The Bucknellian

Eric Andre stuns crowd with pathetic knock-knock jokes

Nick DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

“Finally, a comedian that I can respect,” Abriel Alloway ’22 told us about Eric Andre’s performance in Sojka Pavilion. However, the routine that followed would not be laden with Andre’s usual raunchy stunts. The crowd, after the stereotypical Center Stage pep-rally, was admittedly hungry ...

Student experiences with “Sober October”

Elizabeth Lagerback, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

This past month, students campus-wide attempted to participate in “Sober October.” The Bucknellian spoke with students regarding the movement, which most gracefully failed. The Flyson sales reached an all-time low in just the first week of October. With concerns regarding the ability to pay for...

The real campus scare this Halloween

Matt Drescher, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

As winter approaches and the early birds stop their singing, Something much more malevolent stirs in us, unthinking. Once present, it controls and possesses us to do its bidding Only to have us pass it along to the next victim, unwitting.   A careful bunch, we sure try to stop it. We w...

Students block Bertrand entrance with huge leaf pile

Students block Bertrand entrance with huge leaf pile

Nick DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

In the midst of the fall foliage turning its signature colors, one rogue student has harnessed the weather to bolster his political agenda. At around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, students leaving the 24-hour space in the Bertrand Library noticed something odd when they pushed on the doors to exit —...

How to create a cheap college “Boo” bag

How to create a cheap college “Boo” bag

Elizabeth Lagerback, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

You’ve been BOOed! For those of you who aren’t aware, getting BOOed entails receiving an anonymous Halloween-themed gift outside of your front door.  College students on a budget this holiday season can still partake in BOOing this holiday season by following these tips:   As a repl...

Kyle’s Korner: Kanye Concert

Kyle’s Korner: Kanye Concert

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

October 25, 2019

Fall break brings new looks to campus

Liz Whitmer, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

While University students were home for fall break, some students underwent changes that, upon arrival four days later, proved to turn their lives upside-down.  Fiona Faux ’20 came back to campus not only with piles of procrastinated work, but also with new eyelash extensions that set her apart from the...

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

October 10, 2019

Getting ghosted in October

Getting ghosted in October

Nick DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

“Opened  – 1d.” Snapchat’s open arrow next to Alex’s name was the most disheartening thing that Marissa Spookeen ’23 had seen since her rejection from the photography club.  In the midst of “spooky szn” she sunk into the feeling of loneliness that no one wants to experience during...

Christmas comes early: When October strikes, Walmart prepares for Christmas

Christmas comes early: When October strikes, Walmart prepares for Christmas

Alyssa Endres, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

When festive shoppers are on the lookout for pumpkins and cornucopias, it is only natural for the shelves to be filled with snow globes and strings of lights. In this spirit, Walmart decided to go not one, but two steps ahead in their preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Instead of black cats...

An Ode to October

Matt Drescher, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

Spooky today, Spooky tomorrow, But it’s not me that’s filled with sorrow.   We scare We fright But not all will be dancing in the moonlight.   For as we march down to Halloween Super, Let us feel the plight of our lost trooper.   Because crap, guys, we really messed up....

Alumni go to super

Korliss Britt, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

This weekend, University alumni returned to celebrate an age-old tradition of homecoming. Alumni from recent classes reunited with friends and reminisced about their college years. This year, five alumni from the class of ’90 decided to celebrate their reunion by experiencing the timeless University...

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