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Amy Wax stirs up controversy

Amy Wax stirs up controversy

Max Haase and Elizabeth Worthington

April 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Professor Amy Wax from the University of Pennsylvania Law School visited the University on April 26 to deliver a lecture to students and faculty. (By the time this article went to print, she had not spoken yet. Our article online will have full coverage of her talk.) Her talk, titled “The Perils of...

University names Jermaine Truax as new Director of Athletics

University names Jermaine Truax as new Director of Athletics

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

After a national search lasting several months, the University Department of Athletics announced its new director of athletics and recreation on April 19. Jermaine Truax, the current Deputy Athletic Director at Loyola University Chicago, will now fill the position left by former Athletic Director John...

Syracuse case a reminder that Greek Life must combat waves of negative press

Syracuse case a reminder that Greek Life must combat waves of negative press

Jessica Kaplan, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

In 1776, the first Greek organization was founded at the College of William and Mary with the intention that the group would solely exist as a space where men can have enriching social, political, and religious discussion outside of an academic setting. Their organization was proven successful, and thus...

Student thrown out of class for saying hot dogs are sandwiches

Student thrown out of class for saying hot dogs are sandwiches

Bridget Beljan, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Another case of a student kicked out of class for an unconventional reason occurred on April 25 when Samuel Witch ’19 insisted that hot dogs were indeed sandwiches. In her Global Cuisine Integrated Perspectives course, Professor Delicacé was giving a lecture on the origins of the popular dish...

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Investigative News, NEWS, Top Stories

On April 17, 2005 a small headline appeared in the corner of the front page of the Susquehanna Valley Daily Item: “Centre County DA missing.” The story continued inside the paper, briefly outlining a developing case: “Police searched the land and air in central Pennsylvania for any sign of a car...

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Bison track and field teams hosted the Bison Outdoor Classic, one of the premier meets on the East Coast, on April 14-15 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Competition kicked off on a beautiful Saturday before the spring chill returned to the air Sunday, but the Orange and Blue excelled in all...

Students should have more parking options with Academic East construction

Students should have more parking options with Academic East construction

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

As construction on Academic East progresses, it has left a glaring problem in the surrounding area of campus: during the week, there seems to be nowhere to park. In our March 30 issue, The Bucknellian reported that the University will be losing 100 parking spots as lots are fenced off for construction...

Who’s the biggest tease?

Who’s the biggest tease?

April 19, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Graphic by Jared Shapiro

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Filmmaker Ken Burns presented on his most recent 10-part, 18-hour series “The Vietnam War” at the Weis Center for Performing Arts on April 9 as part of the Bucknell Forum speaker series. Burns, considered the most acclaimed historical documentarian of our time, started with a 15-minute address...

Meet Anna Chiodo-Ortiz

Meet Anna Chiodo-Ortiz

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

For Anna Chiodo-Ortiz ’19, a member of the Bison cross country and track and field team, life has been a journey full of patience, tenacity, and a fair share of challenges. Faced with an intense battle against an eating disorder, Chiodo-Ortiz has and will continue to overcome adversity in her daily...

New Paterno film intense, but comes too soon

New Paterno film intense, but comes too soon

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

HBO debuted their television movie "Paterno" on April 7. The film depicts Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s days in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal that tarnished the revered image of both the school and Paterno himself. The movie also highlights the stories of Sara Ganim, a reporter...

Viral super star, yodeling Walmart kid, to perform at Chrysalis

Viral super star, yodeling Walmart kid, to perform at Chrysalis

Faith Breen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In an exciting recent development, Activities and Campus Events (ACE) announced that they’ve added a surprise new artist to the Chrysalis lineup. The budding young artist Mason Ramsey, better known as the yodeling Walmart kid, is on the docket for the event alongside ’90s R&B star Shaggy. Ramsey...

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