The Bucknellian

Tackling national debt unavoidable

November 10, 2010

By Chris Giglio Opinions Editor This past Wednesday, an executive commission released a proposal on how to start tackling our $14 trillion national debt. The draft bill would erase $4 trillion of our...

Editorial

November 10, 2010

The University ramped up its efforts to strengthen town-gown relations with its recent purchase of the Campus Theatre. Already this year the Barnes & Noble Bookstore at Bucknell University opened downtown,...

'Healthy' teamwork needed for reform

November 10, 2010

By Pranav Sehgal Contributing Writer Republicans are seeking to dismantle the current health care reforms, criticizing its “socialized” principles. But is “socialized” medicine such a bad thing? The...

Stewart/Colbert rally fails to restore sanity

November 3, 2010

By Pranav Sehgal Contributing Writer Recently, the U.S. political system has been in disarray: Democrats fight with Republicans, Democrats fight within their party and radical Republicans have also caused...

Private prisons use inmates for profit

November 3, 2010

By Chris Giglio Opinions Editor The privatization of jails and correctional facilities should end.  In the United States today there are 264 private correctional facilities, which house nearly 99,000...

Energy drink too 'Loko' for students?

November 3, 2010

By Lizzie Kirshenbaum Contributing Writer For years, students ranging from middle school to college age have received education concerning the effects of alcohol. Within this subject, the theory of “moderation”...

Democrats need new plan after elections

November 3, 2010

By Eric Soble Opinions Editor Driving political activist Paul Loeb back to Harrisburg airport earlier this week, I remember talking at length about the absolute trouncing moderates had undergone in this...

Editorial

November 3, 2010

Two years ago, Obama and McCain political propaganda swamped campus in a sea of red, white and blue. Posters, signs and stickers covered bulletin boards from top to bottom, and students donned supportive...

Snapquotes

October 27, 2010

How well does Bucknell live up to its goal of promoting diversity on campus?  How can it do a better job? “The diversity in our student body is definitely lacking and the international students that...

Editorial

October 27, 2010

Lack of respect is a growing concern on campus that affects students, faculty and the greater academic community. Students bully each other online and leave hurtful comments on anonymous gossip sites....

Shoppers 'sold' on personal beliefs

October 26, 2010

By Lizzie Kirshenbaum Contributing Writer Black mini-skirt, cropped blazer, metallic leggings: $54.99 plus a bit of scripture. Most Forever 21 shoppers enthused by the store’s low prices and trendy...

America must invest to compete against China

October 26, 2010

By Pranav Sehgal Contributing Writer It no longer seems as if the United States is the world’s only superpower. With countries like Brazil, Russia, India and China growing faster than the United States,...

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