (BIPP), we would like to extend a welcome to all University students. We are both very excited to be co-directors of BIPP and want to...

BIPP: The #BLM lesson plan that polarized a Wisconsin city

Trey Gaither, BIPP Intern November 4, 2020

After raising two small children, educator Melissa Statz migrated to the town of Burlington, Wis., taking up a teaching position in the social sciences at a local elementary school. As a teacher, Statz...

Ariana making ‘grande’ moves

Ariana making 'grande' moves
Caroline Hendrix, Senior Writer November 3, 2020

Ariana Grande has just released her sixth album, “Positions.” To say that it has been received well is an understatement; her new album’s fresh sound and style is a clean break from pop. The first...

Second wave of COVID and closures

Aaron Tstatkis, Contributing Writer November 3, 2020

The United States has come a long way since its first confirmed case of COVID-19 on Jan. 20. As we have faced ups and downs in cases since January, many wonder if we are nearing the end of the virus or...

Reaping what we’ve sowed: COVID cases spike on campus

Reaping what we've sowed: COVID cases spike on campus
Nick DeMarchis, Senior Writer October 29, 2020

“Pleasantly surprised” and “cautiously optimistic” are how, before the events of last weekend, I described my feeling about our University’s COVID-19 situation. However, recent developments have...

Church revises stance on civil unions: Is Pope Francis woke?

Haley Beardsley, Contributing Writer October 28, 2020

“Francesco,” a new documentary about the life and teachings of Pope Francis, was released in Rome only this past month, featuring a scene which appears to show the Pope endorsing civil unions for homosexuals....

Less is more for your skin

Less is more for your skin
Caroline Hendrix, Senior Writer October 28, 2020

Things can get a little too hectic when everyone is shouting at you that "you need to put this vitamin on your skin" or that "this product will change your life" or that "this skincare routine is the only...

Ice Cube melting under the heat

Alyssa Endres, Contributing Writer October 28, 2020

An uproar of controversy revolving around U.S. President Donald Trump and his supporters has sparked yet again. One person that many people were not exactly expecting to catch headlines was the famous...

BIPP: The second (and final) great debate

Trey Gaither, BIPP Intern October 28, 2020

Unlike its predecessor, the second presidential debate between Democratic candidate Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump offered Americans an opportunity to parse each candidate’s values and policy...

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