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Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Sam Rosenblatt and Jess Kaplan

October 10, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Rutgers University Professor Lee Jussim visited campus to discuss the importance of intellectual diversity in science and social science research. The talk was held in the Arches Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center and was a part of the Campus Politics and Civil Liberties 2019-2020...

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

The Bison football team competed against the Holy Cross Crusaders at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium during Homecoming weekend on Oct. 5. Despite putting up a valiant fight, the Orange and Blue came up short with a 21-14 loss in its Patriot League opener. Wide receiver Brandon Sanders ’22 set a...

Report Reveals Need to View Vaccination as Moral Obligation

Report Reveals Need to View Vaccination as Moral Obligation

Alex Boyer, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

A new Wall Street Journal last week article found that thousands of elementary schools, both public and private, are failing to immunize children at effective rates. According to the report, “For states with overall immunization data, 77.8 percent of schools had an immunization rate of 90 percent or...

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

October 10, 2019

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 10, 2019

With an alumni network of over 54,000 former students, it is no wonder that the University boasts its ability to connect its current students with those who have graduated. Through the University’s networking resources — including the University’s Alumni App, on-campus and regional career networking...

University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

Sebi Herrera and Jess Kaplan

October 4, 2019

The University community celebrated the life of Carmen Gillespie, professor of English and Director of the Griot Institute, on Sept. 28. The six hour memorial was organized by Michelle Lauver, Griot Programs Manager, Kelsey Hicks, the director of Women’s resources, and Meenakshi Ponnuswami Professo...

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in conference with win over Boston University and loss to Lehigh

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in conference with win over Boston University and loss to Lehigh

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team continued Patriot League play with matches against Boston University and Lehigh on Sept. 28 and Oct. 2, respectively.  The Bison are now 2-1 in League play after shutting out the Terriers for a 1-0 victory and a 3-1 defeat against the Mountain Hawks.  After beating...

Hey Chuck, what does free speech mean, anyway?

Hey Chuck, what does free speech mean, anyway?

Alex Boyer, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

Free speech on college campuses has until recently meant marginalization. What is it that modern “free speech” activists want? Last week, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal decrying the increasing popularity of practices that “indulge students who, when fac...

Former satire editor, sitcom producer returns to campus for Homecoming

Former satire editor, sitcom producer returns to campus for Homecoming

Sam Rosenblatt, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2019

Homecoming Weekend is a beloved University tradition that reunites old friends and provides alumni with a warm welcome back to campus. While this can seem like just a normal weekend for some, the arrival of one particular University graduate stirred headlines. Barles Cheers ’19, former satire edi...

Fostering the arts on-campus and beyond

Fostering the arts on-campus and beyond

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 4, 2019

Looking to host a poetry slam event on campus? Or, do you want to start your very own dance ensemble, different from what the University already offers? Do you have an idea to enhance the arts at the University, but don’t have enough money or resources to do so? If this is the case, check out the Univ...

Students and Lewisburg community join together for climate strike  

Students and Lewisburg community join together for climate strike  

Kathryn Nicolai and Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Co-Editor, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

On Sept. 20, approximately 600 students, faculty, staff and members of the Lewisburg community rallied together by Bertrand Library to kick off their local climate strike, organized by Green New Deal Lewisburg. The strike was part of a global climate strike movement, intended in part to influence...

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

Despite dropping their first game of the Bucknell Invitational to Fordham on Sept. 21, the Bison men’s water polo team proved to be resilient going forward, with three straights wins against Mercyhurst, Wagner, and La Salle. The team now boasts an impressive 9-2 record to start their season. In the...

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