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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 18, 2018


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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


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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 ...

Letter to the Editor: The demolition of Fran’s House from the perspective of current residents

October 5, 2018


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Dear Editor, Here are the facts of this situation. Summit House, the current location of the Fran’s House affinity house, the LGBTQ affinity house, will be demolished after this academic year. This is not unreasonable, as for the past few years, the physical structure of the house has been startin...

Beyond the Bison: Virtual varsity: Michigan considering making video gaming a varsity sport

Beyond the Bison: Virtual varsity: Michigan considering making video gaming a varsity sport

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Michigan high schoolers may soon be able to take the digital field to earn varsity letters. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) regularly evaluates the interest and participation levels in high school sports. MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl said that considering the addition of...

Renowned classicist Emily Wilson on modernizing “The Odyssey”

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


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Emily Wilson, a professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke on Sept. 7 in Bucknell Hall on her work regarding “The Odyssey.” Stephanie Larson, professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, introduced Wilson, calling her, “a new muse, telling an old story...

Ruby Gould

Ruby Gould

September 3, 2018


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Philosophy & Spanish '19 Harding, NJ Joining The Bucknellian staff in the fall of her sophomore year as the section editor for Opinions, Ruby has since taken over the role of Print Managing Editor, and now Editor-in-Chief. This summer she worked for the International Rescue Committee in Eliz...

Sam Rosenblatt

Sam Rosenblatt

September 3, 2018


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Political Science & Spanish '20 Newton, MA This summer I worked on a gubernatorial campaign in Massachusetts and then as a counselor at a sleepaway camp in Maine. This is my third semester on The Bucknellian’s Editorial Board, after serving as the Opinions Editor last year. ...

Janey Woo

Janey Woo

September 3, 2018


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Education with Human Diversity Concentration '20 Mahwah, NJ Janey spent her summer on campus researching factors that affect educational attitudes and future aspirations among low-income minority children. She joined The Bucknellian in the fall of her sophomore year as a Special Features Layout Ed...

Jared Shapiro

Jared Shapiro

September 3, 2018


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Markets, Innovation & Design '20 Bethesda, MD This summer Jared worked as a marketing intern for Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK in McLean, Virginia. In this role he focused on consumer loyalty and membership and helped manage USA TODAY NETWORK’s subscriber loyalty program. Jared has been on T...

Charles Beers

Charles Beers

September 3, 2018


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Computer Science & Creative Writing '19 Huntington, NY Charles began his career with The Bucknellian as a first-year news writer, sporting his trademark Harry Potter glasses and the whitest New Balance sneakers on campus. Now, three years later and slightly more experienced, he has returned f...

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