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‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

‘Speaking Up’ about sex: a week of positivity

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Who is Speak(ing) UP? This year, the University recognized the third annual Sex Week on campus. Each year, Speak UP dedicates the week around Valentine’s Day to promoting sex positivity through various events and programs on campus. Since it was founded in 2012 by student volunteers, the group ...

The Super Bowl: an advertising frenzy

The Super Bowl: an advertising frenzy

Caroline Hendrix, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

With its commanding cultural influence and 100-million-strong yearly viewer base, the Super Bowl attracts businesses who wish to have their ads run during commercial breaks. But viewers are left on their couch stuffed from endless appetizers and thinking: Is it worth it for companies to pay over 5 mil...

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s track and field team posted impressive wins this weekend at the Bison Open and Multi and the Penn State National Open. Both meets were two-day events in which the team was split, with one group traveling to State College, Pa. and the other staying at the University to compete. At...

Interview with poet and groundhog Punxsutawney Phil

Interview with poet and groundhog Punxsutawney Phil

Bridget Beljan, Satire Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

In case you’ve been living under a rock, accomplished groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring last weekend. The Bucknellian had the pleasure of sitting down with the renowned expert P. Phil himself to discuss his work and most recent prediction.   Thank you for taking the time to speak with us, Mr. ...

Super Bowl Sunday: It’s Comeback Season

Lily Baker, Contributing Special Features Writer

February 7, 2020

Whether an athlete at the University or not, students of all kinds are aware of one of the most-watched events on television: the Super Bowl. On Feb. 2, the Kansas City Chiefs faced the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl LIV. The game took place in Miami, Fla. at the Hard Rock Stadium. This year’s...

Samek exhibit highlights climate change

Samek exhibit highlights climate change

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2020

The Samek Art Gallery is currently displaying an exhibition titled “Against Time: Climate Calls from the Ice Archives,” which opened on Jan. 14. With climate change being one of the most politically polarizing international crises, the multimedia exhibition by Peggy Weil, Zaria Forman and Jessica...

Bucknell kids need to care about politics

Bucknell kids need to care about politics

Nick DeMarchis, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

The “Bucknell Bubble” is a familiar concept to anyone who steps foot on our campus for a long enough time. Our little town of Lewisburg, three hours away from most big cities and one of any significance, seems isolated from the “real world.” Sure, we learn about things that happen “out there”...

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 25, the Bucknell Bison defeated Loyola, 98-83 at home. The Greyhounds had the lead for the majority of the first half, but the Bison were able to take a 42-41 into halftime. Avi Toomer ’20, Bruce Moore ’20 and John Meeks ’21 contributed to the lead after they re-entered the game from the...

Joe Goldberg visits Bertrand

Joe Goldberg visits Bertrand

Bridget Beljan, Satire Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

Hello, You. Who are you? Between your Canada Goose coat and your Fjällräven Kånken backpack, you look like every other girl on campus. And, if I didn’t know any better, the faint smell of St. Tropez self-tanner oozing out of your Lululemon leggings would lead me to believe that you are like e...

Kobe Bryant: A legend’s lasting legacy

Kobe Bryant: A legend's lasting legacy

Sara Wilkerson, Special Features Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

“And we both know, no matter what I do next I’ll always be that kid With the rolled up socks Garbage can in the corner :05 seconds on the clock Ball in my hands. 5 … 4 … 3 … 2 … 1”                   -From Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball”  The immortal words ...

Student lectureship series to host Rainn Wilson

Student lectureship series to host Rainn Wilson

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2020

The Student Lectureship Committee will welcome actor, writer and YouTuber Rainn Wilson to the University on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Best known for portraying Dwight Schrute on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy, “The Office,” Wilson is expected to cover topics...

Is technology blending home and work-life?

Is technology blending home and work-life?

Jaxon White, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

The separation of work and home life is becoming obsolete. Technology has advanced beyond being a tool to streamline work; instead, it has become a near necessity to have a constant connection with employers and colleagues through email or cell phones. If an employer has a question on a document submitted...

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