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‘Pitch Perfect’ star Adam DeVine works out at KLARC, performs at Center Stage

‘Pitch Perfect’ star Adam DeVine works out at KLARC, performs at Center Stage

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Comedic actor Adam DeVine was spotted numerous times on campus the afternoon of Nov. 3, having arrived early for his performance at the University’s annual Center Stage event. The event, which is usually held in early October, took place a few weeks later to kick off Homecoming Weekend. It was hosted...

Ham’s hat trick lifts women’s soccer to second-straight Patriot League Championship

Ham’s hat trick lifts women’s soccer to second-straight Patriot League Championship

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

The women’s soccer team hoisted the Patriot League Championship trophy for the second straight year after beating top-seeded Navy 3-2 in the tournament title game. The Bison beat Boston University 1-0 on Nov. 3 to advance through to the championship game. The Terriers applied most of the offensive...

NBC’s ‘This Is Us’: Changing lives, changing television

NBC’s ‘This Is Us’: Changing lives, changing television

Megan Lafond, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

The picture of what a typical American family looks like has changed drastically in the last decade, with the current generation being far more comfortable with these changes and with what is considered the “norm.” As a result, television shows are expanding their horizons on what they want...

A night with the presidents turns into fierce rap battle

A night with the presidents turns into fierce rap battle

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

"A Night with the Presidents," featuring University President and President of Bucknell Student Government (BSG), took an unexpected turn on Nov. 5 in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The discussion started smoothly with well-written introductions from both presidents, but soon descended into...

Homecoming Weekend 2017: Bison return to their herd

Homecoming Weekend 2017: Bison return to their herd

Natalie Spears, Special Features Co-Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

More than 800 alumni, friends, and family returned to the University for the 2017 Homecoming Weekend. Visitors attended various events hosted throughout the weekend and reunited with old friends. However, the weekend encouraged more than just reunions; Homecoming promotes alumni engagement through networking,...

Survivors & supporters come together

Survivors & supporters come together

Natalie Spears and Haley Mullen

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features, NEWS, Top Stories

Domestic violence and sexual assault are harrowing issues that affect lives across the world, including the lives of individuals here on the University’s campus. Frequently, these subjects are often avoided or unaddressed due to individuals' apprehension to share their personal experiences. Fortunately,...

Richards beats volleyball record in victory over Lehigh

Richards beats volleyball record in victory over Lehigh

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Mimi Richards ’20 surpassed the Bison volleyball program record for most block assists in a single season on Oct. 27, when the team took the victory over Lehigh. The win against the Mountain Hawks came in an intense five-set game, and the Orange and Blue rode that momentum into a four-set win over...

Kenya’s second election fails to solve nation’s divisions

Kenya’s second election fails to solve nation’s divisions

Jessica Kaplan, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Top Stories

Kenyans lined the polling stations on Oct. 26 to elect a new president for the second time since August. Turnout for the election hit a record low — approximately 38 percent of the population voted, and polling was banned in four counties. The vote was intended to correct the outcome of the previous...

‘The Bucknellian’ sitcom coming to NBC

‘The Bucknellian’ sitcom coming to NBC

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Satire, Top Stories

After several months of revising scripts and reshoots, our staff is proud to announce that our mockumentary sitcom “The Bucknellian” has been picked up by NBC and will start airing on Thursdays at 9 p.m. The show centers on the everyday lives of writers and editors of The Bucknellian staff as they ...

The brain behind No8am

The brain behind No8am

Julie Spierer, Special Features Co-Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Creator In lieu of course registration, most students are playing schedule-tetris, meticulously selecting classes that fit together to create a manageable schedule for the coming semester. The website no8am.com has aided students for years by providing them with a visualization of class selections;...

‘By Way of Bucknell’ unveiled

‘By Way of Bucknell’ unveiled

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The University’s effort to accentuate and tell its story “By Way of Bucknell” has infiltrated campus and beyond. The branding initiative is illustrated by banners dotting the campus, graphics outside of Taylor Hall, updates to the website, and other implementations that collectively showcase...

Field hockey goes 2-0, securing a spot in the Patriot League Tournament

Field hockey goes 2-0, securing a spot in the Patriot League Tournament

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The field hockey team had an eventful weekend, facing  Holy Cross on Oct. 21 and Lock Haven on Oct 22. The Bison won both games 2-1. The Orange and Blue entered the Oct. 21 game in a three-way tie with Holy Cross and Lafayette for the final two places in the Patriot League Tournament and for third...

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