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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. ...

Dean Badal and President Bravman address student concerns at A Night with the Presidents

Dean Badal and President Bravman address student concerns at A Night with the Presidents

Haley Cooper, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Hundreds of students and faculty came together in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 11 to hear a question-and-answer session in “A Night with the Presidents.” This panel was conducted by Chandler Houldin ’20, president of Bucknell Student Government (BSG), who pre-selected and...

Gun control is more than just a partisan issue. It’s a race issue.

Gun control is more than just a partisan issue. It’s a race issue.

Sarah Baldwin, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Less than two weeks after the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue, a gunman opened fire on a bar in Thousand Oaks, Ca., killing 12 patrons on Nov. 8. Incidents such as these have left many Americans fearful of becoming victims of mass gun violence. In the past year alone, there has been a surge of anti-gun...

Women’s basketball pulls out impressive win in home opener

Women’s basketball pulls out impressive win in home opener

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison women’s basketball team secured a well-deserved win against Quinnipiac in their home opener at Sojka Pavilion on Nov. 11. Setting a dominant tone, the Bison defeated the top-ranked mid-major program in the country by a final score of 75-58. Entering the 2018-19 season ranked 16th in...

The Bucknellian presents: Which editor are you?

The Bucknellian presents: Which editor are you?

Charles Beers, Satire Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

The Bucknellian is home to a diverse staff of writers, each contributing their own unique flair to Stuck House. Curious to see where you would fit in our newsroom and rising co-ed journalism fraternity? Take this simple quiz to figure out which member of our team is your spirit editor!   Q1...

Campus engagement in 2018 midterm elections

Campus engagement in 2018 midterm elections

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The U.S. midterm elections captured the attention of the University and the country. The Democrats have reclaimed the House of Representatives, while the Republicans will maintain control of the Senate after picking up two additional seats. On a national scale, this was a historic election, as more...

Brazilians elect demagogue mirroring Trump in landslide

Brazilians elect demagogue mirroring Trump in landslide

Jacob Feuerstein, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Yet another country has fallen to the far-right scourge of populism that has been marked by the British exit from the European Union, the election of President Donald Trump, and the adoption of far-right policies in Poland. A majority of Brazilians voted in favor of Jair Bolsonaro, their newest president,...

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison women’s basketball team has been working hard over the past few months in preparation for the 2018-2019 season. After concluding last season with an overall record of 22-10 and finishing 15-3 in Patriot League play, the Bison are ready to make strides. In the preseason Patriot League c...

Halloween cancelled as University students find themselves unable to collectively decide which weekend to celebrate

Halloween cancelled as University students find themselves unable to collectively decide which weekend to celebrate

Kathleen McGivern, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In the weeks leading up to Halloween, University students argued passionately amongst themselves about which weekend to collectively celebrate Halloween. After several unproductive debates and no decisive winner, the University announced the official cancellation of Halloween. As the community knows,...

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