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Community runs 5k for philanthropy

Alexandra Rosen Writer On Nov. 2, the Bucknell Brigade organized the Making it to Managua 5k in order to raise money for its upcoming trip to Nicaragua, where the group will participate in various community service projects. The Bucknell Brigade is a humanitarian group founded in 1999 following the devastation of Hurricane Mitch. The organization is comprised of students and faculty […]

University inducts three trustees

Jackson McCarron News Editor University President John Bravman announced the induction of three new trustees in an email to faculty and staff on Oct. 5. During the general meeting, which was held from Oct. 3-5, the Board of Trustees welcomed new members Susan Ginkel ’76, Kirsten Heinemann ’81 P’12 P’15, and Chris Sullivan ’92. “We are grateful to them for making […]

Breaking the Bubble: October 25th, 2013

International The Obama Administration reassured German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Oct. 23 that the United States was not monitoring her cell phone. While the German government did obtain evidence that suggested otherwise, the White House reiterated that it “is not monitoring and will not monitor” their communications, said White House spokesman Jay Carney. This latest […]


Women’s basketball drops Season Opener to Pittsburgh Panthers

Thomas Walter Senior Writer The 1000th game in program history ended with the women’s basketball team dropping its season opener to Pittsburgh 66-51 in Pittsburgh. The Bison fell behind early and could not claw their way back against a tough Panthers squad. Audrey Dotson ’15 opened up her junior campaign with an impressive 23 points on 9-14 shooting and […]

Men’s water polo claims second at Southern Championships

Chris McCree Senior Writer Coming into the event as the reigning champion, the men’s water polo team claimed second place at the Southern Championships this past weekend in Annapolis, Md. Holding a three-goal lead in the finals at the half, the Orange and Blue were outscored by five goals in the third quarter against Navy and eventually […]

Football fall in close contest to Fordham

Cooper Mead Senior Writer The football team (4-5) suffered a heartbreaking 23-21 loss in one of the most highly contested and exciting Bison football games in recent years at Fordham’s (10-0) on Nov. 9. The contest was marked by a myriad of direction changes and competitive drives. Despite the Bison’s efforts to overcome a 10-point deficit, their potential game-winning […]


Letter to the editor

To the Editor: Last week's issue of The Bucknellian had an article about women in the sciences that might lead readers to believe that math at Bucknell appeals more to males than to females, and that our mathematics classes are predominantly taught by males. While these old stereotypes may be true … [Read More...]

Editorial: New Orleans class is good addition to off campus studies

A new class is being offered for the summer of 2014 to take place in New Orleans. The course will be three weeks long, similar to the Bucknell-in Summer Programs hosted by the Office of International Education. We believe that this class has a lot of potential for students to expand their depth of … [Read More...]

Period dramas provide escape for audience

Caroline Schaeffer Writer Now you may ask, what’s so enticing about a show set in the past? There weren't even cell phones! The main characters can’t communicate at the speed of light! What’s the point of living in the past when the present is just as entertaining? To that I answer--at least fr … [Read More...]

Arts & Life

“Black Comedy” promises unexpected hilarious plot twists

Christina Oddo Managing Editor The University’s Theatre Department is proud to present “Black Comedy,” a play originally by Peter Shaffer. The show promises to keep the audience at the edge of th … [Read More...]

ACE gets student body into Halloween spirit

Anna Jones Arts & Life Editor The University began to get into the spirit of Halloween last weekend with many holiday themed events. One of the largest, Spooktacular, was hosted by … [Read More...]

Fall break retreat makes deep impact on participants

Anna Jones Arts & Life Editor While most students traveled home or to New York City for fall break, a handful stayed right here in Lewisburg. Forty-five students from all grades participated … [Read More...]