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Earthquake attributed to nationwide cringe during Game of Thrones season finale

Jon Meier, Satire Co-Editor

August 31, 2017

The Global Seismographic Network Station located in Albuquerque, N.M. recorded a magnitude 2.5 earthquake on Aug. 27 around 7:07 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. While typically an unimpressive occurrence, geologists at the station were perplexed by the seemingly omnipresent source of the earthquake....

Tales from the mailroom: a journey of a thousand miles

Olivia Lawlor, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Aug. 21 marked the first day of classes for University students. By all accounts, the start of the semester began like any other. “It was a typical first week. I moved into my dorm on Saturday and on Sunday I celebrated the new school year with brunch at Amami,” Danielle Silverman ’18 said. Recently,...

Five books to reference to impress your college friends

Jon Meier, Satire Co-Editor

August 31, 2017

We all want to be valued for our intelligence. Here are a few book titles to drop into a casual conversation that will make your new friends think you're well-read and make your old friends think you got really smart over the summer. 1. Catcher in The Rye, by J.D. Salinger Anyone who attended s...

Parker’s Marker: Party School

Parker Watson, Cartoonist

August 31, 2017

University Public Safety cracks down on ‘camping’ this exam season

Hannah Paton, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017

This exam season, the University’s Public Safety staff has made a vocal commitment to cracking down on students who loiter in the library throughout exam week. Referred to as “camping,” the phenomenon describes the actions of putting books on a desk, or placing belongings in a library study room to...

Overherd on campus

April 27, 2017

“I don’t want to get too drunk because then I can’t watch the ‘Snowden’ movie.” “Hannah and I told people we were in Kappa so they would give us their Juul.” “If you want to f*** me, wait till I’m done dancing.” “The guy with the teardrop tattoo did not take kindly to m...

Thrill-seeking student waits until the last minute to reset MyBucknell password

Madeline Diamond, Senior Editor

April 27, 2017

Kevin Kress ’17 decided to add a little chaos to his life and waited until 11:59:59 p.m. to reset his MyBucknell password, lest he get locked out of his account. “I need to get on Moodle and Banner Web, so obviously I didn’t want to get locked out of my account, but I decided to give myself a ...

Five types of relationships you will have as part of your liberal arts experience

Madeleine Silva, Web Managing Editor

April 27, 2017

The Doomed: This relationship will start right at the beginning of your college career. You’re just a wide-eyed 18-year-old looking for “the literature building.” And they are a wise senior who can find everything. Rarely does this relationship lead to heartbreak because of their impending...

Sequel to hit outbreak movie, ‘Contagion,’ to film at the University

Sequel to hit outbreak movie, ‘Contagion,’ to film at the University

April 27, 2017

Jon Meier, Staff Writer Carol Sheffield ’87 visited campus on April 21 to speak on a panel about working in the film industry. While she expected to impart wisdom to aspiring students, she also left Lewisburg, Pa. with something she could bring back with her to Hollywood. During the panel,...

Correct pronunciation of Amami sparks heated debate on campus

Correct pronunciation of Amami sparks heated debate on campus

Madeline Diamond, Senior Editor

April 20, 2017

DOWNTOWN LEWISBURG—Amami Kitchen & Espresso Bar, a popular spot among University students, has been the reason for a recent division of students on campus. Debate over whether the café is pronounced “ama-me” or “ah-mommy” has taken campus by storm. Matt Valdez ’19, a member of camp ...

Young Love: Looking for love in all the wrong places: Campus Edition

Young Love: Looking for love in all the wrong places: Campus Edition

Madeleine Silva, Web Managing Editor

April 20, 2017

1.  The basement of Harris Hall, during your first year 2.  The third floor of Bertrand Library (the basement of Bertrand would also be acceptable) 3.  The Fall Fest concert (Spring Concert is not an alternative) 4.  KLARC 5.  The Library Café (just get your coffee and go) 6....

University seniors find love with one month left

University seniors find love with one month left

Mariele Saunders-Shultz, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2017

With the last couple weeks of senior year flying by, seniors Jack Greensburg ’17 and Molly Parkoset ’17 decided that it was the perfect time to embark on a new relationship. When asked about how their budding relationship began Greensburg said, “we made out a couple times at the bar,...

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