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University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

Sebi Herrera and Jess Kaplan

October 4, 2019

The University community celebrated the life of Carmen Gillespie, professor of English and Director of the Griot Institute, on Sept. 28. The six hour memorial was organized by Michelle Lauver, Griot Programs Manager, Kelsey Hicks, the director of Women’s resources, and Meenakshi Ponnuswami Professo...

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in conference with win over Boston University and loss to Lehigh

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in conference with win over Boston University and loss to Lehigh

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team continued Patriot League play with matches against Boston University and Lehigh on Sept. 28 and Oct. 2, respectively.  The Bison are now 2-1 in League play after shutting out the Terriers for a 1-0 victory and a 3-1 defeat against the Mountain Hawks.  After beating...

Hey Chuck, what does free speech mean, anyway?

Hey Chuck, what does free speech mean, anyway?

Alex Boyer, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

Free speech on college campuses has until recently meant marginalization. What is it that modern “free speech” activists want? Last week, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal decrying the increasing popularity of practices that “indulge students who, when fac...

Former satire editor, sitcom producer returns to campus for Homecoming

Former satire editor, sitcom producer returns to campus for Homecoming

Sam Rosenblatt, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2019

Homecoming Weekend is a beloved University tradition that reunites old friends and provides alumni with a warm welcome back to campus. While this can seem like just a normal weekend for some, the arrival of one particular University graduate stirred headlines. Barles Cheers ’19, former satire edi...

Fostering the arts on-campus and beyond

Fostering the arts on-campus and beyond

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 4, 2019

Looking to host a poetry slam event on campus? Or, do you want to start your very own dance ensemble, different from what the University already offers? Do you have an idea to enhance the arts at the University, but don’t have enough money or resources to do so? If this is the case, check out the Univ...

Students and Lewisburg community join together for climate strike  

Students and Lewisburg community join together for climate strike  

Kathryn Nicolai and Sam Rosenblatt, Print Managing Co-Editor, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

On Sept. 20, approximately 600 students, faculty, staff and members of the Lewisburg community rallied together by Bertrand Library to kick off their local climate strike, organized by Green New Deal Lewisburg. The strike was part of a global climate strike movement, intended in part to influence...

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

Despite dropping their first game of the Bucknell Invitational to Fordham on Sept. 21, the Bison men’s water polo team proved to be resilient going forward, with three straights wins against Mercyhurst, Wagner, and La Salle. The team now boasts an impressive 9-2 record to start their season. In the...

The rich have really got the hang of professional plagiarism

The rich have really got the hang of professional plagiarism

Alex Boyer, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

In the recent New York Times article “Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas,” journalists Farah Stockman and Carlos Mureithi detail a growing trend of “essay-for-hire” services, which outsource the academic work of the Global...

DOORO: Duo for Doors

DOORO: Duo for Doors

Chandler Houldin, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Student access to University resources, email and dining menus should clearly be under lock and key and many agree that using DUO is worth the extra protection. But shouldn’t your physical possessions be under just as much security?  Like the spray tan Tiffany showed off at the abbreviated Super la...

What’s happening Family Weekend?

What’s happening Family Weekend?

Claire Burton, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

It seems as if the first month of classes went by in the blink of an eye — the air is beginning to cool and Family Weekend is already upon us. Most students are excited to get a small taste of home, especially the first-years, many of whom have not been away from family for this long before and may st...

Marc Lore ’93 returns to campus for ‘Innovate Bucknell’

Marc Lore ’93 returns to campus for ‘Innovate Bucknell’

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

September 19, 2019

Marc Lore ’93, president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce, returned to campus on Sept. 16 to kick off the “Innovate Bucknell Speaker Series.” Undergraduate Executive Intern for the Freeman College of Management Eden Elam ’20 introduced Lore, while University President John Bravman moderated the...

Fall Fest 2019 kicks off autumn

Fall Fest 2019 kicks off autumn

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2019

The University’s annual Fall Fest kicked off the semester on Sept. 13 with entertainment, food, and games on the Sojka Lawn. Warm temperatures and sunny skies drew in large crowds of students, staff, and community members. Activities and Campus Events (ACE) and the Campus Activities and Programs...

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