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Student Lectureship series to welcome: Josh Peck

Student Lectureship series to welcome: Josh Peck

Kathryn Nicolai, News Co-Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The University welcomes former Nickelodeon teen star, actor, comedian and YouTube personality Josh Peck to campus on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for Performing Arts. Peck is expected to address topics spanning from his young celebrity status to bypassing traditional media challenges. Peck...

Kavanaugh accusations: A byproduct of #MeToo

Kavanaugh accusations: A byproduct of #MeToo

September 21, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

The story begins in late June, when Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s median justice, announces his retirement. Most Supreme Court nominations are inconsequential, as the new judge is purposed to maintain an ideologically moderate court. But in filling his second Supreme Court vacancy in...

Behind the scenes of the Athletics Department

Behind the scenes of the Athletics Department

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Among every athletic department is a dedicated group of individuals that diligently works to provide resources, care, and assistance for its athletes. Here at the University, this team of people goes unnoticed at times, seamlessly creating an environment that prompts success both on and off the field. For...

Josh Peck cancels University lecture after running over Oprah

Josh Peck cancels University lecture after running over Oprah

Charles Beers, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Actor and social media sensation Josh Peck has announced that he is cancelling his planned University lecture after driving his car directly into Oprah Winfrey in the 7th Street crosswalk on Sept. 19. Sources claim that Peck, an emotional wreck upon recognizing his childhood idol, immediately fled the...

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

A preview of Family Weekend 2018

Emily Haas, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


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The University’s annual Family Weekend, where the University opens its campus to students’ families for a weekend of campus-sponsored activities, will be held Sept. 21-23. Beginning Sept. 21, hundreds of family members will arrive on campus to experience the University. The activities offered this...

9/11 Remembrance

9/11 Remembrance

Emily Barlow, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


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The University’s College Republicans, College Democrats, and the Conservatives Club came together on Sept. 11 for an event in the Elaine Langone Center Forum to remember the events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. Some of the University’s ROTC program members attended the event, processing into the ...

Editorial: Anonymous op-ed in The New York Times stirs questions of the President’s competency

Editorial: Anonymous op-ed in The New York Times stirs questions of the President’s competency

September 13, 2018


Filed under Editorial, OPINIONS, Top Stories

The anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times last Wednesday written by a senior official in the Trump administration left our editorial staff feeling as though we couldn’t wait until our next publication date to offer commentary. The significance of an anonymous publication cannot go understat...

Beyond the Bison: Williams’ passionate self-defense costs tennis star 24th Grand Slam title

Beyond the Bison: Williams’ passionate self-defense costs tennis star 24th Grand Slam title

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Top Stories

The 2018 U.S. Open women’s final ended in what may be one of the most memorable moments in sports for the year. Heated exchanges between umpire Carlos Ramos and Serena Williams cost the tennis star a game loss and fines amounting to $17,000. Williams’ opponent, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, became the...

The list: How to study abroad in Lewisburg

The list: How to study abroad in Lewisburg

September 13, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Feeling the post-study abroad blues? Don’t worry. Our team of world travelers has assembled a thorough list of ways you can bring all of your incredible European experiences back to the heart of Lewisburg. In order to study abroad at the University, you must: Show up to class wearing a huge parka in ...

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Bucknell Community College Scholars Program: A life-changing opportunity

Sara Wilkerson, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Overview of the Program ​BCCSP. To some people, this may simply be another acronym heard on campus, yet for many it is the reason why they are at the University. The Bucknell Community College Scholars Program was founded in 2007 at the University in partnership with the Jack Kent Cooke F...

Academic East construction update

Academic East construction update

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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The University announced the Campus Master Plan in 2008, which aims to build two new academic buildings, Academic East and Academic West. The University chose to place the buildings on south campus behind Bertrand Library to add an additional quadrangle to campus. In fall of 2013, a completed Academ...

Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation: A failure in Supreme Court judges

Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation: A failure in Supreme Court judges

Griffin Perrault, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Four years ago, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed down its ruling on the SeaWorld of Florida, LLC. v. Perez case; trainer Dawn Brancheau’s tragic death during a performance with killer whale Tilikum underscored a supreme deficiency of safety precautions for SeaWorld...

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