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Amy Schlussler, Satire Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

On  Feb. 22, the Bison women’s lacrosse team lost a tough game against the La Salle Explorers 12-11. After scoring 10 goals in the first half, the Bison battled defensively throughout the second half, ultimately allowing La Salle to come back and top the Orange and Blue. The Bison now stand at a 2-2...

Remembering Toni Morrison: A literary force of nature

Remembering Toni Morrison: A literary force of nature

Libby Darrell and Sara Wilkerson

February 27, 2020

“Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation.” – Toni Morrison, from her 1993 Nobel Peace Prize Lecture On Feb. 18, the University celebrated what would have been Toni Morrison’s 89th birthday in its continuation of the Morrison Meditation...

‘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...

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