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‘We Brake for Nobody’ improv group performs show at Trout Auditorium

‘We Brake for Nobody’ improv group performs show at Trout Auditorium

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

February 21, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m., We Brake for Nobody, the University’s improv troupe, performed in Trout Auditorium. We Brake for Nobody was founded in 1998 by Ben Wellington, who then went on to start a troupe at New York University (NYU) called Dangerbox. The show consisted of a series of interactive...

Bernie Sanders comes to campus to ask for your financial support

Bernie Sanders comes to campus to ask for your financial support

Sam Ruvolo, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

There was a palpable buzz of excitement last week in and around Coleman Hall and Vaughn Literature Building as most liberal arts professors prepared for a special visitor. He arrived on Feb. 17, humbly sporting a brown winter coat, zipped to the very top (and of course, his signature glasses). Verm...

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team secured a victory over Sacred Heart in their home opener on Feb. 15,  improving to 3-0 on the season. Attacker Tommy Sopko ’21 led the Orange and the Blue offense with a career-high eight points. Sopko logged four goals and four assists. The Bison were strong out...

E-Week: Celebrating engineering

E-Week: Celebrating engineering

Libby Darrell and Sara Wilkerson

February 21, 2020

“E-What?” National Engineers Week — popularly known as “E-Week” — is a week dedicated to celebrating the milestones and achievements of the engineering industry. Across the country, engineering and educational societies, as well as colleges and universities, have been celebrating E-Week...

Victor Davis Hanson and BPALC’s bad-faith grift

Victor Davis Hanson and BPALC’s bad-faith grift

John Davidian, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Next month, Victor Davis Hanson, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover institution, will visit Bucknell. The Bucknell Program for American Leadership and Citizenship (BPALC) invited him to give two talks during his March 24th visit, one based on his recent book, “The Case for Trump,” and the other called...

Interview with Professor Darrick Hamilton

Interview with Professor Darrick Hamilton

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the University invited Darrick Hamilton to continue the Griot Institute’s Spring Series of lectures and performances from established guests. A griot is “a central figure in many West African cultures” where many functions and talks are held. The University’s Griot Institute...

Is wellness all it’s cracked up to be?

Is wellness all it’s cracked up to be?

Caroline Hendrix, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

I had the full intention of writing this article as an inside look into the wellness and lifestyle industry, but my research led me elsewhere. I realized that I had been fed very conflicting views of these industries. Advertising has made me believe that wellness products such as rare oils or expensive...

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 14, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team kept rolling as they picked up two big wins at the Bucknell Invitational. They knocked off Salem 14-10 on Feb. 7 and St. Francis (Brooklyn) 17-4 on Feb. 8. The Orange and Blue were not able to keep their unbeaten streak, however, as they fell in the finale to 20th...

A campus divided: implications of bison’s new craft beer

A campus divided: implications of bison’s new craft beer

Bridgette Simpson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

As many students are aware, Saturday is the single best day of the week because of the weekly occurring Super. Yet, in the thick of winter, University students have had to deal with the Saturdays that have fallen victim to snow, rain and below-freezing temperatures. Due to the cold temperatures and, s...

‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Who is Speak(ing) UP? This year, the University recognized the third annual Sex Week on campus. Each year, Speak UP dedicates the week around Valentine’s Day to promoting sex positivity through various events and programs on campus. Since it was founded in 2012 by student volunteers, the group ...

The Super Bowl: an advertising frenzy

The Super Bowl: an advertising frenzy

Caroline Hendrix, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

With its commanding cultural influence and 100-million-strong yearly viewer base, the Super Bowl attracts businesses who wish to have their ads run during commercial breaks. But viewers are left on their couch stuffed from endless appetizers and thinking: Is it worth it for companies to pay over 5 mil...

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s track and field team posted impressive wins this weekend at the Bison Open and Multi and the Penn State National Open. Both meets were two-day events in which the team was split, with one group traveling to State College, Pa. and the other staying at the University to compete. At...

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