The Bucknellian

Young Love: Tips from seven of campus’ best love gurus

Madeleine Silva, Web Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

Lizzie: Don’t make eye contact on the Quad until 17.5 days into knowing him. Suspense is sexy. Dawn: She’s right. But in the same regard, don’t be too unavailable. Like, you can make eye contact before 17.5 days, but don’t make like, “needy” eye contact. Do you understand? Amanda: Lizzie...

University student purchases first pair of winter boots after experiencing PA climate

University student purchases first pair of winter boots after experiencing PA climate

Courtney Wren, Satire Editor

November 3, 2016

Breaking: University student Bea Breakiron ’20, who hails from Manhattan Beach, Calif., claims the weather has finally forced her to purchase a pair of rain boots. “I was trying to see how long I could go wearing just my Birkenstocks. I made it pretty far, I’d say. I mean, it’s November—...

The List: Reasons we applied Early Decision

Julia Friedman, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016

1. We probably wouldn’t have gotten in otherwise. 2. That's really it.

Students launch petition to remove ‘trump’ from vernacular

Madeline Diamond, Senior Editor

October 28, 2016

After witnessing the success of an unnamed social organization’s GoFundMe campaign to raise money for a glorified mess of two-by-fours during Homecoming Weekend, another group of University students began a petition on Change.org to remove the word “trump” from the American public’s everyday...

Young Love: 5 signs that Sam from Sculpture I is into you

Madeleine Silva, Web Managing Editor

October 28, 2016

Serendipitously, you both took this class because you thought it would be an easy A. Every time the professor mentions homework at the end of class, Sam rolls his eyes at you. You just get him, and he knows it. When you walk to class, Sam walks far enough in front of you so he doesn’t have t...

Laptop stickers send University student into existential crisis

Laptop stickers send University student into existential crisis

Amanda Relick, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Rachel Mod-Thirty ’19 felt her identity slipping away earlier this week as she scrolled through pages of laptop stickers on redbubble.com, combing the Internet for quirky stickers to plaster over her Macbook Pro. Spending hours looking for the perfect stickers to reflect her unique identity, Mod-Thirty lost...

The Bucknellian assumes its role as hard-hitting news source, puts a stop to stapler shortage

Olivia Lawlor, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

The Bucknellian published an article on Sept. 23 titled “Students demand justice for Bertrand’s inadequate staplers,” in which students described the appalling lack of staplers in Bertrand Library. This was an inconvenience that had plagued their lives for far too long. Coincidentally, just one...

Alumni realize the sad states of their lives upon visiting campus for Homecoming

Alumni realize the sad states of their lives upon visiting campus for Homecoming

Samantha Nolle, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

Overwhelmed by the powerful grip of nostalgia and the cruelty of life outside the bubble, alumni visiting campus for this year’s Homecoming Weekend were once again reminded of just how far their lives had degenerated since graduation. W. Ash Dup ’75 discreetly wiped away a tear as he surveyed the ...

Things we asked our professors during advising week

Madeline Diamond, Senior Editor

October 27, 2016

1. Will I graduate? 2. What is the easiest engineering class? 3. How can I get out of taking a lab science? 4. Why haven't they come up with an easier way to register? 5. What if I forget my pin number? 6. Can I or should I still take Econ 103 as a second semester senior? 7. Just how much can...

Shocking new research shows University squirrels exhibit human behavior

Olivia Lawlor, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016

University student Carrie Coleman ’17 made a groundbreaking discovery the week of Oct. 17 during her observational study of the University squirrels. Coleman, an animal behavior major, decided to investigate the odd behavior of University squirrels. She hypothesized that the squirrels’ behavior...

Tree-climbing team goes undercover to find out what ‘locker room talk’ actually is

Amanda Relick, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Earlier this week the University's women’s tree-climbing team decided to pay a secret visit to the lair of their nemesis, the men’s bobsledding team, after hearing rumors about slanderous "locker room talk." The two teams have been sworn enemies after only three of the seven tree-climbing team...

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