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Campus gathers for Day of Action in support of Green New Deal

Campus gathers for Day of Action in support of Green New Deal

Elise Covert, Print Managing Co-Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Over 60 members of the University and Lewisburg community gathered on the steps of the Rooke Science Center on Feb. 26 to show support for the Green New Deal, a comprehensive plan introduced by Democrats in Congress to address climate change and economic equality. Supporters wore green and held t...

Democracy relies on respectful debate

Nicole Marrone, BIPP Intern

February 21, 2019


Filed under Bucknell Institute of Public Policy, OPINIONS, Uncategorized

Religion, money, and politics. The three big ones that your parents banned you from discussing with strangers and at the dinner table. You don’t want to cause a problem. You don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings by having a different viewpoint. It’s inappropriate. After growing up in an environm...

First annual KLARC Fitness Fashion Show to be held this spring

First annual KLARC Fitness Fashion Show to be held this spring

Amy Schlussler, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Satire, Uncategorized

It has become apparent to students who carve out time for the gym that certain styles of fitness gear are valued above all others at the University. This past Friday, representatives from The Bucknellian made their way down to the Kenneth Langone Athletics & Recreation Center to speak with these gym junkies a...

Lend a helping paw: Service opportunities in the Lewisburg community

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

One of the University’s core beliefs is the importance of serving the surrounding Lewisburg community. The University’s mission statement explains this value as an aspiration “to educate our students to serve the common good and to promote justice in ways sensitive to the moral and ethical dimensions...

Trump’s Twitter analyzed in BIPP survey

Madison Weaver, Senior Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy (BIPP) recently conducted a nationally representative poll to find out how U.S. President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter impacts their view of his presidency. Approximately 57 percent of respondents believe the way Trump uses the social media site makes...

“Yoga for Mental Wellness” starts up in the new semester

“Yoga for Mental Wellness” starts up in the new semester

Maddie Margioni, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Dr. Isaac Brandt, a staff psychologist at the University’s Counseling & Student Development Center, was no stranger to yoga before his idea to initiate the “Yoga for Mental Wellness” classes. Brandt, who has been a yoga practitioner for eight years, said, “I took up regular and consistent...

‘Exploring Sights, Sounds from the Border’: A multi-sensory exhibit in Samek Gallery

Sara Haber, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Mexican-American artist and composer Guillermo Galindo and American photographer Richard Misrach collaborated on the “Border Cantos | Sonic Border” exhibit, which is currently showcased in the University's Samek Art Museum. In a multi-sensory experience, Galindo and Misrach investigate life...

MLK week community dinner facilitates discussion on social activism

Elizabeth Lagerback, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

People gathered in Larison Dining Hall on Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, for the “How We Examine Social Activism MLK Jr.” community dinner. The event brought students, faculty, and staff together to celebrate King and foster discussion about social activism on campus and in the world. This...

The LC Takeover

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Activities and Campus Events (ACE) hosted what is known as the LC Takeover in the Elaine Langone Center on Oct. 26. The event had activities such as massages, Mario Kart, game shows, painting, and therapy dogs. There were also mac and cheese bites, chicken nuggets, and bison dip for students to snack...

Politicians deserve civility, but McConnell confrontation is warranted

Griffin Perrault, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Uncategorized

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted inside a Kentucky restaurant on Oct. 19 by a band of upset protesters. They shouted at McConnell to “leave the country,” as their protests were driven by concerns about cutting entitlement programs such as Social Security. Needless to say, McConnell’s...

Facebuck: University students establish social network after Facebook data leaks

Facebuck: University students establish social network after Facebook data leaks

Charles Beers, Satire Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Following the discovery that approximately 30 million users had their private information stolen by hackers, the University administration has announced that it is severing ties with all of its official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Google Hangouts, and Myspace. Officials report that a team of computer...

Letter to the Editor: The shutdown of several Outdoor Education and Leadership programs

October 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Dear Editor, Last Thursday Bucknell’s administration announced to OEL’s managers that five of their seven programs will be closed after fall break. Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL) is the mother of the outdoor programs at Bucknell, and includes the Rental Center, the Climbing Wall, Bison ...

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