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Take Back the Night 2018: Enough is enough

Take Back the Night 2018: Enough is enough

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Hundreds of students, faculty, and members of the University community gathered at the Smith Quad on the evening of Oct. 25 for the Take Back the Night event, sponsored by SpeakUP. Participants heard personal stories from victim-survivors, declarations of support, and commitments to preventing sexual...

Letter to the Editor: The history department on “’60s at 50” symposium

Letter to the Editor: The history department on “’60s at 50” symposium

November 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINIONS, Top Stories

We, the faculty of the Department of History, write to you to express our deep concern about the ongoing “’60s at 50” symposium sponsored by the Bucknell Project for American Leadership and Citizenship (BPALC). The stakes of this symposium are high. How past historical moments ar...

Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS, Top Stories

Faced with difficult rainy conditions, the Bison women’s cross country team earned their fourth straight Patriot League Championship title on Oct. 27, earning a total of 33 points, 40 points ahead of second-place Lehigh University. Colleen Buckley ’19 won the women’s race, pacing the Bison to...

Beer Barn challenges new Natural Light 77-Pack with “Bucky Light” 144-Pack

Beer Barn challenges new Natural Light 77-Pack with “Bucky Light” 144-Pack

Charles Beers, Satire Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Following the earth-shattering announcement that Natural Light will now be sold in cases of 77 cans, the Lewisburg Beer Barn has retaliated with a shocking business decision of its own. Feeling threatened by these new high-volume deliveries, the managers of the barn have upped the ante with an exclusive...

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Every October, University organizations take steps toward spreading awareness about sexual assault and supporting victim-survivors through campus events. Take Back the Night SpeakUP is the University’s peer education group, comprised of student volunteers led by Rachel Stewart, the Interpersonal...

Bison Girls: Off the Court

Bison Girls: Off the Court

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The Bison Girls Dance Team, known for performing at basketball games, has started a new annual performance called Bison Girls: Off the Court. “We love performing at basketball games, but we wanted to do something different that focused on our teams’ abilities in different styles of dance. Our...

Trump’s threats against Honduras illustrate his desperation for Republican control

Trump’s threats against Honduras illustrate his desperation for Republican control

Sarah Baldwin, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

In recent weeks, there has been an influx of migrants joining the Honduran caravan headed toward Mexico and the United States. Those fleeing are doing so to escape the extreme violence and poverty plaguing their country in the hopes of finding safety elsewhere. Last week, President Donald Trump tweeted...

Through the Gates: Julien Davenport ‘17 talks about life in the NFL

Through the Gates: Julien Davenport ‘17 talks about life in the NFL

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Through the Gates, Top Stories

When Julién Davenport ’17 received his diploma at the Commencement ceremony on the Malesardi Quadrangle in May of 2017, his career as a professional football player still existed as a dream. When Davenport was drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 National Football League Draft to the Houston...

Downhill students petition for University ski lift

Downhill students petition for University ski lift

Kathleen McGivern, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

Students living downhill in Vedder Hall, Smith Hall, the Gateways, and the various Affinity Houses and downtown houses gathered together this past Sunday night to submit a petition for a ski lift along 7th Street that would transport them uphill towards the academic buildings. After years of coming to...

Seniors’ bucket list

Seniors’ bucket list

Julie Spierer, Laura Bart, Kendall Ryan, Special Features Editor and Contributing Writers

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The University has reached midterm exams, next semester’s class registration begins soon, and the reality of graduation for seniors has begun to settle in. Even though college must come to an end, there are a few things some seniors consider must-dos before they turn their tassels. Some activities seniors...

Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Local Dem. candidate Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay takes non-partisan approach to politics

Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Pennsylvania’s 85th House district, which includes Lewisburg, has been represented by Republicans for nearly 30 years. Incumbent Fred Keller has held the seat since winning the election to the state house in 2010, with little formidable challenges in a predominantly red district. Running against Keller...

What Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for pro-women policy in the coming years

What Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for pro-women policy in the coming years

Annie Maley, BIPP Intern

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bucknell Institute of Public Policy, OPINIONS, Top Stories

The past month has seen an unexpectedly dramatic and historically divisive event—the confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Early on in the hearings, the nomination seemed to be rather mundane and his confirmation appeared to be secured by Senate Republicans....

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