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Bernie Sanders comes to campus to ask for your financial support

Bernie Sanders comes to campus to ask for your financial support

Sam Ruvolo, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

There was a palpable buzz of excitement last week in and around Coleman Hall and Vaughn Literature Building as most liberal arts professors prepared for a special visitor. He arrived on Feb. 17, humbly sporting a brown winter coat, zipped to the very top (and of course, his signature glasses). Verm...

Kyle’s Korner: TOOT

Kyle’s Korner: TOOT

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

February 21, 2020

Conspiracy theories: Rainn Wilson flakes

Nick DeMarchis, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The entire university waited with bated breath to herald the arrival of the eternal star of “The Office,” Rainn Wilson. Famously acclaimed for portraying Dwight on the NBC show, his mysterious postponement made waves through the Lewisburg community. Some have come to speculate that there may be ulterior...

The chronicles of the Division I luge team

Bridgette Simpson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Located in central Pennsylvania, the University can experience some pretty harsh winters. On some occasions this year, students and faculty have seen some frost on the mornings after snowfalls, but it never sticks around for more than a day. Due to the depressing reality of this year’s winter, the new l...

Best things to give up for Lent

Liz Whitmer, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

Lent is right around the corner, and some University students have felt the pressure of picking a lifestyle change to make for 40 days starting at the end of this month. The Bucknellian was able to conduct a campus-wide survey to get the top results from students who already have their Lent goals locked in...

Students infuriated with class being held on Presidents’ Day

Franz Schauer, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Dozens of students gathered outside Bertrand library last Sunday afternoon to protest the school’s choice to hold class on Presidents’ Day. Although Presidents’ Day has never resulted in canceled class, students for some reason thought they could have a say this year.  It was reported that...

A campus divided: implications of bison’s new craft beer

A campus divided: implications of bison’s new craft beer

Bridgette Simpson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

As many students are aware, Saturday is the single best day of the week because of the weekly occurring Super. Yet, in the thick of winter, University students have had to deal with the Saturdays that have fallen victim to snow, rain and below-freezing temperatures. Due to the cold temperatures and, s...

Kyle’s Korner: Studying

Kyle’s Korner: Studying

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

February 14, 2020

Pick-up lines for every type of Valentine

Bridget Beljan, Satire Co-Editor

February 14, 2020

For the girl who just got back from studying abroad: Are you French?  Because Eiffel for you. For the tech junkie: Are you an https?  Because without you I’m :// For the cutie you come across for the first time: Do you believe in love at first sight? Or should I walk by again? ...

Starbucks straws stir up situations with students

Liz Whitmer, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

University students recently noticed the campus Starbucks going against the social grain last week when customers were given plastic straws, despite promises to get rid of these turtle killers by 2020. Most people have been anything but quiet about the issue, with views from both sides of the politica...

Gateway stairs turn to Gateway chairs

Gateway stairs turn to Gateway chairs

Amy Schlussler, Satire Co-Editor

February 14, 2020

Do you find yourself exhausted after climbing the Gateway stairs, finding it nearly impossible to regain your breath? Do they seem to be getting harder, not easier? Have you become increasingly concerned about your respiratory health? The Student Health Center recently expressed their worry with th...

Stay off the Susquehanna, kids!

Sam Ruvolo, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

We are now four weeks into the second semester. Usually, this means screenshots of snow day calculators by hopeful frat boys monopolizing your snap stories, and a guaranteed sea of Canada Goose jackets on the quad shuffling to class like a pack of wealthy penguins.  This winter, like any other, we were all pre...

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