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Philadelphia adds second NFL team just so Wentz and Foles can start

Philadelphia adds second NFL team just so Wentz and Foles can start

Jeff Klebauskas, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In an unprecedented business maneuver to double-down on their long-awaited Super Bowl victory, the Philadelphia Eagles have managed to convince the NFL, the city of Philadelphia, and the state of Pennsylvania to allocate funds for the strict purpose of establishing a second team that, starting in 2020,...

In Memoriam: Ruth Ann Craven

In Memoriam: Ruth Ann Craven

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The University mourns the loss of Ruth Ann Craven, a member of the University’s staff for 43 years. In 1974, Craven started as a staff member for the University’s Department of Psychology. In 1994, Craven transitioned to serve as the administrative assistant for the Office of the Chaplains and...

Through the Gates: Suné Swart

Through the Gates: Suné Swart

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Through the Gates, Top Stories

It hasn’t been long since Suné Swart ’17 made headlines for Bison women’s basketball. The 6’3” forward was a consistent presence on the court for the Orange and Blue throughout her collegiate career. But after only three years of high school play and four years of college basketball, Swart...

Breaking Nunes: Trump presidency faces another controversy

Breaking Nunes: Trump presidency faces another controversy

Jessica Kaplan, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

President Donald Trump’s young political career has been plagued with scandals and chaos. He started off his presidency by blatantly lying about the size of his inauguration crowd. He has shamelessly promoted the Trump brand and of course, his Twitter feed continues to cause constant outrage. If...

University club ruins local dog naming contest

University club ruins local dog naming contest

Jon Meier, Satire editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

In a move to boost their social media presence, Pets4Less, a local pet store in Lewisburg, decided to hold a dog-naming competition during the first week of February. Participants could submit votes for names in an online poll over Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The winning name would be given...

Kenneth W. Freeman college of management named after $25 million donation

Kenneth W. Freeman college of management named after $25 million donation

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

It was announced on Jan. 25 that alumnus Ken Freeman ’72 and his wife, Janice, had committed over $25 million to the new College of Management, which will be re-named the Kenneth W. Freeman College of Management. This is the first and only college to be named at the University. The gift will be...

Bison secure home victory over Boston, 67-57

Bison secure home victory over Boston, 67-57

Trashawna Herbert, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team triumphed over conference opponent Boston University at Sojka Pavilion on Jan. 27 with a final score of 67-57. Leading scorers Kyi English ’19 and Kate Walker ’19 combined for a total of 43 points, as they led the team to victory and brought their season record...

Doomsday Clock reading indicative of Trump’s actions, world’s conflicts

Doomsday Clock reading indicative of Trump’s actions, world’s conflicts

Sam Rosenblatt, Opinions Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

The Mayans failed in predicting that Dec. 21, 2012 would bring about humanity’s doom. Likewise, some Americans — in a rather extreme judgement — may have thought that the election of President Donald Trump in 2016 signaled the end of the world as we know it. While the clock has not yet struck...

Letters from abroad: memoirs of a cultured person

Letters from abroad: memoirs of a cultured person

Faith Breen, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

This week The Bucknellian received a letter from one of our correspondents abroad, Jessica McLawley ’19, who is studying in Paris, France this semester. Hey guys! (Or as they say in French, “bonjour!”) Honestly, I can’t believe I even have the time to sit down and write this right now....

Students participate in birthright Israel trips over winter break

Students participate in birthright Israel trips over winter break

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Over winter break, 16 University students spent their vacations visiting Israel as participants of Birthright Foundation’s free 10-day heritage trips. The students traveled together with Rabbi Chana Leslie Glazer across Israel from Dec. 19-29 as a part of a larger travel group consisting of 42 American...

Men’s basketball shuts down the Crusaders at Sojka

Men’s basketball shuts down the Crusaders at Sojka

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Top Stories

The Bison (14-8, 8-1 Patriot League) posted a dominant performance against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Jan. 20 at Sojka Pavilion. Zach Thomas ’18 and Stephen Brown ’18 led the way with 18 points and 10 points, respectively, and the Orange and Blue did not trail once throughout the contest. The victory...

American Gymnasts Say “#MeToo”

American Gymnasts Say “#MeToo”

Megan Lafond, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Gymnast after gymnast has come forward over the last couple of months to speak the truth about the allegations of sexual assault surrounding USA Gymnastics team doctor, Larry Nassar. Those who spoke included well-known Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and McKayla Maroney, as well as former...

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