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Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Pennsylvania’s 85th House district, which includes Lewisburg, has been represented by Republicans for nearly 30 years. Incumbent Fred Keller has held the seat since winning the election to the state house in 2010, with little formidable challenges in a predominantly red district. Running against Keller...

What Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for pro-women policy in the coming years

What Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for pro-women policy in the coming years

Annie Maley, BIPP Intern

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bucknell Institute of Public Policy, OPINIONS, Top Stories

The past month has seen an unexpectedly dramatic and historically divisive event—the confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Early on in the hearings, the nomination seemed to be rather mundane and his confirmation appeared to be secured by Senate Republicans....

Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Mola Hostel, center city Madrid. When my Finnish roommate Jerry asked me what my favorite part of my stay in Madrid had been, I told him it was my visit to Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real Madrid C.F. “Wait, you’re from the United States, right?” Jerry said. “Yes . . .”...

Senior offers South Campus Apartment as Airbnb for Homecoming Weekend

Senior offers South Campus Apartment as Airbnb for Homecoming Weekend

Charles Beers, Satire Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

The South Campus Apartments were alive with activity on Oct. 18 as University alumni unpacked their suitcases and filed inside. After filling out a large stack of paperwork and connecting her suite to the company website, Celeste Western ’19 officially announced her decision to offer up her senior...

The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

The 10th annual Common Ground retreat

Orli Bernstein, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Fostering a community During Fall Break, around 30 students traveled to Cowan, also known as The Forrest D. Brown Conference Center, an impressive name for a large house in the woods near the CLIMBucknell challenge course. At Cowan, students participated in the 10th annual Common Ground retreat,...

Josh Peck speaks at Weis Center

Josh Peck speaks at Weis Center

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The Bucknell Student Lectureship Committee welcomed Nickelodeon star and YouTube personality Josh Peck to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 2. Peck engaged in an interview/discussion with the University’s own Dr. Catherine A. O’Neil, who moderated the event. O’Neil is the lead physician...

Elon Musk faces consequences of social media

Elon Musk faces consequences of social media

Jess Kaplan, Opinions Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

The speed at which social media has become essential to our lifestyle is remarkable. The integration of social media into our daily lives has enabled us to construct larger social networks, remain fully connected at all times, and exercise individual agency in ways that were impossible only a few years...

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Anna Carroll, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison field hockey team took a break from Patriot League play to play Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) at home on Sept. 30. The Bison defeated the Rams 3-2, improving their overall record to 6-4 and ending VCU’s five-game winning streak. This win marked the eighth straight victory at Graham...

Study-A-Mod: Office of global and off-campus studies creates new off-campus program at University West

Study-A-Mod: Office of global and off-campus studies creates new off-campus program at University West

Kathleen McGivern, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

The Office of Global & Off-campus Education (OGOE) created a new off-campus study abroad program at University West on Oct. 3, affectionately called “the Mods” by the students participating in their cross-campus journey. This new “Study Across” program gives students the chance to live...

Paint Bucknell Pink 5K

Paint Bucknell Pink 5K

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Colleges Against Cancer hosted its annual 5k on Sept. 23 to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research. This weekend’s event was the eighth annual run, and it consistently happens over Family Weekend. The event continues to improve, according to Colleges Against Cancer member Lindsay...

We must be wary, but open, to the idea of Korean unification

We must be wary, but open, to the idea of Korean unification

Ben Borrok, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

This past week, North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a pledge that would begin an era of peace on the peninsula. The two states have been embroiled in a standoff since the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement in 1953, with guards positioned along the borders...

New Athletic Director Jermaine Truax excited to build on an already strong program

New Athletic Director Jermaine Truax excited to build on an already strong program

Patrick Dempsey and Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

September 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

When the members of the University search committee named Jermaine Truax the school’s new Director of Athletics and Recreation this past April, the community immediately realized it was about to gain a true leader with diverse administrative experiences. Truax officially joined the University community...

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