The Bucknellian

University ban on flavored gum causes some sticky situations

Liz Whitmer, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2019

As sugar addiction runs rampant throughout campus, the Bison Cafe announced its plan to stop selling flavored gum, effective immediately. In exchange, they will be selling traditional, flavorless gum. New studies from the University have linked the use of flavored gum to serious health problems ...

Duo authentication secures angry student backlash

Bridgette Simpson, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2019

Whether it be struggling to find time to study or learning how to live with other people (such as roommates or hall-mates), college is always an adjustment for incoming first-years. This year, however, first-years have a leg up on sophomores, juniors, and seniors alike, having known nothing before the...

New University parking facility in Selinsgrove bolsters railroad industry

New University parking facility in Selinsgrove bolsters railroad industry

Nicholas DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

In response to widespread student outcry for new parking, the University has opened Lot 96 in Selinsgrove, Pa. to help keep the peace between students and the administration. This beautiful new slab of asphalt is located directly behind the Susquehanna Valley Mall. The University was able to purchase...

Jay Sean is ‘Down’ to go downtown

Elizabeth Lagerback, Bridget Beljan, Amy Schlussler, Contributing Writer and Co-Satire Editors 

September 12, 2019

The recent announcement of this year’s Fall Fest performer, Jay Sean, has excited students across campus. In previous years, a highly-acclaimed performer would put on a show-stopping performance, and then quickly make their way to the Hampton Inn just down the road. This year, however, it seems as...

Skunk wreaks havoc on campus, causing university student to reek

Skunk wreaks havoc on campus, causing university student to reek

Liz Whitmer, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

Between the bees that nest in the Adirondacks and the squirrels that lack concern for personal space, it can often seem like one is left to navigate through a jungle out here in Lewisburg, Pa. As the warm weather turns cold, however, University students begin to worry less about nature’s critters on...

100 students put their name on email list for club, no one shows up

Elle Satterthwaite, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

The annual club fair brought high volumes of what seemed like eager first-years itching to get involved for the upcoming school year. However, executive club members across the board were incredibly let down by their embarrassingly low turnouts. One club, in particular, sits in the dust, as their attendance...

The DUO blues

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

September 12, 2019

Dear Everyone

Matt Drescher, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

Dear Everyone,   Ahem. I walk across the quad. Rolling with my squad. Not so much a squad As my entire hall.   But that’s OK because I got past the fuzz And by fuzz I mean the RA on duty Who only smelled the fruity Febreze machine (it makes me feel lik...

Students take “Ain’t no laws when you’re drinking Claws” seriously

Students take “Ain’t no laws when you’re drinking Claws” seriously

Elizabeth Lagerback, Bridget Beljan, and Amy Schlusser, Contributing Writer and Satire Co-Editors

September 5, 2019

This Labor Day weekend, Public Safety had a record-breaking number of violations. Despite University students having classes on the national holiday, students seemed to have found their own ways to observe it. Among the incidents are two Caf break-ins, six counts of vandalism in Bertrand Library, and ...

Supply and command: a sticky situation leads to alternative decorating techniques

Supply and command: a sticky situation leads to alternative decorating techniques

Bridget Beljan, Satire Co-Editor

September 5, 2019

From new facilities to new faces, one does not have to be a first-year to experience the unpredictability that comes with the start of the academic year every August. In fact, when the time comes along for move-in, students can count on one thing, and one thing only: forgetting to bring Command Strips. Fortunately,...

Bookstore strikes again

September 5, 2019

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Caf-crossed lovers

Matt Drescher , Contributing Writer

September 5, 2019

Imagine with me, if you will So that I may set the tone, And weave an enchanted tale That will make you shift and groan.   It must have been fate that late night For you see, He was very close to staying home, And finishing Stranger Things, season three.   Hark...

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