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September 3rd, 2020

Go on an Adventure with Us: How the BCSE is Making Lemonade from Lemons.

This semester and possibly the entire academic year looks very different for Bucknell and campuses throughout the country. Bucknell has taken due diligence and our numbers are looking great because of the hard work and team effort of all of campus. But students still feel the strain. The lack of social opportunities due to covid-19 and large annual events such as the Susquehanna River Symposium going digital, all leave a void for students. Necessity is the mother of invention. We at the BCSE saw the need for students to get outdoors and be social without compromising anyone’s health. What we’ve […]

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August 26th, 2020

A Turning Point For Fossil Fuels & a Greener Future

For decades the road to greener, renewable energy and the slow of climate change has been an uphill battle. The fossil fuel industry has been largely responsible for thwarting green movement global progress. As a $257 billion industry in the U.S. alone and much of the world still relying on high carbon-producing fossil fuels, large-scale change has been slow-going. Nonetheless, we haven’t given up on the goal of a cleaner planet for future generations. Collectively, the world has been making changes and advancements in renewable energies to reduce our CO₂ emissions in hopes of slowing and ultimately reversing climate change. […]

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June 30th, 2020

Proof That Humans Are the Problem & the Silver Lining in COVID19

The world was hit hard and fast by the COVID19 pandemic. No one expected it to travel as far and as quickly as it did. Our routines, travel, and every day life was tossed in a metaphorical salad of chaos. Everywhere we looked people were wearing masks which, in time, evolved into somewhat of a fashion statement. Hand sanitizer and toilet paper were the most sought after commodities for months. People panicked and cleaned out store shelves. The greed of the people showed its ugly face and the finger-pointing, hatred, and ignorance grew parallel to people’s fear and restlessness. Stay-at-home […]

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May 7th, 2020

Teaching in the Face of a Pandemic

No one was prepared for how fast the world changed. Most of us were just expecting that it wouldn’t reach us. We went about our lives and hoped for the best. Then our world was turned upside down. uncertainty swept the globe and higher academia was no exception. At Bucknell, we are committed to serving our students with the best education that we possibly can. This includes research intensive and hands-on courses. So where did that leave us in the face of the pandemic? In a tough spot to say the least. But our faculty, staff and students rose to […]

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