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Billy Goat uncovers cruelty while people-watching at University

Billy Goat uncovers cruelty while people-watching at University

Liz Whitmer, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

A local resident from Ard’s Farm, Billy Goat, took a trip to the University this weekend to take part in seasonal activities, including people-watching on campus.  Goat, who is held within the confines of the farm for the entirety of the season, made a run for it Saturday morning to indulge in the fe...

Looking forward to Dayeinu! Beyond Survival

Looking forward to Dayeinu! Beyond Survival

Riley DeBaecke, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

With November quickly approaching, the Bucknell Opera Theatre has been busily preparing to kick off this year’s Holocaust Education Week, also known as “Dayeinu! Beyond Survival There is Hope.” In Judaism, “Dayeinu” or “Dayenu” is one of the most significant and well-loved songs, which...

BizPitch competition announces 2019 finalists

BizPitch competition announces 2019 finalists

Sam Rosenblatt, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

The five finalists for the University’s 2019 BizPitch competition will be Amulya, Bus Mate, Charity Chips, PlusOne and ReBokeh. This annual event gives students the opportunity to launch their own company and pitch it to a panel of judges in a “shark tank” style competition. The selection comm...

No, we don’t have to listen to Heather Mac Donald’s perspective

No, we don’t have to listen to Heather Mac Donald’s perspective

John Davidian, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

On Nov. 14, political commentator Heather Mac Donald, who currently serves as a Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, will come to the University. Her visit will be sponsored by the Bucknell Program for American Leadership and Citizenship (BPALC), a program run by a group of faculty members...

Field hockey cashes in on penalty corners in 6-1 victory

Field hockey cashes in on penalty corners in 6-1 victory

Holly Burns, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

In their fourth Patriot League game of the season, the Bison field hockey team scored six goals against the Colgate Raiders on Oct. 19 for a 6-1 win. Kaelyn Long ’21 and Leah Fogelsanger ’21 scored two goals apiece. Megan Keeney ’21 and Marisa Morakis ’20 added the remaining two goals of the...

Students block Bertrand entrance with huge leaf pile

Students block Bertrand entrance with huge leaf pile

Nick DeMarchis, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

In the midst of the fall foliage turning its signature colors, one rogue student has harnessed the weather to bolster his political agenda. At around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, students leaving the 24-hour space in the Bertrand Library noticed something odd when they pushed on the doors to exit —...

Standing on Common Ground 

Standing on Common Ground 

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 25, 2019

Many students, both prospective and current, wonder what diversity means at the University. They also wonder how diversity — whether racial, intellectual, political, sexual, etc. — can be further accepted and expressed on campus. Common Ground was created to address these issues. What is Common Gr...

Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Sam Rosenblatt and Jess Kaplan

October 10, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Rutgers University Professor Lee Jussim visited campus to discuss the importance of intellectual diversity in science and social science research. The talk was held in the Arches Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center and was a part of the Campus Politics and Civil Liberties 2019-2020...

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

The Bison football team competed against the Holy Cross Crusaders at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium during Homecoming weekend on Oct. 5. Despite putting up a valiant fight, the Orange and Blue came up short with a 21-14 loss in its Patriot League opener. Wide receiver Brandon Sanders ’22 set a...

Report reveals need to view vaccination as moral obligation

Report reveals need to view vaccination as moral obligation

Alex Boyer, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

A new Wall Street Journal last week article found that thousands of elementary schools, both public and private, are failing to immunize children at effective rates. According to the report, “For states with overall immunization data, 77.8 percent of schools had an immunization rate of 90 percent or...

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle’s Korner: Ice cream machine

Kyle Putt, Graphic Artist

October 10, 2019

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 10, 2019

With an alumni network of over 54,000 former students, it is no wonder that the University boasts its ability to connect its current students with those who have graduated. Through the University’s networking resources — including the University’s Alumni App, on-campus and regional career networking...

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