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The hush heard ‘round the Lib

The hush heard ‘round the Lib

Matt Drescher, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

All was quiet and all was well From the crack of dawn, students fell One by one Into their books, essays, and labs Hoping to figure out why they had No time to think or to breathe For finals are approaching, and that means no ease.   Suddenly, a cheerful voice carries in the lib...

Scheming your way to an A (or at least passing)

Bridgette Simpson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The following constitutes a list of some suggestions for ways to convince your professors to boost your grade, although some of these may not be as effective as others: Try the regular stuff first: inquiring about your progress in the class, ask for ways to pick up some slack, and check to see ...

Stop school: It’s too cold

Nick DeMarchis, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Look, I’m not about to tell you that it’s too cold. But, it’s just too cold right now.  You know that feeling when you walk outside and you feel that instant pain as your ears and nose threaten to leave your face forever? The wind that somehow permeates through your layers upon layers of Can...

Drive-thru traffic leads to a Starbucks boycott

Drive-thru traffic leads to a Starbucks boycott

Amy Schlussler, Satire Co-Editor

November 22, 2019

There’s one thing all University students share in common: their love for overpriced Starbucks coffee. Although most students bank on their last few campus dollars to hold them over for the rest of the semester, there’s no hesitation when it comes to splurging on the line of holiday drinks that Starbucks...

No more coffee causes dazed craze

Liz Whitmer, Senior Writer

November 22, 2019

With finals rapidly approaching, the Bertrand Library staff thought now would be as good a time as ever to attempt to wean students off of their caffeine addictions.  The Bertrand Library has recently ceased all sales of caffeinated beverages to students on campus as a social experiment, and the...

Kyle’s Korner: Flu season

Kyle's Korner: Flu season

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

November 22, 2019

BSG election write-ins alarm student officials

BSG election write-ins alarm student officials

Nick DeMarchis, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

It’s that time of year again, when students pick those other special students to represent them on an administrative level. While tallying the ballots yesterday, however, experts were baffled by not only the number of write-in votes but also by their content. The nomination and debate process went...

What being arrested and Thanksgiving break have in common: interrogations

Bridgette Simpson, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

As the much-anticipated Nov. 22 creeps closer and closer, students can’t contain their excitement for a week at home and the chance to enjoy home-cooked meals, their own beds, and no roommates (especially those in triples and quads — looking at you, first-years). Of course, the best part (at...

A Boogie Wit No Hoodie

A Boogie Wit No Hoodie

Bridgette Simpson, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

Last Friday, the student-run concert committee brought in two stellar acts to perform: the popular SoundCloud legends responsible for the “Big Bootie” mixes, Two Friends, as well as popular rapper, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, known for his hits “Drowning” featuring Kodak Black and “Swervin” featuring...

Kyle’s Korner: Thanksgiving break

Kyle's Korner: Thanksgiving break

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

November 14, 2019

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Secret society hosts Ouija-Epstein event in Rooke Chapel

Secret society hosts Ouija-Epstein event in Rooke Chapel

Nick DeMarchis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Early last Sunday morning, Rooke Chapel hosted a service unlike any other. Famous for its annual Candlelighting and First Night services, Rooke stands as the physical embodiment for those who search for life’s toughest questions. These include, “Why am I here?,” “What’s the right thing to ...

A case of Jack Frost messages

Alyssa Endres, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

With the temperature dropping and the holidays fast approaching, an influx of snow flurries and frost have come and made their presence known on campus.  A series of messages have been discovered on car windshields in the parking lot by the library. These incidents are repeated in patterns, with eac...

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