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Aly Raisman: Student Lectureship 2019 speaker

Aly Raisman: Student Lectureship 2019 speaker

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Aly Raisman, U.S. Olympic gymnast and winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, will speak at the University on April 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Invited to speak by the Student Lectureship Committee, Raisman is expected to discuss topics including her experiences as a member...

Women’s basketball ties program-record 12-game winning streak

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The women’s basketball team came out with a spark to win its 11th straight game in a 76-58 victory over the Colgate Raiders on Feb. 16. The team then tied the program record for consecutive wins with their 12th straight in an 87-55 win over Loyola on Feb. 20. With the win against Colgate, the Bison...

An abroad perspective: How does Spain view American politics?

An abroad perspective: How does Spain view American politics?

Sam Rosenblatt, Senior Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Studying abroad in college provides students with ample opportunity to travel the world and experience new cultures. However, perhaps the most interesting part of studying abroad is the perspective you gain about how other cultures see your own. As a result, watching the news with my host family and...

Flyson held hostage by army of squirrels

Flyson held hostage by army of squirrels

Bridget Beljan, Staff Writier

February 21, 2019


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

There must be something in the acorns in Lewisburg.   It seems that no matter where college students attend school, they believe that their university’s squirrels are abnormal in some way. Whether the squirrels are especially large in stature, nimble in the way they climb trees, or fearless when it c...

Sean Kingston to perform at 2019 Chrysalis Ball

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Hip-hop icon Sean Kingston will take the stage for the University’s 2019 Chrysalis Ball on April 26. Since 1999, the Chrysalis Ball has been an annual formal event in which the campus and the community come together for a night of celebration. While last year’s Chrysalis Ball took place in the Gerhard...

A Justified Celebration

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As many people know, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a social activist and minister who sought to achieve equal rights for all Americans, regardless of race. Amidst economic disadvantage and injustice, King engaged in peaceful protest with the aim of eradicating inequality. A journey through history...

Trump’s DACA proposal displays an apparent disregard for people’s lives

Sarah Baldwin, Opinions Co-Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

President Donald Trump proposed an end to the now month-long government shutdown on Jan. 19 in exchange for $5.7 billion in order to build a wall along the United States’ Southern border. The president claimed that he would, in return for the funds, extend Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

Patrisia Macías-Rojas speaks on immigration and the American “justice” system

Maddie Margioni, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Professor Patrisia Macías-Rojas has uniquely experienced the U.S.-Mexico border not only as a field researcher and esteemed academic but also as a Mexican-American woman apprehended on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant herself. Macías-Rojas addressed students and faculty of the University at...

Early Decision I applications: Inside the admissions process

Early Decision I applications: Inside the admissions process

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Early Decision I applications from prospective students were due to the University on Nov. 15. Early Decision applications require students to commit to attending the University if accepted. Following this round of Early Decision I, Early Decision II applications are due on Jan. 15. While the Regular...

Editorial: Climate change report released on Black Friday contradicts the presidential administration’s messages of denial

Editorial: Climate change report released on Black Friday contradicts the presidential administration’s messages of denial

November 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial, OPINIONS, Top Stories

A representative from the Marshall Islands, a small archipelago in the middle of the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia, called a lack of action on climate change equivalent to “genocide,” at the Paris climate accords in 2015. The international summit, which at the time seemed hopeful due to the...

Wrestling to take on three-time defending national champions Penn State

Wrestling to take on three-time defending national champions Penn State

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team will face off against Penn State tonight in a highly anticipated wrestling match in Sojka Pavilion at 7 p.m. The Bison will try to defeat the three-time defending national champions and improve their record to 3-1 on the year. The Bison enters the meet with wins over VMI...

Canada Geese flock to Lewisburg for the winter

Canada Geese flock to Lewisburg for the winter

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Following Thanksgiving break, University students returned to campus to find large flocks of Canada Geese across Lewisburg. Known for their warmth and expensive nature, Canada Geese have reportedly been seen roaming popular spots on campus such as Bertrand Library, Malesardi Quadrangle, and Vedder Hall. ...

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