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A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Two Friends perform at 2019 Fall Concert

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, DJ/producer duo Two Friends and the rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie took the stage at this year’s Fall Concert in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. Two Friends performed first at the Fall Concert, opening with remixes of various popular songs. Both Matt Halper and Eli Sones of Two Friends...

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 9, the Bison football team (2-7, 2-2 PL) took on Lehigh (4-5, 3-2 PL) in a Patriot League matchup, defeating the Mountain Hawks by a final score of 20-10. Led by a strong defensive effort, the Bison held their opponent to -6 total rushing yards. In the first half, the Bison limited Lehigh...

The fall of the Berlin Wall: thirty years later

The fall of the Berlin Wall: thirty years later

Caroline Hendrix, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 9, 1989, change came. The day symbolized freedom from the barriers of the Berlin Wall for East and West Germans. It meant reunification of Germans as a whole, but also for family and friends who had not seen each other since the Wall went up in August of 1961. The day brought hope — for the...

A Boogie Wit No Hoodie

A Boogie Wit No Hoodie

Bridgette Simpson, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

Last Friday, the student-run concert committee brought in two stellar acts to perform: the popular SoundCloud legends responsible for the “Big Bootie” mixes, Two Friends, as well as popular rapper, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, known for his hits “Drowning” featuring Kodak Black and “Swervin” featuring...

ReBokeh wins BizPitch 2019

ReBokeh wins BizPitch 2019

Ellie Lowe, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 5 in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center, students, faculty and alumni gathered to hear five individuals and groups pitch their start-ups in the BizPitch Finale. The annual BizPitch competition encourages student entrepreneurship. With the help of faculty advisers and business mentors,...

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison field hockey team wrapped up regular-season play on Nov. 2 with a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross. The Orange and Blue finished the regular season with a 9-8 record overall, and a 4-2 record in Patriot League play. They will be seeded third in the Patriot League tournament, the program’s 12th...

Cancel culture won’t solve our societal problems

Cancel culture won’t solve our societal problems

Nick DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

Twitter tries to define itself in the modern world as a paragon of modern culture and a leading force of societal “woke”-ness. However, the flaws inherent in such a medium bring themselves to the forefront as we see a line of people — of varying degrees of agreeableness, merit and acceptability...

Kyle’s Korner: Course Registration

Kyle’s Korner: Course Registration

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

November 8, 2019

Comic by Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Theatre spotlight: “Unheard/Unspoken”

Nicole Yeager, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

Those who had the opportunity to experience the student production of “Unheard/Unspoken” at the Harvey M. Powers Theatre on campus last week know how truly incredible it was. This deeply moving and dynamic work of art touched upon a variety of themes and issues relevant to the University’s campus,...

“A Night with the Presidents” gives students needed answers to pressing questions

Caroline Buck, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29, students gathered in Trout Auditorium for “A Night With the Presidents.” The annual Bucknell Student Government (BSG) event gives students the opportunity to submit questions to University President John Bravman, Dean of Students Amy Badal and BSG President Kip Hallagan ’21. “A...

It’s time to reevaluate how we think about life sentences

It’s time to reevaluate how we think about life sentences

Richard Stover, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

“The Pennsylvania Lifer stands, in most cases, self-educated, progressive, and with the help of others, works for the ultimate goal of reacceptance into society by his merit. The statistics of Pennsylvania, as well as the nation, reflect the Life Term prisoner’s record to be one of achievement and...

Women’s soccer ties on Senior Day

Women's soccer ties on Senior Day

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team tied American University, 1-1, in their last home game of the season on Oct. 26 at Emmitt Field, commemorating the occasion with one final walk through the tunnel on a game day. Prior to the game, the team’s six seniors were honored, including Gabby Bair, Bailey Hurst,...

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