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The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Investigative News, NEWS, Top Stories

On April 17, 2005 a small headline appeared in the corner of the front page of the Susquehanna Valley Daily Item: “Centre County DA missing.” The story continued inside the paper, briefly outlining a developing case: “Police searched the land and air in central Pennsylvania for any sign of a car...

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Bison track and field teams hosted the Bison Outdoor Classic, one of the premier meets on the East Coast, on April 14-15 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Competition kicked off on a beautiful Saturday before the spring chill returned to the air Sunday, but the Orange and Blue excelled in all...

Students should have more parking options with Academic East construction

Students should have more parking options with Academic East construction

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

As construction on Academic East progresses, it has left a glaring problem in the surrounding area of campus: during the week, there seems to be nowhere to park. In our March 30 issue, The Bucknellian reported that the University will be losing 100 parking spots as lots are fenced off for construction...

Who’s the biggest tease?

Who’s the biggest tease?

April 19, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Graphic by Jared Shapiro

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Ken Burns speaks on “The Vietnam War” and other documentary successes

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Filmmaker Ken Burns presented on his most recent 10-part, 18-hour series “The Vietnam War” at the Weis Center for Performing Arts on April 9 as part of the Bucknell Forum speaker series. Burns, considered the most acclaimed historical documentarian of our time, started with a 15-minute address...

Meet Anna Chiodo-Ortiz

Meet Anna Chiodo-Ortiz

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

For Anna Chiodo-Ortiz ’19, a member of the Bison cross country and track and field team, life has been a journey full of patience, tenacity, and a fair share of challenges. Faced with an intense battle against an eating disorder, Chiodo-Ortiz has and will continue to overcome adversity in her daily...

New Paterno film intense, but comes too soon

New Paterno film intense, but comes too soon

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

HBO debuted their television movie "Paterno" on April 7. The film depicts Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s days in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal that tarnished the revered image of both the school and Paterno himself. The movie also highlights the stories of Sara Ganim, a reporter...

Viral super star, yodeling Walmart kid, to perform at Chrysalis

Viral super star, yodeling Walmart kid, to perform at Chrysalis

Faith Breen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In an exciting recent development, Activities and Campus Events (ACE) announced that they’ve added a surprise new artist to the Chrysalis lineup. The budding young artist Mason Ramsey, better known as the yodeling Walmart kid, is on the docket for the event alongside ’90s R&B star Shaggy. Ramsey...

Chelsea Handler brings message of political activism to campus

Chelsea Handler brings message of political activism to campus

Elizabeth Worthington, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Comedian and recent political activist Chelsea Handler visited the University on April 3 to participate in a “fireside chat” that focused on promoting her message of political and social activism. The talk was moderated by Professor of Philosophy Sheila Lintott and was followed by a short Q&...

Kovac breaks home run record in sweep of Crusaders

Kovac breaks home run record in sweep of Crusaders

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison softball team swept Holy Cross in an undefeated weekend on March 31-April 1, outscoring the Crusaders 28-3 in the three games played at home. The Orange and Blue are in second place in the Patriot League with a 12-18 record overall and 4-2 in the  League. The Orange and Blue won their first...

Editorial: Our reaction to Chelsea Handler’s visit to campus

Editorial: Our reaction to Chelsea Handler’s visit to campus

April 5, 2018


Filed under Editorial, OPINIONS, Top Stories

Chelsea Handler is notorious for her strong personality, which often reveals itself in controversial, unfiltered rhetoric. While this rhetoric is often masked by humor, Handler has recently attempted to turn towards legitimate political activism. This is an admirable choice, one that required her to humbly...

China includes ‘White Privilege’ among new tariffs imposed on U.S.

China includes ‘White Privilege’ among new tariffs imposed on U.S.

Jon Meier, Satire Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In retaliation to the steel and aluminum tariffs that the United States has imposed to presumably target the country, China has retaliated by imposing tariffs on a list of products imported from the United States. The list of products specified crucial U.S. exports such as soybeans, cars, and chemicals, as...

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