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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...

From D.C. to Lewisburg, the March for Our Lives

From D.C. to Lewisburg, the March for Our Lives

Haley Mullen, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

On March 24th at 2 p.m. all the church bells in Lewisburg began to ring – and did not stop for five minutes. During this time, a crowd of around 200 community members silently marched down 3rd Street. Carrying signs calling for the end of gun violence, protesters were part of one of the 833 “sister...

Bison men’s lacrosse upsets No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore

Bison men’s lacrosse upsets No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison shocked No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore on March 24 by a score of 12-11 for their first upset win over a top-10 opponent since 2013. Last year, the Bison beat then-ranked No. 17 Loyola at home in double overtime. The stars aligned again this year for the Bison, pulling off another memorable upset....

Super Saturday, super trash

Super Saturday, super trash

Paulina Johansson, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Sustainability Column, Top Stories

Saturdays in downtown Lewisburg are one of the most notorious events of the week for many University students. After working hard comes playing harder: every Saturday, hundreds of students let loose by making their way downtown with their friends for a day dedicated to good tunes and free booze. The...

Trump invites leaders of China and North Korea to play squads on Fortnite

Trump invites leaders of China and North Korea to play squads on Fortnite

Jon Meier, Satire Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

President Donald Trump tweeted on March 28 about the United States’ foreign policy in the face of strengthening relations between North Korea and China. This week, President Xi Jingping and Kim Jong-un were seen publicly in Beijing, posing for photo ops and announcing a newly fortified relationship...

BASA Bash: a commemoration of the African continent’s notable achievements

BASA Bash: a commemoration of the African continent’s notable achievements

Ruby Gould, Print Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Bucknell’s Africa Student Association (BASA) hosted a cultural event on March 3 full of informative presentations, performances, and a dinner. In a room adorned with flags representing the many different countries on the African continent, student members of BASA gave several presentations promoting...

Men’s basketball headed to March Madness

Men’s basketball headed to March Madness

Elise Covert and Brittany Willwerth

March 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Sojka Pavilion was packed to capacity as the Bison men’s basketball team beat Colgate 83-54 on March 7 to secure their second straight Patriot League Championship and punch their ticket to the 2018 NCAA Tournament. It is the program’s sixth Patriot League title and their eighth March Madness appe...

Retailers raising minimum age to purchase weapons: a step in the right direction

Retailers raising minimum age to purchase weapons: a step in the right direction

Evan Castillo, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

The Kroger Company has joined Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods in banning in-store gun sales to those under 21 years old. Kroger, which owns Fred Meyer, the United States’ largest supermarket chain by revenue, said that it made its decision in direct response to the recent tragedy at Marjory Stoneman...

Bro, I totally know how to make a sick resume

Bro, I totally know how to make a sick resume

Bridget Beljan, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

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