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Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The University’s Concert Committee is excited to announce that hip-hop trio Migos will be performing at this year’s fall concert, with electronic DJ trio Cheat Codes as the opening act. The concert will be held in the Sojka Pavilion on Nov. 11. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at campus box...

Field hockey takes down Columbia and LIU, falls to #2 Penn State

Field hockey takes down Columbia and LIU, falls to #2 Penn State

Marta Considine, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison field hockey team competed against the Columbia Lions at Graham Field on Sept. 8 in a non-conference game. Brittany Willwerth ’20 set the tone for the victory, as she put the Bison on the board in the seventh minute of the game. Shortly after, Chloe Poltonavage ’20 found the back of the...

Arie Luyendyk is the new ‘Bachelor’

Arie Luyendyk is the new ‘Bachelor’

Caroline Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Arie Luyendyk Jr., a race car driver and runner-up on the 2012 season of “The Bachelorette,” was announced last week as the new bachelor for ABC’s hit series, "The Bachelor." This came as a shock to those who are familiar with the show, as in previous years the contestant was typically chosen...

University releases plans to sell personalized iPhone Xs, effective 2018

University releases plans to sell personalized iPhone Xs, effective 2018

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

On Sept. 12, the day Apple unveiled its latest revolutionary smartphone to the world, the iPhone X, the University shocked the student body with a reveal of its own. According to officials working behind the scenes to develop the project, a personalized brand of the iPhone X, tentatively titled the...

Learning through the Grapevine

Learning through the Grapevine

Julie Spierer, Special Features Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

UNIV 130: 'From Wine to Vine: An Introduction to Viticulture and Oenology' is one of the University’s newest and most attractive academic additions. History Formerly a member of the University’s Campus Life Board, Professor of Theatre Gary Grant discovered a potential solution to minimize students'...

Bravman affirms University commitments in light of DACA termination

Bravman affirms University commitments in light of DACA termination

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Amid a media whirlwind following President Donald Trump’s announcement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), University students, faculty, and staff received a statement via email from President John Bravman, in which he reiterated the University’s commitment to a diverse...

Bison football starts season with commanding 45-6 rout

Bison football starts season with commanding 45-6 rout

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison football team kicked off their season Sept. 2 in front of a crowd of over 3,000 in Christy Mathewson Stadium. The Orange and Blue blew past Marist with an explosive offensive output to earn a 45-6 victory. It was the team’s seventh straight win in season openers. It was a no contest from...

20 years later, Princess Diana’s legacy lives on

20 years later, Princess Diana’s legacy lives on

Caroline Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Last week, people around the world mourned the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, former Princess of Wales, or the “People’s Princess” as she was affectionately called. The following week brought cause for celebration as Diana’s eldest son, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and wife,...

Students gain superpowers after viewing eclipse through kaleidoscope glasses

Students gain superpowers after viewing eclipse through kaleidoscope glasses

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Students and faculty gathered across campus on Aug. 21 to bear witness to a truly breath-taking natural phenomenon: a total solar eclipse. That afternoon, the University community observed the moon cover the sun through their field-tested eclipse glasses, appreciating the first recurrence of the solar...

Building a better Bucknell

Building a better Bucknell

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The physical layout of the campus is constantly changing due to building and design renovations, which are implemented with the intent of improving the quality of campus living. Facilities often works on large-scale building projects, but also on smaller, equally essential ventures as well. The department...

New Student Orientation: Upperclassmen lead first years through week of bonding and tradition

New Student Orientation: Upperclassmen lead first years through week of bonding and tradition

Samantha Ruvolo, Contributing Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Keeping with tradition, first-year orientation began on Aug. 16 as Orientation Leaders (OLs)  and Assistants (OAs) helped to move first-year students into their dorms. Over the next five days, the OAs and OLs also helped first-year students acclimate to life on campus through hall icebreakers, bonding...

Women’s volleyball logs first undefeated start since ’99

Women’s volleyball logs first undefeated start since ’99

Alexa Girasole, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Bison volleyball kicked off their regular season last weekend, hosting the Bucknell Invitational in Davis Gym, where they finished undefeated in their opening tournament. They faced off against La Salle, Iona, and Saint Peter’s, beating all three. In the opening match against La Salle, the Orange...

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