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Q&A with the new BSG Executive Board

Q&A with the new BSG Executive Board

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Bucknell Student Government (BSG) recently elected the 2020 executive board. Wilder Brice ’22 will serve as the Executive President, Molly O’Neill ’22 will serve as the Vice President of Operations and Miranda Williams ’22 will serve as the Vice President of Administration. Before the BSG board officiall...

Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team topped the undefeated Harvard Crimson by a score of 13-12 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, Mass. This was the Bison’s first NCAA tournament win since defeating Loyola in 1985. The Bison advanced to the quarterfinals against No. 2...

I’ll miss Kamala Harris

I’ll miss Kamala Harris

Nick DeMarchis, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

This past Tuesday produced shockwaves through the Democratic community as California Senator Kamala Harris, once seen as the DNC’s star candidate for U.S. President, suspended her campaign. The earnest-seeming four-minute video posted to her Twitter profile tells the story of how financial resources...

Kyle’s Korner: Christmas

Kyle’s Korner: Christmas

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

December 5, 2019

Editors you may know

Editors you may know

December 5, 2019

EXEC   Sam Rosenblatt Sam is the Editor-in-Chief, helping edit articles and lead The Bucknellian staff. He started with The Bucknellian as a writer during his freshman year and later served as a Section Editor and Print Managing Editor. Sam loves spending time with the Editorial Board ...

Heather Mac Donald delivers lecture on ‘The Diversity Delusion’

Heather Mac Donald delivers lecture on ‘The Diversity Delusion’

Sarah Baldwin, Print Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 14, conservative political commentator Heather Mac Donald spoke at the University’s Bucknell Hall at the invitation of the Bucknell Program for American Leadership (BPALC). The organization sponsored Mac Donald’s visit as part of their series, “Campus Policies and the Liberal...

Bison volleyball falls to Patriot League leader Colgate in final game

Bison volleyball falls to Patriot League leader Colgate in final game

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Bison volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss to the Colgate Raiders. The Orange and Blue celebrated their Senior Day at Davis Gym prior to the game. The first set was back and forth. Despite being down by 10 points, the Orange and Blue almost came back, scoring four points in a row....

Last week’s protest was a good thing, even if you disagree with it

Last week’s protest was a good thing, even if you disagree with it

Zach Murphy, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

The recent political climate on campus is tense to say the least. In the past week, Heather Mac Donald came to speak about her concerns with the current state of free speech, among other topics. Her talk was greeted with applause by the crowd inside Bucknell Hall on Nov. 14, yet outside the event, a...

Drive-thru traffic leads to a Starbucks boycott

Drive-thru traffic leads to a Starbucks boycott

Amy Schlussler, Satire Co-Editor

November 22, 2019

There’s one thing all University students share in common: their love for overpriced Starbucks coffee. Although most students bank on their last few campus dollars to hold them over for the rest of the semester, there’s no hesitation when it comes to splurging on the line of holiday drinks that Starbucks...

Bison on the court

Bison on the court

Justin Schaumberger and Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

November 22, 2019

Review of Past Basketball Seasons After successful campaigns in 2018-2019, the Bison men’s and women’s basketball teams are looking to continue their recent success in the upcoming season. The women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 28-6, including a Patriot League regula...

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, DJ/producer duo Two Friends and the rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie took the stage at this year’s Fall Concert in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. Two Friends performed first at the Fall Concert, opening with remixes of various popular songs. Both Matt Halper and Eli Sones of Two Friends...

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 9, the Bison football team (2-7, 2-2 PL) took on Lehigh (4-5, 3-2 PL) in a Patriot League matchup, defeating the Mountain Hawks by a final score of 20-10. Led by a strong defensive effort, the Bison held their opponent to -6 total rushing yards. In the first half, the Bison limited Lehigh...

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